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1:00 PM on 01.02.2014

Sega's All-Stars Racing on iOS is fun, but has horrid IAP

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is a bona fide hit in my mind. I've had more fun with it this past year than any recent Mario Kart, and there's so much content to find, it's insane. Sumo Digital really did a gre...

Chris Carter





12:00 PM on 01.01.2014

Shenmue's Ryo Hazuki returns in All-Stars Racing mobile

Sega has been teasing the return of Ryo Hazuki recently -- a character previously absent from Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. At this time I can confirm that he will indeed be returning to the franchise, but for rig...

Chris Carter

2:30 PM on 12.31.2013

Sega teases Ryo Hazuki's return to racing

With the end of the year approaching, Sega let loose a nice surprise for fans on their Twitter page. Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed is chock full of references and fan service, and now we can expect the return of S...

Alessandro Fillari

8:00 AM on 12.30.2013

Sega to experiment more with free-to-play on 3DS

Sega is experimenting with the free-to-play model right now on the 3DS in Japan, and it looks like it might yield some favorable results. They're scheduled to release their first F2P title soon with Initial D: Perfect Drift O...

Chris Carter

7:00 PM on 12.22.2013

Square Enix and Sega serving up some festive mobile deals

Hopping on the old St. Nick bandwagon, both Square Enix and Sega are sharing the holiday spirit with sales on some of their mobile games for iOS and Android platforms.  Highlights from the house that Final Fantasy built ...

Wesley Ruscher

12:45 PM on 12.17.2013

Typing of the Dead Overkill gets sweary with Filth DLC

Considering that Typing of the Dead: Overkill wasn't known about until the day of release and almost never saw the light of day, it's great to see more DLC packs extending the life of the game further. First there was the Sha...

Alasdair Duncan

1:00 PM on 12.13.2013

Four Alien: Isolation screenshots have surfaced

The Alien game rumored to be in development at Creative Assembly, Alien: Isolation, has gone through another leak following a pair of images getting out earlier this week. I hate to say it, but the disastrous Aliens: Colonial...

Jordan Devore

8:00 PM on 12.11.2013

Sonic 2 mobile remaster has long-lost Hidden Palace Zone

A remastered Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is launching on Android on December 13. It comes from the team that created the engine used in the excellent Sonic CD port from a few years ago. Even cooler, it will include a finished, playa...

Steven Hansen

11:00 PM on 12.09.2013

Alien: Isolation art seems to show Ripley's daughter

Artwork for the trademarked but not-officially-announced Alien: Isolation has been discovered by NeoGAF. In addition to the image above, there's what looks to be the game's box art, viewable below. It's a miniscule picture, b...

Jordan Devore

5:00 PM on 12.08.2013

Race as Yogscast in Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Popular YouTube celebrity Simon "Honeydew" Lane is now available as a brand new participant in Sega's Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed on PC. Developed to help raise money for SpecialEffect -- a charity that help...

Wesley Ruscher

10:00 PM on 12.05.2013

Sega 3D Classics Altered Beast and Sonic out now for 3DS

Following last week's debut of 3D Space Harrier and Super Hang-On on the 3DS eShop, another pair from the Sega 3D Classics line is available: 3D Sonic the Hedgehog and 3D Altered Beast. These are priced at $5.99/€4.99/&p...

Jordan Devore



Play Sonic Racing Transformed for free this weekend photo
Play Sonic Racing Transformed for free this weekend
by Jordan Devore

One of the best kart racers in years can be played for free this weekend on Steam. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is yours for the trying now through Sunday at 1:00pm Pacific.

If you like what you see, the full game is currently on sale for $4.99 until Monday at 10:00am Pacific. This version has a number of exclusive characters, including the Spy, Pyro, and Heavy from Team Fortress 2. (There's no beating Joe Musashi, though.)

Steam has had its fair share of good games going free for the weekend, but Transformed is one I urge all Sega fans to check out. It single-handedly rekindled my love of kart racing.

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11:30 AM on 12.02.2013

Total War: Rome II is getting an expansion soon

Total War: Rome II will be getting an expansion, called Caesar in Gaul. This new campaign will focus around Caesar and the Gallic War, and the campaign will feature seasons with weather effects. New units will be added to the...

Joshua Derocher

3:30 PM on 11.29.2013

Atlus is free to revive classic Sega brands

When Sega purchased Index Holdings along with Atlus back in September, many fans of the niche company were worried about the future of their beloved library of titles. Fast forward to today, it all looks like it's busine...

Alessandro Fillari

12:00 PM on 11.29.2013

Sega launches Virtua Fighter 20th anniversary site

Sega has opened up a new site to celebrate Virtua Fighter's 20th anniversary, and has provided a trailer of the original game's intro to celebrate. You won't find a whole lot there outside of artwork and said video though, a...

Chris Carter

12:45 PM on 11.25.2013

The Typing of the Dead: Overkill DLC goes Shakespeare

I was over the moon when The Typing of the Dead: Overkill was released, as I totally loved the original Typing of the Dead in concept and play. But maybe the text offerings were a little too vulgar for you and you'd appr...

Conrad Zimmerman