Sega is a name that is undoubtedly familiar to many gamers. The company has been responsible for some very memorable arcade games, and over in Japan, the company operated an entire building in Akihabara, Tokyo where it housed many popular Sega arcade games, but it looks like it’s the end of an era.
When Paramount first released the trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog movie, it was met with immediate backlash over the design of the character. This was because the character looked nothing like what fans of the video game franchise knew and loved, which led to the movie being delayed while they reworked the design.
Movies that are based on video games tend to get a bad rep. However, it seems that with the Sonic the Hedgehog movie, it looks like Paramount might have a hit on their hands because according to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, the movie just broke a record for video game movies where it managed to rake in $68 million over four days.
Earlier this year, the official trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog movie was released and it featured a very weird looking Sonic. This was met with massive backlash from the internet, which prompted the studio to delay the release of the movie while they went back to the drawing board to fix the character’s design.
When the Sonic the Hedgehog movie’s poster was first revealed, many expressed disappointment with how the character looked, especially since it looked nothing like what many gamers were familiar with. This was made worse when the trailer was released, confirming that the look was indeed real.
As many of you have probably heard or seen by now, there will be a movie released later this year based on SEGA’s Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. Based on the promo images and the recently released trailer, many seemed to have negative reactions to the way Sonic look where he seemed a little strange.
Sega has announced at the Sega Fes 2019 that it’s going to release a retro version of its Sega Genesis console. It’s going to arrive later this year. The console will be called the Sega Genesis Mini in the United States and the Mega Drive Mini in Japan. It will come with 40 games built-in when it arrives on September 19th, 2019.
Last year it was confirmed that in 2019, a live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie would be released. For those wondering what the movie could look like, a series of leaked images might have clued us in. This is according to a post on Hamagami / Carroll, Inc.’s website where the alleged promo images might have leaked online.
A Sega arcade classic is making its way to the Nintendo Switch. It has been confirmed that Out Run will be released for Nintendo’s gaming console as part of the console’s Sega Ages lineup. The 3D driving game will be joining the lineup on the Japanese eShop before the end of this year. Some details are missing from the announcement, though.
Earlier this year SEGA unveiled Team Sonic Racing, which is essentially the company’s take on games like Mario Kart where it features a bunch of characters from different SEGA franchises racing against each other. SEGA did not mention when the game would be released, save for a loose winter 2018 timeframe, but now it seems that it might only come in 2019.
If you have been waiting for the Mega Drive Mini from Sega then there’s some bad news. You’re going to have to wait for it a little bit longer. The company has officially confirmed through its Twitter account that the global release of the Mega Drive Mini has been delayed to 2019. The Mega Drive Mini is a miniature version of its classic console which was expected to be widely […]
If classic games are your thing, then you might be interested to learn that SEGA has announced that it will be bringing its SEGA Genesis Classics onto the Nintendo Switch. This collection was actually announced earlier this year and also launched for competing consoles like the PS4 and Xbox One, but now it looks like Switch gamers will be able to get in on the action.
Earlier this year, SNK unveiled the Neo Geo Mini. Given the popularity that Nintendo has had with its “Classic” series of re-released consoles, it wasn’t a surprised to see other companies attempt to follow in their footsteps. The release proved to be a success in Japan, where it quickly sold out.
It would appear that SEGA is working on a new Sonic racing game, at least according to a leak by Walmart which revealed the game earlier than expected. For those who are wondering about it, wonder no more because SEGA has since officially announced the game via the release of a teaser trailer.
If you’re looking forward to playing more racing games on your Nintendo Switch, it appears that someone at Walmart might have gotten ahead of themselves and posted a listing for Team Sonic Racing, an upcoming racing game from SEGA featuring none other than Sonic. The game isn’t exactly a secret as we have been hearing about it for a while, but we reckon SEGA would have preferred to announce it […]
Sega’s Yakuza franchise has been quite popular down in Japan and only recently has its popularity been increasing in the West as titles from the series are gradually making their way to the market. The first releases from the Yakuza series have arrived on the PlayStation 4 in the West and those who played them have missed out on the earlier versions. They will be happy to know that remasters […]
Last month the folks at SNK teased that they were preparing the launch of a new mini console based on the Neo Geo. Shortly after alleged leaked images made their way online and for those wondering about it, wonder no more because SNK has officially taken the wraps off what they are calling the Neo Geo Mini.
SEGA’s Sonic franchise features some of the most popular and recognizable characters in video game history, and while gamers these days might be more focused on current titles, it seems that gamers are proving to be a nostalgic bunch because according to SEGA, Sonic Mania has managed to sell 1 million copies to date.
In today’s console landscape, we’re looking at pretty much just three brands: Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. However it wasn’t always these three companies as back in the day, other companies such as SEGA was also part of the console landscape, along with the likes of Japanese company SNK.
SEGA has released several classic games years ago and many of them are still relatively popular and fondly remembered even today. The good news is that if you’re looking to play some of them again, you might be interested to learn that SEGA has officially announced that they will be bringing several classics onto the Nintendo Switch.