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Greenman Gaming Brings SEGA Sales

asrtoctoberfourth1Let’s say you’ve had the unfortunate streak of bad luck and have missed every Steam sale in the last three years. The folks of Greenman Gaming have you covered with several PC SEGA titles on sale, including Sonic Generations and Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed on deep discount. 2011’s tale of two hedgehogs will set you back $7.49, while Transformed (which you should totally have for our next community day… stay tuned!) is simply $4.99, or fast food value meal without the guilt and shame.

But for those a little tired of the blue blur, a few more SEGA titles are included in the week-long deal, such as the eccentric zombie slaying/typing combo The Typing of the Dead: Overkill ($6.79) or The Typing of the Dead: Overkill – Thou Filthy Love Collection ($8.49), which comes with three DLC released for the game, including The Filth of the Dead, which replaces the words and phrases in-game with terrible innuendos and outrageous insults.  Those looking for something else can pick up the supposedly defunct SEGA Studios Australia’s 2013 remake of the Mega Drive classic Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse ($7.49).

As a side note, PS+ users with PS3s can nab Castle of Illusion free of charge and if done before April 28, comes with the Mega Drive original free of charge.

For other deals offered, check out greenman gaming’s page.

Game News

Every Sonic Game on Steam is 75% Off

Remember that weekend deal on Steam where every Sonic game was 75% off? Well, that deal is back as a daily deal during the Steam Summer Getaway Sale. Games on Steam include Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, Sonic Generations, Sonic CD and fan-favorite (sigh) Sonic Adventure 2. There’s also a collection with all Sonic games on Steam which is still the cheaper option, though it hasn’t been priced off. Click here for the sale.

Besides this, SEGA also added Steam Trading Cards to Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, which you can get by either playing the game, trading them or by buying them on the Steam Community Market. Valve has put up this handy page that tells you how these trading card things work.

Game News, Site News

Monday Links: Yule Love These Links Edition

See that pun?  Yeah, I’m sorry.

Sonic Retro News

  • Tech Member Techokami has created a tool that rips level maps for the Rush games, including Sonic Colors for the DS.  Watch how my amazing template is proven correct.  Seriously, these level designs are super boring.  [Sonic Rush Level Maps]
  • Techokami was on a roll last week, I guess.  He uncovered some unused sound files while he was hacking Sonic Colors for the Wii.  We’ll post them if and when they are released.  [Colours Hacking]
  • doc eggfan’s Sonic 2 LD is entering Chemical Plant.  [Sonic 2 LD]

Sonic/SEGA News

  • SEGA is dropping prices again with their Mega Holiday Sale!  After prices were lowered permanently, these sale prices are ridiculous, so hit these deals up.  Until the sales pay us to take the games, though, we’re not touching that Sonic Adventure port.  So terrible.  [SEGA Blogs]
  • Platinum Games, the only developer that SEGA has that’s any good, is sticking around.  [Xbox Addict]
  • Iizuka blames all of his problems on something besides himself once more.  This time, on America.  Remember Shadow the Hedgehog?  Yeah, America’s fault.  Yeah.  [The Sonic Stadium]

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