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Sega teases new Project Sonic 2017 concept art

Just a couple days prior to Sega’s planned announcement at SXSW 2017, the official Sonic The Hedgehog facebook and twitter accounts have teased new concept art for the highly anticipated Project Sonic 2017. A big reveal is expected on March 16th at the official Sonic SXSW Panel from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The panel’s overview on the SXSW website reads: Dive into the world of …

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A Virtual-On and Index crossover game is coming to PS4 and PSVita

When it comes to Virtual-On, there hasn’t been much love for the series from SEGA since the early 2000s. The latest announcement from SEGA may have you excited or slightly confused. In a brand new trailer released by SEGA, it was announced that a game crossover between Virtual-On and Index is in the works. Titled A Certain Magical Virtual-On, this action …

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Floigan Bros. developers help release DLC

It’s been ages since I’ve last played Floigan Bros. on the Dreamcast. I actually don’t even technically own it despite having it sitting on my shelf alongside my other Dreamcast games. When Graham came to visit me several years back, I took him to a retro game store where we found a load of brand new Dreamcast games. I bought …

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Top 5 SEGA original Xbox exclusives that deserve ports on Steam

Back in 2015, SEGA ported Sonic Lost World to PC via Valve’s Steam service. That same year, Gamasutra reported that John Clark, VP of Commercial Publishing for SEGA Europe, was pleased to bring Sonic Lost World to PC. Clark made the following statement; “This is the latest in a string of high quality PC ports of past SEGA titles that we …

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New Sonic Mania footage featuring Green Hill Zone Act 2

The official Sonic YouTube channel has released a brand new video showcasing Green Hill Zone Act 2 from Sonic Mania. This video has Aaron Webber providing commentary as a Sega executive plays as Sonic. The beginning shows a speed run of the first act. The transition between acts are the same as in Sonic 3 & Knuckles. They introduce new mechanics, …

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SEGA Nerdcast: Episode 110 (Going berserk over SEGA)

In this week’s episode, Chris and Graham discuss: SEGA games coming to Xbox Game Pass More SEGA games available on PlayStation Now ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove coming to Nintendo Switch Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap’s release date revealed Featured Discussion: Will the Switch ultimately be Nintendo’s Dreamcast? Duration – 52 min. @ 25 MB Review us on iTunes | Subscribe to our …

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First set of Persona 5 DLC’s schedule released

With less than a month until Persona 5’s release, Atlus has released the dates for the first set of DLCs for Persona 5. This come from an update on the official website. The current list is incomplete with the West to have more information coming soon. Some DLCs include costumes from past Persona games as well as Atlus’ very own …

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Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap release date revealed

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap has been one of our most anticipated games that will be released this year, and when LizardCube announced it’d also be coming to the Nintendo Switch, our excitement grew to an almost fever pitch. We’ve now learned that the game will release on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Switch on April 18 and on …

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13 SEGA games are coming to PlayStation Now

Calling all PlayStation Now users! Starting today, you can play 13 SEGA games that have been added to PlayStation Now’s library. Here’s the full list:  Alex Kidd in the Miracle World Altered Beast Comix Zone Fighting Vipers Golden Axe Revenge of Shinobi Sega Bass Fishing Sonic Adventure Sonic Adventure 2 Sonic the Fighters Sonic Unleashed Super Hang-on Virtua Fighter 2 …

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SEGA has acquired Crytek Black Sea, establishes Creative Assembly Sofia

This week, SEGA has announced its full acquisition of Black Sea Studio and naming the new team Creative Assembly Sofia. The acquisition adds 60 employees under the Creative Assembly banner, which brings the company to over 500 employees. Creative Assembly studio director Tim Heaton had this to say about the acquisition:   “Now in our 30th year of games development, …

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Taking a look at some of the best Genesis games

Getting hold of a game is a simple process today. Just hop on to a platform like Steam and you can purchase and download the game to your PC or console instantly, using any number of payment gateways available. Rewind 30 years, and it wasn’t as straightforward as it is now. You would have to queue outside your local game store …

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Senile Team announces Dreamcast platformer Intrepid Izzy

Senile Team, the developer behind games such as Rush Rush Rally Racing and Beats of Rage, has announced a new action-adventure platformer called Intrepid Izzy that will be released on the Dreamcast and PC.  Intrepid Izzy’s “gameplay and graphics are like a wonderful marriage between classic and modern gaming,” reads its official website. “Explore a colourful and imaginative world as …

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Review: Ghost Blade HD (PS4)

While the Saturn may be the undisputed king of shooters, shmups, bullet hell games or whatever you want to call them, its successor is no slouch in that department either. Indeed, the Dreamcast is home to many notable examples of its own, some of which were spawned by the indie… Review: Ghost Blade HD (PS4) Review: Ghost Blade HD (PS4) …

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Hi-sCool! Seha Girls Blu-Ray and DVD Combo will release in the west on May 30th

Recently, Discotek Media announced on their facebook page that Hi-sCool! Seha Girls—the complete series (episodes 1-14), is expected to release in North America on May 30th via a Blu-Ray and DVD combo pack. Hi-sCool! Seha Girls is an anime television adaption of the light novel series and video game in which goddesses are re-imagined as classic Sega gaming consoles of the 1990’s. Description: Three girls meet for the first time …

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Yoot Saito gives GDC presentation on Seaman development

Yesterday, Seaman creator Yoot Saito gave a post-mortem presentation on the development of the game at the Game Developers Conference. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to attend, but thanks to some awesome folks on Twitter who live-tweeted the presentation, we were able to gain some insight into how Saito first came up with the idea for Seaman and some other really …

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