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VG247 gives you chance to own Mega Drive Ultimate Collection blue vinyl EP

Monday, 2 March 2009 13:50 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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VG247 and Sega have teamed up to give you a once in a lifetime opportunity to win a super-exclusive limited edition blue vinyl EP and fuck-busting Sega games music.

When we say “teamed up,” we mean Sega sent us one automatically. Just for the sake of clarity.

The record’s been made to celebrate the launch of Mega Drive Ultimate Collection for PS3 and 360. The disc you’re playing for, user, is number 3,232. Get some pictures of it after the break.

How to win it? Simple. Tell us why you deserve to be part of Sega history in the comments below. Best one wins the record and a retail copy of the game on the format of your choice.

We’ll tell you who’s got it next Monday.

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47 Comments

  1. Retroid

    Because I told UKResistance about another blue LP Sega did and they called me RuPaul as thanks.

    ^__________^

    #1 6 years ago
  2. Syrok

    I own a record player. :)

    #2 6 years ago
  3. Patrick Garratt

    Added some shots :)

    #3 6 years ago
  4. Blerk

    I deserve to win it because I really don’t like Sega very much. They’ve done about five good games in their entire lifetime. And the Dreamcast was shit.

    So it’d be, like, the ultimate irony if I won. Right? :-D

    #4 6 years ago
  5. Patrick Garratt

    haha :D

    #5 6 years ago
  6. Tf53

    I own two record players. Plus, blue vinyl is my favorite color. I refuse to buy any other type of pants.

    #6 6 years ago
  7. Tiger Walts

    I deserve it because it’d look nice in our games room which also has a stereo with a turntable in it. And I have ears with which to listen to it. And I’m alive too, which also aids the listening process.

    #7 6 years ago
  8. wz

    I started playing videogames on a Master System, when I was about 6 years old, and the Mega Drive was the christmas gift I never received ;(

    *crickets*

    #8 6 years ago
  9. Madgame

    If I were to be the candidate of choice I would make love to the vinyl everyday. I would NEVER cheat on it either (honest).

    Just for the ‘record’, I already own the game so you could give that away to another faithful VG247 reader!

    #9 6 years ago
  10. locus2k1

    Because I need something to comfort me when my hopes for the next sonic game being good are once again shattered.

    Prove me wrong Sonic and the Black Knight… please prove me wrong.

    #10 6 years ago
  11. ecu

    Because I turn blue every time a new 3D Sonic game is announced.

    #11 6 years ago
  12. portaprima

    I want this very bad! I suppose it can get fairly valuable on eBay.. Or am I wrong? Sega… Arn’t those the guys that make Total War? ;)

    #12 6 years ago
  13. portaprima

    @Madgame

    “Just for the ‘record’, I already own the game so you could give that away to another faithful VG247 reader” – I’m gonna cry! Give it to her! (him?)

    #13 6 years ago
  14. Tonka

    I deserve to win it because I just played the horrible, horrible, horrible SONIC demo on the 360.

    This would be a nice way to say “Listen, we are truly sorry about our poor SONIC games. Please accept this blue vinyl EP as an apology”.

    #14 6 years ago
  15. G1GAHURTZ

    I deserve to win it, because I was once working on a new IP at a small start up company and SEGA had agreed to publish it.

    Then on the exact day that we were due to go into full production, they decided to pull the plug, causing me a lot of stress while we looked for a new publisher or project to work on.

    So they OWE me!

    Big time!

    #15 6 years ago
  16. Doomsayer

    Cause im the last Sega Fanboi standing ;) Shame on you Nintendo, MS and Sony….

    #16 6 years ago
  17. Heitzu

    I deserve to win because I really wish I had something that I could call a true gaming collectable and would cherish it forever.

    Oh and I’d really like to win something for a change…

    #17 6 years ago
  18. Spiral

    I should go down in Sega history because I killed the Dreamcast. Yes, me personally. Because the Saturn was better. Mwah ha ha.

    #18 6 years ago
  19. Johnny Cullen

    I wanna win it because I always wanted to snap a vinyl in two in front of my 36 year old die hard Sega fanboy brother so he can cry as I do it in front of him while I tell him Mario is better then Sonic (old gen, not todays Sonic) and why the Dreamcast was so incredibly shit, it made even Sega turn in disgust towards it and disown the console and the hardware business.

