The first teaser for the much-anticipated Shenmue game has finally been released. Called "The 1st Teaser," the video shows the protagonist Ryo with his buddy Shenhua Ling in some classic scenery. There’s not much of a narrative going on quite yet in this brief clip, but Shenmue fans will definitely notice some familiar things in the trailer. The game doesn’t look too different from the series’ Dreamcast and Xbox origins. This should be good news … [Read more...] about Shenmue 3’s The 1st Teaser Is Full of Nostalgia
We are weeks away from the 2D-style Sonic Mania from Sega. During San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, the publisher revealed yet another part of the puzzle. It is a glimpse of what we can expect from the bonus stages for the game – and they are nostalgic! The Hunt For The Chaos Emerald The Sonic Stadium took a snap of the screenshot shown during the talk from publisher Sega. The stages are said to be like those seen in the Sega CD and Saturn … [Read more...] about Sonic Mania Special Stages is Full Of Nostalgia
There are a few rivalries as fierce as the console war between Nintendo and Sega in the 80s and 90s. It all started with the release of the Nintendo Famicom and Sega SG-1000, released on this day in 1983. It was a coincidence that both consoles launched on the same day, but it acted as a symbolic representation of the arms race between the two console companies. Sales The Famicom launched with superior hardware and a trio of amazing games: … [Read more...] about Nintendo vs. Sega Console War Began On This Day In 1983
The influence of Yu Suzuki's masterpiece Shenmue is evident in such games like Grand Theft Auto and Resident Evil, yet its recognition is less than those games. There are games that resonate with a definite everlastingness, games that nobody should pass up the opportunity to play, which aren't defined by graphics or interfaces.There's Tetris and Contra. There's The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time, and Super Mario Bros. 3. Games that set the … [Read more...] about Shenmue: A Video Game Masterpiece Gets the Sequel it Deserves
Valkyria Revolution Freebies With just a few days to go before release, SEGA has announced that Valkyria Revolution will be receiving lots of free DLC, including new scenes and items. In addition, SEGA has released two free themes, one for the PS4 and one for the PS Vita starring Amleth Grønkjæ.Here is the DLC release schedule for Valkyria Revolution: June 27th - ItemsSpecial Issue Gear: Veteran Pouch+ - Special issue supplies for the … [Read more...] about Valkyria Revolution: Free DLC Schedule and Themes
SEGA Genesis Flashback Console Release We've all been waiting for this, fellow retro gamers! After the tremendous success of Nintendo's NES Classic Edition, the craze for the retro remake is still high. AtGames recently released two consoles, with another one coming this September, all packed with classic SEGA games. The Sega Genesis Flashback is a new console from AtGames that features 85 built-in titles from the original Sega Genesis console. … [Read more...] about Sega Genesis Flashback Console will Include 85 Games
Finn Anderson, who found a TV by a dumpster, converted it to a Retro gaming machine by installing a Raspberry Pi3 that runs RetroPie.According to his post on Reddit, it can emulate everything from the Ps1, Dreamcast, and Nintendo64 with a built-in wireless XBOX controller receiver for multiplayer parties. He also bought a TV tuner card so that the TV can still be used to view local channels. He also got hold of an Arduino to read the … [Read more...] about Someone Turned an Old TV into a Retro Gaming Time Machine. And it Looked Incredible!