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Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams Reboot! Releasing in Western Territories in June 2021

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Cotton Reboot!

The Western release of Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams Reboot! has finally been confirmed for June 2021 on both Switch and PS4. The game will release both digitally and physically and will be published by Inin.

The Cotton remake was developed by Beep based on the Success original which was released on SEGA’s System 16 arcade board back in 1991. The Cotton series is a franchise of cute, horizontally-scrolling shoot-em-ups where you play as a young witch called Nata de Cotton who has to battle several monsters through a fantasy world to obtain her Willow candy. You can check out a trailer for the Cotton Reboot! by clicking the embed below:

Cotton Reboot! adds a new, HD art style to the game as well as the ability to play the 1993 X68000 port of the game. In addition to this there is also a newly arranged soundtrack as well as online leaderboards.

[Source: Nintendo Everything]

Max Thunder Coming to Streets of Rage 4 Via Mr. X Nightmare DLC

Friday, April 30th, 2021

The next playable character in the Mr. X Nightmare DLC for Streets of Rage 4 has been revealed to be Max Thunder. Max only appears as a boss in the base game using SOR4’s updated art style, but he did make a playable appearance via his unlockable retro incarnation. You can check out Max in action via the reveal trailer below:

The Mr. X Nightmare DLC for Streets of Rage 4 will be available later in 2021 for PC, Xbox One, PS4 and Switch. The DLC will also feature new music by Tee Lopes of Sonic Mania fame.

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis to Launch Worldwide June 2021

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

Revealed back in July 2020, Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is a massive expansion for PSO2 that acts as a new title in the MMORPG franchise that takes place in the same universe as PSO2. While the game was previously given a rough Spring 2021 release date upon reveal, we now have a firm release date of June 2021 worldwide. The game is set to release on PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S in the West, while ports are also being released for PS4 and Nintendo Switch in Japan.

The release date announcement came in the latest “Prologue” stream on the official PSO2 YouTube. You can re-watch the hour-long stream via the embed below:

[Source: Nibel on Twitter]

Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX Launches on June 24th 2021

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything regarding the Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX remake by Merge Games, so it’s extremely exciting to hear that it’s finally got a release date of June 24th 2021. You can check out the latest trailer for the game below:

Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX releases on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Nintendo Switch on June 24th 2021. The game features a new art style, new stages, new modes and “alternative” boss fights as well as the option to switch between the new art style and the original look of the Master System game.

Physical copies of the game are being sold via Signature Edition and special edition versions with an art book, pin badges, a CD soundtrack and more goodies are also being sold. Click here to browse the selection at Signature Edition.

SEGA Forever Retrospective Series Continues With a Look at the Streets of Rage Franchise | Video Spotlight

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

SEGA Forever continue their franchise retrospective series on YouTube with an in depth look at the entire Streets of Rage series. It’s a very interesting little piece that even makes mention of the 8 bit ports and the failed franchise revival from 1999. Check it out via the video embed below:

Dotemu Confirms Streets of Rage 4 DLC is in Development

Saturday, August 29th, 2020

During a Reddit AMA, Dotemu confirmed that Lizardcube and Guard Crush Games are working on additional content for Streets of Rage 4. There is currently no release window set in stone, but the publisher responded to the question of, “will you add content to Streets of Rage 4?” with the following:

“YES, we will but there is no ETA. You guys are awesome and deserve the best so give us time to do things right.”

Streets of Rage 4 released on PC, Xbox One, PS4 and Switch back in April 2020.

[Source: Eurogamer]

Watch the First Trailer for Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World | Video Spotlight

Saturday, August 29th, 2020

The first trailer for Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World has arrived and it confirms that the game is a 2.5D remake of Monster World IV. Check it out below:

The game is being developed by Artdink who currently employ former members of the original Westone team who developed the original version of Monster World IV. The game will arrive in the first quarter of 2021 for Switch and PS4.

[Source: IGN]

Phantasy Star Online 2 Expansion ‘New Genesis’ Releasing Worldwide Spring 2021

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

Revealed during the Xbox Games Showcase, a brand new expansion for Phantasy Star Online 2 called New Genesis will launch worldwide for PC, Xbox One and Xbox One Series X in Spring 2021.

For North American players, Phantasy Star Online 2 is still a PC and Xbox One exclusive, but this new expansion will be launching on all currently supported platforms in Japan as well. These include Nintendo Switch and PS4, but only in Japan. You can watch the reveal trailer below:

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis promises “limitless adventure and unparalleled character customization”. The expansion will launch in Spring 2021. A European release for Phantasy Star Online 2 is still unconfirmed.

Herzog Zwei is the Next Game in the SEGA Ages Line-Up for Switch, New Details Shared

Sunday, June 28th, 2020

The next SEGA Ages game for the Switch has been confirmed as Herzog Zwei. This title originally released on the Mega Drive back in December 1989 and is often regarded as one of the first RTS titles.

Developed by Technosoft of Thunder Force fame, this new port by M2 features a brand new practice mode which offers an extensive tutorial for new players. Alongside the game’s Original mode is a SEGA Ages mode which adds information panels and a mini map to help manage your craft and weaponry. We also have a Helper mode which gives you more resources and health for an easier gameplay option. The game will also support online multiplayer between 2 players, but the player you’ll face off against is chosen at random with no support for friends. The usual SEGA Ages settings and features like screen resizing, wallpapers and replays are also supported.

SEGA Ages: Herzog Zwei is due to release on the Switch eShop “soon” and will be priced at 999 yen for Japan. There is currently no word on a release date or pricing for the Western versions.

[Source: Siliconera]

Picross S: Mega Drive & Mark III Edition Coming to Switch “Soon”

Saturday, June 27th, 2020

A brand new Mega Drive & Mark III edition of Picross S for the Nintendo Switch has been revealed by the game’s developer Jupiter in a recent BitSummit video. This new version of the game features puzzles based on characters from various retro SEGA properties, including Sonic the Hedgehog, Alex Kidd, Phantasy Star and more.

The game will contain 4 modes: Picross, Mega Picross, Colour Picross and Clip Picross. The game is due to release worldwide this Autumn 2020 as a digital eShop title. You can watch the reveal trailer below:

[Source: Japanese Nintendo]

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