Master System

Your SEGA Games on iOS are Endangered

Apple will soon release iOS 11 for their iPhone and iPad devices, and with it comes a heavy toll. With the release of iOS 11, Apple intends to stop supporting 32-bit applications, so if an app has not been updated for 64-bit support, they will no longer function. How many apps are affected? Right now the number stands at about …

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Check out the first hour of Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap

In case you were living under a rock and missed it – LizardCube’s remake of the Master System and Game Gear classic, Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap, launched yesterday on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. If you haven’t picked it up yet and are perhaps still on the fence, then, in association with our sister publication, Mega Visions Magazine, you …

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Interview: Alexandre Pagano, a Tectoy designer in the ’90s

With the launch of new Tectoy’s Mega Drive approaching and the celebration of 30 years of partnership with SEGA, we decided to go deeper in the Tectoy history and talk with some of the company’s great people and developers. To start this series, today we are interviewing one of the main figures behind the success of Tectoy in the ’90s: Alexandre Pagano. …

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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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