Monthly Archives: March 2016

Flappy Bird VMU Released for Sega Dreamcast Visual Memory Unit

Ah, more Flappy Bird.  This time the infectious timing game has come to the Sega Dreamcast.  Well, the Visual Memory Unit (VMU) of the Sega Dreamcast.  For those that have been living under a rock for the last few years,

Retro Sumus Release Early Footage of Xenocider, Space Harrier Style, Dreamcast Game

Retro Sumus are not strangers to the readers of Retro Gaming Magazine.  I have covered, the admittedly little known about it, AMEBA before.  Now, Retro Sumus are back with information on their next game, Xenocider.  For those that have not

Earthworm Jim Joins Streets of Rage 2 Cast on Sega Genesis

Earthworm Jim has entered the world of Streets of Rage 2.  Yeah, you read that right.  Earthworm Jim is now in Streets of Rage 2.  This is not an official thing, Sega has not come to their sense and done

Some Sonic Titles Coming to New Apple TV

Sega are nothing if not prolific in keeping their classic catalog alive.  Now, updating that retro gaming catalog, or allowing fans to make their own updates, is another story.  Part of Sega keeping their heritage alive is bringing certain, key,

Splatterhouse 3 Asks You to Save Jennifer Again on Sega Genesis – Today in History – March 18th, 1993

In the history of video games there are not that many third party franchises that have not seen at least on release on a Nintendo console.  One such franchise that holds that honor is Splatterhouse.  No, I am not counting

Castlevania – Bloodlines Shows Genesis Fans Darker Europe – Today in History – March 17th, 1994

Konami used to care about fans.  For proof of this just look at the 16-bit era.  Castlevania during this period was THE game to get if you were into action, adventure and hard as nails gameplay.  The cool thing about

X-Men Continue Dominance on Sega Genesis – Today in History – March 8th, 1993

Sega licensing the X-Men property was a big deal in 1993.  Fans knew they were going to get a slightly edgier game than what would be allowed on the Nintendo platforms.  While there is no blood, the Genesis X-Men did

Strider Downhill Runs Into Arcades – Today in History – March 7th, 1989

This is one of those titles that MADE us goto the local arcade and drop more than we wanted into it, one quarter at a time.  Capcom really hit the nail on the head with Strider- it is a classic