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Celebrate the Season with a Spectacular Blue Holiday Sale for Mobile Titles

Celebrate the holidays with a special “blue” holiday sale as five popular SEGA mobile titles featuring the iconic blue hedgehog himself, Sonic The Hedgehog, race through the season at a special discount price!

Sale Duration


  • December 20th, 2013 – January 1st, 2014


Sonic Jump for $0.99

Leap to new heights with Sonic, Tails, or Knuckles by downloading Sonic Jump for iOS, Google Play, and the Amazon App Store for $0.99 during this limited-time event.


Sonic CD for $0.99

Join Sonic in this critically acclaimed mobile version of the classic SEGA CD platformer as he travels to the distant shores of Never Lake to battle his arch-nemesis, Dr. Eggman. Originally priced at $2.99, Sonic CD will be available for $0.99 for iOS, Google Play, and the Amazon App Store.


Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing for $0.99

Start your engines and get ready for the ride of a lifetime with team Sonic and a cast of legendary SEGA heroes across land, sea, and air in amazing transformable vehicles as they battle for first place at the finish line. Originally priced at $1.99, Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing will be available for the low price of $0.99 for iOS, Google Play, and the Amazon App Store.


Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode I for $0.99

Inspired by the classic platforming gameplay that made Sonic an icon, Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode I is the sequel fans have waited over 16 years for. Originally priced at $4.99, Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode I will be available for $0.99 on iOS, Google Play, and the Amazon App Store.


Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II for $0.99

The sequel to Episode I finds Sonic facing a new threat with the return of Metal Sonic, who has formed a deadly alliance with Dr. Eggman. Join with Tails and race across four brand new Zones to save the day. Originally priced at $4.99, Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II will be available for $0.99 for iOS, Google Play, and the Amazon App Store.


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Get Your Sonic The Hedgehog ‘Live Wallpaper’ for Android!

Brighten up the day and your Android device with Sonic The Hedgehog! Tap Sonic to discover fun sounds and cool animations in this Live Wallpaper exclusively for Android. The best part… You’ll never lose all your rings!

Get the Sonic The Hedgehog Live Wallpaper today from the Google Play Store for only $0.99!

Download Sonic The Hedgehog Live Wallpaper on Google Play


 
   
   
 

Go Dance Feat. New Songs from Flo Rida, Maroon 5 & OneRepublic

New songs from Flo Rida, Maroon 5, and OneRepublic are now available in Go Dance for iOS!

  • Whistle – Flo Rida
  • Lucky Strike – Maroon 5
  • Good Life – OneRepublic

More hit songs on the way!

*These additional songs are in-app purchases.

Official Links

Follow GO DANCE for game updates, new song releases, and more!

Download GO DANCE for iOS from the AppStore today!


Credits

“Whistle” Performed by Flo Rida
Written by Tramar Dillard, David Glass, Antonio Mobley, Breyan Isaac, Justin Franks, Marcus Killian, Joshua Ralph, and Arthur Scott Pingrey
Published by Tubby and the Spaniard Music Publishing, Snaresbrook Music / Reach Music Publishing, Inc., Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP), Sony/ATV Music Publishing UK Limited (PRS), Ego Frenzy Songs (ASCAP), and Rumor Mill
© ARTIST PUBLISHING GROUP WEST (ASCAP), J FRANKS PUBLISHING (ASCAP), ARTIST 101 PUBLISHING GROUP (BMI), ALL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ARTIST PUBLISHING GROUP WEST AND J FRANKS PUBLISHING
ADMINISTERED BY WB MUSIC CORP. ALL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ARTIST 101 PUBLISHING GROUP ADMINISTERED BY WARNERTAMERLANE
PUBLISHING CORP.
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Video Game Licensing
(P) 2012 Atlantic Recording Corp.

“Lucky Strike” Performed by Maroon 5
Written by Adam Levine, Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella
Published by Universal Music – Careers on behalf of itself an Sudgee Music (BMI), and Write 2 Live and Patriot Entertainment, LLC
Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc.

“Good Life” Performed by OneRepublic
Written by Ryan Tedder, Brent Kutzle, Eddie Fisher, and Noel Zancanella
Published by Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, Velvet Hammer Music, Midnite Miracle Music (ASCAP), and Acornman Music, LJF Publishing Co, and Patriot Entertainment, LLC
Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc.

 
   
   
 

Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Re-Mastered for iOS & Android!

One of the Greatest Games of All Time, Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Comes to Mobile Better Than Ever

Unveiling the rumored Hidden Palace Zone… restored in its entirety for the first time!

