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  • Blog Post: Castle Of Illusion Is This Week’s PlayStation Plus Game

    Sega’s redesigned classic, Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse ( our review ), is this week’s Instant Game Collection title. If you’re a PlayStation Plus member, you’ll be able to download the title after the store updates tomorrow afternoon. As a reminder, today is your... More
  • Blog Post: Company Of Heroes 2 Gets Standalone Armies And Maps This June

    Relic Entertainment’s World War II real-time strategy title, Company of Heroes 2, is getting some new DLC. The upcoming Western Front Armies add-ons are standalone additions to the game, bringing two new nations to the war. According to Eurogamer , The Western Front Armies adds the United States... More
  • Blog Post: Yu Suzuki Reminisces About Shenmue, Expresses Interest In Shenmue 3

    Yu Suzuki, the mind behind Shenmue, spoke today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco about how his vision came together. The project was ambitious from its beginnings, but Suzuki was always after something grandiose. After joining Sega in '93, Suzuki's early work was creating arcade... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Financial Projection Slides On Pachinko Shortfall

    Sega Sammy has revised its financial projects for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014. The company cites a postponement of pachinko and pachislot sales machines into the new fiscal year as the reason for the adjustment. The company is now anticipates closing the fiscal year with net income totaling... More
  • Blog Post: Seth Rogen Making Film About The '90s Console War

    Actor Seth Rogen ( Pineapple Express, Knocked Up ) and writer/director Evan Goldberg ( This Is The End ) have signed on to make a movie detailing the '90s console war between Sega and Nintendo. Sony optioned the movie rights to a book by Blake Harris called Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo And The Battle... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Gives Mario Characters A Sonic Boom Redesign

    Earlier this week, Sega unveiled the next entry in the Sonic franchise, Sonic Boom . It offers one of the most substantial redesigns the blue blur has ever experienced, and an artist decided to see how Mario and friends would look with a similar redesign. The piece comes from artist Andrew Dickman who... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Sega Claims Toy Fair Poster Revealing New Sonic Game 'Incorrect'

    Update: Sega has weighed in on the rumors of a 2015 Sonic game headed for Wii U, Xbox One, and PS4. The publisher has identified the information as "incorrect." Senior community manager Kellie Parker shared the news on the Sega forums . "The recent information coming out of Nuremburg Toy... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Comes To Mobile With Touch Of Shenmue

    Sega has announced that a mobile "sequel" to 2012's Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is available now. The iOS and Android version adds new modes, 75 new events, and a new World Tour. The title supports controllers on both iOS and Android, making the experience feel more like a... More
  • Blog Post: ToeJam & Earl III Now Available On Dreamcast

    ToeJam & Earl III began its life as a Dreamcast exclusive before Microsoft snapped it up for Xbox. Someone has found the unreleased Dreamcast version of the game, and made it available online to download for anyone who is interested. According to the poster, ZakhooiTM on Assembler Games , where the... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic And Friends Speed Onto Vita For Free With PlayStation Plus

    This week’s PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection title sticks with the racing theme that makes up half the entries this month. Sega’s blue blur spin dashes onto the Vita with Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed . This title takes players through memorable Sega-themed courses, including... More
  • Blog Post: Learn Sega's Entire History In A Minute

    Did you know that Sega was founded in 1940 as a slot machine company, or that Sonic the Hedgehog was designed to be a Mario killer? You do now. The historians at Lore in a Minute! put together this video, which quickly runs down Sega's history in under 60 seconds. More
  • Blog Post: Sega Working On More Stereoscopic 3D Updates To Classic Games

    Stereoscopic 3D versions of classic Sega titles Super Hang-On and Space Harrier released recently for the 3DS, and depending on their success, more could be on the way. More confirmed titles are already on the way for North America and will be releasing this month including Altered Beast, Ecco the Dolphin... More
  • Blog Post: Temporal Duality: An Album In Tribute To Sonic the Hedgehog CD

    Twenty years since Sonic the Hedgehog CD release on Sega CD, OC Remix has put together a three-disc album with both Japanese and American compositions, and according to their site, the album Temporal Duality is coming out today. Overclocked remix allows artists from the community to share remixes of... More
  • Blog Post: Major Total War: Rome II Patch Fixes Numerous Problems

    Creative Assembly has released a new patch for Total War: Rome II that adds features and fixes persistant issues. This patch allows players to choose their graphics options and improves the framerate for the extreme graphics setting. It also fixes several AI problems, including the weak enemy sieges... More
  • Blog Post: New Persona 3 The Movie: #1 Spring Of Birth Trailer Appears Online

    The latest trailer for the currently Japan-only Persona 3 The Movie: #1 Spring of Birth will look familiar to anyone who has played the film's source material game. In the trailer you'll see, what appears to be, a very close approximation to the the game's opening in movie form. Persona 3... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Releases Typing Of The Dead: Overkill On Steam

    Over the weekend, we shared with you a teaser that appeared on Sega’s Facebook Page. Now the blanks have been filled in, and Typing of the Dead: Overkill is out on Steam. The original Dreamcast title was a goofy spinoff of Sega’s classic House of the Dead light gun series. Instead of shooting... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Teasing Something Happening To 'Guts' October 29

    An image just appeared on Sega's official Facebook page with the cryptic message, "On October 29th guts will be _______." There are seven blank characters for whatever word is meant to finish out the sentence. Commenters on the Facebook post are putting forward guesses like something related... More
  • Blog Post: Trademark For Alien: Isolation Appears

    20th Century Fox has filed a trademark for Alien: Isolation that covers video games and other doodads. Apart from covering what we hope is a video game, the trademark also covers eyeglasses, "mobile software applications," ringtones, decorative magnets, and more. Although the trademark was... More
  • Blog Post: Atlus Expresses Gratitude To Fans In First Post-Acquisition Announcement

    Earlier this week, we reported that Atlus parent Index Corporation had been acquired by Sega Sammy . Fans were left wondering how this would affect the publisher and its North American arm, which is responsible for localizing Japanese titles. Today, we have good news. In the first post-acquisition announcement... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Sega Sammy To Acquire Atlus Parent Index Corporation

    Update: Sega has issued a press release confirming the acquisition of Index Corporation. The document cites three reasons that the acquisition is a good fit for Sega, who has suffered financial hardships and layoffs as recently as April. Things started turning around after the House of Sonic purchased... More
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