SEGA promises to resurrect old classic IPs, develop new IPs, and new sequels in key IPs on all sectors--mobile, console and PC--and will spend $455.1 million in games entertainment R&D to achieve this goal.
Damn, somebody at Sega isn't fooling around.
Bayonetta 3 Scorpio exclusive.. I can dream. Or make it PC exclusive.
For real bruh
And that's why you don't run a video game company.
Yeah, no better way to convolute the fan base of this game even more.:)
It'll be the next Kingdom Hearts, where they release the game all over the place, but always exclusive to something.
Yes, keep dreaming.
Seeing as how MS threw out a previously unfinished platinum project the chances are zero.
HAHA you guys don't know what's good for you. You want the best possible place for your favorite video game franchise. And the reality is if you don't have the hardware, chances are the game isn't gonna be as good as it should be. You also allowing the developer to be lazy.
* Since the 90's Sega has been amazing at creating new IPs....their problem is what they do with those IPs after they are out in the wild. They never seem to know how to further develop those gaming series and just kind of stall out on them.
So knowing they are putting this much money into creating new IPs tells me this.
They, from working recently with Nintendo, realized the value of the first party IPs that Nintendo has and they are trying to replicate that from within Sega.
Then, 10 years from now, they can re-enter the console market and be able to support their own system like Nintendo does with their IPs.
At least that is my thinking with this. I could be wrong.
A couple million of that better be for obtaining the rights to distribute Bayonetta 2 on other consoles! Then development on a Bayonetta 3 and Vanquish 2. I CAN DREAM!
About four AAA titles...?
You'd be surprised how much cheaper Japanese AAA games are on average compared to the west.
Square, if they can still be considered to be a JP dev, says otherwise. To reckless degree.
Though to be fair, aside from Sonic, don't think Sega went hard in to the AAA craze.
Most AAA titles can be developed in the $30-50 million range. It's the marketing that tends to bump that up to $100 million.
If Sega keeps it to things that aren't as resource intensive to make, then it could come into the cheaper side. But I imagine some of that money will be spent on more lucrative ventures like mobile or smaller projects, which can return enough profit to make other games. They could also make some mid-tiers in there to round it out. 455 million is a pretty substantial sum to invest though.
Alien Isolation 2 please Sega :)
And a proper VR patch for PSVR (and other platforms) of first Isolation :) .. but I agree with you aswell
Make a new console!! Lol I want them to make a switch like console and then we can have Sega vs nintnedo like before. Maybe things will change this time.
No just no
Was thinking the samething it would be awesome to see another Sega console.
I'm still baffled at the amount of money Sega has, buying out companies and stuff.
They don't need to develop new ip, they have a lot of great ip that they don't use Phantasy Star, Shining Force, Panzer Dragon Saga, Skies of arcadia, Dragon force...
Agreed but I'd like to see both, no doubt they have a lot of great IP's already, they'd be up there with Nintendo if they hadn't let them atrophy so much. For starters I'd like to see a new Streets of Rage, maybe they could start with a smaller scale reboot in the spirit of Sonic Mania to gauge interest.
I know but one can only dream like how it was on dreamcast.
Go sega! The gaming community really failed letting them as a console die.
Hey MS, pay attention!
Sega caused their consoles to fail. I was the biggest Sega fan ever before a string of disasters like the MegaCD, the 32X and the 2d focused Saturn (what were they thinking?) etc. After those I lost all faith in them and rightly so. I really hope this is the beginning of a resurgence, but they really need to leave consoles to those that know what they're doing.
Yeah, i know, but at least they were being innovative.
Sega is like that GF you know is no good for you but was so hard to leave...
It was their hardware that caused them to drop out of the console market. No one had a problem with their software until they went multi-plat, and they seemed to stop caring about delivering compelling games.
Thunder Blade, Outrun, Sega Bass Fishing, Crazy Taxi, Space Harrier, Daytona USA, and Alien Iso for VR.
Make binary domain 2
Binary Domain 2! I love the trailer music for that game it is the best!
Sega is never making another home console.. I love them too but its just not possible.. Look at super heavy hitting 3rd party devs like Rockstar, Ubisoft, Activision, EA, etc.. Theyre not even balsy enough to enter the console business so sega isnt going to do it.. Improving on previous IP's is absolutely a possibility though. I just need to see it to believe it.. Im more excited about sonic mania than the AAA game. Without those AAA titles being polished to perfection, i dont see this going anywhere.. They could do their own thing and make indie budget titles like mania and give us the sequels we've always wanted that way.. Big budget AAA titles is a tough sell for me though.
I don't think people get what it takes to support a game console. Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo all generally release about 4-6 significant physical titles for their home consoles each year.
It doesn't really seem like a whole lot, but considering some of the games take over 5 years to develop, you're talking about having like 15 different teams working on exclusive games at once. Very few, if any, third party studios have that kind of manpower.
And that's not even getting into how they'd have to get third parties on board.
Dunno if it's a matter of having balls. I think it's a matter that it's quite expensive, and the returns aren't really all that beneficial to the bottom line compared to just producing software. Honestly, I'm surprised that any company invests in the console market, but they do make money off it because of the licensing. Some companies have other interests as well, but it's not like the console business is something that is overly attractive when you can make money on software instead.
Things were different back when all these companies entered the market. making money on hardware was more feasible, and generally much easier than it would be to enter the market now.
I want another alien vs predator game!!!!
Localize Valkyria 3 for ps4.
You go SEGA!
We still love you and your IPs.
Phantasy star online 1 & 2 remake
Jet Set Radio Future sequel please.
It's just 20 million or so more than last year. Persona 5 maybe?
"its four-part IP structure plan: revival IPs, existing IPs, new IPs, and external IPs. The company says it will "expand existing IPs and obtain new IPs for North American and European PC games," as well as revive major IPs."
That's good, I hope it works out for them and us. I also hope by external IPs they mean condemned.
I'll take a new Fighters MegaMix, new AfterBurner and an update to Space Harrier , Hang On, Dynamite Dux, eSwat, ThunderBlade and most wanted a Shinobi update or Shadow Dancer
GG, thumbs up for them.
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