Train2Game News SEGA Silent Disco Masquerade


REZtron Ltd., today announced it will be hosting yet another ‘SEGA Silent Disco Masquerade’. 
This year the retrotainment will take place at the luxury 5-star Chelsea Harbour Hotel on fireworks night, November 5th.

Guest will be transported into the golden era of SEGA gaming with legendary blue sky titles on all four generation of SEGA consoles…Master System! Mega Drive! Saturn! Dreamcast! mixed up with a night of drinking, masquerading, fireworks and silent raving….all on the penthouse suite of one of London’s most exotic 5-star hotels….

§  Legendary games including Golden Axe, Alex Kidd, Wonder Boy, Double Dragon, Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter II, R-Type, Streets of Rage, Alien Storm, Sonic 2, Super Monaco GP, Virtua Racing, Revenge of Shinobi,Italia ’90, Micro Machines 2, Virtua Cop, Virtua Fighter 2, SEGA Rally, Daytona USA, Virtua Tennis, Crazy Taxi, House of the Dead 2, Power Stones, Soul Calibur, Marvel Vs Capcom and many more…

§  Displayed on RETRO CRT TVs and huge Projector screens

§  Silent Disco – Switch and dance to Classic rock, pop, House, Hip Hop, RnB, Dance and SEGA music throughout the night with our amazing headphones

    -Speed run competition on Sonic the Hedgehog (runs til 10pm)

    -WIN A MEGA DRIVE+GAME for the fastest time on Sonic 2

   -Dance and play retro games in front of a stunning panoramic view of the city skyline that’ll sure to keep your phone busy

    -Photographer will be there capturing all the antics

The ‘SEGA Silent Disco Masquerade’ experience will take place on Saturday Nov 5th, 6pm til 12am at Chelsea Harbour Hotel. Tickets can be purchased through Designmynight.com 

Train2Game News Games on Atari Flashback and Genesis Classic Game Console

AtGames® Digital Media Inc., a leader in interactive entertainment products, today revealed the official game lists for the Atari Flashback 7 and Genesis Classic Game Console.  
Each console includes an extensive selection of classic Atari and Sega games, respectively, as well as new favorites.  The latest versions of these popular TV-based systems will be available from top retailers starting in October 2016.

“We are delighted to announce the official game lists for the latest releases of our popular Atari Flashback and Genesis Classic Game Console hardware series,” said Dr. Ping-Kang Hsiung, CEO of AtGames.

“These new products showcase the best classic Atari and Sega Genesis games, while still offering superior expandability.”

The Atari Flashback 7 and Sega Genesis Classic Game Console are both part of the AtGames Flashback Zone (AFZ; Facebook:www.facebook.com/ATGFlashback/ and Twitter: twitter.com/atgflashback), the go-to hub for retro gaming. 

Other innovative products that are part of AFZ include Atari Flashback Portable, Sega Genesis Ultimate Portable Game Player, and Atari Flashback Classics Volume 1 and Volume 2, two console titles newly released in mid October.

The Atari Flashback 7 classic game console features 101 built-in favorites. These games include legends like Frogger and Space Invaders™, as well as all-time Atari 2600 classics like Asteroids®, Centipede™, Jungle Hunt, Missile Command®, and Pong. Two wireless controllers, styled after the Atari 2600 originals, are included, as well as two legacy controller ports for optional wired joysticks or paddles.

The Sega Genesis Classic Game Console features 80 built-in games and an integrated cartridge port to play almost all of your favorite Sega Genesis and Mega Drive classics. Celebrating Sonic the Hedgehog’s 25th Anniversary, a selection of the era’s best Sonic games are included, along with all-time favorites like Mortal Kombat I, II, III and Golden Axe. New for 2016 is save game support for the included Phantasy Star series and Sword of Vermillion role-playing games. Again, two wireless controllers, styled after the Sega Genesis originals, are included, as well as two legacy controller ports for optional wired gamepads.

The official game list for the Atari Flashback 7 can be found here and the official game list for the Sega Genesis Classic Game Console can be found here.

