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Joystiq Streams: Play like it's '93 with Ecco the Dolphin on Sega CD [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

Let it not be said that Joystiq Streams doesn't know how to get crazy. Underground indie games? ROM hacks? Pfft. Joystiq Streams knows that if you really want to get nuts, the only way to do it is on archaic consoles that were janky to begin with. That's why today's stream will be devoted to E...

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Flick up that 3D slider for Sega's 3DS classics

It's been a long-time coming, but Sega's 3DS classics are coming to North America and Europe across the next two months. Eight Sega remasters, each priced $6 (€5 or £4.50 in Europe), are set to remind us of the handheld's 3D slider, starting with Space Harrier and Super Hang-On on Novemb...

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Sega 3D Classics coming to 3DS eShop in North America, Europe

Along with today's reveal that Earthbound is now available on the Wii U eShop, Nintendo announced that a slate of Sega 3D Classics are coming to the European 3DS eShop. Sega confirmed that a North American launch is also in the works. No specific dates or prices were given for the games, which i...

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Ecco the Dolphin swimming his way to 3DS

The growing Sega Genesis collection on the 3DS is expanding once again, with Sega announcing a 3D edition of the original Ecco the Dolphin. During the 16-bit generation, Ecco was known for its unique gameplay, high difficulty and unbridled terror. Like other announced 3DS Genesis games, Ecco will f...

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'Big Blue' from Ecco the Dolphin team makes a splash on Kickstarter

Some of the original Ecco the Dolphin team are reuniting in the hopes they can create a new adventure game through Kickstarter funding. Big Blue is an oceanic adventure game set one million years in the future, in which players can control every creature in the game world – even many creatur...

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Ecco the Dolphin creator to meet with Sega

There may be more terrifying dolphin time travel adventures in our future. Ecco the Dolphin creator Ed Annunziata announced on Twitter that he's meeting with Sega to talk about plans for the series. Annunziata has even convinced composer Spencer Nilsen to join up with the unspecified effort. Annunz...

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Ecco the Dolphin: unexpected terror in the deep blue sea

It's Halloween, the day we all turn our attention to all things spoooooooky. In honor of this occasion, Heidi Kemps makes a convincing case for the secret scariness of the seemingly non-horror-oriented Ecco the Dolphin. Later, the Joystiq staff will share their own picks for unintentionally frighten...

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Phantasy Star 2 released for iPhone; other Sega games on sale

Sega is temporarily dropping prices of its iPhone games in honor of kids going back to school. You know, it's been a long time since our GameBoy Advance was confiscated for illicit Pokémon Fire Red playing, but we're pretty sure you're still not allowed to play games during class. Oh well --...

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Sega Genesis Classics rising from their graves, hitting Steam and other PC platforms [update]

POWER UP in our gallerySega is bringing a Virtual Console-like experience to PC digital distribution platforms. Sega Genesis Classics is a series of individual Genesis games available for download via Steam and additional, unspecified download services. On June 1, PC users will be able to downl...

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