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Sonic The Hedgehog 2 is back on mobile and better than ever with a fully revamped version of the adventure that first brought Sonic and Tails together. Sonic The Hedgehog 2 is available for the first time on Google Play bringing a new way for you to enjoy the classic game. This version is free as an update for fans that have already downloaded the game for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and new players can purchase the re-mastered version from the App Store.

Re-discover the high speed adrenaline rush through iconic zones such as Emerald Hill, Chemical Plant, and Casino Night. Spin, dash, and loop de loop with upgraded visuals and a silky smooth frame rate. Defeat deadly enemies as Sonic, Tails or Knuckles and experience brand new content in the challenging Boss Attack Mode where you can now try and beat all of the game’s bosses in a single run.

For the first time, you can finally discover the secrets of the much rumored and never-before-seen Hidden Palace Zone. This brand new level was never included in the original Genesis version of the game, and features new enemies, hazards, and an epic showdown with Dr. Eggman. This hidden zone is a forgotten treasure finally ready to be discovered on mobile.

Download Sonic the Hedgehog 2 now from Google Play or the App Store for £1.99/€2.69/$2.99.

Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Screenshots

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Hidden Palace Zone Screenshots

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Go Dance Releases Songs from Fun., Nicki Minaj, and The Pussycat Dolls

Go Dance for iOS brings all-new songs to dance to including:

  • “Some Nights” by Fun.
  • “Pound The Alarm” by Nicki Minaj
  • “When I Grow Up” by The Pussycat Dolls

More hit songs on the way!

Official Links

Follow GO DANCE for game updates, new song releases, and more!

Download GO DANCE for iOS from the AppStore today!


Credits

“Some Nights” Performed by fun.
Written by Jeff Bhasker (BMI), Andrew Dost, Jack Antonoff, Nathaniel Joseph Ruess Published by Sony/ATV Songs LLC / Way Above Music (BMI), Rough Art (ASCAP) (Administered by Sony/ATV Tunes LLC) (ASCAP), Shira Lee Lawrence Rick Music (BMI) (Administered by Sony/ATV Songs LLC) (BMI), © WB MUSIC CORP. (ASCAP), FBR MUSIC (ASCAP), BEARVON MUSIC (ASCAP) ALL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ITSELF, FBR MUSIC AND BEARVON MUSIC ADMINISTERED BY WB MUSIC CORP. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp. / Fueled By Ramen
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Video Game Licensing

“Pound the Alarm” Performed by Nicki Minaj
Written by A. Jannusi, B. Hajji, N. Khayt, R. Yacoub, Carl Anthony Falk, and Onika Tanya Maraj Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Songs Of RedOne, 2101 Songs, BMG CHRYSALIS SCANDINAVIA AB c/o BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT (US) LLC, and Songs Of Universal, Inc. on behalf of itself, Harajuku Barbie Music, and Money Mack Music (BMI)

“When I Grow Up” performed by Pussycat Dolls
Written by Rodney Jerkins, Jim McCarty, Paul Samwell-Smith, Thomas Theron, Timothy Thomas
Published by Universal Music Corp. / T.N.T. Explosive Publishing (ASCAP), EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP) obo B Feldman & Co t/a Yardbirds Music Co (PRS) (US & Canada), B Feldman & Co (PRS) (US & Canada) and Rodney Jerkins Productions Inc. (BMI)
*Contains elements of “He’s Always There” by McCarty and Samwell-Smith

 
   
   
 

Interview with Kingdom Conquest II’s Server Programmer

Most of the time we hear about designers, artists, and writers of games as they are the ones who dream up the worlds that we spend a lot of our time in. However, it’s always important to remember that all these dreams would never become reality without the dedicated efforts of the engineers behind the scenes. So, in the hopes of helping you all understand what kind of challenge this is, we sat down with Takuya Yamazaki, the Server Programmer on Kingdom Conquest II, to hear what he has to say about his profession! Cool Fact: He is also the creator of Super Monkey Ball’s AiAi!

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1. Thanks for joining us! Before we dive in to what you do for SEGA, can you introduce yourself and tell us a little bit about what you do on Kingdom Conquest II?
I am in charge of creating the game logic and designing the server infrastructure for KCII. I’ve always wanted to work in the game industry, so my dreams really did come true.

2. Engineers are always in high demand at tech-based companies, and gaming companies are no exception. Did you always want to work in games?
Yep, sure. I always wanted to be a game programmer since I was in elementary school. At the time, I made a game using the Z-80 Assembler language on an 8-bit PC, and submitted it to a magazine. You could say that I’ve been a programmer for over 30 years!

3. What kind of games have you worked on in the past? How did you come to work on Kingdom Conquest II?

Read Yamazaki-san’s response in the full interview on the Kingdom Conquest II forums!


