I have been planning to write this article for more than a year now. We have already played a bunch of Sega Master System Co-op games, most of them in fact but to be honest we haven’t cleared a lot of them. This is due to a simple fact; we do not like the games enough!
Yes… In our opinion the Master System is a pretty weak system for co-op and by far the weakest of the ones we have covered so far. Nevertheless we would like to present you with our 10 favorite co-op games on the system. It is hard for us to rank them in a particular order since none of them really deserves very high praise, Just keep in mind that very few if any of these games would make it to out Top 10 Co-op NES Games.
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After playing the Sega Master System steadily for the last 2 years we feel that we are finally ready to give you a top 10 list for the system. Arguably more powerful than the NES, the Master System still wasn’t able to generate the same popularity as the NES except maybe in Europe and Brazil where it was relevant way into the early 90’s.
Although heavily beaten by the NES the Sega Master System still has plenty of games worth playing.
These are our 10 favorite:
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I return to the Master System once again and i have been looking forward to playing this game for a while. Golvellius is an action-adventure game developed by Compile for the MSX in 1987 and then reprogrammed and published by Sega on the Sega Master System in 1988. Compile went bankrupt in the early 2000s but they made some quality titles in the 8-bit and 16-bit eras. They created Puyo Puyo, a puzzle game that became vastly popular around the globe. They also created some very solid shooters like Gunhed(Blazing Lazers), the Aleste series and the Spriggan games.
Out of the bunch the best game developed by Compile might be Golvellius, a game that plays a lot like the original Zelda but it is so much more than just that.
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We continue to check out the more obscure Ninja Gaiden titles for various systems with the Master System version made by SIMS and published by Sega in 1992. Unlike the PC Engine version we covered earlier the Master System version is not a remake/remaster but a standalone title.
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Let’s back up a bit and look up some co-op games for the Master System. First we decided to take a look at Time Soldiers, a run and gun game similar to Ikari Warriors and Shock Troopers. The Master System was not exactly famous for good cover art, in fact it was quite the opposite. Time Soldiers though has an illin’ cover art which definitely played a part in me buying the game and our decision to make Time Soldiers our first Master System Co-op venture! It can’t be much worse than Ikari Warriors! Can it?
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Hello and welcome to another review! This time we take on Dynamite Dux! Why? Well, I am a big fan of the Happy Console Gamer and his YouTube channel and it has become pretty infamous that he really hates this game. As a child he wanted to spend his 90 hard earned Canadian Dollars on something special, something he could immerse in and fall in love with. I think it is safe to say that he didn’t get what he wanted. I love listening to that just as much as any of you but I still felt I had to check out what the fuzz is about. I played Dynamite Dux and I found it to be OK… An OK game with much more potential than the final product actually shows. Continue reading Dynamite Dux (1989 Sega Master System)