Monthly Archives: May 2016

What If – Sega Licensed 3DO?

Back in the early 1990’s there was this console called the 3DO.  It was created on the premise of becoming a standard.  This required other companies to license the hardware and release their version of it.  Many companies did including

Sega Saturn Gets Lunacy – Today in Retro Gaming  – May 31st, 1997

Ah, full motion video (FMV) games.  How the world loves to hate you.  Lunacy was not your typical FMV game.  The events here are played out with animated video rather than actors.  Yeah, it is pre-rendered animation but it is

Max Steel Covert Missions Steathily Hits Sega Dreamcast – Today in History – May 30th, 2001

The Sega Dreamcast, a console that many retro gamers feel left the console war too soon.  Isn’t that how it goes though?  They either leave the battle too soon or stay beyond their welcome.  The Dreamcast in particular had so

7 Sega Genesis Reboots Retro Gaming Needs

Reboots are always a popular thing.  They are almost guaranteed sales.  They are also under much more scrutiny than a fresh launch.  Retro gaming fans sometimes tend to have quite high requirements for the level of quality of a reboot. 

Crazy Taxi 2 Makes Sega Dreamcast Curazy – Today in Retro Gaming – May 28th, 2001

Sega knew how to make arcade games.  That is historical fact.  Many of the top arcade titles are Sega releases.  In 2001 one of those fun arcade titles came home to the Sega Dreamcast.  Crazy Taxi 2 is obviously a

Kid Chameleon Masks Abilities on Sega Genesis – Today in Retro Gaming – May 28th, 1992

Sega throughout the 16-Bit era, and many would argue the 8-Bit era too, was constantly trying to find a mascot.  They did this by throwing just about every game that was well put together and had a cool hook to

5 Mortal Kombat Ports You Won’t Care to Play

Mortal Kombat.  You either love it or wonder what all of the fuss is about.  There were a couple of eye catching differences when it hit arcades.  First, the graphics, these were not hand drawn cartoon characters like Street Fighter

4 Sega CD Full Motion Video Games Pushing the Envelope

Full Motion Video (FMV) games are the bastard children of gaming.  Gamers once were as in love with FMV games as the developers and publishers were.  I myself remember the first time I saw Kingdoms, Night Trap and Cobra Command. 

New 3D Dreamcast Engine Coming Soon

The Sega Dreamcast, Sega’s last console, has certainly been one that fans simply won’t let die.  We have seen many homebrew and indie releases for the Sega Dreamcast.  We have seen source engine ports over the years thanks to companies

Mojon Twins Spanish Crowdfunding Project Ends

The Mojon Twins have been quite busy.  They have worked on several titles over the years for many platforms.  Earlier this year they launched a crowdfunding project on a Spanish service similar to Kickstarter.  Their campaign is now over.