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Sega Sammy sees losses in gaming sector, StarHorse3 sales continue unabated

Sega Sammy Holdings is a ginormous company; one that, on the whole, is doing pretty well for itself, having ended the first quarter of fiscal 2013 in the black to the tune of ¥2.544 billion -- a massive increase over the ¥2.224 billion loss the company reported last year. When broken down ...

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Sega Sammy's stock rises on news of $100m net loss for Q109

Japanese publisher (and House of Sonic) Sega Sammy posted a ¥10.5 billion (approx. US $96 million) net loss for the first quarter of Fiscal 2009 – that's double the losses from a year earlier -- and sales of ¥74.6b, a 22% decline. Despite all this, the publisher managed to beat expect...

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Sega Sammy posts loss, job cuts imminent

It's no wonder Sonic is looking blue these days (har har). Sega Sammy has reported a ¥52.47 billion (US $501 million) loss in its fiscal year 2008, with sales of ¥458.98b (US $4.38b). Comparatively, the company posted ¥43.46b net income (¥95.93b difference) with ¥528.4b in sales...

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Sega Sammy losses bring layoffs, arcade closings

Life comes at you fast if you're Sega Sammy. Just a couple of years after increased profits had the company rolling in money, the company today announced that it plans to lose a whopping 26 billion yen (approx. $230 million) this fiscal year. Compared to the previous projection of a billion yen prof...

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Sega: Wii hype may soon wear off

Et tu, hedgehog? Sonic and Mario may be friendly enough to co-star in the Olympics, but there are some dissenters in the upper ranks of Sega who think Nintendo's console reign will soon end. "I am a little concerned about the creative depth of the Wii pool. I'm not sure if they will top out in 2008 ...

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Pachinko is really exciting!

Dude, we had no idea pachinko was so cool! We knew Japan was all into it, but we always thought it was some boring gambling thing. Turns out it's all a bunch of big people with huge chest muscles beating the crap out of each other in a post-apocalyptic wasteland! Man, when that guy punched the other...

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Virtually Overlooked: Arkista's Ring

Welcome to our weekly feature, Virtually Overlooked, wherein we talk about games that aren't on the Virtual Console yet, but should be. Call it a retro-speculative. Arkista's Ring is an action/adventure/puzzle game about an elf girl who battles giant scorpions, orcs, and forest-dwelling ninja in a ...

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Fist of the North Star Pachinko uses Miis

We brought you the story that an EA producer was not given access to Mii code for My Sims, and that according to him, no third parties were. The situation seems to have changed, because Sega Sammy is using the little guys and gals in its Jissen Pachinko/Pachislot Hisshouhou! Sammy's Collection Hokut...

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Finally, a pachinko game for the Wii

We might sound sarcastic, but we're happy to see different kinds of games come to the Wii. This latest title from Sega Sammy is a collection of pachinko and pachislot (pachinko plus slot machine) simulations, called (deep breath!) Jissen Pachinko/Pachislot Hisshouhou! Sammy's Collection Hokuto no K...

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Sega Sammy profits slide 23 percent

The Sega Sammy group has experienced a 23 percent drop in profits within the first nine months of the financial year, reports Gamesindustry.biz. Net income (stay with us here) went down from $526 million (¥63.49 billion) to $409 million (¥49.38 billion), with sales dropping by 4 percent to $...

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