Welcome to another episode of The SEGA Lounge. This week, everyone's celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Yakuza series, as well as the release of Yakuza 5 in the West. But let's not forget Yakuza fansite Tojo HQ's third anniversary, ok?
Celebrating the 23rd anniversary of the release of Sonic the Hedgehog 2, we did another 'Memories' episode, featuring regular panelists Kopke and Awinnerwasyou. Join us as we reminisce and Donnie renames all the zones in both the 16-bit and 8-bit versions of the game.
Following up on last week's show, we have another Canada based, SEGA inspired band on The SEGA Lounge. Download the podcast to enjoy the conversation with Villainest's alleged "Chief SEGA Guy", James Harding, and listen to an exclusive first play of the single off the band's upcoming EP. Check out Villainest's music at http://villainest.bandcamp.com Keep up with the band on... - Website: http://villainest.com - Twitter: https://twitter.com/villainest - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/villainestmusic
The SEGA Lounge is open for business once more and we kick off the second half of season 2 with returning guests The Blast Processors. Join us as we talk about their new EP, "Chaos Rising", their creative process and just random stuff in general. Get "Chaos Rising" here: http://blastprocessors.bandcamp.com Follow The Blast Processors... ...on Twitter: http://twitter.com/blastprocessors ...on Facebook: http://facebook.com/blastprocessors ...on YouTube: http://youtube.com/theblastprocessors
This week on The SEGA Lounge, KC has a chat with Álvaro Prieto, of Bacu Bacu Games, a small Spanish company who has an ongoing Kickstarter campaign for their SEGA-inspired game Yum Yum Yummy. Find out more about the game and what classic SEGA puzzler inspired it. Check out the Kickstarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bacubacu/yum-yum-yummy You can find Bacu Bacu Games on... - Twitter: https://twitter.com/bacubacugames - Website: http://www.bacubacu.com
As the Shenmue III Kickstarter reaches its final hours, we welcome Cédric Biscay, co-producer of the game, to The SEGA Lounge. Find out more about his involvement with the project and why he's so sure Shenmue III will be such an amazing experience. Be sure to pledge to the Kickstarter project: http://bit.ly/saveshenmue Check out the MAGIC event website: http://www.magic-ip.com
On this week's show, we're joined by returning guest Sam Mullen and newcomers Aaron Webber and Sara Chan, all from SEGA of America. It's a serious, hard talking episode as you've come to expect from us and, well, from the guy that runs the Sonic the Hedgehog social media accounts.
As the hype for Shenmue III keeps building up, KC is joined this week by the lovely Lisle Wilkerson, the voice of such iconic Shenmue II characters as Joy, Xiuying and Yuan. Also known for being Sarah Bryant, from Virtua Fighter, and Gena, from Crazy Taxi, listen as she discuss some of her past and her feelings for the Shenmue community... I mean, "Shenmunity". Follow Lisle on... - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lisleweapon - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lisle.wilkerson
As our own way of celebrating Sonic's 24th birthday, this week's guest on The SEGA Lounge is James Booth, Assistant Producer at Hardlight Studio, who talked to Andy about his history with video games, the industry and Sonic Dash. A fun and informative episode, no doubt! Special thanks to Franck Sebastien, of SEGA of Europe, for his help!
Double the guests, double the fun! This week, we open the doors of our Lounge to Dex La Cabra, admin of NiGHTS into Dreams .com and DJ EAR, director of the Sound of The Sonic Stadium albums. Check out Dex's website: http://www.nightsintodreams.com To learn more about SoTSS15: Tropical Paradise, go to: - https://www.facebook.com/SoundofTSS - https://twitter.com/SoundofTSS - http://projects.sonicstadium.org/sound-of-tss-2015/
In anticipation for the upcoming SEGA X Capcom crossover "Worlds Unite" in both the Sonic and Mega Man Archie comics, KC and Donnie sit down with Ian Flynn, head writer for both series. Also, can he handle a game of SEGA Jeopardy!? Follow Ian on Twitter: www.twitter.com/IanFlynnBKC Go to his website: www.bumbleking.com Check out his Patreon project "Raiders of the Abyss": www.patreon.com/IanFlynnBKC
On the week the Saturn celebrated its 20th anniversary in North America, KC and Donnie were joined by TrackerTD, Köpke and Awinnerwasyou to discuss their favourite memories of SEGA's 32-bit console. They also picked some amazing tracks from Saturn games for you to enjoy! Follow our guests on Twitter: - TrackerTD - @Tracker_TD - Köpke - @Kopke - Awinnerwasyou - @Awinnerwasyou
For the third consecutive episode, we have a musical guest. And not just any guest. KC is joined by Dana Calitri, one of the singers of the original version of "Dreams Dreams", from NiGHTS into dreams...! Find out more about Dana's careers and listen to some of her more recent works as well as some acapella action... Check out Dana Calitri on http://www.danacalitri.com You can get Courage My Love's "Kerosene" here: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/kerosene-single/id968539332
Ladies and gentlemen, The SEGA Lounge proudly presents our interview/chat with the lovely and talented TJ Davis! Known in the community for her work in the soundtracks of Sonic R and Metropolis Street Racer, find out how she got involved with those projects and listen as TJ takes on a whole different kind of Challenge... Follow TJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/teresajanedavis
This week, KC sits down with the community's favourite Nerdcore rapper, Mister Wilson, as he talks about his history with SEGA, Sonic and rap music. He also takes on The SEGA Lounge Challenge: Roulette of SEGA Lyrics! Sign the "Donnie: Shut Up" petition here: https://www.change.org/p/donnie-shut-up Check out Mister Wilson on: - Twitter: https://twitter.com/_MisterWilson - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MisterWilsonMusic - Bandcamp page: https://misterwilson.bandcamp.com - YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/MisterWilsonTV