SEGA/Atlus sale now live on the Switch and 3DS eShops

60 years of SEGA

To celebrate its 60th anniversary, SEGA is running a special sale on both the Switch and 3DS eShops. From now until Oct. 8th, 2020, you can grab the games below at special discount pricing.

7th Dragon III Code: VFD (3DS) – $14.99
The Alliance Alive (3DS) – $15.99
Catherine: Full Body (Switch) – $34.99
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars (3DS) – $9.99
Etrian Odyssey IV (3DS) – $9.99
Etrian Odyssey V (3DS) – $14.99
Etrian Odyssey Nexus (3DS) – $19.99
Etrian Odyssey Untold (3DS) – $9.99
Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold (3DS) – $9.99
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Mega Mix (Switch) – $27.57
Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX (3DS) – $9.99
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Switch) – $39.99
Persona Q (3DS) – $9.99
Persona Q2 (3DS) – $19.99
Puyo Puyo Champions -(Switch) – $3.99
Puyo Puyo Tetris (Switch) – $14.99
Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology (3DS) – $19.99
Sega 3D Classics Collection (3DS) – $9.99
Sega Ages Alex Kidd in Miracle Worl (Switch) – $3.99
Sega Ages Phantasy Star (Switch) – $5.99
Sega Ages Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Switch) – $5.99
Sega Ages Thunder Force AC (Switch) – $5.99
Sega Genesis Classics (Switch) – $14.99
Shin Megami Tensei IV (3DS) – $9.99
Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (3DS) – $14.99
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner Soul Hackers (3DS) – $9.99
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor (3DS) – $9.99
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 (3DS) – $9.99
Shin Megami Tensei Strange: Journey Redux (3DS) – $19.99
Shining Resonance Refrain (Switch) –$11.99
Sonic Force (Switch) –$9.99
Sonic Generations (3DS) – $9.99
Sonic Mania (Switch) – $9.99
Stella Glow (3DS) – $9.99
Valkyria Chronicles (Switch) – $9.99
Valkyria Chronicles 4 (Switch) – $17.99

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Arcade Edition gets updated with Bowser Jr.

We hear he's a bad sport

The arcade version of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 has been updated with a new playable character. Bowser Jr. has been added to the game as the 19th playable character. He joins the existing roster of Mario, Sonic, Luigi, Tails, Peach, Knuckles, Bowser, Wario, Amy, Dr. Eggman, Shadow, Yoshi, Daisy, Silver, Waluigi, Blaze, Donkey Kong, and Vector.

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix song packs 8-11 are available now

So much to sing about!

SEGA has announced that Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix song packs 8-11 are available now. You can grab these packs individually, or as part of the DLC Bundle 2. Check out details on each pack below.

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix Song Pack 8 includes:

- Paradichlorobenzene
- Colorful x Sexy
- Love-Colored Ward
- NekoMimi Switch

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix Song Pack 9 includes:

- Puzzle
- Star Story
- Glasses
- Continuing Dream
- kipple industry inc.
- Change me

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix Song Pack 10 includes:

- Dramaturgy
- Stardust Utopia
- Nyanyanyanyanyanyanya!
- Paris Cinema Girl
- Marginal
- Finder (DSLR remix-re:edit)
- Sound

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix Song Pack 11 includes:

- Greenlights Serenade
- Promise
- Stay with me
- Grumpy Waltz
- Last Night, Good Night
- Adolescence
- Leia

First 4 Figures teases their Super Shadow the Hedgehog Statue

Shadow emerges...

First 4 Figures is gearing up for a full reveal of their next statue, and it's one SEGA fans are going to love. What better time to reveal a Super Shadow the Hedgehog statue than just a few months out from Sonic's 30th anniversary? Stay tuned for more details on this one.

SEGA Announces Sonic the Hedgehog 30th Anniversary Merchandise Collection

Figurines, jewelry, apparel, and more!

SEGA® of America, Inc. is excited to announce that 2021 will be the 30th anniversary of Sonic the Hedgehog, a beloved entertainment icon who has transcended video games and made his mark across film, television, licensing and more since his first appearance in 1991.

To kick off the celebration, SEGA, announced today the first wave of 30th Anniversary Collection of licensed products for everyone’s favorite speedster, Sonic the Hedgehog. In honor of this incredible milestone, SEGA will start rolling out an assortment of Sonic-inspired merchandise, including toys, collectibles, apparel and much more to commemorate the Blue Blur’s 30th revolution around the sun.

