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.

Roundtable: Our favorite Saturn games

On May 11, SEGA released what would become the ill-fated Saturn console in the United States. Despite the bungled launch and the mismanaged marketing that both preceded and followed, the Saturn still produced some truly amazing titles, many of which remain playable exclusively on Saturn to this day. To celebrate, our crack journalistical SEGA Nerds team has each picked their  …

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An Aliens: Colonial Marines Update from Randy Pitchford

‘Sup bitches! It’s me again, Randy god-damned Pitchford.† Guess what, suckers! I’m out! Yep! The ol’ Randster is now out of the Aliens: Colonial Marines lawsuit! If you’ve somehow missed my other amazing updates, let me fill in your “imbecile holes” with some quick, Pitchford-brand learnings! Back before Aliens: CM was released, the game was shown at trade shows via …

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One on One with The Requiem: Jacky Bryant

If you live in the US, your SEGA Saturn system is very possibly now two decades old. The announcement of the Saturn’s surprise US release was in May 1995, and what followed was a very rocky and admittedly short lifespan for the console. However, several great games graced the Saturn during its short stint on US store shelves, and a …

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Face-Off: Did the Saturn’s surprise launch doom it in the US?

[Editor’s note: In the Face-Off, the gloves come off, and we battle it out over controversial or long-debated SEGA topics. A word of caution, things may get testy, and some feelings will probably be hurt along the way. Once it’s done, voice your opinion in the comments and tell us who you think won the debate!] Round 1: FIGHT The Requiem:  …

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Retro Review: Captain America and the Avengers

In 1991, Data East released Captain America and The Avengers in arcades. It became a moderate hit, prompting Data East to develop a console version on the Genesis/Mega Drive in 1992. Now, nearly 25 years later, justice is being served as Marvel Entertainment is finally releasing Avengers: Age of Ultron,… Retro Review: Captain America and the Avengers Retro Review: Captain …

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Face-Off: Should SEGA even bother with E3?

[Editor’s note: In the Face-Off, the gloves come off, and we battle it out over controversial or long-debated SEGA topics. A word of caution, things may get testy, and some feelings will probably be hurt along the way. Once it’s done, voice your opinion in the comments and tell us who you think won the debate!] Round 1: FIGHT The Requiem: …

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How much will GameStop pay for your retro SEGA games?

So, you want to know how much GameStop will give you for you retro SEGA stuff, huh? I’ve got you covered, nerds! As many of you know, on April 24 GameStop launched a pilot program in select markets to begin buying back retro consoles and games. I’m sure many people are out there wondering how much GameStop will give us …

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Review: 3D Fantasy Zone II: the Tears of Opa-Opa

Opa-Opa has once again taken flight in 3D Fantasy Zone II: the Tears of Opa-Opa, which finally hit the Nintendo 3DS eShop last week. As part of M2's highly-regarded line of SEGA 3D Classics, 3D Fantasy Zone II was rebuilt from the ground up, including unlockable options, extra modes, and… Review: 3D Fantasy Zone II: the Tears of Opa-Opa Review: …

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Face Off: Should SEGA make its own Smash Bros. style brawler?

[Editor’s note: In the Face Off, the gloves come off, and we battle it out over controversial or long-debated SEGA topics. A word of caution, things may get testy, and some feelings will probably be hurt along the way. Once it’s done, voice your opinion in the comments and tell us who you think won the debate!] Round 1: FIGHT Chris: …

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Who are SEGA fans supporting in the Super Smash Bros. ballot?

As soon as Nintendo announced that fans would decide who would be what sounds like the final character in the Super Smash Bros. roster, social media went crazy with campaigns pushing for each and every obscure character from the annals of gaming to be added. While some ideas have been downright awful (I won’t even mention them for fear that …

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