Genesis

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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Soundtrack Flashback: Sonic the Hedgehog

Welcome to the SEGA Nerds version of my Soundtrack Flashback. For those who don’t know exactly what I do in this feature, it is pretty simple. I go back through years and years of video game soundtracks and spotlight a soundtrack from some of the most popular games of the past. On occasion, some of the games are lesser known …

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Review: Sonic CD

Sonic CD

[With the recent news that Christian “Taxman” Whitehead will be handling an updated port of the original Sonic the Hedgehog for mobile devices, we thought it would be relevant to revisit his first official Sega collaboration: the superb port of Sonic CD that was released at the end of 2011. Enjoy this retro review, which was originally posted on one of Nathan’s personal …

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