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RetroN 5

Hyperkin's new RetroN console will also support Famicom


Along with a new name
Mar 25
Ahead of release, Hyperkin's upcoming RetroN 4 console has become the RetroN 5. With the change comes increased support: the new system count is NES, Famicom, Super Nintendo, Super Famicom, Genesis, Mega Drive, and Game Boy A... read
Road Rash Reboot

Road Rash reboot now being discussed, says designer


Programmer/co-designer responds to fan reaction
Mar 15
Following the stir caused by Road Rash programmer/co-designer Dan Geisler's Reddit post about the possibility of a series reboot comes a promising reply to the fan response. "I am amazed at the level of interest in the remake... read
Road Rash Reboot

Road Rash to resurface if there's demand, says designer


Programmer/co-designer takes to Reddit
Mar 13
A new entry in the long-absent motorcycle racing series Road Rash could be a possibility if there's enough demand for it, programmer/co-designer Dan Geisler said on Reddit. When a post raised the question as to why ... read
RetroN 4

RetroN 4 plays NES, SNES, Genesis, and ... GBA?!


Sounds crazy enough to work
Mar 05
Ahead of a full reveal later this month, Hyperkin has begun talking about its latest system, the RetroN 4. This bad boy has slots for NES, Super Nintendo, Genesis, and Game Boy Advance cartridges, as well as six controller po... read
Sega Genesis synth

Savor this album of Sega Genesis-styled jams


Vurgon by Ario is FM synth music for the discerning aficionado
Mar 05
Tuesday morning music madness gives props to the Sega Genesis! I will not rest until I convert all you SNES-loving heathens (I don't really think you are heathens) into soldiers of the Genesis nation. The war rages on (no it ... read
Ecco the Dolphin

Ecco the Dolphin's music was never this bizarre


ECCOS is "furniture music" for the dolphin-loving soul
Feb 13
Have you ever been playing Ecco the Dolphin and thought to yourself, "This music is great, but I really wish it sounded as trippy as how the end of 2001: A Space Odyssey looked"? Well then have I got a gift for you! Last year... read
Xenomorph action that won't ruin your day
Aliens: Colonial Marines is finally out over more than half a decade of waiting, and the disappointment is real enough to lick. It's a terrible letdown, to the point that this particular Aliens fan -- who buys almost anything... read feature

Mega Man on Genesis

This is how Mega Man would sound on Sega Genesis


Fan re-arrangements of every numbered Mega Man game
Feb 03
I've professed my love for the Sega Genesis' music capabilities numerous times, but people still look at me like I'm taking crazy pills. I am dead serious! I love the grungy, metallic sound of FM synth! It was the dressing t... read
Streets of Rage

This Streets of Rage fan film was shot in one take!


Most impressive!
Feb 01
De-Pixelated by Blue Goggles Films is a web series that re-enacts videogames in real life. So far, nothing we haven't seen before, right? In this latest episode, based on Streets of Rage for the Genesis, Adam Hunter shuffles... read

Pier Solar HD hits funding goal on Kickstarter


Stretch goal could mean Wii U version
Nov 28
2010's homebrew Sega Genesis RPG Pier Solar was one of those projects that was fun to watch from the sidelines, but I never got to actually play it myself. That's what was great about development team WaterMelon turning to Ki... read

New Genesis portable includes Mega Man: The Wily Wars


Only previously available in the US on the Sega Channel
Nov 04
[Update: tav7623 mentions that the full game listing appears on the At Games website.] Sega is a whore, plain and simple. How many different Genesis collections has the company pumped out in the past decade? There have been r... read

Sonic the Hedgehog 1&2 soundtrack unboxing


Dreams do come true
Oct 19
As highly-regarded as the soundtracks to Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic the Hedgehog 2 are, you'd think the music would have been released before 2011. It didn't happen, however, as composer Masato Nakamura of Dreams Come... read

The DTOID Show: Darkstalkers, Serious Sam, Rockstar & BL2


Also: OMG TOE-JAM & EARL!
Oct 12
Today's formerly-live Destructoid Show was a whopper! Of NEWS! Yes. A bunch of stuff is coming to XBLA, PSN, and Steam (such as Serious Sam 3: BFE, Darkstalkers Resurrection, and Toejam & Earl) and Borderlands 2... read

Sega confirms ToeJam & Earl for XBLA, PSN


Funk yes!
Oct 10
Missing out on ToeJam & Earl back in the '90s was, I've now realized, a huge mistake. As previously rumored, both ToeJam & Earl and its follow-up Panic on Funkotron will be coming to PlayStation Network and Xbox Live ... read

PlayStation Plus members get free King of Fighters XIII


Oct 09
The latest PlayStation Plus benefits are an eclectic bunch, but fighting game fans in particular should have a good week in store. As described on the PlayStation Blog, Plus members will be able to nab The King of Fighters XI... read

Nice and easy with the Sonic medley by Super Guitar Bros.


