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Submitted by scruffy_bear 1759d ago | news

More Sega classics set for 21st century sequels

Critical Gamer writes: As soon as Sonic 4 – the ‘proper’ Sonic sequel fans were crying out for for years – was announced, the internet was ablaze with electronic cheers and rumours. It now seems that perhaps more Sega classics will be getting ‘proper’ modern sequels. This has been hinted at not by the Sega teaboy whilst tipsy down the pub, but Sega America’s vice – president of sales and marketing, Alan Pritchard. (Alan Pritchard, Dev, Sega)

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Jim Crikey  +   1759d ago
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Comix Zone 2 please!
darthv72  +   1759d ago
vectorman...
streets of rage, toe jam and earl would all do nicely.

I want more arcade remakes. After burner climax has me itching to play new versions of thunder blade, galaxy force and hang on. Maybe they can see fit to finally release planet harriers as well.
scruffy_bear  +   1759d ago
Streets of Rage for me please
Yi-Long  +   1759d ago
Agreed about Streets of Rage...
... a 3D game, with MadWorld style environmental interactivity, Naruto US style cellshading, and a nice collection of characters and ofcourse a brilliant soundtrack once again by Koshiro.

Graphics style has to be very colourful and very close to the design of the original games, and not 'realistic' 3D.
Hellsvacancy  +   1759d ago
Road Rash and a new Dessert/Jungle/Urban Strike would b the Sega classics id like
Brewski007  +   1759d ago
Road Rash, Streets of Rage, all the Dessert/Jungle/Urban Strike games and shinobi.
They'd all do for me :)
darthv72  +   1759d ago
sorry hells...
Those games are EA classics that were on a sega platform. I am thinking this is more about real SEGA classics. I am looking at arcade remakes of thunder blade, galaxy force, space harrier (technically...platen harriers is a remake of space harrier).

If they are referring to console classics then comix zone, vectorman, toe jam and earl, streets of rage would all be sega classics that i welcome remakes to.
Hellsvacancy  +   1759d ago
^^^
Yeah kinda thouht that aswel but thought people would understand wot im gettin at
hay  +   1759d ago
"Does this mean that upcoming sequels and remakes will, like the new Sonic, be in 2D"
New Sonic is 3D but sidescrolling. It's like saying Street Fighter IV is 2D.
scruffy_bear  +   1759d ago
Now that's a good question
Cubes  +   1759d ago
Yeah Streets of Rage is a must I'd say.
mjolliffe  +   1759d ago
Awesome :)
DA_SHREDDER  +   1759d ago
A current gen Skies of Arcadia, Armada, and Soul Reaver is what Im waiting for.
scruffy_bear  +   1759d ago
Skies of Arcadia HD then follow by Skies of Arcadia 2 that would be awesome
Godmars290  +   1759d ago
If they do Armada, it has to be PSN/XBL.

Thought I do agree with DemonStration below: Sega hasn't generated much confidence or competence this gen. With both their good or bad games.
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DemonStration  +   1759d ago
I'm not sure how much I trust Sega with their own games anymore, but ideally I'd like them to assemble some of the original team for a new Panzer Dragoon game.
KrazyFace  +   1759d ago
A new, lush looking Echo The Dolphin in 2-D/HD would be my re-make dream from Sega.
CryWolf  +   1759d ago
Sega need to make their older games look like the new Sonic 4 thats coming out soon for PSN/360 live.
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TheoreticalParticle  +   1759d ago
Finish Shenmue, dammit!
Relientk77  +   1759d ago
Theres soo many good old titles they need to make sequels too

Skies of Arcadia
Comix Zone
Vectorman

just to name a few
xaviertooth  +   1759d ago
i want virtua fighter harnessing full ps3 capabilities and (sadly) show tekken how next-gen fighting games should be made (in a tekken fanboy but honestly the last one is not good).
atticus14  +   1759d ago
still hoping for a nice sequel to PSO, PSU didnt do it for me and the mmo sub fee attached to it was a slap in the face - small party instances with populated lobbies shouldn't equal mmo-like fees.

But Im sure Diablo 3 will change that perception for good with some kind of premium service if not just a basic fee in general. I dont mind paying sub fees but when your paying for content that is nothing more then bug fixes and nerfs & buffs... It just doesn't make sense - and its really funny when they throw you an armor or a weapon that probably didnt take a few hours to make and call it a day*.

(*day=month)

also qouting the article: "More interestingly however, he talks of ‘digital releases’, and does so in the context of Sonic 4’s release. Does this mean that upcoming sequels and remakes will, like the new Sonic, be in 2D and stick to the spirit of the originals? "

I only think that means it will be downloadable and has nothing to do with what it looks like...but Sega is probably looking for the quickest and easiest way to make money and if they think jumping on the 2D nostalgia bandwagon is the way to do it....they'll probably have 40 games by year end, killing the fad in the process.

I love you Sega, but how did you stray so far from your Dreamcast days - They made the choice to drop out of hardware to focus on software, which should have had them delivering great games left and right and being one of the "elite".
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