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Articles written by: Ken Horowitz

The Time Sega Got M.A.D.D.

The Time Sega Got M.A.D.D.

In 1987, Sega joined Mothers Against Drunk Driving to create a public service announcement for teenagers. OutRun was the featured game, and the spot helped launched a national campaign about the issue. The ad was timely for everyone involved, particularly the video game industry.

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Sega Firsts: Ulala Goes to Court

Sega Firsts: Ulala Goes to Court

Sega’s court battle against former Deee-Lite singer Lady Miss Kier was a landmark case for video gaming, as it was the first example of California‚Äôs Supreme Court examining the issue of First Amendment protection and celebrity rights of publicity in video games. The verdict became a standard for future cases. Join us as we take a deep look at the case and how Sega made history.

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Interview: Noah Copeland (Sonic Triple Trouble Remake)

Interview: Noah Copeland (Sonic Triple Trouble Remake)

Composer and programmer Noah Copeland is giving the Game Gear Sonic classic Triple Trouble a 16-bit facelift, and we just had to hear about it! We chatted with him about why he decided to tackle this project and if there are any other 8-bit upgrades in his future. Read on for all the details!

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Preview: Sega Genesis Classics (PS4, Xbox One & Steam)

Preview: Sega Genesis Classics (PS4, Xbox One & Steam)

Sega has a new collection of Genesis classics coming May 29. The new set of over 50 games has online play, a rewind feature, save states, and other goodies. We have all the details of this much-anticipated release, so read on and see why you’re going to buy this in May (you know you are)!

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Interview: MariNaomi (SOA Localization Producer)

Interview: MariNaomi (SOA Localization Producer)

The Dreamcast is highly renowned for its original and quirky games, and it benefited greatly from Sega’s ability to come up with fresh and unique ideas. Seaman was perhaps the best example of this creativity, and we had the chance to sit down with MariNaomi, the localization producer who wrote the English language script. She had some great tales to share!

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