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Press release: 1997-04-30: Sega's ''Fighters Megamix'' hits Blockbuster stores early

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Language: English
Original source: The Free Library


REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 30, 1997--Sega of America Wednesday announced the early arrival of its greatest fighting game of all time, ''Fighters Megamix'' for the Sega Saturn, at Blockbuster Entertainment stores nationwide.

An exclusive for Blockbuster customers, ''Fighters Megamix'' will be available for rent Friday, May 2, 11 days before the game ships to retail stores May 13.

Combining all of the fighters from Sega's world-renowned ''Virtua Fighter 2'' and the latest arcade favorite, ''Fighting Vipers,'' plus 10 hidden bonus characters, this game is a must-have for fighting-game lovers.

''Fighters Megamix'' offers fast-action combinations, special moves from both games, 32 huge fighting arenas and revolutionary new moves from ''Virtua Fighter 3.'' ''Fighters Megamix'' will be available nationwide for the Sega Saturn on Tuesday, May 13, for a suggested retail price of $49.99.

Sega of America is the arm of Tokyo-based Sega Enterprises Ltd. responsible for the development, marketing and distribution of Sega videogame systems and videogames in the Americas.

Sega Enterprises is a nearly $3.6 billion company recognized as the industry leader in interactive digital entertainment media, and is the only company that offers interactive entertainment experiences both inside and outside the home. Sega of America's World Wide Web site is located at http://www.sega.com

CONTACT: Sega of America

Angela Edwards, 415/802-3908
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