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Archive for February, 2016

Video Spotlight: Trailer for Mario & Sonic at Rio Olympics Arcade Game

Monday, February 29th, 2016

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A new trailer for the arcade version of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has appeared.

The arcade cabinet is an elaborate little thing with a step sensor for events that involve running and two massive joysticks you have to rhythmically fondle for the other events. You can get a little peak at the various events in the new trailer below:

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games launches in arcades worldwide some time this year. It’s exhausting just looking at it.

Merchandise: Updates to the SEGA Music Index

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

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We’ve been making updates to the SEGA Music Index in our Merchandise section again! Check out the full list of additions below:

Complete Trinity: Sonic Heroes – Original Soundtrax now features additional back cover, disc and obi strip scans
Crush 40’s self titled album now features front cover, back cover and disc scans
Crush 40’s self titled EP now features front cover, back cover and disc scans
Hatsune Miku -Project Diva- Original Song Collection now features front cover, back cover and disc scans
Hatsune Miku -Project Diva- 2nd Nonstop Mix Collection now features front cover, back cover, obi strip and disc scans
Sonic Adventure Original Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Edition now features front cover, back cover, obi strip and disc scans
Sonic the Hedgehog 10th Anniversary now features scans of the front cover, disc, booklet and a scan of the commemorative coin

Merchandise: Jun Senoue Launches The Works II CD

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

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Jun Senoue has released a second volume of his The Works series, appropriately titled The Works II.

This second solo album by Senoue features a whole host of SEGA-related songs that include work on the Sonic the Hedgehog series, Out Run and Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax.

You can see the full track list below:

01. Nitrous Fury(新曲・書き下ろしのギターインスト)*
02. Sparklers(電撃文庫 FIGHTING CLIMAX IGNITION)*
03. Eternal Glory(電撃文庫 FIGHTING CLIMAX IGNITION)*
04. Stand On The Edge(電撃文庫 FIGHTING CLIMAX)
05. It Doesn’t Matter -RMX2.014k-(Passion & Pride)
06. Escape From The City -Blue Blur RMX-(ソニック ジェネレーションズ 白の時空)
07. Angel Island Zone -SSBB RMX-(大乱闘スマッシュブラザーズX)
08. Big Arm(ソニック ジェネレーションズ 青の冒険)
09. Run Through The Speed Highway -Hybrid Mix-(ソニック ジェネレーションズ 白の時空)*
10. High Groove(EA SPORTS NASCAR ARCADE)*
11. Fill It Up(EA SPORTS NASCAR ARCADE)
12. Dangerous Ground / Crush 40(EA SPORTS NASCAR ARCADE)
13. In The Lead / Crush 40(EA SPORTS NASCAR ARCADE)
14. Fuel Me / Crush 40(EA SPORTS NASCAR ARCADE)
15. All The Way / Crush 40(EA SPORTS NASCAR ARCADE)
16. Battle For Justice [CHAIN Band ver.](チェインクロニクル・バンドアレンジ)*
17. Battle For Justice II [CHAIN Band ver.] (チェインクロニクル・バンドアレンジ)*
18. Beat The Master II [CHAIN Band ver.] (チェインクロニクル・バンドアレンジ)*
19. Rush A Difficulty (Short Edited ver.)(OutRun 2 Special Tours)*
20. Forging The Champions(サカつく プロサッカークラブをつくろう!)*
21. Foundations Of Fortune(サカつく プロサッカークラブをつくろう!)*
22. Go The Distance(サカつく プロサッカークラブをつくろう!)*
23. Slammin’ Lockers(サカつく プロサッカークラブをつくろう!)*
24. Arena Anthem(サカつく プロサッカークラブをつくろう!)*

* first time on CD

Jun Senoue’s The Works II is out now and available to buy from Amazon Japan.

Merchandise: Data Discs Reveal Streets of Rage 2 Double LP, Pre-Order From the 27th of Feb

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

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The next vinyl release from Data Discs is a double LP pressing of the Streets of Rage 2 soundtrack.

This edition of the soundtrack has been newly remastered in collaboration with Yuzo Koshiro himself and will feature 4 exclusive demos and unused tracks. A limited edition pressing will feature a clear record with a smoke effect and red splatter for £24.99. There are also variants featuring just the clear record with smoke effect (also for £24.99) and a standard black variant with a lower price of £22.99.

Pre-orders for the release will start on the 27th of February and the records are expected to ship in early April. You can preview the artwork and a few tracks on Data Discs’ online store.

Dreamcast/Saturn 3DS Themes Due This Week in EU

Monday, February 15th, 2016

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The Dreamcast and SEGA Saturn console themes for 3DS are finally coming to Europe this Friday the 19th of February. Each theme will set you back £1.59 and come complete with sampled audio relevant to each console.

The European localisation has been especially impressive for previous SEGA console themes with the Mega Drive and Master System themes using sound and imagery relevant to the console’s release in the PAL regions. The same seems to have been applied to the Dreamcast theme which actually uses the blue swirl as opposed to the orange swirl used in America and Japan.

[Source: Videogamer]

YouTube Channel: Game Gear & Master System Emulation on the Revo K101+

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

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In today’s video we take a look at the GBA clone console, the Revo K101+. This unit surprisingly comes with support for both Game Gear and Master System emulation, which is what we’re looking at here:

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YouTube Channel: 200th Video Bootleg Sonic Games Special!

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

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We’ve made it to 200 video uploads on our YouTube channel! To celebrate we’re looking at the stranger side of the bootleg spectrum by taking a look at Sonic the Hedgehog bootlegs for the Nintendo Game Boy:

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New SEGASonic Bros. Screenshot Shows Multi-Coloured Sonics in Action

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

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We’ve finally got a screen of SEGASonic Bros. that shows the multi-coloured Sonics that appear on the title screen, but actually in action.

While we’ve previously seen screens of different coloured balls on the game’s play-field (see below), the multi-coloured Sonics that appear on the title screen hadn’t previously been shown in game. From the above screenshot we can see the multi-coloured Sonics are actually used in play. We can only assume that turn into balls when placed or scored.

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[Source: ShouTime]

SEGA Decal Sheet to Come With First Print Copies of SEGA 3D Classics Collection

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

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All pre-orders and first print editions of the upcoming SEGA 3D Classics Collection on 3DS will come with a free SEGA consoles decal sheet.

Got some spare faceplates that you no longer use for your New 3DS? Well why not sticker them up and make them well SEGAry mate! Stick em on your notebooks and sketchpads! Or you can do what I do and never use them, safeguarding their resale value!

You can see the decal sheet in the image below:

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SEGA 3D Classics Collection launches in the Americas on the 26th of April. There is still no announcement regarding a European release which SUCKS

[Source: Nintendo Everything]

Dreamcast Adventure Games Elansar & Philia Now Available for 10 Euros

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

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Fancy a couple of independet Dreamcast adventure games for a low price? Hucast are currently selling a double-pack of Elansar & Philia for only 10 euros. You can click here to go to the listing on their online shop.

The two adventure games are first person puzzle affairs in a similar vein to PC classic Myst. Support for the Dreamcast mouse is also included.

All games in the Hucast online store are currently reduced so if you’ve been waiting to grab a certain something then now is the time to visit. Why not grab the best version of DUX (1.5) or vertical shmup Ghost Blade for EUR 29.66?

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