Genesis

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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Indie hit ‘Cave Story’ is in development for the SEGA Mega Drive

Back in 2004, Studio Pixel released a fantastic little indie game called Cave Story. Your character is on an island of rabbit-like creatures called Mimigas, and you must save them from being persecuted by the Doctor. If you like classic platformers like Castlevania or Mega Man, you’ll definitely enjoy. Cave Story. One fan has taken it upon themselves to take …

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Data Discs announces OutRun vinyl discs

OutRun will turn 30 years old later this year, and Data Discs has just announced a wonderful way to celebrate this anniversary by offering an OutRun vinyl. The vinyl will include the entire OutRun soundtrack, crafted by Hiroshi Kawaguchi, sourced directly from the original arcade unit. There will also be three bonus tracks from the Mega Drive release and Nintendo 3DS …

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Sasha Darko is re-releasing Sacred Line Genesis for Steam on June 1st

Last year, Sasha Darko released a visual novel game for the SEGA Genesis called Sacred Line. The game follows a private detective living in Eastern Europe who receives a mysterious message right before the detective decides to close down her practice. Sasha Darko has decided to re-release Sacred Line Genesis and add a couple of extra features , which you can …

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Sega PC Classics Collection adds new features

SEGA of Europe has added new features to its current Sega Genesis / Mega Drive Classics Colleciton on Steam. The updates include the following: New modern console controllers support: The new patch (released this week) now lets you use the PS4 (using custom DS4 Windows drivers), Xbox One and Steam Controller. Simultaneous controller, mouse and keyboard assignment and control. New input manager with …

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RC Berg announces Space Harrier Model kits preorders date

GEEKLIFE & RC Berg have announced today the pre-order launch date for their Space Harrier & Ida 1:12 scale Color Resin Model kits preorders. It will be on May 25th this year, when people will be able to throw money at the gorgeous figures. Prices are 9,800円 (10,584円 incl. Tax) for Harrier and 9,000円 (9,720円 incl. Tax) for IDA. Looking …

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Watch Keith Apicary and Xavier Woods play Streets of Rage 3

WWE wrestler Xavier Woods (Austin Creed) has a great channel on YouTube called UpUpDownDown that focuses on various kinds of gaming content like Lets Plays and special guest appearances. For this week’s “Special Guest Week” episode, Woods had SEGA super fan and masher of buttons Keith Apicary play Streets of Rage 3. The two shoot the breeze on numerous topics …

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