Official Links

Kingdom Conquest II is Available for:
iOS on AppStore
Android on Google Play
Android on Amazon

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Go Dance Releases “Man With A Mission” Song Pack

“Man With A Mission” is a hot new rock band from Japan! Purchase this in-game song pack now for Go Dance on iOS and you will also receive a redeemable code: an iTunes Song Code to download one of MWAM’s songs for free! You will also be rewarded with a special in-game avatar and new stage.

Download Go Dance for iOS now to dance!

*Please note that an iTunes Song Code will be issued from mid-December 2013. If you purchase the song pack prior to that you will receive an iTunes Song Code at a later date. iTunes Song Codes are valid for 6 months from date issued.

MWAM Bundle Details

“MAN WITH A MISSION” Song Pack: 100 Stars (US$1.99)

  • Fly Again
  • Get Off Of My Way

*iTunes Song Code (for one song*), special MWAM avatar, and a special MWAM stage
*iTunes Song Code is for the song, “Don’t lose yourself”/MAN WITH A MISSION


Official Links

Follow GO DANCE for game updates, new song releases, and more!

Download GO DANCE for iOS from the AppStore today!

 
   
   
 

Interview with KCII Live Ops Director

We’ve done a number of interviews with members of the Kingdom Conquest II team, in all different branches and fields of game operations, from development to support. Therefore, it stands to reason that there is someone overseeing all of the mobile title operations here at SEGA. That person is Ethan Einhorn. He’s responsible for Kingdom Conquest II and all of the other mobile games we’ve grown to love, and we managed to sit down with him for a few minutes to learn about what he does.

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1. What do you do here at SEGA? What do your responsibilities include?
I manage the Live Operations team in the US, which is responsible for coming up with cool in-game events, and making sure players know what’s happening in Kingdom Conquest II’s world of Magna!

2. You’ve been working at SEGA for quite some time. Can you give us an idea of what your journey has looked like up to this point?
I’ve been at SEGA for ten years. The company has allowed me to work in many different roles, including public relations, production, creative direction, business development, and now, live ops. I’m a life-long SEGA fanboy – I vividly remember the Christmas in 1987 when I unwrapped a SEGA Master System. At the time, it was the only system where you could play Double Dragon in co-op, so I was stoked! My first job was working at a Dairy Queen (I was fifteen), and my first three paychecks went to buying a SEGA Genesis – Altered Beast was the pack-in game, but I also bought Batman and Strider. Later on, I saved up $400 to buy a launch-window Saturn (Panzer Dragoon made the system a must-own for me). By 1999, I was such a core fan that I couldn’t wait for the 9/9/1999 launch of the Dreamcast – I bought an import Japanese version about four months prior to the US launch, just so I could play Sonic Adventure and Soul Calibur without delay!

3. What kind of path/career advice would you give to someone looking to work in games?

Read Ethan’s response in the full interview on the Kingdom Conquest II Forums!


Official Links

Kingdom Conquest II is Available for:
iOS on AppStore
Android on Google Play
Android on Amazon

Official Website
Facebook
Twitter
Google+
YouTube

 
   
   
 

Samsung’s Winter Sonic Mobile Sale

From November 26th to December 2nd, Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic CD, Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Ep. I, and Sonic The Hedgehog Ep. II are only $1 USD through the Samsung Apps store!

Pick up classic and new Sonic adventures for your Samsung phone just in time for the holidays!

Note: This promotion is only available to Samsung phone and tablet owners via Samsung Apps, and only available in select countries. Please check the Samsung Apps store to verify if the desired game is available for your device and country of residence.

 
   
   
 

Sonic Dash Out Now on Android Devices

The Sonic speed boost you’ve been waiting for!

Download now for Free from Google Play: http://bit.ly/sdashand

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The long awaited, hit mobile title Sonic Dash is now available to download on Google Play. This free to play, endless runner is developed by SEGA’s Hardlight Studio, the creators of Sonic Jump. Get ready to feel the speed on Android like never before, as Sonic runs, jumps and spins his way through rolling hills, perilous temples and scorching sand dunes. Sonic Dash brings high speed, frenzied fun as players complete missions to increase their score multiplier and battle it out for leaderboard supremacy. With daily challenges, multiple playable characters, deep social integration and Sonic’s unstoppable dash ability, you can find out for yourself how far the world’s fastest hedgehog can run.

“Whenever we’ve talked about Sonic Dash, someone has asked when it will be released on Android,” said Hardlight CTO Chris Southall. “This level of enthusiasm made it very easy when deciding to create the Android version.”

To celebrate the release, Sonic Dash will be holding an exclusive Android score multiplier challenge event this weekend. From November 29th-31st, players taking part will receive a game-wide bonus to their score multiplier, giving them an edge to help rise up their friends’ leaderboards.

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