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Title: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: Berto on August 23, 2018, 10:08:40 pm
SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch

As we already know Sega Ages is  the recently announced M2 project which will bring Master System, Genesis and SEGA arcade ports to Nintendo Switch.
Official website : http://archives.sega.jp/segaages/ (http://archives.sega.jp/segaages/)
Articles on Segabits : http://segabits.com/blog/tag/sega-ages/ (http://segabits.com/blog/tag/sega-ages/)

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What I'm excited is this screenshot of Phantasy Star :

(http://archives.sega.jp/segaages/ps/img/ss_05.jpg)

It has visible map on the screen while we play!!!
Reminded me of my favorite RPG, Sword of Vermilion.
Yeah !!!

Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: Essay on August 26, 2018, 05:22:35 pm
The initial Ages games don't do much for me, as either I have them in various forms or just a general disinterest, though I am happy it is coming out for the Switch in the absence of Sega Forever.
Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: CrazyT on September 01, 2018, 12:15:20 pm
Didnt know about that ps1 thing with the map. Day one now and hope they do that for ps2 as well
Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: Berto on September 04, 2018, 04:13:07 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLGxn8RHRgo
Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: Berto on September 12, 2018, 05:32:30 am
Update of other games :

(https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5709/21349733374_48b6e66eac.jpg)

Columns II Online Battle
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
OutRun
Space harrier
Thunder Force AC

Article : https://mynintendonews.com/2018/09/12/sega-ages-columns-ii-online-battle-sonic-2-outrun-thunder-force-ac-are-coming-to-the-switch/
Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: CrazyT on September 12, 2018, 08:10:51 am
I wonder why they wont make taxman's sonic 1 and 2 the official games to rerelease. Also btw will these games come out in a retail package or standalone?
Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: Berto on September 19, 2018, 08:31:13 pm
I wonder why they wont make taxman's sonic 1 and 2 the official games to rerelease. Also btw will these games come out in a retail package or standalone?

May be they are giving Taxman's other project so he's kinda busy at the moment?
They're standalone for now, digital only.

Also these two now are available in Japanese eShop.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksKxAW8lQmA (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksKxAW8lQmA)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSZwFvMzw2E (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSZwFvMzw2E)
Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: Berto on November 01, 2018, 10:22:00 pm
So Atlus USA is the one who's handling Sega Ages Phantasy Star's translation.

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There are also things in this Switch version they didn’t fix on purpose, to make it as close as possible to the original version.
The English translation for example still uses abbreviations, even if Atlus USA has completely re-translated the game.
Hori-san jokes he’d really like to know how the item called “Perori Mate” in Japanese is translated in English. (It’s “Cola” in English).

Article : https://www.dualshockers.com/switch-dreamcast-sega-ages-phantasy-star-rieko-kodama-naoki-horii-kagasei-shimomura-interview/ (https://www.dualshockers.com/switch-dreamcast-sega-ages-phantasy-star-rieko-kodama-naoki-horii-kagasei-shimomura-interview/)
Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: Berto on August 25, 2020, 09:25:32 pm
SEGA confirms the end of SEGA Ages

(https://i.ibb.co/wKGkvyT/Sega-Ages-All.jpg)

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"This doesn’t mean that this is the end of SEGA’s plans to re-release past titles.
I, along with SEGA’s own (Rieko) Kodama and (Kagasei) Shimomura, are currently hard at work on our next project.
At this point in time, unfortunately, I can’t tell you whether or not M2 will be involved."
(Yosuke Okunari)

Article : https://nintendoeverything.com/sega-confirms-the-end-of-sega-ages-but-teases-more-plans-for-switch-and-past-titles/
Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: Berto on September 01, 2020, 12:11:54 am
How To Make Sega Ages Releases More Appealing

(https://66.media.tumblr.com/87b9d7ed0a3bfe10dcbfb9cf613a03a9/tumblr_n1xh07pwDb1roqda3o1_500.gifv)

Article: segabits.com/blog/2020/08/31/how-to-make-sega-ages-releases-more-appealing/ (http://segabits.com/blog/2020/08/31/how-to-make-sega-ages-releases-more-appealing/)
Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: Berto on December 03, 2020, 07:22:45 pm
SEGA on which games were most popular in the SEGA Ages series on Switch

(http://archives.sega.jp/segaages/img/ttl_thum11.png)(http://archives.sega.jp/segaages/img/ttl_thum15.png)
(http://archives.sega.jp/segaages/img/ttl_thum02.png)(http://archives.sega.jp/segaages/img/ttl_thum07.png)

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In Japan, it’s definitely Virtua Racing. In addition to the sales numbers, I believe that everyone was able to see the technical capabilities of M2.
But in terms of the number of tweets, Fantasy Zone was actually more popular than Virtua Racing.
For overseas, it’s more diverse. However, in terms of sales, Sonic the Hedgehog was by far the biggest seller.
The second most popular title was OutRun – especially in Europe.

