Expand your mind as My Life with SEGA reviews Saturn expansion carts

Import Month continues with my review of the SEGA Saturn expansion cartridges from two arcade masters; Capcom and SNK. In addition, we’ll be looking at several arcade classics that utilize these carts, such as X-Men vs Street Fighter, Marvel Super Heroes vs Street Fighter, Metal Slug, Amakusa’s Revenge: Samurai Showdown IV and King of Fighters ’95.

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9 responses to “Expand your mind as My Life with SEGA reviews Saturn expansion carts

  1. jimi andreas says:

    X-men vs.Streetfighter was one of the only reasons i could brag about being a saturn owner.I remember them talking about VF3 being ported to saturn using some kind of ram card.You forgot about those awsome dungeons and dragons titles.I paid 70 bucks a piece to import those back then!!

  2. mylifewithsega says:

    X-Men vs Street Fighter was one of many reasons I wanted the Saturn. I didn’t find out about Marvel Super Heroes vs Street Fighter and the SNK titles until much later. Damn, I played the shit outta’ that game once I had it. So amazing. I vaguely remember SEGA talking about Virtua Fighter 3 for Saturn. I wonder it would played out.

    As for Dungeons & Dragons, I didn’t forget about it. I haven’t played Dungeons & Dragons, in the arcades or on Saturn, so I couldn’t do a proper review. I’ll get ahold of a copy at some point.

  3. kevin_N says:

    I still looking for a 4 meg action replay for the saturn, they are hard to find.

  4. Shigs says:

    Great video! I remember importing some of those back in the day. Since 2010, I’ve been recollecting Saturn titles and am proud to say I got X-Men vs. Street Fighter and Marvel Superheroes back. SNK is great, but those Capcom games are what always got me to import.

    BTW, you can find most import Saturn games on the cheap now.

    • mylifewithsega says:

      Cheap?! Where?! Hahaha! My day job only pays me $8.50 an hour after 5 years of loyal service, no benefits. I can’t even afford the Japanese version of Burning Rangers. LOL!

      Admittedly, I’d be able to snag more games if I wasn’t so picky about the condition. I want the case, in decent shape, with instructions.

      I’m glad you liked today’s episode, bro. Here’s hoping folks like Godzilla Generations next week….yeesh.

    • mylifewithsega says:

      P.S. You hate Apacolypse as much as I do? His fuckin’ drill still makes my eyes burn with rage to this day!

  5. Betablocker says:

    Question: Does the 4MB ram cart speed up other Saturn games?

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