Genesis

Numskull Designs launches new Official SEGA Hardware Merch

Numskull Designs has launched a new range of Official SEGA Hardware merch available for Europe and the American continent. The new range includes Mega Drive and Master System keychains (for £4.99 each), 2 Mega Drive wallet models (for £14.99 each), and a pair of Mega Drive Cufflinks (for £14.99). The new range along previous releases can be acquired through it’s …

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SEGA Japan will retire 3 Sonic titles from 2 console network services

SEGA Japan will retire 3 Sonic titles from 2 console network services. Sonic the Hedgehog (Genesis version), Sonic the Hedgehog (Master System version), and Sonic the Hedgehog 2, will be retired from Wii’s Japanese Virtual Console and X Box 360’s Japanese Live Arcade networks. While no specific reason was stated, it’s pretty clear it has no use to keep those games in past gen …

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Review: Puyo Puyo on the Mega Drive

October 25th, what a better way to celebrate Puyo Puyo’s Anniversary than doing a Review for the 1st title on a SEGA console (even though the original Oct 15th 1991 release was on the MSX & the Fami***Disk System)? Puyo Puyo on the Japanese Mega Drive is based on the SEGA… Review: Puyo Puyo on the Mega Drive Review: Puyo Puyo …

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Interview: Piko Interactive on Duke Nukem 3D coming to Genesis

We just learned that Duke Nukem 3D will finally “come get some” on the SEGA Genesis when Piko Interactive begins shipping units soon. We caught up with Eli from Piko Interactive to learn more about how he secured the rights to sell the game for the first time outside Brazil, some other never-before-released SEGA games he plans to release and …

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Duke Nukem 3D finally coming to SEGA Genesis

Brazil is one of those magical lands for SEGA Nerds, where there seems to be dozens upon dozens of classic SEGA games released in that mystical country that never made it to North America or Europe. One of those games was Duke Nukem 3D, which was released by Tec Toy in 1998 on the Genesis/Mega Drive. The game is a …

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Six more SEGA console themes are coming to the 3DS

After the announcement of a SEGA Game Gear theme for the 3DS, the House of Sonic had another surprise up their sleeve. In addition to the Game Gear theme, SEGA has announced six more themes that will be coming to the West in the upcoming months: Sega Master System Sega Mark III Sega Saturn Hi-Tech Sega (80s style Japanese arcade …

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Man arrested trying to pawn SEGA Genesis with meth inside

It’s always awesome when you buy some old retro video game, open it up and find an unexpected surprise. Usually, these come in the form of the former owner scribbling cheat codes in the note section, but every so often, you get something even more wild … like crystal meth! At least that’s what someone would have found if not …

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Sydney Hunter and the Curse of the Mayans coming to Genesis, SEGA CD

Collectorvision has announced through its Facebook page that its upcoming retro side-scroller Sydney Hunter and the Curse of the Mayans will be ported to the SEGA Genesis and SEGA CD. According to Retro Gaming Magazine, Jason Santuci is working on the Genesis port of the game, where he’s using assets from higher-end versions of the game, rather than try to upscale …

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Neptunia vs SEGA Hard Girls combat system revealed

Idea Factory! and Compile Heart have revealed in the latest issue of Dengeki PS the combat system for the upcoming Neptunia vs SEGA Hard Girls game. The game will feature a 4 character party “unit turn-based” combat system. You will operate a character per turn, and will be able to move freely within the battlefield. The battle system will have 3 …

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Happy birthday to Yu(ji)! Sonic creator turns 50 today

Everyone here at SEGA Nerds would like to wish a big “Happy 50th Birthday” to SEGA legend, Yuji Naka. One of the industry’s longest serving and influential figures, Yuji Naka is best known for creating SEGA’s long-running mascot and one of the gaming industry’s most iconic characters, Sonic the Hedgehog – as well as heading up the Sonic Team development studio. …

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