News items tagged with sega

SEGA Wants to Bring Back 'Major IPs' in Future

SEGA Wants to Bring Back 'Major IPs' in Future

In a bid to re-establish itself as a major force in the industry, SEGA have revealed an extensive three-year plan within the SEGA Sammy group’s new “Road to 2020” document, which involves the reviv...

By Alexander Pan on 13 December 2017
Project Sonic 2017 Now Sonic Forces, Trailer Released

Project Sonic 2017 Now Sonic Forces, Trailer Released

The game formerly known as Project Sonic 2017 is now titled Sonic Forces according to Sega. The upcoming 3D Sonic title is highly anticipated as Sonic Team’s follow-up to Sonic Generations, Sonic C...

By Rory Young on 13 December 2017
Sonic Forces Gameplay Highlights Green Hill Zone

Sonic Forces Gameplay Highlights Green Hill Zone

Although Sonic Forces‘ most recent trailer unveiled a more “modern” experience with the Blue Blur, fans of the franchise may be excited to learn that the release’s newest piece of footage also prom...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 December 2017
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

Leading up to E3 2012, many of the big game announcements were unveiled early, from Star Wars 1313 to Gears of War: Judgment. Still, there were a few pleasant surprises during the five major pres...

By Rob Keyes on 12 December 2017
Sonic Forces Trailer Reveals Casino Forest Zone

Sonic Forces Trailer Reveals Casino Forest Zone

Ever since the reveal of Sonic Forces by way of a gameplay trailer earlier this year, fans of the iconic Blue Blur have been hoping to see Sega release more glimpses at the franchise’s classic-styl...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 December 2017
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

We have no idea what’s going on with the Spike VGX this year or even if there will be one. The annual celebrity-fueled, ad-hungry video games event was consistently chock full of controversy and dis...

By Rob Keyes on 12 December 2017
2015 WGA Nominees For Best Writing

2015 WGA Nominees For Best Writing

The Writers Guild of America may most commonly be associated with television and film writers, but as video games grow in prominence as leaders in new media and entertainment, so to does the reco...

By Rob Keyes on 12 December 2017
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The Game Developers Conference has grown an incredible amount since its beginnings 27 years ago where 25 developers met in a living room. The trade show now hosts thousands of attendees, all sor...

By Rob Keyes on 12 December 2017
Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

The wave of major new video game releases has finally settled as 2011 winds down and we prepare to celebrate the new year. But before we look forward to an even bigger year of gaming in 2012, l...

By Rob Keyes on 12 December 2017
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best in video gaming with a ceremony celebrating all that we love. The...

By Tyler Schirado on 12 December 2017
Sonic Forces Custom Protagonist Confirmed

Sonic Forces Custom Protagonist Confirmed

2017 is set to be a huge year for the Sonic franchise, with the release of two games that have been gaining a lot of expectation. While Sonic Mania is all set to entertain those after a retro Sonic...

By Rob Gordon on 12 December 2017
Valkyria Chronicles PS4 Remaster Announced

Valkyria Chronicles PS4 Remaster Announced

Sega announces the development of a Valkyria Chronicles PS4 remaster, as well as an entirely new spin-off that is a distinct departure from the series’ roots. Sega revealed that Valkyria Chronicles...

By Cody Gravelle on 09 December 2017
Alien: Isolation 2 is Not in Development

Alien: Isolation 2 is Not in Development

Following rumors that Alien: Isolation 2 may be in the works, developer Creative Assembly have debunked all speculation by confirming that a new Alien title is not in development. According to Euroga...

By Alexander Pan on 09 December 2017
Alien Isolation Dev Working on New Triple-A Game

Alien Isolation Dev Working on New Triple-A Game

Creative Assembly,  the developer behind Alien: Isolation as well as the highly successful Total War real-time strategy series, is looking to capitalize on the success of that franchise with eith...

By Brad Bourbina on 08 December 2017
'Alien: Isolation' Prequel DLC Revealed: 'Corporate Lockdown'

'Alien: Isolation' Prequel DLC Revealed: 'Corporate Lockdown'

One of 2014’s most-anticipated titles (especially after many releases were bumped into 2015), Alien: Isolation received an overall mixed-to-positive reception from critics and gamers. As addresse...

