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Yu Suzuki to deliver a Shenmue postmortem at GDC 2014

Game creator and videogame legend Yu Suzuki will deliver a postmortem on Shenmue at GDC 2014. GDC says that he'll be talking for the very first time about this classic game, starting from its origins as a Virtua Fighter-based RPG on the Sa...   read

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Toejam and Earl Dreamcast
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Toejam and Earl 3 Dreamcast code found, might be released

The Xbox had a ToeJam and Earl III. Apparently, the Dreamcast did, too. We just never saw it. Someone found it, though, and put some beta gameplay online. They're also planning a fundraising campaign to publicly release the game, which all...   read


This Dreamcast 15th anniversary watch is beautiful

I am still somehow madly in love with the Dreamcast, even 15 years later. Someone in Japan is just as sick as I am as they thought it would be a good idea to release a commemorative anniversary watch. This silver and stainless beauty is onl...   read

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Dreamcast platformer guns for Nintendo 3DS, Wii U release

Having spent the last several years developing for legacy consoles, NG:DEV.TEAM is ready for something new. The German indie studio has taken to Indiegogo with the mission of recasting one of its contemporary retro games on Nintendo platfo...   read

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A little refresher on the fall of the Dreamcast

As a young 'un, my only experience with the SEGA Dreamcast was with Sonic Adventure at a Target demo station. I was very much an outsider, admiring the machine as it appeared in magazines and on television. I finally picked up a unit three ...   read

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Dragon's Crown expensive

Dragon's Crown is Vanillaware's most expensive game yet

In an announcement today on Twitter, Vanillware's George Kamitani celebrated the Japanese launch of Dragon's Crown with some art, and an interesting factoid -- Dragon's Crown is Vanillware's most expensive project to date. Specifically, Kam...   read

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Nintendo trademarks might point to the return of Seaman

I had given up on the prospect of Seaman ever gracing 3DS with its particular brand of weirdness, but perhaps I'm just too quick to give up hope. Siliconera has discovered trademarks that may tie into previous rumblings about the potential ...   read

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Dreamcast shooter Sturmwind released, 16 years later

Shooters, SHMUPS, STGs. Call them what you want, but let's agree we don't have enough of them these days. Indie developers are changing that and are doing it on an unexpected platform: SEGA's Dreamcast. The latest two shoot-em-ups are Stur...   read

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Console chimera
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18 different gaming consoles combined into one system

Modder Bacteria spent over three years and over $1,000 to merge 18 different consoles into one giant box. It contains circuitry from 15 different systems, works with one master controller, a single power supply, and a single video output c...   read

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Segakawaii: Sega's cute line includes Dreamcast backpack

Sega has a new licensing brand called -- what else? -- Segakawaii. Famitsu says that this is a female-oriented brand that they're ramping up for launch, kicking off with an upcoming Shibuya, Tokyo event.  Among the products they'll sho...   read

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Neo XYX is a shoot 'em up for the Neo-Geo and Dreamcast

I'm glad that I kept my Dreamcast, because the games slowly but surely keep on coming. The newest project is shoot 'em up Neo XYX by the NG: Dev. Team. It looks and sounds great so far based on the trailer, and the cherry on top is a confi...   read

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It's alive!

Dreamcast lives on thanks to a pair of new games

The Dreamcast has been dead for well over a decade, but the venerable console's library still grows to this day. Slowly but surely independent developers continue to release games the platform, such as Gunlord, hoping that its vocal communi...   read

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Storm's Adventure with Sonic Adventure

This is what I call "Playing Catch Up." I haven't made a post since October, but still I'm making videos. Due to the holidays, the release of the Wii U, and general laziness, I haven't made my usual rounds. So expect a few days of me posti...   read


Pier Solar HD is now also slated for Wii U

Since we last covered Pier Solar HD's Kickstarter, developer WaterMelon has reached all five of its stretch goals for the campaign. As such, there will be a Japanese translation, extras for the Dreamcast version of the game, a director's cu...   read


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 Kickstarter for a...   read

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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 released for the syste...   read

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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 Dreamcast game will b...   read

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100% Resident Evil

100% Series Retrospective: Resident Evil

[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 Anniver...   read

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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 himself, "What if...   read

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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, whose retrospec...   read


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 that anyone was e...   read

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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 assume they're love...   read

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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 studios like N...   read


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 learned that Se...   read


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 conversation to...   read

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