D×2 Shin Megami Tensei Liberation – New details arrive before TGS

Teased by SEGA a few days ago, new details for the upcoming mobile game, D×2 Shin Megami Tensei Liberation, were revealed yesterday. One of the flagship titles to be shown at Tokyo Game Show next week, game systems include “Demon…

Phantasy Star Online 2 – MMORPG to launch on Nintendo Switch next year

In a Nintendo Direct broadcast earlier today, Nintendo announced the arrival of Phantasy Star Online 2 for the Nintendo Switch in 2018. Developed by SEGA, this Japan-exclusive version requires no download as the game will operate on the cloud. A…

Yakuza Online – SEGA reveals new game for PC and mobile devices

Also known as 龍が如く, the Yakuza series of games can be considered one of the more popular console franchises coming out from Japan. Recently, developer SEGA announced Yakuza Online, which is built for PC and mobile devices. Slated to launch…

Phantasy Star Online 2 – Episode 5 update launching in Japan next week

There are not many developers I really admire, but SEGA is definitely one of them due to their dedication in updating Phantasy Star Online 2 regularly. With the Episode 5 update, along with the new Hero class launching next week…

Phantasy Star Online 2 – Episode 5 and Hero class arriving this month

Revealed a couple of weeks ago by developer SEGA at the annual fan festival event, a new class known as Hero will be added in the Episode 5 update for Phantasy Star Online 2! Arriving on 26 July in the…

Phantasy Star Online 2 – Asiasoft announces closure of SEA server

[Closure announcement] While Phantasy Star Online started out as a really big and hyped PC MMORPG years ago as the first English server landed in Southeast Asia, I was already thinking about how it would survive in the long run…

SEGA – South Korea expansion halted amidst mass retrenchment

Back in 2015, Japanese game company SEGA signaled its intention to expand its offerings in South Korea by signing a publishing deal for Soulworker. However, SEGA Korea quietly gave up on the deal, and Korean developer and publisher Smilegate took over the domestic…

Soul Reverse Zero – Quick look at new mobile game from SEGA Japan

While major mobile games studios are spending millions on getting popular IPs for their new games, SEGA’s new “Soul Reverse” IP based on ancient heroes of myths and legends is literally royalty-free. The first product, Soul Reverse Zero, is a mobile…

Phantasy Star Online 2 – PVP arriving in Japan server after 3 years

Unlike the failed Southeast Asia server, Phantasy Star Online 2 is still one of the top online games in Japan. Developer SEGA recently announced several new updates (maps, costumes, pets, raids, Grade 14 weapons, Christmas stuff, etc), and the most…

Soul Reverse Zero – SEGA launching new mobile RPG in Japan next week

First announced last month, Soul Reverse is a new IP which Japanese developer SEGA is pushing out. The first product under this new IP is a mobile game, titled Soul Reverse Zero, and more recently, Soul Reverse Arcade (for gaming…

Soul Reverse Zero – SEGA starting original IP with new mobile game

Last week, SEGA Japan announced its latest in-development mobile game, Soul Reverse Zero, with a launch scheduled for next month (November). It was also revealed Soul Reverse Zero is the first product in the “Soul Reverse” series, an original IP…

Phantasy Star Online 2 – Summer collaboration with FFXIV announced

Earlier yesterday, SEGA held its Phantasy Star Festa 2016 event in Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo. Much to everyone’s surprised, Naoki Yoshida, the mastermind behind Square Enix’s Final Fantasyy XIV, appeared on stage! It was revealed that this summer, Odin from Final…

Soul Worker – Developer apologizes for delay of South Korean server

Back in July 2015, the publisher for Soul Worker in South Korea was revealed to be SEGA Publishing Korea, the Korean subsidiary of Japanese developer SEGA (I know it is weird). While the Japanese server at least had a few test…

Chain Chronicle – Global English server is shutting down next month

[Source] Earlier, publisher gumi announced the closure of Chain Chronicle Global. The reason for closure is unknown, since I have always thought the game has been doing quite well on a global scale. This should not affect the Japan and…