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Following on from the stupendous success of the NES Mini and SNES Mini that Nintendo launched in previous years, Sega has announced that it's going to do much the same with its Mega Drive/Genesis console. The Mega Drive Mini was shown off during Sega's FES 2018 stream and it looks adorable.

Based on the first-generation Mega Drive, it features all of the main styling points of the original console, including its chunky power switches and large, "16-bit" logo on the front. It's of a similar size to the SNES Mini, though we don't know whether the internal hardware is comparable.

Source : https://megagames.com/news/sega-launch-its-own-mega-drive-mini

First Products to be Officially Unveiled at CES 2018

POMONA, CA, December 19, 2017– Acknowledging the continual growth of the retro-gaming market, Retro-Bit, a premier publisher and manufacturer of classic gaming products, today announced a licensing agreement with SEGA of America to produce accessories for SEGA’s gaming platforms, including but not limited to the SEGA Genesis, SEGA Saturn and SEGA Dreamcast.

The first products and concepts under the agreement include several accessories that feature the same great quality as their original Sega counterparts like the original console port, but also with modern upgrades such as a USB® port for PC compatibility and Bluetooth® wireless technology. These new products are slated to debut in the Innex booth #21023 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center during CES 2018.

“With retro gaming on an upswing, we are pleased to offer officially SEGA licensed accessories in their original format as well as apply the innovative classic gaming enhancements that have become the hallmark of Retro-Bit,” said Titi Ngoy, President and CEO at Innex Inc. the exclusive distributor of Retro-Bit. “We’re excited to unveil the first of these new products and concepts at CES, and do so alongside an exciting 2018 product catalog.”

Source : http://retro-bit.com/retrobit-announces-sega-partnership
The original programmer of the Genesis/Mega Drive version is working on an unofficial patch to fix some of the more frustrating elements of the game, add save functionality and much more! Looks pretty epic so far!

Source: http://gbatemp.net/threads/sonic-3d...om-original-programmer-21-years-later.487038/
Finally the long awaited project Y by watermelon got a name : Paprium.
The game is now available for preorder here :


Here is a new release of FBA for saturn, the emulator is more stable and contains more consoles/games emulated :

Sega Master System (Faze)
Sega Master System (CZ80)
Sega Game Gear (Faze)
Sega Game Gear (CZ80)
Sega SG-1000
Bank Panic
Combat Hawk
News (set 2)
News (set 1)
Green Beret
Mr. Goemon (Japan)
Pirate Ship Higemaru
Penguin-Kun Wars (US)
Pang (World)
Super Pang (World 900914)
Block Gal (MC-8123B, 317-0029)
Wonder Boy (not encrypted)
Gardia (317-0006)
Flicky (128k, System 2, not encrypted)
My Hero (US, not encrypted)
TeddyBoy Blues (315-5115, New Ver.)
Pitfall II (not encrypted)
Wonder Boy Deluxe
Pengo (set 2 not encrypted)
Star Jacker (Sega)
Rafflesia (315-5162)
Zaxxon (set 1)
Super Zaxxon
Vigilante (World)
Bomb Jack (set 1)
Nova 2001 (US)
Ninjakun Majou no Bouken
Wonder Boy in Monster Land (Jap New)
Puck Man (Japan set 1)
Robo Wres 2001
Black Tiger
Tiger Heli (bootleg, set 1)
Perfect Billiard
Free Kick (bootleg set 1)
Counter Run (bootleg set 1)
Gigas (bootleg)
Gigas Mark II
Slap Fight (bootleg set 1)

download : http://vberthelot.free.fr/fba_beta3/fba_beta3.7z
source code : https://github.com/vbt1/fba_saturn