E3 06: Sega unveils E3 games

Next-gen gets rolling with Sonic on PS3, Xbox 360, Monkey Ball on Wii; others include Chromehouds, The Club, Full Auto 2.

Sega has been taking an interesting approach to this year's E3, choosing to trickle out its game announcements rather than bombard gamers with a full list. The "Road to E3," as Sega calls it, continued today with the announcement of The Club, an Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 title.

Even though there's still some road to travel for Sega, the publisher has announced its lineup of games that will be featured at E3. However, there are still three more surprises in store, the company says, likely to be announced next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

For now, Sega appears to be concentrating on the next generation, with titles like Chromehounds (Xbox 360), Full Auto 2: Battlelines (PS3), Sega Rally Revo (PS3, Xbox 360), and Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz (Wii).

The biggest splash features Sega's most iconic character, Sonic the Hedgehog, as he makes his next-gen debut on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. For his 15th birthday, the speedy critter will star in Sonic the Hedgehog, the first Sonic game to be set in "a human world."

A partial list of Sega's E3 lineup, with release dates, is below:

Chromehounds (Xbox 360)--summer 2006
The Club (Working title, PS3, 360)--summer 2007
Full Auto 2: Battlelines (PS3)--November 2006
Medieval II: Total War (PC)--November 2006
Phantasy Star Universe (PS2, Xbox 360, PC)--fall 2006
Sega Rally Revo (PS3, Xbox 360)--spring 2007
Sonic Rivals (PSP)--fall 2006
Sonic The Hedgehog (PS3, Xbox 360)--fall 2006
Super Monkey Ball Adventure (PS2, GC, PSP)--July 2006
Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz (Wii)--fall 2006
Virtua Tennis 3 (PS3)--spring 2007
World Pool Championship 2007 (PS2, PSP)--September 2006
Yakuza (PS2)--September 2006

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Discussion

155 comments
jesus_knight
jesus_knight

whoa!!! another monkey ball for the wii nice!

_Sam_
_Sam_

blueshef - they couldn't compete with nintendo, microsoft, and sony

blueshef
blueshef

why doesnt sega make a next-gen game system?

jeff003
jeff003

Lets hope they show the incredible hulk game that is based on the movie next year.There isn't harldy any info on it.

s0njas0n
s0njas0n

this is a really old article... anyway, some of these games were good...

DarkSan00
DarkSan00

yay! SEGA SUCKS, or at least for me

revelations
revelations

Did no one actually read this article?!? "I cant wait for Sonic" Well you don't have to because it's out right now!!!!! Goofs :P

chewyblack
chewyblack

I wanna see The House of The dead 4

gertish
gertish

Neat! I clicked some link and I'm here!

Freer
Freer

omg, they come out with Yakuza for the PS2 NOW?!?? It's been how many years.... Looking forward to the new Sonic game though.

DrkSnpr14
DrkSnpr14

SEGA still owns, can't wait to play that new Sonic. Looks insane

ewjim
ewjim

Even one Yakuza game is enough! Keep it up SEGA! ;)

foofightersrule
foofightersrule

Can't wait for PSU, hopefully it returns to the greatness of PSO

elliot_
elliot_

And sega will rise again stronger than never... I want to see sonic ready:D

thatguytony
thatguytony

What I don't get it the logic behind making Full Auto 2 a PS3 exclusive. The original fans of the game played the first one on the 360. You'd think that if they were going to do a sequel they'd put it on the same console as the original. Way to screw fans of the original, Sega.

acu02151
acu02151

So the Wii will be out in the Fall acording to sega, well here is me keeping my fingers crossed

Units420
Units420

I would be stoked if a new NIGHTS game is one of those suprises. And also Panzer Dragoon

mezonesxbox
mezonesxbox

WE NEED SHENMUE 3!! GO XBOX 360>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

johnathan111
johnathan111

sonic in a human world, what are they doing?

Sandman100
Sandman100

The Club sound interesting. Looks like another GTA type style game.

Sandman100
Sandman100

Sound Cool. Sound Like Sega still has some surprises left.

Mariofan1314
Mariofan1314

Sonic The Hedgehog and Full Auto 2 that sound so awesome!!!!

Nonfaith
Nonfaith

Gee, a Sonic game from Sega. No suprise there.

guslan
guslan

whre are this games?: sonic rush 2 (ds) shenmue 3 (360) virtua fighter 5(360)

Max_Fischer
Max_Fischer

Football Manager is coming out, it's not a very E3 type big game, so why show it? Also, just to clarify--VT3 is on 360, either they're only showing the PS3 version or it was just an article mixup...

stcybrd1
stcybrd1

I'm preyin' for Shenmue 3

Link_026
Link_026

Arg wheres the Sonic for Wii??? I could care less about Super Monkey Ball, The first 2 were ok but now, come on

DJ_ranch
DJ_ranch

PS3 Full Auto will be great!

retsub101
retsub101

WHAT! Virtua Tennis 3 only on PS3..... NOOOOOOOOOO! The only thing worse than that is sega not releasing the new sonic game on Wii, wait a sec..... NOOOOOOOOO!

juvinwo1
juvinwo1

great games, once again sega is the best!!!

faridmon
faridmon

and where is the next gen Tenchu game? and what about Tenchu Ds? that list is odd, no nintendo support, crappy games (beside yakuza and sonic), no footballmanager and no games that came out in japan and i thought they will bring it here. Sega is odd.

faridmon
faridmon

you know, segas multiplatfor games sell best on gamcube, just look at sonic riders last week, why aren't they support Gamcube, Ds and the mighty Wii, (and dont tell me that gamecube is dead, cuz if its sega product it wiil sell) i think they don't want a profit, Sega; - SCREW you.

ninjai18
ninjai18

Meh, no Shenmue 3. Couldn't care less about those other crap games.

nehe
nehe

So virtua tennis wont be on the 360 well that sucks. I was looking forward to this game. Sega made a bad move.

dhmy2kgto
dhmy2kgto

hmmm... nothing much really....

unknown_hero
unknown_hero

whats the dealyo with full auto 2 only for ps3?

Tamashii_Sensei
Tamashii_Sensei

"Sonic for the ps3 and x-box 360, but not for wii? oh well... sega has a pretty solid lineup, and i am looking forward to more games" Sega also has a Sonic game in development for the Wii that's exclusive to that system. It's supposed to be completely different from the PS3/Xbox 360 game, so... we'll see.

sharder1234
sharder1234

Medieval II: Total War (PC)--November 2006 Best game on that list.

Flimsyfishy
Flimsyfishy

Sonic for the ps3 and x-box 360, but not for wii? oh well... sega has a pretty solid lineup, and i am looking forward to more games

Khimarhi
Khimarhi

i am getting kind of tired about people wanting to see shenmue 3.. hasn't it already been confirmed that there will be no shenmue 3?