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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 […]

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FX Unit Yuki Port Released for the Genesis / Mega Drive with Some Caveats

In mid-2018, the Turbografx and PC Engine CD received a new action-platforming game titled FX-Unit Yuki: The Henshin Engine.  Following a successful kickstarter campaign, backers were able to participate in a survey to choose a console port for development after the original version was completed where the Sega Genesis won the popular vote. Now, nearly […]

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How to Update Your 8bitdo M30 2.4G if You’re Having Connection Issues

The M30 2.4G by 8bitdo is a fantastic controller for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive that is proven to have low lag AND a low price. Unfortunately, many of the early units suffer from connection issues and unlike the M30 bluetooth edition, there is no obvious way to update the 2.4G receiver that comes bundled with […]

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Gorgeous Looking Pixel Art Game “Project Genesis” Shown Running on Real Hardware

Genesis and Mega Drive users have yet another game to look forward to with the announcement of Project Genesis, a new game designed to run on real hardware. This time, the developer is Bits Rule Games, an Argentinian development studio currently composed of four members. The game reminds me of Monster World IV visually with a […]

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Papirium, the Paprium Spoof Delayed but Gets a New Developer

Paprium spoof, Papirium is in new hands after the mysterious disappearance of Studio Vetea on twitter. This left people to speculate and get worried, but luckily, he’s fine. After a brief absence, Vetea returned to provide a statement on the Sega-16 forum thread for Papirium.  In it, Vetea lists his numerous projects and gives his reasons […]

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New Shmup, “IRENA” announced for the SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive

Irena is a 16-bit shmup created by White Ninja Studio.  It’s main dev, Kentosama named the game after his daughter which is how another indie game, Battle Princess Madelyn started its development.  The Story line is as follows: In a distant world, an intergalactic ship carrying settlers to the planet Laderia II is suddenly trapped […]

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Panorama Cotton English Translation Released for Sega Genesis

Malias and SamIAm released an English translation of Panorama Cotton for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, after 10 years of casual work. Panorama Cotton is a great game, and the new translation polishes it up just like a new officially licensed release: Panorama Cotton is a fun, colorful cute ‘em up rail shooter. This patch translates […]