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Archive for October 12th, 2011


SEGA Revs Up the Engines for Daytona USA

Daytona USA

Today we are happy to announce the triumphant return of the cherished arcade racer, Daytona USA! Speeding out of the past from its 1993 debut, Daytona USA will be racing onto Xbox LIVE Arcade for and PlayStation Network. The classic title has been tuned up and overhauled with enhanced graphics, steering wheel support and, for the first time on home consoles, online multiplayer. Daytona USA will be available as a speedy digital download in North America on October 25 for PlayStation Network ($9.99) and October 26 for Xbox LIVE Arcade (800 Microsoft Points), and in late November in Europe.

Did you Name that Game?

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Of course, this is the official announcement, but gamers with a ear for old school classics already had some hints that this was coming from our recent Name that Game contest. Did you guess it was Daytona USA? Of course you did and that’s why we love you! Official updates on winners will be posted in the weeks to come, once we’ve finalized and confirmed everything.

Features! Updates! More Trailers!

Since its arcade debut, Daytona USA has stood the test of time as one of SEGA’s top racing titles, thanks to its colorful tracks for drivers of all skill levels, breakneck-speed gameplay and competitive head-to-head multiplayer options. The game’s iconic soundtrack is instantly recognizable to SEGA and racing fans everywhere, and every detail of the original hit has been meticulously preserved, polished and presented for the ultimate version of Daytona USA.

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• Fresh Oil and a New Coat of Paint: Experience the classic retro graphics of the original arcade hit in an enhanced,16:9 widescreen format
• Let’s Go Away: Relive your glory days of racing to the sounds of the original Daytona USA soundtrack, also available in Karaoke Mode (admit it, you know you have been singing along anyway)
• Pedal to the Metal: Drive like a pro with included support for the Logitech GT Driving Force steering wheel controller on PS3™, and all Xbox 360-supported steering wheel controllers
• Reach the Winner’s Circle: Challenge AI opponents in Arcade Mode, race the clock in Survival and Time Trial Modes, and trade paint with up to eight players in online multiplayer to place on the worldwide leaderboard


Out Now – Guardian Heroes!

Guardian Heroes

It’s here! It’s really here! Guardian Heroes, a title that has been long sought by Saturn collectors for years, is out now in a fully digital format on Xbox Live Arcade! If you’ve always wanted to play this gem, look no further and save a little coin along the way! And if you’ve never even played it, and always wanted to, then pick it up today and learn why it inspired so many other great games after it!

Launch Trailer

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Launch Sreenshots

Guardian Heroes

Guardian Heroes

Guardian Heroes

Guardian Heroes

For a few more screens, head over to our Flickr and check the last few images!


Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure Box Art

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Here’s the box art to be looking for when Rhythm Thief comes out on the 3DS in early 2012!


Sonic 4: Episode 1 Permanent Price Reduction

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We would like to share some good news with our loyal fans across the globe, from the 12th October 2011 Sonic 4: Episode 1 will be available to purchase for 800MSP on XBLA worldwide, and £6.29/€7.99/AU$12.95 on PSN in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

PSN North America will drop the price on 18th October.

This means everyone will be able to still enjoy Sonic and save money :)