If you've tried playing a retro console on a modern HDTV, you may not have liked what you saw — smeary, stretched images that are a far cry from the sharp chunky blocks of yesteryear. Luckily, there's a better way for purists to get a crystal clear image that doesn't involve buying an old CRT TV.
Now here's an awesome mod: an old Sega Genesis that's been converted into some sort of remote-control car. And the original Genesis controller works with it! Just skip to 1:50. If only it still played games! [Kotaku]
Almost 20 years later, the Genesis still represents my favorite childhood Christmas.
We've seen reimagined Genesises (Geneses?) before, but this might be the best one yet. It's portable, it plays both original cartridges and ROMS off an SD card, it's got TV-out and it only costs $50. Sign us up.
Supermandolini has the ultimate badge of honor for gamers of a certain generation (mine): these sweet SNES or Genesis military-style pins. Now the question is whose pin to sport—the victor's or the vanquished's?
It's not impossible to find a knock-off of a Sega Genesis (or Mega Drive), but this new version by Blaze may be the best reproduction yet.
If you weren't lucky enough to have an SNES back in the '90s, and were instead stuck with a Sega Megadrive (Genesis), the Blaze 16-bit handheld will bring a flood of those memories back to the surface and them some. The controller setup is even the same, complete with the Start button switching that made fighters like…
The Sega Genesis may well be the greatest gaming platform, ever. Who cares about online gaming, does anything beat a session of Sonic 2? Tec Toy knows the Genesis console rocked, so they are shrinking it and making it kinda pocket-sized.