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Total War: Rome 2 'Hannibal at the Gates' DLC crashes in on March 27

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 15, 2014 1:00pm PDT

The next major Total War: Rome 2 expansion is 'Hannibal at the Gates' and will introduce new playable factions, a new campaign map, new units, and more, as players can begin reenacting the great conflict between Scipio and Hannibal on March 27.


"It'd be awesome if they made politics in any way meaningful, fixed siege AI, fixed naval battles ..."

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Free-to-play Crazy Taxi: City Rush announced for mobile

By Steve Watts, Mar 14, 2014 7:00am PDT

Crazy Taxi: City Rush, a free-to-play mobile game based on Sega's classic franchise, is coming later this year.


Alien: Isolation trailer extols unscripted AI

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 13, 2014 11:00am PDT

"As soon as the player can predict a pattern in the Alien, it stops being scary," Alien: Isolation designer Gary Napper says in a new video developer diary. "Depending on cautious players are, we've seen encounters ... last well over 30 minutes in some cases, and this just c...


"Pre-Alpha footage = will look nowhere near as good as this* *Please see 'way way pre-Alpha' ..."

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How Sonic Boom is influenced by Adventure Time

By Steve Watts, Mar 12, 2014 8:30am PDT

Sonic Boom creative director Bob Rafei says that part of making Sonic into a western property is understanding that kids' pop culture requires a mixture of story and humor, and references shows like Adventure Time as examples.


"Hmm, for a second there I let myself get excited from reading the headline, but nah. As much as ..."

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Sonic Boom behind the scenes video reveals the cast

By Riccí D. Kearney, Feb 27, 2014 3:00pm PST

SEGA recently released a behind the scenes video for the new video game and Cartoon Network series.


"Hey, I got to see Cindy Robinson reading lines in the studio! She voices Amy Rose here, and ..."

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'Console Wars' movie will tell the story of Sega vs Nintendo

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 24, 2014 10:00am PST

Sony Pictures has bought the rights to Console Wars, a book that chronicles Sega's attempt at going head-to-head against Nintendo during the 90s....


"I would much rather like to see Nintendo Vs. Sony which leads to the creation of Playstation. ..."

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Creative Assembly takes its lumps over Rome 2 camel DLC

By Steve Watts, Feb 21, 2014 10:30am PST

The Creative Assembly has faced some backlash over some of its DLC units having previously appeared in pre-release videos, leading the company to issue an apology and explanation for the cut content.


"Because it sucks ass in comparison to rome 1 in almost every way that matters. Many of the ..."

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Company of Heroes 2 gets new DLC ahead of Aftermath update

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 18, 2014 2:00pm PST

Company of Heroes 2 is issuing a pair of DLC packs (free through February 22) just ahead of tonight's new Aftermath update.


"I am a big TW fan and I laughed the idea into the dirt. Two games, one SP oriented, the other ..."

- Zolneirz see all 3 comments

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F serenading Vita in March

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 17, 2014 6:00am PST

Japan's favourite virtual popstar Hatsune Miku is almost set to begin touring on Vita. Sega has confirmed that its handled version of the vocaloid songstress's rhythm game Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F will arrive on March 4. It'll support Cross-Buy with PlayStation 3 for the...


Bayonetta 2 trailer shows Platinum-level action

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 13, 2014 2:44pm PST

Nintendo concluded today's Nintendo Direct with an update on Bayonetta 2, with Platinum's sequel receiving a new trailer that shows off the title character's new character design, as well as some insight into the game's narrative. Also, it features guns! Lots of guns!


"Can I play it with a controller other than the giant misshapen tablet? That thing is ..."

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How Sonic Boom is catered to the western market

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2014 10:15am PST

Sonic veteran Takashi Iizuka says that Sonic Boom is very consciously being catered to western gamers, to the point that Sega has no plans to bring the games or cartoon to Japan.


"Home console gaming in Japan is pretty much stagnant and dead. Thats why.. pretty much everyone ..."

- RithEx see all 7 comments

Looking back at Sonic the Hedgehog's most defining moments

By Robert Workman, Feb 06, 2014 5:00pm PST

Ever since his inception back in 1991, Sonic the Hedgehog has been speeding along for Sega. From his early days on the Sega Genesis to his most...


"I agree, it was the most satisfying one to beat because of its lack of saves."

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Sonic Boom announced for Wii U and 3DS, not developed by Sonic Team

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 06, 2014 12:20pm PST

Sega has revealed an all-new Sonic game called Sonic Boom for Wii U and 3DS, which will feature a whole new look for the blue hedgehog and precede an all-new CG animated series.


"Though in this trailer the voices somehow sound better. I'm positively surprised. Bring it on."

- Kolzig73 see all 17 comments

Rumor: new Sonic game coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U

By Nathaniel Hohl, Feb 03, 2014 10:00am PST

According to a new poster ad, SEGA is already working on a new Sonic game that will be coming to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.


"I believe there's an agreement for a specific number of exclusive games (4 I think), but not for ..."

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Total War: Rome 2 Assembly Kit beta now open

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 16, 2014 6:00pm PST

Total War: Rome 2's Assembly Kit has hit Steam, giving players a chance to play around with assets and mod tools before uploading their creations to Steam Workshop.