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Update for After Burner Climax on iOS and Google Play

Back from an extended sortie, After Burner Climax for iOS and Goole Play is getting an update, notably a new fighter jet to pilot! Here’s the new jazz:

  • New Plane! Fly in the X-47B – the latest in stealth technology from Northrup Grumman.
  • Exciting new in-game cinematics!

 

Get ABC Now!

 

After Burner Climax (iOS and Google Play)
After Burner Climax (iOS and Google Play)

 
   
   
 

SEGA Mobile Weekend Sale – Crazy Taxi, After Burner, & House of the Dead

This weekend only, pick up select titles on Android and iOS App Store on the cheap! If you’ve been holding out on grabbing Crazy Taxi, After Burner, or House of the Dead – now’s the best time to buy! Check the listings below for the game you want, and the updated store price!

Crazy Taxi

Crazy Taxi
ORIGINAL PRICE: $4.99/5.49AUD$/ 4.49€/ £2.99
SALE PRICE: $0.99/0.99AUD$/0.89€/£0.69
Buy Now! (iOS Only)

After Burner

After Burner Climax - iOS
ORIGINAL PRICE: $2.99/2.99AUD$/ 2.69€/ £1.99
SALE PRICE: $0.99/0.99AUD$/0.89€/£0.69
Buy now on iOS
Buy Now on Android

House of the Dead: Overkill – The Lost Reels

House of the Dead: Overkill - The Lost Reels
ORIGINAL PRICE: $4.99/5.49AUD$/ 4.49€/ £2.99
SALE PRICE: $2.99/2.99AUD$/2.69€/£1.99
Buy Now on iOS
Buy Now on Android

Will you pick any up? Let us know in the comments below!

 
   
   
 

After Burner Climax: Live on the App Store

After Burner Climax - iOS

Take to the skies on the go — the one-of-a-kind arcade action of After Burner Climax is now live on the App Store for iPhone and iPad!

Here’s where you can go get the game right now:
https://itunes.apple.com/app/id560524987

This is the same AM2-developed arcade game already brought to digital console download, and now – as if you needed proof we were living in the future – on your mobile device. And oh yes: the game is just around the corner for Android. More details available soon!

Get Ready!

After Burner Climax brings blistering jet fighter arcade action: easy to pick up and play, difficult to master, with tons of customizable settings and game modes. You can blaze through a single game “storyline” in no time, but mastering every path and exploring every level is always what gave the game depth and purpose.

The After Burner series was at the heart of SEGA’s arcade heritage in many ways – from the 1987 arcade original to the stunning translation to 8-bits on the Master System, through After Burner Climax and its iterations, this series has always been about combing terrific hardware and technology with fast action, clever tactics, and infectious replayability.

After Burner Climax - iOS

The Sky is the Limit

Gorgeous graphics and smooth, intense gameplay aside, one of the defining features of After Burner has always been the wide range of options. We’re happy to say those have made it to mobile: You can select from the F-14D Super Tomcat by Northrop Grumman, the F-15E Strike Eagle or F/A-18E Super Hornet by Boeing; each plane has four custom paint jobs to choose from.

The game also features secret levels, power-ups, and different game modes including Arcade Mode and Score Attack. Returning from the XBLA/PSN version of the game are the EX Options — unlock the power of your arsenal and other power-ups such as unlimited lives and continues, auto lock-on and persistent Climax Mode.

The game will even feature leaderboards – test your mettle against pilots the world over, because there are, as they say, no points for second best when you’re in the danger zone.

After Burner Climax - iOS

iOS Features

In addition to bringing the arcade action and options to the App Store, there are additional iOS features we’ve added:

  • Airplay Support
  • HDMI Support
  • Retina Display on iPhone 4/4S/5 and iPad 3rd and 4th Gen
  • Support for iPad Mini

Time to Fly!

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After Burner Climax is Landing on iOS

iABC announce

Traveling at supersonic speed from the danger zone to your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch — After Burner Climax! The elite aerial dogfight game originally developed by Sega AM2 has barrel-rolled its way from the arcades to digital console download … and now is on the way to your waiting hands on the App Store.

