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RETAIL BIZ: Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing

MCV’s vital weekly retail digest, RetailBiz, is available to view online and download now. Click here to access the RetailBiz Previews section for a definitive look at some of the key titles approaching release in the near future. This week, we jump in the driving seat with Sega’s Sonic & …

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Sonic hits Alton Towers

A Sonic-branded rollercoaster will launch at Alton Towers next month. The rollercoaster is part of a three-year deal between Alton Towers and Sega, which will see the publisher hold exclusive video game rights at the resort. The Alton Towers Hotel will also feature a Sonic The Hedgehog themed room, which …

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Sega duo set for Feb 26th

Publisher Sega has dated two of its key Q1 titles – Sonic & Sega All-Star Racing and Napoleon: Total War – both of which will be hitting retail on February 26th. The first title is another stab at capturing the Mario Kart Wii crowd, partnering accessible racing mechanics with an …

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Wii-wheel bundle set for Sega All-Stars Racing

Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing on Wii comes with an exclusive steering wheel peripheral. The accessory is already available from certain online retailers, including ShopTo, and features the game’s branding. Meanwhile, the publisher has announced that the Xbox 360 edition of Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing will feature exclusive in-game …

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Michael Jackson penned Sonic 3 soundtrack

It has been revealed that none other than the late Michael Jackson was involved in the creation of the soundtrack for Sega’s classic 16-bit console platformer Sonic the Hedgehog 3. The admission comes from composer Brad Buxer in an interview with Black & White, as spotted by Spong. I’ve never …

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Sega kicks off biggest ever ad drive

Sega’s biggest ever marketing campaign, for Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games, has kicked up a gear in the build up to Christmas. The firm has sponsored the Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park with a branded ice rink and a game sampling area – with a total of …

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Mario and Sonic marketing push kicks off

Mario and Sonic At The Olympic Winter Games may be a few months from launch, but publisher Sega has already begun its ‘biggest ever’ marketing campaign for the title. The firm has booked 30-second spots before some of this summer’s biggest movie releases, beginning with Harry Potter, and continuing with …

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Sega dates Mario & Sonics winter outing

Publisher Sega has revealed that Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games, the existence of which was exclusively broken by MCV’s sister site CasualGaming.biz, will be released in Europe on both Wii and the DS on October 16th. The dual-SKU release brings both the home and portable versions in …

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Sonic gets his own next-gen racer

Having struck up a very profitable Olympic-based partnership last year, Sega has turned on old rival Mario to take him on at his own game with the announcement of Sonic & Sega All Stars Racing. The game, which is in development for Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii takes place in …

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Sonic the Hedgehog arrives on iPhone

In contrast to his normal high-contrast PR coverage, Sega’s speedy mascot Sonic the Hedgehog has surprisingly kept below the radar and sprung a surprise by making a sudden appearance on the Apple App Store. The game is seemingly a more-or-less straight conversion of the 1991 original Mega Drive offering and …

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