Genesis

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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Holy sweet Godiva! Retro SEGA magazines archived online

Ok so this news might be old for some of you out there – but I have only  just been informed of this pretty awesome online archive of old magazines – so please forgive me if you already know about this. But hopefully some of you will have been in the dark and this post will enlighten you. OutOfPrintArchive.com has …

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You need to watch this banned 32X commercial

Andrew Pine, the director of In Ryo’s Footsteps, has a great YouTube channel called It’s Cool From Saturn. Recently, he’s been highlighting 32X games and just published this “banned 32X” commercial. That’s in quotes because it’s not a real commercial, but one that he created, and oh man, had SEGA actually used this, I think things could have been much …

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Here’s Plants vs Zombies on SEGA Genesis

This is probably one of the more stranger ports that we’ve come across in a long time. Yeah, that’s right … Plants vs. Zombies running on the SEGA Genesis! Apparently, this was spotted at the classic console area at PAX Australia and was created by a Russian coder. Is there anything those crazy Russians can’t or won’t do? “It wasn’t …

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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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