Sega News


Sonic returning to TV in fall 2014 with 'Sonic Boom'

By Steve Watts, Oct 02, 2013 10:30am PDT

Sonic the Hedgehog is getting ready for a return to TV, with a new CG-animated series titled Sonic Boom. It will debut in fall 2014.


Company of Heroes 2 getting free maps today

By Steve Watts, Sep 24, 2013 7:05am PDT

Company of Heroes 2 is getting two free maps today, and the producer has teased an upcoming Theater of War update that will let you play in 1942 from the German perspective.


Sonic Lost World preview: running strong

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2013 9:00am PDT

Sonic Lost World on Wii U and 3DS continues to look like a much more solid 3D Sonic effort by introducing a new parkour system, organically using nostalgic environments, and taking advantage of both the Wii U and 3DS hardware.


"I think it's real weird how much they look like they're cribbing from Mario Galaxy for this ..."

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Bayonetta: Bloody Fate is new anime coming to Japan this year

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2013 7:42pm PDT

Bayonetta is getting an anime adaptation. Bayonetta: Bloody Fate is a new anime from GONZO. It will air in Japan this November.


"Oh great a Gonzo joint. There goes any hope of it being any good."

- Xeenos see all 2 comments

Sega purchases Atlus parent company Index for $141 million

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2013 8:30pm PDT

Sega has reportedly purchased Index Corporation, parent company of publisher Atlus, for 14 billion yen ($141 million).


"The new Rome game looks fucked up, but that may be all CA's fault."

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Total War: Rome II patch reduces AI turn times

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 17, 2013 7:00am PDT

The AI spending ages thinking through its turn isn't Total War: Rome II's only problem, but it is one you'll encounter awfully often. The second big patch hit today, with changes including reducing the AI's turn time, bug fixes, bags of balance tweaks, and more.


"If they really do fix this game I'm sure I'll pick it up somewhere down the line. I love the ..."

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Go Dance uses iOS FaceTime for body tracking

By Steve Watts, Sep 12, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Sega has launched an iOS dance game, Go Dance, that uses the built-in cameras to track upper body movement. It launched with two songs, and two more available for purchase.


"That seems like a huge invasion of my privacy and the NSA agents will watch me dance and that is ..."

- et72 see all 3 comments

Total War: Rome 2 launch 'totally unacceptable' says creative director

By Steve Watts, Sep 10, 2013 9:30am PDT

Total War: Rome 2 creative director Mike Simpson has apologized for the launch issues and laid out some plans for how to address them.


"Wish granted from the day Shogun2 released. I guess Sweetnutz doesn't look at the UI much, ..."

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Yakuza: Restoration coming to PS4 and PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 09, 2013 12:34am PDT

Sega is working on yet another Yakuza game. And once again, it'll be a PlayStation exclusive. Yakuza Ishin (Restoration) will be coming to both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in time for the Japanese launch of the PS4.


Soul Sacrifice Delta and Phantasy Star Nova announced for Vita

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 08, 2013 11:28pm PDT

Sony just announced a number of Japanese games for Vita, proving that their handheld is more than an indie gaming mecca. First up is Soul Sacrifice...


Total War: Rome 2 weekly patches start this Friday

By Steve Watts, Sep 04, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Total War: Rome 2 is getting an update on Friday to address crashing and hardware conflict problems. It will be the first of planned weekly updates for the immediate future.


"I like the weekly updates over just one giant patch every month. "

- kelerian see all 5 comments

Total War: Rome 2 video shows off multiplayer features

By Steve Watts, Aug 26, 2013 3:00pm PDT

The Creative Assembly has given a closer look at some of Total War: Rome 2's new multiplayer features, with a Let's Play hosted by one of the multiplayer designers.


Sonic Lost World Deadly Six Edition introduces NiGHTS-inspired world

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 22, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Dr. Eggman hasn't been able to take down Sonic, so Wizeman of NiGHTS into Dreams is ready to take a crack at it in Sonic Lost World's Deadly Six Bonus Edition.


"Then I have to pick it up for the 3DS then. I don't touch my Wii enough anyways. "

- Alpha Geist see all 5 comments

Yakuza: Restoration announced, focuses on Meiji era

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2013 4:00pm PDT

Sega has teased a new Yakuza spin-off, which appears to play on the Japanese restoration period that lasted from the late 1800s to the early 1900s.


"Another cool Yakuza spin off game that won't come to the states, great."

- JeanLucAwesome see all 3 comments

Castle of Illusion HD coming September, PS3 pre-order includes original

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2013 10:00am PDT

Castle of Illusion HD is coming September 3 to PS3, and September 4 to PC and 360, for $14.99. Pre-ordering on PSN will net you the original game with some other goodies.