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SEGA Genesis Classics
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  opened by paleface at 14:57:11 02/10/23  
  last modified by paleface at 17:09:17 12/30/23  
  paleface [sys=PS4; cat=Action_Variety; loc=NA]
           
The 3D "your bedroom" motif is a bit of a pain but the emulation seems fine, except I would prefer to be able to remap my buttons, and on a per-game basis. Every time I re-install this I'm reminded that I can't stand Genesis games close-up.
 
  paleface 11:21:06 04/19/23
           
 
  paleface 20:38:10 04/19/23
           

 
Another go at Sega Genesis Classics on PS4, this time checking out the platform games--and a few others--to see if I can find any I like like I'm liking Castlevania for the NES (see entry 1571).
 
Shinobi III was all right. And I guess maybe ESWAT, aside from being a big white guy with a gun.
 
  paleface 17:05:26 12/30/23
           
Tried 3 of the 4 Sonic games again, skipping Sonic Spinball. Dislike the controls in Sonic 1 and 2; 1 just feels clunky all around; 2 has a spin dash (was that in 1? didn't go back to check; didn't think it was but I dunno for sure) but that's clunky too 'cause you gotta 1) hold down 2) press Jump a lot 3) release down--and somehow that just all muddles me up. Eh. Also not really into the Genesis graphics in these, I dunno. And Sonic 3D Blast is an isometric horror show by British studio Traveller's Tales, who now do Lego games.
 
  paleface 17:09:08 12/30/23
           
Ah Sonic Mania (see entry 1714) also has the hold-down spin dash thing...but the controls all feel way more responsive in that game, and the movement in general feels way more responsive.
    
references:
· SEGA Mega Drive and Genesis Classics (PC)
· Sonic Generations (PC)
· Sonic Mania (PC)
· Sonic Origins Plus (PC)
· Sonic the Hedgehog: Pocket Adventure (NGPC)

 
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