Genesis

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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Gunstar Heroes’ soundtrack is coming to vinyl

Data Discs is all about remastering beloved video game soundtracks and putting them on beautiful vinyl. Streets of Rage, Shenmue, Shinobi III, Super Hang On, and Golden Axe have all been successfully remastered and are a great addition to any gamer’s collection.  According toe Data Discs’ latest post, Gunstar Heroes will be the soundtrack to be remastered for vinyl!  “Announcement …

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A new Genesis/Mega Drive game called Tanglewood is on Kickstarter

In the past couple of years, we have seen a resurgence of independent studios creating games for retro consoles. A brand new SEGA Genesis/ Mega Drive game is on Kickstarter right now, and it’s called Tanglewood! The game is set in a fantasy world where you play as a creature named Nymn, who was separated from the rest of his …

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Here’s a handful of new TecToy Genesis news

Last month, when TecToy unveiled its new SEGA Genesis, a lot of people were disappointed because it won’t include the rumored HDMI output. However, the commotion for a new Genesis is already yielding positive results for TecToy in Brazil. A week after announcement, the company saw its value increase 200% in the stock market compared to the same period in the previous month. …

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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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