Genesis

TecToy unveils its new limited edition SEGA Genesis

Last week, TecToy published a video on its blog with several classic SEGA Genesis games and a countdown that directed the readers to an email list to be the first to learn about this announcement. After a lot of speculation and rumors, the countdown has finally ended and TecToy has introduced its new Genesis. Disappointingly, the console won’t include HDMI output, but …

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Here are the rumored details of the new TecToy Genesis

Earlier this week TecToy posted a video containing many classic Genesis games which ends the tease of an upcoming announcement and directed readers to sign up for its email list to be the first to learn about this announcement. Since then, rumors have been swirling that this announcement is TecToy’s Genesis with HDMI output, a cartridge slot, SD slot and with the …

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Is TecToy teasing its rumored HDMI SEGA Genesis?

A few months ago, TecToy CEO Stephano Arnhold had an interview with one of Brazil’s biggest video game websites, Uol Jogos, where he revealed his company was researching the possibility of releasing a new SEGA Genesis with a cartridge slot and HDMI port. Since then, TecToy’s social media posts have concentrated on posts about its old Genesis hardware, software and other general retro …

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SEGA Genesis’ Vixen 357, a Japan-only release, gets an English translation

What happens when the Earth gets into war with aliens and create robots that help avoid total annihilation? You get Vixen 357, which is a turn-based strategy RPG. Unfortunately, Vixen 357 never got released outside of Japan…until now. Earlier this month, celcion from ROMhacking.net released an English translation of Vixen 357, which is fully playable right now! You can click here to download …

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Piko Interactive announces three new Genesis games for pre-order

You might remember Piko Interactive. They’re the people behind releasing Duke Nukem on the Genesis here in the West, among many others. Well, they’ve just announced three new Genesis games that are up for pre-order: Sumo Slam, an arcade-style multiplayer homebrew game; Smart Mouse, a previously exclusive Taiwanese puzzle game that’s been translated to English; and Generals of the Yang Family, …

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Retrospective: Remembering Arnold Palmer… Tournament Golf (Genesis)

With Arnold Palmer’s passing on September 25, I thought this would be a good time to look back at his early Genesis game, Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf. I’m going to behave today. I promise… Thanks for watching everyone. If you would like more information about the Arnie’s Army Charity Foundation, go here.    

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TecToy is researching an HDMI Master System, Genesis system in Brazil

Earlier this summer, Tectoy posted a picture on their Facebook page that made a lot of noise on the retro game community in Brazil. The picture showed a Master System and Genesis and posed the question, “If Tectoy returned to produce a console, which one would you like? Give a like for SEGA Genesis and share for Master System.” It was enough for …

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Interplay is selling off Earthworm Jim, Boogerman, MDK rights

Things aren’t looking very good for Interplay these days, as it appears the company is enter a process to sell off many of its assets and intellectual property, including the beloved Earthworm Jim series, according to a Nasdaq press release. The full amount of its IPs totals to about 70, with another dozen characters expected to be included in the sale, …

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Star Cruiser, a Japanese exclusive Mega Drive shooter, translated into English

We always get excited when we hear of a new, unreleased SEGA game that has just been made accessible to us via a translation patch. Earlier this year, there was the English translation for 7th Dragon 2020, and now some determined fans have translated a previously unreleased Mega Drive game called Star Cruiser. Star Cruiser is a first-person shooter/RPG hybrid …

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