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News: SEGA Coy About Phantasy Star Online 2 Vita Western Release

SEGA Coy About Phantasy Star Online 2 Vita Western Release

It's all so quiet

You may have been elated to read on other websites yesterday that Phantasy Star Online 2 is heading overseas next year. Unfortunately, the official announcement only mentioned the PC release of the game – ominously ignoring the recently revealed Vita version. Puzzled by the announcement, Joystiq contacted SEGA a

News: You'll Have to Deal with Drunks in Yakuza 5's Taxi Missions

You'll Have to Deal with Drunks in Yakuza 5's Taxi Missions

Don't puke

Once again proving that the Yakuza franchise is arguably the best in games right now, SEGA has revealed a little more about veteran protagonist Kazuma Kiryu’s taxi missions in Yakuza 5. It’s still not clear why the former Tojo Clan chairman has switched the Sunshine Orphanage for a career behind the wheel, but the publisher has...

News: NiGHTS into Dreams Makes PSN Dreams Come True

NiGHTS into Dreams Makes PSN Dreams Come True

At last!

In a move that made at least one Push Square staff member a little too excited, SEGA has announced it's to re-release legendary SEGA Saturn game NiGHTS into Dreams on PSN later this year. The download will come with enhanced HD graphics, 16:9 widescreen support, leaderboards and Trophies, or you can relive the original 32-bit experience in...

News: SEGA Teases NiGHTS into Dreams Announcement

SEGA Teases NiGHTS into Dreams Announcement

Dream catcher

SEGA is teasing something to do with classic on-rails flying title NiGHTS into Dreams. The publisher uploaded an image of an industrial-like setting on its Facebook page earlier today, which fans have noted looks an awful lot like Stick Canyon from the original SEGA Saturn game. There’s some discussion that this could be related to...

News: Sonic the Hedgehog Leaps into Super Monkey Ball Vita

Sonic the Hedgehog Leaps into Super Monkey Ball Vita

Yeah, not bad

SEGA has announced the first DLC pack for PlayStation Vita title Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz in Japan. The free “Sonic Pack” will reward you with a statue of the blue blur which can be incorporated into custom stages using the game’s level editor. The peculiar primate puzzler is set to release overseas later this year.

News: SEGA Reveals First Yakuza 5 Mini-Games

SEGA Reveals First Yakuza 5 Mini-Games

Crazy taxi

SEGA’s Yakuza series is well known for its enjoyable mini-games. The heart of the franchise might lie with its self-serious narrative and wonderful characters, but part of what makes the series so enjoyable is its insistence on introducing alternative mechanics. Yakuza 5 is something of a reboot, and so it’s unsurprising to see the...

News: Anarchy Reigns Attacks the West in Q1 2013

Anarchy Reigns Attacks the West in Q1 2013

Holding back

Platinum Games’ arena brawler Anarchy Reigns was originally scheduled to release any time now. But while the game will still arrive in Japan early next month, those of you in North America and Europe will have to wait until Q1 2013. SEGA announced the news on Twitter, informing an eager fan that the game’s release had been...

News: New Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz Trailer Rolls Online

New Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz Trailer Rolls Online

Grab a spoon

A brand new Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz trailer has tumbled online. The footage shows off several stages from the upcoming primate puzzler, and even details the game’s level creation feature. Judging from the trailer, the gameplay looks as sweet as ever. Will you be tucking into Banana Splitz when it launches exclusively on...

News: Hatsune Miku Vita Is Not Dancing Overseas

Hatsune Miku Vita Is Not Dancing Overseas

Sad face

Despite being on display at Sony’s E3 booth, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F is not heading overseas. According to SEGA, the title is being shown off in order to “gauge interest” in the product, and while the game's commanded a fair amount of attention the Japanese publisher still has “no plans” to bring it to the West. At least the...

