The Cursed Knight – A New Sega Genesis Game

Another week, another modern game for the Sega Genesis. Yes, in what has become an oddly common sight, the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive is receiving yet another new game. The Cursed Knight is a platformer / shmup hybrid whose development is already completed, but the developers are seeking funding through Kickstarter to manufacture the […]

Astebros Interview – A New Game for the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive

During the last couple of years, the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive indie scene grew exponentially with more and more developers and small studios using the console as a base platform for their next title. Now this trend continues yet again, as Neofid Studios announced Astebros, an action roguelite spin-off to their 2021 release, Demons […]

Retro Kevin

Wonder Boy Collection coming to Switch and PS4

InIn games and developer/publisher United Games are releasing a Wonder Boy Collection for the Switch and Playstation 4. There will actually be two different versions of this collection; a limited edition release that includes the entire* series of Wonder Boy games and a regular retail and digital release that only includes four games. Even though […]

Sunset Riders is Coming To The Sega Genesis… Again

If you were a gamer during the 16-bit generation there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Konami’s incredible Sunset Riders game for the Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis and Arcades. Sadly though, if you were also a Sega gamer, chances are you were less than impressed with the disappointing port on the Genesis. Well, all that […]

Alex Mitchell

Mortal Kombat Patch Restores Arcade Presentation

If you were a fan of Mortal Kombat during its release then I don’t need to remind you that its 16-bit console ports were competent but also rough around the edges. Whether it was simplified art, missing sounds, load times, or extensive censorship, each home release presented a hodgepodge of compromises that held them back […]

ChrisFratz

A Prototype For Sonic 1 Has Finally Been Released

On December 31st, 2020, HIdden Palace streamed on Twitch an unreleased prototype of the original Sonic the Hedgehog from before the game was set to release.  It has a bunch of differences in both level design and graphics, most notable being some of the backgrounds in zones like Marble Zone (shown on the left), and […]

ChrisFratz

The 16-Bit Audiophile Project

I recently came across something called The 16-Bit Audiophile Project, which is dedicated to archiving and preserving game soundtracks in the highest quality possible.  Through the use of professional recording equipment, they’re able to get high resolution, extremely accurate recordings straight from the original hardware. They post their own releases, but also allow for community […]