LONDON& SAN FRANCISCO (20 th October 2010)– SEGA® Europe Ltd. andSEGA® of America, Inc. today announced the return of Dreamcast™ titles Space Channel 5 Part 2™ and SEGA Bass Fishing™. Following in the footsteps of Sonic Adventure™ and Crazy Taxi™, these digitally re-mastered classics will be making their way to the PlayStation® Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft in early 2011.
“The release of these games marks SEGA’s ongoing effort to bring its best-sellers from the Dreamcast era to the latest consoles,” said Haruki Satomi, Vice President of Digital Business at SEGA.“We want to enable a new generation of players to experience some of the most celebrated titles our video game history has to offer, while at the same time appealing to our enthusiastic and much appreciated community of fans.”
Space Channel 5 Part 2 follows famed reporter and dancer Ulala as she battles the Rhythm Rogues—a group of villains led by the mysterious Purge and his right-hand man Shadowin. Players will need to help Ulala move and“chu chu chu” her way to victory before they succeed in taking over the universe with their ultimate dance-control weapon.
Meanwhile gamers will be hooked on SEGA Bass Fishing, reeling in sporting enthusiasts and hardcore gamers alike! This realistic 3-D bass fishing simulation shines with eight fishing environments and fourteen different lures.
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About SEGA® Europe Ltd.
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA Europe’s web site is located at www.sega.com.
About SEGA® of America, Inc.
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA’s global website site is located at www.sega.com.
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