Tag Archives: sega

June 30, 2014

Just purchased a used Master System II on Amazon for 48 pounds. The system seems to be in good condition but the original box is missing. Still, I feel it is a great price for a criminally underlooked machine. Also, I think the games’ boxarts are awesome.

March 20, 2014

Creator Yu Suzuki shares the story of Shenmue's development

“The biggest challenge we encountered was project management,” Suzuki said. “By the end, we had 300 people [working] and no experience on such a large project. At the time there were no project management tools…so instead we made a job order sheet that was a list of action items in Excel. Because we kept testing, the items did not decrease. At one point we had 10,000 of them.

A good read.

February 12, 2014

Wondering what retro game console I should purchase next. I’m leaning towards a Sega Master System at this point; lots of great games and underlooked gems. Plus, the boxarts are great.

September 22, 2009

A Microsoft Word document found on SEGA Americas FTP site, if genuine, reveals a few details about Sony’s upcoming plans for the PlayStation 3. One of these plans seems to be offering most, if not all PS2 titles for purchase on the PlayStation Network – no wonder backwards compatibility isn’t available on the PS3 Slim.

(via Gamesindustry.biz)

September 16, 2009

The latest episode of CO-OP remembers the Sega Dreamcast. Great commentary not only from the team, but also from a bunch of PAX panel visitors and attendees. Makes me want to hook up my system and play some old classics.