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News: Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit DLC Gets Nostalgic

Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit DLC Gets Nostalgic

Welcome to the Fantasy Zone

What’s better than a shamed dead rabbit hell-bent on revenge? A bunch of forgotten SEGA protagonists hell-bent on revenge, of course. Developer Arkedo has released a couple of new DLC packs for Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit this week, which implement a slew of classic character skins. Amongst the famous faces are...

News: Anarchy Reigns Attacks Western Store Shelves Early Next Year

Anarchy Reigns Attacks Western Store Shelves Early Next Year

At last

That ear shattering roar you just heard was editor Damien McFerran celebrating the long overdue release date announcement for “groundbreaking multiplayer brawler” Anarchy Reigns. SEGA's just sent us word that the title will launch on 8th January in North America and 11th January in Europe. The Platinum Games developed fighter sparked...

News: Yes, Sonic the Fighters Is Coming to the PSN

Yes, Sonic the Fighters Is Coming to the PSN

Don't shoot the messenger

Following weeks of speculation, SEGA has finally confirmed that Sonic the Fighters is coming to the PlayStation Network. As predicted, the terrible arcade fighting game will release alongside fellow Model 2 titles Virtua Fighter 2 and Fighting Vipers. You’ll be able to purchase all three games for ¥800 (roughly $10) in...

News: Check Out Kazuma Kiryu Driving a Taxi in Yakuza 5

Check Out Kazuma Kiryu Driving a Taxi in Yakuza 5

A to B

One of the many side-activities in Yakuza 5 – alongside Virtua Fighter 2 and, er, snowball fighting – will allow you to put protagonist Kazuma Kiryu behind the wheel of a taxi. The brand new Japanese developer diary embedded below shows the mode in action, as the former Tojo Clan chairman weaves in and out of traffic on two wheels and...

News: Jet Set Radio Vita Runs Out of Spray Paint

Jet Set Radio Vita Runs Out of Spray Paint

Dreamcast classic delayed

You’ll have to wait a little longer before you can hum the bass line on the train, because SEGA has confirmed that it has pushed back the PlayStation Vita version of graffiti simulator Jet Set Radio. In a statement released to Push Square, the company revealed that the delay was due to “necessary development...

News: Yakuza 5's Club SEGA Expanding with Virtua Fighter 2

Yakuza 5's Club SEGA Expanding with Virtua Fighter 2

"Maybe I'll play some"

Yakuza 5 is taking a step closer to its spiritual predecessor Shenmue by incorporating playable Virtua Fighter 2 cabinets into its Club SEGA arcades. The fighter will be available in its 2.0 and 2.1 revisions, providing a tantalising treat for fanatics who can tell the difference between the versions. Other arcade cabinets...

Rumour: Sonic the Fighters Is Punching onto PSN

Sonic the Fighters Is Punching onto PSN

Groan

Awful arcade brawler Sonic the Fighters may be the next retro SEGA title to be ported to PSN. Prolific online super sleuth Superannuation teased the game’s imminent arrival on his Twitter feed, noting: “Sonic the Fighters getting a digital re-release suggests to me that SEGA is running out of Sonic games to re-release.” Those of you...

News: New Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Trailer Drifts Online

New Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Trailer Drifts Online

Splash wave

Ignore the atrocious title – Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed looks great. This brand new trailer is dedicated to showcasing the mascot mash-up’s various modes of play, including World Tour, Split-Screen and Online. Personally, we're only interested in taking Gilius Thunderhead for a spin around Outrun Beach. The game's due...

News: Don't Worry, There'll Still Be Plenty of Dating in Yakuza 5

Don't Worry, There'll Still Be Plenty of Dating in Yakuza 5

Choose your words carefully

You’d imagine amongst all of the taxi driving, hunting and fighting, the cast of Yakuza 5 wouldn’t have much time for dating as well – but luckily for us, they do. Publisher SEGA has revealed a little more about the upcoming sequel’s overhauled hostess side-missions, and, as with the rest of the game, it sounds...

