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Submitted by Roaddhogg 728d ago | opinion piece

Top Ten Genesis/Mega Drive Platformers

With a stellar selection of titles to choose from, which games made Power Up Gaming's cut? (Retro)

Relientk77  +   728d ago
There are so many great platformers for the Genesis

Ristar is amazing, and needs to come back

Sonic, Earthworm Jim, and QuackShot Starring Donald Duck all fantastic games
imXify  +   728d ago
Ristar was indeed amazing ! It's the first game I could never finish because it was freaking too hard. :'D
Relientk77  +   728d ago
It was hard, also it needed save spots, passwords or something.

yeah, never beat it either fantasic game tho
legionsoup  +   728d ago
Kid Chameleon was incredible. Surprised it's not on this list.

Also, what about Cool Spot?
nugnugs  +   727d ago
Yeah Kid Chameleon was My favourite, couldn't b bothered to read the article so dunno if Dynamite Heady is on there, but that was awesome too.
Earthworm Jim?
Myst  +   728d ago
Oh man I remember Lion King and loved that game, not sure if the main reason was because of the movie or the actual game.
SegaGamer  +   728d ago
Too many too choose from
TopDudeMan  +   728d ago
Clearly sonic is the obvious one that springs to mind, but there's also vectorman, which I found to be really challenging. If there's one thing the megadrive was known for, it was quality 2d platformers.
nugnugs  +   727d ago
Good game. Crap character.
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Garrison  +   728d ago
this list is horrible.
Where is Alladin? Earthworm Jim? Shinobi? Vectorman?
Dude... Where is STRIDER.
How did this get a approved?
ArmouredAvenger  +   725d ago
Maybe because the list wasn't "Garrisons top 10" or maybe because they couldn't fit 100 games on 1 list? It's just one sites opinion they probably haven't played every game in the world.

Granted, a few spring to mind not on this list but hey, maybe I'll just put my own together. Haters gonna hate!
FlyingFoxy  +   728d ago
Streets Of Rage 2, awesome music for a game of that time.. Ok.. not a platformer, but it's one of the Megadrive's best games.
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Kyosuke_Sanada  +   727d ago
Two Words: Alien Soldier.....

http://www.youtube.com/watc...
ArmouredAvenger  +   725d ago
There were indeed a lot of games to choose from. I've learnt to take lists like this with a pinch of salt 'cause everybody has different opinions.

I like the list though, brings back some memories though I never played the Taz game, Toy Story was awesome!

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