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News: Even at 10% Complete, PSO 2 Vita Looks Good

Even at 10% Complete, PSO 2 Vita Looks Good

Energy shots

We only recently found out SEGA's Phantasy Star Online 2 is coming to Vita, although the publisher deflated our hopes of playing it this year by saying it's only 10% complete. Still, to say it's got a gruelling 90% of development ahead, it looks pretty good already. SEGA released these screenshots of the game following a press event in...

News: Take a Look at Bayonetta in Anarchy Reigns

Take a Look at Bayonetta in Anarchy Reigns

Anarchic manes

Platinum Games has released the first images of Bayonetta in online brawler Anarchy Reigns. The crossover was announced earlier in the week, and will see all first-edition copies of the game bundled with a code opening up access to the hairy witch in the title’s 16-player online component. With Madworld

News: Bayonetta Struts into Anarchy Reigns

Bayonetta Struts into Anarchy Reigns

Hair she is

Platinum Games’ pert protagonist Bayonetta is set to make a cameo in the upcoming arena brawler Anarchy Reigns. The sassy star will be made available for all those that pre-order the game (known as Max Anarchy overseas) ahead of its Japanese release. Publisher SEGA’s yet to share any gameplay details, but more information is expected...

Rumour: Shenmue HD Was Finished Over a Year Ago

Shenmue HD Was Finished Over a Year Ago

"I see..."

Here’s a story to get the old blood boiling: according to GamerZines, SEGA has been sitting on finished versions of Shenmue HD and Shenmue II HD for over a year. The website reports that the Japanese publisher decided to hold back the hotly anticipated re-releases in order to get a feel for the future of the Shenmue franchise as a...

News: SEGA Shifts Exclusive Yakuza: Dead Souls DLC from GAME

SEGA Shifts Exclusive Yakuza: Dead Souls DLC from GAME

No prizes for guessing why

There’s a good chance you might have pre-ordered SEGA’s upcoming Yakuza: Dead Souls from GAME, seeing as the UK retailer had the exclusive on the game’s Densetsu DLC pack. The problem is, the troubled retailer has opted not to stock the spin-off title this week, meaning SEGA has had to transfer the bonus to other...

News: Jet Set Radio HD Loses Some of its Original Songs

Jet Set Radio HD Loses Some of its Original Songs

Super brothers

A big part of the appeal of SEGA’s cel-shaded graffiti franchise Jet Set Radio is the music – so there’s been warranted concern over the upcoming HD remaster’s soundtrack. The good news is that SEGA’s managed to relicense just over half of the original playlist; the bad news is that it couldn’t nab rights to the other...

News: No More Sonic 4 Episodes Planned Beyond Episode 2

No More Sonic 4 Episodes Planned Beyond Episode 2

Cutting things short

Episodic content is a curse – just ask fans of Half-Life. Sadly it looks as though SEGA’s not going to be the ones to break that curse, announcing that it has no plans to continue its Sonic the Hedgehog 4 series beyond the upcoming Episode 2. Sonic Team producer Takashi Iizuka broke the depressing news, telling Digital Spy...

News: Yakuza: Dead Souls Launch Trailer Sets the Scene

Yakuza: Dead Souls Launch Trailer Sets the Scene

Karaoke

The Yakuza series is well regarded for its melodramatic plotlines and ridiculous minigames, but by bringing zombies into the fold, Yakuza: Dead Souls hopes to set a new precedent. The game’s launch trailer sums up the silly nature of the title by showing eye-patched series veteran Goro Majima doing his very best karaoke performance...

News: Phantasy Star Online 2 is Only 10% Complete on Vita

Phantasy Star Online 2 is Only 10% Complete on Vita

Still a way away

If you thought that the Phantasy Star Online 2 footage released earlier today looked a bit rough, then worry not: SEGA’s Satoshi Sakai has revealed that the PlayStation Vita version of the title is only 10% complete. The game was announced as part of Sony’s Vita Game Heaven promotion earlier today, but the footage shown was...

News: Yakuza: Black Panther 2 Demo Drops in Japan

Yakuza: Black Panther 2 Demo Drops in Japan

Like a dragon

SEGA’s released a demo for Yakuza’s second PlayStation Portable spin-off, Yakuza: Black Panther 2, in Japan. The demo, which is exclusive to Famitsu for the time being, features four components, including a sample of the game’s story mode, a chunk of hub-world Osaka to explore, a battle tutorial and a taste of the game’s...

News: First Jet Set Radio Footage Skates Past

First Jet Set Radio Footage Skates Past

Slick

SEGA's posted the first trailer for its upcoming digital release of Dreamcast classic Jet Set Radio, and it looks... well, like a sharper version of Jet Set Radio. The trailer's got everything you'd want: Captain Onishima, skating, tagging and some of that awesome music too. Here's hoping the game's legendary soundtrack survives intact, though...

News: SEGA and Arkedo Reveal Hell Yeah!

SEGA and Arkedo Reveal Hell Yeah!

The rabbit is coming, you better start running

SEGA’s finally lifted the lid on its collaboration with Parisian developer Arkedo. As confirmed on IGN overnight, Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Rabbit is coming to PlayStation Network later this year. The game is about a rabbit prince who embarks on a bloody rampage when compromising photographs of him are...