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Sega: No plans to release NiGHTS PS2 outside of Japan

Those hoping that the PS2 port of the Sega Saturn classic NiGHTS would be released outside of Japan may be out of luck. Takashi Iizuka -- producer, director, and lead game designer on the Wii-sclusive NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams -- recently spoke with Sega Nerds about all things NiGHTS. When asked...

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Today's buzz-worthy video: Bug Too! pitch

Ever wonder how a game gets greenlighted? (Green-lit?) Stare into the black hole of this Bug Too! pitch video. GameVideos says it was thrown together in a hurry to try to sell Sega on a follow-up to the Saturn game we can't quite remember. We're not sure if this video was ever shown, given that Bug...

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Virtually Overlooked Week: Eric's picks

Virtually Overlooked has taken over Wii Fanboy! All this week, members of the staff will be outlining their personal picks for future Virtual Console releases. It was 1994 when Ahmad poignantly rapped, "Back in the days, when I was young; I'm not a kid anymore, but some days, I sit and wish I was...

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GameTap reveals Sega Saturn plans with Bug!

Currently hidden amongst over 800 games residing on GameTap is a relic of the Sega Saturn's past. One of the early 3-D platformers of the day, Bug! has managed to weasel its way onto the service under the guise of "Insect?" as a search term. The presence of Bug! today is much more important than...

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Sega planning to cut remaining Dreamcast and Saturn support

Where were you on 9/9/99? It's been almost 8 years since the Sega Dreamcast was launched in the United States, ushering in the "next" (and now previous) generation of gaming with the likes of Sonic Adventure, Power Stone and Soul "Is that intro in real-time?" Calibur. Despite a strong lineup, online...

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Wii Warm Up: Sega Saturn, shiro!

"Sega Saturn, shiro!" means "Play Sega Saturn!" and is the catchphrase of the Saturn's Japanese mascot, the very burly and heroic Segata Sanshiro. It's also what we've been daydreaming about since we heard all the Saturn-related rumors. We love that Sega and Nintendo are pals now, but we wish we...

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Rumor: NiGHTS remake/sequel for Wii? [update 2]

[Update: decided to go ahead and actually post the images.] [Update 2: changed the title, which was by coincidence identical to Game|Life's.] Another Sega Saturn-related rumor! Maybe Segata Sanshiro is hitting the press circuit, drumming up renewed interest in his favorite console. The latest rumor...

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Rumor: Saturn games coming to the VC?

And really, why wouldn't it be able to happen? Nintendo doesn't have a size limit on their downloads like their competitors, so this latest rumor, which comes from an employee at DigiPen, isn't an entire impossibility. Also, considering Sega's support of the Wii, whether it be on the Virtual...

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Remembering Segata Sanshiro, Sega Saturn's dutiful mascot

SEGAForce.net remembers Segata Sanshiro, the outspoken hermit who trained with a giant Sega Saturn on his back. "Sega Saturn shiro!" he would shout, exploding grown men with a single toss; mercilessly beating club goers; and strangling little leaguers. But Sanshiro's violence was bound to honor (see...

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360 D-pad sucking? Use a Saturn gamepad

The honeymoon's over. We were in love. Our shotgun wedding with the Xbox 360 gamepad and subsequent months of marital bliss have come crashing down. We've had our first fight ... err, 2D fighting game that is. Anyone who's been playing the recently released Street Fighter II on XBLA has...

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