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A chat with Sega's first lady of RPGs, Rieko Kodama

In an industry that does basically nothing to preserve the past, Sega has been an outlier. On basically any platform imaginable, you can obtain a decent chunk of Sega's first-party output from the Genesis and a few select games from other p...

 
 
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New video shows off a cancelled Shenmue HD remake

The recent release of Shenmue I + II for PS4, Xbox One and PC has left many wondering what a full remaster/remake of the legendary title would look like. Was Sega ever working on such a project? Turns out it was. As uncovered by Euroga...

 
 
 
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Shenmue and Yakuza are really not that similar

For nearly as long as I’ve been playing Yakuza games, I’ve always read comments from fans saying, “These games are like Shenmue”. At first glance, that definitely sounds accurate. I even remember making such a claim ...

 
 
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Shenmue II's remaster will be based on the Xbox port

Now that we have a release date for the Shenmue I & II remaster, more details about the compilation are coming out and it could be a cause for concern from diehard fans. In an FAQ on the official Shenmue website, Sega has made it clear ...

 
 
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What should these Sega candles smell like?

As spotted on Sega Forever's Facebook page, Sega has gotten the Very Good idea to make replica Mega Drive and Dreamcast candles. There's just one question: what scent should they have? Folks have been chiming in with suggestions like Street...

 
 
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Yakuza eliminated any interest I had in the return of Shenmue

Shenmue is a strange game that always fascinated me. The open-world adventure follows Ryo as he pursues his father's killer across Japan and China, but sometimes he's on an urgent search for sailors, and others he's just hanging out by that...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
 
 
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Sega Forever is poised to be the ultimate retro trip

Nintendo isn't the only company with an extensive back catalog of retro classics. Sega was also hot during the '90s and their portfolio of titles is nearly as ubiquitous with retro gamers as the Big N's. While Sega has never shied away from...

 
 
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Yoot Saito is teasing a new Seaman project

Seaman might be returning. Can they -- can they do that? Yoot Saito, the creator of the oddball Dreamcast game about talking to and raising a human-faced fish, seems to be putting the early word out there, but there isn't much of anything t...

 
 
 
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Sonic turns 25 years old this week

It feels like yesterday, but the original Sonic the Hedgehog was released in North America 25 years ago on June 23. Growing up as a Nintendo man in elementary school, I was mostly able to experience Sonic at my friends' houses. It soun...

 
 
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Classic Skies of Arcadia: Legends gets a difficulty hack

As discovered by Siliconera, there's a new hack for Skies of Arcadia: Legends (the GameCube version of the game), which makes the experience more difficult. As if I needed yet another reason to replay it. The alterations basically make...

 
 
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You can play Jet Set Radio now via backward compatibility

 Jet Set Radio is available on Xbox One now via 360 backward compatibility. The Dreamcast classic came to the Xbox 360 in 2012, offering a HD remake of the cult favourite, rollerblading tag-'em-up. The other two games joining the backw...

 
 
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King of Fighters 2000 coming to PS4 next week

SNK isn't screwing around with its comeback. On top of a brand new King of Fighters and an enhanced port of The Last Blade 2, the studio is bringing the The King of Fighters 2000 to PlayStation 4 in North America next Tuesday, May 3, t...

 
 
 
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Happy 16th birthday, Sega Dreamcast

Twenty years ago on this day, Sony released the original PlayStation (at least in North America, anyway, because never you mind anything that happens in other parts of the world). Also celebrating a birthday today (its 16th) is the Sega Dre...

 
 




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