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
SEGA MASTER SYSTEM
Better than Nintendo Entertainment System? Were you the one kid in your class that had it?
Alex Kidd in Miracle World
Great… sports series
Wonder Boy III
Sega Cards – Ghost House, Transbot
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’S ROUGH YEARS
Sega Game Gear, Sega CD, Sega Saturn, Sega 32X
The Resurgence and Last Stand of Sega
Birth of 2K sports series (NFL 2K-Randy Moss, NBA 2K- Allen Iverson, MLB 2K-Pedro Martinez)
Virtua Fighter – hot until Tekken came along
Jet Grind Radio
WHAT’S NEXT FOR SEGA?
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.
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