Atari Flashback 7 and Sega Genesis Classic Game Console are available at all major retailers from October 2016.

Train2Game News MEGA Yacht Party

REZtron Ltd., announced it will be returning  once again to the sell out party of last summer at the exciting ‘Mega Yacht’, Sunborn Yacht Hotel, moored in the Royal Victoria Dock.
Guest will be transported into the golden era of SEGA gaming with legendary blue sky titles on all four generation of SEGA consoles: Master System, Mega Drive, Saturn and Dreamcast all mixed up with drinks, dancing and a Silent Disco all on the Sky Lounge of London’s most exotic Yacht.

Legendary games including Golden Axe, Alex Kidd, Wonder Boy, Double Dragon, Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter II, R-Type, Streets of Rage, Alien Storm, Sonic 2, Road Rash,Thunderforce III, Super Monaco GP, Virtua Racing, Revenge of Shinobi,Italia ’90, Micro Machines 2, Virtua Cop, Virtua Fighter 2, SEGA Rally, Daytona USA, Virtua Tennis, Crazy Taxi, House of the Dead 2, Power Stones, Soul Calibur, Marvel Vs Capcom and many more. All of these will be displayed on RETRO CRT TVs and huge Projector screens. 

The Silent Disco you can switch and dance to Classic rock, pop, House, Hip Hop, RnB, Dance and SEGA music throughout the night with amazing headphones.

Through the night there will also be:

    Speed run competition on Sonic the Hedgehog (runs til 10pm)

    WIN A MEGA DRIVE+GAME for the fastest time on Sonic 2

    Dance and play retro games in front of a stunning panoramic view of the city skyline that’ll sure to keep your phone busy

    Photographer will be there capturing all the antics

The ‘SEGA Mega Yacht’ experience will take place on Friday August 26th, 7pm til 12am at Sunborn Yacht. Tickets can be purchased through Designmynight.com.

A night of 8-16-32-128-BIT Retrotainment Awaits….

Train2Game News Sega sales increase since 90s

SEGAThe popularity of SEGA’s Mega Drive and Genesis line-up has just hit its highest point since the early 90’s!

Following the launch of the SEGA Mega Drive and Genesis Hub on Steam on the 28th April, over 350,000 Mega Drive and Genesis titles have been purchased on Steam by fans worldwide looking to either experience this classic content for the first time, or take advantage of the all-new Steam Workshop modding support implemented with the free update.

The modding scene is taking off too with hundreds of custom ROMS being uploaded by the community since the launch.

“We’re really chuffed that the fans have got behind this update,” said James Schall, Director of Digital Distribution for SEGA Europe. “350,000 sales is a phenomenal achievement for content which is over 20 years old! It shows that there’s still a huge following out for the SEGA Mega Drive and Genesis, reinvigorated by the fantastic community of modders out there uploading great content.”

For more information about the SEGA Mega Drive & Genesis Classics Hub, check out the launch trailer here or log on to www.sega.co.uk .

Train2game News SEGA Art Prints

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Funstock.co.uk today announced a brand new range of officially licensed SEGA art prints (in common poster sizes) featuring iconic imagery from classic titles; Sonic The Hedgehog, Streets of Rage, Golden Axe, Altered Beast, Shinobi and Alex Kidd.

The majority of this stunning collection is scheduled for release at the end of March, however, there are 2 sets of Limited Edition prints that are scheduled to co-inside with Sonic the Hedgehog’s 25th Anniversary (in June) with one piece releasing in April and the second one in May. The Limited Edition prints are all hand numbered and limited to just 995 prints!

The range features a split of prints across magnificent 300GSM textured paper and 300GSM paper in a variety of sizes and 14 unique designs.

The SEGA Art Prints are available at: www.funstock.co.uk .

Train2Game News UK Top 20 Games – 20.11.15

fallout 4Entirely unsurprisingly Fallout 4, one of the most anticipated games of the year, is number one in the charts, knocking Call of Duty Black Ops 3 down to number two. The sequel to the Tomb Raider reboot, Rise of the Tomb Raider also made its debut this week at number four. At number seven, Segas latest Football Manager has arrived.

