Genesis

Interplay is selling off Earthworm Jim, Boogerman, MDK rights

Things aren’t looking very good for Interplay these days, as it appears the company is enter a process to sell off many of its assets and intellectual property, including the beloved Earthworm Jim series, according to a Nasdaq press release. The full amount of its IPs totals to about 70, with another dozen characters expected to be included in the sale, …

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Star Cruiser, a Japanese exclusive Mega Drive shooter, translated into English

We always get excited when we hear of a new, unreleased SEGA game that has just been made accessible to us via a translation patch. Earlier this year, there was the English translation for 7th Dragon 2020, and now some determined fans have translated a previously unreleased Mega Drive game called Star Cruiser. Star Cruiser is a first-person shooter/RPG hybrid …

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Data Discs’ Golden Axe vinyls go on sale this Saturday

Data Discs have announced that their latest SEGA vinyl release will be Golden Axe inspired, bringing the first two games into one package. The Golden Axe vinyls will go on sale this Saturday (Aug. 27) on the Data Discs website. “This release features the unforgettable artwork from both games, supplied on two thick lithographic prints, with the record itself pressed …

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The secret behind Duke Nukem 3D for Sega Genesis

In 1998, everyone was looking at SEGA’s next console, the Dreamcast. In Brazil, however, SEGA Genesis was still strong and supported by TecToy (Representative of SEGA in Brazil). In 1997, TecToy had done an incredible job porting Street Fighter II for Master System and then decided to go further. At that time Duke Nukem was very popular; Released for Nintendo …

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Mega Drive’s 16-bit Disney classics are out now for PC

During the era of the SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive, SEGA and Disney forged a partnership that spawned some amazing video games. The Lion King, Aladdin, and Toy Story are some of my favorite games as a kid, and now you can replay some of these games right on your PC. GOG.com has re-released Aladdin, The Lion King and The Jungle Book for £6.29 …

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You can build your own SEGA Genesis Steam bundle on Bundle Stars

SEGA and Bundle Stars have partnered together to deliver a fantastic deal for any SEGA fan out there. The brand new Pick and Mix Bundle includes a ton of classic Genesis/Mega Drive games, including Wonder Boy, Sonic the Hedgehog, Streets of Rage, ToeJam & Earl, and more! Gamasutra included a chart that shows the different prices of the bundles. Take …

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The director of Hot Tub Time Machine is making a Rent A Hero movie

Back in 1991, SEGA released Rent A Hero for the Mega Drive, which never made it overseas. A remake of Rent A Hero was released for the Dreamcast and Xbox, but both didn’t make it to the west either. “RENT A HERO tells the story of a reluctant slacker genius who joins a high-tech startup pitched as an “Uber for …

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Do you remember SEGA Lock-On?

It’s easy to forget now that back in SEGA‘s 16-bit halcyon days, they wielded considerable brand power, enjoying reach far beyond the fledgling console business that made them a household name. Indeed, all manner of SEGA and Sonic merchandise and licensed paraphernalia was doing the rounds to your local Woolworths, Toys ‘R Us et al in the early ’90s.  I …

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