The Requiem

Having grown up with a SEGA Master System, The Requiem has been a lifelong SEGA fan. Favorite SEGA games include: Gunstar Heroes, Shinobi III, the House of the Dead: Overkill, Jet Set Radio, & Alex Kidd in Miracle World. Other game favorites include: Super Metroid (SNES), Tempest 2000 (Atari Jaguar), Mortal Kombat (Arcade) and Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery (iOS). The Requiem exists digitally as @UnboundRequiem on Twitter.

Retrospective: Remembering Arnold Palmer… Tournament Golf (Genesis)

With Arnold Palmer’s passing on September 25, I thought this would be a good time to look back at his early Genesis game, Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf. I’m going to behave today. I promise… Thanks for watching everyone. If you would like more information about the Arnie’s Army Charity Foundation, go here.    

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Review – Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, a unique perspective

Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice releases later this month, but as it so happens, we here at SEGA Nerds never did a formal review of the original 3DS Sonic Boom title- Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal. I personally blame Chris for this oversight. Anyway… The problem now is that you’ve likely seen everything you need to know about whether Shattered Crystal …

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Can other censored games teach us about Tokyo Mirage Sessions’ sales?

The initial sales numbers of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE are in, and while they aren’t stellar, they’re not too surprising given the Wii U’s install base and the niche nature of the game. However, can looking at the sales numbers of other censored games help us get a grip on what Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE’s sales numbers are telling us? …

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The Requiem delivers the first Mega Visions reward

Hey, SEGA Nerds. Thank you to everyone who helped make our recent Mega Visions Kickstarter campaign a success. While promoting the Kickstarter project on the Genesis Gems podcast, I announced a stretch goal if the funding crossed 15 thousand dollars, that I would record myself playing the SEGA Dreamcast classic game Samba de Amigo in my underwear. While this promise …

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Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Co-Director Comments on Western Localization

The localization tale of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE is still being told. Shortly after the game’s US release in June, co-director Mitsura Hirata responded to a fan’s dismay that Tokyo Mirage Sessions was censored in the west. “When I found out we were unable to provide the same experience as the Japanese version, I also felt some disappointment. But our …

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Full censorship details of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE revealed

The YouTube channel Censored Gaming has been doing a remarkable job covering Tokyo Mirage Session #FE and the censorship controversy of its localization to the west. Now that the game is finally available on our shores, Censored Gaming has a full breakdown of the content censored out as compared to the Japanese original. Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE is a crossover …

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New Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice Trailer

This week, SEGA showed off a new trailer for Sonic Toon: Fire & Ice (AKA Sonic Boom, for us western folk). The trailer showcases a lot of high-speed action and the new fire and ice abilities. Otherwise, you’ll probably just want to watch the trailer rather than read me ramble on about it. Besides, the commentary is all in Japanese, …

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Unbound News Premiere! – E3 2016 Preview

Hello, SEGA Nerds! The Requiem here. I’ve launched a brand new video channel named Unbound Requiem on YouTube and DailyMotion, and my first video is a report from E3 2016, brought to you by a very special SEGA alumni! I’d really like constructive feedback, so let me know what you think, and of course let me know if you’re the …

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