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Yakuza 5 is free for PlayStation Plus owners in August

July is almost over and Sony has just released next month’s lineup of free games for PlayStation Plus owners. If you have a PlayStation 4, you can download Tricky Towers, Rebel Galaxy, and Ultratron, while PlayStation 3 owners can download Yakuza 5 and Retro/Grade for free. Here’s the full lineup from the PlayStation Blog: Tricky Towers, PS4 Rebel Galaxy, PS4 …

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Here are 3 Half life mods you should play on your Dreamcast

Half Life first released for PC in 1998 and was a revolution for FPS games; For the first time we had a deep plot with a good narrative, making us feel like we were inside a game where everything looked so believable. Besides having a good narrative, the game also had good graphics, very smart enemies, and an incredible multiplayer …

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The Requiem delivers the first Mega Visions reward

Hey, SEGA Nerds. Thank you to everyone who helped make our recent Mega Visions Kickstarter campaign a success. While promoting the Kickstarter project on the Genesis Gems podcast, I announced a stretch goal if the funding crossed 15 thousand dollars, that I would record myself playing the SEGA Dreamcast classic game Samba de Amigo in my underwear. While this promise …

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Yakuza 6 coming to Japan Dec. 6 on PlayStation 4

The “final chapter of the legend of Kazuma Kiryu” will launch in Japan on Dec. 6 on the PlayStation 4, SEGA has announced. The game’s full title is Yakuza 6: Inochi no Uta (Poetry of Life), according to Gematsu. Along with the announcement, SEGA also published a new trailer for the game. SEGA released a demo for the game in January, and …

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Sonic Mania: What we know and why you should be excited

Sonic’s full 3D debut, Sonic Adventure, may be 17 years old now, but there’s certainly been plenty of traditional 2D Sonic action to be had since then. Indeed, much of the series’ handheld output has favoured classic side-scrolling, as have the smorgasbord of fangames lovingly put together by committed enthusiasts. Hell, even SEGA themselves attempted to draw a line under Sonic’s …

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Here’s a closer look at Sonic’s level pack in LEGO Dimensions

During Sonic’s 25th anniversary spectacular, we got not one, but TWO brand new Sonic game announcements. Additionally we also got an actual preview of Sonic the Hedgehog in LEGO Dimensions, which just made us hyped even more. SEGA and LEGO released an image of what you can expect to find in Sonic the Hedgehog‘s LEGO pack, and it looks pretty …

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Seven Sonic Mania Easter eggs you might have missed

SEGA’s Aaron Webber loves to drop hints and Easter eggs throughout his social media postings and told the audience at the Sonic 25th Anniversary Party that there were plenty of Easter eggs hidden within the Sonic Mania trailer. GameXplain has done some digging and discovered some pretty interesting tidbits of information, some we picked up on when we watched the …

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Here’s some direct-feed Sonic Mania gameplay footage

We were incredibly pleased at SEGA’s unveiling of Sonic Mania last night during the Sonic 25th Anniversary Party. Sonic Mania will be coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in spring 2017, and those in attendance were able to get their grubby little mitts on a playable demo. The demo featured Green Hill Zone and Studiopolis Zone, and …

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Here’s a new trailer featuring Sonic in LEGO Dimensions

During today’s Sonic 25th Anniversary celebration, the folks from LEGO Dimensions revealed a new trailer featuring Sonic the Hedgehog. The trailer showed off Sonic blazing through Green Hill Zone and other dimensions in the game, including Doctor Who and Portal. We even got a glimpse of a LEGO Super Sonic! Sonic’s LEGO character is scheduled to be released this fall.

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Project Sonic 2017 coming to NX, PS4, Xbox One in holiday 2017

There were a ton of great announcements during the Sonic 25th Anniversary Party, ranging from Sonic Mania to the first footage of Sonic in LEGO Dimensions, but the greatest piece was saved right for the end. SEGA’s Aaron Webber was joined on stage by Sonic Team’s Takasha Iizuka to debut Project Sonic 2017. We don’t know much about the game other …

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Classic Sonic coming to Sonic Dash as playable character

It’s probably been awhile since many of you have played Sonic Dash, but a new announcement during the Sonic 25th Anniversary Party tonight might make you want to reinstall it on your phone or tablet. Classic Sonic will be added as a playable character in a new update for Sonic Dash that is live right now! Green Hill Zone will also …

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Sonic Mania coming to PS4, Xbox One, PC in spring 2017

The big announcement we’ve all been waiting for has been dropped at tonight’s Sonic 25th Anniversary Party in San Diego. Sonic Mania will return Sonic to his roots in a new 2D platformer developed in collaboration between SEGA, Christian Whitehead, Headcannon and PagodaWest. The new entry in the Sonic series will include classic levels mixed with entirely new zones and …

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