Saturn

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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An alternative way to play Sega Saturn gems

Retro-game collecting can be an expensive hobby, especially when collecting for the SEGA Saturn, particularly its North American releases. Whereas NTSC  Saturn consoles typically sell around $50 used on Amazon—NTSC game releases, such as Burning Rangers, Magic Knight Rayearth or Panzer Dragoon Saga can range anywhere from $400 to $600 used. Why are these gems so pricey you might ask? This …

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A VR game based on SEGA Saturn’s Galactic Attack is coming to Six Flags

Six Flags has had VR experiences for a while (see the Superman VR coaster), and now they are deciding to expand the experience with a brand new VR game. It’s being called the world’s first mixed-reality roller coaster and it is based on the classic SEGA Saturn game, Galactic Attack.  Here is Six Flags’ official description: “When riders board the …

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Listen to Panzer Dragoon’s composers perform songs from the game at MAGfest 2017

Panzer Dragoon (Especially Panzer Dragoon Saga) has long been considered as one of the most underrated and critically acclaimed games of all time. At this year’s MAGfest in National Harbor, Maryland, we got to see a wonderful performance with Panzer Dragoon composers Saori Kobayashi and Yumiko Takahashi. In addition to some songs from Kobayashi’s own album, they played renditions of …

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Data Discs announces Panzer Dragoon, Revenge of Shinobi vinyl

Data Discs has been teasing its upcoming releases for a couple weeks now, and they’ve just announced what SEGA fans will be spinning in their record players next. Their next releases will be Panzer Dragoon and The Revenge of Shinobi, and both will go on sale on Dec. 3. There are already product pages for both games: Panzer Dragoon and …

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Survival Code, a new platformer, is coming to Dreamcast and Saturn

The SEGA Saturn and Dreamcast scene has had a pretty big surge in popularity for indie game devs in recent years.  Our very own SEGA Nerd Luiz has been hard at work developing a brand new game titled Survival Code.  Survival Code’s plot is inspired by the Wow! signal and will have similar gameplay elements to games such as Gunlord …

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The forgotten history of SEGA and Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider and PlayStation are synonymous. Though Lara Croft has appeared on everything from the Xbox to the N-Gage over the past 20 years, it was Sony’s partnership with Eidos that shot Lara Croft to stardom seemingly overnight. Every major Tomb Raider title by Core Design appeared on Sony hardware. Curiously, SEGA’s connection to Tomb Raider is often neglected when discussing …

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Fans created a full English translation for the Saturn version of Policenauts

Western fans never truly got to appreciate Policenauts since it was sadly only released in Japan. Kojima’s masterpiece was released on PlayStation and the SEGA Saturn, with a planned release for the West that just never worked out. Today, the folks from Policenauts.net announced that they have created a patch that allows you to play the Saturn version of Policenauts …

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SEGA Saturn emulator Yabause has a new update

There are many emulators that keep the SEGA spirit alive on the web, and the SEGA Saturn emulator Yabause is one of the best. The emulator has recently gotten a brand new update, which fixes some of the issues and builds upon the previous iterations. From Yabause: “Arguably, the most notable features of this release are: – Low-level CD Block …

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Review: D (Saturn)

Kenji Eno wasn't afraid to take risks. His company, WARP, embraced controversy. They were eager to experiment, bending genres as they saw fit. Strangely, their first title, D, didn't showcase much of their trademark controversy or originality. The gameplay was simple, the story thin and the scares cheap. With Night… Review: D (Saturn) Review: D (Saturn) 2016-08-18 VirtuaDrew QUICK LOOK …

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