Posts Tagged ‘genesis’

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Tech Demo: Day of the Tentacle Running on Sega Genesis

While not complete by any means, this tech demo of the LucasArts classic, Day of the Tentacle, running on the Sega Genesis is impressive. Work is continuing tentatively at the moment.

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Finish Him With An Animality in Mortal Kombat 3 Arcade: Today in History- April 15th, 1995

Mortal Kombat was one of those titles that set a lot of arcades on fire with realistic, digitized, graphics and over the top blood and gore. Gamers were flocking to the machines where ever possible, usually passing the latest Street Fighter II variation to do so. By the time Midway games got to the thrid […]

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Game Hack: Teams and Licenses for 1991 Season Added to Ayrton Senna’s Super Monaco GP II on Sega Genesis

Danica Patrick may not be winning races left and right in NASCAR but how can fans not know about her F1 driving career? Way back on the Sega Genesis there were a couple of really good F1 racing games, Ayrton Senna’s Super Monaco GP II being one of the better ones. There were a few […]

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Contra III: The Alien Wars Leaps onto the SNES- Today in History: April 6th, 1992

When Nintendo launched the Super Nintendo fans rejoiced based on the hopes that 16-Bit updates of NES favorites would be coming soon.  This hope was kindled from the fact that Super Mario World was a pack-in cart (yeah, there was a time when systems came with games and TWO controllers).  While many NES classics did […]

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Bandit Gaming: Super Mario Bros on Sega Genesis

It is a gaming fact that Mario and the Super Mario Bros series never got released on the competing Sega Genesis. Why would Nintendo do that? Game hackers, indie programmers, whatever, have done just that though, ported Super Mario Bros 1 to the Sega Genesis and the results are impressive, to say the least.

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Game Hack: Sonic Winter Adventures (Sonic 1 Hack)

Since there are more than a couple of Sonic the Hedgehog fan s out there, it is only fitting to bring more news about unique and interesting hacks. Sonic Winter Adventures is just that, an interesting and unique hack. New levels, bosses, secrets and more await anyone willing to take the challenge up.

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Today in History: March 22nd, 1994- Shining Force CD Slashes onto Sega CD

Shining Force is one of those series that Sega really dropped the ball with, the whole “Shining” series probably became too dilluted and convoluted for Sega to keep up with it. So they dropped it like a hot potato. Unfortunate as this was really one of the series, along with Phantasy Star, that Sega could […]

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New Game: Steel Empire 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS is becoming the hand held to own for retro fans thanks greatly to the Virtual Console. Updates of the classics is a solid business strategy that some companies are taking advantage of, such as Starfish SD and their publishing of Mebius Games’ update of Steel Empire.

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Game Hack: Metal Sonic Hyperdrive (Sonic 1 Hack)

The Sonic fan community is huge as evidenced by the plethora of new content being created through hacks and game engines such as Unity. Gamers love Sega’s leading mascot and are not scared to show it. One such fan has created a game hack called Metal Sonic Hyperdrive for the Sega Genesis. Using pieces from […]

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Unreleased Game: Chelnov/Atomic Runner Arcade Game for Sega Saturn

Unreleased games are one thing that we love uncovering here at Retro Gaming Magazine. These are usually fun games that are completed but for some reason they never got released. The Sega Saturn is one system that was the recipient of a lot of cool games, most of them stayed in Japan. Unfortunately for many […]