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Video Spotlight: TGS Round-Up

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Lots of videos from the Tokyo Game Show have gone live on SEGA’s YouTube channel. Here’s a complete list of the featured games and links to their respective trailers:

  • New songs have been added to SEGA’s arcade rhythm game MaiMai Orange. Check out the announcement trailer by clicking here.
  • A new Hero Bank 2 trailer has emerged featuring someone dressed up as some cute thing from the game. Click here to watch.
  • A new Phantasy Star Nova trailer has gone live. Click here to check out a wide variety of in game gameplay.
  • The announcement trailer of The World End Eclipse has gone live. No gameplay unfortunately. Watch that here.
  • To finish we have another Ryu Ga Gotoku Zero trailer which takes a look at the game’s story and characters. Watch it via this link.
  • Sonic Armour Revealed for Monster Hunter 4 Palicoes

    Thursday, September 18th, 2014

    In what has to be one of the most bizarre collaborations in Sonic history, Sonic the Hedgehog is making a cameo appearance in Capcom’s Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate via new armour that can be equipped on your Palicoes.

    The armour set also gives your Palicoes a weapon in the form of Caliburn from Sonic & the Black Knight. Apparently we all needed to be reminded that that game exists.

    Also revealed is a Sonic-themed guild card which features your Palico running around a Green Hill Zone loop.

    Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is released on 3DS in early 2015.

    [Source: Capcom Unity]

    Project Mirai Remix Rebranded as Project Mirai Deluxe, Japanese Release Confirmed

    Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

    The previously Western exclusive Project Mirai Remix has now had its working title abandoned in favour of Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai Deluxe. The expanded version of Project Mirai 2 will also receive a Japanese release.

    Some new features have also been revealed. The game’s opening theme will be Pinocchio and all in-game promotional videos have been remastered in 3D. More on this as it develops.

    [Source: Project Diva Wiki]

    Video Spotlight: Hero Bank 2 Announced, First Trailer Revealed

    Thursday, September 11th, 2014

    SEGA Japan have announced a sequel to 3DS RPG fighter Hero Bank.

    Hero Bank 2 will once again come to the 3DS with a release date of the 27th of November. Hero Bank 2 will also introduce 2-on-2 battles to the series.

    Check out the first trailer for the game below:

    [Source: Siliconera]

    3D Thunder Blade Coming to Japanese eShop

    Friday, August 8th, 2014

    Thunder Blade is the latest SEGA classic to get the 3DS re-mastering.

    The game will be re-released with stereoscopic 3D on the 3DS eShop on the 20th of August but as per the norm it’s currently Japan exclusive.

    A special mode has been announced but what it exactly entails is still a mystery. Gyro controls have also been added for the handful of people that like playing a classic game in the worst way possible.

    More on this as we get it.

    [Source: Nintendo Life]

    The Next Japanese SEGA 3DS Classic Will Be Fantasy Zone II

    Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

    Fantasy Zone II will be remastered and released in 3D for the 3DS eShop in Japan.

    The new version will be called 3D Fantasy Zone II Double and will include a remastered version of the Master System’s Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa Opa as well as a new endless score mode called Fantasy Zone II: Link Loop Land. Check out the trailer below:

    The game launches on the 16th of July. No word on a Western release at this time.

    [Source: Siliconera]

    Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai Remix Announced for Western Release

    Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

    Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 is getting an expanded Western release under the (currently working) title Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai Remix.

    The 3DS title has been announced as a 5th anniversary release and will include new elements that were not previously available in Project Mirai 2. The game is due to launch some time in 2015.

    More on this as it develops.

    [Source: Nintendo Everything]

    Sonic Boom Now Has a Subtitles and the 3DS Version Will Have an Increased Focus on Platforming

    Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

    UPDATE

    The Wii U version of Sonic Boom also has a subtitle and it is Rise of Lyric.

    ORIGINAL STORY

    The 3DS version of Sonic Boom will be called Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal and will have a much larger focus on platforming. This is at a juxtaposition with the Wii U version which focuses more on action and exploration.

    Another interesting confirmation is that Sticks the Jungle Badger is actually playable and not just a non-playable character stuck in the game to flesh out the story. You can see a screenshot of her in action in the above screenshot.

    [Source: Siliconera]

    More Sonic Boom Details Revealed in Interview With Big Red Button CEO

    Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

    Siliconera have an extensive interview about Sonic Boom with Bob Rafei, the creative director and CEO of Big Red Button.

    Key points to take away from the interview include:

    - Sonic Boom will be more combat heavy than past Sonic games
    - The game will have a larger focus on exploration similar to Sonic Adventure
    - The game will also include cooperative gameplay and has been designed to maximise on this
    - The game focusses on the strengths of each team member in a similar way to Sonic Heroes eg. Sonic is a speed character, Knuckles is a power character etc.
    - Amy has been changed to a strong female character and no longer fawns over Sonic all the time
    - Knuckles gets a chance to be the funny guy
    - Sonic Boom will have a new main villain and Dr. Eggman will “pass the torch” so to speak
    - Exploration will lead to the discovery of rare items and collectibles

    Read the full interview at Siliconera by clicking here.

    New Sonic Boom Character Announced

    Thursday, May 29th, 2014

    The previously leaked Sonic Boom character seen on a poster has been made official by SEGA. The character is called Sticks and she’s a jungle badger who “will play an integral role across all Sonic Boom platforms.”

    The announcement on the official SEGA blog has this to say:

    “Sticks is wilder than the other members of Sonic’s team with unparalleled animal instincts and extremely sharp survival skills. She’s a fearsome combatant and a tenacious hunter who’s armed with handmade weapons at all times, most notably a handmade boomerang that she keeps in tow.”

    You can see footage of Sticks’ voice actor and get further insight into her personality in the below video:

    There’s not much else to say really. She looks a bit like Marine from Sonic Rush. She has a silly name. She will appear in the TV show and the games. It’s another new sidekick for Sonic.

    [Source: SEGA Blog]

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