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Sega Classics compilation heads to Amazon Fire TV today

Sega Classics compilation heads to Amazon Fire TV today

Sega's classic games seem to be invading a variety of platforms this month. Not only did Sega Genesis Classics launch on the Nintendo Switch last week, but today, an separate compilation called simply Sega Classics is landing on Amazon Fire TV. While we can't imagine that Amazon's Fire TV devices are the ideal way to play these games, it's at least an option for those who don't have other gaming hardware.

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Sega Genesis Classics gives Switch a huge gift in December

Sega Genesis Classics gives Switch a huge gift in December

Back in March, Sega announced a new mega compilation of Genesis games called - what else? - Sega Genesis Classics. At the time, the release was only confirmed for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, with a Switch version mysteriously missing from Sega's announcement. Last month, Sega righted that particular wrong by confirming a Switch version of Sega Genesis Classics, and today we're finding out when it will arrive.

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Team Sonic Racing delayed into 2019

Team Sonic Racing delayed into 2019

Earlier this year, Sega revealed Team Sonic Racing, a follow-up to 2012's surprisingly excellent Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed. At the time, the company said that Team Sonic Racing would be here by winter, but today we're finding out that isn't actually the case. Sega has pushed Team Sonic Racing's release back into 2019, and given the game's original release schedule, it seems to be a fairly significant delay.

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Analogue SEGA console Mega Sg: Retro gaming dreamland

Analogue SEGA console Mega Sg: Retro gaming dreamland

The folks at Analogue made a Sega gaming system that's compatible with multiple retro Sega systems, all in one tiny box. This isn't the same piece of "official" junk you'll find at Walmart when the holidays roll around. Those aren't worth the plastic they're encased in. This is the Analogue Mega Sg, and it's ready to play ALL your old Sega games right out the gate.

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Sega’s Mega Drive Mini has been delayed

Sega’s Mega Drive Mini has been delayed

It's proving to be a surprisingly big day for retro consoles. Sony kicked things off by announcing the PlayStation Classic, a mini console modeled after the very first PlayStation with 20 pre-loaded games, and now Sega has delivered an update on its Mega Drive Mini. Unfortunately, it isn't a particularly good update.

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Valkyria Chronicles heads to Nintendo Switch next month

Valkyria Chronicles heads to Nintendo Switch next month

If you're a fan of tactical strategy games and you happen to own a Nintendo Switch, you have a lot to look forward to in the upcoming weeks. With Valkyria Chronicles 4 scheduled to go live on the Switch eShop later on in the month, Sega has revealed that it's also bringing the original game to the platform as well. The port of the original Valkyria Chronicles won't be launching until we're into October, so there'll be a little bit of a delay between the two titles.

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Shenmue 3’s new release date is seriously bad news

Shenmue 3’s new release date is seriously bad news

Those of you who are looking forward to Shenmue 3 are going to have to wait a long time before it arrives. Though the game was originally scheduled to launch in 2017, a pair of delays pushed it back to the second half of 2018, then again to sometime in 2019. Today we're finding out when in 2019 Shenmue 3 will launch, and it's a long way off.

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What was the first video game you ever played?

What was the first video game you ever played?

Around the world, there are millions of us who count gaming as our favorite pastime. Many of us have played hundreds or thousands of games over the years, but few are quite as important as the game that started it all; the game that introduced us to this wonderful, expensive hobby. I want to know: What was that introductory title for you? What was the first video game you ever played?

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Shenmue 1 and 2 remasters slated for August release

Shenmue 1 and 2 remasters slated for August release

We won't be seeing Shenmue 3 launch until sometime in 2019, but the good news is that series fans will have something to tide them over in the meantime. Back in April, Sega announced that it's remastering the first two Shenmue games for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. Today, we know when those remasters will launch, and release is only several weeks away.

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Sonic the Hedgehog Toaster will burn you the perfect breakfast

Sonic the Hedgehog Toaster will burn you the perfect breakfast

Breakfast is often the meal that gets thrown out the windows in the name of productivity. And if it’s taken at all, it’s often in a rush. That’s a trend anywhere in the world that even Japan has a trope for rushing off to school or work with a toast hanging off one’s mouth. When it comes to rushing off, however, no one’s better than Sonic the Hedgehog. That’s why SEGA of America came up with the perfect device to remind you to take breakfast even when you’re in a hurry. Introducing the Sonic Toaster.

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Sega brings VR support to Genesis classics on Steam

Sega brings VR support to Genesis classics on Steam

For years now, Sega has offered a catalog of classic Genesis and Mega Drive games through Steam. These games can be purchased separately or in a bundle featuring all 59 of them, but regardless of how you purchase them, they're all launched through a Steam compilation called "Sega Mega Drive & Genesis Classics." Sega has pushed a new update to Classics, and chief among the new features is support for virtual reality headsets.

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Team Sonic Racing is Sega’s next Mario Kart competitor

Team Sonic Racing is Sega’s next Mario Kart competitor

It might be hard to believe considering just how bad some modern Sonic games are, but Sega has actually managed to make some very solid racing games featuring everyone's favorite blue hedgehog. It's been a while since the last Sega All-Stars racing game (which was 2012's Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed), but today, Sega finally announced a follow up. Dubbed Team Sonic Racing, this new title will once again attempt to challenge Mario Kart's arcade racing dominance.

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