Taro Yoko announces 404 GAME RE:SET, new game with anthropomorphized Sega girls


Sega and NieR creator Taro Yoko have announced 404 GAME RE:SET, a new RPG for smartphones.

Fans can expect the unexpected from Yoko-san, his new RPG features classic Sega games anthropomorphized into anime girls.

The new RPG is coming to smartphones sometime in 2023 for Japan. Pre-registration is now live for iOS (via the App Store) and Android (via Google Play).

Here’s a rundown on the game, plus the reveal stream archive:


ーThe game made everything go crazyー

This is a world of SEGA, by SEGA, for SEGA

From infrastructure to entertainment, Sega reigns supreme in every field. One day, a player living in such a world meets the mysterious existence “X”.

“The world you live in is not right.”

Players who know that this world has been distorted by Sega will throw themselves into battle with Sega to restore the original world.

A masterpiece game that remains in history becomes a beautiful girl as a “cast”

  • Outrun (1986)
  • Afterburner (1987)
  • Virtua Fighter (1993)
  • Virtua Cop (1994)

A gathering of the world’s leading game creators and illustrators

A story created by Yoko Taro, a game creator who is attracting attention from all over the world, by rebranding a masterpiece game, and a beautiful girl character created by popular illustrator Yugen create a unique world view of “404 GAME RE: SET”.

  • Creative Director: Yoko Taro
  • Character design: Yuugen
  • Development: Sega

This is Niche Imports. In this column, we regularly cover games that haven’t been announced for western audiences yet.

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