SEGA plans to sell NFTs starting this summer and they might end up in your games

SEGA NFTs

Ok folks, like it or not, it looks like we’re going to be getting some SEGA NFTs here in the near future and possibly even injected into future game releases. In a recent announcement, SEGA said it plans to begin supporting and selling NFTs related to its classic games and characters. This move comes along with the announcement of a partnership with Japanese game and blockchain platform company Double Jump Tokyo — SEGA has invested an undisclosed amount in the brand as well. Head below for more details. 

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SEGA and TOMY team up for new collectible Club Mocchi Mocchi Sonic plush

SEGA is now teaming up with TOMY to release a new Club Mocchi Mocchi Sonic plush. TOMY — a well-known Japanese toy maker with a penchant for licensed products — creates those adorable Club Mocchi Mocchi Nintendo plushies you are likely to have seen featured on 9to5Toys from time to time (much of the lineup is on sale for Mario Day 2021 right now), and it is now introducing its latest Sonic the Hedgehog design. Head below for more details and a closer look at the new Club Mocchi Mocchi Sonic plush. 

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Netflix confirms new 3D animated Sonic the Hedgehog series

It looks like a new Netflix Sonic show is on the way courtesy of Sega, Wild Brain Studio, and Man of Action Entertainment. Netflix has now taken to Twitter to confirm the existence of a new Sonic the Hedgehog series known as Sonic Prime. After a brief unveil was quickly deleted at the tail end of last year with no indication as to why, many correctly assumed the powers that be just weren’t quite ready to make the new Netflix Sonic show announcement. Fast-forward to this morning, and it appears as though the show is now full steam ahead with 24 episodes coming down the pipeline. Head below for more details. 

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New Sonic 30th Anniversary gear from Funko Pop! + Encyclo-speed-ia book, more

While the Sonic 30th Anniversary doesn’t officially kick-off until 2021, we’re already starting to see some new gear from Funko Pop! as well as a solid pre-order deal on the new Sonic the Hedgehog Encyclo-speed-ia. While Nintendo might have just kicked off the SEGA 60th Anniversary sale (started in 1960), we are now turning our attention to the brand’s world-famous hedgehog. Head below for details on the early Sonic 30th Anniversary gear.

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Sonic The Hedgehog 2 movie gets an official release date + more

After a troubled launch the first time around, notable box office numbers have all but ensured Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is on the way. After the first film struggled with its CG re-creation of the titular hero, Sonic The Hedgehog 2 the movie had a solid first weekend box office in the US, and we are now getting a release date for the sequel. Head below for all the details.

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Yakuza Like a Dragon will release in November with Xbox Smart Delivery, more

Today, SEGA dropped a new trailer for its upcoming North American release of Yakuza Like a Dragon. The next mainline release on the long-running Yakuza series dropped in Japan earlier this year, but we now have a better idea of when to expect it stateside along with some fresh new gameplay footage, details on the next-generation upgrades, and much more today. Head below for a closer look.

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SEGA just unveiled new Astro City Mini arcade console with 36 built-in games

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Following last month’s announcement of the Game Gear Micro, we are now getting word of another upcoming SEGA mini console. SEGA, unlike Sony’s attempt, did quite well with the popular Genesis Mini console and is now looking to bring some of that magic to the miniature arcade space. The house of PAC-MAN has been unleashing loads of new pint-sized arcade gear this year and SEGA is now looking to get in on the action with the new Astro City Mini arcade cabinet. Head below for all the details and a closer look.

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