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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...

News: Get Rough and Ready with Yakuza 5's Tojo Clan

Get Rough and Ready with Yakuza 5's Tojo Clan

Avoid these men

SEGA has released a batch of images of some of the members of Yakuza 5's Tojo Clan, including series veterans Goro Majima and Daigo Dojima, as well as three new characters Yuu Morinaga, Masato Aizawa and Minoru Aoyama, which you can see in the screenshots section below. Goro Majima, also known as 'Mad Dog Majima', made his debut in...

News: Team Ninja Wants Ryo Hazuki in Dead or Alive 5

Team Ninja Wants Ryo Hazuki in Dead or Alive 5

"I see"

When Ryo Hazuki is not searching for sailors, playing Lucky Hit, or ignoring the advances of countless beautiful women – he’s fighting. And Dead or Alive 5 director Yosuke Hayashi reckons that would make him a perfect fit for the upcoming arcade brawler. Asked by VG247 if he had any dream cameos in mind, Hayashi responded: “I’d say...

News: Jet Set Radio HD Tags PSN on 11th September

Jet Set Radio HD Tags PSN on 11th September

Get some sleep

SEGA’s confirmed that it will paint Jet Set Radio HD onto the PlayStation Store on 11th September in North America. PlayStation Plus subscribers will be given the first opportunity to crank up the volume, with vanilla PSN members invited to the party on 18th September. The re-mastered Dreamcast classic will set you back just $9.99...

News: Hell Yeah! Rolls onto PS3 on 25th September

Hell Yeah! Rolls onto PS3 on 25th September

Dangerously attractive

Arkedo Studio’s acclaimed PSN platformer Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit is set to take on the underworld on 25th September, a new trailer has revealed. A European release will follow on 3rd October. The game will cost $14.99. If you don’t know much about the SEGA published title, then, well, we wished we could help...

News: You'll Be Able to Play Taiko Drum Master in Yakuza 5

You'll Be Able to Play Taiko Drum Master in Yakuza 5

Could this game get any better?

Yakuza 5 has continued its pursuit towards ultimate epicness by announcing that Namco Bandai’s Taiko Drum Master will appear as a playable arcade cabinet within the open-world adventure. Arcade mini-games are no stranger to SEGA’s successful series, but this marks the first time that the publisher has teamed up...

News: Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Gets Bonus Edition

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Gets Bonus Edition

Splash wave

You’re probably going to want the Bonus Edition for SEGA’s upcoming mascot mash-up, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. The premium package for the Sumo Digital developed kart racer includes an additional stage, character, and more. It’s the new circuit that’s getting our wheels in a spin, though. The OutRun Bay Track is...

Rumour: ToeJam & Earl Strutting onto PlayStation 3

ToeJam & Earl Strutting onto PlayStation 3

Hope you like jammin', too

SEGA’s spunkiest extra-terrestrial tag-team, ToeJam & Earl, could be bouncing onto PlayStation 3, if a rumour on Siliconera is to be believed. According to the site’s anonymous sources, the original Mega Drive game and its side-scrolling sequel, Panic on Funkotron, are the next titles on the publisher's growing...

News: Another Look at Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition

Another Look at Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition

Albeit, a very small look...

A couple of days ago SEGA officially announced that Yakuza 1 & 2 would be getting a shiny HD remake on PS3. Today we bring you a small glimpse of the game in the shape of a double-page spread in everyone's favourite Japanese gaming magazine, Famitsu. It's safe to say that Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition is shaping up...

News: Sonic Adventure 2 Leaps onto PSN This Fall

Sonic Adventure 2 Leaps onto PSN This Fall

City escape

Fans of urban snowboarding and killer bass lines will no doubt be stoked to learn that Sonic Adventure 2 is set to slide onto PSN later this year. The Dreamcast classic will be getting a fresh lick of paint, similar to other upgraded favourites such as Jet Set Radio and SEGA Bass Fishing. The original Sonic Adventure released on...

News: Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Officially Announced

Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Officially Announced

Gangsta's paradise

A Yakuza HD collection was outed recently, but now SEGA has officially confirmed the release of Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition. As well as all-new sparkly high definition visuals, it'll also feature Trophy and data install support to make your trip into the underground world of organised crime run just that little bit smoother. The...

News: SEGA Accidentally Outs Yakuza HD Collection

SEGA Accidentally Outs Yakuza HD Collection

Back to Kamurocho

It’s a good job Kazuma Kiryu and co are fictional characters, otherwise SEGA would be in big trouble for leaking the Tojo Clan’s plans. An errant listing uncovered by Andriasang appears to hint at the imminent release of a Yakuza HD Collection. The listing notes that PS2 titles Yakuza and Yakuza 2 will be lavished with the...