Sega Saturn

The Sega Saturn[a] is a 32-bit fifth-generation home video game console developed by Sega and released on November 22, 1994 in Japan, May 11, 1995 in North America, and July 8, 1995 in Europe. The successor to the successful Sega Genesis, the Saturn has a dual-CPU architecture and eight processors. Its games are in CD-ROM format, and its game library contains several arcade ports as well as original games. Development of the Saturn began in 1992, the same year Sega’s groundbreaking 3D Model 1 arcade hardware debuted. Designed around a new CPU from Japanese electronics company Hitachi, another video display processor was incorporated into the system’s design in early 1994 to better compete with Sony’s forthcoming PlayStation. Sega Saturn at

  • Bulk Slash

    When Sonic Teams Burning Rangers was released on the Saturn, proclaimed to push the system to its limitsbut Bulk Slash still surpasses. With very large areas, multiple enemies, and having the ability to take battles to the sky, yet no slowdowns. Utilizing all Sega Saturns…

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  • Stellar Assault Ss

    Stellar Assault SS is the sequel to the Sega 32X game, Stellar Assault (Shadow Squadron in the US). It was released exclusively for the Sega Saturn in 1998, only in Japan. Like its prequel, Stellar Assault SS is a first-person (or third person) perspective shooter…

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  • Actua Soccer

    In 1995 the increased power of the new wave of systems made 3D football games a possibility several companies investigated. Most of the features people later took for granted in football games were pioneered, or at least fairly fresh, when they appeared in the first…

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  • Swagman

    The Swagman, a baddie from The Terrortories, has imprisoned the Dreamflight fairies so no one can wake up from their nightmares. It’s the Swagman’s plan to unleash his horde of minions and take over the world, unless two eight year-olds, Zac and Hannah, can stay…

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  • Cleopatra Fortune

    The gameplay is similar to Tetris, but here the player has to direct blocks of stone and treasure to create closures, which then eliminates the treasure and adds to the player’s score. Also, if a full line of stone blocks is formed, they will disappear…

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  • Creature Shock: Special Edition

    The earth is overpopulated and mankind must find a second home. A ship sent to investigate Saturn and its moons has disappeared and you must go there to find out what happened. The majority of the game is an FMV based shooter. These sections are…

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  • Break Point

    Break Point is your basic tennis game. You can play on several different courts which differ in surroundings and style. There’s a couple of fantasy courts as well as some real life courts. Player can choose between various motion captured players and game modes including…

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  • Dj Wars

    DJ Wars is a Sega Saturn rhythm game. It came with a free sheet of stickers. DJ Wars is essentially a free-form rhythm-music game, without the strict control of, say, Dance Dance Revolution. This seems to be much closer – interestingly enough – to Nintendo’s…

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  • Kin Ninja Jajamaru Kun

    The game itself is a pretty standard 3D action-platformer – just get to the end of the level while killing bad guys along the way. By default, the camera always faces forward, so Jajamaru automatically strafes when moving left and right, which makes it a…

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  • Planet Joker

    The game plays in a vertically tilted orientation, very close to Silpheed. There are times when it tilts less or more, depending on the enemy you’re facing. Everything is rendered with polygons in a 3D environment, from popcorn enemies to bosses to backgrounds. It’s evident…

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