Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Sega

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse launching for console, PC

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (360, PC, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Sega has launched a new reimagined version of Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse. The 1991 classic platformer has been redesigned in 3D for current consoles and PC, and is available today for 360 and tomorrow for PC and PS3. The graphics might have been updated, but the story remains the same, with players guiding Mickey through the Castle of Illusion’s five worlds in his quest to save Minnie from the evil witch Mizrabel.

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(Nintendo 3DS Review) Project X Zone

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Project X Zone

“… a satisfying, if at times trying, outing.”

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3DS Reviews

Worlds collide today with release of Project X Zone for 3DS

Project X Zone (3DS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Namco Bandai has released Project X Zone, a cross-over strategy-RPG exploding with fan service. After a rift tears open the borders between time and space, 200 characters from over 25 franchises from Capcom, Namco Bandai, and Sega find themselves teaming up and battling new villains in an attempt to restore order. Characters from Street Fighter, Tekken, Resonance of Fate, Dead Rising, Mega Man, Resident Evil, Virtua Fighter, and more will pair off and assist each other with such fighter-styled moves as Cross Hits, Support Attacks, and Special Attacks.

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Namco Bandai launches Project X Zone demo on eShop

A new demo has launched on eShop for Project X Zone, Namco Bandai’s upcoming studio-crossover strategy-RPG for 3DS. The game will feature 200-plus characters from 27 different titles from across various Capcom, Namco Bandai, and Sega series.

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Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse re-release announced

Sega will be resurrecting Mickey this summer with a new re-release of the classic platformer Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse. Originally released for the Genesis in 1990, Castle of Illusion quickly became a must-play game, with its tight controls, colorful visuals, and solid level design. The upcoming download-only release is a re-imaging by Sega Studios Australia that’s being built from scratch using the original as its foundation.

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Project X Zone launching in June, LE announced, new media released

The upcoming crossover strategy role-playing game from Namco Bandai, Project X Zone, will be hitting store shelves on June 25. The coloration features over 50 characters from Capcom, Namco Bandai, and Sega franchises, including Street Fighter, Tekken, and Valkyria Chronicles, trying to seal a rift that’s merging their universes. Namco Bandai also announced that launch copies will be Limited Edition releases with a free mini-art book and soundtrack.

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Call the ashigaru! Total War: Shogun 2 Gold Edition launches for PC

Total War: Shogun 2 (PC) Gold Edition Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The new Shogun collection, Total War: Shogun 2 Gold Edition, has hit store shelves. The set includes the original title, Shogun 2, as well as its two expansions, Rise of the Samurai and Fall of the Samurai. The various downloadable clan packs are not included.

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PC News

Total War: Rome II – Battle of Teutoburg Forest trailer released

Sega has released a new trailer for Total War: Rome II featuring the famous ambush of Teutoburg Forest, a lethal blow for Rome’s ambitions in Germania and one of the playable historical battles. The minute-long clip showcases the series’ new graphics engine, and the scenario will feature the new true line-of-sight system and deployable battlefield tech.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines now available for 360, PC, and PS3

Aliens: Colonial Marines (360, PC, PS3) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 2

It’s been a while in the making, but Aliens: Colonial Marines has finally hit store shelves for 360, PC, and PS3. The xenomorphified first-person shooter is considered franchise canon, which means that what happens in Colonial Marines has a direct impact on the Aliens universe, overshadowing years of graphic novels, games, and films. In addition to the campaign, multiplayer is also supported with four versus modes: Escape, Extermination, Survivor, and Team Deathmatch. Word has been pretty spotty on this one, so you might want to Redbox it first.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines Season Pass, pre-order DLC detailed

Aliens: Colonial Marines (360, PC, PS3, Wii U) Preorder Announcements - Screenshot 1

Gamers interested in Sega and Gearbox’s upcoming xenomorph-y shooter Aliens: Colonial Marines will be able to snag all DLC at a discount, or score the first for free, courtesy of Walmart. With launch just a week away, gamers can purchase all DLC for %40 off, $29.99, with the Season One pass, which will include four packs that include new campaign and multiplayer content. The first pack can be snagged for free, however, by pre-ordering the game at Walmart. The first download, the multiplayer-centric, Horde-style Bug Hunt, will include three new maps and launch in March.

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