Happy birthday Dreamcast!

By Spencer . September 9, 2008 . 12:29am

dreamcastsp Sega’s final console (if you don’t count all of the third party licensed Tec Toy clones in Brazil) is nine years old today. First party support for the Dreamcast ended ages ago, but indie developers continue to develop and sell games for it. We talked to Yuan-Hsi Chiang who is finishing up work on Wind and Water Puzzle Battles. Fortunately, Sega revists brands built on the Dreamcast with occasional ports. We are getting Samba de Amigo later this month. Now if they just decided to resurrect Jet Set Radio and Skies of Arcadia…

 

Strange, but true fact: there was an episode of South Park where Cartman dressed up like the Tooth Fairy to swipe money for a Dreamcast. Sega’s console didn’t make a major appearance like in the two part story about the Wii, but it’s mentioned numerous times.

 

Images courtesy of Comedy Central and Sega.


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  • matty

    Nine years later, still alive and kicking!
    Here’s to another 9!

  • Nightcap

    Everyone get out your DCs, put on a party hat and play some powerstone.

  • Kropsky

    Viva la dreamcast ! Still playing and i got the new gens plateform.

  • thaKingRocka

    mine’s still hooked up. i have it connected to my hdtv via vga cable. it gets a lot more play than the wii. would you believe the visuals are better too? how backwards is that?
    i love you, dreamcast. happy birthday!

  • Spencer

    @Nightcap – Yes sir!

    @thaKingRocka – Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 with a VGA cable on an HDTV must be a beautiful sight to see…

  • RagolSlayer

    9/9/09

    Believe.

    Or that’s what my mind keeps wanting me to believe.

    Finished a three day runthrough of both Shenmue and Shenmue II.. just in time. =D

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