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Golden Age Game Tournaments: Sega’s Head-On

Golden Age Game Tournaments: Sega’s Head-On

Video game tournaments are nothing new, and Sega has been holding them since the 1970s. One of its first big competitions included the hit game Head-On, where Japanese players competed for prizes. The event helped show the popularity of video games worldwide.

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Double Take: Gaiares

Double Take: Gaiares

In this excerpt from his forthcoming book, 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1988–1998, author Brett Weiss takes another look at one of the most renowned shmups on the Genesis, Renovation’s Gaiares. What makes the game so popular? Why is it so damn hard? Read on and see!

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The Sonic & Sega Fan Jam Is Back!

The Sonic & Sega Fan Jam Is Back!

After a four-year hiatus, the Sonic & Sega Fan Jam is back! A Kickstarter badge pre-sale has been launched for the event, which will be held in Marietta, GA this November. Get ready for the return of one of the Sega fan community’s coolest events!

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Interview: Randy Breen (Road Rash Creator)

Interview: Randy Breen (Road Rash Creator)

Road Rash creator Randy Breen sat with us to talk about the landmark franchise on Sega’s consoles, his time at Electronic Arts, and where he thinks the game industry stands today. It’s a great, in-depth chat with the mind behind one of the most beloved series on the Genesis.

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Classic Interview: Tetsuya Mitsuguchi (Sega AM3 Producer)

Classic Interview: Tetsuya Mitsuguchi (Sega AM3 Producer)

In this translated interview from the January 1996 issue of the Spanish video game magazine, Ultima Generación, Sega AM3 Producer Tetsuya Mizuguchi talks about porting Sega Rally to the Saturn and shares a bit about AM3’s upcoming arcade game, Manx TT.

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