The Story of Sega's First Console (And It Wasn't The Master System)

On July 15, 1983, the Famicom was released in Japan. The console, later rebranded in the West as the Nintendo Entertainment System, would go on to change video games forever. Did you know, though, that the Famicom wasn’t the only gaming system released on that day? It was joined on shelves by the SG-1000, the very… » 3/30/15 9:40am Monday 9:40am

The NiGHTS Statue Of Your Dreams

The next statue in First 4 Figures' Sega All-Stars line is a character from a game too good for a proper sequel. NiGHTS Into Dreams was perfect, and the statue follows suit. » 3/24/15 2:09pm 3/24/15 2:09pm

Dreamcast Theme For Nintendo 3DS Reopens Old Wounds

Look, I know, Sega and Nintendo have been working together for years. Doesn't matter. There's something about this that still blows my mind. » 3/18/15 1:00am 3/18/15 1:00am

The Most Unappreciated Platformers of the '90s

Super Mario World, Sonic The Hedgehog, Crash Bandicoot, Banjo Kazooie — the number of platforming series and characters that rose to stardom in the '90s was notably the highest in gaming history. Truly a golden age. But for every new Mario game there was always a few lesser-known titles waiting in the wings. Those… » 2/25/15 11:00am 2/25/15 11:00am

Oh Hey, A Total War Game That Isn't Broken

I am a massive Total War fan, but that fandom comes with the knowledge that the games are far from perfect. And near the top of the list of things wrong with Total War has long been the series' janky AI. » 2/24/15 7:30pm 2/24/15 7:30pm

I Can't be The Only One Who Wants Yakuza Zero in English So Badly

While there's no word on a western release for the upcoming Yakuza 0, the latest trailer was just too awesome not to share. With English subtitles no less. » 1/22/15 7:30am 1/22/15 7:30am

Fans Plan to Release Phantasy Star Online 2 So Sega Doesn't Have To…

What do you do when you're a flagging game company that has managed to create a successful sequel to a beloved MMO? You release it in as many markets as possible. Unless, of course, you're Sega—then you just announce it and go silent for two years. A group of fans are looking to change that by building their own… » 1/16/15 3:43pm 1/16/15 3:43pm

Hatsune Miku Charms Western 3DS Owners This May

Drunk on the success of its virtual idol rhythm games on North American and European PlayStation 3 and Vita, Sega prepares to conquer Western 3DS owners in May with Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX. » 1/14/15 1:30pm 1/14/15 1:30pm

Shooting Incident Outside Sega Exec's House

Hajime Satomi, the CEO of Sega Sammy, is one of Japan's richest individuals. And early this morning, there was a frightening gun incident at his house. Thankfully, the Sega exec and his family were not at home. » 1/14/15 4:00am 1/14/15 4:00am

Total War: WARHAMMER Accidentally Announced

People have been expecting this for over two years now, but Creative Assembly and Sega have finally gone and announced a Total War: WARHAMMER game. In about the most anticlimactic way possible. » 1/13/15 8:00pm 1/13/15 8:00pm

More Than You Ever Wanted To Know About The Sega Dreamcast

The latest from the video game trivia masters at Did You Know Gaming? tackles Sega's ill-fated but fondly remembered Dreamcast—from inception to downfall. » 1/11/15 5:15pm 1/11/15 5:15pm

Long-Lost Sega Commercial Is Almost TOO 90s

This 28-minute Sega CD commercial, masquerading as the pilot episode of a teen TV series, hasn't been seen in decades. Almost as though it's been waiting, beneath the dirt, for the world to finally be ready and able to process just how 90s it was. » 1/04/15 8:00pm 1/04/15 8:00pm

2015 According To 1995 Game Alien Soldier

Neon Genesis Evangelion with its armageddon and Back to the Future II with the hoverboards are just weak compared to Treasure's 1995 side-scroller Alien Soldier, which is a crazy futuristic ride. » 1/02/15 9:00am 1/02/15 9:00am