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SEGA of America and Atlus will be at Anime Expo 2016 in LA

This year’s E3 featured a number of great showings by SEGA and Atlus, including some awesome presentations for Yakuza 0 and Persona 5. Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice, King of Fighters XIV, and Rock of Ages II were also at their booth, and you could have tried out the demos for yourself. Atlus and SEGA have recently announced that the …

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Watch the first Mega Visions cover come to life

Did you get a chance to check out the early “ruffy” version of the launch cover of Mega Visions we published couple days ago? If not, you have to check out this video where Mega Visions cover artist Rob Duenas and I talk through him going through the initial stages of creating the ToeJam and Earl cover. We discuss his history working …

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Shenmue III’s team celebrates the campaign’s first anniversary with a new video

It’s hard to believe that it has already been one year since that fateful day, when Shenmue fans heard the announcement that they’ve been waiting 15 years to hear. Sony’s Adam Boyes brought out Yu Suzuki to thunderous applause, and announced that Shenmue III was finally coming out. One year later, Suzuki-san celebrates the team’s one year anniversary with a video …

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New Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice Trailer

This week, SEGA showed off a new trailer for Sonic Toon: Fire & Ice (AKA Sonic Boom, for us western folk). The trailer showcases a lot of high-speed action and the new fire and ice abilities. Otherwise, you’ll probably just want to watch the trailer rather than read me ramble on about it. Besides, the commentary is all in Japanese, …

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Road Rash’s spiritual successor launches Oct. 15 for PC and Jan. 15 for Xbox One and PS4

During the 1990s, racing fans has the pleasure of experiencing Road Rash on their SEGA Genesis. The first game was updated for later SEGA consoles/peripherals, including SEGA CD and SEGA Saturn. A spiritual successor to Road Rash was announced back in 2014, which became quite successful on Kickstarter. Road Redemption‘s release date was pushed back for good reason. “We decided …

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Former Xbox designer shares some concept art of the original controller that resembles the Dreamcast

Before Microsoft became the video game juggernaut that it is today, the concept of the Xbox was still in its early stages in 1999, when the Dreamcast reigned supreme. Former Xbox designer Seamus Blackley recently shared some concept art for the original controller to the Xbox, which bears a striking resemblance to the SEGA Dreamcast’s controller. Blackley gained some insightful …

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Check out an early look at the first Mega Visions cover

In the latest Mega Visions’ Kickstarter update, we reveal an early look at the cover art for our launch issue that Mega Visions artist Rob Duenas is working on. As you can see, this issue will feature ToeJam and Earl! Our cover story will focus on Greg Johnson’s long journey to create a follow-up to this beloved series with ToeJam and …

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Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE producer defends Atlus’ localization decisions

Censorship in video games is nothing new. We’ve seen it in games like Mortal Kombat, Duke Nukem 3D, The Last of Us, and Silent Hill: Homecoming, among others. We recently discussed the censorship in Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, where articles of clothing were altered prior to a western release. GameSpot recently interviewed Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE producer Hitoshi Yamagami about the controversy …

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The next Sonic game is launching in 2017

Sonic the Hedgehog officially turned 25 over the weekend, and a special event to celebrate that momentous occasion was held to reveal a couple of interesting announcements. Sonic Team head Takashi Iizuka officially announced that a new Sonic game was happening and that it will be released next year. A more detailed announcement about the next Sonic game will be …

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Former SEGA of America President Tom Kalinske, Marketing Director Al Nilsen join Mega Visions

Earlier this week, we officially launched our very own digital SEGA/Atlus magazine, Mega Visions. Follow our announcement, we promised that we had some very special surprises up our sleeves, and we’re super proud to announce that the former SEGA of America President Tom Kalinske and Marketing Director Al Nilsen have joined the Mega Visions team! “Tom and Al will take …

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SEGA celebrated Sonic’s 25th birthday with an awesome video

Sonic the Hedgehog officially turns 25 today, and SEGA decided to release a sweet video to celebrate. The video explains Sonic’s history with a chronological timeline and a short description of each title that was released for Sonic the Hedgehog. The video even pokes fun at Sonic ’06 with a “Now Loading…” caption! Check out the video above!

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