Service Games: The Rise and Fall of SEGA
Oh, how the mighty have fallen. The little Hawaiian company that brought us Sonic, NiGHTS, Panzer Dragoon, Virtual-On, and more are now but a notch above shovelware publishers. I clearly remember the day when Sega announced they were getting out of the hardware game. My dad told me after hearing it on the morning news. I nearly threw up into my bowl of Cheerios.
If you’re interested in the history of Service Games, check out Service Games: The Rise and Fall of SEGA. While I’d usually roll my eyes at something like this, the author is the curator of Eidolon’s Inn, an extensive source of Sega info, so he knows his Alex Kidd from his Rent A Hero.
Get it for $16 at Amazon.