Posts Tagged ‘Sega’

Super Hang On

Posted: March 23, 2011 in Games
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Platform: Sega Megadrive, GBA, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Macintosh, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad, Commodore 64, Virtual Console

This, apart from Road Rash, is one of the best motorbike racing games I have ever played!  I always find the newer motorbike games for these modern-day consoles hard to control, and easy for your rider to fall off…maybe that’s just because I’m a girl.  This game was simple in comparison.

There are two modes in this game.  One is Arcade and the other is Original.  If you want to just quickly dive in there and play through swiftly, then Arcade Mode is for you.  If however you fancy getting your teeth into something, then original mode it is, which in other words means ‘career mode’. (more…)

Premier Manager

Posted: August 23, 2010 in Games
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Platform: Sega Megadrive

I remember receiving this game as a kid one christmas, really excited about the prospect of playing it – to then have my delight for the game ruined by bugs and freezing problems.  Yes – games even suffered from faults back then.  It’s not just an Xbox thing. 

The game is quite difficult, depending on your chosen club.  It is your job as manager to hire and fire the right staff and players, develop the youth team and deal with squad injuries in the appropriate manner in order to help raise your team into the top flight of the beautiful game.  But a beautiful game it is not.  The game was released full of major bugs and most of my friends who had bought copies couldn’t even get theirs to work on their system at all.  I find it pathetic and ridiculously selfish when companies release games that are clearly unfinished and broken.  It still happens today, only nowadays we have the capabilities of being able to ‘patch’ the games ourselves. (more…)