Monthly Archives: September 2014

Pier Solar HD finally released!

Today; September 30th, 2013. Pier Solar and the Great Architects has finally been digitally released for PS3, PS4, Steam and Ouya. The digital versions for Wii U and X-Box One are still pending certification where as the physical Dreamcast version is still TBA. As one can not download a patch for a physical disc therefore it requires further testing to …

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Retro Review: Sonic Adventure

Good grief. Now I’m going to try and fairly review Sonic Adventure, one of the most divisive games in SEGA’s back-catalogue. While it was received very well upon its original release in 1999, its many flaws have been exhaustively laid out since. How to proceed? Should I once again lay out all of those apparent flaws along with each of …

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SEGA Nerdcast: Episode 64 (Another Dreamcast show)

We’re finishing up our month of Dreamcast celebration with a featured discussion on our favorite indie Dreamcast games, and our friends at SEGA Addicts are joining us. As always, we also talk about all the recent SEGA news including: Bayonetta 2 releases in Japan, sells like shit Resonance of Fate gets released on the PlayStation Network Pier Solar HD releases …

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SEGA of Japan opens a Puyo Puyo Quest Cafe

For a limited period of September 27th  until November 30th  SEGA of Japan is opening a Puyo Puyo Quest Cafe in Marui City, Shibuya. People are going to be able to experience a fully Puyo decorated cafe, including the mats, tables, and menu. With every purchased meal Puyo Puyo cards for Puyo Quest will be given. The most amazing part is the …

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SEGA Deals Update for September 26, 2014

Once again, here is your weekly SEGA Deals update. Doing less text this week, and most everything this week is from SEGA’s subsidiary Atlus, anyway. Besides, reading is booooorrrrring… Steam has almost the entire Total War series of games and DLC for 75% off this weekend. Atlus is having a big 3DS eShop sale. The games run pretty much the full …

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New Total War: Attila Announced

SEGA & The Creative Assembly announced today the new Total War instalment: Attila the hun! The game will be available next year. Against a darkening background of famine, disease and war, a new power is rising in the great steppes of the East. With a million horsemen at his back, the ultimate warrior king approaches, and his sights are set …

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SEGA of Japan will release Physical 3D Classics Compilation

SEGA of Japan will release a physical 3D classics compilation for Nintendo 3DS on December 18th with a 3,980 yen price (around $40). The 3D classics remaster project has received a lot of praise, including some nominations on award ceremonies as the Japanese Game Developers Awards for technical achievements. This compilation will include some wave 1 & 2 titles which are the …

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Sega Nerdcast: Episode 63 (The Drunkcast)

I’m really sorry about how late we are publishing the audio version of this podcast. Graham and I recorded it on Sept. 13, while I was still in London, but I wasn’t able to edit it until now. Anyway, in this episode, Graham and I focus on the SEGA Dreamcast, including throwing out some ideas on what SEGA could have …

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SEGA Networks enters the crowdfunding business in Japan

SEGA Networks has joined Fuji TV and Goopa to create a new crowdfunding business called Crowdrive in Japan and will begin operation in late October, according to a SEGA Networks press release. Initially, Crowdrive will focus on anime-focused projects, but it will expand to include video game projects in May 2015. SEGA Networks will handle the platform’s operations, while Fuji …

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[TGS 2014] SEGA Hard Girls Main Stage report!

The SEGA Hard Girls producer, Zhongshan Masahiro, anime Voice Actresses: Shiori Izawa (Mega Drive), Takayama Yuko (Master System), Aizawa Mai (SC-3000), and the Girl Unit Pop band took the TGS 2014 Main Stage on Saturday. The event started with Girl Unit singing the anime Opening Theme “SMILE ON YOU”. The voice cast shared some of their memories playing classic games like …

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