    Oh and to tell him Jet Set Radio & Space Channel 5 are balls!

    :p :D

    #19 6 years ago
  20. Syrok

    I’m young enough to say with absolute certainty that I’ve never listened to a single song of that EP, not to mention that I never even played a game that is on that collection.

    /makes everyone feel old

    #20 6 years ago
  21. ChrisPilote

    Because Sega didn’t give me Shenmue 3…

    #21 6 years ago
  22. trav

    Sega owe me this just for the fact I brought Sonic The Hedgehog on Xbox 360 AND I still have it sitting in between all the the other Xbox 360. It is Gears of War and Call of Duty’s bitch as they sometimes take Sonic outside and punch him in the stomach to make sure he knows who’s the boss. Sort of like what a new Sonic game does everytime they release a new one.

    *sigh*

    I’m sorry, what were we talking about again?

    #22 6 years ago
  23. DrAmir

    lol

    #23 6 years ago
  24. Hunam

    No thanks, SEGA suck the cock of goats.

    #24 6 years ago
  25. Johnny Cullen

    :O

    Thats blasphomy, Hun!

    They have made some great games when they aren’t trying to get Sonic to cum some more.

    Valkyria Chronicles and Yakuza stand out, particuarly VC, one of my favourite games from last year, easily top 3.

    #25 6 years ago
  26. Predator

    I deserve it because I have been a Sega fan ever since I first played on the Master System, from owning the Master System I have had the Mega Drive, Game Gear, Mega Drive CD, 32X, Sega Saturn and then my favourite console of all time the Dreamcast, Shenmue is one of my all time favourite games as well as Sonic Adventures on Dreamcast, I had my first online experience with Sega through Chu Chu Rocket (oh the fun!) If you are going to give this to someone that has stuck by Sega through thick and thin and has supported them from a young child then hopefully you consider me.

    #26 6 years ago
  27. Roybott

    I deserve to be part of Sega history becuase while I may not be blue, I am short and… well that’s it!

    #27 6 years ago
  28. Hunam

    Yeah, but they cancelled Aliens RPG and caused some trouble and job loss over at Obsidian, this is an instant deal breaker to me.

    #28 6 years ago
  29. scuz

    i once went into the barbers and asked for a haircut like sonic

    the hair dresser obliged after my mum told her “he’ll regret it in a week, teach him a lesson yeah?”

    #29 6 years ago
  30. Madgame

    @portaprima:

    Wat?

    I’m just saying I’m a vinyl junkie(and VG junkie) and only really care about the record. I already own the game so if I were to win I would only want the record; I would request the game be given to another…that way 2 people win instead of one.

    #30 6 years ago
  31. Hero of Canton

    I deserve it because I actually have a vinyl collection, which is something of a rarity in this day and age. And because my favourite colour is the blue of a Sega sky.

    #31 6 years ago
  32. Rock_Me_Amadeus

    Because I wasted money on the Mega CD, Night Trap and Road Avenger :-(

    #32 6 years ago
  33. Yoshi

    To win, i deserve, because yoda i can talk like ;)

    TRANSLATED
    I deserve, to win, because i can talk like yoda :P

    #33 6 years ago
  34. capitan_mosca

    I deserve it because my ringtone and mobile phone wallpaper are ALWAYS sega-themed. Last one was the castle music from Alex Kidd in Miracle World, and now I’m with Green Hill Zone

    :)

    oh, and I can play vinyls so it won’t be unheard

    #34 6 years ago
  35. Shatner

    Rock_Me_Amadeusdeservestowinlol

    #35 6 years ago
  36. captaineurogamer

    I have already got the game, So I dont want it. But seriously this is game of the year material.

    #36 6 years ago
  37. DJCarlos

    ‘cos I’m itchin’ for some scratchin’…..blud.

    #37 6 years ago
  38. bytemap

    No offense, Sega was a tried and true classic gaming machine. I still have mines and play it on occasions, Sonic Spinball anyone?

    However, to say someone deserves it more than the other…nah, just close your eyes and randomly pick I say. :D Have fun everyone ^_^

    #38 6 years ago
  39. bytemap

    OOops, I meant the Genesis when I said Sega. lol

    #39 6 years ago
  40. Trivi4l

    I deserve it because I own the 32x and the CD on 1 genesis and I actually played games on it even the dreaded Sewer Shark.

