Category Archives: AM2

Nickel-A-Play Arcade in Aurora, CO

Nickel-A-Play is an arcade about ten minutes outside of Denver, Colorado. You pay a $3.50 entrance fee, then you can play any arcade game (except DDR) for free. It is totally awesome and offers a ton of rad games for … Continue reading

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Sega Digital Review – Virtua Fighter 2

Released November 27, 2012 / $4.99 Version Reviewed: PSN Original Release: Arcade / November 1994 While the Virtua Fighter series is my favorite fighting game franchise of all time, I didn’t really “get” the series until my friend Chris and … Continue reading

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You Really Ought to Buy Hardcore Gaming 101’s SEGA ARCADE CLASSICS Book

If you are at all interested in strange/great/obscure/interesting games, you probably read Hardcore Gaming 101 on a fairly regular basis. Well, the folks behind that indispensable resource have released their second book (the first was a guide to classic adventure games), and … Continue reading

Posted in After Burner, Alex Kidd, Altered Beast, AM2, Fantasy Zone, Golden Axe, OutRun, Sega fans are awesome, Sega history, Shinobi, Space Harrier, Yu Suzuki | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

AWESOME! An old preview of Super GT

EDIT 7/30/11: Eric over at the excellent blog Musings of a Sega Racing Fan linked to this article and did an awesome write-up on it. Check it out here! I recently found this April 1997 issue of one of my … Continue reading

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Modern Sega Classics: After Burner Climax

Sega may not be as large and prolific as they were during their hardware-making days, but they still develop and publish some of the most fun and creative games on modern systems. Here I (attempt to) give these games the … Continue reading

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