Master System

Hyperkin finally reveals its Game Gear adapter

It’s been a long road for Hyperkin’s RetroN 5 Game Gear adapter. Hyperkin’s Product Manager Paul Leung announced the adapter’s existence during E3 2015 when he said, “before the end of this year, we will have an adapter that will allow (the RetroN 5) to play Game Gear games.” Of course, history would prove Leung wrong as Hyperkin failed to release the peripheral …

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TecToy’s CEO confirms new Genesis carts will be produced, possible other products

TecToy’s CEO Stefano Arnhold Ceo attended the Comic Con Experience 2016 in São Paulo, Brazil last weekend and dropped some pretty interesting tidbits during a speech about his company. He spoke about several details about the company’s history, which will turn 30 years old next year, some games that Brazilian fans have been requesting TecToy bring to market and, of course, about …

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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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LizardCube reverse engineered the original Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap to help create the remake

Back in June, it was revealed that Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap was being remade by the devs at LizardCube. The remake is set to be released on PC and consoles, featuring beautifully hand-drawn graphics and re-imagined soundtrack. LizardCube’s Omar, who is the technical director and programmer for the remake, posted a blog that described the process of being faithful to the …

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A very curious fact between a game made by Rare and the Master System

Rare is very known because of its partnership with Nintendo in the 90’s. Games like Donkey Kong Country, GoldenEye 007, Banjo-Kazooie and Perfect Dark are very acclaimed by the fans. In 2002, Microsoft acquired Rare who retains their brand and franchises. However, before all the history we know there is something very curious between a Rare game and the Master …

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Street Fighter II for Master System made possible because of a joke

The year was 1997; Master System and Genesis were still popular in Brazil and both were still receiving new games. TecToy, which had a lot of experience programming for Master System, wanted to bring the most popular fighting games to the SEGA 8-Bits console, which prompted them to start development on Street Fighter II. However, the majority of the companies …

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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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Review: SEGA 3D Classics Collection (3DS)

As of late, the 3DS has become THE system to own for retro SEGA games. Thanks to the team at M2, we basically have all the SEGA greats – arcade-perfect, portable, and even with some extra features. Known to the world as SEGA 3D Classics, these ports/remakes started with Space Harrier & Super Hang-On, and just kept the ball rolling …

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