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SEGA negotiating to have “Earthworm Jim” included with the Genesis Mini

SEGA unloaded quite a few details regarding the Genesis/Mega Drive Mini at SEGA Fes last week. The SEGA Genesis Mini is scheduled to release on 19 September 2019, and it comes with two classic wired 3-button control pads, USB power adapter, power cable, and an HDMI cable. SEGA has confirmed that the Genesis Mini will ship with a total of

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IDW considering possible sale amid millions in losses

IDW Media Holdings has hired J.P. Morgan to explore future strategies for the company, including the possible sale of the company. This news comes just weeks after the IDW board and management received a letter from one of its largest shareholders, ADW Capital Partners, pushing for the sale of the company. ADW holds approximately a 9% stake in IDW. The

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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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IDW loses millions; CEO steps down after only seven months on the job

IDW Media Holdings CEO Kerry McCluggage is stepping down after assuming the position in July 2018. McCluggage will be replaced by IDW’s chairman and largest stockholder, Howard Jonas. This action comes as the company’s 2018 annual report shows a $36 million loss, including a loss of $28.8 million in its fiscal Q4 alone, according to a breakdown by ICv2. The primary

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“SEGA Ages: Phantasy Star” now available for Nintendo Switch in Japan; new trailer released

As of 31 October, SEGA Ages: Phantasy Star is available on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop. To mark the occasion, SEGA released a new trailer (below) which highlights some of the Switch port’s features, including the sound test and monster codex.   Here is list of the game’s features* from SEGA’s official website: • The Original Phantasy Star Comes to

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The strange state of modern gaming – SEGA publishes “Crash N.Sane Trilogy” for Nintendo Switch in Japan

It doesn’t seem long ago that SEGA fans were asked to get used to seeing Sonic the Hedgehog appear on Nintendo and Sony consoles. Only a few years later, SEGA would actually be producing a game featuring Mario in the form of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games while Sonic himself would become a regular in the Super Smash

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