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Big Blue Kickstarter undergoes big changes

With eight days left in its Kickstarter campaign, Big Blue has only managed to receive about $52,000 in pledges against its $665,000 goal. The likelihood of the game receiving its full funding at this point is pretty low, and realizing this Ed Annunziata, the game’s creator, has published an update to announce some big changes. The Ecco the Dolphin creator plans …

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SFTW: If Sonic worked at Sonic’s

In this week’s SFTW (Something for the Weekend) we have a humorous little comic strip – about what would happen if our favourite blue hedgehog worked at Sonic’s. And for all of you outside of the US, who don”t know what “Sonic Dive-in restaurant” (to give it’s more official name) is – it’s a fast-food chain in America, based in …

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Towa no Tsurugi coming to Android this May and iOS in July

Back on February 14 (2013), SEGA announced that SEGA Networks (it’s mobile gaming division) would be collaborating with Tokyo-based, Aiming Incorporated, on some future smartphone games, under the name ‘SEGA x Aiming’. The first game announced was Towa no Tsurugi – an online multiplayer, isometric (sort of), 3D, action-shooter RPG. Back in February, SEGA opened up pre-registration for the game …

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Insert Coin shows off its latest SEGA merch

Forget all about those silly Kawaii clothes the Japanese are getting soon because Insert Coin has just revealed some new SEGA-themed clothes of its own! The new clothes are inspired by the Sonic series and SEGA All-Stars Racing Transformed. The new set includes some sexy Sonic Speed leggings, some pretty cool Sonic T-shirts, a Space Channel 5 tank top and a …

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Sonic Athletics makes you (literally) run for your money

A new Sonic title, Sonic Athletics, has been revealed, but before you either pee your pants with excitment, or panic that SEGA’s going to ruin your childhood again with another shoddy 3D title (which ever emotion you usually go through at a Sonic game announcement) this is not a standard Sonic game for a home console or handheld. Sonic Athletics …

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Second SEGA Pluto prototype found… at a flea market

The other day we reported on the existence of the SEGA Pluto, a prototype of the Saturn, which included features like the Netlink adapter built-in. The Pluto was revealed to the world by a former SEGA employee, who said that (apparently) only two prototypes of the machine were ever made. Well it turns out that a Destructiod reader, kidvid666, owns one of …

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New tops added to Kawaii line-up

When the Kawaii line-up of SEGA-inspired clothing was announced about a week ago, we saw the incredibly cute Dreamcast backpack, and a couple days later were artwork for some new shirts. Today, Rakuten, the site where the clothing is available for pre-order, released photos of models actually wearing the new shirts. There’s two Dreamcast inspired designs, one tank top and one …

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Shenmue’s Tomato Convenience Store music gets the OC ReMix treatment

Dale North from Overclocked ReMix has done a smashing job remixing the Tomato Convenience Store music from Shenmue, with ‘Tomato Tomahtoh’. Dale commented on OC ReMix: “I’m sending in my latest Shenmue remix of the Tomato Convenience Store theme jingle. I call it “Tomato Tomahtoh” and I think it’s pretty silly. It’s sort of a spiritual successor to my “Come …

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Nerdcast added to Stitcher streaming app

In our ongoing attempt to make the SEGA Nerdcast available on every damn platform possible, I’m pleased announce our podcast is now available on Stitcher. Not familiar with Stitcher? It’s a lovely app, which is available on both iOS and Android, and allows you to stream the podcast whenever you’d like. No longer do you have to fiddle with that …

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Godsrule: War of Mortals now playable on a browser near you

Today SEGA announced that Godsrule: War of Mortals has launched. The free-to-play browser-based game, co-developed with Gogogic, had its beta earlier this year, but now it is available for all to play. Woo! If you don’t know about Godsrule, it’s a sort of quasi-MMO isometric strategy game. Players are tasked with building up their villages/towns (a bit like Age of …

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Former SEGA employee reveals Pluto system

A former SEGA employee going by the name of Super Magnetic revealed a long-lost console that not too many people even knew existed on the Assembler Games forums today. Don’t get too excited because it wasn’t meant to be an entirely new generational entry in SEGA’s console lineage. Dubbed the SEGA Pluto, the system is essentially a Saturn with Netlink …

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Kazuma takes some time off to golf

In one of the stranger crossovers to date, Yakuza’s Kazuma Kiryu will become a downloadable character in Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational on the PlayStation Vita, according to Siliconera. He’ll cost about $5 and will include new voice samples. I’m not sure if this new version of Hot Shots Golf is scheduled to make its way to North America and …

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RadioSEGA hosting 24-hour fundraiser for charity

I have to be honest, we’re complete saps for good causes, and we were just informed our friends at RadioSEGA plan on hosting another SEGATHON fundraiser for charity. The inaugural event, which was held in November 2011, raised nearly £750 for BBC’s Children in Need campaign. SEGATHON 2 will begin at 10 p.m. UK Time on May 24 with proceeds being …

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SEGA teases new Project DIVA

SEGA seems to be very much like the girl I sit next to at work, teasing me with her very tight tops, these days – what with teasers for games such as Castle of Illusion. And now, the company has posted up another new teaser website. Not much is known about it, all that is shown is a date – …

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