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Retro gaming is not only alive and well, it is downright thriving, at least for Nintendo. Others have tried to capture the same magic as the NES Classic and SNES Classic, notably Sony, Commodore, and Atari. We can now add Sega to the list—Sega announced at Sega Fes 2019 that it is launching the Genesis Mini this fall, and for real this time. Originally, Sega planned to launch the Mega Drive Mini (as it's called overseas) last year in Japan only, which would have basically been a port of the Genesis Flashback HD that AtGames built for the US market. However, Sega later delayed the release to improve the quality. Fast forward to now and the Mega Drive Mini is back on the roadmap, only now... Read more...
It seems as though everyone has caught retro gaming fever. Nintendo arguably brought retro “mini” console gaming to the forefront with the NES Classic Edition – which immediately became a hot-seller – and later with the SNES Classic Edition. Atari is even getting in on the action with its VCS. Not to be left out, Sega announced its own challenger back in April: the Mega Drive Mini console.  The Mega Drive Mini, which will be called the Genesis Mini in the United States, was originally supposed to launch [initially] in Japan later this year. However, we’re now learning that the Japanese released won’t occur until sometime in 2019, with the U.S.... Read more...
Sega is bringing some of its mega-hit classic games to the Nintendo Switch, which is excellent news for the millions of Switch owners out there looking for a retro gaming fix. The games will be released under the Sega AGES brand, and will be available on the Switch this summer. Some of the popular games that will be included in the mix are Sonic the Hedgehog, Alex Kidd in Miracle World and Phantasy Star. Two other games -- Ground Gain and Thunder Force IV -- will be included in the 15-game collection. Developer M2 will be responsible for bringing the titles to the Switch. If you're unfamiliar with M2, this is the same developer that was tasked with porting Sega 3D Classics to the Nintendo 3DS.... Read more...