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New Genesis brawler ‘Paprium’ now available for pre-order

Watermelon Games has finally taken the wraps on its long awaited Genesis Streets of Rage style, beat ’em up Paprium and is now accepting pre-orders. Paprium was formerly known as Project Y, and you can pre-order the game in a Limited or Classic Edition that is scheduled to begin shipping Sept. 16.  The limited edition costs $89 and comes in …

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Yuji Naka tells his story of offending Yu Suzuki in a recent interview

For a long time, Yuji Naka and Yu Suzuki worked tirelessly to deliver top notch video games for SEGA. At one point during their tenure at the company, there was a falling out between the two men. In a recent interview with Yuji Naka, he revealed the interaction between the two pioneers. Naka: But one time we had a big …

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Valkyria Revolution launches June 27 in Americas, June 30 in Europe

We finally get a release date for Valkyria Revolution! Ever since Valkyria Azure Revolution was released in January in Japan, western fans have been waiting to hear when it will be coming to their shores.  Earlier today, SEGA revealed that Valkyria Revolution will launch June 30 in North America and June 27 in Europe. Pre-orders and launch copies of Valkyria …

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Eternal Champions sequel could become a reality

Possible good news fighting game fans! It looks like Michael Latham, the creator of Eternal Champions, wants to create a new game in the franchise – if a post on the Shoryuken.com (SRK) foums is to be believed. A user on the SRK forums by the name of ‘EternalChampions2018’ posted this, with a link to a voting page: “Greetings FGC. “Michael …

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Spark: The Electric Jester gets a release date

Spark: The Electric Jester has been one of our more anticipated SEGA-inspired Kickstarter games. It’s heavily inspired by Sonic, but it does more than enough to stand on its own and be its own game. It was originally supposed to release months ago, but developer LakeFeperd has released the above video to announce that it’ll release on Steam on April 6. No …

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Puyo Puyo Tetris now priced at $29.99 on Nintendo.com

When SEGA announced Puyo Puyo Tetris would release at retail in the West on the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, we were pretty excited … that is until we noticed the curious price differences between the two versions. You see, the PS4 version was priced at $29.99, while the Switch version was $10 more expensive at $39.99. We suppose SEGA …

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Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap adds Wonder Girl

Earlier today, Lizardcube has revealed their new character to Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap, Wonder Girl. The reveal came from this PS Blog post by Lizardcube’s co-founder Ben Fiquet. Here is what Ben had to say about the addition of Wonder Girl. The Lizardcube and DotEmu teams loved the original game so much that we decided to team up and restore it, creating …

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[Update] Amazon is cancelling Persona 5 pre-orders on PS4

Persona 5 is slated to release in the next couple weeks on the PlayStation 3 and PS4, and fans are already getting hot and bothered at the prospect of playing the next entry in the series.  But they might need to check their emails because we’ve learned that Amazon is apparently cancelling pre-orders for the regular steelbook and “Take Your Heart” …

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New Sonic Forces gameplay released

Fresh off their panel at SXSW, the people over at SEGA have released the gameplay footage they showed of Sonic Forces on the Sonic YouTube channel. The game is said to run on the brand new Hedgehog Engine 2 and will have three features in the game. The video shown was that of Modern Sonic. It is also revealed that …

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Cave Story Mega Drive Edition is nearing completion

Back in July, we reported that the indie classic Cave Story was getting ported over to the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis. At the time, the game was still in its early stages, but now it’s nearing its completion. The latest version includes some slightly upgraded visuals, which you can check out in the video above. Can’t wait until the final version …

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