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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Anippon announces official SEGA Console Sneakers!

SEGA console shoes

Anippon, a Japanese game and anime licensed sneaker manufacturer, has announced today they will be launching 3 SEGA Console Sneaker models on October this year. A few of these models will be available at this year’s Tokyo Game Show before the release date. Each pair will be launched with a price of ¥ 7,500 (excluding tax). Sizes are the following: XS (23-23.5cm), S …

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Compile Heart releases new info and screens for Neptunia vs SEGA Hard Girls game

Neptunia VS SEGA Hard Girls

Tokyo Game Show 2015 is just around the corner (Sept 17th), while SEGA & Nagoshi (Yakuza series, Binary Domain, Planet Harriers, etc.) are promising a show like no other with incredible reveals for this edition, in the meantime we are getting tease announcements prior to the show. Compile Heart has finally announced November 26th as a release date for the Neptunia vs SEGA …

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3D Gunstar Heroes releases today on 3DS eShop

SEGA and M2 are gearing up to release their latest entry in the 3D Classics series today with 3D Gunstar Heroes hitting the Nintendo 3DS eShop. 3D Gunstar Heroes marks the 15th game in the series, with 3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 being the last announced game, which is set to release around this time in September. Surprisingly enough, this …

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Why you should avoid AtGames’ licensed Mega Drive clones

As I’ve said many times, both here on SEGA Nerds and elsewhere, these days SEGA are among the most committed purveyors of 16-bit nostalgia. Not only are classic Mega Drive games available on every conceivable format, but officially sanctioned rehashes of the legendary console itself have also been doing the rounds for a while now. But, as great as many …

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UNBOXING: Mega Drive Hard Girl Wonfes Exclusive Figure

UNBOXING: SEGA Mega Drive Hard Girl Wonfes Exclusive Figure

Kaiyodo’s Summer Wonfes (the E3 of toy, figure & hobby models in Japan) 2015 brought many SEGA figure announcements this year, but we’ll do a proper post for it later (aka “when I get proper time”). Among Wonfes booths, SEGA Prize had its own, in which the exclusive 3rd SEGA Hard Girl figure was finally available for purchase, Mega Drive. Yes, …

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Retro Review: Sonic 3D

Back in 1996, the sun was setting on the Mega Drive's glory days, as future-conscious gamers began migrating to newly blooming 32 and 64-bit pastures. But that didn't stop SEGA tasking Traveler's Tales with giving the console's most famous mascot one final 16-bit airing, in the form of Sonic 3D, or… Retro Review: Sonic 3D Retro Review: Sonic 3D 2015-07-27 Dan …

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