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.
With the success that Nintendo has enjoyed with the “Classic” series of its older consoles, it’s not surprising to see other companies get in on it too. For fans of SEGA who played the company’s consoles while growing up, you might be interested to learn that SEGA has recently announced the SEGA MegaDrive Mini.
Just like Mario, Sonic is one of the more recognizable and classic video game characters around. For those who are looking forward to seeing more Sonic titles, it appears that SEGA might have a new Sonic racing title in the works and have since released a short trailer teasing the game.
Now this is something that Sega fans will be excited to hear. The publisher has confirmed that it’s going to release a collection of the classic Genesis games for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC this year. However, it appears that someone at Sega jumped the gun on the announcement as the tweet confirming it was promptly deleted, only to be reposted several hours later.
Last October it was reported that movie studio Paramount had nabbed the rights to the “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie. For those wondering when the movie will be released, a report from The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that the movie has been given an official release date for the 15th of November, 2019.
The Valkyria spinoff that came out earlier this year might have disappointed fans but they’re going to be delighted with what Sega has announced today. It has confirmed that Valkyria Chronicles 4 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch is now being developed. Sega, the publisher of this title, has assured fans that Valkyria Chronicles 4 is going to be released in North America and Europe as well.
From what we’ve seen, video games that are adapted into movies rarely do well. In fact there have been many instances in which fans have been left massively disappointed, but it hasn’t stopped movie studios from trying. In fact it looks like we could be getting a new Sonic the Hedgehog movie in the future as it appears that Paramount Pictures has recently landed the rights to the movie.
If you’re a lover of classic games and grew up playing games that are considered to be classics by today’s standards, then you might be interested to learn that SEGA has announced a new gaming service called SEGA Forever which they will be launching on both iOS and Android devices.
In the gaming world, there are various games that despite there being newer and more exciting will always remain a classic. Sega’s Crazy Taxi is one of them, and for those who wouldn’t mind revisiting the good old days, you’ll be pleased to learn that Sega has since made the game free to play on mobile.
When it comes to video game characters, there are few that have the same recognition as Nintendo’s Mario, although we reckon that Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog comes pretty close. Now if you’re a fan of the Sonic franchise, it seems that we could be treated to some Sonic related news tomorrow.