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Tanglewood | Review

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Tanglewood is a brand new Mega Drive game that you can buy and purchase in the year of our Lord, 2018. A lot has been said of its development in 68000 assembly language and using an actual Mega Drive development kit. It’s certainly one of the more interesting Mega Drive homebrew developments in recent years, but for all its authenticity to developments of the time, is it any good?

Click here to read our full review.

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New Dreamcast Game ‘Intrepid Izzy’ Seeking Kickstarter Funding

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Intrepid Izzy is a new Dreamcast action platformer from Senile Team; famed creators of Rush Rush Rally Racing and Beats of Rage. The game is currently in development and is seeking funding via the Kickstarter platform. At the time of writing the game is 40% funded with 17 days to go. If you’re interested in supporting a new Dreamcast project then you can visit the game’s Kickstarter page and pledge now. The Dreamcast tier will set you back 30 euros which is a great price for a brand new, physical Dreamcast game. In conjuction with the Dreamcast release, the game will also be released on PC and PS4.

[Source: Intrepid Izzy on Kickstarter]

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YouTube Channel: Sonic Amateur Games Expo 2017 Round-Up 4

Friday, October 6th, 2017

In this round-up of games from the Sonic Amateur Games Expo 2017 we take a look at Sonic Anniversary by True_RetroDEV, Sonic Arcus 2D by 06hypersonic60 and Sonic NG by Speed. Click the embeds below to watch the video reviews:

Sonic Anniversary

Sonic Arcus 2D

Sonic NG

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YouTube Channel: Sonic Amateur Games Expo 2017 Round-Up 2

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

It’s another SAGE 2017 round-up! In our latest 2 videos we take a look at Petit Hedgehog by Chengi and Sonic Panic by Megaspit. You can watch both video reviews by clicking the embeds below:

Petit Hedgehog

Sonic Panic

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YouTube Channel: Sonic Amateur Games Expo 2017 Round-Up 1

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

We’ve been reviewing games that are currently on show at the Sonic Amateur Games Expo 2017 over on our YouTube channel. Here are the first 3 games we’ve looked at. Click the embeds below to start the videos:

Sonic 2 HD

Sonic the Hedgehog PC

Sonic Ages

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YouTube Channel: Alex Kidd in Miracle World 2

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Ian Wall and some talented contributors from SEGA8Bit have developed a homebrew fan sequel to Alex Kidd in Miracle World for the Master System. The game ignores the events of Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle and instead re-imagines a sequel to Miracle World as a Master System title. The game is free to download via this link and can be played via emulator or flash carts. Take a look below for a short let’s play from us that shows the game in action:

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New Mega Drive Shmup in Development Called Antarex

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

A new Mega Drive game is in development!

Homebrew devs 1985 Alternativo are currently hard at work developing Antarex; a new shoot em up for the Mega Drive. Check out the latest gameplay trailer below:

Antarex currently has no release date. The game seems to have been in development for quite some time as a video featuring it went live in November 2013. We’ll keep you up-to-date regarding Antarex as we learn more.

[Source: SEGAShiro]

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Reverse-Engineered Star Fox Running on Mega Drive

Friday, March 8th, 2013

SNES game Star Fox has been reverse-engineered to run on a Mega Drive by developer Stef at the romhacking.net forums.

It’s certainly very bare bones at this point, running at an incredibly low framerate with sound missing but it’s still an incredible acheivement. If you’d like to try it yourself you can download the work-in-progress rom here.

See below for some gameplay footage:

[Source: RetroCollect]

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Can You Help Save DC Evolution?

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

DC Evolution is a fantastic site for those enthusiastic about homebrew on the Dreamcast. The site hosts freeware disc images of Dreamcast games and applications released into the public domain. It’s a wonderfully comprehensive website and it’s now being threatened with complete closure as their current host is suffering ‘extreme resource usage’.

Check out the full comment straight from DC Evo:

“Bad news. Our Web host has taken the DC Evo network sites offline because of extreme resource usage again, and we’re not sure there’s a way back from this. Our site is apparently using ~267 CPU minutes per day, and they want it under 15.

They’ve given us only 2 options; either take the sites offline permanently or upgrade to a much more robust hosting account (one that costs as much for one month as we pay per year). We simply don’t have the resources to try to upgrade the hosting account, so it’s looking like we’re going to have to take the sites offline.

We are working to backup all of the content and files again, so that we can potentially send them to someone else if they want to try to get the site going again; but I just don’t see any way for us to continue down this path at this time.

We are so sorry for never being able to get things restored to their former glory.”

If you think you can help save a fantastic website and one of the most important resources for Dreamcast homebrew then please contact DC Evo at their Facebook page or Twitter account.

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Gun Lord Website Live, Dreamcast Release in 2012 & New Trailer

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Gun Lord, the new game being developed for Dreamcast by NG:DEV.TEAM now has a fully functioning website which you can access HERE.

From the site we’ve learned that the release date will be the 15th of January 2012 and the game will be available in both regular and special editions that contain the soundtrack on CD.

A new trailer has also been released which you can check out below:

[Source: NG:Dev.Team’s Twitter]

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