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Random Sega Just Issued A Patch Which Protects Your Sensitive Eyes From Vocaloid Panties
It was just a brief look, but still
Patches are an important part of gaming in the modern era, and allow developers to tweak aspects of a game as well as fix issues that have slipped through testing into the final product. They also permit companies to correct embarrassing mistakes, as is the case with the Switch title Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA...
News Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Box Office Surpasses $200 Million Worldwide
And beats Detective Pikachu's three-day record
It's official, the Sonic the Hedgehog movie has been a huge success. A Sega Sammy press release reveals the blue blur's box office debut, co-produced by Paramount Pictures and Sega, has made close to $210 million in just ten days. The film came out on Valentine's Day in the US, and in its opening...
Reminder Sonic The Hedgehog 2 And Puyo Puyo 2 Both Launch On Switch Today
Joining the SEGA AGES range
Update (Thu 20th Feb, 2020 17:30 GMT): As a reminder, both Sonic The Hedgehog 2 and Puyo Puyo 2 have launched on Nintendo Switch today. Sega has shared a brand new trailer to celebrate, and we thought it'd be rude not to share it with you lovely lot. Enjoy! Original Article (Fri 7th Feb, 2020 10:4
News Sega's 'Sonic Station Live!' Broadcast Starts Next Week On 20th February
The first of its new monthly series
To celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog in 2020, Sega is sharing special news on the 20th of each month. In March, it has an "announcement or two" prepared for a Sonic panel at SXSW 2020, and now in the latest update it's announced, 'Sonic Stati
News Sonic The Hedgehog Is Now Available At The Build-A-Bear Workshop
Sonic the Hedgehog has got a new look, and we're not just talking about his live-action movie redesign. At the end of last year, Sega of America announced a collection of merchandise to tie-in with the blue blur's big-screen debut. One of these items included a special Build-A-Bear Sonic. Now, as you can see above, it's been fully revealed...
Round Up The Sonic Movie Reviews Are In, And They Don't Make For Pretty Reading
"It was a terrible idea from the start"
After a campaign to change the way the lead character looked and a short delay in its release, we're finally getting to see what the much-hyped Sonic the Hedgehog movie is like. Based on Sega's long-running series of video games which have spanned the past few decades (not to mention a wide range of gaming...
Deals See The Sonic Movie In Style With Zavvi's Retro Sonic The Hedgehog Merch
20% off this 'Chaos Collection' of old-school Sonic designs
With the upcoming release of the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie this Friday (Valentine's Day, no less), retailer Zavvi is getting in on the action with a well-timed promo featuring some quality licensed clothing. Yes, this clothing collection doesn't mess around with dodgy redesigns -...
News PlatinumGames Wants To Bring The Complete Bayonetta Series To Other Platforms
But would Nintendo be happy?
PlatinumGames made waves this week with the announcement that it had launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring The Wonderful 101 to Switch, PS4 and Steam. The company had worked with Nintendo on acquiring the rights to the IP, and at the time of writing the crowdfunding campaign has raised over $1,440,000. With...
News Sega Laments Poor Performance Of Its Console Releases In Latest Financial Report
Mario & Sonic can't boost the company
Sega Sammy's financial results are out, and the company has stated that sales of its console titles "went below expectation" during the third quarter period, which runs between October and December 2019. During this time, Sega released Persona 5 Royal and Sakura Wars for the
Video Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Gets Its Very Own Super Bowl Ad
Featuring a cast of sports stars
We're just a couple of days away from Super Bowl LIV and while we're not exactly clued up on the big event ourselves (we're mostly based in the UK, sorry!), we do know one thing: it doesn't usually feature Sonic. The speedy hog has landed himself a big game spot this year, presumably kicking away competing brands...
Video Watch Several Full Scenes From The Sonic The Hedgehog Movie
And meet Fluffy Sonic!
The Sonic the Hedgehog movie is rapidly approaching and a number of complete scenes are starting to find their way online. If you want a sneak peek at the film before you head off to the cinema, sit back and enjoy these clips. We start with this one, where Sonic confronts Dr. Robotnik and kicks his friends off the roof of a...
News Sega Hosting Puyo Day Live Stream Next Month, Will Share "24 Pieces Of News"
You know what this means, right?
Over the past few years, Sega has released quite a lot of Puyo Puyo games on the Nintendo Switch. We got Puyo Puyo Tetris in 2017 and Puyo Puyo Champions was localised last year. The Sega AGES version of the original was also made available here in the west in 2019 and earlier this month Puyo Puyo Tsu arrived in...
News Sega Set To Reveal "Unannounced Game" At This Year's Taipei Game Show
What could it be?
