SEGA

Canceled at the last minute, DICE’s ‘Hardcore’ to launch 25 years later

Developers are finishing it on an original Genesis SDK too<p>A 24-year-old Sega Genesis game by DICE — yes, that DICE — that was canceled on the doorstep of being published will see the light of day in 2019. “Hardcore,” (its working title) is even being developed on an original Genesis SDK.<p>Hardcore …

PlayStation

Over 15 SEGA Ages Titles On The Way To Nintendo Switch, Including Unreleased Titles

Nintendo Dream has published an interview with SEGA Ages director Rieko Kodama and supervisor Yousuke Okunari.<p>During the interview, the duo confirmed …

Retrogaming

'Battlefield' Developer's Unreleased Sega Mega Drive Game Is Coming Out After 25 Years

Hardcore' is finally coming out on the PlayStation Vita and it looks pretty good.<p>The history of video games is filled with unreleased games: <i>Prey 2, Star Wars 1313, StarCraft: Ghost</i>. Some projects ran out of money, others were lost in a shuffle of corporate reorganization. But every now and then, …

Retrogaming

Strictly Limited Games Revives Unreleased ’90s Shoot-‘Em-Up ‘Hardcore’

Strictly Limited Games is reviving “Hardcore,” an unreleased ’90s shoot-’em-up from developer DICE, the two companies announced on Friday.<p>DICE …

Aretha Franklin

Yakuza Kiwami 2 steps up the fan service in a big way

Food, violence, girls — you know, the important things<p>Arguably, the best part of the Yakuza franchise isn’t about being a gangster — it lives in every silly, violent and overindulgent thing you can do as a grown man living in Japan. Want to get wasted on 12-year Yamazaki whiskey and sing karaoke …

PlayStation

Project HardCore Game Lives on the PS4 and Vita After 25 Years of Being Presumed Dead

Long-Lost DICE Metroidvania HardCore Coming to PS4 and Vita<p>August 16, 2018Written by Lucas White<p>This story is awesome. A long lost DICE relic called</i> …

Gamescom

Eclectic Method: Infinity War Remix

LinkEclectic Method’s latest remix uses chopped up footage and sounds from <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, and manages to capture and amplify the intensity of …

Die Hard

Team Sonic Racing Reveals New Team, Featuring Silver, Blaze, and Vector

Sega has unveiled a new, and the fourth, team that will be in its upcoming arcade racer, <i>Team Sonic Racing</i>.<p>The new team – which goes by the name, Team …

Retrogaming

Shining Resonance Refrain's Japanese voice patch approved for release in Southeast Asia

As we've reported on in the past, those who purchased a copy of Shining Resonance Refrain in Southeast Asia quickly found out that they couldn't …

South-east Asia

Unreleased Psygnosis Shooter Launches on PS4, PS Vita Next Year

A story that’s sure to have editorial overlord Damien McFerran perspiring like former SEGA America chief Tom Kalinske at a 90s PlayStation press …

Retrogaming

Japanese Sales Charts: Yakuza 3 PS4 Remaster Punches Its Way to Number 1

Whenever a new Yakuza game launches in Japan, it usually jumps straight to the top of the software charts, and the PlayStation 4 remaster of Yakuza 3 …

Breath of the Wild

A Closer Look At The Nintendo Snack Pack, The Portable Solution For Retro Gaming

Earlier this month, we shared the progress of Marcel J. de Haan's 'Snack Pack' - a fan-made portable TV that had been fully customised to play a …

Retrogaming

The new 'What is Shenmue?' video teaches us about jiu-jitsu and duck racing

The Shenmue catch-up cavalcade started in earnest last week with a pair of "What Is Shenmue?" trailers introducing the story and characters. Today …

Jiu Jitsu

Don't Get Rid Of Your 3DS Just Yet

3DS may have been overshadowed by the Switch since Nintendo's hybrid console released last year, but there are still a number of great titles in store for the dual-screen handheld, and another one has now joined that list. Atlus has announced it is bringing the final 3DS installment in the Etrian …

Nexus

Watch The Final Shenmue 101 Video - This Time, It's About Combat

From GameWatcher: "The long-awaited PC release of remastered versions of Shenmue I & II is just about upon us, and with that, SEGA are publishing the …

SEGA

Business on the Move EMEA & Apac: Decathlon, Puma, Sega, and more

Welcome to The Drum's Business on the Move column, where we collate agency account news, reviews, agency launches, rebrands and acquisitions.<p>EMEA wins<p>…

Branding

Team Sonic Racing adds Vector the Crocodile, Blaze the Cat, and Silver the Hedgehog

Vector the Crocodile, Blaze the Cat, and Silver the Hedgehog will be playable characters in Team Sonic Racing, Sega announced. The trio make up the …

Gamescom

Three More B-List Sonic Pals Join Team Sonic Racing Roster

<b>Team Vector.</b>Team Sonic Racing is shaping up fairly well, with interesting team-based mechanics injected into traditional kart racing goodness. One of …

Retrogaming

Latest Shenmue video looks at Ryo's love of forklift trucks, backalley brawls and duck-racing

Sega has released a third video in their ongoing <i>What is Shenmue?</i> series, which attempts to explain the appeal and lasting inspiration that the …

Retrogaming

Pre-orders Now Available for Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise

Sega has opened up pre-orders for the upcoming open-world action game Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise. Digital pre-orders will come with a …

SEGA

Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise - here's a new combat video and pre-order information

A new video has been released showing off combat in Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise. SEGA has also provided information in pre-order bonuses …

SEGA

The old-school-like beat-em-up game Coffee Crisis is now available on Xbox One

Mega Cat Studios is releasing their vintage action co-op beatemup Coffee Crisis on Xbox One today. The game is already available on Sega Genesis …

Coffee

Shenmue I & II trailer shows off combat and minigames

Sega has released a new trailer for its upcoming rereleases of Shenmue and Shenmue II.<p>Sega has released a new trailer for its upcoming rereleases of</i> …

Trailers

Yakuza Creator says Microsoft and Nintendo refused his game but “Now They Want It”

As posted on video game forum Resetera, the latest issue of Edge Magazine has a lengthy feature about Japanese game creator Toshihiro Nagoshi. The …

Retrogaming

Next Yakuza Project to remain ‘hardcore’ but ‘interesting’ according to SEGA’s Toshihiro Nagoshi

The latest retail issue of Edge magazine features a interview with SEGA Chief Creative Officer Toshihiro Nagoshi where he talks about the development …

Tokyo Game Show

Infamous 90s FMV horror Night Trap launches on Switch next week

Fans of retro naffness will be thrilled to learn that developer Screaming Villains' remaster of the infamous (and endearingly terrible) 90s FMV …

Senate Committees

Shenmue I & II ‘What is Shenmue? Part 3: Combat and Mini-Games’ trailer

Sega has released the third in its series of <i>Shenmue I & II</i> trailers exploring the basics of the <i>Shenmue</i> saga with Ryo Hazuki English voice actor Corey …

Jiu Jitsu

Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise Trailer Previews Combat

PS4 game ships on October 2 in the West<p>Sega of America began streaming a trailer for Yakuza Studios' Fist of the North Star PlayStation 4 game, Fist …

Manga

The series almost went down a multiplatform path.

When Yakuza was first released in Japan under the title of Ryu ga Gotoku in 2005, the gaming industry was a very different place. The PlayStation 2 …

Gaming

Yakuza Was Also Pitched To Nintendo & Microsoft

Sure, it’s on PC <i>now</i>, but the <i>Yakuza</i> series is synonymous with three generations of PlayStation consoles. And for good reason: Nintendo and Microsoft …

Retrogaming