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News: This Is What A New Streets Of Rage And ESWAT Could Have Looked Like

This Is What A New Streets Of Rage And ESWAT Could Have Looked Like

Backbone pitched the ideas to Sega

Former Backbone Entertainment artist Arvin Bautista has published art from Streets of Rage and ESWAT titles which were pitched to Sega — presumably with little success. Bautista — who has also worked on Capcom titles Commando: Wolf of the Battlefield and 1942: Joint Strike — has released the concept art on...

News: Sega and Gearbox Sued By Irate Gamer Over "Misleading" Aliens: Colonial Marines Footage

Sega and Gearbox Sued By Irate Gamer Over "Misleading" Aliens: Colonial Marines Footage

In court, no one can hear you scream

When Sega canned the Wii U version of Aliens: Colonial Marines it probably hoped that it would draw a line under what has been an especially torrid project for the publisher. The highly-anticipated game launched on other formats to scathing reviews and nightmarish stories from people involved wi

Rumour: Next Sonic Game Will Go Back To His Roots, Is Coming To Wii U And 3DS

Next Sonic Game Will Go Back To His Roots, Is Coming To Wii U And 3DS

Revisiting the classic 16-bit era?

It's pretty obvious that Sega is working on a new Sonic game — the company's mascot is a big draw capable of selling thousands of units. This year's offering is still under wraps, but details are continuing to leak onto the web. According to a source cited on NeoGAF, the next Sonic game will be more akin to the...

News: Let Your Creative Juices Flow By Designing A Mascot For SEGA Japan

Let Your Creative Juices Flow By Designing A Mascot For SEGA Japan

Your character could be a fresh face for the company

Think you've got what it takes to be the next Naoto Ōshima? If so, then please continue reading. SEGA Raw, an upcoming new web series hosted by Yakuza producer Toshihiro Nagoshi, is currently holding a competition in which you can design its mascot, and the winner's character will get to...

News: Aliens: Colonial Marines Cancelled on Wii U

Aliens: Colonial Marines Cancelled on Wii U

Game is actually over this time, man

Aliens: Colonial Marines on Wii U has had a strange history. It started as a hyped game, with Randy Pitchford of Gearbox waxing lyrical about the Wii U and its GamePad, declaring that the system would enjoy the best of the multi-platform versions. Then it arrived on other consoles and was roundly panned as a...

News: Sega Adds Disclaimer to Aliens: Colonial Marines Trailers

Sega Adds Disclaimer to Aliens: Colonial Marines Trailers

Too good to be true?

Sega Europe has added a disclaimer to its Aliens: Colonial Marines trailers following complaints that the shown footage does not represent the final product. The disclaimer was added after a Reddit user reported Sega to the Advertising Standards Agency. On Sega Europe's channel, the game's trailer now has the text "The...

News: Wiggy Design Mod Finally Makes The Sega Nomad Truly Portable

Wiggy Design Mod Finally Makes The Sega Nomad Truly Portable

Better screen, internal battery and improved sound - it's the Nomad X

As you'll already know, we're massive fans of Wiggy Design's Rose Colored Gaming here at Nintendo Life. Wiggy's motto is "New ideas for old games", and his most recent upgrade certainly lives up to that. The Nomad X mod takes Sega's portable Genesis / Mega Drive console and...

Hardware Classics: Sega Mega Drive

Sega Mega Drive

The genesis of Sega's superstardom

It's fitting that the first non-Nintendo entry in our Hardware Classics series should be the Sega Mega Drive. This sleek 16-bit powerhouse remains Sega's most commercially successful console, having shifted around 40 million units globally. Famous for being the first console to challenge Nintendo's dominance in...

News: Tails Adventure And Crystal Warriors Get Rated For Western Release

Tails Adventure And Crystal Warriors Get Rated For Western Release

More Game Gear goodness on the way

Game Gear titles Tails Adventure and Crystal Warriors have both received ratings from the Australian OFLC. The former is a spin-off from the Sonic the Hedgehog series which stars cute sidekick Tails, while the latter is a turn-based RPG in the same mould as Shining Force. The Japanese 3DS Virtual Console received...

Rumour: Aliens: Colonial Marines Tester Says Wii U Version Is "The Worst"

Aliens: Colonial Marines Tester Says Wii U Version Is "The Worst"

"It is a bit of a joke"

One of the worst things about the internet is that people can post things with very little proof and others will gleefully report it as fact. So please, as you read and digest the following item of news, be aware that we're treating it as a rumour for the time being. A Reddit poster by the name of “soetester” (Sega of...

News: Microsoft Almost Purchased Sega In Order To Compete With Nintendo And Sony

Microsoft Almost Purchased Sega In Order To Compete With Nintendo And Sony

How different things could have been

A former Microsoft executive has revealed that the company was considering buying Japanese video game veteran Sega before it decided to create the Xbox console. Speaking to IGN, Joachim Kempin said: There were three companies at that point in time, I think this was , Sega and Nintendo. There was always talk...

Rumour: Next Sonic Game Will Be Called Sonic Adventure 3

Next Sonic Game Will Be Called Sonic Adventure 3

Trilogy talk?

Cast your mind back a few weeks and you'll recall that we reported on a rumour relating to the next Sonic the Hedgehog title. According to an inside source, the game is currently in development for a wide range of platforms - including the Wii U and 3DS - and is expected later this year. Another little rumour has surfaced recently...