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If Sega hasn’t given up on Dreamcast games, neither should you

The Dreamcast is one of the most-loved consoles ever to end up a failure at retail, and Sega is keeping the dream alive.

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  • If Sega hasn’t given up on Dreamcast games, neither should you

    The Dreamcast is one of the most-loved consoles ever to end up a failure at retail, and Sega is keeping the dream alive.

  • Pier Solar HD: Mega Drive RPG licensed for PS4 & Xbox One, coming to some platforms Q2

    Pier Solar HD is the remastered Mega Drive RPG from WaterMelon, and it’s just been licensed for release on PS4 and Xbox One. It’ll also come to a variety of other platforms in Q2, 2014.

  • Snatcher HD remake in development for Dreamcast, comparison shots posted

    Snatcher is getting an unofficial HD make-over for Dreamcast. Fans of Hideo Kojima’s original adventure over at Collectorvision are working on the remaster now, which will include updated HD visuals, a reworked soundtrack and more.

  • Redux: Dark Matters is a new Dreamcast game, and we’ve reviewed it

    There’s still some blood pumping through the Dreamcast’s heart. VG247′s Dave Cook plays through this brand new, “bastard-hard shooter.”

  • Redux: Dark Matters is out now on the Sega Dreamcast

    No, your eyes are not deceiving you, a game is really coming out for Sega’s all but forgotten Dreamcast.

  • ToeJam and Earl 3 on Dreamcast discovered, code may be released online

    ToeJam and Earl 3: Mission to Earth came out on Xbox, and, um, it wasn’t very good. Now it turns out that Sega had previously made a different version for Dreamcast that never quite came to fruition. There’s a now a video of beta gameplay, and plans in place to hold a fundraiser so that […]

  • Pier Solar and the Great Architects HD debut trailer released

    The first trailer for Pier Solar HD, WaterMelon’s successful Kickstarter remake, has been released. The game was shown during at Nintendo’s booth during IndieCade, which is going on this weekend in Los Angeles. Pier Solar and the Great Architects is slated for release on Android, Linux, Mac, Ouya, PC, Wii U eShop and Xbox Live […]

  • Ikaruga launches on Android in Japan, get the screens here

    Ikaruga – the critically-acclaimed Dreamcast and GameCube scrolling shooter from Treasure – has launched on Android devices across Japan. Get the details below.

  • Pier Solar HD meets final Kickstarter goal, will now release on Wii U

    Pier Solar’s Kickstarter has 18 hours left, and while the project met its funding goal with six days to spare, WaterMelon’s game has met a pivotal stretch goal, meaning it will now also be released on Wii U. All stretch goals for the title have been met with 3,213 backers donating $211,222 towards the initial […]

  • Pier Solar HD Kickstarter funded, new stretch goals include Wii U version

    Pier Solar’s Kickstarter has met its funding goal with six days to go, prompting indie developer WaterMelon to update the HD edition of the game’s page with new stretch goals and a video.

  • Dreamcast title seeks Kickstarter funding

    The developers behind Redux: Dark Matters have launched a Kickstarter campaign, with a limited edition Sega Dreamcast version up for grabs.

  • SEGA teases Shenmue and Skies of Arcadia Dreamcast as next downloadable titles

    SEGA’s Ben Harbone has teased that Shenmue and Skies of Arcadia could possibly be the next Dreamcast titles to hit download services. Here’s what he told GameReactor: “Those are a couple of our most requested games. I can’t say ‘yes’ or ‘no,’ but we may be working on them.” We’ll send a mail and be […]

  • U-Turn: Peter Moore didn’t execute Dreamcast

    EA COO Peter Moore, anecdotally known as the man who pulled the plug on Sega’s beloved final console, the Dreamcast, has explained it wasn’t his decision to make.

  • Space Channel 5, SEGA Bass Fishing head to XBLA and PSN

    SEGA has confirmed that two more Dreamcast classics are to land on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network next month. Space Channel 5 Part 2 and SEGA Bass Fishing will arrive in Early October and have previously been featured on the physical Dreamcast Collection disc that was released to retail.

  • Saturday Shorts: Borderlands, Xperia, MineCon, EQ, Mega Man, sales

    It’s that time again, only it’s Saturday.

