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Re: Sega Saturn Heroes - Astal, Segata Sanshiro, Bug, Mr. Bones, etc
« Reply #630 on: June 03, 2024, 02:10:03 am »
SEGA Talk #141: Virtua Cop (1994)







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On this episode of SEGA Talk we get lock and loaded into the criminal underworld of Virtua City and break the case of SEGA’s 1994 revolutionary light gun shooter Viruta Cop, we look at its history, ports and legacy it left behind. ALL THIS AND MORE ON … SEGA TALK!

Article : https://segabits.com/blog/2024/05/31/sega-talk-141-virtua-cop-1994/

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Re: Sega Saturn Heroes - Astal, Segata Sanshiro, Bug, Mr. Bones, etc
« Reply #631 on: June 03, 2024, 08:39:53 pm »
SEGA says “Don’t expect any Mini Console announcements this year”



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Well, today is the 64th birthday of Sega, so Happy Birthday, Sega! Now, in the past few years, Sega made announcements of new mini consoles on their birthdate, as they had done with the Genesis/Mega-Drive Mini 2 and the Game Gear Micro, so we now we can expect a new one to be announced any second now…….. annnnnnnnnny second now…
Surprise! The announcement is that there is no announcement. According to Yosuke Okunari, as transposed by Twitter announcement translator Gosokkyu, no new mini consoles are going to be announced in 2024.
Here is the exact translated message from Okunari-san: "Speaking of Sega’s anniversary, it’s been exactly two years today since the early ...

Article : https://segabits.com/blog/2024/06/03/dont-expect-any-mini-console-announcements-this-year-according-to-sega/

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Re: Sega Saturn Heroes - Astal, Segata Sanshiro, Bug, Mr. Bones, etc
« Reply #632 on: June 05, 2024, 12:37:39 am »
This Saturn handheld borrows heavily from Sega's Project Venus prototype







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Back in 2020, Sega showed off a prototype handheld from the mid-90s.
Codenamed Project Venus, the device would ultimately become the Sega Nomad – a handheld version of the Genesis.
Inspired by Project Venus, TZMWX decided to build a custom chassis for his Saturn that mimicked the look of the original prototype.
The system utilizes a Fenrir Saturn drive emulator and VCD card as well as a 4M EXRAM card and ...

Article : https://www.techspot.com/news/103259-saturn-handheld-borrows-heavily-sega-project-venus-prototype.html

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Re: Sega Saturn Heroes - Astal, Segata Sanshiro, Bug, Mr. Bones, etc
« Reply #633 on: June 06, 2024, 01:46:31 am »
Burning Rangers gets lost 2P Co-Op mode restored with downloadable patch









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Players can control both playable characters: Shou Amabane and Tillis, in a way resembling the limited co-op mode in Sonic the Hedgehog games with Sonic and Tails, like Sonic 2, Adventure, and Mania, in which a second player can control the other character, but will need to remain on-screen at all times. The second player cannot wander too far away from the first, as there is no split-screen to keep track of both characters. Fortunately, Bo has added a teleportation function for player 2 to warp them right back to player 1’s position with the ...

Article : https://segabits.com/blog/2024/06/04/burning-rangers-gets-lost-2p-co-op-mode-restored-with-downloadable-patch/

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Re: Sega Saturn Heroes - Astal, Segata Sanshiro, Bug, Mr. Bones, etc
« Reply #634 on: June 10, 2024, 12:30:07 am »
Suchie-Pai comic by Mine Yoshizaki, from a 1995 Comic Gamest compilation.



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Re: Sega Saturn Heroes - Astal, Segata Sanshiro, Bug, Mr. Bones, etc
« Reply #635 on: June 13, 2024, 01:20:20 am »
"YU-NO: A girl who chants love at the bound of this world" is now 70% Off in the Nintendo eShop!
Sale ends on June 24, 2024.










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YU-NO: A girl who chants love at the bound of this world is a 1996 visual novel for the PC-98 by Elf.
They ported it to the Sega Saturn in 1997, adding full animation and voice acting.
In 2017 MAGES/5pb has created a modern remake of YU-NO for JP region.
It was released internationally in 2019, making it the first official English language version of the game.

Link : https://www.nintendo.com/us/store/products/yu-no-a-girl-who-chants-love-at-the-bound-of-this-world-switch/

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Re: Sega Saturn Heroes - Astal, Segata Sanshiro, Bug, Mr. Bones, etc
« Reply #636 on: June 13, 2024, 01:22:29 am »
Super-Rare Saturn Shmup Blast Wind Gets English Patch

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Technosoft's vertically-scrolling Saturn shmup Blast Wind has a new English language patch, thanks to CF.
Released exclusively in Japan in 1997, the game has become an incredibly rare collector's item and regularly changes hands for hundreds of dollars. It was rumoured to be coming to arcades under the title Inazuma Savior, but it seems the release was cancelled.
Technosoft is famous for developing the Thunder Force series. The company was already ...

Article : https://www.timeextension.com/news/2024/06/super-rare-saturn-shmup-blast-wind-gets-english-patch