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European boss Jurgen Post on Sega’s return

Stormrise, Viking: Battle of Asgard, Condemned, Planet 51, The Golden Compass, Iron Man, Let’s Tap, The Incredible Hulk… There was a period in Sega’s recent history where it released a seemingly endless number of (often not very good) games. Financially, the strategy worked for a while, specifically during the Wii …

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Sega Europe boss concerned by Brexit result

Brexit has ‘definitely caused issues’, says Sega’s European boss Jurgen Post. Sega is a major investor in Britain. It owns three UK studios and its European operations are based here. Post says the major concern is with its high number of European staff, and whether it will be able to …

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Space Channel 5 is coming to VR

Rez isn’t the only Sega classic in line for the virtual reality treatment. Polygon reports that Sega and mobile games company KDDI have announced plans to showcase Space Channel 5 VR at the Tokyo Game Show. Sadly, this doesn’t appear to be a full port of the 1999 cult classic. …

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Sega Europe: ‘Shenmue 1 and 2 remakes have our full attention’

Remakes of Shenmue 1 and 2 are still being actively discussed within Sega. The publisher told fans in May that it was trying to find a way to return the classic Dreamcast RPGs, which were first released in 2000 and 2001. European boss Jurgen Post told MCV this week that …

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War Child charity games bundle is now out on Steam

Charity outing Help: The Game, which gathers 12 original titles from some of Europe’s biggest studios, is now available. The bundle, published by Sega, is available on Steam for 9.99. The games were created in six days during a worldwide game jam. All profits are being donated to charity War …

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Games industry marketing veteran Jon Rooke joins 2K

Games industry marketing expert Jon Rooke has joined 2K. Rooke is a 16-year veteran of the video games industry, including lengthy stints at Vivendi, Microsoft, Sega and THQ. His most recent roles included European marketing director at Sega, global brand director at The Creative Assembly and European marketing director at …

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There are two new Sonic games on the way

Sega has announced not one but two new Sonic games for release in 2017. The first is Sonic Mania, a title that resembles the original 2D pixel art releases that kickstartered the franchise. Though the game comes with entirely new levels and characters, it also features ‘classic’ gameplay as well …

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Sega Saturn’s DRM cracked after 22 years

The Sega Saturn was first released in Japan in November 1994. Now, in July 2016, the console’s piracy protection has finally been cracked. Boo and hiss, you may shout, but this may well be one of those rare instances where breaking through a DRM barrier is a good thing. You …

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Deep Silver to publish Atlus and Sega games including Persona 5 in Europe

German games firm Deep Silver will be releasing Atlus and Sega games including Persona 5 in Europe. The Dead Island firm announced today that it had entered in to a publishing agreement to launch some forthcoming Atlus games, such as Persona 5 (pictured) and Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse, as …

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