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Digital Eclipse Has Made It Much Easier to Hate-Love the 16-bit Aladdin and Lion King Games

The following sentence may well be my last words before retro game fans hunt me down and bludgeon me with first-gen Game Boys, but here goes: some of the ’90s’ best-looking games, including Aladdin for the Genesis, the Lion King, and Earthworm Jim, aren’t much fun to play. They put graphics and sound ahead of good level design and tight controls and going back to them now is agony. Earthworm Jim is a cartoon come to life and it still has one of my favorite 16-bit soundtracks, but it also…

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