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You gotta go fast on the new treadmill-based Sonic arcade game

Sonic Athletics is a new arcade game at Sega's Joypolis park that uses a control scheme that seems obvious, even natural for a Sonic game: running. The giant machine uses eight side-by-side treadmills to compete in 100 meter dash, long jump, and 110 meter hurdles. You won't have to make yourself...

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Ace Attorney Investigations becomes a theme park attraction

Japan residents eager to step into the frilly cravat of Ace Attorney Investigations prosecutor Miles Edgeworth will be able to do so this spring. Well, not literally -- more like step into his office. In honor of the Japanese release of Ace Attorney Investigations 2, Sega's Tokyo Joypolis theme park...

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Sega theme parks planned for Middle East, North Africa

Though the alarming lack of decent Sonic the Hedgehog plushies somewhat soured the experience, the Joystiq staffers attending last year's Tokyo Game Show managed to enjoy a brief diversion to one of Sega's Joypolis entertainment centers. Just think of them as indoor theme parks and arcades where...

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Japanese Sega theme park pics

Ah, Japan. Home of sushi, conformity, and Sega theme parks. Thanks to GameSetWatch, we have a bunch of pictures of the last: a three-story haven for Sega fans called Joypolis. The site features lots of only-in-Japan rarities, such as arcade typing tutors, a three-screened driving instructor and...

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