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Retail backs GamesAid charity pack

Retail backs GamesAid charity pack

UK retailers will work together to raise £500,000 by stocking a new charity pack of video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2010 at 12:46PM in News
Pritchard takes Sega US hotseat

Pritchard takes Sega US hotseat

Sega’s European MD Alan Pritchard will move to the US next month to become vice president of sales and marketing for Sega America, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2010 at 4:00PM in News
Sega defends Alpha Protocol DRM

Sega defends Alpha Protocol DRM

Details about the requirements of the Uniloc: SoftAnchor DRM that Sega has chosen to ship with the upcoming PC release of Alpha Protocol have been outlined by the publisher in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2010 at 5:32PM in News
Cancelled Aliens RPG was complete

Cancelled Aliens RPG was complete

The CEO of development studio Obsidian has claimed that his studios’ cancelled Aliens RPG was, to all intents and purposes, complete when Sega decided to pull the plug.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2010 at 11:29AM in News

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Sega changes ‘reflect changing face of market’

Sega changes ‘reflect changing face of market’

Publisher Sega has released an official statement confirming comments by Sega West boss Mike Hayes last night, which broke the news that a total of 73 jobs are to be ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2010 at 11:23AM in News
Sega confirms job losses, restructuring

Sega confirms job losses, restructuring

Publisher Sega is to massively overhaul its Western operations in a move that will result in both a loss of jobs and a massive realignment toward the growing digital distribution ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2010 at 11:59PM in News
Football Manager coming to iPhone

Football Manager coming to iPhone

It’s a title that gamers have been demanding for years and now Sega’s Sports Interactive has finally announced that it is coming – and it will be here within the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2010 at 1:13PM in News
Sega shuts San Francisco dev

Sega shuts San Francisco dev

Sega has closed its San Francisco games development studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2010 at 12:46PM in News

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Football Manager Live gets reboot

Football Manager Live gets reboot

Sports Interactive has re-booted Football Manager Live to breathe new life into the MMO.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2010 at 1:00PM in News
Sega triumphs at Industry Quiz

Sega triumphs at Industry Quiz

Sega emerged victorious at last night's MCV/Xbox 360 Quiz, fending off competition from Gamespot and GAME.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 1st 2010 at 11:07AM in News
AvP devours February charts

AvP devours February charts

The big games of February may have belonged to Sega, Ubisoft and Take-Two, but it was EA that emerged as the biggest publisher last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2010 at 4:51PM in News
Sega: PC sales are stronger than reported

Sega: PC sales are stronger than reported

Publishing giant Sega has defended PC gaming, calling it a strong and vital market for the games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2010 at 4:35PM in News

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JAPAN: Yakuza 4 shifts 384k in week one

JAPAN: Yakuza 4 shifts 384k in week one

Yakuza 4 has sold 384,000 units in its first week on sale in Japan, taking the top spot in the weekly software charts.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 25th 2010 at 10:20AM in News
UK games market holds steady in Feb

UK games market holds steady in Feb

The value of the UK games software market in February fell two per cent year-on-year, according to ELSPA/GfK Chart-Track.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2010 at 10:49AM in News
Hayes: Move/Wii comparisons are unfair

Hayes: Move/Wii comparisons are unfair

Both use a main wand and an auxiliary joystick-equipped controller and both claim to track precise body movements, but Sega’s North American and European president and COO Mike Hayes has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2010 at 7:54AM in News
Sega fears new E3 ‘arms race’

Sega fears new E3 ‘arms race’

Having seen spiralling costs bring about the supposed death of E3 – and the industry’s hunger for an annual US get together subsequently revive it – Sega has voiced concerns ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2010 at 4:35PM in News

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Sega issues Move and Natal challenge

Sega issues Move and Natal challenge

In a bold challenge to both Sony and Microsoft, Sega’s European and North American boss Mike Hayes has said that both must deliver on their promised sales targets – or ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2010 at 10:44AM in News
Sega confirms Natal and Move development

Sega confirms Natal and Move development

The motion control movement has received a very high-profile backer this morning with confirmation that Sega is preparing “several” titles across both devices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2010 at 10:31AM in News
Yakuza 5 announced

Yakuza 5 announced

Sega has announced it is currently working on the fifth instalment in its popular Yakuza series.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 16th 2010 at 10:04AM in News
AvP becomes Sega's fastest selling title

AvP becomes Sega's fastest selling title

Aliens vs Predator has become Sega’s fastest selling game in the company’s history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2010 at 4:37PM in News
RETAIL BIZ: Napoleon repeats Empire’s success

RETAIL BIZ: Napoleon repeats Empire’s success

Napoleon: Total War has followed in the footsteps of its 2009 predecessor by seizing the top spot in the ELPSA GfK Chart-Track PC charts.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 2nd 2010 at 4:27PM in News
Aliens: Colonial Marines resurfaces

Aliens: Colonial Marines resurfaces

Having missed its 2009 release date, Sega’s Aliens: Colonial Marines has been TBC on the publisher’s release schedule for some time now – but Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2010 at 12:34PM in News
Alpha Protocol dated

Alpha Protocol dated

Sega has announced that Alpha Protocol will be released on May 28th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 25th 2010 at 3:35PM in News
AUS: Welcome To Violence pack announced

AUS: Welcome To Violence pack announced

Perhaps fearing that mere M15+ violence will no longer be sufficient to abate the Aussie appetite for violence if authorities do indeed legalise the sale of R18+ games, Sega ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2010 at 2:57PM in News