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Sega says Aliens lawsuit is "without merit"; Gearbox ups ante saying it's "beyond meritless"

Sega says Aliens lawsuit is "without merit"; Gearbox ups ante saying it's "beyond meritless"

Both publisher Sega and developer Gearbox have rubbished a lawsuit filed against the pair regarding Aliens: Colonial Marines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2013 at 9:01AM in News
Launch day Aliens: Colonial Marines buyers could receive a refund

Launch day Aliens: Colonial Marines buyers could receive a refund

A consumer is taking Sega and Gearbox to court over claims that the pair mislead the buying public.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2013 at 2:23PM in News
Castle of Illusion update unveiled, digital launch planned for summer

Castle of Illusion update unveiled, digital launch planned for summer

An HD ‘reimagining’ of the 1993 Sega Genesis release Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse has been announced for PSN, XBLA, and Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2013 at 8:55AM in News
Sega admits Aliens: Colonial Marines ads did not represent final game

Sega admits Aliens: Colonial Marines ads did not represent final game

The ASA will not take formal action against Sega regarding its video advertisements for February release Aliens: Colonial Marines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2013 at 11:59AM in News

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RetroN 5 adds Famicom to Nintendo and Sega cartridge slots

RetroN 5 adds Famicom to Nintendo and Sega cartridge slots

Hyperkin’s RetroN 4 console reveal earlier this month turned out to be only part of the story.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2013 at 6:55AM in News
24-year old cancer victim lives on in Creative Assembly's Total War: War 2

24-year old cancer victim lives on in Creative Assembly's Total War: War 2

Creative Assembly’s community manager Craig Paycock has paid tribute to a cancer victim who will now forever be remembered as a star of upcoming game Total War: Rome 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2013 at 2:41PM in News
Games Workshop: seven new video games deals, and more to come

Games Workshop: seven new video games deals, and more to come

Iconic tabletop gaming firm Games Workshop has a new strategy for licensing its IP to the games business.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 14th 2013 at 4:12PM in News
Company of Heroes 2 gets European release date

Company of Heroes 2 gets European release date

Sega has confirmed a release date for former THQ strategy sequel Company of Heroes 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2013 at 3:18PM in News

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RetroN 4 console revealed, plays Nintendo and Sega cartridges

RetroN 4 console revealed, plays Nintendo and Sega cartridges

Video game peripherals company Hyperkin has announced the RetroN 4, a console that allows you to play NES, SNES, Game Boy Advance, and Sega Genesis cartridges on a television through ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 6th 2013 at 10:15AM in News
Sonic prepares endless runner debut

Sonic prepares endless runner debut

It seems like such a natural fit that the real surprise is that it’s taken so long.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2013 at 9:28AM in News
Report - Aliens: Colonial Marines studio Timegate suffers layoffs

Report - Aliens: Colonial Marines studio Timegate suffers layoffs

Timegate Studios, one of the development house’s that worked on Aliens: Colonial Marines, has been hit with layoffs.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2013 at 7:19AM in News
Sonic meets Temple Run as Sega confirms Sonic Dash for mobile

Sonic meets Temple Run as Sega confirms Sonic Dash for mobile

Sega has confirmed Sonic Dash, an endless runner-style game starring the iconic sprinting hedgehog, is in the works for mobile.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 1st 2013 at 9:20AM in News

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New No.1 Aliens: Colonial Marines is the biggest new release of 2013

New No.1 Aliens: Colonial Marines is the biggest new release of 2013

Sega’s Aliens: Colonial Marines is this week’s UK No.1, becoming the biggest launch of 2013 in the process.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2013 at 8:55AM in News
Sega releasing retro console themed laptops in Japan

Sega releasing retro console themed laptops in Japan

“Sega returns to the hardware market”. We very nearly went with that headline on this one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
"Aliens: Colonial Marines is essentially TimeGate's game"

"Aliens: Colonial Marines is essentially TimeGate's game"

Quite why developers are scrapping to take credit for Aliens: Colonial Marines is a bit of a mystery.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2013 at 3:53PM in News
Of course Gearbox made Aliens: Colonial Marines, Sega insists

Of course Gearbox made Aliens: Colonial Marines, Sega insists

Gearbox did not hand over the development of Aliens: Colonial Marines’ single player mode to TimeGate, Sega has insisted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2013 at 9:58AM in News

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Football Manager 2013 is series' fastest-selling game yet

Football Manager 2013 is series' fastest-selling game yet

Football Manager 2013 enjoyed double-digit growth worldwide compared to the previous game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 1st 2013 at 11:40AM in News
The collapse of THQ: The full story

The collapse of THQ: The full story

Was THQ’s demise the result of bad management, bad circumstances or just plain bad luck?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 31st 2013 at 1:34PM in News
Total War: Shogun 2 Gold Edition revealed for North America and Europe

Total War: Shogun 2 Gold Edition revealed for North America and Europe

Sega has announced the Total War: Shogun 2 Gold Edition, a bundling of the base game and its two expansions set to land in North America and Europe this March.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 25th 2013 at 7:00AM in News
South Park creators attempt to block Stick of Truth auction as THQ bidding war begins

South Park creators attempt to block Stick of Truth auction as THQ bidding war begins

South Park Studios is attempting to stop the sale of the publishing rights for its new game, The Stick of Truth.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 9:23AM in News
Jurgen Post: Digital comes first for new Sega

Jurgen Post: Digital comes first for new Sega

2013 will be the first full year for the new Sega: a big publisher that focuses on digital first, complemented by select boxed brands.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 17th 2013 at 12:57PM in News
UK retail eyes up Steam Box and Nvidia Shield

UK retail eyes up Steam Box and Nvidia Shield

UK retailers have told MCV that they are keen to stock Valve's Steam-box and Nvidia's Shield.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 11th 2013 at 12:55PM in News
We reveal the 100 best selling games of 2012 in this week's MCV

We reveal the 100 best selling games of 2012 in this week's MCV

This week's MCV is now available to view online – and it boasts our huge review of the year where we discuss the seven games that defined 2012.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2013 at 11:28AM in News
Sega's Creative Assembly lands Warhammer licence

Sega's Creative Assembly lands Warhammer licence

Total War developer Creative Assembly has been handed the Warhammer licence by owner Sega.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2012 at 11:23AM in News