Daily Archives: March 16, 2017

Cave Story Mega Drive Edition is nearing completion

Back in July, we reported that the indie classic Cave Story was getting ported over to the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis. At the time, the game was still in its early stages, but now it’s nearing its completion. The latest version includes some slightly upgraded visuals, which you can check out in the video above. Can’t wait until the final version …

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The cancelled Primal Rage II has been released online

Back in the early 1990s, the stop motion animated game Primal Rage took the gaming world by storm, appearing on almost every home console that was out in those years. Following the success of the first Primal Rage, a sequel was announced and in the works. Unfortunately the sequel later canned due to financial troubles from Atari.  Luckily, a playable …

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Flying Battery Zone revealed; Sonic Mania delayed

The Sonic SXSW Panel officially revealed brand new footage of Flying Battery Zone from Sonic 3 & Knuckles. With the reveal of this footage, Takashi Iizuka, head of Sonic Team, has stated that Sonic Mania has been delayed until the Summer of 2017. The decision came internally at SEGA, with Iizuka-san saying that “it was in best interest for the …

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Project Sonic 2017 now known as Sonic Forces

Members of SEGA are at SXSW for their now seemingly annual Sonic the Hedgehog panel, and they’ve just announced that Project Sonic 2017 is officially known as Sonic Forces. The name refers to the game’s main theme of good and evil forces (Team Sonic versus Eggman and crew). The game will run on an entirely new engine called The Hedgehog …

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An unreleased Dreamcast game has just been discovered and released

It’s not every day that a previously unknown, unreleased Dreamcast game surfaces, but that’s just what happened earlier this week when Millennium Racer: Y2K Fighters was discovered on a Dreamcast development kit.  Millennium Racer is a futuristic, multi-dimensional combat racing game developed by Creat Studio and released on the PC in 1999. Apparently, they also had plans for a Dreamcast port, …

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Endless Space 2: Amplitude Studios reveals new faction

Amplitude Studios has announced that a seventh playable faction for their turn-based, space strategy game, Endless Space 2, will be available in next week’s major update on Steam. The new faction, the Riftborn, features gameplay that revolves around a unique mechanic: the control of time, which they use to their advantage and to completely change the course of the game. The update …

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Pier Solar developer teases new Genesis game

Pier Solar developer Watermelon Games has teased a new Genesis game via their Facebook page. The game is called Paprium, and there’s a link to its official website with a rather cryptic countdown. One commenter believes he was able to decipher the countdown and said it should end in about eight days.  Not much else is known about Paprium, but …

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New Shenmue 3 update shows more gameplay footage

It’s been awhile since Ys Net has given its Shenmue 3 Kickstarter backers an update – Dec. 13, 2016, to be exact, but Yu Suzuki and team came through this morning with their second entry in their Developer Report series, and there’s a load of work-in-progress gameplay footage shown throughout. The video gives us an inside look at the development team …

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Factor 5 is back and has re-obtained Turrican license

In mid-May 2009, the collective game community felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. We felt something terrible had happened, and then we learned the truth – famed Star Wars: Rogue Squadron developer Factor 5 had closed its doors. It actually wasn’t all that surprising as …

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