Genesis

SEGA Forever titles appear on GooglePlay a day early; we have a quick look

It’s been about a month or so since we first got a sniff of SEGA Forever and earlier today, we reported that SEGA had officially announced their new service with an awesome trailer. In its press release, SEGA had set a date of June 22nd (tomorrow) for SEGA Forever to be launched in the US and Europe (with titles being available in Asia …

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SEGA teases ‘SEGA Forever’ in the most awesomely retro way possible

We reported a while ago that SEGA looked to be releasing a new service called ‘SEGA Forever’. Nothing was confirmed, but all signs were hinting that it could be a new retro gaming service for mobile devices. Well it looks like those signs could be right on the money, as SEGA has sent out some brilliant little teasers in the …

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New HD SEGA Genesis officially revealed

AtGames have officially unveiled their brand new HD SEGA Genesis console. Their newest iteration includes 720p HD output, scan line filtering, and a save/pause/rewind feature for every game. The console will also come with two 2.4 ghz wireless controllers and boasts 85 built in games which include the Sonic the Hedgehog, Shining Force and Phantasy Star series. It will also …

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Unboxing the new TecToy Mega Drive

Sega Nerds has been following TecToy since the first rumors appeared on the internet in October 2016 about a new Mega Drive. What was before just rumors later became a reallity when TecToy announced they would release a new Mega Drive to celebrate their 30 years of partnership with SEGA. The staff from Sega Nerds in Brazil just received the new Mega Drive and …

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Dreamcast indie dev, Orion, to stop making games professionally

Sad news SEGA Nerds. France-based indie retro developer, Orion, announced on Twitter that he would no longer be making games on a professional level and would just do it as a “casual hobby” going forward. Across two tweets he commented: “After 4 years trying to make a living creating retro video games, I achieved some of my dreams but it’s difficult …

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Three of the best SEGA soundtracks of all time

Call of Duty, Battlefield, Dota 2 – these are all modern day gaming titles that have come to define the current era of gaming. And while they might be aesthetically pleasing and technically brilliant, there’s something missing in terms of sentimental value that classic games possess. A lot of the time this value comes in the form of technological innovation …

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Go back in time to when SEGA ruled video game conventions

Our friends at iRetroGamer just published a fascinating trip back to the mid-’90s with a video showcasing SEGA’s showing at the Epcot Innoventions show at Disney World. At the show, SEGA was showing its upcoming Genesis, SEGA CD, 32X and Game Gear games, like Virtua Racing, Garfield: Caught in the Act, Aladdin and even the legendary SEGA Channel. You really …

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Gunstar Heroes’ soundtrack on vinyl goes on sale Saturday

Data Discs has done amazing job remastering classic video game soundtracks to vinyl. For their latest release, Data Discs is putting Treasure’s classic Gunstar Heroes on vinyl for the first time ever. The vinyl will come as a double LP, “sourced from original hardware and cut at 45RPM.” “The package comprises a heavy single-pocket sleeve and two printed inner sleeves, …

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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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