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Alex Kidd in Miracle World and Gain Ground Join SEGA AGES for Switch Line-Up

Sunday, April 15th, 2018

Two additional games have been announced for the upcoming SEGA AGES releases for Nintendo Switch – Alex Kidd in Miracle World, and Gain Ground.

Alex Kidd in Miracle World is the second Master System title to be announced, while Gain Ground marks the first arcade game announcement for the series.

Currently, all is known is that they’ll be part of the collection, with no details divulged as far as extra features. However, we’d be surprised if Gain Ground didn’t take advantage of the Switch’s potential for Tate Mode!

It’s also been revealed that Sonic 1 will include the Mega Play arcade version, and that Phantasy Star will inherit its features from the PS2 AGES Collection release.

The games will start being released in Summer, with a simultaneous worldwide release planned.

[ Source: GSK ]

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Border Break Release Date Set of August 2nd 2018 in Japan

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

The PS4 home console port of SEGA’s previously arcade exclusive title Border Break has finally been set for August 2nd 2018 in Japan.

The game will be available as a free-to-play digital release that supports micro-transactions, but a boxed copy and a paid digital version will include extra bonuses. These bonuses basically amount to various in game items like an exclusive mech (or “border”) to use, additional parts for the mech (including customisable skins) and digital currency to be used for unlocking items, weapons and mechs in the in-game shop.

Border Break is currently a Japan exclusive PS4 title set to release on August 2nd 2018.

[Source: Gematsu]

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First Look at House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn in Action | Video Spotlight

Sunday, January 21st, 2018

The lovely people over at ThrowBack Tokyo have recorded some extensive off-screen footage of House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn in action at the recent location test in Akihabara. As the footage shows, it’s very much the House of the Dead sequel we’ve all been waiting for, complete with campy voice acting and over-the-top, zombie-shooting action. Like The House of Dead 4, the violence has been toned down somewhat, with the zombies now burning away when they’re dispatched. However, the amount of on-screen zombies has been drastically increased. Click the embed below to see for yourself:

[Source: ThrowBack Tokyo]

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New House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn Arcade Game Announced for Japan

Monday, January 15th, 2018

SEGA Japan have revealed a new House of the Dead arcade title called House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn. This will be the first new House of the Dead title since The House of the Dead: Overkill in 2009 and the first Japanese-produced House of the Dead since The House of the Dead EX, also released in 2009.

Location tests start at the Akihabara Club SEGA arcade on the 19th of January 2018. There is currently no word on a Western release or a home console port at this time.

[Source: House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn Official Website]

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Border Break Finally Getting a PS4 Port in 2018

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Almost 9 years after its initial release in arcades, AM2’s mech action game, Border Break is finally getting a home console port for the PS4.

Border Break first released for SEGA’s RingEdge arcade board in 2009 and despite receiving many reiterations, has stayed arcade exclusive until now. While there is no firm release date at the moment, SEGA Japan are promising a release at some point in 2018. There is currently no word on a wider release for US and European markets.

Check out the announcement trailer for the game by clicking the embed below:

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Video Spotlight: Daytona Championship USA Operators Advertisement

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Following on from last week’s direct feed gameplay footage of Daytona Championship USA in action, we now have a more in depth look at the cabinet itself via this operators advertisement that’s just gone live on the SEGA Amusements YouTube channel.

We now know what new features have been included. These include the following:

– 3 new tracks
– An instant re-match feature
– A customisable party mode for groups of players
– A championship mode that requires you to finish in the top 3 to progress to the next track
– A tournament mode that challenges players to compete for the best time over a number of days

You can check out the advertisement by clicking below:

Daytona Championship USA cabinets are currently on pre-order via SEGA Amusements.

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Video Spotlight: New Direct Feed Footage of Daytona Championship USA

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

It’s been a while since we’ve seen any footage of Daytona Championship USA in action but now we’ve got a new trailer featuring direct feed gameplay. This new Daytona title is an arcade exclusive developed by SEGA’s UK amusements division and is currently on pre-order. Early machines have been seen in the wild at trade shows like IAAPA 2016. Check out the new footage by clicking below:

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Video Spotlight: SEGASonic Cosmo Fighter Galaxy Patrol ROM Released, Direct Feed Video Now Available

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

cosmofighter

The ROM file for the recently dumped and extremely rare Sonic shoot-em-up SEGASonic Cosmo Fighter Galaxy Patrol has finally been compiled and released by DaGuAr and MAME World’s Dumping Union. This means we have direct feed gameplay footage of the game in action courtesy of Ash the Dragon. Check it out below:

SEGASonic Cosmo Fighter Galaxy Patrol was a 1993 arcade-only Sonic release that up until this week had never been dumped to play in MAME.

[Source: Ash the Dragon on YouTube]

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SEGASonic Cosmo Fighter Galaxy Patrol Dumped and Now Available to Play in MAME

Monday, February 6th, 2017

cosmofighter

The extremely rare 1993 Sonic-themed shooting game SEGASonic Cosmo Fighter Galaxy Patrol has finally been dumped and is now available to play within the MAME emulator. The ROM file itself has not been released so it still might be some time before the public can play it, but if the anonymous contributor does release the ROM file then it’ll be instantly available to play in the latest version of MAME.

The game is a hybrid children’s ride/shoot-em-up cabinet that tilts when you activate the “SPEED UP” ability. Take a look at some gameplay on the actual cabinet below:

[Source: MAME World]

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Video Spotlight: New Daytona 3 Footage Shows Three-Seven Speedway Details

Monday, January 16th, 2017

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New footage of Daytona Championship USA 3 shows us a much more detailed look at this game’s version of the famous Three-Seven Speedway. Of particular note is the new Sonic the Hedgehog model that’s carved into the cliff-face. Check it out by clicking the embed below:

Daytona Championship USA 3 is due for release in arcades soon. The game was previously demoed at the IAAPA Attractions Expo last year.

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