Monthly Archives: September 2016

VN32X Brings Visual Novel Games to Sega 32X Console

The Sega 32X died a rather quick death in terms of video games are concerned.  There simply were not a lot of games released for the Sega 32X console.  Sega tried.  They really did.  We got stuff like Star Wars

Sega Genesis Receives Space Rush 3 Update, Work in Progress Independent Homebrew 2D Run and Gun

The Sega Genesis is one of those consoles that was built with pretty much off the shelf parts.  At least early on (before Sega revised the hardware a bit) there was no real copy protection.  When released over 20 years

Wonder Boy Returns Relaunches Classic Franchise on Steam for Windows

Okay, hang with me here.  The Wonder Boy series has been around the world many times over, especially during the 16-Bit era.  Most notably to North American gamers this game is familiar under a couple of names.  One is Monster

DariusBurst Chronicle Saviours Add Two New DLC packs and Playstation 4 Physical Release Announced

Side scrolling shooters were once the cream of the crop.  Man, I remember playing Gaiares, Thunder Force III and IV etc on the Sega Genesis and loving it.  Back in the day I was pretty good at side scrolling shooters-

Puyo Puyo Chronicles Shown at Tokyo Game Show 2016

Sega are on quite a roll lately.  Just recently it was revealed that Sega were acquiring the Technosoft library that includes the Thunder Force series, Herzog Zwei and a few other titles.  Now it they are showing off Puyo Puyo

Sega Acquires Technosoft Franchises, Slowly Becoming Another Electronic Arts

Sega is a company that fans REALLY want to love and support but that love and support is more often than not met with lackluster Sonic the Hedgehog games.  This bothers a lot of the gaming populace that remember Sega

Streets of Rage Brings Fight to Sega Genesis – Today in Retro Gaming – September 18th, 1991

A funny thing happened to Sega when they released their Genesis console.  For a very long period in gaming history, they were approaching, or were on, the top of the gaming world.  They were the talk of the town across

Streets of Rage Series – Left in 16-Bit

Sega was riding high during the 16-Bit days when they were able to finally break into the mainstream with the Sega Genesis console. There truly were some classics released for this defunct console. Sonic the Hedgehog debuted here, Alex Kidd

Henshin Engine Hits Kickstarter Bringing PC Engine Turbo Grafx 16 Action Platformer Home

New Turbo Grafx-16, also known as PC Engine in Japan, games are not all that regular today.  Fans have become accustomed to maybe one new game for this console per year, if that.  Compared to the Sega Genesis and Atari

Batman Forever Proves Digitized Graphics Aren’t Always Best – Today in Retro Gaming – September 4th 1995

With the popularity of titles like Mortal Kombat it was only a matter of time before we got a fully digitized brawler.  Acclaim was fine with doing just that for fans of the movie Batman Forever (there were some, right?)