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There’s a Sonic Forces x Hooters Collaboration Happening in Japan

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Cross-promotional advertising campaigns and Sonic the Hedgehog are not exactly the weirdest occurance in the world. We’ve had Sonic branded Happy Meal toys, Burger King toys, toothpaste, Williams F1 cars and Life Savers hard candies so SEGA have certainly proven they like to get the Blue Blur’s face onto anything. However, you’d like to have thought that SEGA’s family friendly mascot adheres to a certain set of standards. Surely we wouldn’t see Sonic’s face on any adult-orientated products? Oh boy.

SEGA Japan have revealed a cross-promotional advertising campaigns with 3 branches of Hooters restaurants in Tokyo. If you’re not familiar with Hooters then it’s basically an American-style restaurant famous for hot wings and employing sexy waitresses with low-cut tops. The collaboration will extend to the Shibuya West, Ginza and Akasaka branches of the restaurant but it’s not exactly clear what products will actually come out of this collaboration at the moment. More is due to be revealed in the coming days and quite frankly, I’m worried.

[Destructoid]

Video Spotlight: Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Ignition TV Spot

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

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The updated version of Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax (called Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Ignition; quite the mouthful) is launching in Japan next month and there’s now a new TV spot showing off plenty of in-game action. Check it out below:

Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Ignition will feature 4 new playable characters and 6 new assist characters. Additional content comes in the form of new stage art and re-balancing for all playable characters. Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Ignition launches on December 17th for PS3, PS4 and PS Vita in Japan only.

Video Spotlight: Japanese Advert for Yakuza 1&2 HD

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Yakuza 1&2 HD (or Ryu Ga Gotoku 1&2 HD if you want to use the Japanese title) was released for Wii-U this week. By the looks of things it hasn’t been too successful but that hasn’t stopped SEGA Japan from marketing it. Check out the below television advert for the game below:

A loose translation of the advert can be found below:

Husband: “Come at me!”
Haruka: “I want to watch anime.”
Wife: “Well, I’m heading out shopping.”
Haruka: “Okay!”
Wife: “By the way, don’t just play games. Please look after Haruka.”
Husband: “Ah, don’t worry, don’t worry.”
Wife: “See you.”
Haruka: “Have a nice trip!”
Husband: “Jun~ it’s been such a long time! Ahh, Jun~ You’re the best, of course~ Beautiful~”
Text: “Heehee… Come on, I told you not to say such embarrassing things”
Husband: “Oh, it’s not like that!”
Husband: “Since my fussy wife’s now gone, I finally got to come see you!”
Husband: “Today, let’s toast with some warm sake!”
Wife: “May I have a glass of sake as well?”
Husband: “Of course, cheer–”
Wife: “… I forgot my purse.”

[Source: SEGAFans.com]

Video Spotlight: Demon Tribe Footage Aplenty

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

SEGA of Japan’s upcoming iOS RPG Demon Tribe has received some new video content. First up we have a pretty extensive gameplay trailer:

Next up we have a live action advert for the title featuring what I can only assume is a celebrity guest in the lead role:

More information about Demon Tribe can be found at the official website.

[Source: SEGA of Japan’s YouTube Channel]

Video Spotlight: Aliens Colonial Marines TV Spot

Monday, January 14th, 2013

SEGA have released a new TV spot for Aliens: Colonial Marines featuring more gameplay footage. Check it out below:

Aliens: Colonial Marines by Gearbox Software comes out on PC, X-Box 360, PS3 and Wii-U on the 12th of February 2013.

[Source: SEGA Blogs]

Get a Bonus ‘Adult Map’ When You Pre-Order Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz in Japan

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

In what is possibly the most bizarre in-game bonus we’ve ever seen, SEGA has revealed an ‘adult map’ for Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz on PS Vita.

The map is based around Yuki Kawamura; a Japanese glamour model which obviously means you can use her breasts as ramps. Yes, you read that right. See below for the hard evidence (no pun intended):

This map is only available to those who pre-order the first print run of the game in Japan and will unlikely be making an appearance on Western shores.

Here’s an additional trailer that also features Yuki Kawamura promoting the game:

[Source: Spong]

UPDATE!

Additional advert featuring more of Yuki Kawamura sourced from Sonic Wrecks! This might be the greatest advertising campaign of all time:

Video Spotlight: Terrible Pakistan Sonic Heroes Happy Meal Advert; Now With Transcript!

Monday, January 31st, 2011

This has been floating around for a while now but I’ve only just watched it. My God. This is a travesty of the highest order. Luckily, YouTube user Pikawil64 has offered this handy transcript so you can understand what is being said. Press play on the video and read along!

“A junker Happy Meal crime! Our McDonald’s says Sega Game Slime!

TALES SUCKER
SONIC SKATES BORED
ROGUE AND AMY DENNIS
CREAM BUTT FLOBBER CATCH
SHADOW BASKETTBAR
NUCKLES BESSBAL

Cheeseburger pill killing! Hoogala, I’m a vagina! Hot sauce with a bit of flying! Soroccho, the Happy Meal kind!

Jonah, jonah, McDonald’s says: SEGA GAME SLIME!”

[Source: SFGHQ Forums]

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