Out Run – Sega Icon

In 1986 Sega released a follow up of sorts to the company’s highly successful Hang-On game from the previous year. Utilizing the same processor technology of that acclaimed motorcycle game, Out Run was born and became a massive hit for Sega. Like Hang-On, players drove through various stages as quickly as possible, accumulating a scoreContinue reading “Out Run – Sega Icon”

Sega Classic: Hang-On

The Sega Master System was the first video game console I ever owned. I remember opening it Christmas morning 1987 with the kind of excitement only a child under the age of 10 obtains. My parents were smart, making sure I opened this gift last, because before the wrapping paper even hit the ground, IContinue reading “Sega Classic: Hang-On”

An Interesting Past – Super Sprint

Last week we covered Ivan Ironman Stewart’s Super Off Road, a game many describe as Super Sprint, but on dirt with trucks. So, this week let’s take a closer look at Super Sprint – a game with an interesting history. Released in 1986, Super Sprint was a successor to the previously released game simply titleContinue reading “An Interesting Past – Super Sprint”

Ivan “Ironman” Stewart’s Super Off Road

This game, with an incredibly long name, was one of my favourites when I was nine years old. After its release it immediately shot to the top of my list of must play machines whenever I’d spot one in an arcade. I’d drop several dollars’ worth of quarters into the machine – not exactly chumpContinue reading “Ivan “Ironman” Stewart’s Super Off Road”