Month: July 2016

Sega Opens Zero Latency VR Attraction In Tokyo; Signals Up-And-Coming FEC Trend

“TOKYO — Virtual Reality startup Zero Latency is joining forces with Sega Japan and its Sega Live Creation subsidiary to create a hi-tech entertainment facility in Tokyo. The new attraction, which is opening in the Joypolis family entertainment center, in time for its 20th anniversary, will be a permanent fixture at the Tokyo venue.”

Full Article – Vending Times Inc.

– Brian Holzhauer


Sega signs with daifuku



GennyRT can this morning exclusively reveal that Sega has signed a contract with Daifuku co., Ltd.

The Daifuku Group is the world’s leading materials handling company.

Sega shall be utilizing Daifuku for the global rollout of it’s next generation console; the SEGA CYCLONE.

– Zach Morris

sega selects arm



GennyRT can today exclusively reveal that Sega has chosen ARM to provide the CPU for it’s next generation digital download based console; the SEGA CYCLONE.

Sega shall be utilizing a 64-bit version of the ARM architecture.

More as we get it.

– Zach Morris

Attractions Adventures – ‘Sega Joypolis Tour’ – July 8, 2016

“This week on Attractions Adventures we join Matthew as he explores Shanghai’s Sega Joypolis.

Sega Joypolis is an amusement park located on the top two floors of a mall. Located across the street from the Jinshajiang Road metro stop on Line 4. This amusement park features a wide variety of games and simulators. Due to the sensitive nature of some of the games and their environments, filming of said games is prohibited.”

Source – Attractions MAGAZINE

– Brian Holzhauer

Made in Japan: Special Edition R360 – The New Arcade Frontier

“It is not a surprise that Sega has always manufactured and introduced in the arcade industry many unique and avant-garde games, as well as advanced technology in its coin-ops that masterfully mix the art of the video game with immersive, hydraulic, Taikan-built cabinets.

This time though the house of Sonic has surpassed itself and has gone even further compared to its most advanced coin-op in terms of mechanics. Indeed, it is probably the most radical tech jump in more than 20 years: we are talking, of course, about the futuristic and brand new R360 arcade system.”

Full Article – T3

– Brian Holzhauer

Sega prototyping two separate designs for next generation



Earlier in the week we broke news that Sega had cut a deal with imagination technologies to provide the graphics processor for the Sega Cyclone.

This morning we have received word that Sega is in fact prototyping two separate systems for internal evaluation. One utilizing a PowerVR chip and the other using a chip by Korean company SiliconArts.

Sega is investigating both designs to see which offers best bang for buck.

More soon.

– Zach Morris

world exclusive : first details sega cyclone

Today GennyRT can exclusively reveal that Sega has cut a deal with Imagination Technologies to provide the graphics processor for it’s next generation console; the Sega Cyclone.

We can also reveal that the new hardware from Sega is set for launch in time for holiday season 2017 with a price tag of sub $250.

The console shall forego physical discs and instead be a digital download based console.

More as and when we get it.

– Zach Morris