Monthly Archives: August 2016

Turbo OutRun revealed for 3D Classics Volume 3 FINAL STAGE

So a couple days ago, an announcement was made that Japan would be getting SEGA Fukkoku Archives 3 FINAL STAGE,  a bundling of the missing SEGA 3D Classics titles, just like the SEGA 3D Classics Collection that the US and other countries got.  Also announced was that a final game,”decided by the fans” would be included.  This sparked some speculation,  with fans debating …

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A Change.org petition asks the U.S. to change its National Anthem to “City Escape” from Sonic Adventure 2

Everyone who has played Sonic Adventure 2 remembers the first level that featured one heck of a catchy tune, “Escape From the City”. A new petition on Change.org is actually asking President Barack Obama to change the current National Anthem to “Escape From the City” from Sonic Adventure 2. The petition supposedly spawns from the recent controversy of NFL quarterback Colin …

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Play Asia begins Retro Freak Game Gear Converter shipments

Cyber Gadget’s Retro Freak Game Gear Converter has had a rocky life up to this point. It was originally announced in December 2015, with a release in February, but Play Asia delayed it time after time with little explanation as to why. But we received an email this morning notifying us that our order has finally shipped, and it looks like we’ll soon …

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Peter Moore reminisces about his time as president of SEGA of America

While many SEGA fans consider Tom Kalinske the greatest president in SEGA’s history, Peter Moore might go down as the most controversial. He was responsible, after all, for having to communicate SEGA’s plans to abandon the Dreamcast and move to a third-party publisher. In this interview with IGN, Moore discusses how he first joined SEGA after the failure of the …

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Here are the latest details on Persona 5’s online features

While the West isn’t getting Persona 5 until February 14th, Japan will get their hands on the game next month. Prior to Persona 5‘s Japanese release next month, Famitsu has revealed some new information about Persona 5‘s online features, which you can check out below.   Phantom Thieves Alliance – Enjoy Persona 5 even more by using this network element. …

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Castle of Illusion to be delisted Sept. 2, added to Xbox One BC list

It appears like its developer, SEGA Studios Australia, Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse will soon be put out to pasture and delisted from various digital storefronts on Sept. 2, according to Game Informer. While we don’t know the official reasoning for this delisting, it’s likely due to SEGA’s licensing agreement with Disney expiring, as the game was originally released …

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SEGA 3D Archives 3 FINAL STAGE Announced for Japan

As of late, the 3D Classics series on 3DS has become the go-to way to experience SEGA’s arcade classics and Genesis favorites on the go with perfect emulation.  Recently,  SEGA of Japan has been bundling all of them together in the SEGA 3D Fukkoku Archives,  making it easier to get all the games together instead of having multiple digital downloads.  So …

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SEGA Saturn emulator Yabause has a new update

There are many emulators that keep the SEGA spirit alive on the web, and the SEGA Saturn emulator Yabause is one of the best. The emulator has recently gotten a brand new update, which fixes some of the issues and builds upon the previous iterations. From Yabause: “Arguably, the most notable features of this release are: – Low-level CD Block …

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Pokémon Go releasing on Dreamcast VMU next year

The Dreamcast homebrew scene never ceases to amaze me. More than 15 years after its release, we’re still getting loads of new games and other fun tools. The latest announcement is that a slimmed-down version of Pokémon Go will release on VMU sometime in 2017. Noted VMU developer Guacasaurus_mex, who’s previously released Flappy Bird and Street Race on VMU, made the …

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