More details are on the way — the game is arriving at, yes, mach speed: Get Ready!

 
   
   
 

Global Xbox Live Sale on NOW!

In case you’ve missed it we have, right now, a huge selection of our Xbox Live Arcade titles on sale — 19 in all, as well as all avatar items discounted until April 25th. The full list of discounted titles with old and new prices is below, so let’s get to that:

Game Original Price Sale Price Savings
Streets of Rage 2 400 MSP 200 MSP 50%
Ecco the Dolphin 400 MSP 200 MSP 50%
Happy Tree Friends: False Alarm 800 MSP 400 MSP 50%
Phantasy Star II 400 MSP 200 MSP 50%
Gunstar Heroes 400 MSP 200 MSP 50%
Crazy Taxi 800 MSP 400 MSP 50%
After Burner Climax 800 MSP 400 MSP 50%
Altered Beast 400 MSP 200 MSP 50%
Comix Zone 400 MSP 200 MSP 50%
Cyber Troopers Virtual On 1200 MSP 800 MSP 33%
Golden Axe 400 MSP 200 MSP 50%
OutRun Online Arcade 800 MSP 400 MSP 50%
Shinobi 400 MSP 200 MSP 50%
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 1200 MSP 800 MSP 33%
Sonic Adventure 800 MSP 400 MSP 50%
Sonic the Hedgehog 400 MSP 200 MSP 50%
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 400 MSP 200 MSP 50%
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 400 MSP 200 MSP 50%
Sonic & Knuckles 400 MSP 200 MSP 50%

And, as I said, all of the avatar items are discounted as well. There is what I would call a plethora — a wealth — of titles here; a wide variety. Something for everyone!

Many of these — particularly those involving rapid hedgehogs — you are all quite familiar with. They need no introduction. Some of these I feel compelled to call out: I had almost forgotten some existed on XBLA until now, and others are simply games I love to talk about at every opportunity.

For the record, many Sonic games are on sale. By which I mean, all of them. Sonic and the 2nd one and the one with Knuckles and the other one with Knuckles; Sonic 4 and the one with Knuckles and Big the Cat.

After Burner Climax

After Burner Climax

There is never a wrong time for After Burner Climax — it represents both SEGA’s arcade lineage and some of the most mind-bending arcade technology ever delivered. For me, it reaches back to one of my favorite 80s games, the 8-bit version of the original arcade title. A challenging game that invites you to blaze through it over and over, in glorious HD.

Phantasy Star II

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Honor bound to mention this title, as I continue to represent the series to this day and the originals are some of the finest examples of the genre. A step up from the insidious grinding of the Master System original, Phantasy Star 2 has excellent heroes and villains to spend your time with.

Cyber Troopers Virtual On Oratorio Tangram

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One of the first titles I ever wrote about as a Community Manager here, this is one I’d nearly forgotten about. Seeing it on sale a) warms my heart and b) makes me want to turn into a giant robot and blow other robots up. This game boasts one of the most awesome titles on XBLA and is, in fact, one of the coolest games in the genre. That genre is “robots who fight each other”; with multiplayer and a pedigree from the finest in Japanese robot battlin’ entertainment, what are you waiting for?

Streets of Rage 2

Streets of Rage 2 (Virtual Console)

Because it’s Streets of Rage 2, for goodness sakes. The best side-scrolling brawler of the 90s, and therefore, of all-time. The music was excellent, and it was incredibly realistic, in that you could heal yourself by turkey legs concealed under breakable objects while fighting off swarms of thugs with co-ordinated names and jean jackets. I’ve heard Tokyo is actually a lot like this.

Crazy Taxi and Sonic Adventure

Crazy Taxi (XBLA/PSN)

The advanced guard of the Dreamcast’s digital return — Sonic and friends adventure across the expanse of the Dreamcast platform in Sonic Adventure, in a unique combination of high speed action, epic story, and puzzle-based adventure. Meanwhile, Crazy Taxi turns you loose on streets that unmistakably pay homage to my own city of San Francisco, featuring an incredibly realistic driving sim of what it is actually like to drive in this city arcade-fueled driving mayhem. For the screenshot here, I picked my favorite one — the one where the car is driving fast and all crazy, and in which you are making crazy money.

