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Tag: Genesis

Retrode Copies Your Favorite Classic NES Games

Retrode Copies Your Favorite Classic NES Games
Imagine if you could find a use for all those classic games that you’ve got laying about your garage or basement? Sure, from time to time, I get out my NES or SNES and play a few classic games, like Contra or Shadow of the Ninja.

IPhone Sega Genesis Emulator Gets Official

IPhone Sega Genesis Emulator Gets Official
SEGA today announced Genesis Ultimate Collection for the iPhone. The new app will provide a gateway for you to buy and play your favorite Genesis games, fully emulated to run just like the originals. The initial version of the app will come bundled with Space Harrier II, but then once you’re inside the collection, you’ll be able to add new games, including Sonic the Hedgehog, Golden Axe, Ecco the Dolphin and Shining Force for starters.

SNES + Genesis + NES + Portable = Snegenes P

SNES + Genesis + NES + Portable = Snegenes P
Want to play all your favorite classic retro console games? Sure you could cheat and buy yourself a Dingoo, but what fun would that be? This custom-built portable uses hardware from a couple of other devices to create a system that plays games from the Nintendo NES, SNES and Sega Genesis.

Sega Zippo Lighters: Hey Man, Your Console is on Fire!

Sega Zippo Lighters: Hey Man, Your Console is on Fire!
Now I’m not a smoker, but the fact that these Zippo cigarette lighters look like retro Sega consoles might be enough to get me to start. Actually, no. But they might be enough to convince be to buy a lighter that looks like a retro Sega console anyway.

Sega Genmobile: the Genesis Gets Portable (Again)

Sega Genmobile: the Genesis Gets Portable (Again)
Way back in the wayback machine, Sega released a bulky handheld called the Nomad. This portable gaming console could play Genesis cartridges on the go. But the problem with the Nomad was its high price (almost $200 bucks), abysmal battery life, and bulky design.

R2-D2 8 Console Hack Proves Casemods Don’t have to Make Sense to be Cool

R2-D2 8 Console Hack Proves Casemods Don’t have to Make Sense to be Cool
I’m not sure why this R2-D2 has 8 video game consoles built into its innards, but I still like it. Maybe it’s just the very fact that I’ve never seen an R2 unit with more than 20 game controllers connected to its front, or maybe it’s just the sheer absurdity of the thing that has me captivated.

E-Time Controller Plays Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Game Roms

E-Time Controller Plays Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Game Roms
There are plenty of cheap plug-and-play SEGA retro gaming systems out there, but this is the first one I’ve seen that lets you load up your own ROMs and play them on your TV. The E-Time Game Play Controller ($22 USD) may look like a standalone game controller, but it’s actually a self-contained SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis console.

Sega Mega Drive/Genesis Guitar Idol Edition Ready to Rock

Sega Mega Drive/Genesis Guitar Idol Edition Ready to Rock
TecToy’s upcoming revamped edition of the classic SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis system is getting a modern-day upgrade with the addition of a Guitar Hero-inspired controller and accompanying game. The Mega Drive 4 Guitar Idol edition will include not only a Mega Drive/Genesis gaming system, and a pair of old-school controllers, but bundles a guitar that would make current-gen console players happy too.

Freetron Funplay: Play 20 Classic Sega Genesis Games on Your Tv or in the Car

Freetron Funplay: Play 20 Classic Sega Genesis Games on Your Tv or in the Car
This portable gaming system looks a whole lot like Sonic The Hedgehog. So it’s a good thing that it actually plays a variety of classic SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive games. Freetron’s FunPlay 20-in-1 not only can be connected to your television, but since it runs on 3-AAA batteries can be played on the road with portable DVD players (as long as they have a video input).

Video Console Cakes Offer a Little Something Old, a Little Something New…

Video Console Cakes Offer a Little Something Old, a Little Something New…
While these lumpy cakes certainly aren’t the most precise video game inspired baked goods I’ve featured here on Technabob, this is definitely the first time I’ve seen so many console cakes congregated in the same place.

Dingoo A320 Handheld Gaming System Plays NES, SNES, Genesis, Gba, Neo-Geo and Capcom Arcade Games

Dingoo A320 Handheld Gaming System Plays NES, SNES, Genesis, Gba, Neo-Geo and Capcom Arcade Games
I’ve seen plenty of portable retro video game systems in my travels, but never one that attempts to cover as many bases as this one. This Chinese import plays 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit titles from 7 different game platforms in one compact system.

Sega Mega Drive Tote Bag Carries All Your 16-Bit Goodies

Sega Mega Drive Tote Bag Carries All Your 16-Bit Goodies
Most of us here in the States know SEGA’s classic 16-bit console as the Genesis. But for the rest of the world, the popular video game system carried the Mega Drive moniker. Now, fans of the retro system that made Sonic the Hedgehog a household name can carry their personal belongings in this Mega Drive inspired tote.

Yobo Fc3 Plus: NES, SNES and Genesis Games in One Console

Yobo Fc3 Plus: NES, SNES and Genesis Games in One Console
A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that console clone maker Yobo was working on a new system that could play games not only from the Nintendo NES and SNES, but also from the rival SEGA Genesis system.

Hyperkin Sg/Fc Plays NES and Sega Genesis Games

Hyperkin Sg/Fc Plays NES and Sega Genesis Games
8-bit and 16-bit worlds collide in this split-personality console which can play games from both the Nintendo NES and the SEGA Genesis consoles. The Hyperkin Dual Action SG/FC (also sold under the Yobo brand) has two cartridge slots, and can play original carts from both of these classic systems.

Solar Media Player Emulates NES, Genesis, Gameboy

Solar Media Player Emulates NES, Genesis, Gameboy
Not only can this portable media player crank out movies and music, but it can play games from classic consoles from Nintendo and SEGA too. It can even charge itself or other devices with its built-in solar panels.

Sega Genesis Portable: Get Your Retro Jollies on the Run

Sega Genesis Portable: Get Your Retro Jollies on the Run
Here’s a fun way to play some of your favorite 16-bit console oldies whenever the whim strikes. This new portable plays a selection of games from the classic SEGA Genesis (aka Mega Drive) console. AtGames Mega Drive Portable is loaded up with a twenty licensed classic (and some not-so-classic) titles from the late 80s console.