By Ben Kendrick on 08 December 2017
Alien: Isolation 2 Might Be in the Works

Alien: Isolation 2 Might Be in the Works

After the very disappointing Aliens: Colonial Marines, fans of the sci-fi horror film franchise were delighted to see things turn around with Alien: Isolation. The game wasn’t a blockbuster by any...

By Denny Connolly on 07 December 2017
Alien: Isolation Could Come to Virtual Reality

Alien: Isolation Could Come to Virtual Reality

In a recent interview, Sega European boss Jurgen Post reveals the team at Sega is working on virtual reality games, and may consider bringing Alien: Isolation to VR. Virtual reality is undoubtedly...

By Boston Blake on 07 December 2017
Sonic Forces Adds 'Sanic' DLC Item

Sonic Forces Adds 'Sanic' DLC Item

Sonic Forces now includes a new free DLC item in the form of a ‘Sanic the Hedgehog’ t-shirt, alluding to the popular Internet meme that first appeared in 2010.

By Joshua Duckworth on 28 November 2017
Top 5 Video Game Commercials of All Time

Top 5 Video Game Commercials of All Time

Way before you were a gamer and video game consoles became the multi-billion dollar industry it is today, we relied on television ads to see which games looked fun enough to warrant investing our...

By Riley Little on 27 November 2017
10 Video Game Rivalries Fiercer Than Trump and Clinton

10 Video Game Rivalries Fiercer Than Trump and Clinton

People all over the world are following the fierce political rivalry between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but these 10 video game rivalries are even fiercer. Every four years in the United Sta...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 November 2017
Persona 5 Releases Its Launch Trailer

Persona 5 Releases Its Launch Trailer

Now that the long wait is over for Persona 5‘s global release date, the video game developer Atlus has decided to celebrate the title’s availability worldwide by providing Western audiences with an...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 November 2017
Football Manager 2011

Football Manager 2011

Sports Interactive and Sega of America have just made a lot of people very happy with their unveiling of Football Manager 2011. This new entry in the Football Manager series will include tons of ex...

By Tyler Davis on 03 November 2017
'Alien: Isolation 2' Ideas Discussed Internally

'Alien: Isolation 2' Ideas Discussed Internally

Creative Assembly’s take on the Alien franchise, which debuted in the form of Alien: Isolation, hit home for a lot of survival horror and Alien fans. Players take on the role of Amanda Ripley – d...

By Kyree Leary on 31 October 2017
Shadow of Mordor Wins Game of the Year at GDC

Shadow of Mordor Wins Game of the Year at GDC

The response to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor must be exactly what Warner Bros. and Monolith wanted. The action adventure title, which has gained comparisons to the Assassin’s Creed series, has...

By Rob Gordon on 30 October 2017
Alien: Isolation

Alien: Isolation

After the abysmal effort that was Aliens: Colonial Marines, few would have blamed fans for giving up any hope that the Alien franchise would deliver a solid game. So far, there had been more mis...

By Anthony Taormina on 30 October 2017
Japan’s Best Selling Games of 2011

Japan’s Best Selling Games of 2011

2011 is slowly fading into memory. There can be little doubt that it will go down in the history books as one of the best years for games ever, despite plummeting sales figures. Here in the West,...

By Jeff Schille on 30 October 2017
Sonic the Hedgehog Film Rights Given to Paramount

Sonic the Hedgehog Film Rights Given to Paramount

Without a doubt, Sonic the Hedgehog is one of the most iconic and enduring properties to ever exist within the history of the video game industry, as the Blue Blur is typically the first thing fans...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 October 2017
Bayonetta 3 Teased by Hideki Kamiya

Bayonetta 3 Teased by Hideki Kamiya

It’s been three years since Bayonetta 2 launched on the Wii U to overwhelmingly positive reviews, and fans of the franchise have been waiting patiently for a sequel to be announced. While Bayonetta...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 September 2017
Sonic Mania is the Highest-Rated Sonic Game in 15 Years

Sonic Mania is the Highest-Rated Sonic Game in 15 Years

From the moment that Sonic Mania was first announced, fans of the Sonic the Hedgehog series were excited to see a return to the 2D platforming of old. As it turns out, the reception to Sonic Mania...