Ecco the Dolphin

Ecco the Dolphin - Virtual Console

The most eerie, haunting, difficult, and enchanting game you could possibly have devised of an adorable dolphin searching for his lost pod. Rumors of a next gen sequel are unconfirmed as of press time.

Shinobi

Shinobi - Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection

The original, the arcade version, the quarter taking, green ninja wasting, shuriken flinging, advancing wall of spinning-head boss-round having, Joe Musashi-introducing master of side-scrolling 2D old-school excellence. I remember playing this one in the local Safeway back in nineteen eighty-something, thinking I could master it because I had the Master System version at home. I was wrong. This one is hard. Ninjitsu!

 
   
   
 

Xbox Live Arcade Mega Sale Games Revealed!

Today is the day – December 30th – we are happy to reveal the Xbox Live Arcade games for our Holiday Mega Sale. Remember, these are available in North America, Europe, United Kingdom, and Australia! You have only one day to get in on these crazy deals – do not delay! The Xbox community has been very patient so without any further delay …

Xbox Live Arcade

Lost Labyrinth Act II - running

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG
→ Xbox Live Arcade price was $5.00 now $3.00 save 40% – Buy Now!

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG2
→ Xbox Live Arcade price was $5.00 now $3.00 save 40% – Buy Now!

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 3
→ Xbox Live Arcade price was $5.00 now $3.00 save 40% – Buy Now!

SONIC & KNUCKLES
→ Xbox Live Arcade price was $3.00 now $1.50 save 50% – Buy Now!

SONIC 4 EPISODE 1
→ Xbox Live Arcade price was $15.00 now $10.00 save 33% – Buy Now!

SONIC ADVENTURE
→ Xbox Live Arcade price was $10.00 now $5.00 save 50% – Buy Now!

AFTER BURNER CLIMAX
→ Xbox Live Arcade price was $10.00 now $5.00 save 50% – Buy Now!

iPhone

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Super Monkey Ball
$2.99 $0.99
£1.79 £0.59
€ 2.39 € 0.79
$3.99 (AUS) $1.19 (AUS)
Sonic the Hedgehog
$4.99 $2.99
£2.99 £1.79
€ 5.49 € 2.39
$8.99 (AUS) $3.99 (AUS)
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
$4.99 $2.99
£2.99 £1.79
€ 5.49 € 2.39
$8.99 (AUS) $3.99 (AUS)
Super Monkey Ball 2
$2.99 $0.99
£1.79 £0.59
€ 2.39 € 0.79
$3.99 (AUS) $1.19 (AUS)
Super Monkey Ball 2 Sakura Edition
$4.99 $2.99
£2.99 £1.79
€ 5.49 € 2.39
$8.99 (AUS) $3.99 (AUS)
Sonic 4 Episode 1
$6.99 $2.99
£3.99 £1.79
€ 5.49 € 2.39
$8.99 (AUS) $3.99 (AUS)
Phantasy Star 2
$2.99 $0.99
£1.79 £0.59
€ 2.39 € 0.79
$3.99 (AUS) $0.99 (AUS)
ChuChu Rocket!
$2.99 $0.99
£1.79 £0.59
€ 2.39 € 0.79
$3.99 (AUS) $1.19 (AUS)
ChuChu Rocket! HD
$4.99 $2.99
£2.99 £1.79
€ 5.49 € 2.39
$8.99 (AUS) $3.99 (AUS)
Gunstar Heroes
$2.99 $0.99
£1.79 £0.59
€ 2.39 € 0.79
$3.99 (AUS) $1.19 (AUS)
Altered Beast
$2.99 $0.99
£1.79 £0.59
€ 2.39 € 0.79
$3.99 (AUS) $1.19 (AUS)

