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Crazy Taxi Gazillionaire coming to mobile, Crazy Taxi Classic now free

Fans of the Crazy Taxi series can rejoice as SEGA has announced a new entry of the series is on its way titled Crazy Taxi Gazillionaire, which puts players in control of local taxi companies who have to fight to “take back the power from ridesharing conglomerates.” “Everyone should be able to fight against powerful ride-sharing company PRESTIGE MEGACORPORATION and …

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Mr. Metokur Announces Video Roasting the Sonic Fandom

While perhaps a B-list celebrity in some Internet circles, most of you probably are not familiar with Mr. Metokur. Is he a Kekistani hero? A villainous troll? Perhaps most famous for his involvement in the #GamerGate controversy, Mr. Metokur has since developed a reputation for deliciously biting humor directed at the more bizarre corners of the Internet. One of his …

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Review: Vanquish (PC)

t was way back in 2010 when Resident Evil mastermind Shinji Mikami's Vanquish slide-boosted its way onto the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, but today (May 25, 2017) SEGA has re-released the game on PC for a new generation to finally enjoy. Following the success of Bayonetta’s recent PC port, how does this other PlatinumGames-developed… Review: Vanquish (PC) Review: Vanquish (PC) 2017-05-25 Graham Cookson QUICK …

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SEGA of Europe President Jurgen Post to step down

SEGA of Europe has announced that its President and COO Jurgen Post, who has been with the company for 10 years, is leaving. Post directed the streamlining of SEGA’s business operations in 2012, which saw the company close offices throughout Europe and shift focus to digital titles and key franchises Sonic, Aliens, Total War and Football Manager. Post also oversaw the acquisitions of …

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Is SEGA Forever a subscription game service for mobile?

It was just a few days ago that SEGA unveiled its new “Amazing SEGA” corporate identity to help guide its future, and it seems like the company Sonic built isn’t done with big changes. We’ve learned that SEGA is close to launching a new initiative called “SEGA Forever,” and has already registered Facebook, Twitter and Reddit accounts. SEGA Forever appears to be …

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Interview: Dream IDE Reborn – giving dead Dreamcasts new life

It’s crazy to think about, but have you ever thought about the fact that consoles like the SEGA Saturn or the SEGA CD are already more than 20 years old? The Dreamcast is almost there, too. While many of these consoles have held up really well, many owners are now realizing they have a common problem – the all have CD drives. …

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Dawn of War 3 is coming to Mac and Linux on June 8

Last month, SEGA and Relic released Dawn of War for PC to critical acclaim. Many critics praised the gameplay, stating “Dawn of War III builds and maintains an organic tension that yields huge pay-offs, and there’s nothing else quite like it.” If you don’t own a PC, but still want to play Dawn of War III, you might be in luck.  …

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Endless Space 2 launches today on Steam

After a period of fine-tuning in Early Access, Endless Space 2 has hit “full launch” status and is ready for players to jump in and take on the challenge of conquering the universe as one of many distinct spacefaring civilizations. “Crafting Endless Space 2 has been a long and rewarding journey! As always, our community has been an outstanding and …

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SEGA of Japan announces new ‘Amazing SEGA’ corporate identity

SEGA of Japan have announced today a new corporate identity and video series, called “Amazing SEGA,” that will refocus the company’s “attitude and determination” going forward and also promises more surprises than ever.  SEGA said it came to this new identity by studying how the eye is the first body part to respond to an “amazing” experience. In addition to the …

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Endless Space 2: ‘eXploit’ every opportunity

Following on from last week’s ‘eXpand’ trailer, SEGA and Amplitude Studios have released the third video in their ‘4X’ series of trailers showcasing the meaning of each “X” (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate) in their upcoming grand-scale sci-fi strategy game Endless Space 2. The latest “eXploit” trailer displays the responsibility you have as the leader of your civilisation, with a …

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Shenmue and the success of ‘playing life’

As human beings with busy lives, errands, obligations, and chores, there is something enthralling about sitting down and playing a game that features errands, obligations, and chores. That was Shenmue. For those too young to remember SEGA’s hit open-world action-adventure video game for Dreamcast in 1999, Shenmue featured a young hero (you) by the name of Ryo Hazuki, who traversed …

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The Sonic 2 and Team Blast variant covers of Sonic Universe #95

Is Archie Comics cancelling Sonic?

The only reason I visit Barnes & Noble aside from reading young adult novels is because they carried the one comic book that Publix stopped stocking their magazine shelves with over a decade ago: Sonic the Hedgehog by Archie Comics. My cousin Nicholas introduced me to the comic at Border’s in the summer of 2005, five years before the Great Recession …

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