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Mar
In yet another "Japan is awesome" bit of news, we hear that something really cool and retro is heading for the Nintendo 3DS. Fans of the Sega Dreamcast will be pleased to hear that a new theme, based around Sega's console, is headed to the 3DS. https://youtu.be/yNh_phH91DI The theme has awesome effects like the sound of the spinning drive, the beeping VMU and even the...
26
Feb
The Sega Hard Girls are 2D girls versions of Sega consoles from yesteryear. From the Dreamcast through to the MegaDrive (Genesis). Now they're going to be making an appearance as chips in a smartphone game.   The game in question is Phantasy Star Online 2 ES. The chips will be used in game to give the player various bonuses. The specific girls making a show...
Awesome fighting game collaboration between Sega and Dengeki sees a new trailer recently released for it. Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax will be hitting up the PS3 and the PS Vita on November 13th and brings with it an impressive roster of characters. First off, check out the new promo below and then keep scrolling for a list of characters that have so far been announced....
Being a big fan of Sega, I was eagerly awaiting their lineup showing for Tokyo Game Show this year. And I'm definitely not disappointed in the slightest. Let's see what attendees will be checking out this year. Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax (PS3/Vita) Phantasy Star Nova (Vita/PC) Phantasy Star Online 2 Expansion (Vita/PC) Puyo Puyo Tetris (3DS/Vita/PS3/PS4/XB1) Shining Resonance (iOS/Android) Yakuza Zero (PS3/PS4) I can't wait...
Some exciting news coming out from Japan about the next big fighting game, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax. Fighters from a classic franchise, Akira Yuki and Pai Chan from Virtua Fighter have been added to the mix, courtesy of Sega. [gallery ids="14891,14892,14893"] The game is commemorating the 20th anniversary of Dengeki and is a joint collaboration between Sega and Dengeki. Dengeki are known for publishing light novels....
We ran a popular story recently about the upcoming release of Shining Resonance for the PS3. Today we came across some tidbits of information regarding the different release editions of the game. You can expect to pay ¥8, 222 for the regular version while ¥16, 800 will net you the limited edition. What do you get for the extra yen though? Glad you asked. This is...
19
May
Here's another awesome RPG receiving a welcome media update, Shining Resonance for the Playstation 3. The information was recently uploaded online by Japanese publication, Famitsu. Here's a story outline that was posted. In an ancient continent, a land of God known as “Alfheim” exists. A long time has passed since the dragons who were once powerful in this world perished. Its souls were crystallized and...
13
May
Great news for fans of the fighting arcade game in Japan, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax with the adding of some new characters to the mix. The couple of new fighters are Miyuki Shiba from The Irregular At Magic High School and Taiga Aisaka from Toradora! Their male equivalents, Tatsuya Shiba and Ryūji Takasu, will both be in the game as assist characters. This game is all in part to the 20th anniversary of the...
Japandaman's favourite all time home console is the Sega Dreamcast and one of the best games on the system that was ahead of its time is Skies of Arcadia. The inventive and adventurous RPG from Overworks proved to be a huge favourite with fans so it's with bated breath that I came across this figure. This is a stunning figure of Vyse, the lead protagonist...
19
Apr
There's many Sega fans out there either for the amazing software they produced, the addictive gameplay found in their consoles or both. There are many fond memories of the Mega Drive (Genesis), Master System, Game Gear and, my personal favourite, the Dreamcast. So it's with great anticipation that I hear about an anime series being produced called Sega Hard Girls which features these old school...