Category Archives: Gaming

Gallery: SEGA launches the Genesis ad campaign (SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week special)

In an effort to inundate you with Genesis stuff on the 30th anniversary of its launch, I decided to barf up this click bait retrospective post showing some of the ads SEGA ran as part of their famous “Genesis Does What Nintendon’t” campaign. My personal favorite ad is the Golden Axe one. Sure, you can find all of this stuff

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First gameplay of “Predator: Hunting Grounds” to be revealed at Gamescom 2019

According to Gamescom host Geoff Keighley, Sony Interactive Entertainment will debut the first gameplay trailer for Predator: Hunting Grounds on opening night of Gamescom 2019, which begins on 19 August. Predator: Hunting Grounds is an online asymmetrical multiplayer shooter developed by Illfonic and scheduled to release for PS4 in 2020. You can watch the May reveal trailer below. Source: Gematsu

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Review: “Last Battle” (SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week special)

Today, the Splintering is continuing our SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week by reviewing yet another SEGA Genesis launch title: Last Battle! *Note: Did you know that Last Battle is actually a reskin of a Fist of the North Star game? We detailed the changes last year when SEGA’s Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise released, so you can check

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WayForward releases new “River City Girls” character trailer for Kyoko

WayForward has released a new trailer for River City Girls featuring Kyoko, one of the playable characters in their upcoming sequel to the classic NES brawler, River City Ransom. Here’s the official bio for Kyoko: Kyoko is ready to go in River City Girls! Compared to her BFF Misako, she’s much more cheerful and bubbly, but don’t get her angry

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Review: “Space Harrier II” (SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week special)

Today, the Splintering is launching our SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week by reviewing the first of several SEGA Genesis launch titles: Space Harrier II! Those who know me personally know that the original Space Harrier holds a special place in my heart. I own and have played thousands of games, and the original Space Harrier arcade game is my absolute favorite

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Next week is “SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week” at The Splintering!

Next week marks the 30th anniversary of the launch of SEGA’s most successful console, the SEGA Genesis. System launches were quite a bit different in 1989 than they are now, so details of the event are a little sketchy. What we do know is that the Genesis (known as the Mega Drive outside of North America) launched in both the

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Atomic Wolf’s “Liberated” for Switch, PC is a battle against corruption with a comic book aesthetic

Atomic Wolf recently unveiled the first gameplay trailer has for Liberated, which is set to release on both Nintendo Switch and Steam PC. Liberated is unique in that the action takes place inside the pages of a comic book, with your character traversing between comic book panels as the game progresses. It may sound a bit like SEGA’s Comix Zone

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