“Over the past 30 years spanning multiple generations, Sonic fans have created memories with their speedy Blue Blur,” said Ivo Gerscovich, Chief Brand Officer, Sonic the Hedgehog & SVP Sega of America. “In order to commemorate the most iconic elements of the Sonic universe, we have partnered with some of the top licensees in the industry to produce collectible Sonic the Hedgehog merchandise that our enthusiastic and loyal fans can cherish for years to come.”

SEGA is partnering with the following companies to create a plethora of fun Sonic the Hedgehog licensed merchandise, including these items that will begin hitting stores as early as December:

SONIC ENCYCLO-SPEED-IA — Dark Horse Comics LLC is celebrating SEGA with a full-color, hardcover historical retrospective encyclopedia that explores nearly every video game and provides deep insights into the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise.

POP! VINYL FIGURES — Funko LLC and SEGA have partnered up to bring fans a new collection of Pop! Vinyl Figures, with iconic characters including Classic Sonic, Tails, Silver, and more!

CONTINUED TOYS AND COLLECTIBLES— Jakks Pacific, Inc. is continuing to deliver speed, heroism and irreverent Sonic fun to fans of all ages with a collection of action figures and plush toys.

JEWELRY COLLECTION — King Ice has created an official jewelry collection, brought together with 3D design and hand-set stones and quality craftsmanship, bringing Sonic to life in jewelry form with a Hip-Hop influence.

APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES — Graph Gaming is launching an all new collection in the Spring of 2021, featuring exclusive apparel and accessories dedicated to everyone’s favorite blue blur.

CLASSIC SONIC COMIC BOOK MINISERIES — For Sonic's 30th IDW Publishing will be releasing their first Classic Sonic adventure in a spectacular special! In addition, they will launch a new mini-series and continue publishing the wildly successful ongoing series in both the English and Spanish language.

COLLECTIBLE ENAMEL PINS — FiGPiN Inc. has joined forces with SEGA to bring fans a unique collectibles experience with their Sonic the Hedgehog line of FiGPiNs, featuring all your favorite characters beginning this Winter.

SONIC ENERGY DRINKS — G FUEL: The Official Energy Drink of ESPORTS has recently partnered with Sonic The Hedgehog to bring the character’s iconic Peach Rings to life by way of an energizing, high-performance, sugar-free peach-infused Energy Drink. G FUEL and SONIC'S "PEACH RINGS" flavor is set to re-launch in an exclusive 30th anniversary collector’s box in 2021.

In addition to all the great licensing partners and products, SEGA will also be revealing additional plans for Sonic’s 30th Anniversary across a number of additional categories in the coming months.

Dark Horse and SEGA announce Sonic the Hedgehog Encyclo-speed-ia, set to release June 2021

A celebration of all things Sonic

Celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog's 30th anniversary with a full-color hardcover historical retrospective that explores nearly every one of the blue speedster's video game appearances!

Dive deep into the extensive lore and exhaustive detail of each game in Sonic's ever-expanding universe--from the beloved SEGA Genesis to the most bleeding-edge video game consoles. This tome leaves no stone unturned, showcasing in-depth looks at the characters, settings, and stories from each exciting installment!

Dark Horse Books and SEGA present the Sonic the Hedgehog Encyclo-Speed-ia--a must-have volume for any fan of Sonic, young or old!

Dark Horse and SEGA are releasing the Sonic the Hedgehog Encyclo-speed-ia on June 1st, 2020, and it's priced at $50. If you'd like to snag a preorder for this 256-page book, you can do so here.

SEGA reunites the worlds of Puyo Puyo and Tetris in a new Adventure Mode for Puyo Puyo Tetris 2

Worlds collide

SEGA of America has provided a first look today at the colorful story of Puyo Puyo Tetris 2, giving players a chance to plan their pops and strategize their stacks for the game’s Adventure mode.

Reunite with Ringo, Tee, and a lovable cast of returning and new characters from Puyo Puyo Tetris for a new journey! The worlds of Puyo Puyo and Tetris have merged thanks to a mysteriously powerful being known as the Dimensional Parasite. With this threat looming, Ringo, Tee, and friends must traverse the world to pop Puyos and clear Tetriminos to rescue their pals from a dark corruption. But they’ll quickly learn that there’s more to their quest than meets the eye when they face the Dimensional Parasite, with new mysteries and clues to uncover as their out-of-this-world journey unfolds.

