Sega Early Summer Sale

Sega are holding a Sega Early Summer Sale on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop until 23:59 JST on 17 June with discounts off nine games including BLADE ARCUS Rebellion from Shining, Sonic Forces, Sonic Mania Plus, and six SEGA AGES titles. Check out the full list below…

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Wonder Boy in Monster Land This Week!

Sega Games have announced that the classic platform game SEGA AGES Wonder Boy in Monster Land will release on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop later this week (30 May) priced at ¥999. Introduction video added below. Many thanks to Naruki.

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SEGA AGES Wonder Boy Adds Money Hungry Mode

Sega have revealed details of the upcoming SEGA AGES Wonder Boy in Monster Land for Nintendo Switch, with the game adding a Rebagacha Button which allows the equivalent to the player waggling their joystick to obtain more gold at the touch of a button. The new Money Hungry Mode removes the ability to use the rebagacha button. Online Leaderboards are also included with Sphinx Challenge, Monster Castle Challenge, and Fireball Challenge. Wonder Boy in Monster Land is ‘coming soon’ priced at ¥999. New screenshots added below…

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Sega Ages Sales Lacklustre In Japan

In an interview with Famitsu, Sega’s Rieko Kodama, Kagasei Shimomura, and Yosuke Okunari, and M2’s Naoki Horii talk the first year of the SEGA AGES series with the overseas reception being higher than anticipated, but sales are less than half that of 3D Classics on Nintendo 3DS in Japan. A ruling on a second run of games has not been confirmed. Thanks to Naruki and GSK.

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Virtua Racing Releases Next Week!

Sega Games have announced that the classic racing game SEGA AGES Virtua Racing will release on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop next week (25 April) priced at ¥999. The game is the arcade version and includes both online play and 8-player local splitscreen multiplayer! Introduction video added below…


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Ichidant-R Coming To Switch

Sega Games have just announced the puzzle party game SEGA AGES Puzzle & Action: Ichidant-R for Nintendo Switch. Based off the arcade version of the game along with the overseas version. The game is the sequel to Puzzle & Action: Tant-R. Ichidant-R consists of 16 mini-games with a medieval theme.

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Fantasy Zone Coming To Switch

Sega Games have just announced the side-scrolling shooter game SEGA AGES Fantasy Zone for Nintendo Switch. Based on the 3DS (as in the arcade) version of the game, Fantasy Zone adds the ‘Coin Stock’ system maaking it easier to play, the original boss from the Sega Mark III version, and more.

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Wonder Boy in Monster Land Coming To Switch

Sega Games have just announced the action role-playing platform game SEGA AGES Wonder Boy in Monster Land for Nintendo Switch. The game originally appeared on the Sega Mega Drive. The Switch version includes both Japanese and overseas versions of the game plus online ranking.

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Puyo Puyo Dated For Japan

Sega Games have announced that the classic puzzle game SEGA AGES Puyo Puyo will release on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop this week (28 March) priced at ¥999. The game is the arcade version and includes the overseas version complete with English voiceovers! Introduction video added below…

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Virtua Racing To Feature Split-screen And Online UPDATED

The upcoming SEGA AGES Virtua Racing title will feature 1 vs 1 online match-ups and up to 8-player split-screen local multiplayer (with two rows of three, and one row of two for eight player, and one row of three and one row of two for five player). Players can select either 5 or 20 laps to race against. The game launches this Spring on the eShop. More information is expected in this week’s issue of Weekly Famitsu. Updated with 8-player screenshot below…

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