Retro

New Genesis brawler ‘Paprium’ now available for pre-order

Watermelon Games has finally taken the wraps on its long awaited Genesis Streets of Rage style, beat ’em up Paprium and is now accepting pre-orders. Paprium was formerly known as Project Y, and you can pre-order the game in a Limited or Classic Edition that is scheduled to begin shipping Sept. 16.  The limited edition costs $89 and comes in …

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Yuji Naka tells his story of offending Yu Suzuki in a recent interview

For a long time, Yuji Naka and Yu Suzuki worked tirelessly to deliver top notch video games for SEGA. At one point during their tenure at the company, there was a falling out between the two men. In a recent interview with Yuji Naka, he revealed the interaction between the two pioneers. Naka: But one time we had a big …

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Eternal Champions sequel could become a reality

Possible good news fighting game fans! It looks like Michael Latham, the creator of Eternal Champions, wants to create a new game in the franchise – if a post on the Shoryuken.com (SRK) foums is to be believed. A user on the SRK forums by the name of ‘EternalChampions2018’ posted this, with a link to a voting page: “Greetings FGC. “Michael …

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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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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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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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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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Floigan Bros. developers help release DLC

It’s been ages since I’ve last played Floigan Bros. on the Dreamcast. I actually don’t even technically own it despite having it sitting on my shelf alongside my other Dreamcast games. When Graham came to visit me several years back, I took him to a retro game store where we found a load of brand new Dreamcast games. I bought …

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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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