Super Monkey Ball mastermind Toshihiro Nagoshi has been promoted to Chief Creative Officer, Sega has announced.
Apple has announced plans to bring gaming to the iPhone, allowing developers to use the relevant SDK and APIs for free.
SEGA has announced that Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz will see the introduction of two new characters - YanYan and Doctor.
YanYan's a "young, vivacious female monkey" apparently, while Doctor is "an older monkey with a past steeped in mystery due to his acute case of amnesia".
There's more to them than that though - as each will have particular strengths and weaknesses in acceleration, speed and jumping ability.
Sonic the Hedgehog and Full Auto 2: Battlelines will be PlayStation 3 launch titles, according to SEGA of America's Scott Steinberg.
Steinberg, SoA's veepee of marketing, also revealed that Virtua Fighter 5 would ship in March 2007.
Speaking in an interview with US website GameDaily, he said SEGA's Wii titles would adopt a similar strategy. Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz will be there at launch, while Sonic Wild Fire (working title) is due next March.
A new study has revealed that surgeons could perform better if they enjoy a quick gaming session before entering the operating theatre.
Continuing its pre-E3 splurge that yesterday saw the announcement of Virtua Tennis 3 for PS3 and X360, SEGA's sent word of Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz - due out on Revolution in an unspecified timescale.