SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

New Saturn Mini-Cast Series: SHIRO! Editor’s Corner

Any SEGA Saturn fans out there..? This one’s for you! SHIRO! Media Group recently launched a new bi-weekly nostalgia-packed Saturn podcast series called Editor’s Corner. (in addition to the existing mainline SHIRO! podcast). Dave & Peter, editors of SHIRO! MAGAZINE, look back on their teenage memories of the console’s hardware, games and marketing. Join them […]

SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

NEW PLAYSTATION / SATURN 2D ENGINE ANNOUNCED!

On Wednesday Aug 3, 2022, Gabriel Pyron announced a NEW 2D Game Engine in the works for both PlayStation and Saturn, created by Tiago Cabral (aka TiagoSC), the same individual who ported Sonic the Hedgehog to the Super Nintendo, through a custom 2D Engine. Original Announcement… In the video upload (shown above) Gabriel demonstrates the […]

SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

TOKYO HIGHWAY BATTLE ’97: SATURN ENGLISH TRANSLATION

Back in May of 2022, Malenko, the one who brought us the English patch for Fire Pro Wrestling 6 Men Scramble, started working on another English patch for Shutokou Battle ’97, also known as Tokyo Highway Battle on PlayStation in the US. After roughly 3 months (and much help from the Sega Saturn community) the […]

SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

VOXEL Drops New Trailer for Sonic X-Treme SAGE ’22

UK based Saturn homebrew developer, VOXEL, has just released a NEW teaser trailer (below) for the upcoming SAGE ’22 hosted by SFGHQ (Sonic Fan Games HQ). Here’s VOXEL’s NEW TRAILER showing the game running on REAL SEGA SATURN HARDWARE… Back on April 1st, we reported on this new and exciting project that was surprisingly NOT […]

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 […]