With fans anxiously awaiting word on whether Sega plans to bring the 224 song monster that is Project Diva Future Tone to the West, why should they bother with the measly 30 tracks in Hatsune Miku Project Diva X? Because this one’s got more actual game in it.
In a 21st century world of free software, powerful computers, tablets and mice, making pixel art is fairly easy! In the 1980s, though, your favourite games had to be made on expensive and highly specialised equipment.
For the past two years, Sega Japan has been hiding a coded message on the plastic bags it gives out to those who win crane game prizes. Nobody realized they contained a secret message. That is, until now.
It’s been ten years. Platinum Games was founded on August 1, 2006. Since then, the Osaka-based game company has churned out a slew of memorable titles. In a recent interview with Kotaku, Platinum Games co-founder Atsushi Inaba spoke about his past and the studio’s future.
Despite reports circulating to the contrary, the Nintendo/Sega console rivalry isn’t flaring back up in miniature form. Nintendo’s upcoming mini-NES is a brand new device. AtGames’ Sega-branded mini-Mega Drive is a shoddy emulation box that’s been around for years.
Rounding out tonight’s Comic-Con event Sonic the Hedgehog reveals is Project Sonic 2017, starring old and new Sonic, due out holiday 2017.
Announced this evening at a special event during San Diego Comic-Con, Sonic Mania back goes back to Sonic the Hedgehog’s roots again, only this time Sega’s got some top-tier retro talent coming with.
Hey, remember that cool zombie VR warehouse we told you about that Sega Japan was going to open? Where players could walk around with guns strapped to their backs and blast zombies? It’s open. And it’s...well, see for yourself.
You silly fanboys. All these years arguing over things you thought were important, like specs, and libraries, and exclusives, and controllers, wasted. Not once have you considered the most crucial thing about a video game console: how good it looks.
With 224 songs spread out across two separate game releases and a demo, the biggest problem Project Diva Future Tone for the PlayStation 4 presents to fans of Japanese virtual idol Hatsune Miku is where to start.
The name might be a bit of a mess, but Sega’s new 3DS role-playing game is anything but.
Sega Saturn disc drives are beginning to die off. Until now, it meant your machine might be useless. Thanks to engineer James Laird-Wah, Sega’s 32-bit hardware has been cracked, allowing games to be loaded via USB.
Over the decades, Japanese developers have churned out a mind-boggling number of video games. Some are good, and some are bad. These are the thirty-one most important ones.
Seamus Blackley, one of the key people involved in the creation of the original Xbox, has shared some concept images for Microsoft’s debut control pad, which date all the way back in November 1999 (the Xbox wouldn’t launch until 2001).
This week marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the first Sonic the Hedgehog game, and Tomy is celebrating with a group of plushies that recall a time when Sonic was pudgy, Dr. Robotnik was round and secondary characters were exciting additions.
Because it’s a prequel set in the 1980s, Yakuza 0 is hopefully going to be the perfect place for newcomers to jump into Sega’s story-heavy world of brutal combat and dumb-ass minigames. Because the more people who play Yakuza, the better.
Oh, you can use the Oculus Rift in one spot? And you can walk around a little square with the Vive? Sega, with plans for a virtual reality shooter that lets you run around inside a warehouse, thinks that’s cute.