Sega will reportedly be showing off an "unannounced game" at this year's Taipei Game Show in Taiwan. The event itself will take place from 6th - 9th February and the reveal is scheduled to be Sega's final announcement of the show. The platform this unannounced game will be released on has also not been revealed. As noted by...
News Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD Gets A Weird New Update, But It's Not Available On Switch
At least yet
Sega has released an odd but amusing update for Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD. Sadly, though, it's currently limited to the Steam (PC) version of the game. It allows AiAi and friends to run around in a cube, triangle or star instead of a regular old ball. To activate this feature, all the player has to do is type the word "cube",...
News Skies Of Arcadia Dev "Really" Wants To Make A Sequel
Update: Dev says "thanks" for fan support
Update - Thu 23rd Jan, 2020 03:05 GMT: Kenji followed up this tweet a few days later by thanking everyone for showing their support for Skies of Arcadia and said he would forward all of the positive feedback to Sega directly, to let it know how passionate fans are about the game (via DualShockers)...
News Sega To Share Fresh Sonic News On The 20th Of Every Month During 2020
The year of Sonic?
Sega has kickstarted a new 'Sonic 2020' project which will see news relating to the speedy hog arrive on our digital doorstep on the 20th of every month this year. Today's big news is the reveal of the project itself, but a nice selection of wallpapers, social media avatar icons and even a Twitter header have been shared on...
News Sonic's Upcoming Movie Receives A PG Rating
Parental guidance suggested
Sonic the Hedgehog has always been a family-friendly video game mascot, so it's no surprise to hear his upcoming live-action movie – due out on Valentine's Day – will be suitable for almost everyone. The MPA Classification and Rating Administration have given the upcoming film a PG (Parental Guidance) rating. Here's...
News Shinobi And Fantasy Zone Join The Sega Ages Lineup On Switch This Month
Complete with exclusive new features
Sega has announced the release date for the next two games in its Sega Ages range. Shinobi and Fantasy Zone are two arcade classics which earned legions of fans back in the day and established two classic franchises. Both will come with the usual slate of enhancements, such as online leaderboards, replays and...
News Older Versions Of Football Manager Vanish From Switch eShop As 2020 Launches
Update: Sega explains
Update (Thu 9th Jan, 2020 11:30 GMT): We've received a statement from Sega explaining the disappearances. It says that licensing agreements are to blame for the games' removal, and that each version of Football Manager can only be sold "for a limited time". "The nature of the licensing agreements that SEGA and Sports...
News Rumoured Music Event Suggests Sonic Adventure Is Making A Comeback
Just in time for the 30th anniversary
Next year is the 30th anniversary of Sonic the Hedgehog. So, what are the plans? For some time now, there's been a theory Sega could be reviving the Dreamcast title Sonic Adventure. Now, in the latest development, there's a rumour Sega Japan is preparing for a Sonic Adventure-themed music event, which is...
News Sega Teases Sonic's Next Chapter With Special Video Containing Hidden Messages
2020 is here!
2019 wasn't the best year for Sonic the Hedgehog, but it was still quite eventful. He made cameos in Cartoon Network shows, appeared in his own series of animations and his new game Team Sonic Racing was released on multiple platforms including the Nintendo Switch. This year, however, is already shaping up to be something special...
News The Genesis / Mega Drive Mini Hack Is Finally Here
More games! More emulators!
When the NES and SNES Classic Editions were released it didn't take long for hackers to find a way of installing new games onto them, so it shouldn't come as a massive shock to discover that the same thing has happened to the Genesis / Mega Drive Mini, a rival system from Sega. As was the case with Nintendo's...
Feature Why You'll Never Get To Play Your Favourite Retro Game On Switch
Companies really do want your money, but at the right price
A few weeks ago while scrolling through Twitter, a particular video clip caught our eye. It showed Slipstream, a 1995 F1 arcade game from Capcom. Using Sega’s System 32 board, it was produced in very limited quantities for the Latin American market and never saw wide release. As you can...
News Sega's Director Of Animation Thinks The World Is Ready For Another Sonic TV Show
"There are several discussions"
If you're a fan of Sonic the Hedgehog, you probably already know the official YouTube channel has released multiple animated shorts based on Sonic Mania and Team Sonic Racing. Since the conclusion of Sonic Boom television series though, this has been the only way to watch Sonic on screen. So what else
News Move Aside Baby Yoda, Baby Sonic Is Much More Adorable
Aww, look at those eyes
The best way to sell something is by making it cute. Sega and Paramount seem to know this because it turns out the upcoming movie Sonic the Hedgehog – due out on Valentine's Day next year – will feature a much younger blue blur. In a Japanese promotional trailer for his silver screen debut (above), you can see baby Sonic...