PlayStation Network

The first battle

Sonic Adventure
$9.99 $4.99
£6.29 £3.19
€7.99 €3.99
$12.95 (AUS) $6.95 (AUS)
Sonic Adventure DX
$4.99 $1.99
£3.19 £1.19
€3.99 €1.49
$6.95 (AUS) $2.45 (AUS)
Sonic 4 Episode 1
$14.99 $9.99
£9.99 £5.49
€12.99 €6.99
$19.95 (AUS) $11.45 (AUS)
Afterburner Climax
$9.99 $4.99
£7.99 £3.99
€9.99 €4.99
$15.95 (AUS) $8.45 (AUS)
Phantasy Star Portable 2
$39.99 $15.99
£27.99 £13.99
€34.99 €17.99
$54.95 (AUS) $27.95 (AUS)
Valkyria Chronicles 2
$39.99 $15.99
£27.99 £13.99
€34.99 €17.99
$54.95 (AUS) $27.95 (AUS)

Sega Genesis Collection $15.99 $9.99

Iron Man 2 $19.99 $15.99

Gunstar Heroes $4.99 $2.99

 
   
   
 

Mega Holiday Sale 2010 Starts tonight!

└─═[ MEGA SALE HOLIDAY 2010 ]═─┐

This Holiday save up to 70% on over 20 SEGA games! Buy for yourself, or buy for a friend! The Sale starts tonight on December 21st and runs until January 3rd, details below, read on!

Super Mega Special Deals!

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 4 EPISODE I
Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I logo
→ iTunes AppStore was $6.99 now $2.99 save 57% – Buy Now!
→ iTunes AppStore was £3.99 now £1.79 save 55% – Buy Now!
→ iTunes AppStore was € 5.49 now € 2.39 save 56% – Buy Now!
→ iTunes AppStore was $8.99 (AUS) now $3.99 (AUS) save 56% – Buy Now!

→ PlayStation Network was $14.99 now $9.99 save 33% – Buy Now!

SONIC ADVENTURE
Sonic Adventure (XBLA/PSN)
→ PlayStation Network was $10 now $5 save 50% – Buy Now!

CHUCHU ROCKET!
Chu Chu Rocket
→ iTunes AppStore was $2.99 now $0.99 save 67% – Buy Now!
→ iTunes AppStore was £1.79 now £0.59 save 67% – Buy Now!
→ iTunes AppStore was € 2.39 now € 0.79 save 67% – Buy Now!
→ iTunes AppStore was $3.99 (AUS) now $1.19 (AUS) save 70% – Buy Now!

Plus a special treat for Xbox LIVE Arcade customers on Dec 30th. Don’t forget to buy for your friends and Santa won’t forget to bring you gifts!

iPhone

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Super Monkey Ball
$2.99 $0.99
£1.79 £0.59
€ 2.39 € 0.79
$3.99 (AUS) $1.19 (AUS)
Sonic the Hedgehog
$4.99 $2.99
£2.99 £1.79
€ 5.49 € 2.39
$8.99 (AUS) $3.99 (AUS)
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
$4.99 $2.99
£2.99 £1.79
€ 5.49 € 2.39
$8.99 (AUS) $3.99 (AUS)
Super Monkey Ball 2
$2.99 $0.99
£1.79 £0.59
€ 2.39 € 0.79
$3.99 (AUS) $1.19 (AUS)
Super Monkey Ball 2 Sakura Edition
$4.99 $2.99
£2.99 £1.79
€ 5.49 € 2.39
$8.99 (AUS) $3.99 (AUS)
Sonic 4 Episode 1
$6.99 $2.99
£3.99 £1.79
€ 5.49 € 2.39
$8.99 (AUS) $3.99 (AUS)
Phantasy Star 2
$2.99 $0.99
£1.79 £0.59
€ 2.39 € 0.79
$3.99 (AUS) $0.99 (AUS)
ChuChu Rocket!
$2.99 $0.99
£1.79 £0.59
€ 2.39 € 0.79
$3.99 (AUS) $1.19 (AUS)
ChuChu Rocket! HD
$4.99 $2.99
£2.99 £1.79
€ 5.49 € 2.39
$8.99 (AUS) $3.99 (AUS)
Gunstar Heroes
$2.99 $0.99
£1.79 £0.59
€ 2.39 € 0.79
$3.99 (AUS) $1.19 (AUS)
Altered Beast
$2.99 $0.99
£1.79 £0.59
€ 2.39 € 0.79
$3.99 (AUS) $1.19 (AUS)

Xbox Live Arcade

After Burner Climax
Afterburner Climax $10.00 $5.00
› Shhh, it’s a secret – no really – we can’t tell you – so check back on December 30th to see what we’ll be discounting!

