Todd wants to wish one of his favorite consoles a very happy 15th birthday: The Sega Dreamcast. He even bought an old unit and threw a little Dreamcast party, though the memories of what happened to it and what could have been are bittersweet.
This week Billy joins Sonic the Hedgehog to try out a new game on his phone. Does Sonic play just as well on a phone as on a console?
One of the most iconic figures in video game history is speeding his way back in a new adventure as Sega of America Inc. launches the much-anticipated return of Sonic the Hedgehog in Sonic Lost World ‘ now available nationwide exclusively for the Wii U system and Nintendo 3DS hand-held system. Hailed by Games Radar as "the most authentically Sonic-feeling 3D outing yet," Sonic Lost World ups the ante as the blue blur travels to a mysterious land in the clouds to face his most powerful challenge to date. Sonic Lost World once again finds Sonic’s arch-nemesis, Dr. Eggman, plotting … Continue reading Sonic Lost Worlds Races To Stores Everywhere
In addition to the news that Koch Media’s Deep Silver will be getting Saint’s Row, Metro and the Volition Studio from Bankrupt THQ, other publishers have snapped up properties and IP. Take-Two will buy the Evolve IP, outbidding the developers. German developer Crytek plans to buy the Homefront IP, as it was already signed to create the sequel. Probably the biggest news beyond Deep Silver getting Saints Row is that Relic Entertainment, developer of Company of Heroes and other strategy games, will now be a part of Sega. Reports are that Sega paid over $26 million for Relic in a … Continue reading More THQ Assets Distributed, Sega Acquires Relic Entertainment
Everything old is new again with Sonic Generations, featuring memorable gameplay and levels from classic Sonic games, reworked to play perfectly on modern systems.
SEGA of America, Inc. and SEGA Europe Ltd. today announced Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure exclusively for Nintendo 3DS. In Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure, players are immersed in the mysterious rhythmic adventure in the city of Paris, recreated in stunning 3D vision on Nintendo’s new handheld console. Pump up the tempo in early 2012 with the most mysterious musical adventure to hit the Nintendo 3DS yet. "Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure blends rhythm, puzzles and a compelling story set in one of the world’s most exciting cities in a way that has never been seen before," … Continue reading SEGA Announces Rhythm Thief For 3DS
In this week’s Time Waster Billy spends his time online with Spiral Knights. He finds the MMO strange, fun, and maybe a great way to waste time with the family instead of just your boss.
Although shooters on the Wii are rare, one series keeps plugging away at it with the release of Conduit 2. The campaign mode is a bit generic, but splitscreen multiplayer really saves its bacon.
SEGA Europe Ltd. and SEGA of America, Inc. today announced that the renowned Virtua Tennis series is scheduled to be a launch title on NGP. Developed by the original Virtua Tennis Team in Japan, Virtua Tennis 4 will mark the third time the series has been a launch title on new Sony Computer Entertainment hardware, following the successful Virtua Tennis releases at the launch of the PSP (PlayStationPortable) system and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system. "We are delighted to announce Virtua Tennis 4 and confirm the development of four further titles for the NGP, illustrating our strong support and excitement … Continue reading E3 News: Virtua Tennis 4 To Be NGP Launch Title
SEGA Europe Ltd. & SEGA America, Inc., today announced London 2012 – The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games. The officially licensed video game of the London 2012 Olympic Games will once again be published exclusively by SEGA in partnership with International Sports Multimedia (ISM), the exclusive licensee of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). London 2012 – The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games will be available for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation3 computer entertainment system, hitting stores in 2012. London 2012 – The Official Video Game of the Olympic … Continue reading Sega to cover the London 2012 Olympics