Sega Asks 650 Employees To ‘Voluntarily Retire’, Cuts Executive Salaries

Sega Following this week’s news that Sega Sammy is set to sell the majority of its shares in Sega Entertainment, the company has now announced that it is asking 650 employees to ‘voluntarily retire’ and will slash the salaries of top executives. The company, formed by a merger of both Sega and Sammy in 2004, … Read more Sega Asks 650 Employees To ‘Voluntarily Retire’, Cuts Executive Salaries

Sega Sammy Set To Sell Majority Of Sega Entertainment

© Sega It’s been a rough year for Sega Sammy, and as a result of some “extraordinary losses” due to the impacts of coronavirus, it will sell the majority of its shares in Sega Entertainment to Japanese amusement rental firm, Genda – a company with a “strong desire” to expand the arcade sector in Japan. … Read more Sega Sammy Set To Sell Majority Of Sega Entertainment

IDW Releasing Sonic The Hedgehog Hardcover Comic Collection In 2021

It’s Sonic’s 30th anniversary next year and to celebrate IDW is releasing a hardcover collection of its Sonic the Hedgehog comic on 8th June next year. All up, it includes 272 pages covering the first twelve issues of the comic book series. This is also volume one – so more volumes are expected to be … Read more IDW Releasing Sonic The Hedgehog Hardcover Comic Collection In 2021

Sega’s Next Micro-Console Could Be The Dreamcast Mini, But Don’t Expect It Soon

© Nintendo Life Yosuke Okunari – the Sega staffer who has been heavily involved with many of the company’s recent retro ventures, including the Sega Ages line and the Mega Drive Mini – has hinted that the company may tackle a “Dreamcast Mini” in the near future. Sega’s final major foray in the world of … Read more Sega’s Next Micro-Console Could Be The Dreamcast Mini, But Don’t Expect It Soon

Skies Of Arcadia Dev Says Remaster Or Sequel Depends On Sega

As he’s not working on “SoA related games”. Believe it or not, but it’s now been 20 years since Sega’s JRPG Skies of Arcadia was released on the Dreamcast. It was followed up by the GameCube version Skies of Arcadia Legends in 2002. Kenji Hiruta – considered to be one of the “main devs” on … Read more Skies Of Arcadia Dev Says Remaster Or Sequel Depends On Sega

Random: Jet Set Radio Composer Hideki Naganuma Tried To Be An Employee Of Nintendo Twice

If you’re a fan of funky fresh beats, you can’t go past the famous video game composer Hideki Naganuma. He’s best known for his music in the Jet Set Radio series back when he worked at Sega. For many years now, his fanbase has been begging Nintendo to allow him to compose some music for … Read more Random: Jet Set Radio Composer Hideki Naganuma Tried To Be An Employee Of Nintendo Twice

Feature: Every 3D Sonic The Hedgehog Game Ranked

The release of Super Mario 3D All-Stars got us thinking about the plumber’s platforming rival from the days of the console wars. Sonic the Hedgehog’s jump into the third dimension may not have been as graceful as Mario’s, but over the years he’s amassed a large collection of 3D games, and despite a few notable … Read more Feature: Every 3D Sonic The Hedgehog Game Ranked

Random: Microsoft Shuts Down Rumours That It’s Buying Sega Next

© Sega Microsoft shook the gaming world to its very core recently by announcing that it was gobbling up ZeniMax, the parent company of video game giant Bethesda – a purchase which gives it control of million-selling brands such as The Elder Scrolls, DOOM and Fallout. When you drop a cool $7.5 billion on a … Read more Random: Microsoft Shuts Down Rumours That It’s Buying Sega Next

Poll: What’s The Best 3D Sonic Game?

The latter half of Nintendo’s 2020 calendar may have focused on another video gaming titan’s birthday, but Sonic the Hedgehog’s 30th anniversary is fast approaching. SEGA celebrates its 60th anniversary this year — as well as the Game Gear’s 30th — and has big plans in the works for next year to commemorate three decades … Read more Poll: What’s The Best 3D Sonic Game?

Retro-Bit Is Republishing Some Of Toaplan’s Best Console Shooters In Physical Form

Update: pre-orders are live: PRE-ORDERS ARE NOW LIVE!A lot of #retro love goes into these collector’s editions. We are proud to partner with #Toaplan to bring 4 shmup games. We’d like to thank you for always supporting us, & we cannot wait to see what you think of these treasures. https://t.co/Y3npy3fV1r pic.twitter.com/lfXYrOPzzW— Retro-Bit Gaming (@RetroBitGaming) … Read more Retro-Bit Is Republishing Some Of Toaplan’s Best Console Shooters In Physical Form