Category Archives: Reflections

Reflection: M.U.S.H.A. (SEGA Week Special)

Being SEGA Week and all, I thought it would make sense to highlight one of the most prized games in the Genesis library: M.U.S.H.A. Since The Splintering doesn’t really do “reviews”, I’m winging it with the whole “reflection” thing. Time to give M.U.S.H.A a bit of The Splintering’s trademark TLC … Prepare for bemusement! What is it? M.U.S.H.A. … Who

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Reflection: “Fantasy Zone II: the Tears of Opa-Opa” 3DS (SEGA Week Special)

Opa-Opa has once again taken flight in 3D Fantasy Zone II: the Tears of Opa-Opa, which is part of M2’s highly-regarded line of SEGA 3D Classics. 3D Fantasy Zone II was rebuilt from the ground up, including unlockable options, extra modes, and of course, stereoscopic 3D effects courtesy of the 3DS hardware. Opa-Opa looks hot in 3D! I wanna lick

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Reflection: “Ecco: the Tides of Time” (SEGA Week Special)

I have a very special treat to kick off SEGA Week here at The Splintering. Yes, with me today, I have the very unique opportunity to interview the one and only, Ecco the Dolphin himself. The Splintering (TS): Hi, Ecco. Thanks so much taking some time out to hang with us here at The Splintering. Ecco: Kee-kee! Kack-kak-kak! TS: That’s

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Reflection – “Captain America and the Avengers” (Genesis)

In 1991, Data East released Captain America and The Avengers in arcades. It became a moderate hit, prompting Data East to develop a console version on the Genesis/Mega Drive in 1992. Now, nearly 30 years later, justice is being served as Marvel Entertainment is finally releasing Avengers: Endgame, the movie which is based on Data East’s arcade classic! Okay, so

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Hero or Traitor? Andre Frattino introduces “Tokyo Rose” to a new generation in his graphic novel (Interview)

Earlier in March, writer Andre Frattino launched a Kickstarter campaign for Tokyo Rose: Zero Hour, an all-new one-shot graphic novel written by Frattino and featuring illustrations by Kate Kasenow. We got a chance to have a quick back and forth with Frattino, who was gracious enough to respond to our questions on the Tokyo Rose campaign. As always, the answers

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“The Abductables” creator tells his horrifying alien abduction story! (Interview)

Earlier in March,  writer Michael Derrick launched an Indiegogo campaign for The Abductables, an all-new 52-page one-shot sci-fi/comedy graphic novel about an alien abduction gone wrong written by Derrick and featuring illustrations by Ibai Canales. We got a chance to ask Derrick several questions about the The Abductables campaign, and he was gracious enough to respond. As always, the answers

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