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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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    Sony is offering a 10% discount coupon to anyone looking to buy games on PlayStation Store this weekend. Sony’s latest discount coupon code is here. You’ll receive 10% off your cart total when buying from the PSN Store. The offer is not valid on purchases made on PS Vita, PlayStation TV, PSP, or in-game stores. […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade path announced, system specs revealed

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will offer returning customers a chance to upgrade at a discounted price. Those who already own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and are interested in picking up the Scholar of the First Sin edition will be happy to know that publisher Bandai Namco is offering them an […]

  • Bloodborne: this is what happens when you have 40 Insight

    Insight is one of the currencies in Bloodborne, but it’s also a mechanic that affects the gameplay. There are MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so turn back now or one of Bloodborne’s gameplay mechanics will be SPOILED for you. Just like Blood Echoes in Bloodborne, Insight is used to purchase certain items from vendors in the game. […]

  • Phase two of Xbox One April update brings voice messages, dedicated servers for party chat, more

    The second phase of the April update for Xbox One is now open to members of the Preview programme and and it looks like there are even more features in store. Phase one of Xbox One’s April firmware update started a few days ago with improvements to party chat and achievements notifications. Today, phase two […]

  • GTA 5′s graphical “downgrade” is a bug, will be fixed in upcoming patch

    As of patch 1.8 for GTA 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a few graphical issues have cropped up leading some to believe there has been a stealth downgrade to the game’s overall graphics. Over the past couple of days, Reddit went nuts over a video showing what appears to be a downgrade to […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for March 27, 28 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at The Tower in Destiny to rid you of your Strange Coins. Xur: Agent of the Nine has once again made it to Destiny’s Tower to sell you Exotic weapons and gear in exchange for Strange Coins and Motes of Light. For this weekend, Xur can be found […]

  • Destiny vault space upgrade will have enough room for every Exotic

    Destiny is finally getting the vault space upgrade players have been begging for almost since launch week. Destiny players can currently use vault space to store 20 pieces of amour, 20 weapons and 20 general item stacks. In the latest Bungle Weekly Update, the developer revealed that as of patch 1.1.2, due before House of […]

  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

    Sony will be ending service for Destiny of Spirits starting next month, Sony has announced. The free-to-play Destiny of Spirits was released in late March 2014 on Vita, and tasked players with collecting supernatural forces appropriate to their geographical location, and then trading them with others online. Gravity Rush spirits were added to the game […]

  • MotoGP 15 is out this spring on PC, last and current-gen consoles

    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight PC confirmed as digital download-only in UK

    Batman: Arkham Knight will indeed be a download-only title on PC in the UK, Warner Bros. has confirmed to VG247. Batman: Arkham Knight will be available as both a physical and digital release for PS4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe. Again, in the UK, the PC version will be “available as […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege release date set for October per GameStop Italy – report

    GameStop Italy may have let the release date for Rainbow Six Siege slip if a recent listing is accurate. According to the listing, the game will release on October 16. While this could be a placeholder date, October 16 is a Friday in the UK, the usual day new releases land at retail. The release […]

  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

    The The Call of Duty Championship takes place this weekend, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds right here. The event takes place in Los Angeles tomorrow March 27 and runs through March 29, and the livestreams are below. 32 teams from five continents and 11 countries will be competing in Call […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

    A new season of Battlefest kicks off this weekend, and starting today, you will earn Double XP in Battlefield Hardline. Battlefest for Hardline is similar to the event held for Battlefield 4 last year. For the entire month of April and into May, in-game events and competitions will be held by the developers and player […]

  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

    Just a friendly reminder to those planning on purchasing GTA 5 for PC: you have until March 31 to pre-order if you want all the bonuses on offer. Those who pre-order will be handed $1 million in-game cash plus a bonus $300,000. It is split between GTA 5 and GTA Online: $500,000 for Grand Theft […]

  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]