By Rob Gordon on 02 September 2017
Sonic Mania PC Drops Always Online Requirement

Sonic Mania PC Drops Always Online Requirement

Sonic fans on PC haven’t exactly had an easy time with the series’ latest release, Sonic Mania. Not only was the game delayed on PC, but once it finally made its debut on the platform, players were...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 September 2017
Sonic Mania Delayed on PC

Sonic Mania Delayed on PC

For many years, Sonic the Hedgehog fans have been calling for a return to the classic 2D platforming of old, and the upcoming Sonic Mania certainly seems to be aimed at meeting that demand. Deliver...

By Rob Gordon on 21 August 2017
Hurry Up And Watch The Sonic Mania Launch Trailer

Hurry Up And Watch The Sonic Mania Launch Trailer

With the release of Sonic Mania just a day away, SEGA has dropped an upbeat launch trailer loaded with new game footage. While the bulk of the trailer consists of the animated opening of Sonic Mania,...

By Curt Hutson on 16 August 2017
Shenmue: Sega ‘Actively Pursuing’ HD Remasters

Shenmue: Sega ‘Actively Pursuing’ HD Remasters

Several years ago, Sega lost the trademark for Shenmue, but ultimately the company managed to retain the rights by re-registering for them not too long after, and it has even gone so far as to secu...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 August 2017
Genesis Flashback Sent Out Faulty Units to Reviewers

Genesis Flashback Sent Out Faulty Units to Reviewers

Sega’s take on Nintendo’s standalone retro consoles is off to a bumpy start after review hardware of the Sega Genesis Flashback turned out faulty. The console – which includes 85 classic games from...

By Rory Young on 05 August 2017
Knuckles Drops Truth Bombs in Sonic Boom TV Show

Knuckles Drops Truth Bombs in Sonic Boom TV Show

Recent Sonic games haven’t been well-received by critics or fans, but the 2014 animated Sonic Boom television series has struck a cho...

By Alexander Pan on 01 August 2017
Sonic Mania Has Sonic CD Style Bonus Stages

Sonic Mania Has Sonic CD Style Bonus Stages

SEGA announced at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend that Sonic Mania will include bonus stages reminiscent of those found in Sonic CD. Additionally, SEGA released a screenshot of the bonus stage, alon...

By Curt Hutson on 27 July 2017
'Company of Heroes 2' Preview

'Company of Heroes 2' Preview

Relic Entertainment announced last year that Company of Heroes 2 would make its debut in early 2013, and the title showed up in force at E3 2013 this week. The sequel that gamers have been waiting se...

By John Jacques on 08 July 2017
Sonic Mania Delayed Until Summer

Sonic Mania Delayed Until Summer

SXSW is in full swing in Austin, Texas, and yesterday Sega was on hand to share details of what Sonic the Hedgehog is getting up to i...

By Brad Jones on 18 June 2017
Sonic Mania Release Date Confirmed with New Trailer

Sonic Mania Release Date Confirmed with New Trailer

Although it was originally scheduled to come out in the spring of this year and then became delayed until summer 2017, Sega has now f...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 June 2017
Bayonetta 3 Discussions Happening at Platinum Games

Bayonetta 3 Discussions Happening at Platinum Games

Discussions about Bayonetta 3 are reportedly happening at developer Platinum Games. The developer’s co-founder Hideki Kamiya has prev...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 June 2017
Peter Moore Writes Farewell Letter to Games Industry

Peter Moore Writes Farewell Letter to Games Industry

This week marked the end of an era for games industry luminary Peter Moore. After serving as corporate vice-president of Microsoft In...

By AJ Caulfield on 31 May 2017
Peter Moore Told Sonic Creator to 'F--- Off'

Peter Moore Told Sonic Creator to 'F--- Off'

Peter Moore has revealed in a recent interview that the former President of SEGA of America once told the creator of Sonic to “F— off...

