Tag Archives: Master System

Greatest Levels in Gaming: “Alex Kidd in Miracle World” (SEGA Master System – Attack Helicopter Week Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering’s Attack Helicopter Week. Today we’re taking a look at one of the most innovative stages from SEGA’ flagship title for the Master System, Alex Kidd in Miracle World. In the mid to late 80s, the SEGA Master System was the underdog in a sales race with the Nintendo Entertainment System juggernaut. Despite starting development as

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Review: “Rambo – First Blood Part II” (SEGA Master System)

In 1986, the 8-bit era was in its infancy. Nintendo had a few months to show the world that video games were not dead (Thanks, Atari!), and SEGA had just entered into the North American market hoping to capitalize on some of Nintendo’s success. One of the earliest games for the Master System was a license of one of the

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“Alex Kidd in Miracle World” now on Switch as part of the SEGA Ages line; debut trailer released

SEGA’s greatest mascot (fight me, Sonic fanboys) is finally making his Nintendo Switch debut with the release of Alex Kidd in Miracle World as part of the SEGA Ages line. Here’s a breakdown of some of the game’s new features as a SEGA Ages title: Ages Mode: Adding Countless New Elements In addition to “Original Mode,” where the original version

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“SEGA Ages: Phantasy Star” now available for Nintendo Switch in Japan; new trailer released

As of 31 October, SEGA Ages: Phantasy Star is available on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop. To mark the occasion, SEGA released a new trailer (below) which highlights some of the Switch port’s features, including the sound test and monster codex.   Here is list of the game’s features* from SEGA’s official website: • The Original Phantasy Star Comes to

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Bitmap Books announces SEGA Master System Visual Compendium

On Monday, UK-based Bitmap Books launched a Kickstarter campaign to create an officially-licenced coffee table book on the SEGA Master System. SEGA Master System: a visual compendium is officially licensed by SEGA and is the first book of this kind to be released focussing on the Master System. SEGA Master System: a visual compendium is being created by an experienced

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