Edge - Edge 218′s Kinect cover asked of the device: “The catalyst for a new era in gaming, or a 32X for 2010?”
The parallels between the Kinect and Sega’s 32X might not seem immediately obvious, but as the Xbox One slowly recovers from its difficult launch they keep presenting themselves. In 1994, Sega was a runaway success in the West. The Mega Drive (the Genesis, locally) was the best-selling 16bit machine in North America, and sold around seven million units in Europe, leaving the Super Nintendo in the shade. But in the East, things were different.