Video See How Sonic Gets His Shoes In This Latest TV Spot From Paramount
Racing into cinemas early next year
In case you missed the news, Sonic the Hedgehog will be running about in a pair of red and white Puma shoes in his live-action movie, due out on Valentine's Day next year. Unlike the games, though, he might not be wearing his iconic kicks from the get-go. You see, if a new television spot released by Paramount...
Video Watch ‘Chao In Space’, The Festive Sonic The Hedgehog Short
Yes, you read that right
As it did last year, Sega has once again put out a Sonic the Hedgehog animated short for the holiday season, and this year it's directed by animator Tyson Hesse, the lead artist responsible for the redesigned movie version of Sonic as well as the opening movie and trailers for
News Official Sonic Movie Merch Is On The Way, Including Build-A-Bear Products
Toys, clothes, books and more
If you just can't get enough of the new-look Sonic the Hedgehog movie, it seems you're about to be in luck, as Sega of America has today announced that a collection of Sonic movie-inspired merch is set to release early next year. The live-action feature film is due to arrive in cinemas on 14th February, but some of...
News Buy Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD And Sega Might Remake The Original Games
Or create a whole new title
Did you buy Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD when it arrived on the Switch in October? If you didn't because you would rather see remakes or re-releases of the original GameCube titles, you better reconsider your decision right away. During a recent interview with Crunchyroll, the Sega producer and director of the game...
News Save On Sonic, Persona And More In The Sega / Atlus Black Friday eShop Sale (North America)
Discounts for Switch and 3DS
Just like Devolver Digital, the Japanese publishers Sega and Atlus have their entire eShop collections discounted across the Switch and 3DS digital libraries for Black Friday 2019. If you're a fan of Sega's offerings, this is a great opportunity to pick up recent releases like Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games...
News Fantasy Zone Is The Latest Sega Ages Game To Hit Japan
Better than ever
This week, Sega released the shoot 'em up Fantasy Zone on the Japanese Switch eShop. So, if you don't feel like waiting ages for the local release, you can grab it right now. The Sega Ages version of the game comes with a 'Coin Stock' assist feature to help less experienced players, extra bosses from the Sega Mark III version,...
News Race Into Your Nearest Arby's Restaurant This Winter And Grab A Sonic-Themed Kids Meal
Featuring an exclusive disc toy
Sega of America has teamed up with Arby's Restaurants across the United States to offer an exclusive toy line based on its iconic video game series, Sonic the Hedgehog. These collectible disc toys include Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Amy Rose, Dr. Eggman, Shadow, and Super Sonic, and will be offered in kids meals from 1st...
News Sonic's Movie Redesign Reportedly Cost Paramount Less Than $5 Million
Not the rumoured $35 million
When the Sonic movie director Jeff Fowler announced the blue blur would receive a makeover, it admittedly left us wondering how much it was going to cost Paramount Pictures, financially. There was a tweet that went viral, suggesting the redesign would cost $35 million – increasing the film's total budget to $125...
News Sonic X Is Headed To Netflix Next Month
In North America, at least
With all of this chatter regarding the upcoming live-action Sonic movie, it's easy to forget that there have been other attempts to bring the character to life outside of video games – including more than one animated cartoon series. With that in mind, it's worth noting that on December 1st, seasons one and two of Sonic...
News A Sonic Mania-Style 'Drop Dash' Almost Made It Into Sonic 3
New Sonic 3 prototype surfaces
One of Sonic Mania's most unique gameplay features was the addition of a 'drop dash' move which allows characters to roll into a wrecking ball the moment they hit the ground – but it turns out we almost had this move in Sonic 3, which was released decades earlier. A prototype version of the third Sonic game has...
Random Puma Might Actually Be Releasing Sonic's Movie Shoes
Run as fast as the blue blur
This week, we finally got to see the redesigned version of Sonic the Hedgehog in a new trailer for his upcoming movie. We even followed this up with a gallery – comparing the original trailer to the new one, to help show the drastic improvements that had been made to
News Sonic Creator Yuji Naka Still Has One Problem With The Movie Redesign
"I can’t help but feel weird about that one point"
If you've been having a grand old time on our homepage today, you'll have spotted that Paramount Pictures has shared a first official trailer depicting Sonic's movie redesign. It seems to have gone down very well indeed with fans who were repulsed by the original, and now Sonic's creator Yuji Naka...
Video Oh Boy, Sonic's Movie Redesign Is Revealed In Brand New Trailer
Sonic's redesign is here!
