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Archive for October, 2012

Video Spotlight: SEGA E3 1996 Trailers Including Sonic Xtreme

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

YouTube ArgyleDX has uploaded some classic SEGA trailers that were featured heavily at E3 1996. The most interesting of the lot is cancelled Sonic game Sonic Xtreme which would’ve been released for the Saturn. Also featured is beta footage of Sonic 3D Blast which shows a different design to the loops and floor-gates:

Next up we have a SEGA Saturn showcase reel which features a load of gameplay footage from various Saturn games like NiGHTS, Bug Too, Cyber Troopers Virtual-On and Fighting Vipers:

Finally we have the Mega Drive showcase reel which features X-Women, Bugs Bunny: Double Trouble and Vectorman 2:

[Source: The Sonic Stadium]

SEGA Halloween Mobile Sale Now On

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

SEGA have launched a Halloween iOS sale that runs from now until October 31st. Here’s a list of the offers:

Jack Lumber for iOS now $0.99, £0.69, €0.79
Sonic CD for iOS & Android now $1.99, £1.99, €1.59
Golden Axe 2 for iOS now $0.99, £0.69, €0.79
Golden Axe 3 for iOS now $0.99, £0.69, €0.79
Football Manager 2012 for iOS & Android now $4.99, £2.99, €3.99

[Source: SEGA]

Video Spotlight: Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz Launch Trailer

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz is finally out in the UK so let’s celebrate with a launch trailer!

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz is available now for PS Vita.

[Source: SEGA Europe’s YouTube Channel]

SEGA of Japan Launch New MMORPG ‘Rusty Hearts’ UPDATE

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Update at 11:57
Rusty Hearts is available to play in the West but is not published by SEGA. In the West the game is available to play via Perfect World under the name Rusty Hearts: Reborn. Click here for more information. Thanks to Daryl Sautter on Twitter for the information!

Original Story
SEGA of Japan have launched a new MMORPG called Rusty Hearts. As you’d probably gathered the game is a Japan exclusive release. Here’s a promotional video:

Detailed information on the game including the PC specs you’ll need to play the thing can be found at SEGA of Japans’ official site and there’s also an official site for the game.

[Source: SEGA]

Skyfall Release Day! Let’s Play James Pond II: Codename Robocod

Friday, October 26th, 2012

So the new James Bond film ‘Skyfall’ is out today. We’re big fans of Daniel Craig’s James Bond so we decided to celebrate in the most SEGA way possible, by playing James Pond II: Codename Robocod! See what we did there?

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Video Spotlight: All Stars Transformed 3DS Gameplay

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

The Sonic Show have got their hands on some gameplay footage of the 3DS version of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. It’s a bit short but at least we now know what the game is going to look like when the portable version finally rolls out:

[Source: The Sonic Show]

The Community Spotlight: The Sonic Stadium Part 2

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

On Tuesday The Community Spotlight revealed the first part of an interview with our host The Sonic Stadium. We’re now back for part 2 of this interview that sees Pete “Titanscreed” Nethercote interviewing Svend “Dreadknux” Joscelyne from The Sonic Stadium. Click below to listen to the final part:

Long live the TSS Network!

Video Spotlight: Total War Rome 2 Eurogamer Developer Session

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Eurogamer have uploaded the full developer session for Total War: Rome 2 on YouTube. Presented by Jamie Russell, the session takes “an entertaining look at the development of Rome 2”. Watch the session below:

[Source: SEGA]

Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit DLC Now Available

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

The previously announced DLC content for Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit is now available to purchase.

The Pimp My Rabbit pack includes 50 new masks, 11 driller skins for Ash’s jet pack driller, and classic SEGA franchise and character skins for $2.99 / £1.99 / €2.49 / 240MSP / AUD$4.25. Also available is the Virtual Rabbit Missions which includes an additional 50+ missions for $4.99 / £3.69 / €4.49 / 400MSP / AUD$7.75.

Check out the launch trailer below:

[Source: SEGA Blog]

Prepare to Have Your Ears Destroyed by Super Monkey Ball: The Musical

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

In what has to be one of the most bizarre advertising campaigns we’ve seen since the previous Monkey Ball one (you know, with the boobs), SEGA have revealed a collaboration with Random Encounters to release a 3 part Super Monkey Ball musical on YouTube. Yes, you heard that right. This is all in celebration of the release of Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz on PS Vita.

If you feel like putting yourself through this horror then watch the first part below. Probably best you watch this alone and out of sight from other people/animals:

[Source: SEGA Blog]

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