Throwback Bit Thursday: Skies of Arcadia

The Dreamcast was a weird little system, not because there was anything wrong with it, but because it launched in the U.S. (9/9/1999) in the midst of late gen N64 software (which looked pretty good), and the beginnings of a massive PlayStation 2 hype campaign.  The Dreamcast needed to be massive sales success in order to… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Skies of Arcadia

Peter Moore Left Sega After a Heated Exchange With Sonic’s Creator

British-American Executive Peter Moore has a long storied history in the video games industry. His time at Sega, as president of Sega of America, and at Microsoft, as Corporate Vice-President of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business division, make him an invaluable source of history, and information on the industry. What has always been more fascinating to me,… Continue reading Peter Moore Left Sega After a Heated Exchange With Sonic’s Creator

Throwback Bit Thursday: Resident Evil: Code Veronica (DC)

A failed attempt of developing a Resident Evil 2 port for the Sega Saturn ended up in the development of Resident Evil: Code Veronica. Code Veronica chronologically speaking was the true sequel to Resident Evil 2, even if Resident Evil 3: Nemesis ended up being the numbered successor to the PlayStation survival horror hit. While… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Resident Evil: Code Veronica (DC)

The Top Ten Greatest Consoles of All-Time

The PlayStation as we know it, might not have existed if Sega had partnered up with Sony when it had the chance.

Editor’s foreword: There are two separate rankings listed: The official ranking which is the ‘NER’ ranking, and the Personal Ranking. The entire list is mostly subjective, as quality of games and my experiences with said games are the biggest deciding factor in terms of ranking. However, the NER ranking takes many other things into consideration,… Continue reading The Top Ten Greatest Consoles of All-Time

Dreamcast Memories: Looking Back at Sega’s Last Console

The Sega Dreamcast turns 20 today. Sega’s last console released on 9/9/99 with a multi-million dollar marketing campaign was Sega’s last effort in the hardware business. By late 2000 rumors were that Sega would pullout of the Hardware business, and they did in 2001-02 effectively killing the Dreamcast. We won’t go in depth today into… Continue reading Dreamcast Memories: Looking Back at Sega’s Last Console

The End of a Console Era, Review of the Era and Predictions For the Upcoming War

Disclaimer: Specs and sales numbers were taken from Wikipedia.org, for the sake of accuracy, the rest of the article was written By Samuel Rivera the Editor in chief of the NER site, this article does NOT necessarily reflect the opinion of all the staff in the NER site. Only the opinions of the author are… Continue reading The End of a Console Era, Review of the Era and Predictions For the Upcoming War