Genesis

SEGA Genesis’ Vixen 357, a Japan-only release, gets an English translation

What happens when the Earth gets into war with aliens and create robots that help avoid total annihilation? You get Vixen 357, which is a turn-based strategy RPG. Unfortunately, Vixen 357 never got released outside of Japan…until now. Earlier this month, celcion from ROMhacking.net released an English translation of Vixen 357, which is fully playable right now! You can click here to download …

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Piko Interactive announces three new Genesis games for pre-order

You might remember Piko Interactive. They’re the people behind releasing Duke Nukem on the Genesis here in the West, among many others. Well, they’ve just announced three new Genesis games that are up for pre-order: Sumo Slam, an arcade-style multiplayer homebrew game; Smart Mouse, a previously exclusive Taiwanese puzzle game that’s been translated to English; and Generals of the Yang Family, …

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Retrospective: Remembering Arnold Palmer… Tournament Golf (Genesis)

With Arnold Palmer’s passing on September 25, I thought this would be a good time to look back at his early Genesis game, Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf. I’m going to behave today. I promise… Thanks for watching everyone. If you would like more information about the Arnie’s Army Charity Foundation, go here.    

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TecToy is researching an HDMI Master System, Genesis system in Brazil

Earlier this summer, Tectoy posted a picture on their Facebook page that made a lot of noise on the retro game community in Brazil. The picture showed a Master System and Genesis and posed the question, “If Tectoy returned to produce a console, which one would you like? Give a like for SEGA Genesis and share for Master System.” It was enough for …

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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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