SEGA News Bits: Phantasy Star Online 2 Cloud Announced For Nintendo Switch, What Is It?

Just the other day SEGA announced Phantasy Star Online 2 Cloud for the Nintendo Switch, via the Japanese Nintendo Direct. On this episode of the SEGA News Bits we will discuss what separates Phantasy Star Online 2 Cloud from the regular versions, our thoughts on lack of SEGA exclusives for the Nintendo Switch and our overall opinion on how Phantasy Star Online 2 missed its ability to release in the West. Give the episode a gander and let us know what you think of this announcement in the comments below.

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Puyo Puyo Tetris demo live today

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As previously reported, the PAL eShop accidentally dropped information about a free demo for Puyo Puyo Tetris. But now with the Nintendo Direct today it is officially confirmed that the demo will be live, and will be available for play today on the Nintendo Switch. This demo will provide players a sample of how Puyo Puyo Tetris plays, providing a limited selection of options for both solo and multiplayer. All you need to do is go on the Nintendo Switch eShop and download it, free to play and as much as you want.

Please try out the game for yourself to see if Puyo Puyo Tetris will be up your alley when it drops April 25th (North America) or April 28th (Europe).

Nintendo Direct reveals Classic Sonic Gameplay & New Character Tease for Sonic Forces

The recent Nintendo Direct stream has revealed brand new footage of Sonic Forces revealing Classic Sonic’s gameplay. From the trailer, the gameplay shows Classic Sonic running through a Green Hill like setting with a few desert enviroments similar to what we’ve seen before in Sonic Generations and Lost World. Classic Sonic is also seen with newer animations similar to Sonic CD.

The narrator then gives the viewers a hint of Classic Sonic’s apperance in the story by stating “Who is this alternate version of Sonic summoned to this world by Eggman? Can he survive all of his traps and return to his homeworld?” and small tease of the new & third playable character that will be assisting Sonic & his friends through the game

Tell us your thoughts on Classic Sonic’s gameplay and what the new character would be on by leaving a comment below.

Nintendo Direct features new Bayonetta 2 trailer


 
Today’s Nintendo Direct was light on SEGA, at least for the West, however we did get a new Bayonetta 2 trailer which features some of the returning secondary characters in their new costumes as well as a new character, a young boy with dreadlocks stuck in Purgatorio with Bayonetta. Boss battles and a sweet surfing scene are shown off as well. All in all, an exciting trailer for the game. The release date is still slated as being later this year, and not much else is revealed beyond that. The Japanese Nintendo Direct revealed the same trailer, as well as Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed and Hero Bank.