Monthly Archives: July 2016

Wisdom Tree Arkade Update Adjusts Kickstarter Backer Rewards

The Wisdom Tree Arkade on Kickstarter has met their goal for minimum funding a day or two ago.  Now they are onto the stretch goals of their project.  The latest update, number six, has been announced and with it the

Virtua Fighter Kids Kidifies Sega Classic 3D Fighter – Today in Retro Gaming – July 31st, 1996

Sega was not a company that was scared to take chances with their franchises.  At least this is true during the Sega Saturn era- maybe this is what ultimately led to their downfall?  Take the popular Virtua Fighter franchise, this

Sega Unleashes Shining Force onto Sega Genesis – Today in Retro Gaming – July 30th, 1993

Sega was working hard during the 16-Bit era.  For the first time they were either on top, or near the top, of the video game market.  Nintendo was no longer the juggernaut they once were though they still held a

Retro-Bit Generations is Nintendo Minis True Competition Not AtGames Sega Genesis Re-Release

There is a lot of hoopla going on right now about the Nintendo Mini and the re-release of previous iterations of the Sega Genesis by AtGames.  While this is interesting it is not really what people are claiming- it is

Project Blaze New Sega Saturn Homebrew Announced

It has not been a full week or so since the Sega Saturn BIOS was compromised and we are already starting to see homebrew/independent developer’s show off new games.  One of those new games is Project Blaze by Titan Game

Phantasy Star III Generations of Doom Ignores Classic Formula on Sega Genesis – Today in Retro Gaming – July 25th, 1991

When the Sega Genesis was released, Sega was pretty much operating on a clean slate with most of the fans that bought it.  Their previous console, the Sega Master System was not much more than a cult hit in the

Sonic Mania 25th Anniversary Returns Series to Roots on Xbox One Playstation 4 and Windows PC

Sega is apparently regaining their wits as they have just announced a brand new 2D Sonic the Hedgehog game.  What in the world is going on?  While I am not the biggest fan of Sonic the Hedgehog I can say

Electronic Arts Gives Gamers Road Rash II on Sega Genesis – Today in Retro Gaming – July 22nd, 1993

If you think about Electronic Arts (EA) for a moment, forget their current, horrendous, Digital Rights Management (DRM) antics and focus on their past they were quite good.  EA were great at picking the right games to publish and developing

Sega Bundle Stars Package Gives Gamers Choices

Sega, a company that many of us simply wish was still around in the console world, is alive in the digital/3rd party world.  At least they have not forgotten their roots is a saying you may hear a lot with

Sega Genesis Receives First Batman Game – Today in Retro Gaming – July 19th, 1990

Batman has always been a hot commodity in gaming.  The majority of games based on the caped crusader are good.  This is a contradiction to licensed games in general though as most are horrible, particularly those based on movies.  The