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Blake J. Harris in Burbank, CA
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The History of the Future of Console Wars: A conversation with bestselling author Blake J. Harris

Video games are great, but books about video games are even better!– Evan Goldberg, from ‘Foreward’ by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, in Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle That Defined a Generation by Blake J. Harris. If Evan Goldberg’s aforementioned statement is true, then wordsmith Blake J. Harris is better-than-better. He has two video game-themed books to his ...

sonic the hedgehog movie
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Official Poster for Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Released

The Blue Blur, Sonic the Hedgehog, will be making his way to the big screen through a new live-action/animation hybrid film, with the iconic videogame character finding himself stranded in our present-day world and being railroaded into an odd couple friendship with James Marsden’s Tom Wachowski. The duo will then need to team up against Dr. Robotnik (played by Jim Carrey). Mayhem, and of ...

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James Marsden Cast in Sonic the Hedgehog Movie

According to a recent report from Variety, actor James Marsden has been cast in the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie. The movie is produced by Paramount and will be a live-action and CG hybrid, which means Marsden will be playing a role and not voicing a character. Many comic book fans will be familiar with James Marsden for his role in several comic book-inspired films, most notably in the ...

hokuto ga gotoku
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Sega SHOCKS You With New Hokuto ga Gotoku Gameplay Footage

Despite not actually having any recent remakes or remastered releases, the 80s anime/manga franchise Fist of the North Star (Hokuto no Ken) continues to be popular among its target audience (which basically consists of people who love cheesy, over the top martial arts stories) and has since made a successful transition to video games, no doubt because a stoic muscular guy who can beat up a tank ...

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Japan Gets Overview Trailer for Sonic Forces

Maybe Sega is finally realizing that Sonic Forces isn’t as well received in the West as it is in Japan, because a new overview trailer for the upcoming 3D platformer has just been released — for the Japanese audience. At least, that’s what we think, for all we know Japanese language trailers are now being targeted towards the western audience. Like the generally well-received Sonic ...

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Sonic Forces Unveils New Story Video

Despite not receiving the same welcoming embrace as Sonic Mania got from Sonic purists (and despite Sonic Mania’s PR debacle with the Denuvo-protected PC release,) the 3D-centric Sonic Forces soldiers on and aims to launch with as much gusto as any Sonic release, and this is very apparent with the release of a new English story trailer. The trailer doesn’t reveal much outside of what is ...

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Sonic Mania Unveils Fully Animated Intro

While most Sonic the Hedgehog fans are already eagerly anticipating the release of Sonic Mania on August 15, SEGA and developers Headcannon and Pagoda West have gone the distance and unveiled yet another reason for us fans to fall even more in love with this new 2D installment in the Sonic franchise: a retro-inspired, fully animated opening sequence. You can check it out below: The animated ...

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Sonic Forces Theme Features Hoobastank Frontman

Despite a lot of negative flak and being outshined by Sonic Mania among hardcore Sonic fans, the upcoming Sonic Forces is still good to go and is already in the process of finalizing its extras. And since the tunes in any Sonic game is very important, a sample of the main theme titled “Fist Bump” has been released. The song was composed by Tomoya Ohtani, but if the voice sounds very familiar ...

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WATCH: Sonic Forces E3 2017 Trailer

If the upcoming Sonic Mania’s return to Sonic the Hedgehog’s retro roots isn’t doing it for you, and you prefer to see the Sonic franchise move progress forwards in terms of visuals, then the upcoming Sonic Forces may be your preferred game (which is fine, by the way. The difference in people’s preference is probably the reason why Sega is releasing both Sonic Mania and Sonic Forces). To ...

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Sonic Mania Encourages Preorders Through New Trailer

Fans of old-school Sonic the Hedgehog are getting ready for the 2D retro-riffic “Sonic Mania” for when it releases on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Switch on August 15, but Sega wants you to do more than just anticipate the release, they want you to plunk down money in advance and preorder the heck out of the game! To convince fans, Sega has unleashed a new “pre-order” trailer that contains a ...

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New Footage for Sonic Forces Released, Shows Off Green Hill Zone

The Green Hill Zone is as much a part of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise as Sonic himself, so it’s pretty much a given that the upcoming game Sonic Forces will feature the stage’s lush greeneries and bright blue skies. The latest footage that has been released removes all doubt, as it properly shows off the stage and Sonic in action. You can watch the gameplay footage below: Sonic Forces’ ...

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SEGA Releases Free 8-Bit Bayonetta Game

As an April Fool’s Day gag, game developer SEGA has released an 8-bit game on Steam that is based on their popular action game franchise, Bayonetta. Dubbed “8-Bit Bayonetta,” the game is an actual playable game that one can install and play through its Steam page. Don’t expect any sophistication, or even any semblance of long-term gameplay in here – you basically just get control of a ...

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