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The Best Sega Saturn Homebrew of 2006: C4 2006 Results

Even though its younger sibling, the Sega Dreamcast, may get all the fame when it comes to a great homebrew community, the Sega Saturn still has a loyal following of developers. The yearly Saturn Coding Contest hosted by Rockin’-B has concluded for 2006 and the results are quite impressive. The winners are: Bounty Getters (proof […]

Review: GunGriffon – Sega Saturn

With so many unique and interesting games from the past out there, I obviously don’t have time to review them all myself. This time around we have racketboy.com contributer, Gungriffon reviewing his namesake game… Introduction I am a fan of everything robot-related. Whether it be a fighting, action, strategy, or RPG, if it has robots, […]

The Best Sega Saturn Games For Today: Top Titles That Still Matter

It’s pretty easy to find a list of “The Top 10 Sega Saturn Games” or some similar ranking, but most of them were written back when the console was still on the retail scene and almost all of them only compare the games against other Saturn games.  (Digg This Guide) This is all fine if […]

Meta Review: Silhouette Mirage – Sega Saturn / Playstation

If you haven’t learned this by now, the Sega Saturn is filled with beautiful 2D games. And who better to create a unique 2D game than the cult-classic machine known as Treasure. Treasure once again, pushed the 2D envelope to the max on both the Saturn and PSX with a little-known game by the name […]

Meta-Review: Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean – Sega Saturn

The late, great Working Designs ported many wonderful Japanese RPGs to both the Sega CD and the Saturn for the US market. Among the great lineup of localized games is Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean, a colorful title that was originally created by Sunsoft and was the child of a Super Famicom series. The game […]

Win A Modded Sega Saturn from Slimline Case Project

You may remember that not too long ago I mentioned a sweet new initiative to create Sega Saturn game inserts for slimline DVD cases. Well, Mookyjooky, the project’s fearless leader has stepped it up a notch to give the project a boost. Every week Mookyjooky and Saurian Overlord will pick the best of show in […]

Sega Saturn Swap Trick Video Demo

If you are looking for a way to try out burned copies/backups of Sega Saturn games without a mod chip, you may want to give the Swap Trick a try. You can find a written tutorial here, but here is a video clip so you can see it in action. Similar Posts From These Categories: […]

The Sega Saturn DVD Case Project

If you are a collector of either Sega Saturn or Sega CD games and live in North America, you know the frustration of the large, proprietary cases that break quite frequently and are hard to replace. You could just put your games in regular CD cases and tuck away the manuals, but half the fun […]

PDF: Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) – August 1997

Well, it looks like the whole Magazine-to-PDF feature has been quite a hit so far. However, I’ve been getting a lot of requests for magazines devoted to the Sega Saturn and Dreamcast. Here in the United States, we were never lucky enough to have a Sega fanboy magazine during the 32-bit era. Sega Visions (Sega’s […]

Games That Defined The Sega Saturn

Following up on my feature of the Games That Defined The Dreamcast, I wanted to cover the list of the best Sega Saturn games that gave Sega’s 32-bit console its character. The while the Saturn may have failed commercially in comparison to the Sony Playstation, it had a very solid game selection including some very […]

Meta-Review: Radiant Silvergun – Sega Saturn

Known as one of the Holy Grails of console game collecting and one of the greatest 2D shooters of all time, Radiant Silvergun does not need an introduction for those schooled in old-school cult-classic gaming. But for those that have begun to search for the greatest games that never made it to the United States […]

Review: Guardian Heroes – Sega Saturn

Developed by fan-favorite, Treasure, Guardian Heroes is another late-blooming Saturn title that many people still haven’t discovered. Guardian Heroes is a beatemup with strong RPG elements. In this masterpiece, Treasure combined great 2D animation, a unique control scheme, and killer gameplay with the ability to level up and focus the skills that you choose. Graphics/Presentation: […]

FAQ: Why Do I Have To Set My Saturn’s Clock?

If you recently bought a used Sega Saturn, chances are that when you boot the machine up, you will be asked to set the time and date. You probably don’t think much of it the first time, but you will probably become frustrated when you have to reset the date and time EVERY time you […]

Sega Saturn 2D Fighters Library

While the Saturn might not have been able to keep up with the Sony Playstation in terms of 3D gameplay, Sega’s 32-bit powerhouse cleaned house with it’s 2D muscle. The 2D fighter genre is essentially the best demonstration of the Saturn’s 2D capabilities. The Saturn’s raw power was shown off by the likes of Capcom […]

Comparing Resident Evil: Saturn vs Playstation

Pretty much everybody knows that the Playstation was built for 3D graphics, while 3D processing was just an afterthought on the Sega Saturn. However, every now and then gamers stumble across an instance where the Saturn holds its own in the 3D department. There has been some debate over the years as to whether the […]

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