As the days go by and the technology develops more and more, we realize how amazing some of the classic retro games were. Sega is known as one of the biggest companies who has released some of the most important games in the history of PC gaming, and for that I decided to gather some of the most popular Sega games ever made.
Among the most remarkable games released by Sega are Sonic the Hedgehog, Gunstar Heroes, Mortal Kombat and Streets of Rage. The series of Sonic games by Sega won multiple awards including Best Platformer at GamingXP’s Best of Gamescom 2011.
Here is a quick review of some of the most remarkable and popular Sega games of all times:
Sonic the Hedgehog – Sonic the Hedgehog is a video game created by Yuji Naka and was developed and owned by Sega. The franchise centers on a series of speed-based platform games and the star of the series is the blue hedgehog named Conic, whose life is often interrupted by the evil Doctor Eggman. Typically, Sonic and some of his friends (friends such as Talis, Amy and Knuckles) try to stop Eggman and foil any of his plans of world domination. The first game in the series was published in 1991 and won great popularity.
Gunstar Heroes – Gunstar Heroes was released in 1993. It is a run and gun video game which was developed by Treasure and published by Sega. Treasure’s debut game was originally released on the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in the 90’s and later on was ported to the Game Gear by M2. On 2006 it was released as part of the Gunstar Heroes: Treasire Box Collection for the PlayStation 2. The game itself won amazing popularity during the 90’s and is still famous today.
Mortal Kombat – Mortal Kombat is one of the most famous names in the gaming industry and till this very day it is still considered one of the most loved video games ever made. It was originally developed by Midway Games’ Chicago studio in 1992 and it is currently owned by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The Mortal Kombat series is known for high levels of violence and bloody scenes, including its fatalities (finishing moves that require a sequence of button inputs to perform). Nowadays you can find Mortal Kombat X on the App Store and Play Store, which is a modern version that has been adapted to mobile devices.
Sega is still known as one of the biggest companies in the field of gaming, and many of its games are highly popular today. It is responsible for some of the biggest classics of video games, and as such it is an important milestone in the gaming industry.