Genesis

One on One with The Requiem: ToeJam & Earl

The Requiem’s legendary interview series has partnered with SEGA Nerds! Each month, a new guest, new insight, and new, hard-hitting journalism like only The Requiem can deliver! The Requiem: Salutations! Welcome to this, the very first “SEGA Nerds” installment of One on One with The Requiem. I am your titular host, and with me today is Earl, one of the stars …

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Puzzle Columns: Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine

In today’s installment of Puzzle Columns, we’ll be looking at the phenomenal Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine for the SEGA Genesis (also known as Dr. Robotnik and His Mean Bean Machine in PAL regions). DRMBM is a puzzle game released in 1993, based around everyone’s favorite ovoid antagonist, Dr. Ivo Robotnik, specifically the Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog animated series interpretation …

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Forgotten Racers of SEGA’s Past : Lotus Turbo Challenge

Welcome to another entry of Forgotten Racers of SEGA’s Past! I apologize for the long break, I have been bombarded with work for the past couple of weeks and haven’t had any time. But now I do, so let’s stomp the gas and hit the track once again! Now, this week and next I’m going to be taking a look …

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Toejam & Earl is June’s Game of the Month

We had a great time last month playing Ecco the Dolphin, and this month we’re playing another of our favorite Genesis classics – Toejam & Earl! Why Toejam & Earl? Toejam & Earl captured everything we loved about SEGA. When it released on the Genesis in 1991, it was different than anything we’d played on a home console up to that …

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Retro Review: Ecco: The Tides of Time (SEGA CD)

I have a very special treat for everyone before we begin our retro review. Yes, with me today, I have the very unique opportunity to interview the one and only, Ecco the Dolphin himself. SEGA Nerds: Hi, Ecco. Thanks so much taking some time out to hang with the SEGA Nerds. Ecco: Kee-kee! Kack-kak-kak! SEGA Nerds: That’s very gracious, Mr. …

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Puzzle Columns: Columns

Welcome to Puzzle Columns, a new bi-monthly column where we explore a puzzle game or series by SEGA, on a SEGA platform or one that’s somehow SEGA related no matter how tenuous! Today, we’ll be looking at the game series most people think of when they think of SEGA puzzlers: Columns! Columns is a pretty standard “match-three” puzzle game, released on …

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Forgotten Racers of SEGA’s Past: OutRun 2019

Hello and welcome to another exciting entry of Forgotten Racers of SEGA’s Past! Sorry we had to skip a week, but I’m back again, and it’s time for one of my favorites! Now this week’s Forgotten Racer is kind of special, to commemorate the release of  3D OutRun that I covered a little while ago, I’m going to be covering one …

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Shining Force video review

Shining Force: The Legacy of the Great Intention was released on the SEGA Genesis in 1993 and is one of SEGA’s most beloved RPG franchises. Its turn-based strategy gameplay and anime-inspired battle cinematics carved out an identity for the franchise that was all its own. We played through Shining Force last month in our Game of the Month Club and enjoyed sharing …

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Retro Review: RoboCop Versus the Terminator

You have to love early ’90’s gaming. It was the historical epicenter of the battle surrounding violence in video games, complete with U.S. Senate hearings, parents forbidding their children from visiting arcades for fear that they may catch a glimpse of a “fatality,” and so on. Yet even amongst all of that controversy, SEGA’s own Videogame Ratings Council (V.R.C.) still …

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