Posts Tagged ‘sega’

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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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Knuckles Spins Off Into Own Game in Knuckles Chaotix on Sega 32X: Today in History- April 20th, 1995

Knuckles was one of the few secondary characters from a game to get their own game (Zero the Kamikaze squirel was another). Sega saw something in the little red echidna, enough to warrant at least one outing of his own. Too bad it was on the ill-fated Sega 32X platform and not the much better […]

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Retro Game Sales for April 19th, 2014

Massive list of games on sale this weekend with many newcomers to the discount world.  From Gamefly to Dotemu and GoG.com and everything in between.  Check out the sales below:

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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 […]