Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf is a military themed shoot ‘em up video game developed and published by Electronic Arts. The concept of the game was inspired by the Gulf War with its story depicting a conflict between a Middle East dictator and the United States.

Streets of Rage

Streets of Rage Streets of Rage is a side scrolling beat ‘em up video game developed and published by Sega.  Released in 1991 for the Genesis / Mega Drive console the game is the first installment in the Streets of Rage series.  Known as “Bare Knuckle: Ikari no Tekken” in Japan the game became very …

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Strider is an arcade hack and slash platform video game developed and published by Capcom. The game debuted in arcades in 1989 and utilized the Capcom Play System (CPS) arcade system board that ran games from a removable daughterboard. The CPS system board allowed Capcom to develop many arcade games using the same core chipset and simply switch out smaller daughterboards that held the game data. Capcom released over 25 titles for the CPS between 1988 and 1995 with Strider being one of the first games to be created specifically for the CPS hardware.


The J-Cart is a customized Mega Drive / Genesis video game cartridge that incorporated additional controller ports into the game cartridge. The J-Cart was developed by Codemasters for Sega’s 16-bit console to expand upon the console’s capabilities by adding two additional controller ports.

Dragon’s Fury

Dragon’s Fury is a pinball video game developed by Compile and published by Tengen for the Sega Genesis. Released in 1992 the game is a modify version of the 1990 TurboGrafx-16 pinball game, Devil’s Crush.

Alien Storm

Alien Storm is a beat ‘em up arcade video game developed by Team Shinobi a subdivision of Sega R&D1 and published by Sega. Initially developed for the arcade utilizing Sega’s System 18 arcade system board the game was then redesigned for the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive home console.

Jesse “The Body” Ventura Wrestling Superstars

Jesse “The Body” Ventura Wrestling Superstars is an unreleased Sega Genesis video game that was planned for release in North American in 1992 but never came to fruition. Developed by Human, the team behind the popular Fire Pro Wrestling series, the game was a North American localization of their fourth Fire Pro wrestling game which released for the Sega Mega Drive in Japan.

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Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage

Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage is a side-scrolling beat ‘em up game developed by Software Creations for the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis. The Genesis version of the game was published by Acclaim Entertainment while the Super Nintendo version was published by Acclaim Entertainment’s subsidiary LJN.

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Sega VR

Sega VR was a virtual reality headset add-on designed for the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive console which was ultimately cancelled prior to its release. Sega believing that virtual reality would be the next big breakthrough in video games began development of a prototype in 1991.

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Zombies Ate My Neighbors

Zombies Ate My Neighbors is a run and gun video game developed by LucasArts and published by Konami. The game was primarily developed for the Super Nintendo with the decision to port the game to the Sega Genesis approximately halfway through development.