Sega Signs Up Totally Games for a Franchise Rebirth
Here's the Press Release:
SEGA PARTNERS WITH TOTALLY GAMES TO CREATE PSP CONTENT
Global Game Publisher to Re-launch Vintage Property for Handheld Audience
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON (December 15, 2005) -- SEGA® of America, Inc., SEGA Europe Ltd, and Totally Games (TG) – a Marin County California-based independent game developer – today announced a partnership to create game content for the PSP™ portable entertainment system (PSP) based on a vintage SEGA intellectual property. This partnership represents SEGA’s strategy to re-launch its uniquely broad catalog of beloved brands with cutting-edge contemporary game designs.
“We are very pleased to be working with SEGA, a pioneer in the electronic entertainment industry and a company that has a rich history of innovative and captivating games,” states Lawrence Holland, Founder and President of Totally Games. “SEGA has a vast array of game properties that have tons of potential for today’s handhelds and emerging game platforms. We are thrilled to be bringing a classic SEGA game back to life in an exciting and totally involving way for the PSP handheld game device."
“SEGA is collaborating with Totally Games to revitalize a classic SEGA franchise for the PSP,” said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President of Marketing, SEGA of America, Inc. “There is a huge catalog of vintage SEGA games that will appeal to gamers on the go as well as hardcore gamers who fond memories of the addictive action that they grew up with.”
Here's hoping for the resurrection of some of Sega's more neglected classics!
12/15/2005 Cavin Smith