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Posts tagged "SEGA"

Jack Lumber: All logs must die

Jack Lumber: All logs must die
The sad tale of a swarthy chainsaw-wielder, murderous trees and a dear departed grandmother – Jack Lumber is a Fruit Ninja nod wrapped tight in some delightfully imaginative swaddling.

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Ragor to riches: Phantasy Star Online 2 coming to US/ Europe

Ragor to riches: Phantasy Star Online 2 coming to US/ Europe
Sega will launch Phantasy Star Online 2, a free-to-play sequel to its seminal Dreamcast MMO for PC, iOS and Android in early 2013.

Hookshot Inc. unpicks the news to weigh up whether we should be excited or fearful.

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NiGHTS into HD Dreams come true

NiGHTS into HD Dreams come true
An HD re-release of Yuji Naka's seminal Sega Saturn game, NiGHTS into Dreams is due this autmn for PC, PSN and XBLA.

Parkin swoops and loops down memory lane for an ariel survey of why this matters.

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How Golden Axe changed my life

How Golden Axe changed my life
Destination gaming, they call it now. But for anyone who grew up in the '80s and '90s, it was known simply as going to the arcade.

As Golden Axe is re-released for XBLA today, Parkin takes a look back at the game - and a location - that had a significant impact on his younger self.

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Hot Shot: Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit

Hot Shot: Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit
As evidenced by the blood of EA’s Shank and the bolts of Ubisoft’s Shoot Many Robots, the big publishers are flocking to the cause of side-on ultra-violence this year. The next contender? Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit from SEGA and French studio Arkedo – the tale of Ash, the pissed off Bunny Prince of Hell, and the innards of everyone who stands in his way.

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