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Son remembers his Sega-loving father in tribute video

Long before the days of YouTube, gaming enthusiasts had to make the best of home video recording equipment to express their passion for the medium. The above clip, unearthed and uploaded more than 20 years after its initial recording, shows a loving, geeky father sharing his hobby with his...

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Happy 25th birthday, Sega Genesis

Twenty-five years ago this week, the Sega Genesis made its way to stores in North America. Helping to usher in the 16-bit era with classic characters such as Sonic and Sonic & Tails and Sonic & Tails featuring Knuckles. And more non-Sonic-related characters, of course! Too many memories...

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Sega's 8-bit universe beats itself up in Master System Brawl

If the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS has you jonesing for a similar arena fighter featuring Sega's classic characters, you'll want to check out Sega Master System Brawl (direct download link), a recently updated homebrew release for the Sega Genesis and Mega Drive. ...

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Sega Genesis art book does what Nintendon't, triples funding goal

Fans of Blast Processing, rejoice: A 300-page retrospective on the sorely-missed Sega Genesis (aka Mega Drive) console has met its Kickstarter funding goal, then blown right past it. Officially given the lengthy title "SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis: Collected Works," the book is officially sanctioned...

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Modded Sega Genesis does what Nintendon't: administers electric shocks

Dyak and Furrtek, for reasons unknown, decided to mod a Sega Genesis with parts of a shock collar meant for dogs. The result is the Genezap, which delivers an electric charge of a modifiable intensity whenever the player takes damage in Sonic, Mega Bomberman, or other games. They did this on...

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Disney trademarks Castle of Illusion, but M-I-C-K-E-why?

Disney has put in a new trademark request for the term "Castle of Illusion," which presumably refers to the old Sega Genesis game, Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse. The trademark is specifically targeted at video game software. We're not sure what Disney intends to use this trademark...

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Sega bundling 46 Genesis games for Classic Collection Gold Edition on PC

Okay, guys. This is it. Here it is. The very last bundle of re-released Sega Genesis games that you'll ever need to purchase. Really take a moment to soak up the importance of this moment. Seriously, take your time. Alright, you're ready: Sega has announced the Sega Genesis Classic Collection Gold...

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The worst version of Virtua Fighter 2 now on iPhone

The iPhone is a surprisingly capable gaming device, something that's been proven quite handily lately by titles like Infinity Blade. Try to forget about that as you read the following news: Sega has released the Genesis version of Virtua Fighter 2 for iPhone. That's right, the least impressive...

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Video: The Super Metroid soundtrack on the Sega Genesis

Most of us grew up championing the banner of either Sega or Nintendo -- if you were JC, you had a TurboGrafx-16. Aligning with one or the other wasn't a choice made lightly, predicated on which games you thought looked the baddest and, of course, that pesky money issue. If you were a Sega person,...

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Sega brings more Genesis classics to PC

Thanks to the success of Sega's first wave of Genesis games on PC, the company has announced that it's bringing more classics to digital distribution channels. Sold for $3 each, the new batch of games includes several favorites such as Kid Chameleon, Sonic Spinball, Columns and Dr. Robotnik's Mean...

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