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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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'Project Unity' is 15 fully-functional consoles in one giant box

Constructed by evil genius/mad scientist/hardware hacker Bacteria, Project Unity is a single, unified gaming console that can play Sega Master System, Neo Geo MVS, GameCube, Dreamcast, Saturn, Intellivision, Colecovision, Atari 7800, Turbografx 16, PS1/PS2, Mega Drive, NES, Super NES, Game Boy...

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VC in Brief: Alex Kidd in Shinobi World (Sega Master System)

Alex Kidd comes to the rescue on the Virtual Console this week. It's more of his usual hijinks in the latest Alex Kidd entry from Sega, as players must call upon the powers of Shinobi -- including platforming, dodging incoming throwing stars and chopping dudes up something fierce. Check it all out...

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VC in Brief: Wonder Boy III (SMS) and Cybernoid (C64)

This week's Virtual Console update is quite the doozie, giving us one obscure C64 title and one game we've played a billion times. We don't mean to sound bitter, but we're pretty sure there's a baker's dozen Wonder Boy games littering the lands of the Virtual Console. Check 'em out above! ...

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VC in Brief: Fighting Street (TG16) and R-TYPE (SMS)

This week's Virtual Console releases kind of pale in comparison to last week's stellar offerings; Fighting Street is a crummy game that helped spawn one of gaming's best series, whereas R-TYPE is a great game, though the version offered this week is the lousier port. There's been a way more...

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Nintendoware Weekly: Sparkle Snapshots, Fighting Street, Carnival King & more

Nintendo actually released a respectable number of downloadable games this week: 8 games across Virtual Console, WiiWare and DSiWare. You may have even heard of some of them! As far as we can tell, the highlights of the week are a DSiWare photo decoration app and the embarrassing parent of the...

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NintendoWare Weekly: Tales of Monkey Island, Phantasy Star

Welcome to Monday, a dreadful day for most, but a means for celebration for Nintendo loyalists. This week, we've got the second episode of Tales of Monkey Island and Phantasy Star on the Sega Master System, among other additions to the Wii's downloadable lineup. ...

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VC in Brief: Secret Commando (SMS) and Pulseman (Sega Genesis)

It's been a while since we've seen two games released for Virtual Console in one week, let alone two import titles. But here we are, playing these games for you in another edition of VC in Brief. Be sure to check out the video above, and head past the break if you're looking for more. This is one of...

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VC in Brief: Fantasy Zone II (Sega Master System)

Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa (Sega Master System, 1 player, 500 Wii Points) We say: Shmup and Sega fanboys will gobble this up This week, we've got classic shmup Fantasy Zone II on the Virtual Console. And, just like the first game, it's a whole bunch of colorful fun. Featuring infectious...

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NintendoWare Weekly: Water Warfare in for a Reel Fishing Challenge

It wouldn't be Monday without new games to download across Nintendo platforms. This week's highlight is definitely Hudson's first-person soaker, Water Warfare. It's a neat concept, but we really think Hudson could've spent some time tightening up the graphics on level three. ...

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