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Encyclopedia > Sega Ages

Sega Ages refers to a number of compilations or re-releases of classic video games from developer and publisher Sega. Computer and video games redirects here. ... This article is about the video game company. ...

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Saturn version

Sega-AM2 released several Sega Ages games for the Sega Saturn in Japan, including Out Run, Space Harrier, Galaxy Force II, After Burner II, and Power Drift. There were also two Sega Ages Memorial collections which included a number of older games per disc. These games aim to be faithful conversions of the original arcades. Sega Amusement Machine Research and Development Department 2 (popularly known as Sega AM2 or simply AM2) is a research and development team for the video game company Sega. ... The Sega Saturn ) is a 32-bit video game console, first released on November 22, 1994 in Japan, May 11, 1995 in North America and July 8, 1995 in Europe. ... Out Run (also spelled OutRun and Outrun) is a 1986 racing game designed by Yu Suzuki and Sega-AM2 for the video arcade market. ... Space Harrier is a forward scrolling shooter game, released by Sega in 1985. ... After Burner II is an arcade-style flight game released by Sega in 1987. ... Power Drift is an arcade game released by Sega in 1988. ...


In 1996, Working Designs published Sega Ages Volume 1 in the USA, comprising OutRun, Space Harrier, and After Burner 2 in one disc. Working Designs was a US-based video game publisher that specialized in the localization of Japan-native RPGs, strategy games, and top-down shooters for various video game platforms. ...


Sega Ages 2500

Sega Ages 2500 is a series by Sega, in conjunction with developer 3D AGES (a Sega funded development studio), released for the PlayStation 2 console in Japan. It aims to recreate Sega's hit classics, including console and arcade titles, updating only in graphics (sometimes from 2D to 3D) and music. The number "2500" refers to the price of the games in yen. PS2 redirects here. ... Japanese 10 yen coin (obverse) showing Phoenix Hall of Byodoin Yen is the currency used in Japan. ...


The current list of titles in the series:

Phantasy Star Generation:1 (Japanese: ファンタシースター generation:1) is a role-playing game released in 2003 for the Playstation 2 and is an enhanced remake of Phantasy Star for the Sega Master System, originally released in 1987. ... Monaco GP is an arcade game that was released by Sega in 1979. ... Screenshot from the game Fantasy Zone. ... Space Harrier is a forward scrolling shooter game, released by Sega in 1985. ... Golden Axe is a side-scrolling arcade hack-and-slash game released in 1989 by Sega. ... Bonanza Bros. ... Columns (also called Jewels) is a puzzle computer game, arcade game and console game with many similarities to Tetris. ... Virtua Formula 8-machine plus commentator setup at the extinct Sega Virtualand, inside the Luxor Casino, Las Vegas, USA, in 1993. ... Gain Ground is an arcade game that was rewritten for Sega Mega Drive/Sega Genesis. ... After Burner II is an arcade-style flight game released by Sega in 1987. ... Fist of the North Star (Japanese: 北斗の拳; Hokuto no Ken) was a manga series that was originally serialized between 1983 and 1988 in the Weekly Japanese version of Shonen Jump, originally created by Tetsuo Hara. ... Fist of the North Star (Japanese: 北斗の拳; Hokuto no Ken) was a manga series that was originally serialized between 1983 and 1988 in the Weekly Japanese version of Shonen Jump, originally created by Tetsuo Hara. ... This article is about the manga and anime franchise. ... Black Belt is a 1986 side-scrolling fighting game released for the Sega Master System. ... Out Run (also spelled OutRun and Outrun) is a racing game released by Sega in 1986. ... Alien Syndrome is a run and gun arcade game developed by SEGA in 1987. ... Virtua Fighter 2 is the second game in the popular Virtua Fighter fighting game series by Sega. ... Phantasy Star Generation:2 (Japanese: ファンタシースター generation:2) is a role-playing game released in 2005 for the Playstation 2 and is an enhanced remake of Phantasy Star 2 for the Sega Genesis, originally released in 1987. ... Dragon Force is a strategy-based video game from Sega created for the Sega Saturn. ... Fighting Vipers is a 3D fighting game developed by Sega-AM2. ... Space Harrier is a forward scrolling shooter game, released by Sega in 1985. ... Last Bronx ~Tokyo Bangaichi~ (ラストブロンクス -東京番外地-), is a 1996 realistic 3DCG street figthing game developed by Segas R&D Dept. ... Gunstar Heroes ) is a run and gun video game developed by Treasure Co. ... Dynamite Headdy is a video game released in 1994 by Sega and produced by Treasure Co. ... Alien Soldier is a side-scrolling run and gun video game developed by Treasure Co. ... Die Hard Arcade is a 1 or 2 player game in which the male and/or female characters fight through action-packed levels to save the presidents daughter from a band of terrorists. ... Die Hard Arcade is a 1 or 2 player game in which the male and/or female characters fight through action-packed levels to save the presidents daughter from a band of terrorists. ... Panzer Dragoon is a series of video games by SEGA, created first by its internal Team Andromeda and later, the Smilebit development team. ... Tetris (Russian: ) is a falling-blocks puzzle video game, released on a large spectrum of platforms. ... Wonder Boy was a series of video games published by SEGA and developed by Westone (formerly Escape). ... Cyber Troopers: Virtual-On (Dennou Senki Virtual On in Japan) was released in arcades and for Sega Saturn and PC, all in both America and Japan. ... Phantasy Star Collection is the name of a Sega Saturn and Game Boy Advance videogame, both a compilation of entries in the Phantasy Star series. ...

Sega Classics Collection

Some of these games have been released in North America and Europe on the Sega Classics Collection for PS2; namely Monaco GP (Vol. 2), Fantasy Zone (Vol. 3), Space Harrier (Vol. 4), Golden Axe (Vol. 5), Bonanza Bros (in the form of Tant-R & Bonanza Bros), Columns (Vol. 7), Virtua Racing (Vol. 8), and Outrun (Vol. 13). Alien Syndrome was released on the North American version of Sega Classics Collection, but was omitted from the European release to hold the game's Pegi (Pan European Games Information) 12+ rating. Sega Classics Collection is a PlayStation 2 complication that contains new 3D versions of some of their Genesis games. ...


Trivia

For the movie, see Palindromes (film). ...

External links

  • Official Sega Ages Japanese Site
  • English Translation of the Official Japanese Site
  • Sega Ages at Mobygames
  • Gamespy's Review of the US Sega Classics collection

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