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  • 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 […]

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  • 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. […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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. […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • "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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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.

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  • Easy to make monkey dance, says Samba man

    The director of the original Samba de Amigo, Shun Nakamura, has explained why the Dreamcast maraca game, now headed to Wii courtesy of Gearbox, ended up with a monkey as the main character. “It was easy to make him dance and show off in a fun-filled atmosphere,” he said, speaking here. “We tried numerous face […]

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  • Sega Bass Fishing Marsh video has us hooked

    Just because. We’re not sure why anyone wouldn’t want this, especially if you remember the Dreamcast game. Variable conditions, four types of bass and 15 stages. It’s fishtastic. Sega Bass Fishing is out on March 28 for Wii, according to Amazon.

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