  • Space Channel 5 Part 2, Sega Bass Fishing arriving on XBLA and PSN in late summer

    A Sega brand manager has confirmed standalone releases of Dreamcast classics. Do a little dance. Catch a little fish.

  • RedSpot Games announces new Dreamcast title on German TV

    We should have seen this coming. It did have at least two Dreamcast demo pods at gamescom in the summer.

  • Crazy Taxi gameplay video has a crazy yellow car running around

    What else would you expect from Crazy Taxi, we wonder.

  • SEGA wanted Dreamcast to be compatible with original Xbox

    Rumors abounding for years state that at one time, Microsoft planned to buy SEGA. Being gamers, most of you have heard this rumor. What you may not have heard, though, was that at one time, SEGA wanted its Dreamcast games to be compatible with the original Xbox.

  • European Dreamcast is 10 today

    Dreamcast launched in Europe ten years ago today. The fated Sega machine released over here on October 14, 1999. We don’t need to tell you what happened. It’s enough to remember the European machine had a blue swirl over the American console’s orange. It’s enough to remember the first time you saw Soul Calibur running. […]

  • US Dreamcast is 10 today

    Makes you feel old, right? The American Dreamcast launched ten years ago today. It really was the Vietnam of games consoles; you had to be there, man. Sega’s last, valiant assault on the hardware market ended in grand drama when the machine was discontinued in the US in 2001, a cessation followed in Europe in […]

  • Naka: Sega should have stayed in the hardware game

    Ex Sega starlet Yuji Naka has told Kikizo that he opposed Sega’s exit from the hardware business, wanting the company to stay in the little white box game. “Until the very final moments, I was very much against Sega ceasing to develop hardware”, he said. “In a way I feel that, had that decision not […]

  • Dreamcast is 10 today

    Dreamcast was born 10 years ago today. The Sega console released in Japan on November 27, 1998, and didn’t reach the West for another year, launch in the US on September 9, 1999 and Europe on October 14 the same year. The Japanese machine launched with Godzilla Generations, Virtua Fighter 3tb, PenPen TRiIceLon and July. […]

  • Peter Moore: I pulled Sega out of the hardware market

    A Guardian interview with Peter Moore has yielded probably the frankest ever description of Dreamcast’s demise, the exec saying he personally made the call to pull Sega out of the hardware market and head in the direction of multi-format publishing. “We had a tremendous 18 months. Dreamcast was on fire – we really thought that […]

  • Dreamcast celebrates ninth American birthday

    Dreamcast is nine today, in America at least. The fated Sega machine was launched in the US on September 9, 1999, before practically defining the phrase, “And the rest is history.” The console first launched on November 27, 1998, in Japan, and on October 14, 1999, in Europe. GSW’s done a massive piece on it. […]

  • Dreamcast emulator crawling onto PSP

    We’re all for a portable Dreamcast, but, er, not like this. Joystiq brings word of a Dreamcast emulator for Sony’s power-packed portable, but kinks abound. To put things in perspective, the emulator’s author, “drkIIRaziel,” recently released a video of the emulator running Shenmue at a framerate that would make paintings proud – with load times […]

  • Dreamcast.com confirmed as phishing scam – Sega taking action

    It was bollocks after all. According to this the whole ten year anniversary Dreamcast celebration that we reported three days ago definitely is a scam. The news comes from Japanese site Mainichi, who has seemingly confirmed that Sega really doesn’t own the Dreamcast.com domain any more. Apparently even the site’s registration details that we published […]

  • “Dreamcast.com” not owned by Sega? Yes it is

    This is awesome. This story is claiming that gamers were “duped” by Sega asking for Dreamcast serial numbers over the weekend, and that the domain “dreamcast.com” is not owned by the company. Using amazing internet skills, videogaming247.com has confirmed that Sega does, in fact, own Dreamcast.com. From the whois registry: Domain Name: DREAMCAST.COM Registrant: SEGA […]

  • Dreamcast registration request crashes Sega’s site

    Sega wants to know if you still own a Dreamcast, a simple question that’s resulted in a factor-12 netquake. All you see when you hit the link at that page is, “Due the high volume of account requests, the service will be temporally suspended.” Apparently, if you successfully navigate beyond this then Sega asks you […]

  • Man sells every Dreamcast game ever made in eBay auction

    Here. All 606 games, all sealed. He wants $20,000 for the lot. We’re prepared to take odds-on bets that no one buys this.