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  • Sony Pictures gives Seth Rogen green light to co-direct 1990s Console Wars film about Sega and Nintendo
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    Sony Pictures gives Seth Rogen green light to co-direct 1990s Console Wars film about Sega and Nintendo

    By 24 February 2014

    Actor and screenwriter Seth Rogen is set to write a film adaptation of Console Wars, an upcoming book that details how Nintendo and Sega went head-to-head in a power-play for the top spot during the video game explosion of the 1990s. Rogen will also co-direct...

  • Football Manager Handheld 2014 hits iOS and Android, as developer reveals result of piracy honeytrap
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    Football Manager Handheld 2014 hits iOS and Android, as developer reveals result of piracy honeytrap

    By 14 November 2013

    Sega and Sports Interactive have released Football Manager Handheld 2014 for iPhone, iPad and Android devices - a simultaneous release that offers some key new features and plenty of improvements over former iterations. Priced at £6.99 for all devices,...

  • Football Manager 2014 review
    Gaming 5 out of 5

    Football Manager 2014 review

    By 31 October 2013

    Sports Interactive has been banging out Football Manager - nee Championship Manager - games with remarkable regularity in the last 21 years. More remarkable still is the consistency in quality. It’s hard to think of any other franchise in gaming that...

  • New Sega smartphone and tablet game line-up includes a duo of Sonics
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    New Sega smartphone and tablet game line-up includes a duo of Sonics

    By 21 October 2013

    Sega has announced four new games for smartphone and tablet that are coming in time for Christmas or just into the new year. And two of them feature the publisher's biggest star. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed for iOS and Android will be the mobile...

  • BBC and Sega unveil Orbi: 40m screens and 22-point audio natural world experience
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    BBC and Sega unveil Orbi: 40m screens and 22-point audio natural world experience

    By 20 August 2013

    Orbi is what happens when BBC Earth and Sega team up to create a tech-enhanced nature experience. The Orbi installation in Yokohama, Japan, is the first of many paving the way with a multi-sensory experience. That means BBC Earth videos playing on a 40-metre...

  • Win: A 16GB iPad courtesy of Sega's Sonic Dash
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    Win: A 16GB iPad courtesy of Sega's Sonic Dash

    By 26 July 2013

    Sonic Dash - the free-to-download iPhone and iPad app - is speeding through its first global challenge over the coming weeks. It's a challenge so epic that Sega has teamed up with Pocket-lint to give away an equally epic prize to one lucky reader: a 16GB...

  • Win: A 16GB iPad courtesy of Sega's Puzzle Pirates
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    Win: A 16GB iPad courtesy of Sega's Puzzle Pirates

    By 8 July 2013

    Puzzle Pirates is sailing onto tablets and to celebrate Sega has teamed up with Pocket-lint to give away a 16GB iPad to one lucky land-lover. Pledge yourself to the Pirate Code and pillage your way to glory! Pick your post from a whole fleet of unique...

  • App of the Day: Sonic Dash review (iPhone, iPad)
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    App of the Day: Sonic Dash review (iPhone, iPad)

    By 20 March 2013

    Sonic the Hedgehog seems to be as youthful today as he was when we first played Sonic the Hedgehog on the Sega Megadrive all those years ago, but is his latest adventure worth the bother? We got playing Sonic Dash to find out Sonic Dash Format iPhone...

  • WIN: Aliens: Colonial Marines and an Xbox 360 to play it on
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    WIN: Aliens: Colonial Marines and an Xbox 360 to play it on

    By 14 February 2013

    Pocket-lint has not only gone and nabbed five Xbox 360 copies of the limited edition version of Aliens: Colonial Marines to give away, we've also got an Xbox 360 console available to one of those lucky winners. Aliens: Colonial Marines is an adrenaline-fuelled...

  • NASCAR: What it's like to race a stock car
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    NASCAR: What it's like to race a stock car

    By 4 February 2013

    As "tea-with-milk" kind of Brits, the opportunity to sit behind the wheel of a souped-up Dodge Charger NASCAR entry - the triple espresso Americano-style epitome of American racing - isn't something our island-born brains ever conceived would be a reality....

  • Football Manager Handheld 2013 now available for Android, iPhone, iPad and PSP... yeah, PSP
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    Football Manager Handheld 2013 now available for Android, iPhone, iPad and PSP... yeah, PSP

    By 13 December 2012

    It's a busy release day for apps today, being less than two weeks from Christmas Day. Not only have we seen the launch of one eagerly anticipated app - in the form of Google Maps for iPhone - but Football Manager Handheld 2013 is also now available for...

