[ongoing thread of select excerpts from old video game magazines]
[sega saturn magazine 1, nov 1995]

[mean machines sega magazine 1, oct 1992]
a drawing of the GamesMaster Zone located in Comet stores

[mega machines sega magazine 1, oct 1992]
oh hey look hidden palace zone from sonic 2, can’t wait for when i get to play that in the game!

[mega machines sega magazine 1, oct 1992]
wow can’t wait for when that happens too!

[mega machines sega magazine 2, nov 1992]
an article on the Hamley’s Metropolis, of which not much is known outside of it housing some rare games. Sega seemed to drop their involvement with it in the early 2000s.

[mega machines sega magazine 2, nov 1992]
shoutout to all my friends named PLAYER A

gun 

[mega machines sega magazine 2, nov 1992]
sonic with a gun

[next generation 1, jan 1995]
trip hawkins convinces you to buy a 3do by saying “ah fuck it we’re all dying anyway”

abuse mention 

[next generation 1, jan 1995]
i dont even have a comment for this one

[next generation 1, jan 1995]
a whole lineup of planned games for sega’s 32x featuring titles that never released, including alien trilogy, castlevania, and street fighter: the movie

fake article 

[next generation 1, jan 1995]
a news article supposedly from the future about artificial intelligence in biological lifeforms

[next generation 1, jan 1995]
a report on rumors of IBM buying apple?

[next generation 1, jan 1995]
an artist’s interpretation of the then unrevealed Virtual Boy, with a non immersive see through visor

nsfw adj 

[next generation 1, jan 1995]
does anybody know if the nec fx helped the popularity of semi naked girls

blood / death 

[next generation 1, jan 1995]
part of an article on the future of horror games

[next generation 1, jan 1995]
re: the question of “do you think violence in video games causes a higher propensity of violence in players”
(JW is Jay Wilbur, GA is Gilbert Austin)

[next generation 1, jan 1995]
prototype gex night (you wouldnt get it)

[next generation 2, feb 1995]
from an opinion piece on modems in gaming

futuristic eugenics 

[next generation 2, feb 1995]
another article from the future, and i am fairly certain this is just the plot of gattaca

Follow

[next generation 2, feb 1995]
a selection of profile pictures from the X-BAND online service

[next generation 2, feb 1995]
information on the US West Interactive TV, which was planned to use 3DO hardware to allow users to watch TV and play games. it was ultimately scrapped.

[mega machines sega magazine 3, dec 1992]
in case you needed a reminder

gun in image 

[mega machines sega magazine 3, dec 1992]
christmas artwork of “YOB”, the mascot for the magazine’s letter section

[mega machines sega magazine 3, dec 1992]
I uh. im not sure what this means

[mega machines sega magazine 3, dec 1992]
give this game a miss (gives it an 89/100 anyway)

[mega machines sega magazine 3, dec 1992]
look everyone, its the famous caped crusader, PAUL

[next generation 3, feb 1995]
i think ive posted about this interview before but its never not funny

[next generation 3, feb 1995]
so uh, how much was the sega saturn again,

[next generation 3, feb 1995]
the 32x was discontinued after 2 years

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@maples i'm cool sounds

i can think of someone who'd be goo

@maples I'm either goo or amazing animations

with a hint of rocket launchers maybe

@maples Cant believe the Steam Controller stole its design from the Turbo Touch 360

@ShadyFennec @maples there is no fig, I lied! It was never real...

@maples Lorem Ispum before it became readily available?

Also, that squished Lotus screenshot. :blobwoah:

@maples just once I would love for christian bale batman to do the batman gravelly voice and everything but actually be reading darkwing duck lines

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@maples I got a 32X when the price fell to $20 and I never owned any of the other ones, so he was right in a sense lol

@maples "it's good but redundant" feels like an OK reason to give that score? Like if the other game isn't available it tells you it's not a bad choice, y'know?

@maples I couldn't even *walk* when this issue of Dragon Magazine came out [cw: misogyny, mention of pregnancy and sexual assault in second image]

unwinnable.com/2015/04/28/drag

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