The character first introduced in a 1991 Sega video game will be CG animated in a new series kicking off on Cartoon Network and French TV fall 2014.
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SEGA Europe Ltd. and SEGA of America, Inc. today announced they have signed Chris Hemsworth to voice the title role and Tom Hiddleston to voice Loki in the upcoming action adventure Thor: God of Thunder.
Game publisher Sega will restructure its Western operations, which will end up cutting jobs and move the company toward digital distribution, reports MCVUK.com.
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SEGA Europe Ltd and SEGA of America, Inc. today announced that, for the first time ever, the original games from legendary gaming icon, Sonic the Hedgehog will be coming to the Nintendo DS system.
Sega of America, Inc. and Sega Europe Ltd. today announced that VALKYRIA CHRONICLES 2, is coming exclusively to the PSP system.
Press Release from SEGA
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON - (June 18, 2009) - SEGA of America, Inc., and SEGA Europe Ltd., today announced a series of management promotions that will further unite SEGA's global markets to drive growth.
Effective today, the longstanding leader of SEGA's videogame business, Mr. Naoya Tsurumi, will assume worldwide responsibility for SEGA's Consumer Business, incorporating SEGA of Japan, SEGA of America and SEGA of Europe.
Press Release from SEGA of America, Inc. and SEGA Europe Ltd.
SAN FRANCISCO AND LONDON (May 20, 2009) -- SEGA of America, Inc. and SEGA Europe Ltd. today reveal more details surrounding the much-anticipated next-gen FPS game, ALIENS VS. PREDATOR (working title). It will be the first title launched in SEGA's forthcoming series of ALIENS games licensed from Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising (Fox Licensing).
Press Release from SEGA Entertainment U.S.A. Inc.
GLENDALE, Calif. -- SEGA Entertainment U.S.A. Inc. (SEUI) today announces the hiring of Cory Haynes as its COO & President. Mr. Haynes will assume his new position on April 22nd, 2009. Mr. Haynes formerly held the position of Vice President of Amusement/Midway Operations for Dave and Buster's Inc, and brings over 26 years of experience in the location-based amusement and gaming industry to SEUI. Mr. Haynes will manage SEUI's operations and drive strategic growth opportunities in North America.
SEGA of America, SEGA Europe and Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising have revealed new details of their increasing portfolio of upcoming games based on Twentieth Century Fox's ALIENS universe.
SEGA will publish an all-new ALIENS VS. PREDATOR (working title) game in early 2010. The game is currently in development with independent developer Rebellion, creators of the original 1999 ALIENS VERSUS PREDATOR; a legendary title that went on to define an entire generation of multiplayer gaming.
SEGA Europe and SEGA of America have launched PlaySEGA, a completely new SEGA experience for all types of gaming and social networking fans. PlaySEGA is based at www.PlaySEGA.com and is a mini web game portal with a selection of arcade, word, card, puzzle, quiz, Sonic and sports titles, which are available now and free to all PC and Mac users.
SEGA of America has extended its relationship with Epic Games by signing a new Unreal Engine 3 licensing deal for an unannounced, cross-platform game.
SEGA entered into its original licensing agreement to develop multiple titles with Unreal Engine 3 in May 2007. Details of the project in development will be released at a later date.
SEGA of America and SEGA Europe have formed a worldwide partnership with PlatinumGames, the development studio recently formed by the team behind some of the most successful franchises in the video game industry.
Sega and Valve announced an agreement to deliver a lineup of new Sega titles to customers around the world via Steam, the leading online platform for PC games. The new available games include UNIVERSE AT WAR: EARTH ASSAULT, THE GOLDEN COMPASS, SEGA RALLY REVO, SEGA REVO, WORLDWIDE SOCCER MANAGER, FUTBOL MANAGER and more. In addition to the new games, Sega titles previously released on Steam to customers in North America, such as MEDIEVAL II: TOTAL WAR and ROME: TOTAL WAR, are now available to Steam gamers in Europe and most of the world.
SEGA of America and SEGA Europe Ltd. announced a licensing agreement with Epic Games to adopt the Unreal Engine 3 for use in several upcoming projects being developed in North America. This comes on the heals of SEGA's announcements regarding three of its upcoming titles in development, which include GHOST SQUAD for Wii, CONDEMNED 2: BLOODSHOT for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and PHANTASY STAR UNIVERSE: AMBITION OF THE ILLUMINUS for Xbox 360, PlayStation 2 and PC.
Marvel Ent. Inc., SEGA Europe Ltd and SEGA of America Inc. have expanded their relationship to include the rights to develop and distribute games inspired by Marvel's franchises -- CAPTAIN AMERICA, THE INCREDIBLE HULK and THOR. Through the exclusive, multi-year global licensing agreement, SEGA will create titles for console, handheld and PC platforms based upon both the classic comicbooks and planned feature film adaptations of these superheroes.
Andrew Berman, a 20-year veteran of the entertainment industry has returned to TMS Ent. as evp/gm of TMS Ent. USA Inc. TMS Ent. Ltd. (TMS), is an affiliate of videogame giant SEGA Corp. in Japan and is one of the largest and most prolific anime producers and distributors in the world today.
Berman oversees the North American operations for TMS. His responsibilities include sales and marketing of an expansive animation library, as well as further expanding the existing business of TMS and SEGA Corp. relating to entertainment programming.
SEGA of America Inc., SEGA Europe Ltd. and 20th Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising announced a worldwide exclusive agreement to bring game content based on the critically-acclaimed ALIEN film franchise to next-generation gaming systems. Multiple titles, including a first-person shooter and a role-playing game, are in pre-production with the first to be released in 2009.
Marvel Ent. initiated financial guidance for 2007 and revised its financial guidance for 2006. The financial guidance was provided in conjunction with the reporting of operating results for the third quarter and nine-month periods ended Sept. 30, 2006.
For Q3 2006, Marvel reported net income of $13.2 million, or $0.16 per diluted share, net of a $0.7 million charge for FAS 123R share-based payments. This compares to net income of $23.4 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, in the year-ago third quarter period, which did not include any stock option expense.
SEGA Holdings U.S.A. Inc. has acquired acclaimed developer Secret Level Inc. to establish new internal development arm in North America. Founded in 1999 and headed by Jeremy Gordon, San Francisco-based Secret Level is a leading videogame developer well-known in the industry for developing cutting-edge next-generation technology.
The Secret Level, Inc. development studio will continue to operate out of its current office in San Francisco.
SEGA Corp. has announced plans to enter the Chinese market for online gaming. In preparation for full-scale business operations in China, the company has established a branch office in Shanghai -- SEGA (Shanghai) Software Co. SEGA views the Chinese a strategic market for growth in multiplayer online gaming market with more than 10 million online gamers. The company plans to establish the regional business through its local branch offices, with content designed to appeal to market-specific tastes and demand.
Sega has announced its development of new software for future use in games that will allow for more realistic mouth movements with character voices. Magical VEngine form these movements by comparing vowels and consonants sounds against each other then use the data to create more natural facial movements in realtime. In addition, the software will analyze voice actors' speech automatically choosing the proper facial animations, thus expressing more accurate moods. Sega will unveil the technology at the Tokyo Institute of Technology at the end of the month.