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How well did SEGA’s “OutRun 2019” predict the actual technology of 2019?

The futurists working in entertainment are always letting us down. Back to the Future part II promised us hoverboards and flying cars, but when 2015 rolled around, they were nowhere to be seen. The original animated Transformers movie promised us hoverboards by 2005, so Hasbro was even more off the mark. As it turns out, video games have been predicting

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Cheeky gaming ads: Vintage Japanese flyers

Before the world went nuts and people turned into whiny-ass vanguards of social righteousness, video game advertisements were frequently quite awesome. This is the second post highlighting samples of how the video game industry didn’t take itself so seriously and let their advertisements reflect the spirit of their games… through fun. This is our second go-around, this time looking exclusively

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“ToeJam & Earl Back in the Groove” to release in March; new gameplay trailer

After a chain of delays, the long-awaited return of Funkotron’s favorite sons, ToeJam & Earl, is finally upon us.* According to the latest backer update from HumaNature Studios, the fourth installment in the classic series, ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove, will land on PC and consoles 1 March, 2019. This news came along with a new gameplay trailer,

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SEGA announces second demo of “Project Judge” in Japan, unveils more gameplay footage

On Tuesday, SEGA announced during their SEGA Nama broadcast that a second demo for Project Judge, known as Judge Eyes: Shinigami no Yuigon in Japan, will be released in November in Japan. This second demo is intended to give players a chance to fully experience the charm of Project Judge before its December release.* SEGA also debuted new gameplay footage

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“SEGA Ages: Phantasy Star” now available for Nintendo Switch in Japan; new trailer released

As of 31 October, SEGA Ages: Phantasy Star is available on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop. To mark the occasion, SEGA released a new trailer (below) which highlights some of the Switch port’s features, including the sound test and monster codex.   Here is list of the game’s features* from SEGA’s official website: • The Original Phantasy Star Comes to

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Special Halloween Reflection: “Splatterhouse 2” (SEGA Genesis)

Of all the games I’ve owned, sold, repurchased, etc., over the years, I’ve never sold any of my original Splatterhouse games. Why? Because braining demons with blunt objects and watching their unholy essence spray from their freshly cracked skulls is good ol’ family fun. Wholesome shit, am I right? My personal experience with the Splatterhouse series went like this: Splatterhouse (TG-16 version), Splatterhouse 3, and

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