Posts Tagged ‘sega’

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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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Review: Crazy Taxi on Android

When Sega released the Dreamcast almost 15 years ago, it was a revolutionary system, just gamers weren’t all that interested in supporting Sega after the way the Saturn was turned to pasture.  During the short life of the Dreamcast there were more than a few iconic games released, one of which was a port of […]

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Today in History: April 3rd, 1993- Final Fight Punches onto the Sega CD

Capcom was an earnest Nintendo licensee from the get-go, not jumping ship till well into the life of the Super Nintendo, later than many other gaming companies.  They did license out some of their arcade games though, rather than releasing them on competing hardware themselves (something Konami didn’t do for years).  Most of these licensed […]

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Five Essential Android Action Games for the Retro Fans

Retro gamers are usually left out of the fun when it comes to newer platforms, most companies don’t see any value in catering to this niche market. In this new article, Retro Gaming Magazine will take a look at a collection of games that cater to a different area of retro gaming. Starting the festivities […]

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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: Streets of Rage 2: Cody Edition (Streets of Rage 2)

It is a retro gaming age old question, okay, as far back as the SNES vs. Genesis argument. Which is better, the Streets of Rage series or the Final Fight series? Thanks to some ingenuitive game hackers, gamers can now at least check out how Cody from Final Fight would fare in the Streets of […]

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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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Fan Translation: Comix Zone Now Available in Spanish

When Comix Zone hit the Sega Genesis in 1995, it was beyond different but still familiar at the same time. This is an action/platformer/brawler title which was pretty popular back in the day, just not in 1995. Sega missed the boat on the release of this title and sales suffered but still, this is an […]

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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 […]