YouShouldPlayThis! takes a look at Mick and Mack Global Gladiators for the Sega Genesis.
Believe it or not, the game was produced by the same developer who made the classic Disney’s Aladdin and Earthworm Jim games. So, is the game any good? Let’s take a look…
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Here’s a really cool live speedrun of Disney’s Aladdin for the Sega Genesis (one of the prettiest platformers ever, IMHO) with running commentary that reveals some nice tricks for running faster, jumping further, and even skipping the magic carpet ride level!
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After seeing the success of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise and the Sonic the Hedgehog games, Playmates Toys decided they wanted to develop a new franchise in-house and then rake in the bucks with video games, cartoons, toys, etc. So, they grabbed a suitcase full of cash, and hired Dave Perry and his company Shiny Interactive to make the game that would launch it all. That game ended up being Earthworm Jim.
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The Sultan’s Dungeon in Aladdin on the Genesis carries on the not-so-fine tradition of irritating players of 8/16-bit games with disappearing and reappearing blocks. So glad this isn’t a “thing” anymore…