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Arcades In Japan Keep Closing, Which Sucks

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the Japanese arcade industry hard. With the country closed off to tourism, it might only seem like big city arcades are the ones that are hurting the most. That’s simply not the case. Earlier this year, Kotaku reported that things were horrible for Japanese arcades. “The government is…Read more… Continue […]

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Microsoft And Sega Are Teaming Up For Next-Gen Cloud Gaming

With an eye towards the future, Sega is entering into a strategic alliance with Microsoft in a move that will enable the Tokyo-based game maker to take advantage of the tech giant’s cloud technology.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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After Iconic Sega Arcade Closes, A New One Will Open Soon Nearby

Last month, hundreds of fans gathered in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro to say goodbye to an iconic arcade. After 28 years, Sega Ikekuburo Gigo called it a day. But this month, a new Sega arcade will open right across the way. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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After Iconic Sega Arcade Closes, A New One Will Open Soon Nearby

Last month, hundreds of fans gathered in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro to say goodbye to an iconic arcade. After 28 years, Sega Ikekuburo Gigo called it a day. But this month, a new Sega arcade will open right across the way. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Sega Knows Lacking Content For PSO2 New Genesis Is A Big Problem

When Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis was first launched this past July, fans were happy with the overhauled graphics and combat, but there were complaints about the lack of content. At the time, those quibbles were explained as launch issues. It’s now October, and Sega is addressing why New Genesis still doesn’t…Read more… Continue […]

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Panzer Dragoon Producer Falsely Reported Dead By Game’s Twitter Account

A tweet made earlier today by the official Panzer Dragoon Voyage Record account said that not only had the game been cancelled by Sega, but that one of the reasons for this cancellation was the death of producer Haruto Watanabe.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Sega Drops Series Monkey Ball Announcer, Who Claims Discrimination

Brian Matt, the original announcer for the Super Monkey Ball series, will apparently not be heard in Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania, despite the new release being effectively a remake of the first two games. Today, Sega claimed that Matt was never even involved in the development of the latest Super Monkey Ball, a…Read more… […]

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Sega Drops Series Monkey Ball Announcer, Who Claims Discrimination

Brian Matt, the original announcer for the Super Monkey Ball series, will apparently not be heard in Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania, despite the new release being effectively a remake of the first two games. Today, Sega claimed that Matt was never even involved in the development of the latest Super Monkey Ball, a…Read more… […]

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A Secret Race Discovered In A Forgotten Dreamcast Racing Game Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

If you’ve been around the internet long enough — particularly in all the wrong parts of it — you may be familiar with the term creepypasta. Generally speaking, creepypastas are pieces of horror fiction circulated online. They needn’t necessarily involve video games, but many do, like the classic tale of the dude who…Read more… Continue […]

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Almost 500 ‘New’ Xbox, Dreamcast Prototypes Just Got Released

Project Deluge, a video game archival project from The Hidden Palace, may be the single biggest game preservation effort yet undertaken. Since March, this dedicated group of video game archivists has been releasing many hundreds of unreleased prototypes for classic systems, and now, it’s the Dreamcast and Xbox’s turn.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Luigi Discovered In Sega Dreamcast Prototype

Nintendo’s famous Mario has a brother named Luigi and for some reason, the taller of the bros has been found in a prototype build of the Sega Dreamcast racing game Sega GT. Luigi was found in a prototype that’s part of a massive release of over 40o Xbox and Dreamcast prototypes and unreleased games.Read more… […]

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Yakuza Director & Jet Set Radio Artist Is Back At Sega

I’m not normally someone to dwell on personnel changes at video game studios, but this isn’t your everyday career change: Ryuta Ueda, who while at Sega served as Art Director on both Jet Set Radio titles, has announced his return to the company almost a decade after he left.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Report: Yakuza Creator Toshihiro Nagoshi Leaving Sega To Join NetEase

Veteran developer Toshihiro Nagoshi, of Sega Rally, Monkey Ball and Yakuza fame, is in the final stages of negotiating a contract to leave Sega and join Chinese company NetEase, according to a report on Bloomberg.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Report: Yakuza Creator Toshihiro Nagoshi Leaving Sega To Join NetEase

Veteran developer Toshihiro Nagoshi, of Sega Rally, Monkey Ball and Yakuza fame, is in the final stages of negotiating a contract to leave Sega and join Chinese company NetEase, according to a report on Bloomberg.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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After Losing At Crane Games, Man Threatens Tokyo Arcade With Poison Gas

A college senior has been arrested in Tokyo on suspicion of obstructing a business by force after sending death threats to an arcade in Tokyo’s Tachikawa City. Between the 4th and the 25th of this month, Gou Kawasaki, a 21-year-old college senior, repeatedly mailed threats to the arcade. As reported on Yahoo! News…Read more… Continue […]

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After Losing At Crane Games, Man Threatens Tokyo Arcade With Poison Gas

A college senior has been arrested in Tokyo on suspicion of obstructing a business by force after sending death threats to an arcade in Tokyo’s Tachikawa City. Between the 4th and the 25th of this month, Gou Kawasaki, a 21-year-old college senior, repeatedly mailed threats to the arcade. As reported on Yahoo! News…Read more… Continue […]

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