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Mega Man: The Wily Wars will Finally get its U.S. Release on the Sega Genesis

Over two decades after its releases in Japan and Europe, the Genesis version of Mega Man: The Wily Wars will finally see a physical release in North America courtesy of Retro-Bit.  The game, which is a compilation of the first three NES Mega Man games souped up with 16-bit graphics, only saw a limited software […]

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MDStudio released on GitHub

Nicolas Hamel aka Gouky has released the MDStudio on GitHub.  The project is still in development but the MDStudio is an code assembler for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis.  This project was made to help assist developers who want to create games for the Mega Drive/Genesis.  It is built off of Visual Studio 2017 and uses […]

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RYM2612 Iconic FM Synthesizer “Synth of Rage”

A company named Inphonic is releasing a virtual synth named the RYM2612 Iconic FM Synthesizer.  This was also reported on musicradar.com by Simon Arblaster, links below.  The RYM2612 is a VST plugin (Virtual Studio Technology) or virtual collection of instruments that is used as an addon for digital audio programs.  The RYM2612 faithfully emulates the […]

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Unofficial Mega Man X port for the Genesis looks fantastic.

Developer TiagoSC is working on a Mega Drive/Genesis port of Mega Man X. Some WIP gameplay footage is now available and it looks and sounds fantastic! The colors look amazingly close to the SNES original and while the sound may not be 100% identical, it still rocks. Keep in mind that this is a homebrew […]

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Lethal Wedding Gameplay Footage Released

Not long ago, MegaCat Studios announced an interesting sounding “top down rpg shooter” called Lethal Wedding.  At the time, there was little to go on other than a quirky story about a bride and her mother-in-law seeking revenge when a groom is kidnapped. Footage is now available which shows off some of the gameplay and […]

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Mega MIDI Synthesizer Sound Module

Aidan Lawrence has released his “Mega MIDI” external hardware PCB board, which is a MIDI device using real Sega Genesis/Mega Drive audio chips.  Having both a genuine Yamaha YM 2612 and a SN76489 PSG sound chip installed to this device.  Users are able to link this device via USB or standard MIDI connector to your computer […]

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Sega Just Announced its Next TEN Games for the Upcoming Genesis Mini

This morning, Sega revealed the next 10 games for its upcoming Genesis Mini. Out of the 10, the one that stands out the most is Mega Man: The Wily Wars.  This game never received a physical release in North America.  Those that did play it when it was released either imported the game from other […]

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Documentary on XBAND

YouTuber Wrestling With Gaming just released a documentary (The Story of XBAND) showcasing the history, legacy, and future projects regarding the online gaming known as XBAND.  XBAND was a device and service well ahead of its time allowing 16-bit consoles of the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and Super Nintendo/Famicom, to connect up to other users around […]