Sega Genesis Flashback has a new release date of November 10. Early reviews universally panned the $80 HDMI classic console, but its manufacturer said the units were faulty and bumped back the release. The final units will replace 10 of the weird shovelware games like Hangman with 8-bit Sega B-sides like Psycho Fox…
Samples of the upcoming Sega Genesis Flashback console sent to media outlets last month had outdated firmware that caused game glitches, according to the manufacturer. It will send updated hardware to those outlets soon, it said.
Among the similarities between Rocket League and soccer is the physicality of the game, though rather than red cards, Rocket League opts to simply have cars explode when they collide with enough velocity.
GameStop stores across North America are now accepting games and hardware trade-ins from as far back as the original NES, but not everything. They’ve got lists. I brought a sack of older titles to a local store to see which were worthy of trade-in credit.
Despite reports circulating to the contrary, the Nintendo/Sega console rivalry isn’t flaring back up in miniature form. Nintendo’s upcoming mini-NES is a brand new device. AtGames’ Sega-branded mini-Mega Drive is a shoddy emulation box that’s been around for years.
A gorgeous remake of Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap has just been announced, and you can watch the whole trailer here. Gosh, it looks good.
One of the key creators of the Sonic the Hedgehog series, programmer extraordinaire and former long-term head of Sonic Team, Yuji Naka turns 50 on September 17. One minute for each ten years seems fair.
One of the two guys behind the original Toejam & Earl game wants to make a new one, via Kickstarter. The "ultimate Toejam and Earl sequel that the fans have been asking for all these years".
No kidding around here. Sega Mega Drive/Genesis: Collected Works is one of the best video game books I have ever read.
Remember that one NES game that you played every night for weeks then never got back from a friend you lent it to? This guy probably has it. And thousands of other games from the 1980s and 1990s, too. He's selling his entire collection for a whole lot of money.
Sonic needs to slow down.
Well, this is adorable. And look at cuddly console's little hands! They're controllers. Aww. That's so friggin' cute.
Streaming video games live via the internet is a relatively new thing, but video games have been around for hundreds (slight exaggeration) of years. Hyperkin's Android-powered RetroN 5 console plays games from ten older consoles. How? Watch.
Megatron. Mega Drive. Such a simple concept, how come it has taken 25 years to get these two together?
How do you take a classic game like Sonic the Hedgehog and make it better? Hack in all the musical cues from The Price is Right, that's how.
Nothing wrong here. Nope.
SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis: Collected Works is an upcoming book by Darren Wall that looks like one of the best pieces of Sega nostalgia you'll ever get your hands on.
Remember when Sega made home consoles? I sure do. I was a Sega guy all the way when others were playing Nintendo. And now, I guess I can own Sega Genesis speakers. Hooray?
For a game that spawned a cartoon spin-off, a comic book and an action figure line, there's been no activity at all on the Mutant League Football front since the game was released on the Sega Genesis back in 1993. Do you want to bring it back? That's what game creator Michael Mendheim would like to know.
Maybe you want to bask in the memories of the openings of all the games you played back in the day but don't feel like digging out and hooking up your old systems, if you held onto them at all. Title Scream is here for you.