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Book Review – Service Games: The Rise and Fall of SEGA
Service Games, written by Sam Pettus, bills itself as “the complete history of Sega.” In a sense, this statement is not a fabrication- the book does offer a chronological history of the company. But the book is so full of … Continue reading
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You Really Ought to Buy Hardcore Gaming 101’s SEGA ARCADE CLASSICS Book
If you are at all interested in strange/great/obscure/interesting games, you probably read Hardcore Gaming 101 on a fairly regular basis. Well, the folks behind that indispensable resource have released their second book (the first was a guide to classic adventure games), and … Continue reading
Posted in After Burner, Alex Kidd, Altered Beast, AM2, Fantasy Zone, Golden Axe, OutRun, Sega fans are awesome, Sega history, Shinobi, Space Harrier, Yu Suzuki Tagged Alex Kidd, Altered Beast, Book, Fantasy Zone, Golden Axe, Hardcore Gaming 101, Outrun, Sega Arcade Classics, Sega history, Shinobi, Space Harrier, Wonder Boy 1 Comment
Informative/Weird Hidden Message in Sega Smash Pack Volume 1
The worst present I ever gave someone was this collection. In my defense, I didn’t know about the now-infamous terrible sound, and got it for my Dreamcast brother-in-arms Chris when it was released as a belated birthday gift. He was … Continue reading
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New GameSpite Journal is ALL SEGA
1up.com’s editor-in-chief/Retronauts founder Jeremy Parish is a busy dude. In addition to revamping 1up into a home for some of the best features in modern game journalism, he also runs Telebunny.net (formerly Toasty Frog, GameSpite), which offers even more critical … Continue reading
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Scholarly article on Sega’s sponsorship of Arsenal F.C.
Ever wonder how and why the Sega sponsorship of Premier League football club Arsenal came into being? Well, a 2001 case study by a gentleman named Phillip Rosson, a professor of marketing and international business at Dalhousie University in Nova … Continue reading
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