PlayStation Network

The first battle

Sonic Adventure
$9.99 $4.99
£6.29 £3.19
€7.99 €3.99
$12.95 (AUS) $6.95 (AUS)
Sonic Adventure DX
$4.99 $1.99
£3.19 £1.19
€3.99 €1.49
$6.95 (AUS) $2.45 (AUS)
Sonic 4 Episode 1
$14.99 $9.99
£9.99 £5.49
€12.99 €6.99
$19.95 (AUS) $11.45 (AUS)
Afterburner Climax
$9.99 $4.99
£7.99 £3.99
€9.99 €4.99
$15.95 (AUS) $8.45 (AUS)
Phantasy Star Portable 2
$39.99 $15.99
£27.99 £13.99
€34.99 €17.99
$54.95 (AUS) $27.95 (AUS)
Valkyria Chronicles 2
$39.99 $15.99
£27.99 £13.99
€34.99 €17.99
$54.95 (AUS) $27.95 (AUS)

Sega Genesis Collection $15.99 $9.99

Iron Man 2 $19.99 $15.99

Gunstar Heroes $4.99 $2.99

 
   
   
 

SEGA Games in Holiday Gift Guides

Vanquish Announcement Screens

The holiday giving season kicks off this weekend, and SEGA games are being featured in some of the best gift-giving guides!

1UP

1UP has chosen the following games for their guide:

Bayonetta (X360 and PS3)

Vanquish (X360 and PS3)

Yakuza 3 (PS3)

Chu Chu Rocket (iPhone)

After Burner Climax (PSN)

Valkyria Chronicles II (PSP)

Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I (PSN)

Gamespot

Gamespot also has their gift guide up, and has chosen the following SEGA games for their guide:

Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing (DS)

Valkyria Chronicles II (PSP)

Bayonetta (X360)

Whether you’re looking for a gift to give, or trying to put your own wish list together, let these guides help you pick the perfect thing!

 
   
   
 

After Burner Climax – Half Off on PSN

Following the half-off sale of After Burner Climax for Xbox Live, we’re now happy to say that you can get the same great deal on PlayStation Network! If for any reason you’ve been holding off this PSN purchase, now is the time: the game drops from $9.99 to $4.99 from now until August 3rd.

After Burner Climax

After Burner Climax

I’ve already said pretty much everything about this beast from the arcade, but I’m always happy to sing After Burner’s praises. After Burner Climax is a reminder of why Sega has been in the arcade business for decades upon decades, and it’s a wall-to-wall action game which defies you to master its many modes, secrets, and levels.

There’s not much more to say on this one — this is one of my favorite games & series, and for only $4.99 it’s worth taking to the skies to find out yourself!

 
   
   
 

After Burner Climax on XBLA Deal of the Week!

If you’ve been deliberating on whether or not you should take to the skies in one of the most awesome aircraft action games ever to come out of the arcade, can we entice you by making After Burner Climax the Xbox Live Arcade Deal of the Week?

That means that one of the most visually stunning games (in my humble opinion) ever to hit the arcades drops in cost for this week only (July 5th – 11th), from 800 MSP to the practically nonexistent cost of 400 MSP.

After Burner: Climax

There’s a lot of things to like about After Burner Climax. While you can dive right in and start doing barrel rolls and blasting enemies in one of three officially licensed fighters, there’s also a high degree of difficulty, and mastering the games many modes and unlockable features and options takes skill, precision, and patience.

After Burner Climax

In the arcade, this was a quarter-hungry beast of full-on action; at home, you can sit back and get ready to take off into the wild blue yonder, now for half price!

 
   
   
 


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