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Unreleased Ecco II Game for Dreamcast Now Available to Download and Play

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

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An unreleased sequel to Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future called Ecco II: Sentinels of the Universe has been leaked online. A disc image of the unreleased Dreamcast title is available to download now and play on actual Dreamcast hardware.

The game is incomplete, features no sound and the debug menu is constantly active but it does present a curious oddity that suggests SEGA’s reboot of the Ecco the Dolphin franchise did well enough for the publisher to consider a sequel. Information also seems to suggest the game was cancelled around the time SEGA left the console business to become a third party software publisher, which would explain the game’s cancellation.

Click here to be taken to the Hidden Palace wiki where the disc image for Ecco II: Sentinels of the Universe is available to download.

[Source: The Dreamcast Junkyard]

SEGA Mega Drive Classics Hub Revealed for Steam

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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SEGA Europe has revealed a new collection of Mega Drive titles for Steam. The new collection is called SEGA Mega Drive Classics Hub and the main addition is that it wraps the games in a lovely nineties bedroom aesthetic that you can also customise. Additional games will be able to purchase in-game and any existing SEGA Mega Drive Classics you already own will be automatically added to the hub.

SEGA Mega Drive Hub includes the following features:

– Steam Workshop support that allows you to customise games and share them with other users
– Spot on emulation
– Local co-op on supported games
– Optional graphical filters
– Save at any point
– Full controller and keyboard support

Games that will be available for the hub include Dynamite Headdy, Alien Soldier, the Sonic series, the Golden Axe series, the Phantasy Star series and many more that are detailed on the official website.

You can check out the launch trailer and game announcement on SEGA Central below:

The game launches on April 28th for Steam.

Video Spotlight: SEGA 3D Reprint Archives Trailer

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

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3DS collection SEGA 3D Reprint Archives is launching on the 18th of December in Japan and now you can see gameplay of each game in the collection via this new trailer, direct from SEGA’s Japanese YouTube channel. Check it out below:

SEGA 3D Reprint Archives features 3D conversions of Space Harrier, Fantasy Zone, Out Run, Ecco the Dolphin, Streets of Rage and Shinobi III as well as re-releases of the Master System 3D-glasses versions of Space Harrier and Out Run. The collection is currently Japan exclusive.

SEGA 3D Reprint Archives Box Art Revealed, 2 Master System Games Also Included

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Above you will see the cover art for the new SEGA 3D classics collection SEGA 3D Reprint Archives. The game will be exclusive to Japan and will include the 3D ports of Space Harrier, Fantasy Zone, Out Run, Ecco the Dolphin, Streets of Rage and Shinobi III that were released on the 3DS eShop.

What’s really interesting about the collection is the 2 new inclusions that are exclusive to the collection. Remastered ports of the Master System 3D versions of Space Harrier and Out Run will also be included. These games were originally released for SEGA’s 3-D Glasses peripheral that worked with the Master System. Only 8 games made use of the peripheral and this is the first time any of the games have received a port to another system.

More details on SEGA 3D Reprint Archives can be found at the game’s official website.

Release Dates for SEGA 3D Classics Announced

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Finally! The release dates for the Western releases of SEGA’s 3D classics range for the 3DS eShop have been revealed! Check below for the full list:

3D Space Harrier & 3D Super Hang-On – 28/11/2013
3D Sonic The Hedgehog & 3D Altered Beast – 5/12/2013
3D Ecco the Dolphin & 3D Galaxy Force II – 12/12/2013
3D Shinobi III & 3D Streets of Rage – 19/12/2013

Each title will cost $5.99/€4.99/£4.49 depending on your region.

[Source: SEGA Blog]

SEGA 3D Classics Finally Headed to Europe

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

The SEGA 3D Classics range for Nintendo 3DS has finally been confirmed for Europe! Altered Beast, Ecco the Dolphin, Galaxy Force II, Shinobi III, Sonic The Hedgehog, Space Harrier, Streets of Rage and Super Hang-On will all release “soon” on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. You can see the announcement in the latest Nintendo Direct at the 5:13 mark:

[Source: SEGAbits]

Video Spotlight: 3D Ecco the Dolphin Off-Screen Footage

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

SEGA of Japan is absolutely smashing these 3D versions of classic SEGA games out, aren’t they!? Check out some of the next conversion (which is 3D Ecco the Dolphin if you haven’t guessed from the title) in action below:

[Source: SEGANews.net]

Spiritual Successor to Ecco the Dolphin Seeking Kickstarter Funding

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Ed Annunziata, project lead and creator of Ecco the Dolphin is seeking funding to create a spritual successor to the series called The Big Blue.

The Big Blue will allow you to take control of a variety of sea-life in a futuristic setting keeping with the theme of Ecco. Spencer Nilsen will return to provide the soundtrack with assistance from Bear McCreary who is responsible for the soundtracks to Walking Dead and Battlestar Galactica.

The team are asking for $665,000 and as a further stretch goal the team will add multiplayer and cooperative play if the project exceeds its’ target by 50%. If the project doubles its’ goal then the team are also planning to turn the game into an MMO for play on consoles, PCs and mobile gaming devices.

Click here to be taken to the project’s Kickstarter page and look below for a video that details more information about the project:

[Source: Polygon]

Halloween Special: Top 5 Scary SEGA Moments

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

It’s the month of Halloween! As you can see we’ve changed our header to mark the occasion but we’ve also put together some exclusive content for you! Check out the below video to find out what our top 5 scary SEGA moments are! Did your favourite moment make the list?

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