Sega has confirmed the lineup of titles across multiple platforms that it will have on display at the upcoming Games Convention in Leipzig, including the PlayStation 3 exclusive Full Auto 2: Battlelines
, and the newly renamed Sonic and the Secret Rings
for the Nintendo Wii.
The company today confirmed that it will have a total of eleven titles on hand at the annual event, which takes place from August 23-27, and will mark the first time many of the games have shown outside of last May's E3. Games scheduled to be playable at the event include Rome
sequel, Medieval II: Total War
for PC, as well as Sonic The Hedgehog
and Virtua Tennis 3
for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 2 action epic Yakuza
, which was scripted by noted Japanese novelist Hase Seishu, and was released last December in Japan to a positive critical reception.
The show will also mark the European premiere of titles such as PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, and PC MMORPG Phantasy Star Universe
, Sonic Rivals
for the PSP, and multiplatform licensed book and film adaptation, Charlotte's Web
Finally, the company will be showing a number of high profile next generation offerings behind closed doors, including Sega Rally
, Sonic The Hedgehog
, Virtua Tennis 3
, and the aforementioned Full Auto 2
for the PlayStation 3, as well as Sonic and the Secret Rings
(formerly Sonic Wildfire
) and Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz
for the Wii.
"The 2006 Games Convention is a perfect stage for our constantly growing line-up of unique games,” commented Sega Germany's marketing director Anusch Mahadjer. “Furthermore, our significantly increased presence in the Business Centre will allow us to present upcoming Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii highlights to trade and press representatives in a relaxed atmosphere."