MONTREAL – August 7, 2012 – Minority Media, an independent game development studio, along with Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA), have announced that puzzle-platformer Papo & Yo is now available for pre-order via the PlayStation®Network (PSN) for $14.99 (or $11.99 for PS PLUS members). For the full preorder details, visit the PlayStation blog at blog.us.playstation.com/2012/08/08/papo-yo-the-adventure-begins-on-psn-next-week.
The studio has also unveiled a special surprise for fans: an early look at the official cinematic Papo & Yo launch trailer. Created through a partnership with the experienced filmmakers at Rezolution Pictures and talented Montreal director/director of photography Alfonso Maiorana, this trailer shows the start of Quico’s story through an incredible mix of live-action and in-game footage. To view it online, head to www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rn23bgfj_f4.
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Beloved Dreamcast Classic Announced for iOS and Android Devices
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – July 20, 2012 – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today disclosed that their much-anticipated HD remake of Jet Set Radio™ will also be available on iOS and Android devices when the world-famous graffiti game comes to consoles and PC digital download this summer.
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SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – July 16, 2012 – In a totally unexpected, surprise announcement at the 2012 Sonic Boom community fan-fest during San Diego Comic-Con, SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. have officially announced the upcoming HD remake of legendary Dreamcast title Sonic Adventure 2™ for PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
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Austin-based Game Studio and Thomas Jane-backed Production Company to Bring Sci-Fi Comic IP to PC and Console Gamers
SAN DIEGO, CA – July 12, 2012 –
At Comic Con in San Diego today, independent game developer Red Fly Studio and Hollywood actor Thomas Jane’s RAW Studios have launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a video game based on the Bad Planet comic series. One of the first comics produced by RAW Studios, Bad Planet is a science fiction series based on a plague of inter-galactic Death Spiders attempting to decimate Earth, and the Convict, a lone alien warrior fighting to save the planet. The Bad Planet video game will be a third-person action game featuring stunning visuals, an episodic format, and brutal melee combat.
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HD Remake of the Legendary SEGA Saturn Title Coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade, PlayStation Network, and PC Digital Download this Fall
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – July 5, 2012 – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA®Europe Ltd. today announced that an HD remake of fan-favorite flying platformer, NiGHTS into dreams…™, will be coming to Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®Network, and Windows PC Digital Download this fall. To prove this news isn’t a dream itself, check out the first official NiGHTS trailer online here!
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Latest Iteration of Classic Arcade Fighter Available This Week on PSN, XBLA
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – June 5, 2012 – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA®Europe Ltd., announced that Virtua Fighter™ 5 Final Showdown launches this week on home consoles. Based on the latest arcade version of the celebrated Virtua Fighter 5 series, the game is available now for PlayStation®Network (PSN) in North America, and will be available tomorrow, June 6, worldwide on PSN and for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft (XBLA). Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown is priced at $14.99/ £9.99/ AUD$6.25/ €12.99 for PSN and 1,200 Microsoft Points for XBLA.
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Highly Anticipated SEGA Hit Coming to Sony’s Portable Powerhouse this Summer
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – May 25, 2012 – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA®Europe Ltd., today confirmed that much-loved Dreamcast classic Jet Set Radio™ will be coming to PlayStation®Vita Systems this summer, and will be playable for the first time at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, California.
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New Entry in the Epic Sonic 4 Saga Speeds onto Console and PC Digital Download This Week
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – May 15, 2012 – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA®Europe Ltd. today announced the launch of Sonic the Hedgehog 4™ Episode II. This new entry in the Sonic 4 storyline has the iconic blue hedgehog taking on two legendary rivals with the help of one of his oldest friends, Miles “Tails” Prower. Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II is available today on the PlayStation®Network and Steam for $14.99. The game will be available tomorrow on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 1200 points. On May 17, it will be available for iPhone and iPad on the iTunes App Store for $6.99.
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