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The Most Stunning Sonic the Hedgehog Artwork

Even though the series has had some rough spots over the last decade, Sonic the Hedgehog is still one of my favorite franchises. In this latest installment, I’ve picked through an abundant supply of Sonic fan art to bring you the best. I had to weed through a lot of strange and obscure “art” to […]

Games That Defined the Sega Genesis / MegaDrive

As a child of the 80’s, the NES and all the great games it brought to the 8-bit generation littered my elementary school days with many fond memories. However, I can still remember the fall of of 1989 when the Sega Genesis (known as the MegaDrive outside of the USA) and its initial library of […]

Sega’s Super Hang-On 2 Ready To Be Revealed

Sega as a whole has had a hard time living up to their innovative and dazzling legacy. Many of Sega’s most established developers such as Yuji Naka of Sonic Team and Camelot Software Planning of Shining Force fame have left the Sega fold, leaving large voids in Sega’s quality lineup. One of the few development […]

A Sonic Boom Of Hedgehog Fan Reactions

When I originally wrote my Sonic the Hedgehog opinion pieces (How Sega All But Ruined Sonic the Hedgehog & How Sega Can Bring Sonic the Hedgehog Back To Glory), one of my main hopes would be that it would spark some conversation. Sure, part of my hoped somebody at Sega would read it and that […]

Playing Sega Genesis/MegaDrive Imports With Game Genie

While most of us probably just boot up an emulator to try those MegaDrive games that were never released in our native countries, there are sure to be some retro gamers that insist on playing the real cartridges on the real machine. I’ve had a couple of people email me recently about how to play […]

Sega Dreamcast Exclusives: The Dream Lives On

The Dreamcast is one of the most popular consoles here at racketboy.com, and I’ve had numerous requests to compile a list of the games that still have not been ported elsewhere.  While a good deal of the most popular games have transitioned over to newer consoles, there are still a surprising amount of quality titles […]

The Cheapest Sega 32X Games Worth Your Time

When you add a console to your collection, the first thing you want to do is get a handful of games to keep you busy with your new toy. However, most of us can’t spend afford to spend fat pile of cash for a few games. This budget-friendly list should help you quickly find which […]

“Official” Agetec Dreamcast Arcade Stick: Best Joystick for the DC

The Need For Solid Arcade Controls One of the initial motivations for getting a Dreamcast was its wide selection of fighting games such as Marvel vs. Capcom, Soul Calibur, and Street Fighter Alpha 3. However, once I tried bringing the arcade fighting experience home, I was very disappointed with the button layout with the standard […]

Dreamcast Games That Have Ports On Other Systems

I’ve had a couple requests to compile a list of all the Dreamcast games that have appeared on other console and the PC and Mac as well. While this list may not be exhaustive, it includes just about every worthwhile game Dreamcast including imports. The list is alphabetical and the other systems each game appears […]

The Cheapest Sega Master System Games Worth Your Time

When you add a console to your collection, the first thing you want to do is get a handful of games to keep you busy with your new toy. However, most of us can’t spend afford to spend fat pile of cash for a few games. This budget-friendly list should help you quickly find which […]

Sega Genesis Games That Pushed The Limits of Graphics & Sound

See Other Entries of the Games That Pushed The Limits Series I have been recently been fascinated by the history of the various machines that have battled for our living rooms. Each machine has had its strengths and weaknesses, and as a programmer, I’m amazed by some of the ways developers have harnessed the power […]

Meta-Review: Cannon Spike – Dreamcast

Racketboy Reaction The Dreamcast game library is filled with tons of 2D shooters, but if you enjoy blowing stuff up, but would like a bit of variety from the standard vertical or horizontal scrolling shmup, with a bit of Street Fighter (and other Capcom) fan-service thrown in, you definately need to look into Cannon Spike. […]

Drones: Tron-Inspired Dreamcast Game That Disappeared

The Sega Dreamcast had many promising games canceled near the end of it’s lifespan such as Propeller Arena and Half-Life. However, there were also some lesser-known games at the beginning of the Dreamcast’s launch that never saw retail shelves. There is one particular game by the name of “Drones”, that I had never even heard […]

PDF: Official Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) – October 1998

Video game magazines are such an interesting way to look back in time at this revolutionary industry. This issue of Official Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) lets us look back at the transition period between the Saturn and the Dreamcast. For Sega fans, this was a time of both frustration and excitement. The Saturn was being […]

Virtua Racing Arcade & Console Port Comparison

When there are a number of home versions of a classic game, you can’t help but wonder which version is the best. For older games, it is very hard to find some solid comparisons of various ports. Fortunately, every now and then I stumble across someone who is dedicated to a certain game and documents […]

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