That felt like AGES
After launching in Japan in April, the excellent SEGA AGES version of Virtua Racing will finally come to the west on 27th June. As you can see in the trailer above, we'll also be getting SEGA AGES version of Wonder Boy: Monster Land on the same date (they're both in the 'Coming Soon' section at the end). Both ports were handled...
Now the Switch version is with us, we look back on the arcade classic...
Far more than any other factor, it was undoubtedly the advent of new hardware that propelled Sega’s arcade games to a whole new level. The ‘90s saw video games make the transition from sprites to polygons, a charge Sega led from a position of uncontested leadership despite...
A remarkable feat
Those of you who grew up in the '90s will appreciate just how amazing it is to have Virtua Racing on Switch; back in 1992, this was a cutting-edge arcade release which seemed almost impossible to convert to a home console without major sacrifices. In 2019, however, it has been transferred to the Switch in a form that is actually...
It’s hip to be square
The Sega Ages series has quickly established itself as the premium name when it comes to retro gaming on the Switch. While each release is generally more expensive than other old-school offerings on the system, it’s worth it for the pristine emulation, the extreme attention to detail and the way developer M2 improves each...
The 'Time Extension' that never happened
The news that Virtua Racing is coming to Switch – and that it promises to be the most complete version yet seen – has caused a wee bit o' celebration amongst Sega fans. Yu Suzuki's seminal 3D racing classic effectively laid the foundation f
An improved version of Virtua Racing is also expected
SEGA and M2 are doing a great job of bringing classic Mega Drive games to the Switch with the SEGA AGES series of games. As with the 3DS 3D Classics range, these aren't just lazy efforts. M2 really get into the original games source code so you know you are getting a port worthy of your time. In...
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