Sega Fanboy: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for Game Gear

 

The sequel to Sega’s classic platformer about a famous, anthropomorphic hedgehog is insanely difficult and unfair on Sega’s handheld Game Gear. In this episode of Sega Fanboy, Ross reviews Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for Game Gear.

 

 
Sega Fanboy: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for Game Gear

Sega Fanboy: Sonic the Hedgehog for Sega Master System

 

Did you know that Sega made Sonic the Hedgehog for their 8-Bit console, the Sega Master System? Well, Ross has you covered in this edition of the Sega Fanboy where he introduces the uninitiated to Sega’s earnest effort to bring their legendary 16-Bit mascot to their aging 8-Bit console.

 

 
Sega Fanboy: Sonic the Hedgehog for Sega Master System

Say Hello To: Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

 

Back in 1983, the video game industry was all but dead after the gaming world collapsed under the weight of its own, misguided ambitions. In the mid-80s, Nintendo entered into the mass-market, and vacant, video game business with the release of the Famicom, or Nintendo Entertainment System, and the industry has marched forward ever since. In this episode of Say Hello To, Ross takes us through the fabled history of the venerable console that many credit for saving the video game industry.

 

 
Say Hello To: Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

Sega Fanboy: Streets of Rage Remake

 

Streets of Rage is a classic side-scroller beat-em-up that had a profound effect on the gaming world during the Sega Genesis/Megadrive days; so profound that fans have wanted a sequel or remake for many years. Sadly, the franchise died with Sega’s 16-Bit behemoth, but the unofficial, and legal, Streets of Rage Remake has continued where the old series left off. Join Ross in this installment of Sega Fanboy as he explores this FREE to download title.

 


Sega Fanboy: Streets of Rage Remake

Say Hello To: Vectrex

 

The Vectrex is another 2nd generation video game console that fell victim to the industry crash of the 1980s. Unique in its design, the console came complete with its own monitor and it used monochrome vector graphics. Despite its lack of color, the Vectrex displayed some of the most advanced graphics for its time, and really brought home an arcade experience.

 

 
Say Hello To: Vectrex