Genesis/MegaDrive homebrew – Symphony of the Night, GG Shinobi, StarFox and more!

What an incredible time to be a Genesis and MegaDrive fan, with an absolute glut of top tier homebrew projects on the go right now for the classic Sega system! Investigating just a handful of these that have popped up over the last few months: YouTube channel “Pigsy’s Retro Game Dev Tutorials” has released a […]

Sega Genesis Shinobi Arcade Port Gets Downloadable DEMO ROM

File this under “better late than never”, but Tryphon’s amazing looking WIP Shinobi arcade port got a downloadable ROM last September. It’s merely a proof-of-concept more than anything else at this stage, but even in this early state it shows a ton of promise and potential. While it’s only the first stage (1-1) of the […]

Weekly Roundup #272

Here’s this week’s roundup, available as a video, as well as audio-only on iTunes, Google, Stitcher, Spotify and many others as well as direct-download: If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly support services, tips, or even just by using our affiliate links to purchase things you were already going to […]

Sega Golden Axed prototype and Streets of Kamurocho

Sega are continuing their 60th anniversary celebrations this month by releasing two interesting games on Steam for a very limited time. The first is a cancelled “Golden Axed” prototype.  This will be available on the 18th of October for around 24 hours only: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1368460/Golden_Axed_A_Cancelled_Prototype/ The second is titled “Streets Of Kamurocho”, and looks to be […]

Full Game List Revealed for Sega’s Astro City Mini

Sega has just revealed the third and final set of games that will be included on the Astro City Mini emulation console, which includes Space Harrier. As always, I have mixed feelings about these “toys”. While they’re fun and look neat on a shelf, it’s important to note that the price of the Astro Mini […]

13 More Games On Astro City Mini

Sega has just announced thirteen more games that will be available on the upcoming Astro City Mini console that was previously announced.  There will be a total of 36 games, so the final third are yet to be announced.  Game list and Amazon.co.jp pre-sale links are below. Total game list with 13 new additions marked […]

Sega Celebrate’s 60th Anniversary with $45 Trinket

Sega has announced that to celebrate their 60th anniversary, they’ll be launching the Game Gear Micro:  Four mini Game Gear’s with a 1.15″ screen.  They’ll cost around $45 each and launch in October in Japan. I (Bob) have mixed feelings about this.  On one hand, I’ve always viewed these “classic” consoles as expensive novelty “toys” […]