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Review – Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, a unique perspective

Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice releases later this month, but as it so happens, we here at SEGA Nerds never did a formal review of the original 3DS Sonic Boom title- Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal. I personally blame Chris for this oversight. Anyway… The problem now is that you’ve likely seen everything you need to know about whether Shattered Crystal …

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Here’s the design for the Persona 5 SteelBook Launch Edition

Last week, ATLUS and SEGA released Persona 5 in Japan, and while it’s unfortunate that Western fans won’t be able to play until February 14th, there is some new information to tide you over. ATLUS recently revealed the design for the Persona 5 SteelBook® Launch Edition, which looks fantastic. On one side you have the main cast in their “regular” clothing, …

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ATLUS apologizes for the unlocalized Japanese text found in the English version of Shin Megami Tensei IV

Today, ATLUS and SEGA released Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse across the west. Prior to the game’s release, ATLUS announced that some unlocalized Japanese text made its way into the final build of the game. ATLUS immediately issued an apology and explained the reason for the error. First, we’re human. This is important, so before you start writing that angry …

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Bayonetta is getting an amiibo to commemorate Bayonetta 2’s second anniversary

Bayonetta 2‘s second anniversary was today, so Platinum Games decided to celebrate the occasion with a special announcement! “Hello everyone! How’re you doing? This is Yusuke Hashimoto (@PG_y_hashimoto), director of Bayonetta 2, with some exciting news for Bayonetta fans. We’re coming up on Bayonetta 2’s second anniversary, and what better way to commemorate the occasion than with a new figure? …

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Here’s a closer look at Rez Infinite’s Area X

Following the release of Child of Eden,  Rez dev Tetsuya Mizuguchi slowed down and stopped making games. Once Virtual Reality started to catch on, Mizuguchi couldn’t help himself but come back to the industry. “After Child of Eden, I felt the limitation of technology…Like, using the Kinect technology was awesome, and we made a PlayStation 3 version with a 3D TV, …

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Yakuza 6’s latest trailer showcases the different PlaySpots

Earlier this month, we reported on the different types of activities that you’ll get to partake in when Yakuza 6 comes out this December. During last week’s Tokyo Game Show, SEGA showed off some of those activities in a brand new trailer, which you can check out above. I’m pretty stoked to amass a horde of cats. Which activity is …

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SEGA released more details about Yakuza 6’s prologue

For Japanese gamers (and for those of you who import), Yakuza 6 will be coming out this December. Since the release date isn’t too far away, SEGA has released some more interesting details regarding Yakuza 6‘s story and gameplay. Check it out below! Via Gematsu: ■ Prologue A New Life Laying before Kiryu, who rushed to the hospital, was Haruka, …

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Puyo Puyo Chronicle’s latest trailer shows off its RPG elements

Last month, SEGA announced a new Puyo Puyo game to commemorate the game’s 25th anniversary. During this week’s Tokyo Game Show, SEGA released a new trailer that shows off more details regarding its RPG elements. In the trailer (which features Misako Uno and singer Chiaki Ito), you’re introduced to things like dungeon crawling, battling, co-op gameplay, and more. Puyo Puyo Chronicle …

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SEGA admits they lost focus on quality during the Wii era

For the past two years, SEGA has been hard at work on trying to bring fans top-quality games and it definitely looks like they’re headed in the right direction. Before that, SEGA had some trouble focusing on quality and instead signing a lot of titles that would make profit in the short-term. In a recent interview with MCV, SEGA of …

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Review: Starburst Slot

Today not many people remember Charles Fey, but the millions of people who try their luck on slot machines should be very grateful to this 19th century engineer who first invented the machines that so many find irresistible to play. It was his introduction of the Liberty Bell machine in 1895 that created the blueprint for virtually every slots machine …

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SEGA once refused TecToy’s monochromatic portable device

Released in 1990 in Japan and in 1991 in the U.S., the Game Gear was very superior from a technical standpoint compared to the Game Boy. Containing a full-color screen with a landscape format and a unique library, it’s widely considered one of the best, albeit flawed, portable systems of our time. However, the Game Gear had some problems, like short battery …

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