Amazingly enough in all my years collecting game stuff I’ve never owned a retro console that wasn’t put out by Nintendo. I didn’t even play a console other than the Game Gear a couple times! All of my friends owned Nintendo consoles so that’s all I was ever exposed to. Once my friend Nathan over at videogamesarerad.com found this out he was astonished and decided this was unacceptable, so he gave me a model one Sega Genesis!
He also gave me this 6-Pack game which has Sonic the Hedgehog, Streets of Rage, Golden Axe, Revenge of Shinobi, Columns and Super Hang On
Then I picked up Streets of Rage 2 from my local retro game store!
After playing the Genesis for a little, while my first thoughts were that it was like playing an arcade machine. The way the controller is laid out with the 3 buttons and also cause most of the games I was playing were arcade game ports, it gave me the feeling that I had an at home arcade machine. So far I have to say I’m pretty addicted to Streets of Rage II and Revenge of Shinobi, I’m really curious how Spiderman is going to make an appearance in the ninja game.
I’ve ordered a second controller so I can play 2 player Streets of Rage with someone and I also got an A/V cord so I can record some game footage, so look for that on here I really want to get Mega Man The Wily Wars just to see how different it is from the NES ones too!
Any other suggestions on games I should make sure to pick up?