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Crazy Taxi: City Rush due March for iOS and Android

Crazy Taxi: City Rush due March for iOS and Android

SEGA has made Crazy Taxi for iOS and Android free to download, giving away the original game in its mobile form for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices ahead of a new version, Crazy Taxi: City Rush, due imminently. The game - originally designed for arcades in 1999, but then released for SEGA's Dreamcast the following year before being subsequently ported to PlayStation and other platforms - sees players racing to collect and drop-off passengers in a series of time-trials.

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Pier Solar HD just the latest Dreamcast game coming this year

Pier Solar HD just the latest Dreamcast game coming this year

Were you aware that not one, but several games coming to Sega Dreamcast this year? The latest bit comes from the game Pier Solar HD, a game which has released its first teaser trailer today. This game is also being released to Steam Greenlight this week.

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“Console Wars” movie to chronicle Sega vs. Nintendo era

“Console Wars” movie to chronicle Sega vs. Nintendo era

The current generation of young gamers have grown up entrenched in the PlayStation vs. Xbox so-called console wars, something that is fun from a select standpoint and gives companies a solid way to market their own wares. These two consoles have merely taken up the cause of a foundation laid before them, however, one forged by Sega and Nintendo in a now-bygone era; "Console Wars" is slated to chronicle it.

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ALIEN: Isolation: Ripley’s daughter hits Xbox One, 360, PS3, PS4, PC in 2014

ALIEN: Isolation: Ripley’s daughter hits Xbox One, 360, PS3, PS4, PC in 2014

This week it's become clear that the next Alien franchise game will be not only a multi-console, multi-tiered release, it'll also be as much the terror-infused survival game as the original Alien movie made us wish for. Of course we've got a long way to go before the game actually hits stores, but for now it's looking like the controversial inclusion of Ellen Ripley's daughter in the script is taking a back seat to the idea that this will be everything but a straight-up translation of Alien to a first-person game.

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Sega Mega Drive gets official Megatron Transformers treatment

Sega Mega Drive gets official Megatron Transformers treatment

Any geek who grew up in the 80's will have fond memories of Transformers toys and the Transformers cartoons that were on Saturdays. Odds are you will have fond memories of video games as well. A new tie up between Sega and Takara Tomy has been announced that will meld video games and Transformers.

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Sonic Boom TV series, Wii U, and 3DS games in the works

Sonic Boom TV series, Wii U, and 3DS games in the works

Nintendo has announced its last exclusive Sonic games for the Wii U and the 3DS portable console. The games will also have a spin off TV series. Both the games and the TV series will be called Sonic Boom. Sonic Boom is the third game in a Sega and Nintendo exclusive arrangement.

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Sonic Boom reboots classic SEGA with TV series and Nintendo games

Sonic Boom reboots classic SEGA with TV series and Nintendo games

SEGA has revealed Sonic Boom, a reboot of its classic Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, spawning new Nintendo Wii U and 3DS games, an animated TV series, and a new toy line, though the designs are already causing controversy. Set to screen on Cartoon Network as well as France's CANAL J and GULLI in the 2014/15 season, and arrive on Nintendo's home and portable consoles as an exclusive "prequel", Sonic Boom sees a new style of character design that has some fans of the original disappointed.

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Redux Dark Matters heads to Dreamcast: here’s why retro is “in”

Redux Dark Matters heads to Dreamcast: here’s why retro is “in”

After months of development and a rather successful crowd-funded venture last year, the folks behind the game Redux: Dark Matters are ready to bring their game to the public. This game is, believe it or not, set to be released for the Sega Dreamcast, a gaming console that was last sold in the year 2001. While the console itself is largely hailed as one of the biggest flops in video game history, Hucast Games has found a pocket of gamers that still want to use their precious machine for new games - hence the one we're seeing here in 2014!

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Sega Announces Alien: Isolation for launch in late 2014

Sega Announces Alien: Isolation for launch in late 2014

Back in October 2013, the first grumblings that a new game in the classic horror/sci-fi Alien franchise was in the works surfaced. The game had a working title at the time called Alien: Isolation. That working title has been confirmed this week by Sega and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer products to be the official title for the game.

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Alien: Isolation game places Ripley’s daughter alone in space

Alien: Isolation game places Ripley’s daughter alone in space

There's a video game being developed right this minute by Sega with a main character that, if you've never seen the Director's Cut of "Aliens", you might never have known existed. This character is the daughter of Ellen Ripley, a character that died (or so this one tiny scene suggests) while Ripley was floating home from her original Alien mission - not all that far from Prometheus. Here in a new game with a working title of Alien: Isolation, we're to take to a sparse universe not unlike that original film, doing so behind the eyes of the younger warrior.

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Sega of America confirms employee layoffs

Sega of America confirms employee layoffs

Sega, which was hit with a lawsuit in May over false advertisement for the game Aliens: Colonial Marines, has confirmed that it has laid off some of its employees in the United States, though specifics -- namely, the number of employees who were let go -- hasn't been specified. Such a move comes a handful of months after the company experienced hefty losses.

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Tommo retro themed accessories commemorate SEGA Genesis’ 25th anniversary

Tommo retro themed accessories commemorate SEGA Genesis’ 25th anniversary

For the nostalgic SEGA fans amongst us, Tommo has announced a slew of SEGA-themed accessories styled after popular consoles of days-gone-by, including the Dreamcast, Saturn, and Game Gear. Among the offerings will be headphones, mobile device covers, battery chargers, and more, all of them created to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the SEGA Genesis.

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