Finish Him

“Finish Him!” is a quote from the Mortal Kombat fighting game series. After the completion of a fight, the overseer yell’s “Finish Him!” or “Finish Her!”, giving the bout winner an opportunity to perform a horrific killing (known in the game as Fatalities) on their battered opponent.

Sega Cd

The Sega CD attachment made it possible for CD-ROM based games and music playback for the Sega Genesis. The add-on was known for it’s large library of Full Motion Video (FMV) games. The North American release of the accessory was in 1992.

fmv

FMV or full motion video is a type of video game that heavily relied on videos rather then actual gameplay. This was popular around the early 90s with the widespread release of CD-ROM discs and consoles such as the Sega CD and 3DO.

Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII is role-playing video game created by Square for the PlayStation. The game is about a group of mercenaries against a sinister conglomerate. Released in 1997 with worldwide success, it helped mainstream Japanese Role Playing Games in the western market. Flicking through the pages of EGM, Gamefan, Gamepro, you couldn’t miss an ad […]

Genesis Does What Nintendon’t

Genesis Does What Nintendon’t is an infamous slogan coined in a commercial during the 90s Console Wars between Nintendo and Sega. The commercial makes robust claims about the Sega Genesis console’s capabilities in comparison to the Nintendo console. The commercial is best known for it’s jingle.

Prince of Persia 2

Prince of Persia 2 is a cinematic platform game developed and released by Broderbund Software. Released in 1993 for PC, 1994 for Mac and 1996 for Super Nintendo console. It’s the follow-up to the critically acclaimed Prince of Persia. This time, the Prince is uprooted by an imposter and must go on a quest to reclaim his reputation.

Jaguar Do the Math

“Jaguar, Do the Math” was the tagline for the 1993 Atari Jaguar game console. It referred to the consoles 64-bit capabilities, compared to the rival Super-Nintendo and Sega Genesis 16-bit capabilities.