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New SEGA survey will finally determine the future of Sonic… probably

This week, SEGA started an open online survey to get fan feedback on some of their most popular franchises. The survey is intended to help SEGA “determine the next steps for some of our most popular series.” Several SEGA staples are included in the survey, such as Sonic the Hedgehog, Yakuza, Bayonetta, Puyo Puyo, Shenmue, Altered Beast, Phantasy Star, etc. It’s also pretty telling

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SEGA abruptly removes “Judgment” from Japanese shelves, digital marketplaces

SEGA has removed Judge Eyes from all storefronts, both physical and the online PlayStation Store, following voice actor Pierre Taki’s arrest on cocaine charges. Japanese culture is much less tolerant of drug use than even western cultures are, and it is not unusual for entertainment products to be pulled following similar allegations. It’s not known how this will affect western

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National Videogame Museum discovers scrapped plans for “Alien Vs. Predator” football game

Whoever wins…. …Ah, forget it. We all definitely lost out in the early 90s, because there were apparently plans drawn up for an Alien Vs. Predator football game (God’s American-style football, not European footsie-ball) which never fully materialized. Originally pitched for the SEGA Genesis (Mega Drive) console, Cosmic Hard Bowl pits Xenomorph against the Yautja in a carnage-infused battle on

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SEGA’s “Judgment” releases in June, new gameplay trailer released

Sega announced the western release date for Judgment… it’s June 25. Boom! No need to read the rest, right? Narp! SEGA has also revealed a new trailer for Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s Judgment, highlighting several gameplay features for the game (below). Give it a look to see these gameplay mechanics in action, such as gathering evidence, going undercover, pinball, Space Harrier, minigames,

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“ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove” releases 1 March, presented by McCaulay Culkin

For those who backed the Kickstarter campaign waaay back in 2015 (*raises hand), the long wait for HumaNature Studios’ ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove is almost over. After a turbulent production process, the first aliens of funk make their return to PC and consoles on Friday, 1 March. Getting the final product to gamers has to be both

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Chomp bites one off: ToeJam & Earl… well, just Earl, actually (interview, humor)

Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction to get the stories that we non-fictional types just can’t get. Today, Chomp digs deep with Earl from the classic ToeJam & Earl series, which is finally getting a long-awaited sequel with

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Image of “Shenmue III” villain Lan Di finally revealed

It’s been a long wait since the Shenmue III reveal at E3 2015, and an even LONGER wait – 18 years – since the release of Shenmue II, but fortunately, Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki and YS Net have kept a steady trickle of Chinese-water-torture-like leaks to keep their fan base absolutely mad with anticipation. This time, we finally have a

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