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The Best Sega Genesis Emulator for the DS – jEnesisDS

While Genesis emulation on the DS isn’t as perfect as you can have on a PC, it has a level of quality that justifies the little trouble that it takes to set it up – depending on the games that you want to play on it. jEnesisDS (by Lordus) is arguably the best choice for […]

The Best Undiscovered Sega Genesis / Megadrive Games

Have you already explored all the big-name games for Sega’s 16-bit powerhouse? (if not, check out the best Games That Defined the Sega Genesis and The Best Sega Genesis Games Under $10)  The following mega-list will help you explore some of the under-appreciated gems in the Genesis/Megadrive library. Note from Racketboy: Almost 4 Years ago, […]

The Sega Hype Machine and the Sega CD

Oh Sega… you were such cunning marketers in the early 1990’s. We all love the Sega Scream campaign and Sonic’s extra ounce of attitude that, in our minds, gave him the advantage over Mario. However, once Sega attempted to move faster with their technology in order to stay a step or two ahead of their […]

The Sega Dreamcast Shmups Library

To complement the comprehensive guides to the impressive Sega Saturn and Playstation Shmups libraries, we’ve updated and expanded this Dreamcast 2D Shooter guide.   We now have more of the newer post-mortum shooters included and hopefully made it a bit more informative.  If you have anything to add, just let us know in the comments! […]

Sega Dreamcast 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Note from racketboy: Thanks to Ack for helping me me revise and expand this guide (it really needed it). Can you believe the Dreamcast has already been around for a decade?  (and that it was only on the retail scene for three of those years?)  To help celebrate the landmark, we’ve revised and expanded the […]

A Fan Art Tribute to the Sega Dreamcast

With the 10th anniversary of the Dreamcast’s North American launch quickly approaching, I thought it would be a wonderful time to share some fan-created pieces of art that capture the colorful and imaginative worlds that the console shared with us. Vote for your two favorite pieces below and also check out the previous Jet Set […]

The Sega Genesis / Megadrive RPG Library

Presented by Ack Most people I know don’t automatically think of RPGs when they think of their Genesis.  But there is actually a large number of titles available on the console.  Add in the Sega CD, which I outlined earlier, and you’ve got a hefty selection available, spread across a variety of different types of […]

The Sega Genesis / Megadrive RPG Library – Pt 2

This is a continuation from page 1 TechnoClash (NTSC-U, PAL / 1993) This title is also sometimes written as Techno Clash.  In a world full of magic, a mysterious portal opens, and forbidden machines start pouring through.  To stop the ensuing war between magic and mechanics, the wizard Ronann, along with apprentice Chaz and mercenary Farrg, […]

The Sega CD / Mega CD RPG Library

Presented by Ack When considering reasons to get a Sega CD, RPGs are often one of the foremost genres in consideration.  And why not, some of the RPGs released on it were absolutely phenomenal and well respected titles that regularly go for decent amounts of money.  Unfortunately, many of them never made the leap to […]

The Rarest & Most Valuable Japanese Mega Drive Games

Now you may remember that nearly a year ago we looked at the rarest and most valuable Genesis & Megadrive games. That guide obviously had a primary focus on North American releases and wasn’t quite complete in terms of games released in Japan and the UK. Now, with the help of our newest contributor, johnnydoyle123, […]

SSF: A Nearly-Perfect Sega Saturn Emulator

  Presented by: Mozgus It’s no secret that many developer interviews in the mid-90’s cited the Sega Saturn as a very complex and challenging machine to work with. In fact, it’s one of the key factors which led to machine’s downfall in the face of the Sony Playstation. Developers struggled to produce the experiences they […]

The Sega Dreamcast Survival Horror Library

Presented by Ack See also: Survival Horror 101 and Survival Horror Games and Franchises That Defined the Genre The success of Resident Evil for the PlayStation really brought horror games to the forefront of gaming, finally giving them a genre name to call their own.  Unfortunately, much like the success of Street Fighter during the […]

Sega Master System 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Note from racketboy: Special thanks goes to Chrono for putting most of this guide together! The RetroGaming 101 series is aimed at gamers who are just starting out in the classic gaming scene or are curious about an older console that they don’t know much about yet. Before Sega made wave with the Genesis/Megadrive in the 16-bit […]

The Sega Saturn’s Explosive Shmups Library

Two-dimensional shooters are some of the most intense old-school games out there due to the precision, reflexes, and memorization needed to survive these adrenaline rushes.  For fans of the shmup genre, the Sega Saturn is a must-own console due to its excellent exclusives, a healthy dose of high-quality cross-platform ports, and plenty of 2D processing power. […]

Sega CD 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Note from racketboy: Special thanks goes to Scooter for putting this guide together!  The RetroGaming 101 series is aimed at gamers who are just starting out in the classic gaming scene or are curious about an older console that they don’t know much about yet.  After Sega established a strong lead in the console market […]

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