Sega, You Can't Show Hairy Balls in an Advertisement

Sega earned itself quite the reputation during the 1990s for its bold advertising » 6/14/12 11:00pm 6/14/12 11:00pm, especially . Sometimes, though, the company went a little far.

Good God, Mortal Kombat on Game Gear Had Some Terrible Audio

I have some fond memories of my Game Gear. I loved that giant hunk of sexy black plastic so much that I forgave its terrible battery life and the other aspects that led to its financial failure. » 3/30/12 11:30pm 3/30/12 11:30pm

The Game Gear eShop Invasion Begins

The first handheld gaming device to go head-to-head with the Game Boy (the Atari Lynx barely counts) reaches out its electronic hand in friendship to its one-time enemy, as three Game Gear games become playable on the Nintendo 3DS. How humbling this must be. » 3/15/12 9:30am 3/15/12 9:30am

Sega Lost the Handheld Race Long Before it Lost the Console Race

People are still, a decade on, shedding tears over Sega's last home console. We get it, it's sad, but let's not forget that other Sega gaming machine that was killed off by stronger competition.


The Sega Game Gear. » 2/22/12 11:00pm 2/22/12 11:00pm

Akira Was a Great Comic, An Amazing Movie, But its Games, Hrm...

It's one of the defining works of modern popular culture, and features plenty of stylised, graphic action. So why is it nobody has ever made a good game out of Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira? » 9/06/11 12:00am 9/06/11 12:00am

How Unusual Was The 3DS Price Cut?

Many people in the gaming community were taken aback by Nintendo's announcement last night that the 3DS would be dropping price from $250 to $170 only five months after its initial launch in America and after fewer than 900,000 units have sold in the U.S. » 7/28/11 5:00pm 7/28/11 5:00pm

These Are the First Game Gear Games for the Nintendo 3DS eShop

Game Gear and the Turbografx are coming to the Nintendo 3DS eShop. According to Nintendo, here are the first Game Gear titles, all with a "Summer" release window: Columns, Dragon Crystal, Shinobi, Sonic Drift, Sonic The Hedgehog: Triple Trouble. » 6/13/11 6:00am 6/13/11 6:00am

The Turtle Beach PX5 is Gaming’s Ultimate Secret Weapon

Has this ever happened to you? It's 3AM. Your girlfriend isn't returning your phone calls, your friends are all at some lame party you didn't want to go to in the first place, and all you want is to sit back, crack a cold drink and play a little head-to-head Call of Duty with your best friend in Canada. As everyone… » 5/10/11 12:00pm 5/10/11 12:00pm

The Console With The Best Game Scores Is...

According to Japanese game magazine Famitsu, that is. The publication has crunched the review scores and has listed the platforms in order with the best library of games. » 3/25/10 3:00am 3/25/10 3:00am

Atari 2600 Plus SEGA Game Gear

Recent modder trend: Cramming game machines in other game machines. It's shoehorning for shits and giggles. Case in point, this project, an Atari 2600 in a SEGA Game Gear. While not exactly sexy, it is a fitted an Atari 2600 emulator into a SEGA Game Gear shell. What it lacks in slick good looks, the modder makes up… » 11/27/08 11:00pm 11/27/08 11:00pm