Swingin’ Report Show #29: Crossover Mayhem


A new week and a new episode of the Swingin’ Report Show. This week George, Sharky and Barry the Nomad talk about Akria Yuki in Dead or Alive 5, salvia and much more. So sit back, enjoy the ride. We have also fixed our RSS feed, you can follow the new one below. We are also submitting the new RSS to iTunes, you shouldn’t have to do anything if you are already subscribed. Hit the jump for the show notes.
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===INTRODUCTION====
– What we have been up to these last two weeks
– What we have been playing?

===Site News===
– We have a Binary Domain interview with Toshihiro Nagoshi!
– Barry puts together a great Weekly Five, drops Jet Set Radio knowledge.
– This weeks Tuesday Tunes: Sky Sanctuary from Sonic & Knuckles!
– Awesome Binary Domain contest, which you are probably too late for since it ended before you listened to this!

===New Games===
– Alexandria Bloodshow announced for iOS
– Total War series is going to mobile devices
– SEGA announces a new game called “Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit” a new digital game!
– K-On! After School Live!! HD Ver. SEGA’s first PSP remaster title. What do you want to see next?

===SEGA News===
– We get an early look at the Sonic 4 achievements.
– First gameplay video of Sonic 4: Episode 2 hits the web. Guy sucks at playing!
– SEGA kills Jet Grind Radio, now called Jet Set Radio worldwide.
– First JSR gameplay, coming to ya in widescreeeeeeeeeeeeeeennnnnn!
– Akira Yuki Playable in Dead or Alive 5
– Did SEGA not even bother to ship Crush3D? Looks like Crush3D might be delayed a week.
– Rhythm Thief demo hitting Nintendo eShop on April 19th
– Again, SEGA is not publishing Marvel games.
– Yakuza social game coming to Android and iPhone by the end of the month. Called Yakuza Kizuna.

===Crossover Mayhem: Akira Yuki in Dead or Alive 5===
– Is this good or bad?
– Would you buy Dead or Alive 5 because of the recent news?
– Ninja Team mastermind, Yousuke Hayashi, there will be more guest characters! What other VF characters would you want to see?
– What other ‘SEGA franchise’ characters?
– Would you ever want to see Virtua Fighter vs. X fighting franchise? If so what fighting game would that be?

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11 responses to “Swingin’ Report Show #29: Crossover Mayhem

  1. matty says:

    Was this you, George?
    http://youtu.be/YYxkp62veWE
    You GOT to try that while recording for the next show! I think you’ll unlock all the secrets to SEGA in those ten minutes. Then you’ll really become Super Sonic!

  2. CrazyTails says:

    Took me a while before I could make time for this.

    Great podcust as always

  3. CrazyTails says:

    Outrun 2 is a great game and it’s follow ups are awesome as well. Not to be a smartass, but The reviews were actually not that bad. Go check it out they are actually pretty good.

  4. segaismysavior says:

    Genki ported VF3 to Dreamcast. I didn’t remember that it was released in the US on my 19th birthday. Never played it, Soul Calibur and DoA2 were all I needed.

    • Barry the Nomad says:

      Yeah, the name came to me just after we talked about it on the podcast, but I didn’t want to interrupt the current discussion to say it.

      I knew it was the Super Magnetic Neo developer, but I couldn’t remember the name right away.

  5. samsonite says:

    Just so you know, Bayonetta is a Sega owned ip franchise that Platinum games made for Sega to own and publish. If there were ever going to be a sequel to Bayonetta it would be a decision only for Sega to make. Developing new ip for Sega is the whole point of the Platinum games and Sega deal.

    • Barry the Nomad says:

      I can’t recall when we talked about Bayonetta, but I know that it is a SEGA owned IP. Didn’t mean to say that it wasn’t if we did. 🙂

    • George says:

      You were being sarcastic. It is that a lot of ‘hardcore’ SEGA fans believe that Bayonetta is a disgrace and not a SEGA IP because it doesn’t have ‘SEGA DNA’.

    • samsonite says:

      I don’t get that kind of thinking, you couldn’t get more ‘hardcore’ Sega. Bayonetta is able to encapsulate all the great things that we love about Sega into one game. Arcade fun, a unique quirky style and the attention to details like sound scores. Its all there and its the best Sega have contributed to and published in a long time.

  6. This one is not in iTunes, just episode 28.

  7. Emmett The Crab says:

    Thanks for the mention! Our Outrun tournament was super-fun.

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