Genesis

A music album that’s being made on a Genesis cartridge is coming this August

We’ve played music on many mediums including CDs, tapes, and vinyl, but how about a SEGA Genesis cartridge? Catskull Electronics/YM2017 plans on releasing a compilation album on a Genesis cartridge, with a scheduled release date of August 2017.  Here are the official details: Submission deadline is June 30, 2017 Songs must be composed for the Sega Genesis using Deflemask or …

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TecToy celebrates partnership with SEGA, announces new Genesis game

Last week, TecToy hosted an event to celebrate its 30-year partnership with SEGA, and Tsurumi Naoya, Executive Vice President of Sega Sammy Holdings, was their special guest. During the celebration, TecToy officials announced that the company’s new Mega Drive will begin shipments to buyers this week, and the first one was given to Tsurumi. Tsurumi spoke how the partnership with TecToy is important to SEGA …

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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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Sonic Time Twisted released after 12 years in development

Possibly one of the more ambitious Sonic fan game projects out there, Sonic Time Twisted has been released, after some 12 years in development! The game was released on April 18th – a bit of a bad day release-wise, as we (and most sites) were focused on Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap. But, we just found out and still think its …

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Castlevania: Bloodlines – The greatest overlooked Genesis platformer?

With Sega’s iconic blue mascot celebrating his 25th anniversary last year, the company’s upcoming release of Sonic Mania – a project entrenched deep in fan service – has once again brought 2D sidescrollers to the fore. Not since the release of Shovel Knight back in June 2014 has the collective appetite of players been so hungry for their fix of nostalgia-soaked …

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Interview: Alexandre Pagano, a Tectoy designer in the ’90s

With the launch of new Tectoy’s Mega Drive approaching and the celebration of 30 years of partnership with SEGA, we decided to go deeper in the Tectoy history and talk with some of the company’s great people and developers. To start this series, today we are interviewing one of the main figures behind the success of Tectoy in the ’90s: Alexandre Pagano. …

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[Update #1] Could AtGames’ new Mini Mega Drive actually rival the NES Classic?

[Update #1: A poster on the Atari Age forums posted the above image of what’s supposedly the official Mini Megadrive box. According to the poster, the system will also have a suspend/restore feature. Also, the list of pre-installed SEGA games (see below) has been updated with the latest information.]  Several months back, the Internet went crazy over the news that Tectoy …

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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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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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