SEGA release Sonic Jump Fever to Google Play

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Sonic fans have a new title to check out in the Google Play store. In a follow-up to their 2012 title Sonic Jump, SEGA has released Sonic Jump Fever. In addition to the standard improvements in areas like graphics, the main change for this sequel is the move from being a premium app to being a free app with in-app purchases available. SEGA also incorporates play against your friends and leaderboard rankings much more in this title putting more emphasis on social aspects. » Read the rest

Sega’s ‘Sonic Jump Fever’ set for summer launch on Android

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E3 is here, and all of the major gaming companies are beginning to announce the new titles they’ll be releasing in the next year.

SEGA today announced ‘Sonic Jump Fever,’ a new installment of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise.

This game is a bit more social than others before it, as it centers around beating your friends’ scores. You can chose your character and compete in vertical jumping challenges, much like Doodle Jump in the Sonic universe. There are a bunch of power-ups and boosters to collect as well as unique character abilities.

The actual release date is not known, but stay tuned for more as the beginning of summer comes closer. Hit the break for the game’s promotional video.

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Crazy Taxi: City Rush coming later this year, SEGA makes the original free in the Play Store through March 19

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Need more Crazy Taxi? SEGA is working on a new installment for the series, titled Crazy Taxi: City Rush. Being that the focus is solely on mobile platforms, SEGA can optimize the experience properly. Kenji Kanno, creator of Crazy Taxi, says that “We are delivering a truly fun game that captures everything our fans love about the original and infusing it with several new features to create an even more fantastic and memorable experience.” The graphics will be much more smooth and vibrant and the mechanics finely tuned.

But as you wait for City Rush to make its way to the Play Store, SEGA is making the original Crazy Taxi more appealing. From now through March 19 (Wednesday), Crazy Taxi can be downloaded for absolutely nothing.

Hit the break for Crazy Taxi: City Rush’s teaser trailer and download links for the original. » Read the rest

SEGA holding holiday sale with Sonic games for up to 80% off

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Sonic the Hedgehog fans, today is your lucky day. In the Google Play Store, you can purchase five games from the beloved franchise for up to 80% off. The sale runs from tomorrow, December 21, through New Year’s Day, January 1. Most of the games have been reduced to $0.99 or $1.99 while one game is now free.

Here are the prices with links to the Play Store:

  • Sonic & SEGA All-Star Racing — $0.99 from $3.99 [Play Store]
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 — $0.99 from $4.99 [Play Store]
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 — $0.99 from $1.99 [Play Store]
  • Sonic CD — $0.99 from $2.99 [Play Store]
  • Sonic Jump — FREE from $0.99 [Play Store]

Sega releases Sonic Dash in the Play Store, no price attached

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After being available on iOS for quite some time, Sega has released Sonic Dash into the Play Store. In true Sonic fashion, he’s running; however, unlike other editions of the popular franchise, this one doesn’t have the hedgehog traveling from left to right. Sonic Dash is like Temple Run in that you are running forward, dodging enemies and obstacles that enter your path. It is free-to-play, so you can give this a whirl without having to pay anything.

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Sega’s Football Manager Handheld 2014 promoted to Google Play

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If you are a game player who leans toward titles that rely on strategy, titles that put you in the middle of a simulated world or situation, and you enjoy the game of soccer, then Football Manager Handheld 2014 may be something you will want to check out. FMH 2014 puts players in the role of management of a soccer club as you try to build a perennial contender. » Read the rest

SEGA releases Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing to Google Play

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SEGA has released another title from their Sonic franchise for play on Android devices. This time it is Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing which combines the Sonic the Hedgehog character with 13 other iconic SEGA characters for some racing action similar to Mario Kart. The title provides 16 different courses and as is typical with these types of titles, there are a variety of power-ups, special abilities, weapons and traps that can be used to help gain an advantage over the competition.

The new title includes 25 missions to help players build up their skills before taking on the other racers in Battle Mode or one of the Grand Prix Cup competitions. If you want to step things up even more, you can take on up to three other players in an online multiplayer race.

Hit the break to check out some screen shots and a video for Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing. If you want to give it a try, you will have to lay out $1.99 on Google Play via the download links provided. » Read the rest

Classic Sonic the Hedgehog by Sega launched to Google Play for $2.99

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We have some good news for retro game-lovers today, as Sega launched the classic version of Sonic the Hedgehog to Google Play. On the game’s official page on the Google Play store, Sega states that this is the full original version, and includes some pretty neat exclusive features, such as the ability to play as Knuckles and Tails. The game is available for download at only $2.99. Enjoy, gamers! Let us know how you like it. The Google Play link is available after the break, as well as a preview video. » Read the rest