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1 October 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 changing diapers.
On this day, October 2...
October 2 (
- 1995 - Sanou Kaihatsu Series 2 Suuryou - Keisan and Sanou Kaihatsu Series 3 Hikaku - Bunrui are released for the Sega Pico in Japan. NHL All-Star Hockey and World Series Baseball are released for the Sega Saturn in North America.
- 1997 - Sonic Jam Official Guide, a book, is released alongside Can Can Bunny Extra, Goiken Muyou: Anarchy in the Nippon, Mouri Motonari: Chikai no Sanshi, Samurai Spirits Amakusa Kourin, Winning Post 2 Final '97, and Zenkoku Seifuku Bishoujo Grand Prix Find Love for the Sega Saturn in Japan.
- 2000 - Sakura Taisen 2 Tettei Kouryaku Guide Zouho Kaitei ban, a book, is released in Japan. Street Fighter Alpha 3 is released for the Sega Dreamcast in France while Urban Chaos is released for the Sega Dreamcast in Germany. ESPN International Track & Field is released for the Sega Dreamcast in Australia.
- 2001 - Sonic Action 4 Pack is released for Windows PCs in North America.
- 2002 - Virtua Fighter 4 Evolution Perfect Guide, a book, is released in Japan.
- 2003 - Puyo Puyo is released for EZweb (BREW 2.0) compatible phones through Sega's Sega Ages portal in Japan.
- 2007 - Bare Knuckle III is released for the Wii Virtual Console in Japan.
- 2008 - Shining Force EXA Mobile is released for EZweb (BREW 3.1) compatible phones through Sega's Puyo Puyo! Sega portal in Japan. Samba de Amigo is released for the Wii in Australia.
- 2009 - Let's Tap: Silent Blocks is released for iOS in Japan.
- 2012 - NiGHTS into Dreams is released for the PlayStation 3 in North America. Sonic Adventure 2 is released for the PlayStation 3 in North America, South Korea, and Taiwan.
- 2013 - Sega Sound Unit (H.) 1st Album is made available to download from Amazon and the Mora streaming platform alongside Sonic Lost World: Wonder World EP, also for Mora streaming platform, as well as Shining Force Gaiden: Ensei Jashin no Kuni e for the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in Japan.
- 2014 - Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is released for the Nintendo 3DS in Germany.
- 2015 - Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master, a vinyl album, is released in the United Kingdom.
- 2018 - Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise is released for the PlayStation 4 in North America, Europe, and Australia.
- 2020 - The Joker amiibo is released in North America.
Released on this day
- 1995: Sanou Kaihatsu Series 2 Suuryou - Keisan, Sanou Kaihatsu Series 3 Hikaku - Bunrui (Pico, JP)
- 1995: NHL All-Star Hockey, World Series Baseball (Saturn, US)
- 1997: Sonic Jam Official Guide (Book, US)
- 1997: Can Can Bunny Extra, Goiken Muyou: Anarchy in the Nippon, Mouri Motonari: Chikai no Sanshi, Samurai Spirits Amakusa Kourin, Winning Post 2 Final '97, Zenkoku Seifuku Bishoujo Grand Prix Find Love (Saturn, JP)
- 2000: Sakura Taisen 2 Tettei Kouryaku Guide Zouho Kaitei ban (Book, JP)
- 2000: ESPN International Track & Field (Dreamcast, AU)
- 2000: Urban Chaos (Dreamcast, DE)
- 2000: Street Fighter Alpha 3 (Dreamcast, FR)
- 2001: Sonic Action 4 Pack (Windows PC, US)
- 2002: Virtua Fighter 4 Evolution Perfect Guide (Book, JP)
- 2003: Puyo Puyo (EZweb (BREW 2.0), JP)
- 2007: Bare Knuckle III (Virtual Console, JP)
- 2008: Shining Force EXA Mobile (EZweb (BREW 3.1), JP)
- 2008: Samba de Amigo (Wii, AU)
- 2009: Let's Tap: Silent Blocks (iOS, JP)
- 2012: NiGHTS into Dreams, Sonic Adventure 2 (PlayStation 3, US)
- 2013: Sega Sound Unit (Amazon, JP)
- 2013: Sonic Lost World: Wonder World EP (Mora, JP)
- 2013: Shining Force Gaiden: Ensei Jashin no Kuni e (Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console, JP)
- 2014: Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo 3DS, DE)
- 2015: Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master (Vinyl, UK)
- 2018: Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise (PlayStation 4, US)
- 2020: Joker (Toy, US)
You can become a part of the Sega Retro community in several different ways:
- Sign up for a Sega Retro account and become part of our group of editors (If you have a Sonic Retro account please use the same username for your account here)
- 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.
- Log on to Discord and join #sega, our dedicated channel
- 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.
- Short on ideas? Visit the "to do" page
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