By John Jacques on 31 May 2017
NES Classic Edition Hacked to Play SEGA Genesis Games

NES Classic Edition Hacked to Play SEGA Genesis Games

Hackers discover a way to install emulation software on the NES Classic Edition that allows it to play Sega Genesis, Game Boy, and Su...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2017
Sonic Mania Release Date Possibly Revealed by Steam

Sonic Mania Release Date Possibly Revealed by Steam

The last news fans heard regarding the release date of Sega’s 2D Sonic the Hedgehog revival with Sonic Mania involved the title being...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Vanquish Confirmed for PC

Vanquish Confirmed for PC

Just a couple of days ago, the video game publisher SEGA teased a PC release for the 2010 science fiction action shooter from Platinu...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Alien: Isolation Easter Eggs & Oculus Rift Support

Alien: Isolation Easter Eggs & Oculus Rift Support

Welcome to Sevastopol, where no dark corner is safe and the last sound you may hear is a 7 foot tall alien running up behind you with its (many) teeth, readied for the kill. That’s the world of Alie...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 26 May 2017
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 3 Review

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 3 Review

Although games based on the Warhammer tabletop franchise have been of a varied level of quality to say the least, over recent years s...

By Rob Gordon on 25 May 2017
Total War: Warhammer 2 Announced for 2017

Total War: Warhammer 2 Announced for 2017

The original Total War: Warhammer was a huge hit for developer Creative Assembly, and soon after release fans of both the tabletop ga...

By Rob Gordon on 25 April 2017
Yakuza Hero is Most Requested Fighter for Tekken 7

Yakuza Hero is Most Requested Fighter for Tekken 7

With Tekken 7 inching closer to release, the fighting game community has begun to ramp up discussion surrounding Bandai Namco’s popul...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 April 2017
Dreamcast Game Finally Gets Its DLC Unlocked

Dreamcast Game Finally Gets Its DLC Unlocked

Back in 2001, the Dreamcast – a console which many agree was far ahead of its time – was officially discontinued. The untimely stoppa...

By John Jacques on 20 March 2017
Open-World Sonic Game Being Developed by Fan

Open-World Sonic Game Being Developed by Fan

One determined Sonic fan unveils an impressive open-world fan project for the blue hedgehog, offering up the in-development Sonic Utopia for gamers to check out. Although the Sonic franchis...

By Rob Gordon on 24 October 2016
Deadpool Director Developing Sonic the Hedgehog Movie

Deadpool Director Developing Sonic the Hedgehog Movie

Deadpool director Tim Miller joins the Sonic the Hedgehog film project as an executive producer, while Jeff Fowler from Blur Studio takes on directing duties. After Hollywood film director...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 October 2016
Former SEGA CEO Talks Sonic's Downfall

Former SEGA CEO Talks Sonic's Downfall

Former Sega CEO, Tom Kalinske, says he believe’s Sonic the Hedgehog‘s struggles are temporary, and that the iconic hedgehog will once again capture its past success. Back in the 90s, Sonic...

By Boston Blake on 05 October 2016
EA Exec: Dreamcast Failed Because of Sega Saturn

EA Exec: Dreamcast Failed Because of Sega Saturn

Electronic Arts CCO Peter Moore reveals in a new interview that the reason SEGA failed as a console manufacturer was because it “burned too many bridges” with its Saturn system. Those famil...

By Riley Little on 01 September 2016
SEGA Releasing Plug and Play Console With 80 Games

SEGA Releasing Plug and Play Console With 80 Games

AtGames and SEGA announce the retro inspired plug and play Sega Mega Drive Classic Game Console / Ultimate Portable Game Player that comes pre-loaded with 80 classic games. Retro appears to be the...

By Derek Nichols on 26 July 2016
Sonic the Hedgehog Needs a Successful 2017

Sonic the Hedgehog Needs a Successful 2017

With SEGA confirming two new Sonic games for 2017 during San Diego Comic-Con, one Game Rant writer looks at why the year could be make or break for the super-fast hedgehog. Although fans of Sonic t...

