While Sonic the Hedgehog has had many ups and downs in his long career, there is no denying his legacy and importance to the incredible medium that is video games. When the iconic “SEGA” is heard or the Green Hill Zone music rushes back into one’s mind, memories of speed and a blue blur are undoubtedly accompanying those thoughts and, in many cases including my own, trigger an im...[Read More]
Sonic Forces, the next entry in this the long running franchise after the fantastic Sonic Mania, will be headed to North America and Europe on November 7th, 2017 for $39.99. In addition, Pre-orders are now open for the physical Bonus Edition, which include a Sonic Forces controller skin, four art cards, and the SEGA/Atlus DLC for in-game cosmetic items which will allow you to customize your own he...[Read More]
Yakuza Kiwami is a complete remake of the original Yakuza, but also a sort of sequel to the recent prequel, Yakuza 0 (that was a mouthful). The original game was released over a decade ago in 2005, and has now been built from scratch with the Yakuza 0 engine. While remakes are going to implement a sense of nostalgia for fans of the original game, this remake also serves as a continuation to the fr...[Read More]
One of the influential titles that helped bring about the ESRB, Night Trap, is getting a re-release on PS4 coupled with the full collector’s edition treatment from Limited Run Games. Fans of this title have plenty to look forward to including a documentary by My Life in Gaming, a vinyl of the game’s soundtrack, t-shirts, and more. Not only that, but another game in the FMV adventure ge...[Read More]
The Gamecube is one of the better systems released by Nintendo–it wasn’t full of shovelware and the games were accessible to almost everyone. In my humble opinion: GameCube was the second best system around, after the Super Nintendo. But, yet, the virtual consoles lacks any GameCube games, which to many fans is a huge disappointment. If you had an earlier version of the Wii; you cou...[Read More]
From November 22, 1992 to July 19, 2017, for 24 years, Archie Comics has published Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog. 290 issues in the main book, and with the extra tie-in books over 500 issues in total. With the recent decision by Sega to take their license to IDW from now on, the Archie Sonicverse leaves behind a legacy as not only the longest running comic based on a video game character, but th...[Read More]
Sega announced this morning that there will be a statue to go along with Sonic’s 25th birthday, and boy does it look exciting!
As we reported last week, the rumor about Sonic Mania being released on August 15th, 2017 is indeed the release date for the return of Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic Mania will be available on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch for $19.99.
According to the European Steam Pages of Sonic Mania, the release date of the upcoming return of everyone’s favorite blue hedgehog may very well be August 15th, 2017. Shown as at the end of a revised announcement trailer, the date now shows August 15th, 2017, as opposed to the original Summer 2017.
Every year, gamers around the world are disheartened when they hear that a much-anticipated title is delayed past an expected release date; tensions only rise higher when said title is delayed a second or third time especially when little information is provided as to why. Earlier today, a site announced that the retro style game Sonic Mania had been delayed until September, however, we have learn...[Read More]
Greetings Backloggers! Nearly thirty years before Flappy Bird tapped its way onto phones and tablets around the world, a different semi-flightless bird bounded her way through the world’s arcades. Starring a blue bird named Flicky trying to rescue her chicks from the predations of cats and lizards, the eponymous game would be ported to a number of systems including the SEGA Genesis.
The Warhammer 40,000 series continues to be a strategy juggernaut. Rolling out later in 2017, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III signals a long awaited return for the franchise, and Sega has been only too happy to show off a new trailer and some vignettes for each of the three major factions. What is there expect? Let’s dig into all the trailer so far!