In The 90s, Sega Made This Boy's Christmas Very Special

The 1990s were Sega's golden age, but they were also a golden age for those who loved Sega, because every year on December 25 you could bet there'd be millions of kids around the world waking up to find new consoles and hardware under the tree. Kids like Tyler Esposito. » 12/13/13 1:00am 12/13/13 1:00am

Unboxing a...1986 Sega Master System

Who gives a shit about unboxing modern » 5/22/12 11:30pm 5/22/12 11:30pm games hardware. We all do it when we buy the thing, they come with basically nothing, and the documentation is woeful.

“People Will Be Happy” Watching These Incredibly Abrupt Old-School Game…

You die and die and die. Load up another save, maybe. Finally, you emerge triumphant over the boss battle or end sequence you've been struggling with. Nowadays, you're likely to get a big shiny, fully-voiced cutscene topped off with swelling orchestral music. But that wasn't the case thirty years ago. » 4/27/12 9:00am 4/27/12 9:00am

Look At (Almost) All The Light Guns

One of the experiences that unites gamers is that so many of us have picked up a plastic gun and pointed it at our TV. History has given us dozens of light guns. Here, a gallery of greats and not-so-greats... » 8/30/10 5:00pm 8/30/10 5:00pm

ESRB Rates Alex Kidd in Shinobi World, Blaster Master For Virtual…

The Wii Virtual Console is due to get a double dose of 8-bit adventure soon, as the ESRB has rated Sega Master System spin-off Alex Kidd in Shinobi World and NES classic Blaster Master for Nintendo's service. » 12/07/09 3:40pm 12/07/09 3:40pm