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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Live show: Rocket Knight Adventures on Mash Tactics


Feb 09
It's time for 'Throwback Thursday' on Mash Tacitcs! The retro romp this time is Rocket Knight Adventures, and its sequel Sparkster: Rocket Knight Adventures 2 for the Genesis console. A series about a possum equipped with a s... read
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Location: The cold and the beautiful


Jan 30
[DOLPHINS! The Manchild writes a great post about the ocean and Ecco the Dolphin. As always, remember to load your own blogs into the Community Blogs and tag them with the "Bloggers Wanted Essay Response" tag, and y... read
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Retrode console brings legitimacy to emulation


Jan 03
As you're probably well aware, emulation is a fantastically convenient way for us to play our old games but it does suffer from a few problems. Many of those issues surround the legality of playing copies of ROMs downloaded f... read
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Genesis emulator running on the PS Vita makes us 0_o


Jan 02
Above you'll see an emulator running Sonic and Knuckles on the PlayStation Vita. Woah. That was quick! But, before you get too excited, know that this is actually going through the Vita's PSP emulator, so its emulation insid... read
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Rocket Knight adventuring to a sick drum beat


Dec 28
Dtoid's little drummer boy NukaCola is back with a brand new drum cover, this time of one of favorite game series ever, Rocket Knight. Specifically, he covers the opening level themes of both Sparkster on the SNES and Rocket... read
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Sonic the Hedgehog goes cheap today on Xbox Live


Dec 28
Between the recent digitally distributed re-release of Sonic CD on consoles, and the still-funny dumb running Sonic Tumblr, I'm in the mood to throw our hedgehog friend some love. Today, many of the well-remembered Sonic game... read
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I'm dating myself here, but playing Sonic CD again really took me back. It took me back to a time when I had saved up money from my part-time job (and borrowed a bit more) to buy that really ugly Ver. 2 "sidecar" Sega CD atta... read feature

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Street Fighter on Virtual Console goes online [UPDATE]


Nov 12
[Update: According to Capcom Unity, this is also coming to Europe and the States. I still think it's a case of "too little, too late," but at least the West isn't getting completely screwed over again.] Son of a less than cl... read
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Lay down a drum beat while zombies eat your neighbors


Nov 02
Dtoider Patrick a.k.a. NukaCola has a regular feature in which he takes listener-requested videogame music and layers a thick slather of live drums atop the original track. We've featured him on Weekend Destructainment in th... read
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You got a Dynamite Headdy remix album!


Aug 27
"You got a Secret Bonus Point!" I doubt there was much of any demand for an fan arrangement album covering relatively obscure Genesis game Dynamite Headdy, but I'm not complaining! Certainly, this is one of the most surprisi... read
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It's the 20th anniversary of the release of the Super Nintendo! To celebrate, Destructoid is offering a week's worth of SNES-related content. Join us for "Seven days of the Super Nintendo!" If you ask me, the idea that the Xb... read feature

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Behold this custom squid girl Sega Genesis!


Jul 27
It seems that a cool custom Sega Genesis based on "Invader! Squid Girl" has spawned from the Japanese 2chan image boards.  This particular anime series is relatively popular, though I've unfortunately never seen it. ... read
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Sonic the Hedgehog turned twenty years old this week, and there was much rejoicing. Well ... there was a bit of rejoicing. There was something, at least.  To keep everybody in the Sonic spirit, I have consulted the great... read feature

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The Question: Classic Sonic or Modern Sonic?


Jun 24
[Every Friday, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] With yesterday being Sonic the Hedgehog's twentieth anniversary, it's been a bit of a SEGA-themed week for us at Destructoid To... read






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