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Empire of Steel Getting Re-Released for 3DS in Japan

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Mega Drive shmup Empire of Steel (or Steel Empire depending on what region you live in) is being re-released on the Japanese 3DS eShop.

No other details like release dates or whether it’s a port of the Mega Drive or GBA remake where revealed. There’s also no indication to whether the steam punk shmup is even a port at all and not an entirely new remake. More on this as we get it.

[Source: Siliconera]

YouTube Channel: SEGA Saturn Collection and Q&A

Friday, May 31st, 2013

The SEGADriven YouTube channel is alive again! Our latest video takes a look at our SEGA Saturn collection and once again we take questions from our Facebook and Twitter followers for a Q&A session at the end. Check it out:

Like the video? Then subscribe to the channel on YouTube for more content!

Video Spotlight: Sturmwind Launch Trailer

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

To celebrate the launch of Duranik and redspotgames’ Dreamcast shmup Sturmwind tomorrow, a new trailer is available for your viewing pleasure:

[Source: Duranik on Facebook]

Sturmwind Releases on Dreamcast April 24th

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Regular and limited edition copies of Sturmwind, the new shoot-em-up for Dreamcast, will launch on April 24th. The long delayed shmup from Duranik and Redspotgames is finally getting released!

Check out the full press release below:

The fierce enemy‘s troops have already reached our world‘s doorsteps and we are running out of time! Our reconnaissance drones have detected 16 promising locations for our search of „Mother“, the planet of our living ancestors.

After several development steps by Duranik and redspotgames the launch date for your mission is clear.

Sturmwind pilots, your all-dominant mission will begin on April 24th 2013. All documents will be sent to you until this very date.

Fight over 20 boss enemies in 16 levels. In addition to the so-called “Award Trophy System”, there will also be an internet highscore list in which your performance can compete against each other worldwide.

Your wings of steel are now our last resort.

Stay ready for further instructions. Over and out.

Ikaruga Now Available on Android Devices

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Dreamcast classic Ikaruga is now available to by for Android devices. You can get the Treasure developed shmup for £5.62.

Click here to be taken to the listing for Ikaruga on the Play store.

[Source: SEGABits]

Hucast Announce New Dreamcast Game ‘The Ghost Blade’

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Hucast are a busy little developer! Fresh off the back of Redux: Dark Matters comes The Ghost Blade, a new “caravan shooting game” (whatever that means) for the Dreamcast.

Check out the full details below:

Game Features:

3 Game Modes with 3 player ships too choose from.

Screen Orientation:

TATE ( “3:4”) and YOKO (“4:3”)

Game Modes:

◦Stage Mode: 5 Stages
◦Caravan Mode: 2 min./5 min.
◦Time Attack
Release: TBA 2013

Release Dates for Redux Dark Matters Content Revealed

Friday, January 11th, 2013

The release dates for all items involved in the release of the new Dreamcast shmup Redux: Dark Matters have been detailed. Check them out below:

February 2013: delivery of MP3 soundtrack to all $25 backers. Fulfilment of all $25 to $55 pledges
April 2013: shipment of regular and limited edition steelcase versions of Redux Dark Matters as well as $1000 backer items

If you did not pledge towards Redux: Dark Matters via Kickstarter it is now available to pre-order via Hucast. Click here to be taken to their website.

A playable beta is also avalable to download via this link: CLICK HERE

Under Defeat HD Deluxe Edition Coming to UK 9th of November

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Dreamcast helicopter-em-up Under Defeat is being re-released by Rising Star Games on November 9th for X-Box 360 and PS3. The original title (released by the mighty shmup developer G.Rev) was released for the Dreamcast in 2006 as a Japanese exclusive. As a later Dreamcast release it is now highly collectable. Check out some HD gameplay below:

[Source: Rising Star Games Twitter]

NG:Dev.Team Releasing New Dreamcast Game NEO XYX

Friday, October 12th, 2012

NG:Dev.Team are back with another Dreamcast game! The game is called NEO XYX and is being billed as a ‘maniac shooting game’. The top-down shooter reminds us a lot of the Capcom 1945 games. Check out the first teaser below:

You can pre-order the game now from the NG:Dev.Direct shop. The game is currently set for release in Q2 2013. The size of the game also depends on the money raised from pre-orders so if you want a bigger game then hop to it!

[Source: SEGA Addicts]

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