Reddit user ZadocPaet posted the following image in /r/gamecollecting today pointing out Doom for 32X’s side art. I’ve honestly never paid attention to it before and now think I will always be bothered when I see it. Thanks a lot!
It was revealed at the turn of this month that Westone Bit Entertainment, developers of the much loved Wonder Boy franchise, filed for bankruptcy. They have entered a liquidation state and there is no news yet about where their IP might end up.
Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap was one of the most sublime experiences I had as a young child with my Sega Master System. That affection for the franchise would later continue with Wonder Boy in Monster World on the Genesis a handful of years later.
I’m hoping Westone’s IP ends up in hands that have a desire to use it. Just not as pachinko machine decorations, please.
RuliWed has reported on Korean Shenmue fan NoconKid’s work. So far, NoconKid has recreated the Game Center arcade from Shenmue in HD and a few street spots. His Game Center includes many new additions, though!
Now if only history hadn’t taught us that such works of love don’t eventually meet with a C&D in the end.
Somehow, I knew it would eventually come to this!
Happy Console Gamer is one of my favorite Youtube channels and has been since it’s first year of inception. Watch this enthusiasm-filled video for Johnny’s memories of the SMS!
One of my favorite Sega-centric Youtube series made it’s return today, My Life with Sega. His new video is on the stylish Sega Genesis brawler Comix Zone. Enjoy and be sure to check out his last series of videos.
I missed this on various forums somehow, but it’s better late than never.
The Sega Channel is a new Youtube endeavor to highlight Sega games in the same vein of G4 TV’s Icons. Hopefully they keep going and honing their style. Be sure to check out some of their older videos on the SMS.
It was announced this week that Funimation has acquired the rights to distribute the anime film Bayonetta: Bloody Fate in North America, which we posted about back in last October. They’ll be showing a sneak peak of the English dub at this year’s Anime Expo in July with Director Fuminori Kizaki as special guest.