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Fan Scene: Fan Creates HD Remastered Version of Yokosuka from Shenmue

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Well isn’t this just lovely. A Korean Shenmue fan going by the name of NoconKid has recreated an area of Yokosuka from Shenmue in glorious high definition. Check out the 2 videos showcasing the area as well as the arcade newly kitted out with a variety of classic SEGA arcade games:

Doesn’t it just tug at the heartstrings? More importantly, doesn’t it make you yearn for a HD port of Shenmue? One can dream.

[Source: Team Yu Forums]

Surprise! Castle of Illusion now on iOS!

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Well here’s an unexpected announcement! The HD re-imagining of Castle of Illusion which was previously exlusive to PSN, XBLA and PC is now available for iOS devices! Check out the launch trailer below:

Castle of Illusion for iOS is available to download now and is priced £6.99 in the UK app store.

[Source: SEGAbits]

Castle of Illusion Formally Announced for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC

Monday, April 15th, 2013

SEGA’s re-release of Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse has been formally announced and it’s a 2D/3D hybrid remake in HD! Check out the first screenshots below:

Also featured is the announcement trailer which you can also watch here:

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse will be released for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC this Summer as a digital only title.

[Source: Eurogamer]

Video Spotlight: SEGA Are Teasing The Castle of Illusion Re-Release

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

SEGA have uploaded the following teaser video which clearly hints at the heavily rumoured Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse re-release:

The trailer mentions a Summer 2013 release date but more interesting is that it uses all new assets like the previously leaked “box art”. Could this be a HD remake and not a simple re-release of the Mega Drive original?

[Source: SEGA Blog]

Castle of Illusion Digital Box Art Leaks

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Remember when the Brazilian ratings board outed the existence of a Castle of Illusion re-release? Well the game still hasn’t been officially announced but now we have the XBLA box art courtesy of Lifelower on Twitter.

Interestingly, the box art is completely new artwork which may suggest this is more than a simple re-release of the Mega Drive original. Could a true HD remaster be in the works?

[Source: SEGABits]

New Strider Game in Development

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Capcom action title Strider (which saw previous release on the Mega Drive as well as an unofficial sequel which was released on Mega Drive, Game Gear and Master System) is receiving a new entry.

The new title will launch on Xbox Live Arcade as revealed by artwork discovered by NeoGAF users that matches the dimensions of the box art and banners used on existing XBLA games.

Also uncovered was a Steam achievement which could also mean the game is planned for a PC release.

The game has not been officially announced so a PSN release can’t be ruled out yet. No other details have been discovered at this time. More on this as we get it.

[Source: Eurogamer]

RetroN Console Allows You to Play Mega Drive Games (and More) Through HDMI

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

How’s this for left-field? The recently announced RetroN 4 console is a hybrid console that allows you to play NES, SNES, Mega Drive and Gameboy Advance cartridges on one system. The console is also equipped with a HDMI output and supports both NTSC and PAL cartridges.

The console’s developer Hyperkin is expected to make a full announcement on March 23rd at the Midwest Gaming Classic trade show in Wisconsin.

The developer’s previous console (the RetroN 3) is pictured above and already available. This console allows you to play NES, SNES and Mega Drive cartridges, but only offers S-video or composite video output.

[Source: SEGANews.net]

Huge SEGA Sale on XBLA Including NiGHTS, Virtua Fighter UPDATED

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

UPDATE

The sale appears to be North American only. Checks on the UK XBLA show the original prices are still live on this side of the pond.

ORIGINAL STORY

SEGA is having a sale on the Xbox Live Marketplace which affects 5 of their digital-only titles. Check below for the full list of reductions:

NiGHTS into Dreams… – was 800 MSP now 400 MSP
Sonic the Fighters – was 400 MSP now 160 MSP
Fighter Vipers – was 400 MSP now 160 MSP
Virtua Fighter 2 – was 400 MSP now 160 MSP
Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown – was 1200 MSP now 400 MSP

While it’s not made apparent on the SEGA Blog, this appears to be a worldwide sale and not just North American only. More on this as we get it.

[Source: SEGA Blog]

The Conduit HD Announced for Android Devices

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Remember back in January when we reported on The Conduit being ported to Nvidia’s new Project Shield device? Well the game has finally got an official announcement as The Conduit HD and will be available for all Tegrazone supported Android devices.

The game launches on March 14th and the first 2 missions will be a free download. Also added is the option to purchase the remaining 6 levels in packs 2 for $2.99 or you can grab the lot at the special bundle priced of $4.99. There are no UK price listings at this time.

It also appears that High Voltage Software will be self-publishing the game this time and SEGA have no involvement in this HD re-release.

[Source: Eurogamer]

PSN Plus Subscribers Get Jet Set Radio Vita Free This Week

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

PSN Plus subscribers who own a Vita are in for a treat this week; Jet Set Radio is free to download through the service for this week only.

This is the HD remastered version of Jet Set Radio which is also available for X-Box 360, PS3, PC, iOS and Android. It launched back in November 2012.

[Source: Eurogamer]

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