Welcome to Sega Retro, a project from the people behind Sonic Retro. We aim to cover everything possible about Sega from the 1940s to today. We currently are working on 29,816 articles and have many more that are requested to be worked on.
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29 July 2022
We have more than 7,500 Sega games
documented, from the slot machines of old to the cutting-edge titles of today. Every known release from every region of the world, both licensed and unlicensed
, for computers
, consoles, handhelds
and everything in between.
, covers, manuals, media and promotional material
, as well as internal documents you were never meant to see
; Sega Retro has a huge library of high quality scans dating back to 1945
and the database grows every day.
Audio and video
Hundreds of singles and albums, audiobooks, television broadcasts and even a few stage shows, not to mention the company's fondness for karaoke and its two house bands.
Including people, companies, history, toys, merchandise, secrets, venues, events, technical information, interviews... and Hello Kitty, McDonalds employee.
On this day, July 30...
July 30 (
- 1987 - Family Computer Game Hisshou Hou Series 43: Fantasy Zone, a book, is released in Japan.
- 1988 - Sega-Game Daisakusen Part 2, a book, is released alongside Megumi Rescue and Thunder Blade for the Sega Master System in Japan.
- 1989 - Sega Game Attack Manual Book Super Daisenryaku, a book, is released in Japan.
- 1991 - Advanced Daisenryaku: Deutsch Dengeki Sakusen Koushiki Guide Book, a book, is released in Japan.
- 1993 - NBA Playoffs: Bulls vs Blazers, Ecco the Dolphin, and Kishi Densetsu are released for the Sega Mega Drive alongside Jurassic Park (8-bit) for the Sega Game Gear, and Bari-Arm, Cyborg 009, and Silpheed for the Sega Mega-CD in Japan.
- 1998 - Angelique Duet, BackGuiner: Yomigaeru Yuusha-tachi: Kakusei-hen Guiner Tensei, Dream Generation: Koi ka? Shigoto ka!?..., Lovely Pop 2 in 1 Jan Jan Koi Shimasho, Ojousama Tokkyuu, Saturn Music School 2, and Waku Waku Monster are released for the Sega Saturn in Japan.
- 2001 - Soldier of Fortune is released for the Sega Dreamcast in Australia.
- 2003 - Sakura Taisen Super Kayou Show Zenshuu II: Shin Takarajima, a CD for the stage play Sakura Taisen Teikoku Kagekidan Hanagumi Super Kayou Show "Shin Takarajima", is released in Japan.
- 2004 - Space Harrier is released for EZweb (Java Phase 3) compatible phones through Sega's Sega Ages portal in Japan.
- 2007 - Asian Dynamite is released in Arcades for the Sega NAOMI board alongside Sonic no Jigen Ressha for i-mode 70x compatible phones through Sega's Sonic Cafe portal in Japan. Dynamite Headdy is released for the Wii Virtual Console in North America.
- 2008 - Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! is released in Japanese Arcades for the Sega NAOMI board.
- 2009 - Crossword no Mori 3: Kotonoha no Yukue is released for i-mode 90x compatible phones through Sega's Puyo Puyo! Sega portal alongside Puyo Puyo 7 for the Nintendo DS in Japan.
- 2010 - WCCF 08-09 Senjutsu & Data Book, a book, is released alongside Sega System 16 Complete Soundtrack Vol. 1, a CD, as well as Ami No. 3, a medal game, being released in Arcades in Japan.
- 2013 - Galaxy Force II & Thunder Blade Original Sound Track is made available to download from Amazon and iTunes in North America and Europe.
- 2014 - Shinobi Original Soundtrack is made available for the Mora streaming platform alongside Fuuin Yuusha! Mine Tou to Sora no Meikyuu for iOS in Japan.
- 2015 - Abyss Odyssey: Extended Dream Edition is released for the PlayStation 4 in Europe and Australia.
- 2020 - Bare Knuckle IV is released physically for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in Japan.
- 2021 - Phantasy Star Online 2 Fashion Catalog 2019-2021 Completion, and to the Future, a book, is released in Japan.
Released on this day
- 1987: Family Computer Game Hisshou Hou Series 43: Fantasy Zone (Book, JP)
- 1988: Sega-Game Daisakusen Part 2 (Book, JP)
- 1988: Megumi Rescue, Thunder Blade (Master System, JP)
- 1989: Sega Game Attack Manual Book Super Daisenryaku (Book, JP)
- 1991: Advanced Daisenryaku: Deutsch Dengeki Sakusen Koushiki Guide Book (Book, JP)
- 1993: Jurassic Park (Game Gear, JP)
- 1993: Bari-Arm, Cyborg 009, Silpheed (Mega-CD, JP)
- 1993: NBA Playoffs: Bulls vs Blazers, Ecco the Dolphin, Kishi Densetsu (Mega Drive, JP)
- 1998: Angelique Duet, BackGuiner: Yomigaeru Yuusha-tachi: Kakusei-hen Guiner Tensei, Dream Generation: Koi ka? Shigoto ka!?..., Honkaku Pro Mahjong Tetsuman Special, Langrisser IV, Lovely Pop 2 in 1 Jan Jan Koi Shimasho, Ojousama Tokkyuu, Puyo Puyo Sun, Saturn Music School 2, Waku Waku Monster (Saturn, JP)
- 2001: Soldier of Fortune (Dreamcast, AU)
- 2003: Sakura Taisen Super Kayou Show Zenshuu II: Shin Takarajima (CD, JP)
- 2004: Space Harrier (EZweb (Java Phase 3), JP)
- 2007: Sonic no Jigen Ressha (i-mode 70x, JP)
- 2007: Asian Dynamite (NAOMI, JP)
- 2007: Dynamite Headdy (Virtual Console, US)
- 2008: Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! (NAOMI, JP)
- 2009: Crossword no Mori 3: Kotonoha no Yukue (i-mode 90x, JP)
- 2009: Puyo Puyo 7 (Nintendo DS, JP)
- 2010: WCCF 08-09 Senjutsu & Data Book (Book, JP)
- 2010: Sega System 16 Complete Soundtrack Vol. 1 (CD, JP)
- 2010: Ami No. 3 (Medal game, JP)
- 2013: Galaxy Force II & Thunder Blade Original Sound Track (Amazon, US)
- 2014: Fuuin Yuusha! Mine Tou to Sora no Meikyuu (iOS, JP)
- 2014: Shinobi Original Soundtrack (Mora, JP)
- 2015: Abyss Odyssey (PlayStation 4, EU)
- 2020: Streets of Rage 4 (PlayStation 4, JP)
- 2021: Phantasy Star Online 2 Fashion Catalog 2019-2021 Completion, and to the Future (Book, JP)
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- We have lots of game pages that are in desperate need of more information. If you know your way around some of these games, help us out by telling us how to play or what to expect. We also have many pages that still need to be made.
- We are always on the lookout for high quality, unmarked, genuine game media scans. If you notice a poor quality or missing scan of a game you have, please help by making a scan and replacing the bad one.
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- From another country or speak another language? Help us by providing otherwise difficult-to-get information about Sega in mainland Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America, or by translating texts.
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