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Friday, July 20, 2012

07/20/2012 - Jet Set Radio Coming to iOS and Android
Jet Set Radio Skates onto Mobile Devices This Summer

Beloved Dreamcast Classic Announced for iOS and Android Devices

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON - July 20, 2012 -  SEGA® of America Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today disclosed that their much-anticipated HD remake of Jet Set Radio™ will also be available on iOS and Android devices when the world-famous graffiti game comes to consoles and PC digital download this summer.

Jet Set Radio for iOS and Android includes the same slick gameplay, genre-blending soundtrack, and pioneering art style as the other versions alongside new features like OpenFeint and Retina display support and the awesome ability to use pictures taken with your phone or tablet’s camera as in-game graffiti! Traverse Shibuya terminal on the train, silence the Love Shockers on your lunch break, blast through Benten-cho while boarding a bus and upload achievements to Facebook while riding a ferry; Jet Set Radio will be a dream come true for portable gamers everywhere!

Jet Set Radio will also be released on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®Network, PlayStation® Vita systems and Windows PC Digital Download this summer. For more information on Jet Set Radio, please visit
www.sega.com.

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Thursday, July 19, 2012

07/19/2012 - NuOxygen Releases Racing Legends on GooglePlay
NuOxygen releases Racing Legends on GooglePlay

Racing Legends is an exciting 3D Racing game that brings you into the past of Formula One racing.

The aim of the game and is having fun winning championships, which are divided into decades of racing. For each historical period you can choose your favorite team to run 8 tracks with increasing difficulty, but never impossible. Each track has its own characteristics and each season has its own historical racing cars. The camera position that follows you while running involves you into the race. The controls are simple and standard but you can choose to use also the accelerometer .

Racing Legends (Speed Evolution) includes the following features:

Career mode & Quick run.

5 decades of racing in F1, from the 60’s until now, with different cars to choose from for every decade.

8 stunning tracks to race.

You can choose among  different camera views for a full race immersion.

Possibility to analyze your opponent’s tracks through a dedicated visual.

Fully adjustable Accelerometers and Standard controls for a customized driving experience.

About NuOxygen:

Based in Bologna, Italy, NuOxygen is an internationally focused publisher of videogames and tools situated in Bologna, Italy and is working with four videogame studios capable of high level productions. NuOxygen specializes in the publication of interactive entertainment software and graphic tools but provides also commercial and industrial Apps. An ambitious team with long-time experience in the game industry, an innovative corporate concept, and a strong network of global partners are NuOxygen's great advantages.4 car teams with different performance.

For More Information Please Visit:
http://www.nuoxygen.com

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07/18/2012 - Indie Gala Announces Second Mobile Gaming Bundle
The Indie Gala launches its second mobile bundle! IGM2!

6 amazing Android games, 2 Great Desura redeemable titles and the ultra-cool Mario-esque platform game TinyPlumbers of Robot Loves Kitty!

As usual Buyers can “Pay What you want” starting from a minimum of $1  and choose, if they want, to support charities and good causes with part of their proceeds.

This time INDIEGALA has decided to support victims of the earthquake which damaged Emilia Romagna region of Italy.

For this reason part of charity share can be donated to sustain Croce Rossa Italiana (CRI) in its fundraising for Emilia Romagna.

The other part will  be given away for another important mission: supporting AbleGamers
http://www.ablegamers.com/ a foundation dedicated to bring greater accessibility in the digital entertainment space so that people with disabilities can gain a greater quality of life, and develop a rich social life that gaming can bring.

Pay what you want for:

The Lost Souls:
A great “Escape the Room” horror game with high quality graphics, many scary scenes and some puzzles to Solve. The game is about a unfinished ritual and that becomes the player goal to finish it.
Platform: Android

Battlegroup:
Destroy pirates in this missile command style tactical naval combat game!
Platform: Android

Ichi:
An easy to play but challenging one button puzzle game. Don't be deceived by the game simplistic look, it’s a brain twister for sure! Collect golden rings by rotating objects, using teleporters, breaking blocks and more.
Platform: Android, PC, MAC, ( Desura )

Beat the average to get also:

Xelorians:
"Storyline, graphics and game pace makes it one of the best space shooters on the market. Go and get it." - androidzoom.com.
Platform: Android

Call of Cthulhu: Wasted Land:
A great turn-based strategy/role-playing game based on the award winning Call of Cthulhu RPG. "..you MUST download today...Awesome..." Guardian.
Platform: Android.