Article : https://nintendoeverything.com/sega-on-which-games-were-most-popular-for-sega-ages-switch/ (https://nintendoeverything.com/sega-on-which-games-were-most-popular-for-sega-ages-switch/)
Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: Berto on December 03, 2020, 07:23:43 pm
(https://i.ibb.co/Y7DNx9N/SEGA-Ages-Meme.jpg)
Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: Berto on December 09, 2020, 06:53:03 am
SEGA 60th Anniversary Interview - Rieko Kodama
(SEGA AGES Lead Producer)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ep621Bw4n4 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ep621Bw4n4)
Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: Berto on April 06, 2021, 12:07:54 am
SEGA AGES SERIES (SWITCH) REVIEWS

(http://archives.sega.jp/segaages/shinobi/img/ss_04.jpg)

Since there is no website I know that review 'em all without exception,
I'll use various sources for score here
(including our beloved SegaBits' review of couse).

SEGA AGES Alex Kidd In Miracle World : 8 of 10  (https://www.nintendolife.com/reviews/switch-eshop/sega_ages_alex_kidd_in_miracle_world)
SEGA AGES Columns II: A Voyage Through Time : 8 of 10 (http://digitalchumps.com/sega-ages-columns-ii-the-voyage-through-time/)
SEGA AGES Fantasy Zone : 9.1 of 10 (https://gaming-age.com/2020/01/sega-ages-fantasy-zone-review-for-nintendo-switch/)
SEGA AGES G-LOC: Air Battle : 8.3 of 10 (https://gaming-age.com/2020/05/sega-ages-g-loc-air-battle-review-for-nintendo-switch/)
SEGA AGES Gain Ground : 8.3 of 10 (https://www.gaming-age.com/2019/04/sega-ages-gain-ground-review-for-nintendo-switch/)
SEGA AGES Herzog Zwei : 9 of 10 (https://www.nintendolife.com/reviews/switch-eshop/sega_ages_herzog_zwei)
SEGA AGES Ichidant-R : 8 of 10 (https://www.darkstation.com/reviews/ichidant-r-review)
SEGA AGES Out Run : 9 of 10 (https://www.nintendolife.com/reviews/switch-eshop/sega_ages_out_run)
SEGA AGES Phantasy Star : 9.1 of 10 (https://www.gaming-age.com/2018/12/sega-ages-phantasy-star-review-for-nintendo-switch/)
SEGA AGES Puyo Puyo : B (http://segabits.com/blog/2019/08/22/sega-ages-puyo-puyo-review-a-great-surprise-for-puzzle-fans-nintendo-switch/)
SEGA AGES Puyo Puyo 2 : 9 of 10 (https://gamerescape.com/2020/02/20/review-sega-ages-puyo-puyo-2/)
SEGA AGES Shinobi : 10 of 10 (https://gaming-age.com/2020/02/sega-ages-shinobi-review-for-nintendo-switch/)
SEGA AGES Sonic The Hedgehog : 8 of 10 (https://www.nintendolife.com/reviews/switch-eshop/sega_ages_sonic_the_hedgehog)
SEGA AGES Sonic The Hedgehog 2 : 9 of 10 (http://www.cubed3.com/review/5832/1/sega-ages-sonic-the-hedgehog-2-nintendo-switch.html)
SEGA AGES Space Harrier : A  (http://segabits.com/blog/2019/08/22/sega-ages-space-harrier-review-the-best-version-of-the-game-yet-nintendo-switch/)
SEGA AGES Thunder Force AC : 10 of 10 (https://gaming-age.com/2020/05/sega-ages-thunder-force-ac-review-for-nintendo-switch/)
SEGA AGES Thunder Force IV / Lightening Force : 9 of 10 (https://www.nintendoworldreport.com/review/48426/lightening-force-quest-for-the-darkstar-switch-review)
SEGA AGES Virtua Racing : 9 of 10 (http://digitalchumps.com/sega-ages-virtua-racing-review)
SEGA AGES Wonder Boy: Monster Land : 8 of 10 (https://www.xgn.nl/review/sega-ages-wonder-boy-in-monster-land-review)

They are all generally got good scores, so too bad that Sega Ages' finished already.
Title: Re: SEGA AGES for Nintendo Switch
Post by: Berto on April 06, 2021, 12:10:05 am
Nintendo Switch System Update 12.0.0 Is Now Live

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If you were hoping for things like folders, themes and various other exciting features, we're sorry to say, but there's none of that. Instead, this latest update fixes an issue tied to the save data backup feature.
Here's the full rundown of the official patch notes, courtesy of Nintendo's website.

Article : https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/04/nintendo_switch_system_update_12_0_0_is_now_live