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Playmaji is looking to bring its modular retro-gaming console to market

Tucked away in a far corner of the West Pavilion of the Los Angeles Convention center among the independent game developers showcased by IndieCade during E3 is a small booth demonstrating the latest

Machine Learning Zone: OpenAI competition takes on Sonic the Hedgehog

Retro video games have been a useful platform for machine learning research for years, and the systems created have been creeping through the classics, mastering them as they go. Sonic the Hedgehog ma

A history of video game console failures

The history of console gaming is littered with high-profile flops, middling also-rans and vaporware never-weres. In fact, the stories of console failures are perhaps even more compelling than the tale

Sega adds Virtua Tennis Challenge to its free mobile game lineup

Sega’s making good on its promise to continue adding titles to its Sega Forever library of mobile games – the latest is the Dreamcast classic Virtua Tennis Challenge. The Sega Forever model se

SEGA’s new SEGA Forever collection brings classic games to mobile for free

SEGA is bringing some of your favorite games to mobile in new, free-to-play formats that include ads as a way to drive revenue, support offline play and other more modern features like cloud saves. Th

Stealthy gaming company Wonder is ready to tease its new mystery hardware

Wonder, the incredibly stealthy new gaming company, has quietly created a signup page for information and perks related to its plans for global domination of the gaming market from its Los Angeles hea

Return to simpler, more pixelated times with Sega game soundtracks now on Spotify

It's been a rough day, and maybe what you need is a few chiptunes from Sega's arcade and console hits. Many cartridges' worth have just been added to the company's Spotify channel.

The History Of Gaming: An Evolving Community

Since its commercial birth in the 1950s as a technological oddity at a science fair, gaming has blossomed into one of the most profitable entertainment industries in the world. The mobile technology b

Show Your Old-School Gaming Love With These Sega Console iPhone Cases

I don't always post about iPhone cases... but when I do, I prefer retro gaming ones. Sure, you could have a cool metallic case, or go all-leather, or make your phone look like R2-D2 — but when y

Two-Pound Handy Gear Might Be A Little Much, Even For Sega Fanatics

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/www.engadget-1.jpeg">This wild Game Gear and Master System-playing mod uses the guts of a Game Gear, a PS One screen, and the original bu

The Hacks Continue: Sega Pass Breached

The latest victim in this rash of cyberattacks is Sega, whose own gaming network and marketplace Sega Pass has been compromised. The site says it’s “going through some improvements”

Toylet: Sega's Video Game System For Toilets Gets Priced And Dated (Video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Picture-31.png" /> Do you remember the Toylet, the bizarre <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/12/17/sega-toylets-allow-you-to-game-

Sega Auctions Rare Items For Japanese Relief

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/playforjapan.jpg" />A few days after the Japan disaster struck, you could find numerous Japanese gaming companies pledging millions of do

Total Refinement: Total War: Shogun 2

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/shogun_titlescreen.jpg" />Make no mistake about it: Total War: Shogun 2, available today at fine retailers, both real and digital, is the

Dreamcast Collection Coming To Xbox 360, PC On February 22

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/dccollection.jpg" />The long-awaited Dreamcast collection for the Xbox 360 and PC now has a release date: February 22. The collection inc

Sega Toylets Allow You To Game With Your John Thomas

If you thought those old commercials when the guy would yell “SEGA” really loud after showing off Sonic were good, how about a Sega game that adds that pleasurable post-micturition chill t

Sakadachi Nyachi: Sega's New Robot Cat

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/sega-robot.jpg" /> In 2006, Sega Toys in Japan started selling a whole series of robotic animals: <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/200

The Dreamcast Ain't Dead Yet: SD And MicroSD Card Adapters Released For Sega's Classic Console

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/dreamcast_sd.jpg" />How many of you out there still have your Dreamcasts tucked away somewhere? Nice. Me too. I mean, when you've got cla

You'll Want To Download The Football Manager 2011 Demo Today

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/footballm2011.jpg" />Good news! The demo for Sega's Football Manager 2011 is now available. So put on your José Mourinho or Sir Alex Fer

Sega: Yeah, We May Have Made Too Many Sonic Games In The Past Few Years

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/sonicu.jpg" />As you know, <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/sonic-4/">Sonic 4</a> comes out today on the Xbox 360 and PS3. (It came
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