We’re about a month away from Amusement Expo 2019, which means that we are bound to start hearing a little more about the games that will be there. Sega Amusements is the first company I’ve seen to promote their booth, so let’s discuss that briefly before sharing the press release.
For the headliner of the bunch, ATV Slam will be shown off in the US for the first time (excepting location tests). The game was first made playable to the industry at the EAG 2019 show in London in January; Sega is already taking orders for the game, so that means units should be shipping pretty close to Amusement Expo time. The press release mentions one detail I don’t recall hearing before, in that the game uses the “rubber banding” effect to help out poor players so that they have a chance in the race; we can also assume that the latest software for the game will be showcased. It also supports wind effects via air cannon and has a “live camera” system that works in the same manner as found with Daytona Championship USA. Here’s the official trailer that Sega released for it, in case you missed that previously:
Speaking of EAG, the AE2019 line-up sounds like it will mimic that pretty closely – House of the Dead Scarlet Dawn, Transformers: Shadows Rising, Daytona Championship USA standard, Target Bravo: Operation GHOST and Storm Racer G Deluxe. There is no mention of the new Super Deluxe Daytona model, but maybe it will be there as a little surprise.
The press release issued today just focuses on the video games, although Sega does tend to send out details regarding their sports game and redemption line-up some time afterwards. I’m certainly not going to complain about video games getting the spotlight first!
Amusement Expo International 2019 will be taking place in Las Vegas on March 26th-28th, with the trade show portion happening on the 27th & 28th. I’ll be there to check out the latest games and grab some video in the process. Now, onto the press release:
Sega Amusements International Ltd
42 Barwell Business Park
Tel: +44 (0) 208 391 8090
Tel: +1 847-364-9787
28th February 2019
SEGA – VIDEO GAMES GALORE AT AMUSEMENT EXPO!
Leading amusements manufacturer Sega is set to impress with a range of top performing video games on booth 201 at Amusements Expo. The show has become a key industry event and will be taking place on 26th to 27th March, in the North Hall 1 at the Las Vegas convention centre, Las Vegas, Nevada.
ATV Slam will be making its big US debut and with its impressive realistic quadbike on custom developed air cylinder-based motion platform, visitors will experience heart-pounding All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) racing like they have ever done before. ATV Slam sees players race to the finish line, using boost, avoiding obstacles, drifting and performing stunts. ATV Slam featuring razor-sharp console quality graphics on a huge 47” HD screen, air canons for wind effects, Live face detection cameras and clever “rubber-banding” that makes this game a ‘must experience’ at the show.
House of the Dead Scarlet Dawn is the quintessential zombie horror game you will not want to miss. Look out for the scary 3D moulded cabinet that gives a sense of zombies trying to escape. Cutting-edge ‘Unreal Engine 4’ game graphics technology brings all the zombies and environment to life in incredible detail and quality. Featuring high spec bass shaker, 5.1 channel surround sound, air cannon blasters, dedicated spot LED lights and immersive graphics on a massive 55” full HD screen, players will experience five-dimensional full body experience.
TRANSFORMERS Shadows Rising is a big blockbuster franchise action-packed, high energy new video game that attracts the family audience. Players team up with iconic characters Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Sideswipe, to battle their way across the world and stop evil Megatron’s plans. Brand new Hyperenergy Tech Lever adds an exciting feature to the gameplay. TRANSFORMERS Shadows Rising is presented in a sensational truck shaped cabinet with gorgeous chrome exhausts, big grill and lifelike Optimus Prime head that makes this game stand out in any location.
Sega will also feature its other top performing video games such as Target Bravo: Operation Ghost, a high-octane action adventure game with many tactical missions for players to complete. Daytona Championship USA in standard size cabinet and Strom Racer in deluxe Motion cabinet.
Don’t miss a chance to experience these great games and other leading redemption titles from Sega. Visit us on booth 201 at Amusements Expo International.
For further information contact Sega on +1 847-364-9787, email@example.com, or contact your Local Authorized Sega Distributor.
No unknown games here, and bad news for “ATV Slam”: I hate rubber band AI. The game should set the standards, not the players. Good game, but coward marketing decision. SEGA should let the operators judge about this by providing an AI game menu switch.
I don’t like rubber banding either; unfortunately, the games that do use it seem to perform the best (see: Cruis’n/FnF racing games) since that option appeals to the wider market of casual players :/
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