Archive for the ‘Retro’ category

Sonic 2, Golden Axe 2, and More Confirmed for the Virtual Console

April 12, 2007

Some smart snooping on Vook‘s part has revealed a number of unannounced Sega Megadrive/Genesis classics that are coming to the Wii’s Virtual Console. Among them are games like Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Shining Force. It’s a pretty strong line-up with a number of fantastic games.

Click the link to check out the games.



Sega Ages 2500 Vol. 29

February 10, 2007

The 29th volume in Sega’s Sega Ages budget line of classic games is going to contain the whole Monster World/Wonder Boy series.
Check out the official site

Sega’s Japanese Virtual Console Page

January 27, 2007

Click it to see a neat Mega Drive (how they got a Shinobi game on the VC in Japan).

5 More Sega Games on Wii Virtual Console (Streets of Rage Included)

January 9, 2007

More Genesis/Megadrive games are on their way to Nintendo’s Wii Shop Channel in the first quarter of 2007.

  • Streets of Rage
  • Comix Zone
  • Bonanza Bros.
  • Gain Ground
  • Bio-Hazard Battle

Sega’s Wii Virtual Console Games To Be Priced at $8

November 1, 2006

Sega of America have announced that the cost to download one of their ten Genesis/Megadrive games on the Wii’s Virtual Console will be $8. This is exactly the same price Nintendo are charging for SNES titles.


Coleco Back with a Handheld Filled with Sega Classics

October 27, 2006

Target will be selling online a new handheld from Coleco called Coleco Sonic Handheld, filled with classic Sega games, retailing for $49.99. The handheld also has TV-out leads for playing on a set.

You can preorder them here.

 And here’s the game list:

  • Sonic Drift 2
  • Sonic Triple Trouble
  • Alex Kidd in High Tech World
  • Alex Kidd in Miracle World
  • Altered Beast
  • Assault City
  • Astro Warrior
  • Aztec Adventure
  • Bomber Raid
  • Columns
  • Ecco II: The Tides of Time
  • Fantasy Zone
  • Fantasy Zone: The Maze
  • Global Defense
  • Kung Fu Kid
  • The Ninja
  • Penguin Land
  • Quartet
  • Snail Maze
  • Super Columns

As you can see, it’s going to be from a mix of Master System / Game Gear games.


7 Sega Classic Revealed for Wii’s Virtual Console

September 12, 2006

The guys at Codename Revolution have spotted some Sega classic games for the Wii at the ESBR’s official site (use the search to see them). While it’s no official confirmation, I think it’s obvious that these games are for the Wii’s Virtual Console service.

Here are the games listed:

Altered Beast
Ecco The Dolphin
Golden Axe
Sonic the Hedgehog
Toe Jam & Earl