All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘SEGA’

Company of Heroes 2 Multiplayer Previewed in New Dev Diary

Company of Heroes 2 will be released for PC next week, but that almost wasn’t the case. The game was caught in the turmoil of the THQ bankruptcy late last year, being delayed along with other THQ games such as Metro: Last Light. In January, publishers had a feeding frenzy (auction) over the various THQ properties and studios, some of …

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Sonic Lost World 3DS Is Looking Really Good

The next proper Sonic game – Sonic Lost World – is a Nintendo exclusive. In other words, it’s only coming to the Wii U and 3DS. We’ve seen some gameplay from the Wii U version, but now Sega is giving us a sneak peak at the 3DS version. Sega shared gameplay of the first stage – Windy Hill – running …

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Here’s What It Took To Bring Mickey Mouse Back To Video Games

Aside from Epic Mickey and Kingdom Hearts, Mickey Mouse has been largely absent from video games for the past 10 years. That used to not be the case back in the 80s and 90s when Capcom and Sega made fantastic games starring classic Disney characters. Now Disney is bringing those games back. So, what is it like to create a …

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Sonic Lost World Sure Looks A Lot Like Sonic Xtreme

Remember Sonic Xtreme? You probably don’t as it was canceled before it ever came out, and only a few slices of game footage have ever made it online. Even so, it seems that Sega has not forgotten this title as the new Sonic title for Wii U – Sonic Lost World – looks to borrow some elements from the canceled …

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Homeworld Franchise Bought by Gearbox

The bankruptcy and break-up of THQ is still having wide-ranging implications for the gaming industry. While many of the publishers who bought nearly-finished games in the auction are polishing up the titles for release, the future of some of the less popular game franchises that sold in January are a bit up in the air. One of the biggest acquisitions …

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Mickey Mouse Returns To The Castle Of Illusion This Summer

Disney and Capcom made a lot of people happy at PAX East when they announced an HD remake of the NES classic Ducktales. Now Disney is reviving another classic platformer of ages past. Sega and Disney announced today that they’re remaking Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Unlike Ducktales, which is getting a …

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Sega Brings Goat Processing To Its Stable Of Classic Titles

Sega defenders of the early 90s had one trump card in fights with Nintendorks – blast processing. The fabled technology allowed Sega Genesis games to run faster than their Super Nintendo counterparts which made games like Sonic the Hedgehog only possible on Sega’s hardware. Now the company is introducing an entirely new brand of processing to breathe new life into …

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Sega To Release Retro Themed Notebook PCs In March

Sega bowed out of the hardware race in 2001 after the Dreamcast couldn’t keep up with Sony’s PlayStation 2. Since then, fans have prophesied the return of Sega hardware every September 9 in honor of the Dreamcast’s original release date of September 9, 1999. Finally, after 13 years of waiting, Sega fans can get their hands on some Sega hardware …

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New Aliens: Colonial Marines Trailer Slows Down the Action

The previews for Aliens: Colonial Marines have been a bit back and forth. By that I mean some of them make the game look like a thoughtful spinoff of the first three Alien movies with similarly creepy design (the alien hive preview), while others have made the game look like a mindless shooter that resembles all the action-heavy parts of …

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Aliens: Colonial Marines Multiplayer Trailer Released

One of the best unfulfilled promises when it comes to Aliens games is good multiplayer where some players can take on the role of the xenomorphs. 2010’s Aliens vs. Predator did an okay job with the concept, but it still fell short of that ideal of worried, huddled marines slowly making their way through an alien-infested environment while other players …

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Aliens: Colonial Marines Channels James Cameron In Latest Trailer

Aliens: Colonial Marines is shaping up to be one of the best shooters of the year. Early previews have indicated that Gearbox Software “gets it” by making Xenomorphs the terrifying foe that they should be. You wouldn’t know that, however, if you only watch the latest trailer. In what’s called the “Kick Ass Trailer,” Sega shows off the more action …

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THQ Sold: Studios, Games Go to Sega, Ubisoft, and Others

The feeding frenzy over THQ took place yesterday, but no news of the event had leaked out until now. Kotaku has published an internal THQ memo from THQ CEO Brian Farrell and President Jason Rubin that details the sale of the company and most of its assets. The letter is fairly sad, and the latter half is highly personal and …

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