SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

Saturn’s 3D Control Pad Has Gone Wireless

Back in November of 2021, SHIRO! reported on some exciting work in progress by two individuals (Drew Kenaz & Izzi Patrick) to make Saturn’s 3D Analog Control Pad completely wireless. After nearly 8 months, significant progress has been made, and here we’ll bring folks up to speed on how all of this came together from […]

SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2: MOVIE REVIEW (NO SPOILERS)

* THIS IS A SPOILER-FREE REVIEW WITH TRAILER IMAGES ONLY. “SONIC 2 was so much fun! It was hilariously bonkers and not remotely grounded in reality.., which is great! The film is self-aware of its outlandish premise and rolls with it to service fans with loads of Easter eggs and clever nods to the original […]

Astebros Interview – A New Game for the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive

During the last couple of years, the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive indie scene grew exponentially with more and more developers and small studios using the console as a base platform for their next title. Now this trend continues yet again, as Neofid Studios announced Astebros, an action roguelite spin-off to their 2021 release, Demons […]

SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

SATURN WASCA: Runs Heart of Darkness, Hints greater potential

Heart of Darkness garnered a lot of buzz back in the latter half of the ’90s… It was both well promoted and highly anticipated as the follow up project to Éric Chahi & Delphine Software‘s earlier Out of This World strategy/platforming adventures. Many Saturn owners looked forward to experiencing this cinematic title on their home console back […]

Retro Kevin

Wonder Boy Collection coming to Switch and PS4

InIn games and developer/publisher United Games are releasing a Wonder Boy Collection for the Switch and Playstation 4. There will actually be two different versions of this collection; a limited edition release that includes the entire* series of Wonder Boy games and a regular retail and digital release that only includes four games. Even though […]

SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

NEW Satiator Firmware 158 Update

It’s been almost a year (11 months to be exact) since the Satiator saw it’s last firmware update, so while this new may not be a big deal.., seeing the announcement from Professor Abrasive certainly caught our attention… Satiator owners may remember the last update FW157, which allowed for better handling of cards with frequent […]

SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

SEGA Saturn 27th Anniversary Game Competition

> ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE < As another year passes and we close the book on 2021, we are absolutely psyched for the SEGA Saturn 27th Anniversary Game Competition, organized by Emerald Nova and hosted by the fine folks at SegaXtreme! While this contest celebrates 27 years of Sega Saturn, it actually marks the third in […]

SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

Sega Touring Car Leaderboards Back Online!

Xiden, one of the brains behind bringing Saturn NetLink play back online over VoIP has just brought back the online features for a game that many folks may not have even realized was NetLink compatible! That’s right. Sega Touring Car Championship had several NetLink features built in, yet Sega (in true Sega fashion) did a terrible job […]

Alex Mitchell

Pseudo Saturn Kai Update Released

Although it was really meant for save game storage and RAM upgrades, it could easily be argued that the most important use of the Sega Saturn’s cartridge slot is facilitating 3rd party enhancement carts. These carts can—in addition to enabling cheat codes and providing additional save storage and RAM expansion functionality—perform the noble task of […]