Oct 07
Sometimes, you gotta take it nice and slow. You don't have to speed through life all the time. No stress, my friends. No stress. Soothe your weary joints by drawing a warm bath, lighting some incense, then playing this Sonic... read

More Ecco the Dolphin? Creator is talking with Sega


Sep 24
I know! But before you get your hopes up, let's go through this one step at a time. Game designer Ed Annunziata, the creator of Ecco the Dolphin, tweeted this last week: "Ecco fans, I need you to follow & tweethank @scott... read

The conclusion to James Rolfe's SNES vs. Genesis battle


Aug 16
Following the introductory video that James "Angry Video Game Nerd" Rolfe uploaded the other day, here comes the epic showdown: Super Nintendo vs. Sega Genesis! Which is the undisputed champion? Obviously, there is no winner... read

James 'AVGN' Rolfe pits the SNES against the Genesis


Aug 14
As the Angry Video Game Nerd, James Rolfe can be funny, crude, abrasive, or annoying, depending on who you're asking. But when he steps away from that persona and simply shares his childhood experiences, he's a pretty mellow... read

Ecco the Dolphin celebrates 20 years of aquatic majesty!


Jul 29
[Header by Ashley Davis] Every other videogame franchise seems to be celebrating a major anniversary lately. However, there's one little series that seems to have slipped everyone's mind. Everyone except Dtoider TheManchild, ... read

ToeJam & Earl may soon arrive on PlayStation Network


Jul 23
Siliconera has reported on a rumor that the funkiest aliens ever to be stranded on Earth will soon make their way to PlayStation Network. According to their sources, ToeJam & Earl and ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotr... read

I'm sad because I wasn't sent a plush Sega Genesis


Jun 13
Is it possible for cold, hard videogame technology to be loveable and sweet? What do you think, Beemo? I curse the powers that be every night that my Game Boy doesn't sprout legs, go to soccer practice, and make fart sounds w... read

This Ecco the Dolphin art installation is a pure trip


May 24
Ecco the Dolphin inspires many feelings: awe, sadness, regret, absolute terror. I hate to use the word "experience" -- such a loaded cliche -- but Ecco is indeed an experience of the mind and body. Artist Andrew Norman Wilso... read

More Sega Genesis favorites come to Steam


May 04
Considering this is the fifth collection of Sega Genesis games to hit Steam, I was anxious to see what the overall quality of the offering would be. It's surprisingly not all over the place! Part of that can be attributed to ... read

SOUNDSHOCK 2 to raise the undead sounds of the Genesis


Apr 05
[Update: It's now available and it's free!] As a Sega Genesis child, I will forever be enamored by the crunchy sound of FM synth music. The SNES had crystal-clear audio, sure, but it wasn't raw and gritty in the way the Genes... read

Sonic 2 HD fan game gets an alpha demo


Mar 29
Way back at the start of 2011, we told you about a Sonic the Hedgehog 2 fan remake that was in the works. The appropriately named Sonic 2 HD is exactly what it sounds like: the classic Genesis game we all remember, updated w... read

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Sega brings Monster World IV to XBLA in a bundle


Mar 15
Sega and Westone's Wonder Boy series was really strange when it came to naming conventions. Wonder Boy started visiting Monster Land and Monster World, and before you know it, Sega put out a Genesis game with the&nb... read

Live show: ToeJam & Earl on Mash Tactics


Mar 01
It's a funkadelic edition of "Throwback Thursday" today on Mash Tactics. King Foom is wobbling into the Sega Genesis cult classic ToeJam & Earl. The titular heroes are stranded on Earth, and the player must venture throug... read

Live show: Zombies Ate My Neighbors on Mash Tactics


Feb 23
It's a ghoulish edition of 'Throwback Thursday' today on Mash Tactics. King Foom is spraying through the 16 bit action horror onslaught Zombies Ate My Neighbors! This Konami title featured two radical teenagers, Zeke and Juli... read

Live show: Mash Tactics tackles Mutant League games


Feb 16
It's sure to be a nasty 'Throwback Thursday' on Mash Tactics. King Foom has invited some friends over for some couch multiplayer in Mutant League Football and Hockey on the Sega Genesis. Tune in for old times' sake and enjoy ... read

Watch copies of Shaq Fu get blown the f**k up


Feb 15
Chad James of ScrewAttack is a big damn hero. He and his father took a truckload of copies of Shaq Fu, the infamous Shaquille O'Neal fighting game, to the gun range for some target practice. The video that resulted from that... read






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