VIDEO GAMES: Sega at PAX Prime
PAX Prime is this coming weekend, which means we should see a ton of gaming news coming down soon, in fact some of that starts today, as Sega has released information on what all they will be bringing to the event. Which is apparently everything. Take the jump for the full release.
Creative Assembly to Host Their First Ever Panel at the Show
SAN FRANCISCO (August 27, 2013) – SEGA® of America, Inc. announced today that it will bring its entire fall lineup to the highly popular consumer show PAX Prime 2013 in Seattle, showcasing Sonic Lost World™, Total War™: ROME II, Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse™ , Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F™ and Heroki™ at booth #142/242.
Nominated for and winner of multiple awards at E3, Sonic Lost World puts Sonic up to the challenge as he faces his most powerful enemy to date – The Deadly Six! In his latest plot to defeat Sonic and rule the world, Dr. Eggman has harnessed the power of six menacing creatures known as the Deadly Six. However, when the Deadly Six rise up against their new master, Sonic must unite with his arch nemesis Eggman and explore the mystical Lost Hex in order to take them on head-to-head. Using his dynamic new parkour moves and Color Powers, Sonic must speed across a variety of unique terrains, racing inside, outside and upside down in every level. Sonic Lost World will launch exclusively on Wii U™ and Nintendo 3DS™ on October 22, 2013.
Winner of more than one dozen awards at E3 2013, including Best Strategy Game by the official E3 Game Critics and Best PC Exclusive and Best Strategy Game by both IGN and Game Informer, Total War: ROME II is poised to dominate this fall’s PC market with its highly anticipated release on September 3, 2013. Destined to be the biggest game in the entire series so far, Total War: ROME II will sink players into dangerous political machinations as the head of the world’s first superpower. PAX attendees will be able to experience the game’s epic scale and grand vision first hand with several historic battles playable at the show. Additionally, the developers of the Total War series, Creative Assembly, will host their first ever PAX panel on Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 6pm in the Kraken Theater, titled “History vs. Gameplay – Hey Creative Assembly, where’s the accuracy in my pew pew shooter?”
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse is a fantastical reimagining of the original Sega Genesis classic. With all-new HD graphics and gameplay, Castle of Illusion brings Mickey and his magical world to life. When the evil witch Mizrabel kidnaps Minnie, it’s up to Mickey to brave the dangers of the Castle of Illusion to rescue Minnie. Gather your courage and take on hordes of rebellious toys, traverse enchanted forests and navigate mazes of living books. The game will be available for digital download on September 3, 2013 for PlayStation®Network, on September 4 for the Xbox Live® online entertainment network as an Arcade game for the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and for PC digital download.
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F, the ultimate rhythm game where players can experience a concert with the world’s most popular virtual singer will also be available at PAX. Attendees will be able to experience this phenomenon first hand and play the game at the SEGA booth #142/242. Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F is slated for release on PlayStation®3 system and via digital download on PlayStation®Network today.
Heroki is an exciting new action adventure game coming soon to tablets and mobile devices. Heroki lives in the peaceful sky village of Levantia and must go on a quest to retrieve a stolen magical amulet in order to save it. PAX attendees will get a chance to dive into this whimsical world of flight and fantasy with beautiful visuals, creative gameplay, and a deep story. Developed by Picomy Games, Heroki will launch later this year on the App Store™.