Shenmue I & II Denuvo

Sega Appears to Have Quietly Removed Denuvo Anti-Tamper from the PC Version of Shenmue I & II

In the latest updates made to the PC version of Shenmue I & II, some Steam forum users have found that one of the entries on August 14 notes the removal of the controversial DRM Denuvo (for what it’s worth, the company itself claims it’s not actually DRM, but that’s a different debate altogether). The game’s Steam page also no longer lists the Denuvo implementation. It’s not clear if this …read more

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Atlus Reveals Persona Dancing: Endless Night Collection, Includes All 3 Persona Dancing Games

ATLUS has revealed the Persona Dancing: Endless Night Collection, a bundle contains the complete catalog of Persona Dancing games, including the upcoming Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight and Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight, as well as a digital download for Persona 4: Dancing All Night. Aside from a physical release featuring an exclusive hardcover artbook package, the collection will also be made available digitally on both PS4 and PS Vita. …read more

Valkyria Chronicles 4 Demo

Valkyria Chronicles 4 Digital Pre-Order and Demo Now Available on PS4, Xbox One and Switch

Sega have launched digital pre-orders and a free demo for Valkyria Chronicles 4 on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch today! The demo lets you to play through the prologue and the first two chapters of the game, as well as an exclusive bonus mission created specifically for the demo. A neat bonus is that demo save data, including items obtained, class levels, earned experience, and currency total …read more

Sakura Wars IP

Sega Appears to Have Acquired Complete Control over the Sakura Wars IP

Back when Korean company Snowpipe announced their new “Sakura Wars M” mobile game, I was surprised to find that the copyright section no longer referenced the company that developed the past Sakura Wars games, Red Entertainment. Back in 2005, Red Entertainment had separated from their parent company SEGA by buying back a major portion of their SEGA-owned stock, a move that allowed them to regain their independent status. Nonetheless, they …read more

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Panzer Dragoon Orta Joins the Xbox One Backward Compatibility List!

Microsoft has announced another batch of Original Xbox games that will be made playable on the Xbox One, and Panzer Dragoon Orta is one of them! Released back in 2002, it was the last game in the main Panzer Dragoon series and arguably one of the best railshooters ever made. Fusing elements from both the previous railshooter games and the RPG Panzer Dragoon Saga, Panzer Dragoon Orta offered an impressive …read more

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Shining Resonance Refrain Heading West on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC

Sega of America and Europe have announced that Shining Resonance Refrain will be released in the West on PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC. The game was previously released on PlayStation 3 exclusively in Japan. The localized version features dual audio with English and Japanese voices, as well as all of the original’s DLC. A new addition to the game is the “Refrain Mode,” which unlocks the Imperial Princess …read more

Sakura Wars

SEGA Forgot to Renew the Official Sakura Wars Domain Name Again, Website Is down as a Result

It seems like SEGA of Japan once again forgot to renew their www.sakura-taisen.com domain name, and as a result the official Sakura Wars website is no longer accessible and simply displays a parking page (screenshot posted below). This isn’t the first time they forgot, as the same thing already happened in 2014. The domain name expires on 29th of December, which may explain why SEGA tends to miss the renewal. …read more

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Brave Wave Announces Digital, CD & Vinyl Release of “Resurrection: Panzer Dragoon Saga 20th Anniversary Arrangement”

Brave Wave Productions have announced, in an official collaboration with SEGA, that they will be releasing a special “Resurrection: Panzer Dragoon Saga 20th Anniversary Arrangement” soundtrack for digital, CD & vinyl! The soundtrack contains 20 songs from the classic Sega Saturn RPG Panzer Dragoon Saga, rearranged by the game’s original composer Saori Kobayashi. The release date is currently scheduled for January 29, 2018. Here’s the list of companies and people who contributed to the …read more

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SEGA Announces Valkyria Chronicles 4 for a Worldwide Release on PS4, Switch and Xbox One in 2018!

In a joint announcement from SEGA of Japan and SEGA of America, Valkyria Chronicles 4 has been announced for release on the PS4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One worldwide in 2018! In Japan, an Xbox One version wasn’t announced, and the release date was set more specifically for PlayStation 4 on March 21, 2018 and for the Nintendo Switch in summer 2018 (thanks to Gematsu for this info). The accompanying trailer …read more

Valkyria New Project

Sega Launches Worldwide Teaser Website for New Valkyria Project, Scheduled for November 20 Reveal

Sega have announced that they’ll be revealing a new Valkyria project on November 20th! Alongside the announcement they also launched a new teaser website. At the moment it features little more than a background showing a frozen, hostile environment with long chasms running through the landscape, emitting a blue glow (Ragnite?) from within. Sega is aiming for a worldwide release for the game, as evidenced by the fact that the teaser …read more