Earlier this year, a celebration took place for the twenty fifth anniversary of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. During the event, a new 2D platformer named Sonic Mania was announced to be coming out in 2017 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The levels that were showcased during the first…
Two new trademarks have been submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Electronic Arts.  EA's trademarks are for Desert Strike, which could suggest a revival or re-release of the classic 1992 SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis game is on the way.  Desert Strike is a top-down shooter in which…
Faulty pin work has lead to the retro video game console, Hyperkin's RetroN 5 to be delayed until 2014. Lawrence Lee, Hyperkin's Project Manager has commented on the matter: "We apologize for the inconvenience. Hyperkin would like to thank you for all the support you have given us throughout the…
SEGA Mega Drive/ Genesis: Collected Works is an extensive retrospective look at the SEGA Mega Drive, or Genesis as it was known in the US. The console launched in the late 80's and early 90's, and was the driving force in reducing Nintendo's dominance in the console market up to…
SEGA announced that the remake of the beloved Mega Drive title Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse, will be available to download on September 4th, 2013. The original Castle of Illusion was released in 1990 for the Mega Drive (or indeed, Genesis) and is a well-remembered and charming but challenging…
The above video goes over the dev team's nostalgia for the original title (which is shared by me), as well as a few glimpses of the brand new soundtrack created for the game. The letters in the library are back, as well as the first video footage of the Candy-land…