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Tuesday Links: TGS Happened Edition


So either because not much was shown this year or because everyone is playing GTA V, I don’t think anyone noticed that TGS happened last week. But even though nobody cares anymore, SEGA still had a decent showing at the event. With them showing the first gameplay footage of Yakuza Ishin and Puyo Puyo Tetris. Also they bought Atlus and now everything is ruined for people in western countries who want Atlus games.

Retro/Bits News

  • Forum member Jason spent his summer making a Sonic Generations stage called Titanic Timber and released the alpha version [Forums]
  • We did another Vidya Retro live stream, and I actually joined in for about 20-30 minutes! [Vidya Retro]
  • This week’s Swingin’ Report Show guest stars our very own Bartman3010 [Swingin’ Report Show #51]
  • There’s also a new episode of the other SEGAbits’ podcast [Sonic Talk #23]

Sonic/SEGA News

  • There was all of this Sonic Lost World stuff [Here’s the round-up]
  • There’s also this TGS trailer for Sonic Lost World I didn’t mention in there [Youtube]
  • Mario & Sonic at the 2014 Winter Olympics will be released on November 8th [CVG]
  • Atlus joins the SEGA family [SEGAbits]
  • The Dreamcast version of Toejam & Earl 3 has been discovered [Forums]
  • A new fighting game called Dengeki Bunko Fight Climax has been announced [Shoryuken]
  • This new trailer for Yakuza Ishin shows what the gameplay is like [Youtube]
  • There’s also a trailer for Puyo Puyo Tetris [Youtube again]
  • And one for Phantasy Star Nova as well [Another gosh darn Youtube link]
  • Speaking of which, there are currently no plans to release Phantasy Star Nova in the west [SEGA-Addicts]

Other Stuff

  • Valve announced SteamOS and will make two other announcements later this week [Steam]
  • Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is now funded [Kickstarter]
  • JonTron actually released a new episode [Hercules Games]

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    I… wow. I didn’t expect anyone to care about an alpha release, let alone have it make the front page. Thanks, guys.

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      We love to highlight excellence on here… or if site members just contact us and we can make it work out (9/10ths of the time we can.)

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    And here I thought Mighty #9 is gonna get the full fund before Shantae Half-Genie Hero.

    This new Puyo Puyo Tetris game looks fun, and I quite Enjoyed Dr Mario Tetris on the SNES, I may pick this one up if it comes out in the west though it’s a slim chance, after all the better Puyo Puyo games (15th Anniversary, 7, and 20th Anniversary) were Japan exclusive though I did have my share of them and they were worth every money I paid!

    Like SEGA needed yet another fighting series, they already got Virtua Fighter, Fighting Vipers, and Bleach.

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      Mighty No. 9 was fully funded one day after the Kickstarted was put up, Shantae got to it’s goal a lot slower.

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    @Timmit hmm… I didn’t know that, good to know *writes down both games in his to-get list on PS3 along with Puyo Puyo Tetris and Batman Arkham Origins*

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