By Rob Gordon on 24 July 2016
New Sonic Games Coming in 2017

New Sonic Games Coming in 2017

SEGA reveals a pair of new Sonic games at San Diego Comic-Con, with both of the titles set to arrive in 2017 – and one confirmed for release on the Nintendo NX. Although Sonic the Hedgehog is one o...

By Rob Gordon on 23 July 2016
Total War: Warhammer DLC Leaks

Total War: Warhammer DLC Leaks

A recent leak for Creative Assembly’s Total War: Warhammer reveals the content of the first new set of DLC for the strategy title, with The Beastmen apparently inbound. In the eyes of many, Total W...

By Rob Gordon on 14 July 2016
New Sonic Game Coming in 2017

New Sonic Game Coming in 2017

Sonic Team head Takashi Iizuka confirms earlier reports that a new Sonic the Hedgehog game is in development, and reveals that it will launch at some point in 2017. For over a decade now, things have...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 June 2016
Ecco the Dolphin Prototype Discovered

Ecco the Dolphin Prototype Discovered

 A prototype for Ecco II: Sentinels of the Universe appears online, giving fans of the Sega franchise a glimpse at the Dreamcast game that was cancelled in 2001. Although it seems like a different er...

By Rob Gordon on 22 June 2016
Total War: Warhammer Review

Total War: Warhammer Review

Total War: Warhammer manages to keep fans of both the Total War and Warhammer franchises happy, delivering excellent strategy gameplay and the best Warhammer video game to date. When it comes to str...

By Rob Gordon on 03 June 2016
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 3 Screenshots

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 3 Screenshots

Sega produces some beautiful Dawn of War 3 cinematic stills taken from the mind-blowing trailer that released a few weeks ago, showing off some breath-taking visuals. Relic Entertainment‘s extended a...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 May 2016
SEGA Interested in Shenmue HD Remasters

SEGA Interested in Shenmue HD Remasters

Sega reveals that it would ‘love’ to release remastered versions of the original two Shenmue games, and is currently investigating how to make these HD remasters a reality. Although the Sega Dreamcas...

By Rob Gordon on 13 May 2016
Aliens: Colonial Marines Mod Makes Game Fun

Aliens: Colonial Marines Mod Makes Game Fun

A lone modder releases an extensive mode that drastically overhauls the notoriously bad Aliens: Colonial Marines, turning the laughably stupid Aliens into relentless killing machines. While developer...

By Evan Hopkins on 05 April 2016
Cloud, Ryu and Bayonetta Amiibo Confirmed for 2016

Cloud, Ryu and Bayonetta Amiibo Confirmed for 2016

Nintendo confirms that Cloud, Bayonetta, and Corrin will all get amiibo toys, while announcing a release date for the previously revealed Ryu and Roy statues. At this point in time, fans of Super Sma...

By Riley Little on 15 December 2015
Company of Heroes 2

Company of Heroes 2

Read our ‘Company of Heroes 2’ review to see if Relic Entertainment has provided a quality real-time strategy title that puts players in the Eastern Warfront.

By John Jacques on 02 December 2013
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 1st

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 1st

In this week’s roundup, we talk about the new Capcom retail store and their many sculptures, some upcoming free-to-play games, Reme...

By Curt Hutson on 16 March 2012
North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

The wait is almost over. The Nintendo 3DS launches in North America in just over a month, and gamers who plan to take the system home on day one can start planning their game purchases, as well. Th...

By Jeff Schille on 29 May 2011
E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

[Update: The Game Rant Best of E3 2011 Award Winners have been announced!] Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together a pair of lists of our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our...

By Rob Keyes on 13 February 2011
Sonic Gets a New Logo, Rumored 25th Anniversary Game

Sonic Gets a New Logo, Rumored 25th Anniversary Game

25 years after the release of the original Sonic game, a new logo is released for the blue hedgehog, along with rumors of a 2016 anniversary game. In 2016, Sonic the Hedgehog will celebrate his 25th...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 01 January 1970