Today on Facebook, you might have seen an exciting little news nugget in the corner of your homepage. “Dreamcast 2,” it read, “Sega Reportedly to Release New PC-Console Hybrid.”
Years ago GameStop gave up on classic gaming. They liquidated their catalog of NES, Super Nintendo, N64, PlayStation and Dreamcast games and I was left scouring flea markets for my retro gaming fix. Now the chain says they’re bringing old games back, but they’re being kind of weird about it.
Last week, we saw the glorious new Optimus Prime toy that transforms into a Playstation 1 of all things. However, I failed to inform you, dear readers, that there was an accompanying Megatron that is just as awesome, if not even better. Behold, Genesis Megatron!
Takara Tomy has found the best way to suck the cash from our wallets save for some kind of reverse-ATM tractor beam. First teased earlier in the year, you can finally pre-order the toymaker's homage to robots and classic gaming consoles with these updated Optimus Prime and Megatron figures that transform into the…
Above, you're looking at the surgically disassembled guts of an old Jaguar controller, the short-lived console originally released by Atari in 1993. It's a thing of beauty, and just one of a series that's equal parts nostalgia and drool.
Even with its over-hyped "blast processing" on the Genesis and the much-loved Dreamcast, Sega still ended up losing the console war to Nintendo, Sony, and eventually Microsoft. The company still survives through its software, but if you want new Sega hardware in your home you'll have to settle for this Bluetooth…
Your Christmas tree says as much about you as it does your love for the holidays. So this year why not skip the traditional ornaments like glass bulbs and shiny stars and go for something that will bring real character to your tree? If you've been a gamer for as long as you can remember, ThinkGeek's got a $20 set of …
Game creators who have tried Valve's unusual new game controller tell Kotaku that the device holds a lot of promise. But make no mistake, they also say it feels pretty different from what we're used to.
Kind of like the modern equivalent of hiding a comic book inside the textbook you're supposed to be studying, someone has hacked and loaded a Sega Genesis emulator onto the Nook Simple Touch ebook reader. So instead of reading at the back of the classroom, you can spend your time chasing rings.
We love a bit of retro gaming here at Gizmodo, but there's one common flaw: playing old console games without the original controller just doesn't feel quite right. Retrode 2 can help with that.
Sega's gaming network, Sega Pass, is the latest online entity to fall victim to a hack. Emails, Passwords and Birthdates were compromised Sega now follow in the footsteps of Sony, Nintendo, and Citigroup.
Having a real hedgehog in your pocket would be uncomfortable. Thankfully, the first episode of the long-awaited Sonic 4 is now available, letting you spin, dash, and spin dash your way across some heartwarmingly familiar levels.
After some franchise missteps, Sega is giving Sonic purists what they want: 2D, 90s-style gameplay. And iPhone gamers will be the first to take the Blue Blur for a spin, when Sonic 4 Episode 1 hits iTunes on October 7th.
Most of us are familiar with the popular song "Fuck You" by Cee Lo, but I doubt many of us realized just how perfectly the tune could be applied to one of gaming's most torrid feuds: Nintendo vs Sega.
At Tokyo Game Show, Microsoft demoed five new titles for Xbox 360's Kinect. If anyone's been on the fence about buying into the whole "interpretative dance-gaming thing", they might just change their minds after hearing of some of these.
The industrious folks at iFixit have published extensive manuals for 24 popular game consoles, detailing over 200 repairs and modifications with step-by-step guides and photographs. You knew there was a reason you were keeping that broken Game Gear around.
These days, emulation makes having old school consoles hooked up to your TV pretty unnecessary. But if you must play Chrono Trigger from the original cartridge, the RetroN 3 is a pretty great way to do it.