    Looks like its just fucking leaching and having buttsechs with the Genesis

    #40 6 years ago
  41. theevilaires

    I deserve to win it because everyone hates me :P plus i would just send it back to you because i don’t care for vinyl. Long live Betamax, Atrac, and Magneto Optical Discs :P

    #41 6 years ago
  42. reask

    I deserve it because I just do. :)

    #42 6 years ago
  43. reask

    Group hug for tea. :)

    #43 6 years ago
  44. theevilaires

    no group hugs just let me sleep with your girlfriends and/or wives :P just kidding

    #44 6 years ago
  45. VIP0R

    I deserve it because its the credit crunch!

    I can only listen to vinyl now ive sold all my gadgets to pay the bills, its the only new Release for vinyl too!

    Plus I love Retro Gamer Swag! =D

    #45 6 years ago
  46. Slitzkin

    I deserve the it because I’m the only person who took the time to write a poem!

    Mario is Red,
    Sonic is Blue,
    Sega are sweet;
    And so are you!

    #46 6 years ago
  47. crackdude

    My whole life is Sega. My first videogame expirience was Sonic followed by Super Hang-On when I was 2yo. I got my Mega Drive when I was 5yo. Until I was 10, I always pulled my hair back and said I looked “like Knuckles now”. When I was 7 I got a Sonic light lamp, which I still have in my room shining brightly after a decade (funny how it lasted longer than Sonic O_o). My favourite band is Crush 40. My dream is to have a Daytona USA arcade machine in my room. I still sleep with my Sonic-themed shorts. I skipped a math exam once just to play House of the Dead 2 at a friend’s house. The first word I wrote was SEGA. Second was Sonic.

    But even besides all of this, I want to win this vinyl to give it as a gift to my best friend. He knows how much it means to me if I win it. Unfortunatelly, I don’t have any money to buy one off eBay or such =(

    I just love to think that.. if Sega is the history of my life and owner of a piece of me, I would love to make part of Sega’s history too. If only by owning this little bit of it.

    So please vg247, make me win this =)

    #47 6 years ago

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    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]

  • Halo: MCC “a black eye for us,” Halo 5 won’t suffer the same fate, says franchise director

    The development of Halo: The Master Chief Collection was of an “outrageous complexity,” which was one of the reasons it suffered a horrible launch. None of that will happen with Halo 5: Guardians, according to Frank O’Connor. Frank O’Connor, Halo franchise development director opened up to Xbox Achievements about the difficult task of developing The […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: weapon Reforging explained

    When House of Wolves drops in a couple of weeks, you’ll be able to change the stats of some in-game weapons. This process is called ‘Reforging’. Alex goes over all the details Bungie revealed about the new Reforging system. This covers the materials you need, the weapons that can be reforged and much more. Make […]

  • GTA 5 PC: control the in-game phone with your iPhone using this mod

    GTA 5′s latest mod lets you control the in-game phone with your real-life iPhone. Reddit user Planetleak wanted to see if he would succeed in getting his iPhone to control the phone in GTA 5. He did it and has a video to prove it. It’s not a mod per-se, but it emulates mouse and […]

  • SoulCalibur dev wants to know fans’ favourite characters for “something huge”

    SoulCalibur developers are probably working on a new game, because they’re asking fans to vote on their favourite characters. Project Soul, the longtime developer of the SoulCalibur series is soliciting feedback on fans’ favourite characters. The developer said as much in a post on its Facebook page. “Calling all SoulCalibur Fans! Project Soul would like […]

  • Jason Voorhees doesn’t look out of place in new Mortal Kombat X trailer

    Jason Voorhees comes to Mortal Kombat X starting tomorrow and it’s time to celebrate his arrival. Jason Voorhees, the first DLC character for Mortal Kombat X has been given the trailer treatment. Jason is part of the game’s Kombat Pack, owners of which can start using him tomorrow, May 5. Being an iconic horror character, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Dragonslayer DLC announced, free to all this week

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is getting a multiplayer expansion this week. BioWare has announced that all owners of Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a new multiplayer expansion, for free. The expansion is called Dragonslayer and it’s centred around fighting dragons, hence the name. Three new playable characters will join the roster as you explore an all-new […]

