Unfortunately for SEGA fans who play on Nintendo Switch, the excellent SEGA AGES series that the Japanese publisher is offering in the eShop ended last September with the release of a 19th and final game time to learn from this experience, the masterful one is directed by M2.
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The Japanese magazine Famitsu recently interviewed some of those responsible for the SEGA AGES game collection published on Nintendo Switch. The latter, Rieko Kodama (producer), Yosuke Okunari (supervisor) and Tsuyoshi Matsuoka (director of M2), not to name them, revealed some interesting details they noted about the releases (words passed on by the site) Nintendo Everything
Regarding the game that was best received by the public, Rieko Kodama says it was Virtua Racing in Japan. In addition to the best-selling game in the archipelago lineup, there were also commendable comments. On the other hand, it shows thatOutside of Japan, Sonic The Hedgehog was the top-selling game. And “from far awayThe second best game outside of Japan was OutRun, and Rieko Kodama notes that it was particularly popular in Europe.
Yosuke Okunari is returning to Japan and points out that the two Puyo Puyo games offered as part of the SEGA AGES series have also received a lot of good comments. He is also surprised at the fact that the same Japanese gamers were in large numbers to buy these two Puyo Puyos when they had more recent episodes of the series.
The taste and the colors
This interview also mentioned the reactions these games generate on social networks. According to Rieko Kodama, Virtua Racing received a “Response standards“On the latter. However, Tsuyoshi Matsuoka added that Fantasy Zone generated more tweets than Virtua Racing. According to him, this situation was caused by the addition of a Time Attack mode to the game that was delighting the public.”
As a reminder: The SEGA AGES range consisted of ports that were improved by M2, the SEGA classic. The studio behind machines like the Mega Drive Mini or the PC Engine Mini has added new features or game modes to these titles and also offers very nice ports.
Incidentally, it should be noted that after the SEGA AGES series ended, M2 announced that further cooperation with SEGA should be announced in the future. It now remains to be seen which games will be affected by the next partnerships between the two Japanese companies.
Have you played games from the SEGA AGES series? If yes, which? And what did you think? And which SEGA games will M2 play on soon? Tell us everything in the comments below.