John Perkins

John's first glimpse into gaming & Sega's realm was with the Sega GameGear in ’94. His first game ever was Ecco the Dolphin. It was around this time he developed his love for the 90's cartoons based on Sonic the Hedgehog. He has been seduced by the following Sega games; NiGHTs, Panzer Dragoon, Shenmue, and Sonic. Currently, he is finishing his degree in Multimedia Studies & aspires to become an accomplished 3d animator. In the meantime, he enjoys retro-Saturn collecting & writing for Sega Nerds.

Sega teases new Project Sonic 2017 concept art

Just a couple days prior to Sega’s planned announcement at SXSW 2017, the official Sonic The Hedgehog facebook and twitter accounts have teased new concept art for the highly anticipated Project Sonic 2017. A big reveal is expected on March 16th at the official Sonic SXSW Panel from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The panel’s overview on the SXSW website reads: Dive into the world of …

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Top 5 SEGA original Xbox exclusives that deserve ports on Steam

Back in 2015, SEGA ported Sonic Lost World to PC via Valve’s Steam service. That same year, Gamasutra reported that John Clark, VP of Commercial Publishing for SEGA Europe, was pleased to bring Sonic Lost World to PC. Clark made the following statement; “This is the latest in a string of high quality PC ports of past SEGA titles that we …

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Hi-sCool! Seha Girls Blu-Ray and DVD Combo will release in the west on May 30th

Recently, Discotek Media announced on their facebook page that Hi-sCool! Seha Girls—the complete series (episodes 1-14), is expected to release in North America on May 30th via a Blu-Ray and DVD combo pack. Hi-sCool! Seha Girls is an anime television adaption of the light novel series and video game in which goddesses are re-imagined as classic Sega gaming consoles of the 1990’s. Description: Three girls meet for the first time …

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An alternative way to play Sega Saturn gems

Retro-game collecting can be an expensive hobby, especially when collecting for the SEGA Saturn, particularly its North American releases. Whereas NTSC  Saturn consoles typically sell around $50 used on Amazon—NTSC game releases, such as Burning Rangers, Magic Knight Rayearth or Panzer Dragoon Saga can range anywhere from $400 to $600 used. Why are these gems so pricey you might ask? This …

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