The Death of Dreamcast was the Death of Sega

The Death of Dreamcast was the Death of Sega

Twenty years on, Sega Dreamcast was and is one of the greatest consoles ever created. In late 1999 there was a real electricity surrounding the system, its games, and most of all, its potential. It was a welcome change and true relief to Sega and its most ardent fans....
30 Years of TurboGrafx-16

30 Years of TurboGrafx-16

Jeff Masser of Chicago, Illinois is a proud father and honorable veteran. He’s also an incredibly enthusiastic videogame collector with a particular fondness for the three decade old TurboGrafx-16, a game console that’s notoriously expensive to collect for...
Gimme Five

Gimme Five

Five videogame systems with varying degrees of historical importance will hit (or have hit) big milestones this year. Regardless of success or strength of library, they all deserve to be recognized, celebrated and perhaps most importantly, played! Each entry is ranked...
2D or Not 2D: Sega Saturn’s Library Holds Up

2D or Not 2D: Sega Saturn’s Library Holds Up

The famous Sega Saturn American “sneak launch” happened 24 years ago today. For the uninitiated, Sega had planned to launch its 32-bit Saturn console in America on September 2nd, 1995, a Saturday, which they dubbed “Saturnday.” Sega had released Saturn in Japan the...
Flip Grip: Bullet Heaven – By Rob Faraldi

Flip Grip: Bullet Heaven – By Rob Faraldi

Shmups (short for “shoot ‘em ups”) were a mainstream genre decades ago, but have since become a persistent niche. Some of the more popular and notable shmups include Radiant Silvergun, Ikaruga, M.U.S.H.A., and Raiden. Certain classic consoles including TurboGrafx-16,...

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