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SEGA Announces Cloud Gaming Deal With Ubitus Inc

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Ubitus Inc and SEGA of America have joined forces to bring cloud gaming features to some of SEGA’s most popular mobile games.

Ubitus CEO Wesley Kuo announced, “We are very excited to partner up with SEGA of America, one of the world’s leaders in interactive entertainment and a company that is recognized around the world for its quality contents.

Our mission is to create a world-class gaming experience accessible to people anywhere at any time, and content is definitely a key ingredient in this.

With great partners like SEGA, we can certainly look forward to bring exciting cloud gaming experiences to our North American and European customer base, and together we will continue to grow and solidify the cloud gaming industry for the masses.”

Ubitus Inc’s services will enable SEGA to stream PC and Mac titles to mobile devices so players can enjoy them on the go. No titles have been mentioned specifically at this time.

[Source: SEGANews.net]

April 1st Activities Across the Community

Monday, April 1st, 2013

It’s April 1st and you know what that means? Playing pranks on each other! Below we’ve collected some of the activities going down on various SEGA community websites that we thought were worth sharing:

Project Diva Wiki Announces 3 New Games

The Project Diva Wiki have announced 3 new titles in the Project Diva series with one curious entry appearing on PSone!

The Sonic Stadium Reveals a New Layout

The Sonic Stadium have revealed an exciting new layout which is tailor-made for 56k modem users! Finally, you can enjoy The Sonic Stadium as you’d always imagine it would look on Geocities!

Watermelon Games Rebrand as Banana Games

Watermelon Games, the developers of Pier Solar have decided to re-brand and become Banana Games! The developer will have a new focus on digital games and have announced a $19.99 subscription service which will allow you to play Pier Solar Mini on Facebook!

SEGA of America Announce Re-Releases That Use Goat Processing

SEGA have officially joined in on the April 1st fun by announcing a series of re-releases that have been “enhanced” with “goat processing”.

We will update this entry as more April 1st updates come to light.

Yakuza Fan Reveal Pirate Spin-Off “Ryu Ga Gotoku Of Endless Tides”

Yakuza Fan have the exclusive news of a new pirate-themed Yakuza game called Ryu Ga Gotoku Of Endless Tides!

SEGA Back-Pedals on YouTube Video Removals Decision

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

After a controversial decision by SEGA to remove certain Shining Force-related videos from YouTube, SEGA have back-pedalled on their decision.

Brand manager Aaron “RubyEclipse” Webber has released the following statement:

“Thank you to all of our fans for waiting while we worked hard to get this issue solved. While SEGA may need to remove videos in rare cases, we’re happy to confirm that there are no further plans to remove Shining Force videos uploaded to Youtube by users living in North American and European territories. Additionally, if you live in these territories and your video was removed, please get in touch with us at communityteam@sega.com so that we can look into it for you.”

[Source: SEGANews.net]

The Hedgehog Day SEGA Blog Post Is Hiding Something

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

SEGA have released their Hedgehog Day post. Hedgehog day marks the American release of Sonic the Hedgehog 3 and is usually the day when SEGA announce or tease information about new Sonic titles.

The post includes the following letters are in bold:

e r n i r e h d g r

Commenters have noticed that those letters are an anagram for “red herring”. Have SEGA duped us all or is it a double bluff? Stay tuned to find out!

[Source: SEGA Blog]

Cutbacks at SEGA Europe and US

Friday, March 30th, 2012

SEGA is to cancel certain titles and cut jobs in an attempt to “streamline” its’ focus.

SEGA have reported a significant loss for the financial year ending 31st of March 2012 and will go under a “structural reform” effective immediately. Reasons for the loss are said to be “challenging economic climate and significant changes in the home video game software market”.

The games that SEGA have cancelled have not been named at this time but the Sonic, Alien, Total War and Football Manager franchises are uneffected.

[Source: Eurogamer]

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