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Sega promotes UK bosses

Sega promotes UK bosses

WITH GROWTH expected to continue, Sega has promoted two of its senior management and hired a new marketing director.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 30th 2009 at 11:08AM in News
Sega unveils Wacky World of Sports

Sega unveils Wacky World of Sports

Sega has announced a quirky new sports title for Wii, Wacky World of Sports.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 29th 2009 at 5:52PM in News
Fleet of developers strike Nvidia deal

Fleet of developers strike Nvidia deal

A collection of development studios and publishers, from Sega to Capcom, have today announced their partnership with Nvidia in licensing two key technologies – PhysX and APEX.

Both the physics ...

by Rob Crossley
on Apr 28th 2009 at 9:50AM in News
Sega appoints Cory Haynes to lead US

Sega appoints Cory Haynes to lead US

Sega Entertainment USA – the North American amusement facilities arm of the global publisher – has appointed veteran industry executive Cory Haynes as the group’s new COO and president.

by Rob Crossley
on Apr 23rd 2009 at 9:27AM in News

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Pirate Bay ruling will 'warn mainstream off BitTorrent'

Pirate Bay ruling will 'warn mainstream off BitTorrent'

Miles Jacobson, studio director at Sports Interactive, has told Develop he believes that this morning's Pirate Bay ruling is likely to put off mainstream consumers from obtaining Copyrighted software from ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2009 at 5:37PM in News
US: The Conduit blasts towards summer release

US: The Conduit blasts towards summer release

Dubbed by many as the first person shooter that will revolutionize the genre on Wii, the developer of The Conduit has stated that the game will be released in North ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2009 at 2:41PM in News
OutRun Online Arcade hits consoles tomorrow

OutRun Online Arcade hits consoles tomorrow

The latest instalment to Sega’s popular racing franchise, OutRun Online Arcade, will arrive on Microsoft’s Xbox Live Arcade tomorrow and Sony’s PlayStation Network the following day, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2009 at 3:38PM in News
Sega to Tap into the mainstream

Sega to Tap into the mainstream

Unique Wii game Let’s Tap arrives in the UK this summer, and publisher Sega is confident the title can achieve real mass-market success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2009 at 11:18AM in News

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UK CHARTS: Wii Fit holds on

UK CHARTS: Wii Fit holds on

Wii Fit has become Nintendo’s longest serving ELSPA Gfk-ChartTrack All Formats No. 1, with a total of 11 weeks at the top.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 13th 2009 at 6:29PM in News
Valkyria Chronicles DLC detailed

Valkyria Chronicles DLC detailed

Downloadable content for Valkyria Chronicles will be made available from Thursday April 16th for £3.19, Sega has revealed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 8th 2009 at 5:27PM in News
Madworld to become established Sega franchise

Madworld to become established Sega franchise

Despite failing to trouble the higher echelons of the UK charts upon its release last month, Sega has heaped praise upon its Wii title Madworld and admitted that the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2009 at 6:18PM in News
Yu Suzuki retires from Sega R&D

Yu Suzuki retires from Sega R&D

Esteemed Japanese games designer Yu Suzuki has retired from his role as R&D creative officer at publisher Sega to assume a position at the company’s AM Plus division.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2009 at 12:16PM in News

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House of the Dead breaks swearing world record

House of the Dead breaks swearing world record

House of the Dead: Overkill has won itself the prestigious honour of being officially crowned the most swear word filled game ever released, according to the Guinness Book of World ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2009 at 11:50AM in News
Stormrise to capitalise on Total War success

Stormrise to capitalise on Total War success

Creative Assembly is set to follow-up the success of Empire: Total War, with futuristic console RTS, Stormrise.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 13th 2009 at 9:58AM in News
Sega confirms Vancouver 2010 game

Sega confirms Vancouver 2010 game

Publisher Sega has announced that Vancouver 2010 - the Official Video Game of the Olympic Winter Games, will arrive on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC next winter.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 12th 2009 at 9:23AM in News
RETAIL BIZ: Campaign Of The Week

RETAIL BIZ: Campaign Of The Week

Sonic And The Secret Rings was a commercial hit for Sega, and the publisher hopes to repeat this success with the next in its Wii exclusive series, Sonic And The ...
James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 11th 2009 at 4:16PM in News

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RETAIL BIZ: Out This Week

RETAIL BIZ: Out This Week

To see MCV’s fully up-to-date and comprehensive release schedule, click here.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 10th 2009 at 1:10PM in News
RETAIL BIZ: Empire Total War smashes series’ records

RETAIL BIZ: Empire Total War smashes series’ records

The triumph of Sega’s Empire: Total War at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 yesterday marks the most successful debut in the history of the Total ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2009 at 10:27AM in News
Sega 'frustrated' by Change4Life ad

Sega 'frustrated' by Change4Life ad

Sega has become the first major publisher to publicly criticise the Government’s new Change4Life print ad.

by Tim Ingham
on Mar 9th 2009 at 10:30AM in News
JAPAN: Yakuza 3 sells 300,000

JAPAN: Yakuza 3 sells 300,000

The lead developer of Sega’s underground gangster romp Yakuza 3 has stated that since its Japanese release on February 26th the game has sold 300,000 copies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2009 at 11:09AM in News
MadWorld dated for March 20th in UK

MadWorld dated for March 20th in UK

The uber-violent MadWorld will hit shelves on March 20th, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 19th 2009 at 10:38AM in News
More Mario and Sonic details revealed

More Mario and Sonic details revealed

The next edition of Official Nintendo Magazine contains further details on the newly-announced Mario and Sonic At The Olympic Winter Games.

by Tim Ingham
on Feb 12th 2009 at 7:01PM in News
Labels retreat from new IP

Labels retreat from new IP

The world’s biggest publishers have been forced into reducing investment in new IP – as recession-hit consumers and a crowded market strong-arm them into relying on established brands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 12th 2009 at 3:12PM in News
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games confirmed

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games confirmed

Publisher Sega has announced that Mario and Sonic will unite once again this Christmas on Wii and DS.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 12th 2009 at 2:24PM in News
Aliens vs. Predator game in the works

Aliens vs. Predator game in the works

Sega has revealed another weapon in its Aliens armoury – a new Aliens vs. Predator game being developed by UK developer Rebellion.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2009 at 5:44PM in News