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Drive Like a Pro in Daytona USA

Daytona USA is making it’s first lap on Playstation Network and Xbox Live Arcade this week. If you’re a bad enough mother of a driver, chances are you’ve already snagged yourself a copy of the game. If you’re just plain bad at Daytona, then do yourself a favor by checking out these videos of You Tube user Trojan X who was able to beat the AI on the highest difficulty in all three tracks using manual transmission while keeping up top speed. Be sure to watch all three videos to get an idea on how to tackle the three courses.


The technique that’s prominent in these videos is the Gear Drift. When tacking the tightest corners, turn early, shift into second, while turning along the curve, shift into third then gradually correct your steering as you approach the straight, and resume gaining speed. Don’t hit the brakes, otherwise you’ll find yourself sliding all over the place! Lastly, be sure to memorize each track. Play offline for some practice sessions before taking on other opponents.



Arcade Games, Game News

Daytona USA Formally Announced to Lead the Saturn (and arcade!) Revolution

Amongst the trove of Sega Genesis ROMs that come out almost like clockwork every year, Sega, AM2 and Treasure have been throwing out a number of surprises lately. That bunny sure had it in for us.

Consider this as your friendly reminder. Just announced by SEGA is the re-release of Daytona USA for both Xbox Live Arcade and Playstation Network. The Sega Saturn (and arcade!) Now featuring a widescreen presentation, online multiplayer, leaderboards, native steering wheel support, and possibly the biggest feature: Karaoke Mode so you can put on your best Takenobu Mitsuyoshi. Both versions are slated for release in the US on October 25th (PSN) and 26th (XBLA) for $9.99 or 800 Microsoft Space Bucks. Be sure to check out the trailer in this post for footage of the game in action.

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Community, Game News, Humor

This Adorable Bunny Invites You to Guess the Next Digital Sega Release

With these Sonic the Hedgehog soundtracks coming out, this little critter would like to invite you to guess the next digital release from Sega by listening to a choice song from a soundtrack of another prolific Sega franchise. You’ll get no hints from reading this, but if you watch the video, it will be more than enough for you to wonder/guess/predict/excite/all-of-the-above about Sega’s next release. Even though it’s well past Spring, this contest ends October 10th at 7PM PST, and you can read up on the rules from Sega’s US blog here.

I’nnt he cute?!