  • Sonder is still happening, and this is the best news of the week

    Sonder is a really interesting-looking new indie adventure, which I am quite excited to remember exists. We first heard about Sonder in late 2013, when its debut trailer introduced us to a Kamai Media’s ambitious vision. In the intervening months Kamai has been hard at work on its space station management sim slash non-linear narrative […]

  • Twitter axes playable Internet Archive embeds

    The dream has died: Twitter has disabled Internet Archive game embeds. Remember how for a few days you could tweet a link to an a game on the Internet Archive and it was playable direct from that tweet? Well, Twitter has cancelled that. All those tweets now just show links. GamesIndustry suspects it has something […]

  • Lords of the Fallen, Divinity: Original Sin developers will reveal new games at E3 2015

    Lords of the Fallen developer Deck13 and Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios have new projects in the works which will be revealed at E3 2015. Publisher Focus Home Interactive is behind both new games. In a French press release [PDF] spotted by RPG Codex, Focus said it will show off the two unrevealed titles […]

  • Rare game announce expected at E3 2015

    Rare’s new game will be shown off at E3 2015, apparently. Rare hasn’t announced a reveal, and neither has Microsoft, but it looks like the news has slipped out anyway. IGN cites a tweet from Rare creative director Simon Woodroffe in which he says that a new project from Rare designer Gregg Mayles will be […]

  • Batgirl expansion included in $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass

    Here’s what you get in the $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass. Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass was announced last week, but apart from the news that it would cost a whopping $40/£33, we didn’t get many details of what it would include. Thankfully, Warner Bros. has since acknowledged the clamour this caused, as players […]

  • Star Wars Day Xbox sale discounts Force Unleashed, Lego games

    Star Wars Day is upon us, and here’s an Xbox sale to mark it. Microsoft is offering discounts on Xbox 360 games to celebrate May 4. From my desk here in Australia the sale is a bit light on content – two Lego games, plus The Force Unleashed and its DLC packs. Your mileage may […]

  • Here’s hoping this tease means we see Mass Effect at E3 2015

    Mass Effect boss Mike Gamble has shared a teaser image, which we’re more than happy to draw speculative conclusions from. The new Mass Effect game in the works at BioWare Edmonton is a mysterious beast. Judging by how long it’s been in development, it feels like we’re about due for a proper reveal, to clear […]

  • Watch almost a whole hour of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is almost here. Are you ready for old-school shooter action? Wolfenstein: The Old Blood publisher Bethesda livestreamed almost an hour of the Machine Games shooter recently, and has now uploaded the archive to YouTube. Check it out below: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood launches digitally on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on […]

  • Splatoon lacks voice chat to promote a positive online experience

    Nintendo’s multiplayer game Splatoon will not contain a voice chat option in order to “focus on the positive aspects” of online gaming. Speaking in the latest issue of Edge magazine (thanks, GamesRadar), Splatoon co-director Yusuke Amano said personal experience with negativity in online voice chat was one of the main reasons for excluding the feature. […]

  • D4 on PC: differences from Xbox One version, system specs announced

    D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Season 1 is coming to PC, and Access Games has provided a list of features different from the Xbox One version. We’ve pulled most of the changes off the game’s website and posted them below, along with the PC specs. D4 on PC Kinect gesture input controls replaced with […]

  • The Megalodon returns to Battlefield 4 with the latest CTE patch

    The Megalodon Easter Egg in Battlefield 4 may have been removed earlier this year from Naval Strike, but it has since resurfaced on the CTE with the latest patch. I’d make a Jaws reference, but it’s been done to death. The shark is shown in the video on the Paracel Storm map which was where […]

  • Survival horror game Kodoku has a new work-in-progress trailer

    Kodoku, the survival horror title from Carnivore Studio, has a new work-in-progress video available, showing you how the game is coming along. Announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita back in 2013, the game is slated for release sometime this year, and tasks the player with avoiding mythical Japanese ghosts using only magic and stealth. Thanks, […]

  • Current HoloLens prototype has noticeably “tighter” FoV compared to January build

    Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens is still very much in the prototype stage, according to various reports out of the Build Conference. Microsoft hasn’t discussed technical specs with the press yet as nothing is set in stone, but during a hands-on at Build, Ars Technica noticed the prototypes had a “x86 processor, 2GB RAM, 802.11ac […]

