Christmas Comes Early for Japan as Three Sonic Team Games Release

Christmas has come, in more ways than one! Not only is it literally Christmas in a couple days time, but Sonic Team has also figuratively brought the festivities to Japanese fans by releasing not one, not two, but three games this past week!

The Gamecube version of Sonic Adventure 2 (subtitled Battle), as well as the blue blur’s very first original outing on non-SEGA platforms (Sonic Advance), hit game stores across Japan on December 20. Also tagging along for the ride was the PC release of addictive online RPG, Phantasy Star Online.

SEGA’s official Japanese website was updated to celebrate the new launches, as well as to tease a little quirky title called Rez… wonder what that’s all about? You can see the news story on’s website¬†by clicking here.

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