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Retro Review: “Monster World IV”

TITLE: “Monster World IV” GENRE: Action/Platformer/RPG PLATFORM: Sega Mega Drive (Japan-only, 1994), PlayStation Network (2011), XBox Live Arcade (2011), and Wii Virtual Console (2011). RATING: Everyone ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: April 1, 1994 (Japan) “Monster World IV” is the final game…

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Retro Review: Wonderboy

  TITLE: Wonderboy DEVELOPER: Sega of America PUBLISHER: Weston Co, LTD GENRE: Action Platformer PLATFORM: Sega Master System RATING:  Not Rated. RELEASE YEAR: 1986 This is side scrolling adventures of a caveboy fighting the rebellious forces of evil to rescue his girlfriend. He employs a…

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Retro Review – Shadowrun (Sega Genesis)

  TITLE: Shadowrun DEVELOPER: Bluesky Software, Inc PUBLISHER: Sega GENRE: Action/RPG PLATFORM: Sega Genesis RATING: MA-13 RELEASE DATES: 1994 When I first played Shadowrun for the Sega Genesis, I didn’t care for it much. I think this is because I…

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Retro Review: “Shadowrun”

TITLE: “Shadowrun” DEVELOPER: Beam Software PUBLISHER: Data East GENRE: Action/RPG PLATFORM: Super Nintendo Entertainment System RATING: “Everyone” RELEASE DATES: May 1993 (North America); August 1993 (Europe); March 25, 1994 (Japan) “Shadowrun” is a console action/RPG set in the cyberpunk dystopian…

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Retro Review: “Castlevania 64″

TITLE: “Castlevania 64″ DEVELOPER: “Konami Computer Entertainment Kobe” GENRE: Action/Adventure PLATFORM: Nintendo 64 RATING: Teen (13+) RELEASE DATES: January 26, 1999 (North America); March 11, 1999 (Japan); May 14, 1999 (Europe). “Castlevania 64″ (technically simply titled “Castlevania,” or “Devil’s Castle…

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