As a reunion of two puzzle legends, Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 features a brand-new story that brings together the game’s vibrant cast and various gameplay modes for players to explore. With a new overworld map to navigate, new special mission conditions, and a progression system during the new Skill Battles, Adventure Mode brings a whole new layer of depth to the game’s campaign.

New Adventure mode features:

Overworld: Navigate from stage to stage along branching paths and optional levels in a new overworld map, and replay stages freely for higher scores and better rewards! A separate shortcut menu lets players quickly access stages, check in on overall star progress, and more!

Skill Battles: Featured in Adventure Mode, players can utilize the play style they prefer in Skill Battles, earn EXP to level up character stats, and experiment with different difficulty levels based on the team’s strength! After practicing in Adventure mode, players can take their hard-fought finesse and ingenuity to Skill Battle mode, a new separate mode in Puyo Puyo Tetris 2.

Unlockables: Players will unlock Item Cards that give special abilities and options in Skill Battle, key to winning matches in the new Skill Battle mode. New playable characters, backgrounds, bonus stages, and more can be unlocked by players as they progress through Adventure mode while they earn credits to spend on even more cool things in the in-game shop!

Pre-Order Now While Supplies Last and Get Special Item Cards from the Sonic the Hedgehog series!

Boost your strategy and power your team in Puyo Puyo Tetris 2's brand-new Skill Battle mode with a pack of eight in-game rare Item Cards--including three special cards featuring items from the Sonic the Hedgehog series! This pack is exclusive to the Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 Launch Edition. The Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 physical Launch Edition is available for pre-order now on Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation® 5, PlayStation® 4, and the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox Series X, for $39.99. More information on digital pre-order and the game's Steam release will be announced at a later date.

Puyo Puyo™ Tetris® 2 releases December 8 on Nintendo Switch and the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox Series X, and PlayStation®4, with the PlayStation®5 version coming Holiday 2020.

More details on Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix's next round of DLC in Japan

Track breakdown

As we've previously shared, Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix is getting ‘Additional Music Pack 10 and 11' DLC on Sept. 17th, 2020. Now we have details on the tracks included in those packs, which you can find out below.

■ Additional Music Pack 10th (900 yen)

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix


“Dramaturgy” (music and lyrics by Eve)
“Nyanyanyanyanyanyanya!” (music and lyrics by Daniwell)
“Marginal” (music and lyrics by OSTER Project)
“Finder (DSLR remix – re:edit)” (music and lyrics by kz (livetine))
“Sound” (music and lyrics by baker)
“Paris Cinema Girl” (music and lyrics by Apfel Note)
“Stardust Utopia” (music and lyrics by Otetsu)

Hatsune Miku – “Kitty Kitty Cape”

■ Additional Music Pack 11th (900 yen)

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix


“Greenlights Serenade” (music by Sakurai Kimura, lyrics by Sakurai)
“Last Night, Good Night” (music and lyrics by kz(livetune))
“Grumpy Waltz” (music and lyrics by OSTER Project)
“Promise” (music and lyrics by Samfree)
“Adolescence” (music by Dios and Signal-P, lyrics by Orange)
“Leia” (music and lyrics by Yuyoyuppe)
“Stay with Me” (music and lyrics by Shu-t)

Kagamine Rin – “Adolescence Princess”
Kagamine Len – “Adolescence Knight”
Meiko – “Noel Rouge”

Puyo Puyo 'Carbuncle' necklace releasing in Japan

For series super-fans

While the Puyo themselves are certainly the stars of the Puyo Puyo series, there's also a mascot for the brand named Carbuncle. That mascot is getting his own necklace in Japan, courtesy of AMNIBUS.

The gold Carbuncle necklace is priced at 5,000 yen, and features the character sitting on some clouds. You'll be able to pre-order this necklace starting Oct. 12th, 2020, and orders will ship out January 2021.o ship sometime in January 2021.

SEGA will have 'new games, digital content, major announcements' and more for Sonic's 30th anniversary

Sonic surprises incoming!

SEGA has teased some big announcements for Sonic's 30th anniversary, but stopped short of detailing just what to expect. While we still don't have info on specific reveals, we do have a better idea of what to expect.

A feature from SEGA has appeared in the Licencing Source Book Europe, and it gives some clues as to what's coming for Sonic in 2021. The promo officially states that 'new games, digital content, events and major announcements' are on the way. With the celebrations kicking off next year, we should start hearing about some of these projects in the very near future!


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