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Why physics matter so much to Sonic games

Speed is considered the key trait of Sonic’s gameplay. The thrill of blazing through landscapes and the challenge to quickly complete stages is almost always a selling point for his games. This past decade, his speed has been amped up...


Space Channel 5 VR: Arakata Dancing Show coming to HTC Vive

This weekend at Topikagi, part of the Japan Amusement Expo 2018, players were able to tag-up with the fabulous go-go boots of futuristic news reporter Ulala, as funkadelic franchise Space Channel 5 made a long-awaited return, now in VR form...


Valkyria Chronicles 4 trailer introduces the Edinburgh Army

Sega have started a new series of trailers featuring the characters of upcoming strategy sequel Valkyria Chronicles 4. The latest chapter in the series features more young men and women thrust into the dramatic conflict between the Atlantic...


I'd love a set of these cute Cocorot Persona 5 plushies

Video game merch company Algernon Product have released images of an upcoming set of soft toys, designed after the hipster heroes of Persona 5. The quirky spherical plushies are part of the "Cocorot" range.Measuring an adorable 70mm in heig...


Toy-makers add fuel to Sonic All-Star Racing speculation

Last week, screen-grabs from a document, purportedly leaked from Sumo Digital, turned up on Resetera. The document showed the British developers were working on a "kart racer" featuring a "Global IP". This led many to surmise that Sumo were...


Yakuza 6 gets a delay into April

It is with a heavy heart that I have to type this next sentence, but I'm just going to have to bite the bullet. Yakuza 6 has been delayed in the West until April 17, 2018. While no reason was stated for the delay, Sega is assuring fans it w...


Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia launches April 19

If you've somehow had your fill of Lizardmen and Dark Elves, Creative Assembly's next Total War game is more grounded -- and it's not far off. Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia, which revolves around the Anglo-Saxons, Gaelic clans, Welsh...


Kiryu's clan is best in this new Yakuza 6 video

One of the new mini-games in Yakuza 6 is something called "Clan Creator." If it wasn't evident from the title, you take street punks and make a clan out of them. It looks kind of fun and is pretty reminiscent of a similar feature from Yakuz...


Sonic Forces' Super Sonic DLC to be free permanently

Sega have announced, via the official Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter, that the Super Sonic DLC for gotta-go-fast platformer Sonic Forces will remain a free download forever.The DLC adds the sparkly golden Super Sonic character to the game's cas...


February's Games with Gold features some free Wang

After the relatively disappointing selection with last month's "Games with Gold" offerings, Microsoft has at least provided good games for February 2018. They are all fairly old and probably things you've already played, but they are all go...

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Sonic the Hedgehog co-creator Yuji Naka joins Square Enix

Speaking on Twitter, former Sonic Team head Yuji Naka has announced that he has taken a role working with Square Enix. Naka will work within the game development department to develop new titles.Naka was one member of the three-man team res...

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Yakuza 6 still features the series' zany mini-games

Yakuza 6 is only a few short months away from us, so Sega is ramping up the hype train with some trailers. In this first one, we get a look at some of the various mini-games that will populate Kamurocho and Hiroshima. I'm particularly in lo...


Sega unveil mysterious 'Senki' countdown website

Sega have opened a countdown site teasing an upcoming announcement. The site features a huge ornate clock, ticking away, in a cloud-based atmosphere. The countdown is scheduled to end on January 19 at 15:00 JST.There are some clues here: th...


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