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Video Spotlight: There’s Now Video Showing Beat Takeshi in Yakuza 6

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015


You can now see Takeshi Kitano’s in-game Yakuza 6 character in this new video. Check it out below:

Details of Takeshi’s character are still scarce with no details on the character’s name or backstory at this time. Yakuza 6 is currently scheduled for an Autumn 2016 release on PS4. A Western release is not planned at this time.

[Source: Eurogamer]

Video Spotlight: Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car Finally Dumped and Emulated

Sunday, September 20th, 2015


1991 Japan-exclusive Sonic arcade game Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car has finally been dumped and can now be emulated in MAME. This also means that high quality footage of the game is now available to watch below. Check it out:

Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car is more like those children’s sit-in “rides” you often see in shopping centres and it never made its way out of Japan despite the existence of an English version. It is widely rumoured that the English version was used in markets where tourism was more popular. Sonic is voiced by Takeshi Kusao who would also voice Sonic in another arcade exclusive Sonic game, the infamous SegaSonic the Hedgehog.

Video Spotlight: First Look at Phantasy Star Online 2 Anime

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015


As part of the 15th anniversary celebrations of Phantasy Star Online, SEGA are releasing Phantasy Star Online 2: The Animation and you can get your first look at the anime below:

As per usual the Western PSO audience are delighted by this and they’ve left some charming comments like:

“We’ll probably be able to watch this before the game itself is localized…”
“localize the fucking game i dont like getting cucked by u sega”
“where is th us psvita phantasy star oline 2″

I do love me some entitled video game fans.

Video Spotlight: 3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Trailer

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015


SEGA Japan’s YouTube channel has unleashed a trailer for 3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2, the upcoming M2 port for 3DS. If you have a 3D-enabled display you can view the trailer in its intended stereoscopic 3D format. Check it out below:

3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 launches in the West in September this year for the 3DS eShop. It will feature a new Ring Keep mode which halves the amount of rings you lose every time you get hit.

Video Spotlight: Tembo the Badass Elephant Out Tomorrow, Launch Trailer Released

Monday, July 20th, 2015


Tembo the Badass Elephant is due for release tomorrow on PS4, Xbox One and Steam as a digital-only title. The game is SEGA’s second collaboration with Game Freak (creators of Pokemon) and the first since 1994’s Pulseman for the Mega Drive. The game is stylistically similar to the rhythm-based platforming of Rayman Origins.

You can watch the launch trailer below:

Video Spotlight: Sonic Running in Unreal 4 Looks Like Sonic 06 TGS Reveal Trailer

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015


Someone has gone and made a tech demo of Sonic running about in Unreal Engine 4. It’s a very early test with collision issues and some odd moments where Sonic runs on the spot but it’s certainly a technically impressive thing. Check it out:

However I couldn’t help but be reminded of a certain trailer for a certain game that I’d rather forget:

[Source: Tweak Town]

Video Spotlight: The First 7th Dragon III Trailer Has Gone Live

Saturday, July 4th, 2015


The first trailer for 7th Dragon III: code:VFD has gone live. You can check it out below:

As we previously learned, the opening theme is called Annabel and it’s by Vocaloid artist sasakure.UK. What we failed to pick up on is the fact Yuzo Koshiro has signed on for the game’s soundtrack which is pretty exciting news for fans of his work.

7th Dragon III: code:VFD launches in Japan on the 15th of October exclusively for 3DS. There is no word on a Western release and it’ll be unlikely that we get one seeing as the previous games have all been Japan exclusive.

Video Spotlight: Yakuza 5 Developer Interview Part 1

Thursday, June 25th, 2015


SEGA have conducted a 3 part interview with Toshihiro Nagoshi and Masayoshi Yokoyama, the director and producer of Yakuza 5. In the interview they discuss Yakuza 5’s theme and answer questions from the fans:

Yakuza 5 launches in the West in the 4th quarter of this year.

Video Spotlight: DVD Trailer for Ryu Ga Gotoku Stage Play is All Kinds of Awesome

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015


On August 27th, Japan will get a DVD release of the Ryu Ga Gotoku (Yakuza) stage play and there’s now a trailer for it below. Some of the actors playing each character are incredibly well chosen (Majima looks amazing) and the whole thing looks really authentic:

Imagine going to the theater and watching the yakuza have a big punch-up. Amazing.

Video Spotlight: Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games E3 Trailer

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015


Our second glimpse of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for Wii U and 3DS has now gone live! Check out the latest E3 trailer of the olympics-themed, crossover, mini-game collection below:

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is due for release on Wii U and 3DS later this year.

[Source: SEGAbits]

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