Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Sega

Sega 3D Classics Collection now available in stores, on eShop for 3DS

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Sega! has unloaded a bundle of some of their golden oldies on 3DS today with Sega 3D Classics Collection. The nine-game compilation includes two titles that are making their North American debut, including Power Drift and Puyo Puyo 2, with the former being a Yu Suzuki-created kart racer and the latter an addictive puzzler with a versus mode. The remaining seven, all detailed below, include Altered Beast, Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa, Fantasy Zone II W – Fantasy Zone II W, Galaxy Force II, Maze Walker, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Thunder Blade. Several of these have been available on eShop for quite a while, but this is the first time all are being sold in physical form for the system. To get additional insight into the porting process, check out the latest interview conducted by Sega with developer M2.

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3DS

Get a look inside the 7th Dragon III: Code VFD art book

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A few pages have been released from 7th Dragon III: Code VFD’s art book. The book will be bundled for free with launch copies of Sega’s upcoming dungeon-crawling role-playing game. The 28-page work will feature some of the game’s environments, enemies, and character classes, with work from character designer Miwa Shirow. Check out the sample below.

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3DS

Dariusburst Chronicle Saviours gets Sega-themed DLC today

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Dariusburst Chronicle Saviours’ second, Sega-themed DLC bundle is now available for PC and PS4. The latest drop joins the Taito bundle, which added ships, extra levels, and music themed around Metal Black, Night Striker, and RayForce. The Sega set adds even more ships, levels, and music, this time from Fantasy Zone, Galaxy Force II, and Space Harrier. The packs are available individually for $4.99 or as a bundle for $11.99.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 4 News

7th Dragon III Code: VFD launching July 12, character trailer released

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Sega has announced that their upcoming 3DS RPG 7th Dragon III Code: VFD will be available in stores and eShop on July 12. Additionally, a new character-creation video has also gone live highlighting the dozens of voice options and physical customization options—96 in total—available for each of the party’s nine characters. Of course, the most important decision is the character’s class, and all eight were recently named: Agent, Banisher, Duelist, Fortuner, God Hand, Mage, Rune Knight, and Samurai.

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3DS

Get the story behind Valkyria Chronicles Remastered in new trailer

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Players who missed out on Valkyria Chronicles the first time out can get up to speed in a new story trailer. Sega has released a video for the upcoming PS4 version, Valkyria Chronicles Remastered, detailing the events leading up to the Second Europan War and the current conflict between the Empire and Gallia. The trailer details the Empire’s army as well as the members that make up the player’s forces, Squad 7.

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PlayStation 4 News

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X coming to PS4, PS Vita this fall

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Sega will be bringing Hatsune back to North America later this year. The digital singer will return this fall in a new title for PS4 and PS Vita, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X. The rhythm title will feature a world made up of five Clouds that will offer challenges designed around different auras: classic, cool, cute, elegant, and quirky. There will be 30 new and old songs, around 300 costumes, which will affect how players perform in challenges, and a new Concert Editor that adds the role of producer. As producer, players will be able to customize shows by selecting the band’s playlists, modules, and accessories.

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PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Valkyria Chronicles Remastered website now live

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The upcoming enhanced re-released of Valkyria Chronicles now has a full website. Character profiles, artwork, a brief history of the game world, and info on the game’s Blitza battle system are all covered. Additional art, screenshots, and videos are slotted to be added later.

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PlayStation 4 News

Yakuza 0 launching early 2017, new trailer released

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Sega has released a new trailer for Yakuza 0. The video coincides with the announcement that the game is also heading to Europe as well as a few clarifications: only the PS4 version is being translated, the game will be available both physically and digitally, and the release is a Sega initiative. Lastly, a rough launch window was revealed for early 2017. For those wanting to check out the latest release, Yakuza 5 is now on sale for 25% off on PSN through April 5.

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PlayStation 4 News

Visit three epochs, see the sights in 7th Dragon III Code: VFD trailer

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Sega has released a new video from 7th Dragon III Code: VFD giving an overview of the three different eras that will be visited by players. As the hero’s team takes advantage of Nodens Enterprises’ time-traveling technology to track down True Dragons, they will visit the ancient past, present, and future. Aside from modern Tokyo—well, modern as in 2100—players will go back to ancient Atlantis, with its dangerous lower wards and skilled blacksmiths, and futuristic Eden, a bleak land home three areas.

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3DS

Taito-themed DLC now available for Dariusburst Chronicle Saviours

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Degica has announced that their Taito-themed DLC for Dariusburst Chronicle Saviours has gone live on Steam and PSN. Additionally, the Sega-themed packs are scheduled to launch on April 7. The Taito pack includes craft, remixed music, and levels from three different titles: Metal Black, Night Striker, and RayForce. The Sega pack will also feature craft, remixed music, and levels from three different games: Fantasy Star, Galaxy Force II, and Space Harrier. Note that downloadable ships are only playable in downloadable levels. The Taito drops are priced at $4.99 each or $11.99 for a bundle of all three.

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