All formats
Week ending 14 November 2015

POS.  TITLE  PUBLISHER  LAST
WEEK 
1 FALLOUT 4 BETHESDA SOFTWORKS
2 CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS III ACTIVISION 1
3 FIFA 16 EA SPORTS 2
4 RISE OF THE TOMB RAIDER SQUARE ENIX
5 MINECRAFT: STORY MODE TELLTALE GAMES 6
6 NEED FOR SPEED EA GAMES 3
7 FOOTBALL MANAGER 2016 SEGA
8 LEGO DIMENSIONS LEGO DIMENSIONS 9
9 ASSASSIN’S CREED: SYNDICATE UBISOFT 5
10 HALO 5: GUARDIANS MICROSOFT 4
11 WWE 2K16 2K 7
12 GRAND THEFT AUTO V ROCKSTAR 8
13 LEGO JURASSIC WORLD WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 11
14 MINECRAFT: XBOX EDITION MICROSOFT 19
15 CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS ACTIVISION 10
16 GUITAR HERO LIVE ACTIVISION 16
17 DISNEY INFINITY 3.0 DISNEY INFINITY 18
18 MINECRAFT: PLAYSTATION EDITION SONY COMPUTER ENT. 20
19 GEARS OF WAR: ULTIMATE EDITION MICROSOFT
20 SKYLANDERS SUPERCHARGERS SKYLANDERS 18
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Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (C)2015 UKIE Ltd

These charts cannot be reproduced either in print or online without obtaining permission from Ukie. If you wish to reproduce the charts in print or online, please contact david.smith@ukie.org.uk for the appropriate license.

Train2Game News Sinclair ZX Spectrum VEGA available now

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FunstockRetro.co.uk – Europe’s Number One Retro Gaming Destination are proud to announce that the ‘Sinclair ZX Spectrum VEGA’ is officially out now and in-stock!

The ZX Vega is a brand new ‘plug and play’ console, packed with 1,000 built-in games and includes several ‘Perfect Ten’ (rated by Retro Gamer Magazine) classics such as ‘Knight’s Lore’ and ‘Back To Skool’ as well as hundreds upon hundreds of classics. See the full list here: ZX Spectrum VEGA game list. Any of your favourites missing? – the VEGA also supports SD cards, so you can easily add more games yourself.

About the Sinclair ZX Spectrum VEGA:

The Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega is a new low cost games computer based on Sir Clive’s hugely successful Spectrum products of the early 1980s.

    -Over 1,000 built-in officially licensed ZX Spectrum games
    -Supported by Sir Clive Sinclair
    -Simple ‘Plug and Play’ system
    -Developed by former ZX Spectrum Developer, Chris Smith
    -Allows you to play almost any ZX Spectrum game via its micro SD Card slot. Well-known retro gaming sites carry tens of thousands of titles that you can legally download
    -Can play games you yourself have programmed
    -Improves on the original – no more waiting for a game to load via tape
    -Comes complete with ready-mapped buttons for all included games, as well as the option of using the in-built virtual keyboard
    -Connects to both your TV’s USB port (for power) and its video/audio inputs (for the signal) no other cables are needed
    -Includes a selection of games such as classics that will keep long-term fans happy and newly-written games that will introduce a whole new generation to the wonderful world of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega
    -Is designed and manufactured in the UK – the home of the original ZX Spectrum revolution
    -Is rated by PEGI as suitable for all adults and children aged seven and upwards
    -SD card compatible, so if there’s a specific gaming missing from this list, you can easily add it using an SD card

The console is available now at:  www.funstockretro.co.uk

Train2Game News GameSessions teams with SEGA

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The GameSessions service has teamed up with SEGA to bring you some of the biggest games to try before you buy.

SEGA Europe Ltd., a leading video games publisher, today announced that it is partnering with GameSessions, the service which allows users to download full games quickly and play for free before purchasing, by making key titles available for a free trial and for renting.

