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Phantasy Star Online 2 Shows Its Age, But It’s Still Great

Phantasy Star Online 2’s open beta kicked off on the Xbox One last night. The loot-gathering, monster-bashing multiplayer game originally released in 2012 but never came to the West. How does it feel eight years later? A little clunky but oddly addictive.Phantasy Star, which started on the Sega Master System in the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Lego Is Looking Into Making This Excellent Sonic Mania Set

Witness the blocky majesty of Sonic Mania’s Green Hill Zone in Lego form. Designed by UK builder Toastergirl, it’s the latest fan creation to achieve 10,000 supporters on the Lego Ideas website, qualifying it for consideration as an official Lego set. With Lego and Nintendo teasing a Mario collaboration, can Sonic be…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Is Still The Best In The Series, Don’t @ Me

I wasn’t a Nintendo kid growing up. That honor belonged to my best friend who managed to have a Nintendo Entertainment System. When the time came, I bought a Sega Genesis, and there was one game that reigned about all others: Sonic the Hedgehog 2. Now that it’s newly on the Nintendo Switch as part […]

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Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Is Still The Best In The Series, Don’t @ Me

I wasn’t a Nintendo kid growing up. That honor belonged to my best friend who managed to have a Nintendo Entertainment System. When the time came, I bought a Sega Genesis, and there was one game that reigned about all others: Sonic the Hedgehog 2. Now that it’s newly on the Nintendo Switch as part […]

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Space Channel 5 VR: The Kotaku Review

How badly do you want to play another Space Channel 5 game? Your personal level of yearning to see Sega’s long-dormant rhythm game series make a comeback is likely to be proportional to the amount of fun you have with this week’s Space Channel 5 VR Kinda Funky News Flash for PlayStation VR. At its […]

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My Favorite Part of the Sonic Movie Actually Had Very Little to Do With Sonic

With the release of Sonic the Hedgehog, video game movies have turned a corner. After years of being outright awful, they’ve finally reached a tier perhaps best described as “harmlessly fine.” But now that we’ve thankfully reached a level of basic competence, it also weirdly enough gave me a delirious moment of…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Sega’s New Sakura Wars Game Launches Worldwide April 28

Released in Japan this past December, the soft reboot of Sega’s long-running steampunk mecha series, simply titled Sakura Wars, is set to release on PlayStation 4 on April 28. It’s an action role-playing game. And a dating sim. And a visual novel. It’s Sakura Wars, and Sakura Wars is great. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Hatsune Miku’s Switch Game Is Out In Japan With A Fancy Playable Demo

Back in the less-wild, more lawful days of region locking, a new game featuring virtual songstress Hatsune Miku coming out on a Nintendo system in Japan meant a run on import shops. But the Switch is region free, and anyone with an easy-to-setup Japanese eShop account can hop online and grab Hatsune Miku: Project…Read more… […]

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Space Channel 5 VR Comes Out Later This Month

It’s been 18 years since Sega’s dancing reporter starred in her own rhythm adventure. After nearly two decades of cameos, Ulala gets her groove back on February 25 with the release of Space Channel 5 VR: Kinda Funky News Flash for PlayStation VR.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Wiz Khalifa And Friends’ Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Song Is Kind Of Great

Remember when the first Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer came out and it was set to “Gangsta’s Paradise” for some stupid reason? The official movie theme, “Speed Me Up” from Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, Lil Yachty, and Sueco the Child, fits so much better, and its video is pretty cool, too. Read more… Continue […]

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Code Turns Super Monkey Ball PC Into Super Monkey Cube

Rolling a monkey in a ball through a series of twisting, maze-like courses is a challenge, sure, but what about a monkey trapped in a cube? How about a pyramid, or a spiky star? All three alternative monkey enclosures are available now in Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD on Steam, unlocked via the super-secret […]

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Code Turns Super Monkey Ball PC Into Super Monkey Cube

Rolling a monkey in a ball through a series of twisting, maze-like courses is a challenge, sure, but what about a monkey trapped in a cube? How about a pyramid, or a spiky star? All three alternative monkey enclosures are available now in Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD on Steam, unlocked via the super-secret […]

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The 25 Best Gaming Handhelds, Ranked

I recently got a Nintendo Switch Lite, and I love it. I wanted to write about the joys of that dying breed of device, the dedicated portable gaming machine. And I thought to myself, how can I write this in a way that would make the largest number of people hate me? And I realized: […]

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The Super Retro Champ Plays SNES and Sega Genesis Cartridges, Bringing Peace to Retro Gaming

Following up on its Retro Champ: a portable 8-bit console that plays both NES and Famicom cartridge, My Arcade is introducing a new 16-bit version called the Super Retro Champ that plays both Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis cartridges. If you’ve held a longtime loyalty to either retro console, now’s the perfect time…Read more… Continue […]

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