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Sega Announces Valkyria Chronicles 4 For PS4, Xbox, And Switch

If you’re still reeling from this year’s disappointing Valkyria spinoff, here’s some welcome news: Valkyria Chronicles 4 is happening, and it’s coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Switch in 2018. Don’t worry: publisher Sega says the game is coming to North America and Europe, too.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Don’t Steal Kotaku’s Sonic Forces Original Character

Sonic Forces’s character creator helps bring your DeviantArt creations to life to create wolf dudes, bird gals, and bear pals. Staff writer Gita Jackson and I took this opportunity to create Kotaku’s official fursona. Please don’t steal.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Annual Festival Shows Off The Most Interesting Sonic Fan Games Out There

The Sonic Amateur Games Expo is a yearly showcase of ROM hacks and fan games. This year’s selection was full of gorgeous art, twisty levels, and new takes on the franchise’s speedy gameplay. These projects are as artful as anything Sega makes and some are just as massive as any AAA Sonic game.Read more… Continue […]

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Sometimes A Weird Video Game Is Better Than A Polished One

I’ve been playing through Deadly Premonition and Binary Domain on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. One is an offbeat crime thriller and the other is a clumsy shooter about robots. They’re pure pulp. They’re also two of the best games I’ve ever played.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Developer Used Fake Secrets To Sneak Games Through Sega’s Certification Process

Getting a game through a publisher’s certification process can be difficult. Games are tested in extreme conditions and fail for the slightest error. In the 90s, one developer snuck their games through Sega’s certification with a few clever tricks that disguised glitches as part of the game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Sonic The Hedgehog Is Teaming Up With Hooters (Yes, Hooters)

While Sega says it’s created guidelines for Sonic, the assumption would be that promoting-Sonic-with-Hooters falls under them. I guess? Today at the Tokyo Game Show, Sega announced that it will be collaborating for a Sonic Forces promotion. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Yakuza’s Villain Is One Of Gaming’s Best

Sephiroth, Liquid Snake, Ganondorf; video games have some wonderful villains. But making bad guy who is both frightening and sympathetic is a challenge. Yakuza nails it, creating what might be gaming’s best antagonist. We take a look how they pull it off in this critical video.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How Speedrunners Are Racing Through Green Hill Zone, Sonic Mania’s Most Contested Level

Green Hill Zone’s loop-de-loops and tropical scenery make for one of the most iconic stages in Sonic The Hedgehog. Sonic Mania’s version of GHZ adds new complications and complexity that’s turned it into one of the game’s most hotly contested speedrun courses.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Smartphone game Dx2 Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation has been officially announced!

Smartphone game Dx2 Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation has been officially announced! Teased earlier this week, the game is being developed by Sega. No word yet about a release date, the game is slated for iOS and Android. The official site doesn’t state whether or not the game is worldwide. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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