Critically acclaimed titles, representing a cross-section of SEGA’s diverse portfolio will be eligible, starting with Football Manager 2015, Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault, Sonic Generation and Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine. Giving users the opportunity to try for free will allow new players and audiences the opportunity to play these titles first before committing to buy.

As part of the agreement, each title will also be available for rental. Users will be able to utilise an in-game option at any point during their free trial to rent the game, offering more time to try before deciding whether to purchase.

“Partnering with GameSessions gives us access to a delivery mechanism we’ve not previously had access to and allows players the unique opportunity to try SEGA products before purchasing,” said Peter Chan, Business Development Director – Technology and Services at SEGA Europe Ltd. “The partnership will allow SEGA to reach more players in emerging markets such as Brazil and Mexico, where there are a large number of committed PC gamers and this represents a fantastic opportunity to reach new players and audiences.”

“We are delighted to have SEGA on board with such high quality games,” said Ed French, CEO of GameSessions. “GameSessions’ unique technologies let you start playing sooner, benchmark your hardware against available releases, and then let you purchase instantly whilst keeping your saved progress right through to receiving the final Steam copy. Our experience is that quality content like SEGA’s will encourage many trials and subsequently, monetize strongly.”

For more information about GameSessions, visit www.gamesessions.com

Train2Game News Streets of Rage 2 on 3DS

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A SEGA Classic is now available for Nintendo 3DS. See the action pop off the screen as you walk the Streets of Rage.

Relive the 1992 SEGA Mega Drive classic, Streets of Rage II, reworked in glorious stereoscopic 3D for the Nintendo 3DS from today! 3D Streets of Rage II is available to purchase from the Nintendo eShop for €4.99/£4.49/$5.99.

The critically acclaimed, side scrolling beat ‘em up that redefined the genre, sees Axel Stone and Blaze Fielding take to the streets once more to rescue their friend Adam from the clutches of master-criminal, Mr. X.

Take on a multitude of enemies; from bikers and kickboxers to ninjas and robots in this action packed remastering of one of the SEGA Mega Drive’s most cherished games and the latest in a series of 3D re-releases for Nintendo 3DS that have included such classics as 3D Space Harrier II, 3D Outrun and 3D After Burner II.

To check out the all new 3D Streets of Rage II footage click here. For more information on 3D Streets of Rage II, log on to www.sega.com .

Train2Game News Retrotainment Bar

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REZtron Ltd., today announced it will be launching a new pop-up Retrotainment bar,480ft up at The Attic at Pan Peninsula,Canary Wharf…

Legendary consoles require legendary settings.There is no greater setting than retrogaming high in the sky with a 360° panoramic city view skyline around you that will sure to keep your phone busy.

Guest will be transported into the golden era of SEGA gaming with legendary blue sky titles on all four generation of SEGA consoles…Master System! Mega Drive! Saturn! Dreamcast! mixed with drinks,music and networking….all on top of London’s highest DJ bar….and second highest sky-lounge…

•Golden Axe,Rastan, Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter II, R-Type, Streets of Rage 2,Alien Storm, Sonic 2, Road Rash II,Thunderforce III, Super Monaco GP,Virtua Racing,Shadow Dancer,Italia ’90, 8 – player Micro Machines 2, Virtua Cop,Virtua Fighter 2,Fighters Megamix,SEGA Rally, Virtua Tennis,Virtua Striker 2,Crazy Taxi, House of the Dead 2,Power Stones,Soul Calibur,Marvel Vs Capcom and many more will be there to keep you retrotained…

•Games displayed on Retro CRT TVs and Projector screens on the ceiling

•DJ playing some of the greatest Hip Hop and House music from the 80s/90s.

•2-4-1 drinks between 6pm-8pm

•Karaoke

Retrotainment will take place on Wednesday June 10th,6pm til 11pm. Tickets must be registered through Eventbrite

8,16,32 and 128-BIT Blue Sky Retrotainment awaits you….