Posts tagged Binary Domain
The NPD has released the sales numbers for Binary Domain in March and they aren’t good. With only 20,000 sold it’s no surprise why Sega has made the recent decision to drastically cut the amount of big budget physically released games they publish. From my perspective, it’s extremely unfortunate that a new IP as good as Binary Domain has come out to no fanfare especially compared to the 1.3 million copies of Mass Effect 3 sold in March. This is just further proof of both how much of an effect big marketing campaigns can have for a game and why publishers are scared of creating new IP’s.
I would have loved to see what that sales number would have been if Sega had marketed Binary Domain a little better. It still would have had tough competition coming out in the same month as Mass Effect 3 but at least the average gamer would have known it exists.
Well, this certainly is a pleasant surprise: Binary Domain is coming to PC this April. It has been avaliable for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 for several weeks now and has received quite some positive reviews. Let’s hope they fix the issues with the multiplayer in this version. The game will come as a boxed and download version Hit the jump for the full press release!
This week’s podcast focuses on those enemies you fight at the end of levels in games that have more HP and do more damage than the regular enemies. Sometimes they have a weakspot that glows and sometimes you just have to successfully complete a QTE to rip their heads off and throw it in a blender.
In addition to all the boss talk, we also discuss a little Yakuza: Dead Souls, some great Sega news, and the release of Game Gear games on the 3DS.
Don’t do drugs kids. Drugs are rubbish. But one thing that isn’t rubbish is this new episode of The Sega Addicts Kids Table! In this fantastic trip of an episode, Stevie, Josh, and John talk about Phantasy Star Online 2, along with the Game Gear for a bit. They also answer a really good listener question about game prices! Thanks Shiggidy!
So put down that crack and instead listen to this brilliant episode now! It won’t ruin your life!
When I first heard about Binary Domain, my skepticism was loud and proud. Team Yakuza still has yet to really grasp the hearty following it deserves in the US, and games like Binary Domain just looked like desperate attempts to appeal to a specific market using sensibilities and assets that just came off as horribly forced and stereotypical. Yakuza is a wonderfully unique series, and for its developers to succumb to cliches just to attract a new audience would be to tarnish the studio’s generally lauded portfolio.
Well, Sega’s latest robots vs. humans game has finally arrived. Has Team Yakuza utilized their substantial developing pedigree to deliver a worthy entry into the admittedly overdone cover-shooting genre? Or is this just a forgettable attempt at snagging a few extra fans with uninspired content and unfulfilled promises?
Well, let’s just say that I’ve never been more happy about being dead wrong.
On this week’s podcast we’re joined by Sega Addicts writer and Kids Table co-host, Josh Newey, to discuss the recently released Binary Domain. For those who haven’t played the game yet, to summarize this podcast, you should. Also, we keep this podcast very spoiler free for those who plan on playing the game but haven’t had the chance yet.
Sega’s newest release, Binary Domain, has a lot of robots and that’s something we like to see here at the Sega Addicts Headquarters. So much so that we couldn’t contain our excitement for Sega’s newest IP and decided to roll that anticipation into a Top 10 list of our favorite robots in videogames.
Hit the jump to read about our favorite robots to appear on Sega consoles or in Sega published games.
Last but not least, North America finally gets a chance to play Team Yakuza’s latest effort! Binary Domain is finally out and if you’re into third-person shooters, this definitely is a must buy for you! The campaign is a blast and the multiplayer is solid and will be quite good if Sega fixes some issues with it. Reviews have been fairly positive so far, too! Find the full press release after the break!
If you’ve made your way to Sega-Addicts at least once in the last few months, you will have undoubtedly been witness to the excitement us staff here share for Sega’s futuristic, 3rd person shooter, Binary Domain. The game has today been released for purchase in Europe and will shortly be available for North American customers on Feb 28th. A demo has already been released to those indecisive Sega fans.
Already knee-deep in the corpses of robots and cyborgs as you battle your way through the slums of neo-Tokyo? Let us know what you think of the game so far in the comments below! Or better yet, head over to the forum discuss the game with your fellow Sega-Addicts.
[Source: Sega Blog]
The hollow children are cybords that look human and don’t know that they are cybords. They have infiltrated a big part of human society without anyone noticing as is shown in this trailer.
I had my doubts about the game, but now that I have played 6 hours of it, I can assure you that it’s quite good!