Sega’s original Shinobi first appeared in the Arcades back in 1987. With its well designed multidirectional side-scrolling levels, varied enemy characters, end of level guardians, Ninjitsu special magic move, and general smooth gameplay, the game became a huge hit. The game was soon ported over to many home platforms, including Sega’s own Master System console, […]
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No matter how many unique weapons, complex objectives, intricate storylines, or virtual acres of free-roaming space are available in these new-fangled state-of-the-art console epics, sometimes you just need to take it back to the simplicity of old-school games.
Dr Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine Expands the Sonic Universe – Today in Retro Gaming – November 26th, 1993
Sega expanded the Sonic the Hedgehog universe with Dr Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine on the Sega Genesis. Puyo Puyo fans will instantly be at home here.
Check out these five classic retro gaming franchises re-imagined using the Unreal Engine.
Sakura Wars has come top in two separate categories in a recent online poll conducted by SEGA Japan: Most Memorable Creation and Most Wished-For Revival. The long-running Strategy RPG franchise has been a sizeable hit in Japan and this was clearly backed up by the online voters. SEGA Japan announced the three-day poll on November […]
Tanglewood, a new original game for the SEGA Genesis (or Mega Drive, as it is known outside North America), has been in development for some time: we reported on the game’s early development on November 14, 2015. Well, the game has now reached a stage that the developers, Big Evil Corporation, feel that it is […]
The story of Xenocider is kind of messed up. You see, this is a brand new, original game for the Sega Dreamcast and it failed at their Kickstarter campaign. Not enough people showed up to support it and we saw it fall to the wayside for a bit. That has not stopped Retrosumus, the developer […]
The Sega Genesis was always the “second run” console when it came to ports from other platforms. This happened nearly all the time throughout the life of Sega’s 16-Bit console. One time in the history of the console, Sega did come out ahead concerning a port. That was Mortal Kombat and only because Nintendo heavily […]
Brawlers are a lost art in today’s world. That is a simple, cold hard, fact. For some reason the scrolling fighter genre has fallen on hard times. I come from a period of gaming when Streets of Rage, Final Fight, Rival Turf, and River City Ransom ruled the roost. With Coffee Crisis I can see […]
We love a gaming classic. Yes, Metal Gear Solid V is a visually stunning tactical feast and Diablo III is a soul lifting RPG, but hold these up to old school offerings like Super Mario, Sonic and even Space Invaders and the latter group wins every time.
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