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The Sega Master System never did reach a critical mass among gamers in the 8-bit days. Nintendo pretty much took the lead and ran with it. That doesn't mean that Tim and Jeff don't have a soft spot for the console. Bryan, however, remains skeptical. Alex Kidd isn't helping, either.
Watch as Tim does his best to battle Alex Kidd's floaty controls and frog-faced enemies. Either the game got harder over the years, or our Genesis adapter somehow messed around with the difficulty. That's the excuse we're going to be running with. Bryan wasn't ever exposed to the SMS, and it doesn't seem as though he's going to be converting anytime soon. Stick around for Replay Roulette, which features another classic-ish Master System game.
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You guys... so wrong... about so many things... how?
I love how Jeff kept on saying "ish", and imagine something something!
From top to bottom, probably one of the worst Replays ever...
I remember when Replays were nearly an hour long. Pepperidge Farm remembers.
Oh boy, another Alex Kidd Replay, that's not in the middle of the week this time (aw). This'll be fun.
2 bad games = short replay
This Alex Kidd game looks better than the last one GI did for Replay. Psycho Fox (what exactly makes him psycho again?) is your typical bad 2D platformer that doesn't know how to handle momentum.
the other alex kidd game on replay looked awful and this looks awful lol
I've never been a fan of Alex Kidd...this video did little to change that.
Bad replay. Oh well, it's free entertainment.
LOL I thought for certain when I think Jeff said "I have a big stack of them, which we can return to" at the end someone else said "I think I'll hate it".
Totally ignored the Master System in the 8-bit era except in the case of Double Dragon. If I remember right, MS version was co-op while Nintendo's wasn't, a major crime that only a few people cared about. The Genesis/SNES era was some of the greatest times in gaming, which leads me to this Question...Why can't we have a Contra Collection with Contra, Super C, Contra III: The Alien Wars and Contra Hard Corps on the Genesis(my favorite one, the boss fights were a f***ing comedy of errors when facing them the first time AND which got a sequel a while ago) and PS2s Shattered Soldier, THE most difficult of them all! Konami, this is an easy money maker and you know there's a Contra following. Besides, Castlevania and Metal Gear both got collections(well deserved by the way) and Contra has earned the same treatment. Cut the check, Konami and get it going!
It took me a moment to click that I have played this before, despite never seeing the box art; turns out it was because the Master System II had it built-in. Miracle World is an okay game, if a bit illogical.
Psycho Fox is another one of those games where the name rings a bell but I have no memory of the game itself. Must've been one of those one-time rentals.
Games like these are why I prefer Nintendo: while the Sega sprites look great, the animation work is just lazy, and the mechanics weren't as refined (ie, Mario's powerups are more forgiving than one-hit deaths). It's interesting that Tim hates the Master System Sonic, because that's most likely the one I played once or twice.
This is a really short Replay... but that's okay. I could perhaps catch up some on the Mega Man Legends 2 Super Replay. Or go check out some episodes of Continue? (www.youtube.com/.../ContinueShow) to get more of my necessary weekend gaming-video fix...
The game Sonic first appeared in was Rad Mobile.
Daytona USA? For sits sake that came out YEARS after Sonic. Stupid, stupid, stupid.