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Mastering The System #47 The Terminator #48 Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Sent from the future to track down and destroy one retro gamer in the 21st Century, The Terminator requires just your tea, your slippers and your Master System. Prepare for the rise of the 8-bit machine.

Mastering The System #46 Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse

Developer: Sega Publisher: Sega Year: 1990 Players: 1 Played Before: Yes (Mega Drive) Also on: Game Gear, Mega Drive Progress: Completed The evil witch Mizrabel has abducted Minnie with the intention of stealing her looks and making Minnie ugly. As … Continue reading

Mastering The System #45 Arcade Smash Hits

Developer: Images Publisher: Virgin Games Year: 1992 Players: 1-2 Played Before: No Also on: Master System Exclusive Progress: Stage 6 (Breakout), 27,587 (Centipede), 34,700 (Missile Command) I’ll admit to not being a huge fan of ports of the most well-known … Continue reading

Mastering The System #44 Woody Pop: Shinjinrui no Block Kuzushi

Developer: Sega Publisher: Sega Year: 1987 Players: 1 Played Before: Yes Also on: GameGear Progress: Not very far without continuing! During the 1980s, Breakout clones were ten a penny and appeared absolutely everywhere, some available for nothing on home computer … Continue reading

Mastering The System #43 Rampage

Developer: Sega Publisher: Sega/Activision Year: 1988 Players: 1-2 Played Before: Yes (Arcade, Spectrum) Also on: Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Amiga, Amstrad, Arcade, Commodore 64, Lynx, NES, ZX Spectrum Progress: Stage 8 Hot on the heels of Paperboy, this … Continue reading

Mastering The System #42 Paperboy

Developer: Tiertex Publisher: US Gold Year: 1990 Players: 1 Played Before: Yes (Arcade, Spectrum) Also on: Amiga, Amstrad, Arcade, Atari ST, BBC, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Gear, Lynx, Mega Drive, NES, ZX Spectrum Progress: Wednesday (Easy … Continue reading

Mastering The System #41 The Ninja

Developer: Sega Publisher: Sega Year: 1986 Players: 1-2 Played Before: No Also on: Master System Exclusive Progress: Stage 4 The Ninja is either a sequel or update to Sega’s 1985 arcade game Ninja Princess. In fact, the in-game map is … Continue reading

Mastering The System #40 Golden Axe Warrior

Developer: Sega Publisher: Sega Year: 1991 Players: 1 Played Before: No Also on: Master System Exclusive Progress: Completed (with help of a map) Our old giant adversary Death Adder (minus points for lack of traditional equals sign in his name) … Continue reading

Mastering The System #32 Columns #33 Dr Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine #34 Klax

Every gamer at some point in their life must have played a match-three puzzle game, whether it’s one from Compile’s ubiquitous and absolutely barmy Puyo Puyo series, the more recent iPhone hit Candy Crush or one of the thousands of … Continue reading

Mastering The System #31 Double Dragon

Developer: Arc System Works Publisher: Sega Year: 1988 Players: 1-2 Played Before: Yes Also on: Amiga, Amstrad, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Lynx, Mega Drive, MSX, NES, PC, ZX Spectrum Progress: Completed … Continue reading