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More SA2 Demo Fan Reaction

JD Harding managed to get a demo working on his Dreamcast, and sent me some impressions. Here are just a few of his thoughts: The first impression when you begin play is the depth and detail of the graphics. It’s

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New SFG In the Works

Shayne Thames sent me this E-Mail: After talking with Jason of Sonic Boom, he and I are developing a Fan Game Team, calling ourselves the SU-DC Team. We have plans on developing a full 3-D Sonic Game. No, we’re not making it

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Sega Demands Apology from New York Times

Sega, in response to a New York Times story claiming that Nintendo will be buying out the company, is demanding an apology from the newspaper. SOJ has sent a letter to the NYT; here it is: While Sega has always

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Sega Broadband Adapter Coming in January

Sega of America said today that they will begin selling the Broadband Adapter via their web site for $59.99 on January 9th, two months before the planned release in stores. So, if you plan to get Phantasy Star Online, and

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Latest PSO Sales Figures

Famitsu reports that Phantasy Star Online sold 80,666 copies over the four-day launch weekend, from the 21st to the 24th. That means a little more than 20,000 copies were sold a day. It was not the stellar sales figures we

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Latest on Sonic 2: Robotnik’s Revenge

YarHarHar posted this notice on the SFGHQ MB yesterday: First off, some news on S2:RR Engine organization/optimization is coming along pretty well; I’ve already reduced the .exe size by 25%, much more is still to come, although once my engine

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Woman Sues Midway over Video Game Related Death

You’re probably thinking a seizure, right? Wrong–a woman has filed charges against Midway Games, because she claims one of their games caused her son’s presumably grotesque death. Remember Mortal Kombat? Apparently, the woman’s son, and his friend, were playing the

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Irimajiri May Jump Ship from Sega

The Nihon Keizai Shimbun, a Japanese publication, is reporting today that Shoichiro Irimajiri, the former president of Sega of Japan that stepped down to take on an adviser position within the company, may leave Sega soon completely to pursue other

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Nintendo Buying Sega? Nope

The New York Times reported today that Nintendo was considering buying out Sega for an estimated $2 billion. The paper also claims that these negotiations have been going on for months now. Since that report was released, both sides are

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SegaDojo’s SA2 Impressions

You can read their full preview, located here, but here’s their final word: Judging by the quick but exciting demo…Sonic Adventure 2 is gonna be a monstrous product for Sega upon its final arrival. The depth alone is staggering and the

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