Genesis

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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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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SEGA’s forgotten casino gaming attempts

Whilst every avid SEGA gamer knows about iconic titles like Sonic the Hedgehog, Golden Axe and Altered Beast, there are plenty lesser known corners of the SEGA universe. Alongside much-missed icons like Earthworm Jim and Toejam and Earl, the company have also given us the pleasure of hitting up some pretty decent casino simulations. Although it’s pretty easy nowadays for …

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Help TecToy choose the box for the new Mega Drive

After offering the new Mega Drive personalized with phrases up to 15 characters in length, TecToy is now giving people the opportunity to choose the box for the new Mega Drive. There are three options: The Classic, the Original, the first of all released in Brazil. With minor changes needed for the current moment. The Original, but with a new verse. …

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Hyperkin finally reveals its Game Gear adapter

It’s been a long road for Hyperkin’s RetroN 5 Game Gear adapter. Hyperkin’s Product Manager Paul Leung announced the adapter’s existence during E3 2015 when he said, “before the end of this year, we will have an adapter that will allow (the RetroN 5) to play Game Gear games.” Of course, history would prove Leung wrong as Hyperkin failed to release the peripheral …

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