SEGA-Sammy Q3: $451 million in net income

SEGA-Sammy has posted a net income of ¥36,821 million (about $451 million), that’s 117.3% increased compared to last year. So what branch of SEGA made the most money? Not a big surprise. Pachinco/Pachislots division ranked in ¥54,666 million(about $670 million) operating income.

Coming in at a hot second was Amusement Machine Sales, which had a operating income of ¥8,458 million (about $103 million). Guess who isn’t losing money and didn’t come dead last? Consumer Business (SEGA you know and love, they make those games you play). They brought in an operating income of ¥2,811 million(about $34 million). Congrats SEGA!

Football Manager 2011 demo out now for Mac & PC

“Did you see that ludicrous display last night?”

SEGA and Sports Interactive have released the demo for Football Manager 2011. You will be able to get it in two flavors, Vanilla and Strawberry.

Vanilla is a smaller download (300 mb) that comes in only English language and has quickstart with only 2 leagues (English & Scotland).

While Strawberry (download size 1gb) has 11 in-game languages (English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Czech, Polish) and 12 in-game leagues ( England, Scotland, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Brazil, Argentina, Chile).

[Download the demo here]

SEGA announces Football Manager 2011


A new entry in SEGA’s highly successful and critically acclaimed series, Football Manager, has been announced for release before Christmas 2010 and available on PC, Mac and Playstation Portable. In Football Manager, players take on the role of manager of a number of football clubs or national team manager and guide the team to glory by meeting targets set by the board, which, depending on which club you pick can range from winning a trophy, being promoted or surviving relagation. Speaking of the announcement, Miles Jacobson from Sports Interactive said;

“We always strive to give the end-user the best experience possibleInteractive. The training system, for example, has always been the best we thought it could be, until now. We’ve found a way to make it even better.”

Continue on to read the full Press Release and find out the new features available in the lastest installment.