News: Danica Patrick is in Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Danica Patrick is in Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Go Daddy

Our favourite SEGA character Danica Patrick is set to make a cameo in Sumo Digital’s upcoming crossover kart racer, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. For some reason, the NASCAR driver will be a playable character alongside favourite faces such as B.D. Joe and Beat. She’ll drive a series of customised vehicles designed...

News: Jet Set Radio HD Features the Full Original Soundtrack

Jet Set Radio HD Features the Full Original Soundtrack

Almost, anyway

Last time we checked in with Jet Set Radio HD it was missing some of its licensed songs. But SEGA recently promised some good news regarding the re-release's soundtrack, and boy has it delivered. The publisher’s announced on its official blog that it has managed to land "99.9%" of the original soundtrack. That includes Rob...

News: Aliens: Colonial Marines Collector's Edition Stalks PS3

Aliens: Colonial Marines Collector's Edition Stalks PS3

Beep, beep

SEGA’s announced a collector’s edition for Aliens: Colonial Marines. The bundle – which is exclusive to Amazon in the UK – includes a resin powerloader figurine, a USCM dossier, and a limited edition hive box. You’ll also get a bunch of in-game content, including four playable movie characters, additional customisation options,...

News: Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit Looks Nuts

Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit Looks Nuts

Perez Hellton

French studio Arkedo is no stranger to pretty games, but its latest collaboration with SEGA looks set to kick things up a notch. The developer has released a brand new trailer for its upcoming shooter Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit, which is set to blast onto the PlayStation Network later this year. The game follows the story of...

News: Daytona USA and Ridge Racer Smash Together

Daytona USA and Ridge Racer Smash Together

We have no words

Legendary SEGA arcade racer Daytona USA and Namco's Ridge Racer finally collide after years of taking separate racing lines, with Ridge Racer on Vita set to get the legendary Daytona Hornet as DLC. The car hits Japan on 6th June, alongside a song called Ridge Racer: Ridge Racer USA Mix, which we can only assume mashes up the famous...

News: Yakuza 5's Haruka Won't Engage in Fights

Yakuza 5's Haruka Won't Engage in Fights

Different formula

We must admit, we did a double-take when SEGA announced orphan Haruka would be a playable character in Yakuza 5. The youngster is a world away from the angry men that typically populate the cast of SEGA’s niche adventure series. How is she going to fight? Many speculated that Haruka might have been trained by protagonist Kazuma...

News: Anarchy Reigns Release Date Unclear

Anarchy Reigns Release Date Unclear

Chaos ensues

Don’t ask Platinum Games when the upcoming Anarchy Reigns is set to release in North America and Europe – the developer doesn’t know. Despite being localised and ready to go, SEGA has switched the title’s Western release date to TBC. “That means to be confirmed, not to be cancelled,” the developer joked. SEGA’s yet to even...

News: SEGA Reveals Jet Set Radio for PS Vita

SEGA Reveals Jet Set Radio for PS Vita

Let's get funky

SEGA's just announced that Dreamcast classic Jet Set Radio is coming to PS Vita this summer. The enhanced port of the game that made the world fall in love with cel-shading (until The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker anyway), Vita owners will be able to use their system's touch screen and camera in-game. You can apply graffiti using...

News: First Yakuza 5 Screenshots Swagger Online

First Yakuza 5 Screenshots Swagger Online

So solid crew

A lot has changed since the conclusion of Yakuza 4. Series protagonist Kazuma Kiryu is now working as a taxi driver, while his adopted daughter Haruka Sawamura has gone in pursuit of her dreams. One thing that hasn’t changed, though, is Shun Akiyama’s suit. That’s right, the recently revealed Yakuza 5 might take place a few years...

News: Yakuza 5 to Feature Five Playable Characters, New Engine

Yakuza 5 to Feature Five Playable Characters, New Engine

Five is the magic number

As promised, SEGA has revealed the very first details about the hotly anticipated Yakuza 5. The fifth entry in the series appears to be playing up to its title well, featuring five playable protagonists set across five different cities. The game’s due out later this year on PlayStation 3 and will boast – wait for it –...