genesis

  • Genesis: German Men’s Watches By A Woman

    Genesis is not just a neat sounding word that someone thought would make for a good watch brand name. It is rather the name of the brand’s founder and designer – Christine Genesis. How convenient is that? To have a cool last name like that? Christine is a rare breed being a full-on watch maker and a female. I wouldn’t make a big deal of that fact if it was more common. I for… Read More

  • Handheld Genesis system with 20 games for $50? Yes please


    This thing, let’s be honest, is not the most elegantly designed handheld device. But seriously, it’s an all-in-one Genesis system with 20 games on it and a 2.4″ screen for $50. I have no problem with that. Do you? I’m waiting to hear back on what games this thing comes with, but you can be sure it’s got Sonic & Knuckles, Ecco the Dolphin, Sonic Spinball… Read More

  • Nomad-like portable gaming machine plays Genesis cartridges

    Remember the Sega Nomad? If you excitedly shot up out of your chair yelling “YES!” then you may be interested in a newer, more streamlined device called the Retro-Gen Portable that’ll be available for $50 in about a month. Read More

  • Quick Review: Gensoid Genesis Emulator for Android

    Just when I thought I’d died and gone to heaven with the Nesoid NES Emulator for Android (see the review here), along comes a Genesis emulator from the same developer called Gensoid.If you have a T-Mobile G1 and you’re even remotely interested in playing NES or Sega Genesis games on it, your total out of pocket cost will be just shy of five bucks. Nesoid costs $1.99 and Gensoid… Read More

  • Console plays NES and Genesis games, costs $50

    Hot damn, folks. If all the talk of newfangled gaming coming out of E3 this week has you longing for a simpler time, might I suggest — nay, demand — that you consider the $50 GEN-X Genesis/NES Game System from ThinkGeek? Read More

  • Sega Mega Drive (Genesis) console

    If you long for the days of the 16-bit loveliness known here in the states as Sega Genesis – or across the pond as Sega Mega Drive – you may be interested to know that if you live in the UK, you can rekindle your love affair for £37.99. Read More

  • Vinyl collection of Sega Genesis themes

    Oh man, remember the “Ultimate Genesis Collection” for Xbox 360 and PS3 that’s supposed to be here soon? Well if you preorder the Australian version (called the Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection) you can get a free limited-edition vinyl album of theme songs from some of the games. Read More

  • SEGA releasing 40-game ‘Ultimate Genesis Collection’ for PS3 and 360 early next year, will cost $30

    You guys! SEGA will be releasing a title for the Xbox 360 and PS3 called “Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection” early next year for $30. The game will include 40 classic Genesis games, all upgraded to 720p, and will also feature unlockable content like “arcade games and interviews with the original game developers.” You gonna buy it? Hit the jump to see the full… Read More

  • Current top 10 of Akihabara's most expensive retro games (photo report)

    Here are the top 10 of the most expensive retro games currently sold in Tokyo’s Akihabara district (based on my research in about 10 stores). I took the picture above in the place I love the most on this earth, the Super Potato used game store in the heart of Akihabara. Believe it or not, I didn’t see anything cool gear-wise so this list must do as a “live” report from… Read More

  • Handheld Genesis thing looks like it might be as awesome as me, almost

    So it’s the end of the year and I seem to be on a bit of a retro gaming kick, so I was stoked to find the AtGames Mega Drive Portable, a 20-in-1 handheld Sega Genesis device. Alex Kidd, Golden Axe, and Altered Beast are just three of the twenty games included, and besides having a 320×240 backlit LCD to play on, the device has AV-out, meaning you can plug it into your TV. Read More

  • Gen-X Console: NES + Genesis = Retro-awesome

    How come I don’t find things like this before Xmas? This is the Gen-X Dual station, likely the weirdest console I’ve ever met. It’s an NES and a Sega Genesis combined into one, but the thing is it doesn’t use ROMs; it uses the old cartridges you’ve got in that box in the back of your closet. Yes, this is real. Gen-X Dual station plays Sega Genesis and NES… Read More

  • Monday Morning Happiness

    See this? This is the sole reason why SEGA doesn’t make consoles anymore. It’s a fantastic tribute to video gaming in the nineties. Complete with some fatass standing in the background, this photo includes but is not limited to the following: Sega CD, Sega Genesis, Sega 32X, Game Genie, Sega Genesis Cleaning System, Sonic and Knuckles, and Sonic 3. I know there are one or two… Read More