  • Silent Hills petition asking Konami to continue development has over 50,000 signatures

    A petition to save the Silent Hills game has been formed by fans in the hopes Konami will change its mind and bring the collaboration with Guillermo del Toro back from the dead. Konami confirmed on Monday the Silent Hill remake from film director Del Toro and Metal Gear’s Hideo Kojima had been cancelled, but […]

  • Attack on Titan has a US release date, title changed in EU over copyright claim

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be released under a different title in Europe, according to the publisher, and while a release date has been set for North America, the same cannot be said for fans across the pond. According to Atlus, a copyright claim in Europe has forced the company to publish the […]

  • Yooka-Laylee meets final Kickstarter Stretch Goal in less than 24 hours

    The Kickstarter for Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee sailed beyond its final £1 million ($1.5 million) Stretch Goal overnight, which will allow for a simultaneous release on all announced platforms. Once funded, Yooka-Laylee was slated for release on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and Xbox One; however, a simultaneous release on all platforms wasn’t guaranteed unless […]

  • Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, but not by much

    Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, according to an announcement from Roll7. Not to worry though, it’s only by a week. According to the developer, the delay is due to “having undergone super-secret upgrades to crank shit up to 60fps.” The extra week will provide the additional time needed for tweaking […]

  • Assassin’s Creed, The Crew, Far Cry 4, other Ubisoft titles on sale through the Humble Store

    Ubisoft has put a number of its games on sale through the Humble Store. Franchises Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry are on discount as are single release titles. The list of games on sale are below. For pricing in your region, head over to the Humble Store. Anno 2070 Complete Edition Assassin’s Creed 3 Assassin’s […]

  • Payday 2: Repeater rifle, Peacemaker pistol introduced with The Butcher’s Western Pack

    Overkill Software released the 21st DLC pack for Payday 2 yesterday, titled The Butcher’s Western Pack. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and other digital distribution channels. “For our 21st DLC we go back in time to visit the Wild West and the arsenal it was known for,” said the developers. “With it we’re introducing […]

  • The Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter just launched and has already met its funding goal

    Playtonic Games launched the Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee at 5pm UK, and in just over 30 minutes it already hit its $270,000 funding goal. You can watch the funding counter continue to roll over through the link. Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer where the characters use special moves such as Yooka’s tongue grapple and Laylee’s […]

  • Batch of hi-res Persona 5 screenshots released by PlayStation Japan

    A set of screenshots have been released for Persona 5, and while you’ve seen these before in magazines and on the official website, these are high-res versions. Some will even look familiar to those who watched the first gameplay trailer back in February. The shots were posted over on the PlayStation Japan Persona 5 game […]

  • Is Alien: Isolation getting HTC Vive support?

    Placeholder images for SteamVR icons have been found and it looks like there may be support for Alien: Isolation, so if you enjoy soiling yourself, get psyched! NeoGAF members found a thread on Reddit, where a little rooting around in a Steam directory unearthed the images. The list includes both games and apps, and as […]

  • Xbox Live multiplayer is free this weekend on Xbox 360

    Xbox 360 players in all Xbox Live regions can play multiplayer online for free this weekend. If you are a Silver member, this means you are Golden from May 1-3 and can play multiple games online with your buddies. All you have to do is log-in to Xbox Live.

  • Assassin’s Creed actor Michael Fassbender confirms film production starts September

    The Assassin’s Creed movie will start production this fall, actor Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 300, X-Men:First Class) as confirmed. Speaking with ComingSoon.net, Fassbender said filming will start in September, which is inline with Ubisoft’s announcement in February. The actor will star in the film alongside Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, both reuniting with their MacBeth director Justin […]

  • Eve Online boss states VR won’t be as big as we think next year

    I don’t think I’m the only one who wants VR to hurry up and manifest into a Sword Art Online-esque reality. Unfortunately, the chief executive officer at the studio behind Eve Online doesn’t think that will be happening any time soon. Talking to Venture Beat, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson touched on his excitement at the prospects […]

  • The Last of Us: Left Behind goes standalone in May on PS3, PS4

    Naughty Dog has announced that The Last of US DLC Left Behind will be released as a standalone experience next month. It can be purchased for both PlayStation 3 and PS4 through the PS Store and a two-hour demo of the Factions multiplayer will also be made available. “The Left Behind standalone game will have […]