SEGA is Developing New Titles for its Legacy Franchises

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SEGA of America announced that it has launched a new initiative with the intention of coming out with new titles from its legacy franchises. New games are now in development for five series which are Crazy Taxi, Golden Axe, Jet Set Radio, Shinobi and Streets of Rage. All games under this new program are going to be reimagined for modern audiences.

The upcoming projects span a range of genres and are now in various stages of development. Release is expected to happen over the next several years. The set of games are based on these legacy franchises:

  • Crazy Taxi franchise: A whacky and high-octane driving adventure series where players need to weave across traffic in an open play environment to deliver passengers to their destinations before time runs out.
  • Golden Axe franchise: This "hack and slash"-style series features close melee combat and set in a fantasy world of beasts, swords, and magic.
  • Jet Set Radio franchise: The series mixes action packed traversal around vibrant Tokyo-to with skating, self-expression through graffiti, street culture and rebellious themes.
  • Shinobi franchise: A series which features side-scrolling action and challenging environments and has players use ninja shuriken, ninjutsu, special attacks and more to defeat enemies.
  • Streets of Rage franchise: A "beat 'em up"-style series that combines fast-paced fist fighting with fresh music set in a lawless urban environment.

More information on each of these upcoming games that include the official titles, release date, and platforms, are to be shared in the future. To keep updated on the status of the game, visit here.

SEGA of America, Inc. is the American arm of SEGA Corporation, which is based in Tokyo, Japan. The main SEGA company is considered as a worldwide leader especially when it comes to interactive entertainment.

SEGA of America was established in 1986 and published various innovative interactive entertainment experiences that's available for the PC, consoles, mobile, and other emerging platforms. In addition to what's already been mentioned, other beloved franchises from the studio include the likes of Sonic the Hedgehog, which made its debuted more than three decades ago and has since become a pop culture icon featured not only is video games but also TV shows and even movies.

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