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RetroN3 game system supports old games and controllers

RetroN3 game system supports old games and controllers

I'm not sure why, but growing up when we change to a new game system at my house we usually had to give away our old system or throw it away. This is the reason my Atari and all the cool games of my youth have disappeared. I remember many hours spent with my SNES and Sega Genesis, but I have nothing but memories left to show for my time spent gaming.

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IntoDream DIY handheld SEGA DreamCast [Video]

IntoDream DIY handheld SEGA DreamCast [Video]

It seems we'll never tire of seeing full-sized consoles refettled into handheld casings, and that's handy since gamers don't seem to tire of attempting such miniturization.  Today's - the handiwork of Bacteria - is the IntoDream, and it takes the venerable SEGA DreamCast and packs it into a handheld with a 5-inch PSone LCD, official PAL DreamCast hardware and joystick from the Nintendo N64.

Video demos after the cut

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Blaze Sega Genesis goes on sale

Blaze Sega Genesis goes on sale

Blaze have announced a third-party Sega Genesis (aka Sega Mega Drive) that not only allows classic games cartridges to be played but comes with fifteen titles preloaded.  Onboard games include Sonic & Knuckles, Altered Beast and Golden Axe; as for the cartridge slot, it'll accept any region's Genesis or Mega Drive games.

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SEGA Vision no PSP rival, just PMP with Java gaming

SEGA Vision no PSP rival, just PMP with Java gaming

Disappointing news for anyone hoping SEGA would be making a return to portable gaming hardware.  The SEGA Vision device tipped last Friday - which was claimed to be a multi-function PMP and games console - is actually a Chinese-made media player with no development connection to SEGA themselves.  As for the games, they're basic Java titles similar to that found on a cellphone.

Official SEGA statement after the cut

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