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9:00 PM on 11.28.2012

Pier Solar HD hits funding goal on Kickstarter

2010's homebrew Sega Genesis RPG Pier Solar was one of those projects that was fun to watch from the sidelines, but I never got to actually play it myself. That's what was great about development team WaterMelon turning to Ki...

Jordan Devore

11:30 AM on 11.28.2012

Under Defeat HD now available for PS3

The Dreamcast may have been discontinued back in 2001 here in North America, but Sega's venerable machine continued to truck on for several years thereafter in Japan. While independent games still continue to be release...

Kyle MacGregor

6:00 PM on 10.08.2012

Super efficient trailer announces Crazy Taxi for iPhone

11 seconds! That's how long this short, sweet trailer for Crazy Taxi will take to watch. Oddly enough, in that amount of time, we're told much of what we need to know about this release. The iOS version of the classic Dreamc...

Jordan Devore



100% Series Retrospective: Resident Evil photo
100% Series Retrospective: Resident Evil
by Chris Carter

[Read on for a description of every Resident Evil game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2012.]

Why Resident Evil?

This year, Capcom is pushing out three entirely new Resident Evil games -- it's also the 15th Anniversary of Resident Evil: Director's Cut, which is the first RE game I fully completed. So why am I playing the series in the first place?

Honestly, Resident Evil 1 was one of the first times, outside of Metal Gear Solid and Tenchu, where I was completely immersed in the game and its world. I remember plotting out where I'd gone in the mansion in a custom map at 10 years old (no guides), and wanting nothing else than seeing "what's next."

I couldn't get enough of the unique scenarios the game offered, like dogs crashing through a window, or a terrifying snake appearing out of nowhere. It wasn't necessarily the claustrophobia and the slow-moving zombies that made me love the series -- it was the sheer amount of variety the game offered up.

If you haven't joined me on my Quests before, the way they work is pretty simple. It's kind of like a retrospective, but rather than just give you an overview of a franchise, I'll generally let you know what I thought of the game when it was released, and what I think of it now. If I didn't provide a complete vision of what the game is like before I replay it, I'll provide an "extended thoughts" section below each applicable entry. I'll update my progress in real time through my blog, and after I finish the entire Quest, I'll share it with you guys on the front page. 

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11:00 PM on 09.11.2012

Way of the Shenmue: Bruce Lee vs. Chuck Norris QTE

Hey. It's late on a Tuesday night. We're about to enter the mid-week hump. It's time for some f*ckin' kung fu action up in here, am I right? Here is a very simple yet effective video from José Cardona. He though to hi...

Tony Ponce

12:00 PM on 07.29.2012

Ecco the Dolphin celebrates 20 years of aquatic majesty!

[Header by Ashley Davis] Every other videogame franchise seems to be celebrating a major anniversary lately. However, there's one little series that seems to have slipped everyone's mind. Everyone except Dtoider TheManchild, ...

Tony Ponce

7:00 PM on 07.20.2012

Jet Set Radio will also see iOS and Android releases

Alongside the Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, Vita, and PC versions of Jet Set Radio due out later this summer, the beloved Dreamcast game will also be making an appearance on Android, iPhone, and iPad. I don't know th...

Jordan Devore

4:00 PM on 07.04.2012

The DTOID Show: 'In the Year 1997...'

Happy Independence Day, dear readers! I am, of course, referring to AMC's annual marathon of the film Independence Day, starring Jeff Goldblum and Will Smith. Those two make a better couple than Bobby and Jamie Deen! (I assu...

Tara Long

3:00 AM on 06.27.2012

Dreamcast alive and well thanks to GunLord

It's been over a decade since Sega shut off the Dreamcast's life support and cut the system's life cycle tragically short, and yet, new games still somehow manage to find their way to the system. Thanks in large part to small...

Kyle MacGregor

12:30 PM on 06.18.2012

Nice: Only two songs missing from Jet Set Radio HD

Even though we were properly excited for an HD update to Dreamcast classic Jet Set Radio, we were a bit worried about the soundtrack, which Sega said would be difficult to keep intact for licensing reasons.  Today we've ...

Dale North





9:30 PM on 03.14.2012

Sega says fans crave Shenmue, Skies of Arcadia ports

Jet Set Radio is yet another Dreamcast game that's destined to appear on digital distribution platforms, and at this point, I have to wonder how much further Sega is willing to go. In a recent interview with Gamereactor, the ...

Jordan Devore

11:00 AM on 03.13.2012

Pachter suggests the Wii U may be Nintendo's Dreamcast

It's been a while since we've had a quote from Michael "Stink Pouch" Pachter to infuriate the masses, so here's one of him being cynical towards a Nintendo product again. In fact, he thinks Nintendo is going to "Dreamcast" it...

Jim Sterling

12:00 PM on 02.23.2012

Guess Who's Back?

YES! Are you set to jet?  I knew you still loved me, Sega.

Dale North

4:30 PM on 02.20.2012

Seaman for 3DS is happening, reports Nikkei

Back when the creator of Seaman dropped a hint that the game might make it to 3DS, I wasn't sure what to think. It's easy to get your hopes up these days. As reported by Nikkei (via andriasang), Nintendo is looking to bring b...

Jordan Devore

9:30 PM on 01.04.2012

Yu Suzuki says he can get the Shenmue license from SEGA

Yu Suzuki, creator of the beloved Shenmue series, believes that his studio could finagle the rights away from SEGA. If possible, he could finally make the Shenmue III that fans have ached for over the years. "Shenmue's licens...

Jim Sterling

6:30 PM on 12.28.2011

Sonic the Hedgehog goes cheap today on Xbox Live

Between the recent digitally distributed re-release of Sonic CD on consoles, and the still-funny dumb running Sonic Tumblr, I'm in the mood to throw our hedgehog friend some love. Today, many of the well-remembered Sonic game...

Jordan Devore