Little Stars for Little Wars 2:
Form your strategy, conquer enemy systems, and claim victory for your forces!
Little Stars is a space real-time strategy (RTS) game, where the player has a simple objective: move through the neutral star systems in order to capture all enemy systems. Once you start playing, you will lose yourself in fun levels, ranging from amusing to mind-challenging!
Platform: Android

Spin Deluxe:
A puzzle with cool physics and unique exciting gameplay. You have to think hard in order to beat the game. Become a master of the world of Spin Deluxe and control its physical laws and properties to bring back the light of its lost Sun!
platform: PC Windows ( Desura )

Cute Things Dying Violently:
The smash hit of the Xbox Live Indie Games Summer Uprising, now has been released on Windows!
platform: PC Windows ( Desura )

TinyPlumbers:
Tony has a job to do... Save princesses to pay the bills. All across the eight realms Bosses have aquired valueable Princesses. Help Tony secure a bright future for Tiny Plumbers Inc. by "Rescueing" these damsels and exchanging them for piles of coins and mini-games at the Princess Mart!
Tiny Plumbers is an ultra low resolution 2D platformer where the levels are a combination of user created and procedurally generated content.
platform: PC Windows, Mac

Finally, those who beat the average will get a secret bonus EP and LSLW2 Dreaming-in-the-space original soundtrack!

More information on the IGMobile 2 is available at its official website or via its Facebook and Twitter pages.

http://www.indiegala.com/

https://www.facebook.com/IndieGala

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

07/17/2012 - Games Journalism Prize Announced
Games Journalism Prize Announced

New set of prizes to find and reward the best writing about video games.

London, England - July 16th 2012. At a packed event in London, a panel of games journalism luminaries unveiled the new Games Journalism Prize. The three prizes are designed to find the best journalism and writing about video games, are judged by journalists and are non-profit and non-commercial. Anyone can submit entries at
www.gamesjournalismprize.com from today.

The prizes are open to all English language articles published during 2012 and the winners will be announced on February 1st 2013. Shortlisted nominees will be revealed throughout the year. The three prize categories are:
●      News / Investigative Journalism
●      Reviews / Criticism
●      Features / Miscellaneous.

The judging panel includes an Orange Award winning writer, a political journalist, and a range of games journalism luminaries. A full list can be found on the site at
http://gamesjournalismprize.com/the-judging-panels/

The prize has been set up as a non-profit organisation by an advisory committee of games journalism veterans. Advisory panel member Keith Stuart said;

“This isn't about individual writers and it isn't about websites or magazines, it's very specifically about celebrating writing, which people haven't really done before. We wanted to make sure right from the beginning that it's clear that this was just about discovering and sharing great games writing.”

For More Information Please Visit:
www.gamesjournalismprize.com

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Monday, July 16, 2012

07/16/2012 - Sega Announces Sonic Adventure 2 for XBLA and PSN
A Surprise Emerges from the Shadows!

SEGA Announces the Return of Sonic Adventure 2 for Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON - JULY 16, 2012 -  SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd In a totally unexpected, surprise announcement at the 2012 Sonic Boom community fan-fest during San Diego Comic-Con, SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. have officially announced the upcoming HD remake of legendary Dreamcast title Sonic Adventure 2™ for PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

The game that first introduced the world to Sonic’s darker counterpart, Shadow the Hedgehog,  Sonic Adventure 2 has players exploring two unique storylines from the perspectives of both long-time heroes and new and returning villains in a battle for the fate of the world. First released in 2001 and hailed as one of the last great Dreamcast releases, this unmissable Sonic story will feature high-definition graphics, leaderboards, achievement/trophy support, and more when it hits consoles later this year.

For more news about the return of Sonic Adventure 2, keep an eye on the official SEGA website at 
www.sega.com.

For more news follow SEGA on
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