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  • Blog Post: Valkyria Chronicles Lives On With New Entry And Remaster

    When 2008’s Valkyria Chronicles arrived on Steam last year , fans of the strategy series found new hope that it would live on. After making a splash on PlayStation 3 with the initial outing, the franchise moved to PSP for its second and third entries. The most recent didn’t even make it to... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Drops Full-Year Profit Outlook By 68 Percent

    Sega has reported its half-year financials, and while things look good at the half-year, rougher times are ahead. Despite being ahead of last year in operating income and profits, the company has dropped its outlook for the full year. For the six months ended September 30, Sega sales trailed last fiscal... More
  • Blog Post: Alien: Isolation - The Collection Bundles Up All The DLC Today

    Last year’s Alien: Isolation delivered creepy androids, desperate humans, and one sneaky Xenomorph. If you happened to have missed it, you’re getting a chance to snap it up with all of its DLC. Alien: Isolation - The Collection includes both missions starring Ellen Ripley (played by Sigourney... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic Adventure 2 Almost Had A Branching Narrative

    A new episode of Did You Know Gaming looks at Sonic Adventure 2 and explains the game's poor audio and Shadow's back-story. Other interesting tidbits includes the development teams issue with parking tickets, and the game's apparent inspiration from a Japan-only game starring an anthropomorphic... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Sammy Cutting 200 Jobs In Its Pachinko Division Due To Poor Sales

    Sega Sammy Holdings (the result of the merger between the two companies that focuses primarily on arcade machines) is soliciting "voluntary retirement" on around 200 jobs. The unfortunate loss of jobs is a result of poor sales in Sega Sammy's typically very profitable pachinko and pachislot... More
  • Blog Post: Warhammer 40K Dawn Of War Series Is Free To Try On Steam This Weekend

    There are a ton of Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000 games coming out soon, but two of the best have been out for some time. Relic Entertainment’s Dawn of War real-time strategy series is free to try on Steam this weekend. You can play both Dawn of War and Dawn of War II (and all their expansions... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Puts Brakes On Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice Until 2016

    Sonic Boom didn't exactly set the world on fire when it released in late 2014, but Sega clearly saw potential in the concept. The publisher announced that the 3DS would be getting a sequel, Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice, in 2015. Now, Sega has revealed that the game is slipping past that timeline, moving... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Reports Dramatic Financial Decreases In First Quarter FY2016

    Sega’s first quarter of the current fiscal year is covered in red. The company reports dramatic decreases in sales, with operating and net income both plummeting into negative territory. Net sales dropped 41.2 percent to ¥52.9 billion ($426 million). Operating losses were ¥9.5 billion ... More
  • Blog Post: Pokémon Creator's Elephant-Themed Action Platformer Stampedes Onto Consoles Tomorrow

    Pokémon creators Game Freak and Sega are set to unleash a commando elephant on the unsuspecting public. This colorful, SNES style action platformer puts players in the role of a militarized pachyderm who joins a human war at the behest of his former colonel, whose hometown is being invaded. With... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Sega Says It's Learned From Atlus, Will Restore Trust With Fans

    When Sega acquired Atlus in 2013 , there were fears that the niche publisher would be transformed by its new parent. Through nearly two years of releases and an unwavering commitment to loyal fans, those concerns have largely been abated. What few (if any) foresaw was that Atlus wouldn’t just thrive... More
  • Blog Post: Wage Total War For Free In Six Different Games This Weekend

    Sega is inviting you to make war, not love this weekend. The best part is that you don’t need to spend a dime. The publisher is making available six of The Creative Assembly’s Total War games through Sunday at 10 a.m. Pacific / 1 p.m. Eastern. During this period you can enjoy the games at... More
  • Blog Post: Alien: Colonial Marines Lawsuit Coming To Close, Class Certification Denied And Gearbox Dismissed

    In April 2013, two plaintiffs brought a case against Sega and Gearbox alleging "bait and switch" tactics related to the advertising and sale of Alien: Colonial Marines. Earlier this month, a judge declined the plaintiffs' motion to certify as a class, which would have grouped many of the... More
  • Blog Post: These Sega Classics Have Never Looked More Awesome

    Five talented artists have teamed up to turn some popular Sega games into bona fide works of art, and you can see them all right here. Art gallery Cook & Becker commissioned the works, which include beautiful takes on Streets of Rage (seen above), Jet Set Radio, Phantasy Star, Golden Axe, and Shinobi... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Announces Alien: Isolation Shipments Of 2.1 Million, Blames ‘Harsh Market Environment’

    Sega announced its financial performance for the year ending March 31, 2015 today. The company posted net losses of ¥11.26 billion ($93.9 million) down from from profits of ¥30.72 billion ($256.1 million) last year. The company also suffered from a 54.3 percent drop in operating income indicating... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Closing Some Mobile Games, But Isn’t Saying Which

    Sega has announced today that it will be closing a number of its mobile offerings. The titles slated for delisting will be removed from the Apple App Store, Samsung App Store, Google Play Store, and Amazon App Store. There’s just one problem. We don’t know which games are being terminated... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Will Not Have Its Own Booth At E3 2015

    We have some bad news for Sega fans (and, especially those holding out hope for a Shenmue announcement at E3). The company has confirmed to Game Informer that it will not have its own booth at the show next month in Los Angeles. Sega will be teaming up with some of its partners, though. So you might... More
  • Blog Post: Terror On Your Bookshelf: Alien Isolation Tapped For Action Figure Line

    You hid in closets, ducked under beds, and did everything in your power to not see the xenomorph in Creative Assembly's Alien: Isolation video game. How would you like to look it in the face every day? Toy manufacturer NECA is bringing Alien: Isolation's terrifying nemesis to the action figure... More
  • Blog Post: Learn How The Mega Modem Gave Sega Genesis Downloadable Games In 1990

    The Sega Genesis was ahead of its time in many ways, including online connectivity. The Mega Modem in Japan and Sega Channel in the United States gave Genesis players the ability to buy and download games well before the Internet was commonplace in everyone's home. The latest video from Did You Know... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic 2, Gunstar Heroes, And Streets Of Rage 2 Getting 3D Remasters For 3DS

    Sega's 3D remastered series is getting a few new additions for 3DS. Sega's 3D remastered series takes classic games and adds stereoscopic 3D effect, widescreen, and new modes and features. Previous titles that have been remastered this way for 3DS include Sonic the Hedgehog, Fantasy Zone, and... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Bandai Namco, Sega, And Capcom Mash-Up Project X Zone Getting A Sequel

    Update: Project X Zone will be making its way to North America. You can check out the English version of the trailer directly below. For North America, the game is apparently losing the Brave New World subtitle and will also be releasing in fall of this year, just like the Japanese version. Original... More
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