Tag: Sega Genesis

Sega teases return to the console market?! Not so fast, sparky!

Those of us raised in the 90s will remember the above slogan that Sega used to stick it to Nintendo during the great Console Wars. Sega gained an upper hand with the release of the Genesis in 1992 which introduced their speedy blue mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog. Then, it was a lot of back and …

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“On the Next Level” kicks back with Shaq Fu!!

Licensing basketball players who quickly rose to popularity in the 90s was a common thing. Besides Madden football games, games about the stars of the court were a bigger deal than the “box” haircut. Shaquille O’Neal quickly rose to fame by becoming one of the best centers in the NBA, winning Rookie of the Year …

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Justice League Task Force asssembles “On the Next Level!!”

Superhero games have come a long way in over the years. Before the start of the 21st century, video games based on comic books have had little success except for a select few titles. Rocksteady’s hugely successful “Batman Arkham” series and the highly anticipated “Spider- Man” game from Insomniac Games are among the titles putting …

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Let’s have a shell of a time with TMNT: Tournament Fighters!!

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are one of the most popular hero teams in television and comics. They hit the pinnacle of their popularity in the mid-90s. Evidently, this led to the “Awesome Foursome” being featured in several video games on various home consoles and arcade cabinets. With the fighting game revolution dominating the market, …

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Money!! Prizes!! And more in this Time Warp Review of Smash TV!!

Welcome to Time Warp Review, J1 Fans! I am your host, Devildriver1313 and I’m bringing you a look into gaming past! Now, we all love game shows. Who doesn’t? The excitement! The surprises! The game of chance! The risk! Whatever the reason, game shows are purely entertaining. I am here to take you on journey …

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Castlevania 30th Anniversary!! Time Warp Review of Konami’s classic action/horror series!!

Count Vlad Tepes Dracula has been in many adaptions ever since he was first introduced in Bram Stoker’s novel in 1897. He has become the most recognizable creature of fiction appearing in many formats from Bela Lugosi’s haunting performance to a muppet on Sesame Street to a popular antihero in anime. In the world of …

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Get ready!! Time Warp Review hits the track with Rock ‘N’ Roll Racing!!

Ah, fast cars and hot guitars. Two extremes that go together so well. Before Activision made air guitaring popular with Guitar Hero and Harmonix brought people as close as possible to being on stage with Rock Band, a small game developing company set the stage for featuring rock music in a video game. Devildrier1313 is …

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My time at TooManyGames was great!!

The annual event for gamers kicked off this past weekend in Oaks, PA. As always, Too Many Games attracts players of all ages as well as provide nostalgia for older gamers and introduce upcoming developers trying to enter the video game market. There was no shortage of venders displaying a displaying the history of home …

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Let’s go on a “Cheesy Cartoons” adventure with Sonic the Hedgehog!!

Ah, video games. They were the boom in the late eighties and through the nineties. If you didn’t own a Nintendo or Sega, you were boring. Luckily, the popularity of their respective mascots eventually got them their own cartoon series. Nintendo’s mustachioed siblings kicked things off first. With the Console Wars kicking into high gear …

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Lock and Load!! Time Warp Review guns for Contra!!

Charge up the sled and set Rudolf’s nose on high, it’s time for another Time Warp Review! There are many shooting games out there. Call of Duty. Medal of Honor. Halo. Just to name a few. But these games didn’t just come about. They can find their roots in the shooter games of yesteryear. Ah …

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