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A Sinking Ship: the Rise and Fall of SEGA

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SEGA was founded in 1940; in Honolulu, Hawaii. Originally calling themselves “Service Games,” the company at the time produced coin-operated slot machines. But it wasn’t until more than 40 years later that the soon-to-be monolith would really establish itself in the hearts and minds of many. With SEGA SG-1000 video game console and onwards, the famous and once-king of the video ...

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Sonic Boom Is a Sonic Bust for Sega

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The blue speedster hedgehog passed his prime a long time ago, but Sonic the Hedgehog has hit a new low as sales numbers for Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal have failed to even sell 500k units between them. Eurogamer reported that the two games only hit 490,000 copies sold since their releases back in November of ...

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SEGA Hires Evan Cholfin for Filmmaking

SEGA Hires Evan Cholfin for Filmmaking

SEGA hires Evan Cholfin, former Break Media executive, for adapting its IP’s into films. Cholfin is now a top man at Stories International, which produces films, TV shows and entertainment for digital platforms. Cholfin is experienced in these areas, as he was previously a part of Break Media. The company created a variety of successful video series and websites such as ...

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Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd Receives New DLC

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd Receives New DLC

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd is the latest rhythm game to star the Japanese vocaloid star. As such, Sega has released some new DLC for the title, and has more coming vey soon. The first bit of DLC content has already been released. The set features six holiday based costume modules for various characters. The six characters receiving Christmas ...

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PlayStation Turns 20

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Sony PlayStation was released 20 years ago today on December 3rd, 1994. The 20th anniversary of PlayStation does two things to a person: make you feel really old and make you think back on the history of PlayStation and its impact on the gaming world. Many aren’t aware, but PlayStation actually got its start as an addition to the Nintendo ...

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New Total War: Attila trailer shows how the game handles assaults

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A new trailer for Total War: Attila was released, showcasing the game’s fire effects and how it will handle assaults against settlements. The first thing you’ll be able to see is the city of Londinium burning. According to the developers, fires can break out in cities due to burning projectiles or marauding soldiers. Once a fire is started, it can spread ...

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Here is Alien: Isolation’s reviews round-up

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Alien: Isolation will officially launch in just two days – October 7th; worldwide – on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. Being confident in developer The Creative Assembly’s latest work, publisher SEGA had sent out review-copies and codes beforehand, and here’s what journalists have been saying. We’ll first start with the most positive scores, and ...

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Konami announced their IgroMir line-up

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Konami will show Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and PES 2015 at IgroMir, Russia’s largest computer and video gaming event. According to the publisher, the event takes place in Moscow, from the 2nd of October to the 5th of October. IgroMir also incorporates this year’s edition of the Russian Comic Con. For Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom ...

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Sega will release Sonic Boom on Wii U one week earlier in the US

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Sega is preparing to release two new Sonic games this fall: Sonic Boom Rise of Lyric on Wii U and Sonic boom: Shattered Crystal on 3DS. The games are prequels to the upcoming “Sonic Boom” animated series. Who would have though back in the 90’s, when the console wars between Nintendo and Sega was at its peak that twenty-something years ...

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Alien: Isolation survival mode revealed

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Creative Assembly teases Alien: Isolation’s survival mode through a brand new trailer. You might wonder, since the game is basically a survival-horror, what makes this mode different? This question is answered in the trailer, but let me summarize it for you before you start watching. The Survivor mode is comprised from a series of standalone challenges, in which time and ...

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