Master System

RetroN 5’s Game Gear, Master System adapter now available for pre-order

We’ve covered Hyperkin’s upcoming RetroN 5 3-in-1 adapter quite extensively here at SEGA Nerds ever since we got word of its supposed existence several years ago. To our surprise, seemingly out of nowhere, Hyperkin finally announced the adapter, which adds Game Gear, Master System and Master System card support to the RetroN 5, during this year’s Consumer Electronics Show via a …

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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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