  • Football Manager 2013  review
    Gaming 5 out of 5

    Football Manager 2013 review

    By 2 November 2012

    It’s been a while since we’ve looked forward to a Football Manager (nee Championship Manager) release as much as this one. Not so much because the new feature set got us all a-tingling - although it did, to an extent - but because last year’s, as...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Virtua Tennis Challenge review (iPad / iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Virtua Tennis Challenge review (iPad / iPhone)

    By 19 June 2012

    If you are reading this with a sense of nostalgia then you no doubt owned a Sega Dreamcast and remember the halcyons days of the previous generation of console gaming. Still, rather than reminisce about gaming days gone by, you should relish the fact...

  • Sega serves up Virtua Tennis Challenge on the iPad and iPhone
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    Sega serves up Virtua Tennis Challenge on the iPad and iPhone

    By 24 May 2012

    With Wimbledon just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start practising that backhand volley of yours. Virtually speaking, of course. Sega’s gaming classic Virtua Tennis Challenge has arrived on Apple’s iTunes and can be downloaded to the...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Football Manager Handheld 2012 review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch / Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Football Manager Handheld 2012 review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch / Android)

    By 10 April 2012

    There are a few things that you simply can't rely on in life: bus timetables, the freshness of mince when it's been in your fridge for a couple of days, regardless of it's use-by date, British sitcoms that last more than three series, or Jeremy Clarkson....

  • Football Manager Handheld for Android coming on 11 April
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    Football Manager Handheld for Android coming on 11 April

    By 5 April 2012

    Football Manager Handheld for Android will be released on 11 April, marking the debut of the extremely popular coaching simulation game for devices outside of iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. It also comes as somewhat of a shock, as Sports Interactive's studio...

  • Sonic Generations review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Sonic Generations review

    By 8 November 2011

    There is a reason this review is slightly late. For years the blue hedgehog has been on a downward spiral of gaming drossdom. This led us to believe Sonic Generations would be like any other game in the Sonic series. As such, we weren't in a huge rush...

  • VIDEO: Sega urinal console - competitor to the Wii?
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    VIDEO: Sega urinal console - competitor to the Wii?

    By 17 August 2011

    Japan's love of all things toilet based has reached new heights in the form of new urinal based games consoles from Sega. "Competitors" can battle it out against each other via the power and amount of ahem.. material passed. You can also fight against...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing review (iOS)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing review (iOS)

    By 24 June 2011

    The world's most famous hedgehog turned 20 this week. No, not Espinete - the pink hedgehog giant from Barrio Sésamo, the Spanish version of Sesame Street - we're talking the former air freshener, Sonic, of course. And despite not being as good as Mario,...

  • Sonic vs Mario
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    Sonic vs Mario

    By 23 June 2011

    Darth vs Luke, Superman and kryptonite, ketchup against gravy - these are some of the all time great battles that have been fought out between our heroes. There is however one face-off that has always ruled above all else, the tale of a pesky plumber...

  • 19 year old LulzSec mastermind arrested
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    19 year old LulzSec mastermind arrested

    By 21 June 2011

    Looks like the days of LulzSec's hackathon are now numbered, with the arrest of a 19 year old from Essex said to be the mastermind behind the cyber attacks. A joint operation between the FBI and Scotland Yard led to the eventual arrest of the teenager...

  • LulzSec identities confirmed? Arrests imminent?
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    LulzSec identities confirmed? Arrests imminent?

    By 20 June 2011

    Could the spate of LulzSec-powered online hacks be coming to an end? Possibly, if reports emerging from an ex-FBI agent's Twitter account are to be believed. Confused? Read on for clarification. E.J. Hilbert, the ex-FBI agent in question tweeted to say:...

  • Games industry hacks continue: Sega's turn!
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    Games industry hacks continue: Sega's turn!

    By 17 June 2011

    It seems that this saga will never end, but yet another games company has been breached by hackers... Sega. Like with Sony Computer Entertainment, Codemasters and Bethesda before it, Sega has had vital information from its user base exploited for mischievous means....

  • Virtua Tennis 4   review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Virtua Tennis 4 review

    By 4 May 2011

    “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” seems to be the guiding design principal for Sega’s classic Tennis series. While the graphics change and game modes come and go, Sega hasn’t really meddled much over the series four iterations (six if you...

  • Thor: God of Thunder review
    Gaming 2 out of 5

    Thor: God of Thunder review

    By 29 April 2011

    Let’s just cut to the chase, and call this baby God of Thor. Sega’s PS3 and Xbox 360 adaptation of Kenneth Branagh’s Marvel superhero movie plays very much in the style of Sony’s epic Greek myth brawlers, with the son of Odinin the shoes of Kratos...