News: We're Not Sure What to Think of This Yakuza 5 Branded PS3

We're Not Sure What to Think of This Yakuza 5 Branded PS3

Garish, perhaps?

The Yakuza franchise has a history of prompting some pretty spectacular PlayStation 3 bundles – but this latest redesign isn’t to our tastes. The custom console comes with a gold DualShock 3 controller, a copy of Yakuza 5, an 8GB USB drive, and a beach towel. Yeah, we don’t get the significance of the towel either. It'll...

News: Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit Brings Pretty Colours to PSN

Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit Brings Pretty Colours to PSN

Utterly bananas

Most people agree that Perez Hilton deserves a slap, but in Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit he’ll get more than just a stinger around the chops. After compromising images of protagonist Ash are published on the Hell-ternet (PerezHellton.com, presumably), he gets so frustrated that he goes on a maniacal killing spree through the...

News: Yakuza 5 Attacks Japanese Stores on 6th December

Yakuza 5 Attacks Japanese Stores on 6th December

Fans won't have to wait long

SEGA has released two brand new Yakuza 5 trailers at the Tokyo Game Show, as well as confirming that the game will be available to Japanese consumers on 6th December. The story of Yakuza 5 begins with Kazuma Kiryu working as a taxi driver, and thus getting into some crazy car chases. The plot also somehow incorporates...

News: SEGA Confirms October Release Date for NiGHTS HD

SEGA Confirms October Release Date for NiGHTS HD

Sonic Adventure 2 also along for the ride

The season of superb SEGA remakes will not end with the excellent Jet Set Radio HD. The publisher has confirmed that it will release both NiGHTS into Dreams HD and Sonic Adventure 2 HD on 2nd October in North America. Those of you in Europe will face a breathless 24-hour wait for the titles to sprint...

News: Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit Won't Cost a Penny with PlayStation Plus

Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit Won't Cost a Penny with PlayStation Plus

Better and better

It’s always nice when a game that you’d decided to buy anyway gets the giveaway treatment with PlayStation Plus. Arkedo’s off-the-wall Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit is the latest title to get added to the premium service’s Instant Game Collection. That means members in Europe won’t need to pay a penny to play the...

News: NiGHTS and Sonic Adventure 2 Go HD in October

NiGHTS and Sonic Adventure 2 Go HD in October

Sweet dreams

SEGA classics NiGHTS into Dreams and Sonic Adventure 2 are escaping the confines of standard definition and jumping onto PlayStation Network in fabulous HD next month. Under the SEGA Heritage label, the duo will be revitalised alongside Jet Set Radio, which is skating its way onto the PlayStation Store in September. We don't hav

News: ToeJam & Earl Is Almost Certainly Jammin' onto PS3

ToeJam & Earl Is Almost Certainly Jammin' onto PS3

Don't take a vacation

Achievements for SEGA’s spunky 16-bit adventure ToeJam & Earl have casually strutted online, pointing to the Rogue-like’s imminent arrival on digital platforms. The trinkets follow a slew of rumours pegging the extraterrestrial escapade for PS3 release. The publisher's keeping its plans zipped for now, but expect an...

News: Pre-Order Jet Set Radio's Original Beats

Pre-Order Jet Set Radio's Original Beats

Yappie feet

Those hoping to get a good night’s sleep will do well to avoid Jet Set Radio’s soundtrack. The official record is currently up for pre-order on iTunes and Amazon ahead of its 18th September release date. The 17-track soundtrack includes all of Hideki Naganuma'

News: Yakuza 5's Dance Battles Sound Absolutely Incredible

Yakuza 5's Dance Battles Sound Absolutely Incredible

Bust a move

When SEGA announced Kazuma Kiryu’s adopted daughter Haruka Sawamura was going to be a playable character in upcoming PS3 exclusive Yakuza 5, we pondered how the mild mannered teenager was going to play. We figured the former Tojo Clan chairman might have taught her the art of self-defence, but worried that fighting didn't suit her...