Game Corner: Zool: Ninja of the “Nth” Dimension (Mega Drive)

That’s right; we’re back in the nineties with another bright, colourful action/platformer. This time we’re looking at one of many attempts by the Amiga to copy SEGA’s success with Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic Team, 1991), Zool: Ninja of the “Nth” Dimension (Gremlin Graphics, 1992), which was ported to the Mega Drive by Electronic Arts. Given … Continue reading Game Corner: Zool: Ninja of the “Nth” Dimension (Mega Drive)

Game Corner: Cool Spot (Mega Drive)

Aah, the nineties. A time when, thanks to the escalating battle between SEGA and Nintendo for console supremacy, everyone and their mother was desperate to have a cute, action/platformer mascot. These mascots had to be cool; they had to be fun; and, most of all, they had to have attitude. Because of this, we got … Continue reading Game Corner: Cool Spot (Mega Drive)

Game Corner: Jazz Jackrabbit (PC/DOS)

I’ve previously spoken about my love and loyalty towards SEGA’s Sonic the Hedgehog franchise and, no doubt, will do again at some point in the future but one thing that I, perhaps, did not mention about Sonic’s impact on my life was a consequential love for fast-paced action platformer videogames. It’s easy to forget these … Continue reading Game Corner: Jazz Jackrabbit (PC/DOS)