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SEGA’s Financial Results for 2013 Have Been Released

Friday, May 9th, 2014

We don’t normally talk figures on SEGADriven because it can be a bit dull, but SEGA have published their financial results for the year ending March 31st 2014 and it does make for some interesting reading.

Here’s SEGA’s top sellers from the past year:

1) Total War: Rome 2 – 1.13 million copies sold
2) Football Manager 2014 – 790,000 copies sold
3) Sonic Lost World – 710,000 copies sold
4) Company of Heroes 2 – 680,000 copies sold
5) Ryu ga gotoku Ishin! – 390,000 copies sold

SEGA’s profit was 30.7 billion yen (178 million pounds) for the financial year. This profit was down 8.2% on last year.

SEGA have also confirmed a continued focus on digital with further support for Phantasy Star Online 2 (get on that Western release guys!) as well as casual gaming for mobile devices.

[Source: Eurogamer]

SEGA Suing THQ Over Company of Heroes Pre-Orders

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

SEGA have dropped a lawsuit on THQ over money they were owed from Steam pre-orders of Company of Heroes 2.

There were 20,755 pre-orders for Company of Heroes 2 registered through Steam from September 2012 to 24th January 2013. This generated revenue of $1,345,301.29 with Valve taking a 30% cut of those sales. This left THQ and Relic Entertainment with 70% which amounts to around $941,000.

SEGA claims it’s owned $508,877.85 from those pre-orders as Valve paid THQ after 19th December 2012, the day it filed for bankruptcy protection.

[Source: Eurogamer]

New SASRT PC DLC Adds General Winter from Company of Heroes 2

Friday, July 5th, 2013

The PC version of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed has received a new character as DLC and it’s available to download now. The character in question is General Winter from Company of Heroes 2. Check the character in action below:

[Source: RadioSEGA]

SEGA Considering Bringing PC Franchises to Next Gen Consoles

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Jurgen Post, head of SEGA West has revealed in an MCV interview that SEGA might consider releasing games that belong to their PC franchises for next generation consoles.

“If next gen consoles become as successful as people say, we can look to move some of our big properties on PC over to those machines.”

No games were specified by SEGA’s PC franchises currently include Company of Heroes 2, Total War, Football Manager and unannounced Warhammer titles.

[Source: SPOnG]

SEGA’s E3 Line-Up Revealed

Friday, June 7th, 2013

SEGA will be demoing the following games at this year’s E3:

Sonic: Lost World (Wii-U, 3DS)
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (XBLA, PSN, PC)
Company of Heroes 2 (PC)
Total War: Rome II (PC)
The Cave (mobile)

[Source: SEGA Blog]

Video Spotlight: Company of Heroes 2 Cinematic Trailer

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Check out the latest trailer for Company of Heroes 2 which features the game’s cinematics and gives you an insight into the game’s story:

[Source: SEGA Blog]

Theatre of War Mode Announced for Company of Heroes 2

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

SEGA have announced a new multiplayer mode for Company of Heroes 2 called Theatre of War.

“Theater of War allows us to tell different stories from The Eastern Front in the form of new playable single player and co-operative content. The mode includes solo challenges where players are pitted against overwhelming odds, AI battles against an enemy commander with a unique play style and co-operative scenarios for fans to enjoy with your friends.

At the launch of COH2, the Theater of War mode will include missions from key battles in 1941. Choosing either the Soviet Red Army or the Germans, players will visit different locations across the Eastern Front and take part in some of the most famous battles that occurred that year. Each faction has 9 unique missions included. More Theater of War missions will be added to the game at a later date, including the previously announced mini-pack for all eligible pre-order customers.”

Company of Heroes 2 is released worldwide for PC on June 25th 2013.

[Source: SEGA Blog]

Pre-Order Company of Heroes 2 and Receive Additional Mini-Campaign

Friday, April 5th, 2013

SEGA have announced pre-order exclusives for Company of Heroes 2.

Pre-order the game and receive the Theatre of War bonus mini-campaign which will arrive shortly after launch. Also included is 2 vehicle skin packs for use in multiplayer as well as 2 extra commanders also for use in multiplayer.

Company of Heroes 2 launches in June and is the first game from Relic Entertainment under its’ new owner at SEGA.

[Source: Eurogamer]

So I Guess SEGA Don’t Own the Warhammer 40K License

Friday, March 15th, 2013

In a bizarre sequence of events, Games Workshop have announced a partnership with Slitherine who will create a new Warhammer 40K game.

SEGA’s acquisition of Relic Entertainment appears to mean that the publisher has not acquired its’ IPs outside of Company of Heroes 2.

But at the moment this is still speculation. SEGA may well own the Dawn of War license but it’s a strange move that Games Workshop would want two developers working on 40K games.

More on this as we get it.

[Source: Eurogamer]

SEGA to Release Company of Heroes 2; Releases June

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

After SEGA’s acquisition of Relic Entertainment, it appears they’ve taken their in-development project Company of Heroes 2. SEGA will now release the game in North America and Europe on June 25th for PC. Full press release below:

“We are proud to announce that Company of Heroes 2, the eagerly anticipated strategy game from newly acquired Relic Entertainment, is scheduled for release on June 25th, 2013 in North America and Europe!

Originally slated for release in early 2013, Relic is using the additional time to help Company of Heroes 2 meet the high standard set by its predecessor, the highest rated strategy game of all time. Underpinned by the cutting-edge Essence 3.0 Engine, Company of Heroes 2 brings tactical strategy to life like never before, thanks to the realistic ColdTech weather system, the revolutionary dynamic line of sight system, TrueSight and realistic destructibility.

Jonathan Dowdeswell, Executive Producer of Company of Heroes 2, had this to say in regards to the new ship date. “Our acquisition by SEGA has given us the chance to work with a new partner that has a great track record of working with long standing PC franchises. It gives us great confidence to know that we have a well aligned team working to bring the best experience we can to gamers around the world.”

“We hate to disappoint our fans with a later than expected date as we know they are eager to play but we feel that the additional time will help the team deliver the high quality sequel they deserve,” said Greg Wilson, Producer of Company of Heroes 2. “However, the wait won’t be long as players will soon be able to help us test and balance multiplayer in the upcoming Closed Beta. Details will follow shortly.”

[Source: SEGANews.net]

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