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Revenge of Shinobi Fused Dance Beats With Ninjas

Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s new, daily hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-ass sounds they make. Today’s subject of inquiry is Yuzo Koshiro’s very first soundtrack on the hardware that’d make him famous in the West, The Revenge of Shinobi.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Your Copy Of Sonic The Hedgehog Might Be A Secret Rarity

Practically everyone who owned a Sega Genesis back in the day had a copy of the original Sonic the Hedgehog somewhere in the house. But not all Sonics were created equal. There are three nearly-identical versions of Sonic’s first outing, but two of them are actually pretty hard to find.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Super Retro Champ Plays SNES and Sega Genesis Cartridges, Bringing Peace to Retro Gaming

Following up on its Retro Champ: a portable 8-bit console that plays both NES and Famicom cartridge, My Arcade is introducing a new 16-bit version called the Super Retro Champ that plays both Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis cartridges. If you’ve held a longtime loyalty to either retro console, now’s the perfect time…Read more… Continue […]

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Super Star Wars, A SNES Classic, Was Also Made For The Genesis

1992's Super Star Wars, one of the best Super Nintendo games not actually made by Nintendo, was—along with its sequels, Super Empire and Super Jedi—one of the defining exclusives of the SNES v Genesis era. Turns out, though, it was also in development at one point for Sega’s console.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Super Star Wars, A SNES Classic, Was Also Made For The Genesis

1992's Super Star Wars, one of the best Super Nintendo games not actually made by Nintendo, was—along with its sequels, Super Empire and Super Jedi—one of the defining exclusives of the SNES v Genesis era. Turns out, though, it was also in development at one point for Sega’s console.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Super Star Wars, A SNES Classic, Was Also Made For The Genesis

1992's Super Star Wars, one of the best Super Nintendo games not actually made by Nintendo, was—along with its sequels, Super Empire and Super Jedi—one of the defining exclusives of the SNES v Genesis era. Turns out, though, it was also in development at one point for Sega’s console.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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A Remaster Of Disney’s Classic Lion King And Aladdin Games Is Coming In Fall

Coming this fall to consoles and PC, Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King combines two of the best movie tie-in games ever in one HD upscaled bundle. The package includes Sega Genesis and Game Boy releases of both games, as well as the Super Nintendo version of The Lion King, along with special […]

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The Genesis Mini Makes Up For Years Of Crappy Sega Clones

Sega did mini consoles before mini consoles were cool. For well over a decade you’ve been able to buy plug-and-play Sega machines filled with Genesis classics. Of course, they all pretty much sucked, full of emulation problems and mediocre games. But the Genesis Mini is almost here, and it’s ready to restore Sega’s…Read more… Continue […]

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Mega SG Is An Amazing HDMI Sega Genesis For The Hardcore Retro Nerd

The Sega Genesis has had by far the longest shelf life of any of the 16-bit systems. You could buy Sega’s final “Genesis 3" model in stores until the early 2000s, and just a few years later, the AtGames released licensed plug-and-play machines, some with Genesis cartridge slots. For the last 30 years, you’d likely […]

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Making A New Game For The Original Sega Genesis Isn’t Easy

Matt Phillips has been working on Tanglewood, a new game for the Sega Genesis, for a few years now. Set to release sometime this year, the project has been a challenging endeavor but one which hasn’t dissuaded its creator from doing the same thing for his next game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Trials And Tribulations of Shining In The Darkness

There’ve been lots of difficult games in my life. Shining in the Darkness was one of the hardest in my 16-bit era experience. A Sega Genesis game that was part dungeon crawler and part JRPG, Shining had a relentless enemy encounter rate and a Labyrinth that was very easy to get lost in. Read more… […]

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