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It looks as if Michael Jackson DID write Sonic 3’s score

The age-old conspiracy that late pop king Michael Jackson wrote the score for Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is true, according to a new report. Jackson had a relationship with Sega, which made his Moonwalker game. He also starred in Space Channel 5 and its sequel. It has long been claimed …

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Sega 3D Classics coming to retail, includes four new titles

Nine retro Sega titles are being bundled for a retail release on 3DS. Five of the titles in the Sega 3D Classics Collection have previously been made available digitally on the platform – Sonic the Hedgehog, Altered Beast, Galaxy Force II, Thunderblade and Fantasy Zone II W. Also included are …

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Sega reduces financial forecast again

Japanese publisher Sega has slashed its fiscal predictions for the year for the second time. The firm’s net sales forecasts have been cut by 65 billion (15 per cent), from 420 billion to 355 billion. In a document on its investor relations page, Sega says that this reduction in predicted …

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Total War devs admit to being ‘disheartened’ at Chaos Warriors DLC backlash

A designer for upcoming Sega title Total War: Warhammer has said that the studio has been left a little down in the dumps by the fury that greeted its recent pre-order DLC announcement. The announcement in October that the popular Chaos race will be locked behind a pre-order paywall was …

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Retro Mega Drive console sales surge 400% at Argos

A quarter of a century after its release in the UK, the Mega Drive could be a star performer this Christmas. The Daily Mail reports that sales of AtGames’ Sega Mega Drive console have jumped 400 per cent at Argos in recent weeks”. This version of the machine includes two …

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82% of Football Manager 2016’s sales were digital

Football Manager 2016 shifted 110,000 digital and physical units in its first week on sale in the UK. This means the game could have been No.3 in the Chart-Track All Formats charts had digital sales been included. 82 per cent of the game’s sales were made digitally. Based on just …

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Valkyria Chronicles IV and remaster headed to PS4

Sega’s cult hit RPG Valkyria Chronicles is getting a brand new instalment on PS4 – as well as a remake of the first game in the series. Valkyria Chronicles IV: Valkyria of the Blue Revolution will be the first new instalment in the popular tactical role-playing series since 2011’s Valkyria …

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