Sega News


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 ..."

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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."

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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.


Company of Heroes 2 free weekend kicks off on Steam

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 16, 2014 12:30pm PST

Sega and Relic are offering a free weekend of Company of Heroes 2, running from now through Sunday, January 19.


"On one hand I'm glad to see this since I still hadn't picked this up even thought I LOVED the ..."

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How Alien: Isolation invokes more horror from one alien

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 09, 2014 12:30pm PST

Alien: Isolation is starting to make its case as to why it won't be like certain other Alien games, beginning with its smarter, deadlier xenomorph.


"Frankly, I agree with him, in this tiny Aliens Specific Arena. I'd much MUCH rather have a good ..."

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Rhythm Thief and the Paris Caper shuffles to iOS devices today

By Steve Watts, Jan 09, 2014 12:00pm PST

Rhythm Thief and the Paris Caper was released on iOS devices today for $9.99. It features more than 20 original songs and 50 missions.


Alien: Isolation coming from The Creative Assembly and Sega, stars Ripley's daughter

By Steve Watts, Jan 07, 2014 7:15am PST

Microsoft has outed Alien: Isolation, confirming long-standing rumors about the sci-fi horror game from Total War developer The Creative Assembly.


"Since there is no Wii U version to be done, it's on my lists for PC. But only if it is a good ..."

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Sega planning more free-to-play 3DS games

By Steve Watts, Dec 30, 2013 7:30am PST

Sega is preparing to release its first free-to-play 3DS game in Japan, and producer Toshihiro Nagoshi says they are already considering what might come next.


Sonic Lost World getting Nintendo-themed DLC

By Steve Watts, Dec 18, 2013 7:22am PST

Sonic Lost World for Wii U is getting two DLC packs based on popular Nintendo franchises. The first, Yoshi's Island Zone, is available now for free.


"Definitely the weirdest mashup I've seen in a while. But the footage actually looks fun."

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Filth DLC dirties up Typing of the Dead: Overkill

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 16, 2013 6:00pm PST

Son of a biscuit! A new "Filth of the Dead" DLC pack has hit Typing of the Dead: Overkill, for all you Cranky Sues looking to kick some zombie ashtray, gosh darn it.


Sonic Lost World update adds more lives, makes GamePad controls optional

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 12, 2013 4:00pm PST

Sonic Lost World had a lot of issues at launch. Sega is attempting to address at least a few of them in a new title update.


"It's nowhere near the quality of Sonic Generations. One small step for man, one giant leap ..."

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 on mobile includes cut Hidden Palace Zone

By Steve Watts, Dec 12, 2013 7:00am PST

The "Remastered" release of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 on mobile devices includes an obscure bit of gaming history: a cut zone that has been the subject of fan speculation for years.


Company of Heroes 2 gets new maps, DLC, and Steam Workshop

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 10, 2013 11:15am PST

World War 2 never ends, fought across new virtual battlefields update after update, game after game, year after year. It's raging afresh in Company of Heroes 2 thanks to a new update, which adds two new maps and Steam Workshop support for player-made maps, and another DLC ma...


"Looking to pick this up when the next sale hits. And, hopefully adding Steam Workshop will ..."

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