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SEGA Talk #136: SEGA World – International (1990s)









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This episode we take another week off from games to talk about theme parks, specifically the short lived ‘SEGA World’ range of theme parks that went on from the UK to South Korea!

Article : https://segabits.com/blog/2024/03/15/sega-talk-136-sega-world-international-1990s/

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Double Dribble | Sega Amusements

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Shoot for the stars, score big, and slam dunk your way to fun with Double Dribble! Welcome to the ultimate kids' basketball experience, where every shot counts! In this electrifying game, young players can kick-start their journey to becoming basketball prodigies!

Double Dribble offers single-player, 2-player, and competitive modes. Scoring within the first 30 seconds earns 2 points, and within the last 15 seconds earns 3 points. What makes this game truly unique is the tie-breaking bonus round in competitive mode. If two players are tied after the first 45 seconds of play, there will be a 15 second bonus round to declare a winner.

With its charming lower-height cabinet design, playful styling cues, lively music, and intuitive gameplay, this game guarantees endless entertainment for kids. Additionally, the use of smaller 6-inch basketballs makes it ideal for younger players. Get ready to dribble, shoot, and score your way to victory!

Find out more in the link below.

🔗 https://segaarcade.com/games/double-dribble

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Quarterback Pro | Sega Amusements

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Throw like a pro with the interactive, skill-based redemption game Quarterback Pro! In this game, the player must throw footballs at 6 pop-out targets, trying to correctly time and complete passes to score touchdowns. The first 30 seconds provide a chance to read and react to targets, followed by a heart-pounding 15-second rapid-fire finale!
Score 100 yards to earn a touchdown, and at the end, receive a Quarterback Rating (QBR) based on accuracy and touchdowns. Players can win big by beating the on-screen QBR, while top 5 high scores will land the player in the coveted Hall of Fame leaderboard.
The game ignites a competitive spirit with its pulsating, edge-lit cabinet showcasing electrifying football artwork. Looking to double the competition and performance? Link two units for an epic head-to-head battle. A dedicated marquee seamlessly connects the games and displays the QBR, setting the stage for an unforgettable showdown at your location.
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Link : https://segaarcade.com/games/quarterback-pro

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Hyper Cross | Sega Amusements | Launch Trailer

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Prepare yourself for an unparalleled snowmobile racing experience with Hyper Cross. Brought to you by Sega Amusements International, the game features a remarkable 3 Degrees of Freedom motion base, that delivers a supreme immersive gameplay experience.

The twin cabinet setup includes two full-size snowmobile replicas, captivating track lighting, and a grand billboard, making it a standout attraction in arcades, FECs, and bowling centres. With 10 thrilling cross-country tracks, 5 unique characters, and an upgrade system, Hyper Cross offers both casual and hardcore players a challenging yet captivating racing adventure. The force feedback, wind effects, and impressive surround sound further enhance the realism, immersing players in the heart-pounding action.

With its striking design and exceptional gameplay, Hyper Cross is the perfect ultimate choice for arcade enthusiasts and a must have at your arcade, family entertainment centre (FECs), or bowling alley.

Find out more: https://segaarcade.com/games/hyper-cross-motion-twin

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SEGA Talk #138: Power Drift (1988)

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Welcome to the SEGA Talk Podcast, where we dive into SEGA’s golden age of gaming and bring you the classics that defined a generation. Today, we’re shifting gears and taking a high-speed trip down memory lane with SEGA’s iconic arcade racer, Power Drift. Released in the late 80s, this game took the racing genre to new heights with its innovative 3D-like graphics and adrenaline-pumping gameplay. So buckle up, grab your tokens, and let’s power slide through the history, the hype, and the high scores of this SEGA masterpiece.

Article : https://segabits.com/blog/2024/04/13/sega-talk-138-power-drift-1988/

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Sync Pong | Sega Amusements

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Sync Pong is an exciting skill-based redemption game for amusement locations across the world. The fabulous cabinet features colour-changing lighting that attracts players to the game. Its small footprint and high-income potential make it perfect for arcades and FEC.
Players get one chance to sync the ball drop at just the right time to go through three moving rings. If done skilfully, the ball will enter the star-shaped bonus hole, and the player will win the big-ticket bonus! There are plenty of other win zones, so the players are always ...

Link : https://segaarcade.com/games/sync-pong

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UFO catchers are strangely therapeutic, aren't they?

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The Original Version Of Columns For The HP-UX Has Just Been Found









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Most people will probably know of Columns from Sega's versions of the game — which have since been reissued across various compilations and mini consoles — but the title actually has an interesting history that predates those releases.
It was originally designed by Jay Geersten for the HP-UX operating system while working at Hewlett Packard in 1989, who later gave his source code to various other developers to produce additional versions for MS-DOS, Atari ST, Macintosh, and Windows 3.x.
In the past, Geersten's original HP-UX version of the game was considered to be lost media, but yesterday, the video game collector @TrevgauntletNeu announced that they had found the original title and had managed to get it working in MAME. They've since shared ...

Article : https://www.timeextension.com/news/2024/05/the-original-version-of-columns-for-the-hp-ux-has-just-been-found

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Sega Amusements International is Coming to IAAPA Expo Asia 2024







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Sega Amusements International, a global leader in arcade amusement products, is excited to announce its participation at booth 1053 at the upcoming IAAPA Expo Asia, which will take place from May 28th to 30th at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand.
Martin Riley, International Sales Manager at Sega Amusements, commented, “We are experiencing a robust demand for our products in the Asia and Australasia region. With our extensive experience and expertise in the international amusements industry, we are uniquely positioned to cater to the needs of customers, big and small. Offering not only machine sales, but arcade layout planning, door to door shipping and installation, with first class training and technical support.”
Operators attending IAAPA Expo Asia are encouraged to ...

Article : https://globalamusementsandplay.com/sega-amusements-invites-operators-to-booth-1053-at-iaapa-expo-asia/