Golden Axe is one of Sega’s greatest arcade games, and one of the headliners of the Mega Drive’s early line up. It loses some of the graphical lustre of the arcade original, but it does add two extra stages at the end to compensate.
Hardcore Gaming 101 is arguably one of the best sources online when it comes to video game information. Their in-depth articles on major game series and obscure games have a…
To close out our Mega Drive based Retro Gaming Theatre videos for 2012, I decided to drag out my favourite game on the system – Streets of Rage II. The…
Cricket season is in full swing, so I figured we’d take a look at the second of two cricket games released for the Mega Drive – Shane Warne Cricket. It’s…
Alien Storm is one of Sega’s oft-forgotten arcade games from the late 80s/early 90s. It’s a bit like Golden Axe with a few shooting sections, and some pretty cool alien…
Aladdin was one of the biggest surprises of 1993 – an honest to god high quality licensed game. Virgin, Disney and Sega teamed up to develop and promote the product,…
Xbox Live Arcade
Capcom Arcade Collection All-in-One Pack – 2000 points ($AU33.00)
Nintendo eShop (Australia, Europe)
WiiU Virtual Console
Kirby’s Dream Course (SNES, 60Hz) – $AU10.40 ($AU7.30 if you own Kirby’s Adventure)
Kirby Super Star (SNES, 60Hz) – $AU10.40 ($AU7.30 if you own Kirby’s Adventure)
Nintendo eShop (North America)
WiiU Virtual Console
Kirby’s Dream Course (SNES) – $US7.99
Kirby Super Star (SNES) – $US7.99
Kirby’s Dream Land 3 (SNES) – $US7.99
Buy all three Kirby releases, get the third one free until May 30.
PlayStation Store (Australia, Europe)
Darkstalkers Resurrection (PSPlus exclusive) – $AU14.45
Capcom Arcade Cabinet All-in-One Pack – $AU43.95
PlayStation Store (North America)
Ratchet: Deadlocked (PS2 Classics) – $US9.99
Darkstalkers Resurrection + Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix – $US14.99
Golden Axe – $US2.99 (Save 25%)
Good Old Games
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – $US3.74 (75% off)
Unreal Deal Pack (includes Unreal Gold, Unreal 2: The Awakening, Unreal Tournament: Game of the Year Edition, Unreal Tournament 2004: Editor’s Choice Edition and Unreal Tournament III: Black) – $US10.00 (75% off)
This week’s Auction Watch is a mix of Nintendo stuff and Mega Drive peripherals. Quite a healthy week on eBay compared to recent times.
“The Tank” controller for Mega Drive – This is an Australian made 6 button joystick for the Mega Drive. It was available in one and two player variants – lives up to its name because it’s built like a brick shithouse. It’s arguably the best arcade style joystick on the system.
Player 2 Justifier (Mega Drive) – The pink Justifier is much rarer than the blue one since it was only available by mail order through the original distributor.
Donkey Kong 64 (Nintendo 64) – Complete with Expansion Pak
Alien vs. Predator (SNES) – Australian PAL exclusive, expect this to get bloody