Sega recently released its Management Meeting 2023 Presentation slides, shedding some light on the company’s plans to revive its classic franchises. The five confirmed revivals announced at The Game Awards are Crazy Taxi, Golden Axe, Jet Set Radio, Shinobi, and Streets of Rage. Until now, there had been very little information available about these revivals. However, with the release of the presentation slides, fans and enthusiasts finally have some new and exciting details to digest.
One of the slides in the Management Meeting presentation revealed new artwork and details for the five confirmed revivals. While the information presented is not groundbreaking, it provides fans with a glimpse into the future of Sega’s classic franchises. Each image serves as a summary or advertisement for the respective game, showcasing the direction Sega is taking with these revivals.
Let’s take a closer look at some of the interesting details revealed in the presentation:
Crazy Taxi: Innovative & Fresh Style Driving Action!
The iconic Crazy Taxi franchise will make a comeback with an innovative twist. The new game promises to deliver a cheerful feeling of freedom combined with a fusion of nature and city. Players can expect a new stage in the vibrant and lively Crazy City.
Golden Axe: Warriors Arise to Subdue the Demons!
Golden Axe, known for its epic battles, will once again take players on a thrilling adventure. The artwork suggests that the revival may explore the origins of the legendary battle axe. With a variety of attacks using swords and magic, players will face countless enemies in their quest to subdue the demons.
Jet Set Radio: Tokyo Street Open World
Fans of the rebellious Jet Set Radio series will be thrilled to discover that the new game is set in an open-world environment. Embracing the essence of the “counter-culture” movement, players will experience the freedom and excitement of rebelling against a suffocating society. With the ability to make friends, gain fans, and create a movement, Jet Set Radio promises to be an immersive and unique experience.
Shinobi: Slay the Enemies in the Silence of the Moment
The world of Shinobi, filled with monsters and ninja actions, will once again be at the center of an epic battle. Armed with the legendary sword, Oborozuki, players must slay evil to protect their clan and restore peace. The new Shinobi promises an intense and thrilling gameplay experience, where every moment of silence counts.
Streets of Rage: Revolution – Beloved Side-Scrolling Beat ‘Em Up
Streets of Rage: Revolution aims to revive the beloved side-scrolling beat ’em up action series. Players will take control of ex-officers as they fight to transform the city into a safe haven, free from the tyranny that once plagued its streets. While the exact details of the gameplay mechanics are still shrouded in mystery, fans of the series can look forward to another thrilling installment.
Although the presentation slides did not reveal specific information about platforms or developers, fans cannot help but speculate and dream about the possibilities. With the success of Sega’s recent releases on the Nintendo Switch, hopes are high that at least some of these revivals will find their way to Nintendo’s platform. Additionally, Sega has hinted at plans to revive other franchises, leaving fans pondering what other classic games they would like to see make a comeback.
Sega’s Management Meeting 2023 Presentation slides have given fans a glimpse into the future of the company’s classic franchises. While the new information provided may not be extensive, it has ignited excitement and anticipation among fans. With promises of innovative gameplay and new narratives, the revival of these beloved franchises holds the potential to reignite the nostalgia of gamers around the world. As we eagerly wait for further announcements, one question remains: Are you excited to see more of these games?