Genesis

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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Watch a lucky SEGA Nerd get a SEGA CD for Christmas in 1994

Everyone loves a good Christmas story about a young kid being filled with joy when they open up their favorite new video game system, and this latest video from our friends at iRetroGamer is exactly that. In this video from Christmas 1994, we get to see what life is like for a couple lucky kids who received a brand new …

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TecToy opens Mega Drive pre-orders, offers personalized systems

SEGA fans have been eagerly anticipating TecToy’s new Mega Drive, which is scheduled to begin shipping this summer. The Brazilian hardware manufacturer announced that pre-orders are now open, and it will also offer customers another way to show off their new system – by personalizing it with their name on it. TecToy will allow names or phrases up to 15 characters in …

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Only 5 days left to fund Tanglewood, a new Genesis/Mega Drive game

https://ksr-video.imgix.net/projects/2562309/video-722173-h264_high.mp4 Last month, we reported on the awesome news that Tanglewood had launched on Kickstarter. Tanglewood is a brand new Genesis/Mega Drive that’s set in a fantasy world where you play as a creature named Nymn who was separated from the rest of the group. Tanglewood is scheduled to come out on Mega Drive/Genesis, Windows, Mac, and Linux.  “Tanglewood is …

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TecToy’s CEO confirms new Genesis carts will be produced, possible other products

TecToy’s CEO Stefano Arnhold Ceo attended the Comic Con Experience 2016 in São Paulo, Brazil last weekend and dropped some pretty interesting tidbits during a speech about his company. He spoke about several details about the company’s history, which will turn 30 years old next year, some games that Brazilian fans have been requesting TecToy bring to market and, of course, about …

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Data Discs announces Panzer Dragoon, Revenge of Shinobi vinyl

Data Discs has been teasing its upcoming releases for a couple weeks now, and they’ve just announced what SEGA fans will be spinning in their record players next. Their next releases will be Panzer Dragoon and The Revenge of Shinobi, and both will go on sale on Dec. 3. There are already product pages for both games: Panzer Dragoon and …

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New Genesis game Coffee Crisis pays homage to classic beat ’em ups

During the era of the SEGA Genesis, the console delivered some truly classic beat ’em up games like Streets of Rage, Golden Axe, and Splatterhouse. A new SEGA Genesis game on Kickstarter wants to bring back the beat ’em up in a brand new 16 bit adventure.  “The Smurglian race has come to Earth and they’re not leaving until they …

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