This Mecha Sure Knows Its Audience (and Fan Service)

Virtual On mecha Fei-Yen is getting yet another plastic model. It's called "TF-14 A/M+ Fei-Yen [Final 14 Special] Vivid Cinderella". Try saying that twice fast. » 12/01/12 3:00am 12/01/12 3:00am

Sega Offers Larger Robot Chest Code

This December, mecha game Cyber Troopers Virtual-On: Force is coming to the Xbox 360 in Japan. Sega is keeping the world abreast of its pre-order present. » 8/26/10 3:00am 8/26/10 3:00am

Another Countdown Clock Sorta Ruined! But Hey, Virtual-On!

Earlier, a SEGA countdown clock appeared. Ungh, we know. Countdown clocks are annoying! We hate them. Thank goodness this week's leaked Famitsu is here to steal its thunder. Ka-pow! » 5/19/10 2:00am 5/19/10 2:00am

300 Dollar Dual Joysticks Re-Designed

When Japanese peripheral maker Hori revealed its ¥30,000 (US$323) dual joysticks for $15 Xbox LIVE Arcade game Virtual On: Oratorio Tangram, fans of the game were not happy. Pissed, even. » 7/10/09 2:30am 7/10/09 2:30am

Here's Your $300 Stick to Play a $15 Game [Updated]

So, Virtual On: Oratorio Tangram has a "devoted fanbase," which in peripheral makers' lexicon means "cash geyser." The XBLA title runs $15; Hori's custom stick costs 20 times that. But it misses a big point. » 6/14/09 1:00pm 6/14/09 1:00pm

Viper II Gets The Virtual On Model Treatment

Virtual On model kits have always been popular with giant robot fans, but with the recent release of Oratorio Tangram on Xbox Live Arcade, demand has increased. Hence, this new Viper II. » 5/20/09 4:30am 5/20/09 4:30am

Virtual On 360 GamePlay Clip May, Yes, Virtually Turn You On

Free of cutscenes, title screens and marketing fluff, here's 90 seconds of gameplay footage from Sega's upcoming HD re-release of Virtual On: Oratorio Tangram for the Xbox 360. » 4/29/09 3:00am 4/29/09 3:00am

Virtual On Out (Again) Next Week

In case you couldn't tell, we're excited about the impending return of Virtual On, with Oratorio Tangram about to be released on Xbox Live Arcade eight years after first appearing on the Dreamcast. » 4/23/09 10:30pm 4/23/09 10:30pm

How To Best Play Virtual On, Xbox 360 Style

Virtual On is great. Its return, a blessing. But also a curse! See, part of what made Virtual On so great in the arcades was the game's twin-stick controller. Which the Xbox 360 doesn't have. » 4/23/09 5:30am 4/23/09 5:30am

New Virtual On Figures Appeal To Sexy Maid Mech Fetishist(s)

While dedicated Twin Stick controllers for the upcoming Xbox Live Arcade re-release of Virtual On: Oratorio Tangram may be nothing more than a pipe dream, we can definitely count on new mech action figures! *snort* » 4/17/09 7:40pm 4/17/09 7:40pm

Two New Virtual On: Oratorio Tangram Figures

Defying all odds (and expectations), Sega are answering our prayers and bringing Virtual On to the 360, in the form of Virtual On: Oratorio Tangram. Know what that means? It means accompanying merchandise. » 3/16/09 5:30am 3/16/09 5:30am

New Virtual On XBLA Screens Full Of Mechs Appeal

Don't fault us for being extremely excited about the prospects of Virtual On battles via Xbox Live Arcade. Instead, spend that time looking at crisp and clean direct-feed shots of the Sega mech fighter. » 2/27/09 5:40pm 2/27/09 5:40pm

Virtual On 360: The Trailer


Just in case you thought this was all some kind of sick, sick joke, here. The trailer for the Xbox Live Arcade port of Sega's Virtual On Oratorio Tangram. Isn't' it glorious? » 2/27/09 8:30am 2/27/09 8:30am

Virtual On For Xbox 360? It's On!

It's true. Sega is bringing Virtual On Oratorio Tangram, its hardcore arcade mech fighting game, to Xbox Live Arcade. The re-release has been officially announced in the latest issue of Japan's Famitsu Weekly. » 2/24/09 9:40pm 2/24/09 9:40pm

A Sega Trademark To Get Excited, Then Upset About

Oh, Sega. How you tease us. The company have re-registered their trademark for Virtual-On Oratorio Tangram, a move which will no doubt lead many of you to lose your fucking minds. » 12/18/08 6:00am 12/18/08 6:00am