Episode 46: SEGA!

This week, we’re joined by Black Weblog Award-winning blogger and host of the Operation Cubicle show Shareef Jackson to talk about the OTHER video game console we grew up with, SEGA!


Enjoy this classic episode via our free CSP Archive! Download, listen and tell a friend (or foe)!

Mentioned in this episode:

“Get to know a Dreadnok!” Buzzer

Zaxxon & early arcade machines
Out Run/Turbo Out Run, Hang-On!/Super Hang-On!
Space Harrier, Afterburner
Shinobi, Golden Axe, Altered Beast, Alien Syndrome & other arcade machines

Better than Nintendo Entertainment System? Were you the one kid in your class that had it?
Alex Kidd in Miracle World
Great… sports series
Space Harrier
Double Dragon
Wonder Boy III
Phantasy Star/Ys
Aztec Adventure
Sega Cards – Ghost House, Transbot
Hang On
Safari Hunt

Three-button controllers, Backwards compatibilty
The launch & marketing campaign: “Genesis Does! (What Nintendon’t!)
Arcade hits (Altered Beast, Golden Axe, Afterburner II, Super Hang On, Strider, Forgotten Worlds, Revenge of Shinobi/Shadow Dancer)
Sports line-up: Super Monaco GP, Pat Riley Basketball, David Robinson’s Supreme Court Basketball, Joe Montana Sports Talk Football (pre-Madden), Tommy LaSorda Baseball, Arnold Palmer golf, Evander “Real Deal” Holyfield Boxing, Buster Douglas Boxing
Eternal Champions – coolest fighter ever?
Phantasy Star II, Sword of Vermillion
Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker
Sonic the Hedgehog series (better than Super Mario?)
Genesis vs. Super Nintendo

Sega Game Gear, Sega CD, Sega Saturn, Sega 32X

The Resurgence and Last Stand of Sega
SEGA! campaign
Sonic Adventure
Crazy Taxi
Birth of 2K sports series (NFL 2K-Randy Moss, NBA 2K- Allen Iverson, MLB 2K-Pedro Martinez)
Virtua Fighter – hot until Tekken came along
Soul Calibur
Jet Grind Radio
Shen Mue

Sega still puts out games for other systems
Would you want to see Sega make another hardware console?
Where the hell is my Shen Mue III?
Best Sega game ever? Your picks.

All this plus Tim Dogg gives us some news on the CSNN and the world infamous Sharkticon Pit!

Guest Shareef Jackson, a.k.a. Agent Jackson, is the author of 2012 Black Weblog Award-winning ShareefJackson.com, host of the Operation Cubicle podcast and member of the Nerdgasm Noire Network. He is also a video gamer, scientist, engineer and a Daffy Duck’s “Quackbusters” apologist.

Visit his sites at shareefjackson.com, operationcubicle.net ,nerdgasmnoire.net and character-select.tumblr.com

Follow him and his sites on twitter: @shareefjackson, @operationcube, @nerdgasmnoire

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Davenappy says:

    YES! Great show, and a welcome Christmas present! I loved the SEGA arcade games. Outrun and Hang On were quick ways to go through quarters. Afterburner was my game! I had a need for speed! Moonwalker was a great game!
    That SEGA “Genesis does what Ninten – DON’T”! commercial really jarred some memories loose.

    Mayim Bialik as an Ewok!

    1. Thanks, Dave. We appreciate you listening and sticking with us. We’ll have to plan an upcoming show with you again, maybe the TurboGrafx 16 episode?

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