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FM 2011 outsells PES 2011

Having shot to the top of the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Trak UK All Formats Top 40 this week, Sega’s Football Manager 2011 has also succeeded in claiming another significant sales victory. According to Miles Jacobson, the boss of developer Sports Interactive, FM 2011’s first week sales were stronger …

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Sega Sammy reduces games losses

Japanese publisher Sega Sammy has reduced its gaming losses for the first half of its financial year on the back of strong video games software sales which helped propel the company to record profits. An operating loss for the six months ending September of 1.3bn ($16m) was reported for its …

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Sega encouraged by Vanquish sales

Publisher Sega has issued cautious optimism regarding the success or otherwise of its recently released new IP Vanquish. Developed by cult studio Platinum Games under the stewardship of Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami, the game has received rave reviews from critics and is a great example of a Japanese-developed title …

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Platinum Games wants Sega deal

The deal is over. Sega signed a four-project contract with Osaka-based studio Platinum Games back in 2008, and today’s release of Vanquish marks the end of that process. And though the Japanese studio is free to talk to other publishers, executive producer Atsushi Inaba revealed to Develop that talks with …

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Space Channel 5 gets re-release

Sega has confirmed two more titles that will be released as part of its revisiting of the Dreamcast back-catalogue on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. Next spring will see both cult rhythm action game Space Channel 5 Part 2 (the PAL version of which is highly collectable and hard to …

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Vanquish price slashed ahead of release

It’s not even out until Friday, and already retailers are moving to drastically undercut the RRP of Sega’s upcoming console shooter Vanquish. ShopTo.net is currently the lowest, offering both the Xbox 360 and the PS3 versions of the game for just 27.85. Zavvi has also gone low, offering the Lenticular …

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Crazy Taxi remake dated

Sega has confirmed that its HD remake of cult arcade racer Crazy Taxi will be released in the UK on November 24th. The game will cost 800 Microsoft Points on Xbox Live and 6.29 on PSN. Although essentially the same as the Dreamcast original released in 2000, the new version …

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OutRun times out on PSN

After just 18 months on the market, Sega has confirmed that OutRun Online Arcade has been pulled from Sony’s PlayStation Network. The reason is that Sega’s licensing agreement with Ferrari has now expired on PS3. The game remains available on Xbox 360, however. "Due to the expiry of the contract …

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