So SEGA is ‘streamlining’ its operations and getting out of consoles. It must survive – however does this imply the top for this legendary gaming model?
SEGA’s San Francisco workplaces are to be shut down and in Japan workers are being provided early retirement. This model is dropping it is contact even additional. Yes it is going purely into cellular and PC, however it has no the place to show now besides to impress players with nice gaming content material. It has to place up battle and it might probably solely do that in a method. Acting as an innovator and being inventive.
That’s what we knew SEGA to be within the late 80s and 90s. The model all of us liked and revered. Yes, that they had their faults however think about what the well-known unique San Francisco workplace put out prior to now. It was the place of the launch of the Dreamcast together with the wonderful Shenmue and different leading edge titles. It generally lacked the precise advertising and marketing strategy and push – however they made issues occur. This workplace is now the house of cellular video games firm Zynga.
So Mobile & PC is their future – and no AAA titles coming your approach. Console gaming from SEGA is not any extra. Mobile is particularly a development space for gaming that SEGA wish to capitalize on – they cannot afford any dangers as a enterprise, however for us nonetheless want to understand the video games want to face out and be inventive. If they make some cracking PC titles they may stand an opportunity too however its all to play for with being robust, playful and enjoyable – all of the values SEGA stood for prior to now.
Merchandising too will likely be a spotlight – that sort of is sensible with among the well-known manufacturers, however once more we would like not the identical outdated plushies 12 months after 12 months. Give us some thrilling gear SEGA! You know you are able to do it and we as players deserve it.
And please…no Sonic Boom repeats…Bring again the great days of nice video games SEGA.