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Sonic Mania launches on August 15th

The Ultimate Celebration of Past and Future is nearly here as Sonic goes back to his retro roots. Experience the ultimate celebration of past and future in Sonic Mania, an all-new 2D Sonic adventure running at a crisp 60FPS with HD retro-style graphics. Multiple playable characters give you the ability to go explosively fast as Sonic, soar as Tails, or power through tough obstacles with Knuckles’ brute strength. You can re-live the Sonic of the past with...

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Free DLC For Valkyria Revolution & Dark Rose Valkyrie To Help You Beat The Heat

What’s the best way to beat the summer heat? Surprisingly we’ve had two major RPG releases this season – Dark Rose Valkyrie and Valkyria Revolution and both games have a whole trove of free downloadable content on the PlayStation Store. When the thermometer breaks one of the best ways to pass the hot days is to immerse oneself in an RPG.  Fans of Idea Factory International’s recent RPG produced by development staff known for the ‘Tales of’ franchise, Dark Rose Valkyrie, can nab extra missions, a couple of...

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Virtua Tennis Is The Next Dreamcast Game To Be Added to SEGA Forever

SEGA proves that it’s still thinking when it comes to adding Dreamcast games to their new SEGA Forever service with their latest announcement. Okay, Okay – silly references to long dead advertising slogans aside – players on Android and iOS will soon be able to hit the tennis court for free with the addition of Virtua Tennis Challenge to existing line-up. Virtua Tennis Challenge is heavily based on the home console release of Virtua Tennis for Dreamcast...

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Valkyria Revolution Storms Onto The PlayStation 4 Today

SEGA’s Valkria franchise hasn’t seen an original release in North America in 7 and a half years but the beloved cell-shaded franchise returns with the PlayStation 4 release of Valkyria Revolution on PS4, Vita and Xbox One today. Eschewing the unique turn based / action focused combat system from the original titles in favor of full-on action RPG combat puts players right into the heart of the action without sacrificing the strategic elopements that helped make the...

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SEGA Forever Brings 5 Classic Titles To Mobile For Free

SEGA has announced the rumored SEGA Forever, a mobile-centric collection of classic titles spanning over 20 years of releases and three console generations.  With 5 SEGA exclusive Genesis titles available at launch – Sonic The Hedgehog, Comix Zone, Phantasy Star II, Altered Beast and Kid Chameleon – there’s quite a few different genres represented. SEGA Forever games support features like cloud saves, Bluetooth controllers, save states and offline play regardless of the player’s advertising status. As with the Crazy Taxi...

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SEGA and Atlus Bringing 9 Games To E3 2017

SEGA Europe and Atlus USA have announced that the two companies will have a combined presence of 9 titles coming to the E3 2017 Expo in Los Angeles next week. If you’re a fan of the Yakuza franchise you’ve got two brand new titles to look forward too. The sonic fan base is surely going to be pouring over every frame of Sonic Forces and Sonic Mania footage to come out from the show. Also of note...

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SEGA Releases A Free To Play Port of Crazy Taxi On iOS Devices

YEAH YEAH YEAH YEAH… Get ready to go back to 2000 with a re-release of the original Crazy Taxi on iOS. This arcade driving game hit the Dreamcast and arcade scene back in 1999 but like any classic, it’s always fun to revisit a vintage title from decades past from time to time. Challenging players to pick up fares around a fictional version of San Francisco, drivers ignore all of the rules of the road as they...

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Sonic Mania Confirmed For Release on August 15th For PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch

Sonic Mania finally has a release date after being delayed earlier this spring. Fans of rolling around at the speed of sound can pre-order Sonic Mania for PC, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch or PS4 through their system’s digital store for a suggested retail price of $25.99 Canadian (prices vary depending on region). Originally revealed during the Sonic The Hedgehog 25th Anniversary Stream last winter, Sonic Mania is the first original 2D Sonic title since 2009’s Sonic Colors...

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Vanquish Now Available On Steam

Platinum Games’ hypermobile third person shooter  Vanquish is no longer contained to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 with the release of a Windows PC port on Steam today.  Directed by Shinji Mikami of Resident Evil fame, the original version of Vanquish was released in October of 2010 and was received favorably at the time drawing comparisons to 2D bullet hell shooters. Set in the near future players take the role of DARPA agent Sam Gideon who...

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Sonic Forces Allows Players To Make Their Own Character

SEGA announced today that they will be making every early 2000s Sonic fan’s dream come true by allowing the creation of custom characters who will fight alongside the blue blur in the upcoming Sonic Forces.  These new characters will use a “third gameplay style” which combines the behind the camera fast paced motion of Modern Sonic with the 2D gameplay of Classic Sonic and the added twist of equipable gadgets. Players will be able to select a...

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Sonic Forces introduces new, third gameplay style

Today, SEGA revealed the third gameplay style in Sonic Forces is a powerful gadget touting customizable character. For the first time in the Sonic series, players can create their own original Hero Character, and customize how the character plays and how it looks. This newly revealed playstyle in Sonic Forces is in addition to the previously revealed fast-paced action of Modern Sonic and the thrilling platforming of Classic Sonic. Players will be equipping their custom Hero Character...

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Sonic reminisces in Sonic the Hedgehog #294

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #294 “Memories”: Sonic reminisces with his buddies Mighty and Ray, but Sonic and Mighty disagree on how they met.  Can their friendship survive their egos’ revisions?  Then in “Baking Bad,” Bunnie and Antoine put their competitive cooking skills to the test! Featuring cover art by Tyson Hesse and a “Kooky Kitchen variant” by Jennifer Hernandez! Script: Ian Flynn and Aleah Baker Art: Tracy Yardley, Terry Austin, Gabriel Cassata and John Workman Sonic the Hedgehog #294...

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Freedom Fighters part three in Sonic Universe #97

SONIC UNIVERSE #97 “Freedom Fighters” Part Three: Amy Rose and Cream join Sally Acorn as they seek the components needed to repair Nicole’s systems, but during their quest an old adversary reemerges! Featuring cover art by Jamal Peppers and a “Sonic and the Freedom Fighters variant” by Tyson Hesse! Script: Ian Flynn Art: Adam Bryce Thomas, Jim Amash, Matt Herms and Jack Morelli Sonic Universe #97 CVR A Reg: Jamal Peppers, Jim Amash & Matt Herms Sonic...

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Sonic needs to save the world in Champions TPB #5

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 5: CHAMPIONS It’s a Sonic battle in a championship of fighters! Shady media mogul Breezie has gotten her hands on a Chaos Emerald Sonic needs to save the world.  The only way he can get it is to fight in her televised battle royale against friends and foes alike! SONIC THE HEDGEHOG VOL. 5: CHAMPIONS collects SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #268-271. Script: Ian Flynn. Art: Diana Skelly, Ryan Jampole, Terry Austin, Gabriel Cassata & John...

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Sonic and Honey and the Sonic Man Heroes in Sonic the Hedgehog #293

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #293 Sonic and Honey are on the set of the latest, greatest(?) super hero show—Sonic Man Heroes!  But when Dr. Eggman crashes the scene, ranting and raving about creative differences, things get very interesting! Featuring cover art by comics extraordinaire Tracy Yardley and a “Arcade” variant by Sonic comics legend Patrick Spaziante! Script: Ian Flynn Art: Tracy Yardley, Terry Austin, Gabriel Cassata and John Workman Cover: Tracy Yardley and Matt Herms Variant Cover: Patrick...

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