Genesis

3D Classics reviews: 3D Space Harrier

[Foreword: With SEGA’s 3D Classics releases on the Nintendo 3DS, we’re going to be reviewing the titles slightly differently to how we normally do things on SEGA Nerds. Because the 3D Classics are effectively ports of some classic SEGA titles, we are going to look mostly at how well the new 3D visuals affect the games, especially if they help improve …

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Review: Daze Before Christmas

Daze Before Christmas is a bizarre, Christmas-themed platformer that was developed by Funcom and  released by Sunsoft USA exclusively in Australia in 1994. So, it was a game developed in Norway and then released by a U.S. based software company exclusively in Australia. You play Santa who has to save Christmas from an evil snowman that apparently doesn’t like Christmas. Along …

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Sonic 2 remastered coming to iOS and Android tomorrow

After the success of the excellent mobile ports of Sonic CD and Sonic 1, we are very excited for tomorrow’s launch of the remastered Sonic 2 on iOS and Android. Back on the project is our buddy Christian Whitehead (who we had on the Nerdcast a few months back) and Simon Thomley – aka ‘Taxman’ and ‘Stealth’. And after Christian’s Retro Engine …

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Help Kickstart a new Mega Drive art book

I love documentary and art books, and this new 25th anniversary Mega Drive art book by Read-Only Memory promises to be “the definitive volume” on SEGA’s 16-bit beast. Simply titled SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis: Collected Works, the 300-page, hardback book is officially licensed by SEGA and will include more than 20 exclusive interview with original SEGA team members, like Yuji Naka and …

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SEGA and Tommo team up to deliver some awesome mobile accessories

SEGA of America and distributors of video gaming merchandise, Tommo, have revealed a sweet lineup of ‘SEGA Hardware Series’ mobile iPhone accessories (and one general mobile accessory) are scheduled for release starting in November. The various accessories are being launched over the next couple of months, starting this month (November) we will see SEGA console-themed phone cases for the iPhone 5 and 5s, which come with a bonus screen protector with designs that …

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Reztron to host Mega Drive 25th anniversary party

*Sigh* It’s times like today when living in the boring old United States of America really sucks. I mean, sure, we have it pretty easy compared to many parts of the world. However, first-world problems force me to complain about the fact I won’t be able to attend Reztron’s super-awesome SEGA Mega Drive 25th anniversary party at the Hoxton Pony …

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General Chaos: About the game and why you should play it

Let’s start with being honest here. We’re more than a little disappointed that the recent Kickstarter campaign created by Game Refuge has not met its goal. The passionate development team, led by video game veteran Brian Colin, are setting out in an attempt to update the classic SEGA Genesis title to modern devices. Their goal was set at $125,000 with the team …

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SEGA Nerds’ Horror Fest: Genesis

Welcome to the second installment of the SEGA Horror Fest! In this episode, choose some of our favorite horror games on the SEGA Genesis. If you haven’t already watched last week’s episode on the Master System, be sure to do it now! Be sure to let us know what you think of the games we chose and share what your …

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SEGA Nerds Horror Fest Contest!

Hello fellow SEGA Nerds! Wanna win Zombies Ate My Neighbors for the SEGA Genesis? In episode 25 of the SEGA Nerdcast, we came up with another contest and here is what you need to do to win this awesome game! Create a thumbnail for our Horror Fest series running this month in spirit of all things horror. The only guideline for …

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Watch me get my ass kicked by Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

If you didn’t know, the HD version of Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse became available for pre-order on the PlayStation Network yesterday. If you threw down $15 for the game, you received a digital version of the Genesis version of the game, three avatars and a theme. Having never played the original game before, I figured it’d be fun …

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