Sega classics Jet Set Radio, Golden Axe free on Steam for a limited time

Sega is giving away digital PC copies of Jet Set Radio, Golden Axe, and other titles from its back catalog this week on Steam as part of its limited-time Make War Not Love 3 promotional event.
Movies & TV

Sonic the Hedgehog movie hits theaters in 2018, mixes live-action and animation

Perhaps delighting anyone that grew up playing Sonic the Hedgehog on Sega Genesis in the late nineties, Sony Pictures and Sega are developing a hybrid live-action, animation Sonic movie for a 2018 release.

Sega's 7th Dragon III Code: VFD announced for U.S. release on Nintendo 3DS 1:45

Sega announced that its Nintendo 3DS RPG 7th Dragon III Code: VFD is due for a North American launch later this year, following up on multiple series entries released exclusively in Japan over the past decade.

Remastered Valkyria Chronicles on its way to PS4 in North America 2:19

A remastered PlayStation 4 version of Sega's strategy-RPG Valkyria Chronicles will hit North America this year as both a downloadable title and as a boxed limited edition available exclusively via pre-order.

3DS retrogaming compilation Sega 3D Classics Collection coming to North America

Sonic the Hedgehog, Altered Beast, and other standout titles from the 16-bit era star in Sega 3D Classics Collection, a Nintendo 3DS compilation due to launch in North America in April.

Bayonetta 2 is about to get way cheaper

Nintendo will "re-release" Bayonetta 2 on Wii U as a $30 "standalone product" February 19, Nintendo of America announced Thursday via Twitter.

Yakuza 5 launching for PS3 this month, Yakuza 0 announced for PS4 1:11

Sega confirmed during this week's PlayStation Experience event that a prequel in its long-running Yakuza series is due to launch for the PlayStation 4 in North America in 2016, while a sequel hits the PS3 this month.

Valkyria Chronicles remake, sequel confirmed for PlayStation 4

Sega announced plans to revive its cult classic Valkyria Chronicles series this week, revealing that a remake and sequel, Valkyria: Azure Revolution, will launch for the PlayStation 4 in Japan in 2016.

Microsoft reveals first batch of 104 backward compatible Xbox 360 games

Microsoft's Major Nelson revealed that more than 100 Xbox 360 games will be playable on the Xbox One following the launch of a firmware update later this week, including standouts like Fallout 3, Shadow Complex, and Mirror's Edge.

Fan modders turn Sonic Generations into a 3D Mario game

Dedicated modders in the Sonic the Hedgehog community have released a comprehensive mod for the PC version of 2011's Sonic Generations, replacing the game's cast with characters from Nintendo's Mario series and universe.

Shenmue III project update details the return of a cult classic

A long-awaited sequel in Sega's cult classic Shenmue series is one step closer to becoming reality, as Shenmue III's creative team has posted a project update detailing preliminary testing of crucial gameplay elements.

Sonic: Lost World among many ‘past Sega titles’ coming to Steam

The formerly Wii U-exclusive Sonic: Lost World will be among several "past Sega titles" launching for PC platforms via Steam in the coming months, publisher Sega announced this week.