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.

Mr. Metokur Announces Video Roasting the Sonic Fandom

While perhaps a B-list celebrity in some Internet circles, most of you probably are not familiar with Mr. Metokur. Is he a Kekistani hero? A villainous troll? Perhaps most famous for his involvement in the #GamerGate controversy, Mr. Metokur has since developed a reputation for deliciously biting humor directed at the more bizarre corners of the Internet. One of his …

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Your SEGA Games on iOS are Endangered

Apple will soon release iOS 11 for their iPhone and iPad devices, and with it comes a heavy toll. With the release of iOS 11, Apple intends to stop supporting 32-bit applications, so if an app has not been updated for 64-bit support, they will no longer function. How many apps are affected? Right now the number stands at about …

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Nintendo – “No plans to release Bayonetta, Cloud amiibos”

In an interview with Nante Ne! magazine, Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai indicated that the previously-announced Bayonetta and Cloud amiibo figures have been cancelled. According to Sakurai: “We have no plans to release a Bayonetta or Cloud amiibo. It was something that we wanted to do at first, but it just isn’t happening. I haven’t even seen the prototypes.” …

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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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