Category Archives: CONSOLES

New 3DS Gets a SEGA themes in Japan!

I don’t know about you but my 3DS and now “NEW 3DS” is essentially some kind of off-brand SEGA player for all of the M2 3D titles. You know what would go real nice with those games…SEGA themes!

Up above is the Dreamcast theme which features authentic sounds and VMU bleeps. The music has been lifted from the Japanese Dream Passport. It is sexy stuff and each theme cost 200 yen and yes the Saturn theme is awesome.

Hit the jump to check out the other SEGA themes. Continue reading New 3DS Gets a SEGA themes in Japan!

Sorta-SEGA: Freedom Planet Heads to the Wii-U

Announced at PAX East, Sonic the Hedgehog inspired action platformer entitled “Freedom Planet” has been getting positive to rave reviews on the PC and now it is making its way to the Wii-U.

Playing this on a console on my HDTV is exactly how I wanted to play this game. For me, this makes it the best “Sonic” exclusive on Nintendo hardware (zing!). Ha!

[Source: Twitter]

NOT-A-SEGA: The Vagrant Kickstarter Brings Unreal 4 Tech to 2D

The Vagrant looks like it is a homage to Princess Crown, Odin Sphere, Muramasa, and Dragon’s Crown. It is a beat’em up that features cooking mechanics to create in game items with stat boosts.

The game is currently in development for the PC with consoles as a consideration down the line. The team is asking for GBP 20,000 with 23 days to go and have raised 10% so far. Check it out: here.

Those graphics are pretty stunning and I hope this game see the light of day.

Source: [otkgames.com]

Sacred Line Genesis & Mega Drive Trailer

Sacred Line is a text based horror title for the SEGA Genesis. Players take control of a detective named Ellen who is summoned to strange forest outpost. The game features multiple endings.

Sacred Line is homebrew retro remake/demake of a free PC game of the same name.

According the RetroCollect, the games has a “thrilling story” and uses “pre-rendered backdrops of various creepy locations” with “combat scenes similar to that of the much loved Fighting Fantasy books.”

Currently a cartridge copy of the game with a full color manual is US$39 on Magical Game Factory with free international shipping. This edition does not include a case but the paper slips are provided. The game works with any PAL or NTSC Sega Genesis / Mega Drive.

[Source: Magical Game Factory]