The moment we've all been waiting for is here, folks: the brand new Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer has officially landed. When the first images and trailer were revealed for the upcoming Sonic movie earlier this year, it's pretty safe to say that
PSA Make Sure You're Buying The Right Mega Drive Mini This Holiday Season
Rejoice! The Sega Mega Drive (or Genesis to our American friends) is back in business this holiday season. As you'll know if you read our review of the gorgeous little thing, the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive Mini finally does justice to a console and catalogue that has suffered some appalling treatment over the years, with a variety of...
Rumour New Images Supposedly Show Sonic's Movie Redesign
Update: Another new image surfaces online
Update 2 - Wed 6th Nov, 2019 03:05 GMT: We've got yet another look at the apparent redesign (thanks again, GoNintendo). It's just a matter of waiting for a more official announcement now. Update - Sun 27th Oct, 2019 09:00 GMT: Another look at the apparent movie redesign of Sonic the Hedgehog has...
News Shinobi Is The Next Sega Ages Game To Hit Japan
Update: Check out the launch trailer
Update: The Sega AGES release Shinobi is out today (31st October) on the Japanese Switch eShop. To celebrate, the publisher has uploaded a clip. Check it out above. Original Story (Thu 17th Oct, 2019 00:35 BST): The action side-scroller Shinobi has been confirmed for the Sega AGES line since March, so when is...
Feature All Aboard The Sega Bus, A Relic From A Time When Sonic And Mario Were Sworn Enemies
Who said public transport isn't fun?
It might not mean much to people outside of the UK, but the Sega Bus has been part of video game folklore for decades. Back when Nintendo and Sega were fighting tooth and nail for dominance of living rooms all over the world, Sega's UK arm – which had enjoyed tremendous success thanks to the fact that the...
News New Trailer For Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Turns Delayed Flights Into A Win
Handy for the festive period
A new trailer for Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 has dropped and it suggests that Nintendo Switch is the answer to your travel woes. Entitled 'Fun Takes Off', it seems that everyone and their gran are off to Tokyo when the flight is delayed, but contrary to popular opinion, that is actually a boon...
Hardware Review Retro-Bit's Bluetooth Sega Pads Are Perfect For Retro On Your Switch
Not a week seems to pass without news of yet another new wired or wireless controller for the Switch. We've had SNES-themed ones, Sega-styled ones and even ones that try to offer the perfect platform for one-on-one fighters. There's cle
News OK Bitmap Bureau, With This Xeno Crisis Review Copy, You Are Really Spoiling Us
A nice taster before the Switch version arrives
Long-time readers of the site will be aware of Xeno Crisis, the top-down 2D shooter that was crowdfunded a while back. Taking inspiration from likes of Aliens and Smash TV, it’s the work of a small UK team by the name of
News Sega Plans To Release More Animated Sonic Shorts In The Future
"several projects have been planned"
In a recent interview with ComicBook.com, Sega's director of animation Yukio Kusumoto spoke about the animated shorts released for Sonic Mania and Team Sonic Racing. Known officially as Sonic Mania Adventures and Team Sonic Racing: Overdrive, the plan is to now release more series like this for future Sonic...
News Grab An Officially-Licensed Pink Sega Controller And Join The Fight Against Breast Cancer
Pre-orders go live today
Retro-Bit has announced a partnership with Sega and Limited Run Games to release a collection of officially-licensed - and bright pink - Sega controllers. A portion of the proceeds will go towards fighting breast cancer. There are four different controllers available - two for the Sega Genesis, and two for the Sega Saturn...
News Sonic Will Be A Hidden Playable Character In Super Monkey Ball On Switch
A dream collaboration
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD, the upcoming remake of the Wii game headed to Switch, just got even tastier. That's right, you'll be able to play as none other than Sonic the Hedgehog when the game rolls onto a console near you later this month. The blue blur will be available as a hidden, unlockable character in the game...
Random This Official Sonic Adventure "Welcome To Station Square" Remix Has Sent Fans Into A Spin
Oh, surely not?
If there's one 3D adventure most Sonic fans can get behind, it's Sonic Adventure. It was originally released for the Sega Dreamcast in 1998 and if you were a Nintendo GameCube owner, you might have also experienced the Director's Cut a number of years later. Since then, this critically-acclaimed title – considered by some as one...
News Sega Rolls Out A Demo For Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD On The Japanese eShop
One game that's rolled off our radar from time to time is Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD. This title is due out on the Switch on 29th October and is a high-definition remake of the 2006 Nintendo Wii title. If you're eager to try the game out before its big release later this month, you're in luck. Sega has uploaded an entire demo for...