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My interest in videogames may have peaked at this point in gaming history, which I believe to be from around 1992-1996. These games are an amusing slice of gaming history - they are all so similar in essence, but are all... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
This game is an absolute masterpiece, really. If you enjoyed playing platformers, you will LOVE Ristar. All you do to play ristar is jump and grab things, simple but brilliant. There are 2 stages per level, and each one ... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Not well known, but well worth finding out about. a hidden gem amongst platformers, with a great lead character
this is a decent little game. i'm very surprised sega never gave ristar another outing as he is a classy little characer with a unique and interesting capability. all the levels look beautiful and are good fun. some have... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Before I saw it on the Wii Shop Channel I didn't know what Ristar was. I was looking for a fun Platformer. Looks like I found one. Ristar is a great game that in my opinion is the second best platformer on the Genesis. T... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
This game came to me as the greatest shock after I bought my Wii. This game had always been a cult-favorite of old-school Sega fans, such as myself. I had never expected Ristar to be chosen as a Virtual Console release. ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Now that the accessibility and attention to Ristar has recently increased due to its avaliability on the Wii shop channel, theres never been a better time to play this Genesis/Mega Drive classic. As it was released i... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Ristar is a masterpiece: breath-taking graphics, well-thought-out gameplay, and superior music and sound effects.
When I first started the game, I was amazed at the graphics and music. Because I wasn't able to really come up with my own challenges that well, I don't play the game anywhere near as much. I've only found 2 bugs, both... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
I bought Ristar when it originally was released on the Mega Drive (Genesis) and I have to admit everything about it just gives off a sense of quality. First of which are the graphics, it is by far one of the most beauti... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
A great platforming game for the download console. Another great genesis game is now available to relive its glory.
Ristar: Ristar is a platforming game. The evil tyrant Greedy has taken control the planets in the galaxy and its up to Ristar to save each of the planets and then face off against Greedy himself. Each planet has two s... Read Full Review1 of 5 users found the following review helpful
RISTAR System: SEGA Genesis Developer: Team Sonic Original Release: 1995 For what we see now out of Japanese RPG's, the dominant genre in the industry, the 16-bit generation was over loaded with 2D platformers. Jus... Read Full Review3 of 4 users found the following review helpful