Genesis

Holy schnikes! Strider is making a comeback

I’d totally be lying if I didn’t say this announcement didn’t take me by complete surprise, but holy crap. One of the best 2D side scrollers on the SEGA Genesis appears to be making a comeback, and it looks pretty damn awesome! Strider was released on the Genesis in late 1990 and even got a Master System release a couple …

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SEGA Game Deals: Awesome SEGA savings on XBL right now

Xbox Live is having a pretty damn awesome saving on SEGA titles at the moment – so get in quick before the deal ends! You might have to excuse the photo above, I took it off screen with my mobile phone – it seemed the best way to show all the price slashing action that’s happening right now. There’s deals …

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New tops added to Kawaii line-up

When the Kawaii line-up of SEGA-inspired clothing was announced about a week ago, we saw the incredibly cute Dreamcast backpack, and a couple days later were artwork for some new shirts. Today, Rakuten, the site where the clothing is available for pre-order, released photos of models actually wearing the new shirts. There’s two Dreamcast inspired designs, one tank top and one …

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Project Unity – a retro gamer’s dream-machine

It may not look too pretty, but Project Unity could possibly be the greatest machine for retro gamers, ever. Weighing in at approximately 20kg, this big box contains over 300 metres of cabling, it took 3,500 hours to build, cost approximately £700 (in parts, boards, wiring etc…) and can play a total of 18 different retro systems… all through ONE …

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Video review: ToeJam and Earl

Hello everyone! My name is Steven Clem, and this is my review of Toejam and Earl! To give you a brief look into who I am, I am 26 years old and recently graduated with my Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Technology and Culture, which basically means I know a little bit about everything computer related. Currently, I run my own …

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SEGA teases Castle of Illusion HD

Just the other day an image of a potential XBLA box art for a remake of Castle of Illusion was spotted floating around the Internets. We naturally had to keep it under the ‘rumour’ category until SEGA did or said something official on the matter. Good news, as today SEGA posted up a lovely teaser for the classic Disney title. …

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Remastered Android and iOS Sonic gameplay footage emerges

At GDC earlier this year, SEGA revealed that a remastered version of the original Sonic the Hedgehog would be heading towards Android and iOS devices. The game has been rebuilt from the ground up, by Christian Whitehead – the guy legend who ported Sonic CD over to mobiles and consoles – and another sexy community member, ‘Stealth’. Anyway, Android Police has posted up …

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Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel play on the SEGA Activator

As I’m sure you’ve all heard by now, Roger Ebert passed away on April 4. He possessed a true passion for not just film, but life and humanity, and he had a keen talent for eloquently expressing his passion on the page. He was a great writer whom I admired deeply and I will miss reading his work, which at times was …

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[Update] Fan Stuff: Chill out with some Space Harrier jazz

[Update: 09/04/2013] foreversonic has updated the song, adding to it and “tidied up some parts”. Plus you can now download and carry the song around with you on your walkmans, iPods, MP3 players, Discmans and phones (or whatever musical playing device takes your fancy). Lovely stuff foreversonic. Keep up the smooth (‘smooth’ as in jazz – get it?) work. – Links below updated …

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SEGA launches ‘cute’ merch range

It seems that SEGA has a new range of official merchandise for SEGA Nerds everywhere to get excited about. According to the Japanese site, Gamer.ne.jp, SEGAKawaii is the latest brand from our favourite gaming company, which will start selling clothing and other merchandise. The word ‘kawaii’ (かわいい) in Japanese means ‘cute’, which is obvious from the almost-sickly cuteness of the Dreamcast Controller backpack (not that …

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