Posts Tagged ‘Sega Mega Drive Classics Hub’

Classic Mega Drive ROM Hacks Hit Steam Workshop

The Sega Mega Drive & Genesis Classics Hub has now arrived on Steam, followings its announcement. For the most part it isn’t all that interesting, even if playing classic games from yesteryear via a drab virtual bedroom against eerie acoustics is your bag. No, what’s exciting is the fact that Sega have added Steam Workshop support to their library of Mega Drive/Genesis games on the platform, allowing intuitive modders to upload and share loads of ROM hacks of the classics. Here are few that caught my eye.

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Sega Mega Drive Games Getting Steam Workshop Mods

The old Mega Drive games (or Genesis, whatever) that Sega have been selling in their Classics Collections are receiving some form of mod support through the Steam Workshop later this month, which is wildly unexpected news. Sega are a bit vague on how extensive the mod support will be, so it’s not clear whether this’ll be full-on ROM hacks or something lighter. Either way, it’s exciting because most publishers are wary of anyone tampering with their back catalogue.

Oh, and this’ll all be housed in a 3D recreation of the sort of ’90s bedroom you’d see in a Sega magazine advert, because Sega always have to be a bit baffling?

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