Whether you play platform games on rival 8-bit systems or thrive on the action of modern, expansive 3D games, the best Sega games will keep you hitting 'Yes' when the "Continue?" question appears.
The backup processor was an 8-bit 4MHz ZiLOG Z-80A.The graphics were bright and vibrant, with a 65,000 color palette, allowing up to 4096 colors to be displayed on the screen at any given time.
The NES ruled the market for this generation of video game systems (known as 8-bit game systems for the technology they used) and Nintendo followed up with the release of the Game Boy in 1988.
If you go into your favorite search engine and look for a video game scene creator, there's a good chance that one of your beloved 8-bit system video games will have an online creation tool.
Approximately the size of the Game Boy Pocket, the Game Boy Color sported twice the processor speed and memory of its predecessor and allowed games to be made in glorious 8-bit color.
One of the final 8-bit Sonic titles to be released by Sega, Blast featured the blue blur and Knuckles as playable characters as they battled to collect 5 Chaos Emeralds.
In this way, it initially competed head to head against the NES, and as such, had far superior graphics and sound compared to its 8-bit counterpart from Nintendo.
Despite being released on 8-bit systems, the game looks absolutely fantastic as the developers have really got making games for the systems down to a 'T' by now.
Even though the website looks like a Senior Web Project for college or even high school, you will find hundreds of 8-bit Nintendo games available to play.
In uncompressed 8-bit images, the 256 colors that create the image are referred to as a palette, index or is also known as a color lookup table (CLUT).