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SegaNet Now Part of EarthLink

SegaNet can no longer hold its own, now an alliance with EarthLink has been formed. Current SegaNet subscribers will be converted to the EarthLink service with no interruption, as the ISP is now the preferred one by Sega.Com. Here are

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THQ Turns a Profit

THQ has reported a small financial gain for the second quarter of 2001, stating that a $3.5 million income has come in from a total revenue earned of roughly $55 million. This is a significant change from the previous quarter,

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Inappropriate Half-Life MOD Strikes Fear, Turns Out to be Hoax

Rumors were flying on Thursday that a new MOD for the PC edition of Half-Life recreated the tragedy at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Supposedly the MOD was on Geocities servers and put gamers in the position of Eric

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New SonED Release

From Stealth via E-Mail: SonED has been updated with the ability to edit level layout in the ROMS of Sonic 1, Sonic 2, and Sonic 3 and Knuckles, along with player starting positions. It will also disable the checksum in

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Public Scene Poll Results 7/17/2001

We’re temporarily going back to the old, old way of doing things here at the Sonic Scene, and instead of dedicating a section of the site to the Public Scene poll results, we’ll instead report the latest numbers on the main Sonic

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Fan Reaction: PSO Pricing Plan

We go to the AlwaysGame.Com message board (formely the DCTP board), where reaction is mixed to the $15 for three months plan established by Sega of America. Here’s a comment from SmiggyG: Blah!!!!!! Count me out! 🙁 Looks like SOJ

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Details on VF4 Preview Disc Inside Shenmue II

Core Magazine reports on what will come bundled with Shenmue II in Japan: As previously reported, Shenmue II will ship with a special ‘Virtua Fighter 4’ preview disc(s) in Japan. According to AM2 director Yu Suzuki, two different features are

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Games and Violence: Another Study Released

And the news once again isn’t good, says SegaWeb: Dr. Craig A. Anderson and Brad J. Bushman did not conduct any original experiments, but rather studied 35 past studies, through the year 2000, on the subject. Bushman concluded that “Violent video

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Sonic HackingWiz Pro 2 Now Available

Another fine utility out of the SSRG has been released, this time it’s a new edition of SHWP: It has many new/improved features, but the best part is the integration of S.L.E.E.P. (created by Tristan Penman)! The Sonic 2 level

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Theory: Sonic Moving to XBOX?

And there’s evidence in SA2 according to Chris McRae: I was just playing through Crazy Gadget. Eight after you do a light-dash through a set of rings, STOP. Look to your right. There is a little X-box you can pick

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