Classic Sega platformer, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for iOS, just got a pretty major update to version 3.0 and with it resurrects a piece of gaming history that once was lost. The infamous Hidden Palace Zone was featured in many early promotional images for the original release of the game, but was then cut from the final product. Now, though, Sega's brought them back, and we're really happy they did.
Sega has cut the price of its iOS port of classic title Crazy Taxi by a fair amount, and it can now be yours for just $1.99, down from $3.99. The arcade and Dreamcast title was a favorite of many, and the iOS port lost none of the incredibly fun gameplay of the original. Oh, and the soundtrack is pretty awesome too!
SEGA has announced the release of Demon Tribe, a game that combines elements of collectible card games, online battle arenas, and RPGs. It was created by Masayoshi Kikuchi, known for his work on the Panzer Dragoon series, the Yakuza series, and Jet Set Radio. You collect and capture new fighters in an effort to form your ultimate team from over 250 unique characters.
Sega of America on Monday announced new mobile games coming this fall and winter, and all of them are headed to iOS. Games include new titles featuring Sonic the Hedgehog, a game that will appeal to fans of DoTA and League of Legends, a magic and music mashup, and more.
It’s been quite a while since we discussed Kingdom Conquest, SEGA’s action-strategy-MMO hybrid. Since then, the game has received a sequel, aptly named Kingdom Conquest II. SEGA will soon be releasing monster cards based on its classic franchises into Kingdom Conquest II in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis videogame console. The special cards feature artwork and characters from Altered Beast and Golden Axe, two arcade hits that are also available on iOS.
It isn't the newest game around – far from it – but if you're looking for a fun Mac game to pass the time in the not-too-distant future, Sega Superstars Tennis could be one to take a look at. Better yet, the first 40 pre-orders at MacGameStore will be able to get the game for 40% off the regular price, reducing it down to just $8.99.
Feral Interactive announced Thursday plans to release a Mac version of Sega Superstars Tennis on October 17, 2013. The game will be available for $14.99 through download services including the Mac App Store, Feral's web site and elsewhere.
Sega announced the availability of Go Dance for iPhone and iPad today, which looks like it will play a lot like Dance Central. Players have to follow the moves being shown on their device's screen in time with the music, and are scored based on how closely they mimic the dance.
Sports Interactive has today pulled the wraps off the latest in the Football Manager series – that's the proper football, with the round ball – Football Manager 2014. Due for release later this year on Mac as well as Windows and Linux, the title is now up for pre-order from a variety of retailers, including Steam.
Sega has dropped the price of their Sonic the Hedgehog games to $0.99. Everything from the original Sonic the Hedgehog to Sonic Jump is on sale, and it's unknown how long they'll remain there, so if you were looking at one of the Sonic games, now is the perfect time to get it.