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Archive for March 19th, 2012


Spiral Knights: Valkyrie Wings Promotion

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Every time a Ghost Bell rings … a Knight gets their Wings. Get a FREE Valkyrie Wings accessory with purchase of a $9.95 Energy Pack! Receive 1 of a possible 11 randomly chosen Wings.

Note that the Valkyrie Wings accessory will arrive to your character unbound! This means they are yours to use or trade. In case you aren’t familiar, the Valkyrie Wings are a costume accessory — add them to the “accessory” slot for your armor, and make your Knight unique.

Offer available through March 25, 2012. Check here for additional details.


Binary Domain heading to PC in April!

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Announced today, the much anticipated third-person squad shooter Binary Domain will be released on PC this April. PC fans who have been requesting this game – your words have been heard! We’re proud to announce that the truly unique story and setting of Binary Domain will soon be on your preferred platform!

For those that haven’t heard, Binary Domain is a pioneering third-person squad shooter from the creators of the Yakuza series. Set in 2080 Tokyo, Binary Domain paints a vivid picture of a country in social and environmental meltdown; players will battle against robotic defenses in a city where climate change has forced many to live in extreme poverty in the slums, while the others live in the near future upper city built on top of the lower city. With a central branching storyline, voice recognition in combat and conversation, and AAA shooter mechanics Binary Domain offers something genuinely unique to the genre.

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“As well as the excitement generated by Binary Domain in the console press we were seeing increasing numbers of players asking for a PC version. So we listened and we delivered.” said Gary Knight, Senior Vice President of Marketing at SEGA.

Binary Domain will be released on the PC platform in both boxed and digital formats. Further information can be found from your favorite retailer.


Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown Star Player Interview: Chibita

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We recently had a chance to sit down with Chibita, aka the God of Virtua Fighter. Check out what he has to say on getting started with Virtua Fighter, his preferred fight styles and how he prepares for tournaments.

Are you looking to get started with Virtua Fighter in anticipation of the upcoming release of Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown? Chibita, 2003 EVO VF4 Tournament Champion, recommends jumping right in and spending as much time practicing as possible.


Virtua Tennis Challenge Comes to Xperia Devices

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SEGA, in conjunction with the Sony Mobile, today announced the first-ever release of the Virtua Tennis franchise on smartphones with the new Virtua Tennis Challenge. Available now for select Sony Xperia Devices, grab your copy of Virtua Tennis Challenge now on Google Play.

“Virtua Tennis Challenge is a well-crafted adaptation of the sport on a touchscreen,” said Haruki Satomi, Senior Vice President of Digital Business at SEGA. “We are pleased to present a variety of customization options for characters and play style for virtually endless replayability.”

In Virtua Tennis Challenge, players can face off against 50 characters with unique strengths and play styles, using the Xperia Play’s game pad or touch screen to unleash top spin smashes, slice shots, lobs, and more. The varying environments of the 18 stadiums also affect ball movement across clay, grass and indoor courts.

In SPT World Tour mode, players use the money they earn progressing through full virtual tennis seasons to buy into major tournaments. In Exhibition Match mode, players can quickly dive into a game in an unlocked court to play a single or doubles game.  And since real tennis stars never play alone, Virtua Tennis Challenge also allows players to compete with friends and fellow amateurs over Bluetooth in single or doubles play.

“I love how the game represents real-life tennis movements with the touch mechanics,” said Sony Mobile’s Brand Ambassador and former World No 1, Caroline Wozniacki. “I will certainly be checking this one out in my down time, as I travel extensively I am always up for something new to entertain me on the go!”

Try out the game at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami and face off in real time, or get it on Google Play today for $4.99.