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Archive for September, 2012

Platinum Games Now Have An Exclusivity Deal With Nintendo

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Platinum Games; the famed developers of SEGA published games Bayonetta, MadWorld and Vanquish have now entered an exclusivity deal with Nintendo. This is why Bayonetta 2 is being released for the Wii-U with SEGA acting in an advisory role only.

Platinum Games have also revealed a 2nd Wii-U title called ‘The Wonderful 101’. You can watch the reveal trailer below:

Platinum Games have also spoke about how they regret not handling the PS3 version of Bayonetta themselves and how the negative feedback they received helped them learn to handle both 360 and PS3 versions of their games in-house.

[Source: Eurogamer]

Video Spotlight: Fangame Focus 2 – Sonic Time Attacked

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

We’re back on The Community Spotlight for another edition of Fangame Focus! This time we’ve taken a look at the infamous classic Sonic Time Attacked released back in 2003:

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Video Spotlight: Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Wii-U Gameplay

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

The lucky folk at Games Radar got some hands on time with Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed for the Wii-U. Check out their off screen footage of the game in action below:

[Source: Sonic Retro]

Video Spotlight: Bayonetta 2 Teaser

Friday, September 14th, 2012

It’s here.

[Source: Geeky Gadgets]

Bayonetta 2 Announced as Wii-U Exclusive UPDATED

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Bayonetta 2 is being published by SEGA in conjunction with Nintendo as the following screenshot proves: CLICK HERE

Thanks to Kevin Eva on Twitter.

Bayonetta 2 is actually a real thing! Platinum Games’ mental action game is getting a sequel and it’s a Wii-U exclusive.

Yusuku Hashimoto who produced the original Bayonetta is now directing and the former Clover Studio CEO Atsushi Inaba is now acting as producer.

Bizarrely, the game isn’t being published by SEGA but by Nintendo themselves. So in a strange way this isn’t actually SEGA news!

[Source: CVG]

Fan Scene: Sonic Blitz

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

In a new feature on our YouTube channel, we take a look at a new Sonic fangame currently in development by Emerald-Shine called Sonic Blitz:

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SEGADriven’s Best of SAGE 2012

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

So yeah, apologies for the delay on this one! The Sonic Amateur Games Expo obviously ended on August 12th but because of me moving home this has been delayed!

Regardless, here is a run-down of the games we thought were the best at this year’s SAGE:

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Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure Coming to iOS

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

SEGA have confirmed that Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure, the 3DS rhythm game in the vain of Space Channel 5 will be getting an iOS re-release at some point in the near future. The game will apparently be a free-to-play affair but you will have to dish out microtransactions for more content.

There is currently no word on an exact release date. More on this as we get it.

[Source: SEGABits]

Video Spotlight: SEGA Heritage Collection Trailer

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

The SEGA Heritage line of HD re-releases is almost here and there’s a fancy new trailer to show you what you’re in for:

As confirmed by the trailer, the release dates for all 3 games are as follows:

Jet Set Radio – September 2012
NiGHTS into dreams… – October 2012
Sonic Adventure 2 – October 2012

More on the exact dates as we get them.

[Source: SEGAShiro]

A Quick Update Regarding the Status of the Website

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Hello everyone, Sonic Yoda here. A friend of mine suggested I keep you all in the know as to why the site has been quiet for such a long period of time and I thought that was quite a good idea!

So on the 28th of July I moved home and even though I’ve been in the new place for over a month me and my flat-mate are still sorting the last few things out. The main one is obviously the internet.

With any luck we should be live soon but there’s some strange fault with my line (apparently) so even though I should’ve gone live on Tuesday (4/9/12) I’m still having endless calls with my provider to get things sorted.

We have some cool content for you when we’re back though so don’t think we’ve been slacking. I have a feature video that includes all my favourite games from this year’s SAGE to still upload and then we’ll be doing another collaborative video with The Community Spotlight.

Once again, apologies for the long period of dead-time but hopefully we should be live and kicking again soon!

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