Dreamcast Collection Box Art Brings Back Memories

By Spencer . January 19, 2011 . 11:31pm

Sega’s Dreamcast Collection box art is busy with an Xbox 360 stripe on top, a picture of the console, and slides for the four games in the tiny "collection".

 

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Since the design is based on the old Dreamcast case art, the curvy bumper on the left was a thoughtful addition. The orange triangle is sort of neat too since Dreamcast’s front light has an orange hue.

 

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  • M’iau M’iaut

    Devs of today………remember the stuff that isn’t in this collection when producing your next title!

    • thebanditking

      I completely agree game developers need to remember the roots of this industry because its all fading into generic FPS’s and casual garbage. I really miss the days where consoles were judged by their ability to replicate the Arcades, not how close they were to a PC (always hated PC gaming)

      • M’iau M’iaut

        Sadly that’s been lost when today’s target generation knows nothing but the absolute remnants of arcade systems or culture. Bless the DC and its Naomi heritage! The Wii is about the only one to have a family tree in that direction at all today, which is perhaps why some of its most successful adult-target titles have been the rail shooters.

  • Vino (Tim N)

    It says Dreamcast three times on that one cover. Sega twice. It still does look like a really busy cover. Maybe move the Dreamcast down a bit @_@

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_O237QYPQ2KNG67RWLWTN3N5QJA Minato

    *sniff* Will there ever be a day for the Dreamcast and all of its innovation to come back?

  • http://twitter.com/BurstDragon Kush クシュ

    I really regret selling off my Dreamcast, now I’m gonna buy another one.

    • http://twitter.com/#!/kaishou Kaishou

      I regret selling off Skies of Arcadia…

      • http://twitter.com/BurstDragon Kush クシュ

        Me too but good thing I got the GameCube version. Sega should do a remake or a sequel.

    • thebanditking

      I still have my launch one from 9-9-99. Took off from High School so I could play it with my brother the whole next day.

  • PrinceHeir

    hopefully there’s a Shenmue collection in the future :P

  • xxx128

    want dreamcast 2

  • http://twitter.com/gabriel_may_uk Gabriel May

    Is this what you want us to do Sega? Do you want us to come begging to you with a list of games we want to see because if so I am more then willing to lower myself it means getting more games out.

    Here’s a bunch of stuff you can take from your collection surely (taken from Wikipedia :D)

    Giant Gram: All Japan Pro Wrestling 2, Giant Gram 2000: All Japan Pro Wrestling 3, Rent A Hero No.1, Sega GT, Sega GT-Homologation Special, Sega Rally, Championship 2, Sega Smash Pack, Zombie Revenge, Dynamite Cop, Dynamite Cop 2, Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Oratorio Tangram, Virtua Tennis, Virtua Tennis 2, 18 Wheeler: American Pro Trucker, Daytona USA 2001, F355 Challenge: Passione Rossa, Fighting Vipers 2, Outtrigger, Shenmue, Shenmue II, US Shenmue, Virtua Cop 2, Virtua Fighter 4 Passport, Virtua Fighter History, Virtua Striker 2, Virtua Striker 2 Ver 2000.1, The House of the Dead 2, Headhunter, Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future, Maken X, Metropolis Street Racer, Blue Stinger, Time Stalkers, Virtua Athlete 2k,Puyo Puyo~n, Under Defeat, Godzilla Generations, Godzilla Generations: Maximum Impact, Virtua Fighter 3TB, Confidential Mission, Crazy Taxi 2, Segagaga, Tennis 2K2, Bomberman Online, Treasure Strike, Toy Commander, Toy Racer, Skies of Arcadia, Quake III Arena, Sega Worldwide Soccer, Sega Worldwide Soccer 2000 Euro Edition, Hundred Swords, J. League Spectacle Soccer, Jet Grind Radio, Let’s Make a J. League Pro Soccer Club, J. League Pro Soccer Club, J. League Pro Soccer Club 2, The Typing of the Dead, ChuChu Rocket!, Phantasy Star Online, Phantasy Star Online Version 2, Puyo Puyo Fever, Samba de Amigo, Sonic Adventure: Limited Edition, Sonic Adventure 2, Sonic Adventure 2-Birthday Pack, Cool Boarders Burrrn!, Rippin’ Riders Snowboarding, Rez, F-1 World Grand Prix, Floigan Brothers Episode 1-Moigle’s Secret Project, Ooga Booga, Christmas Seaman 10 Days Only Special Edition, D2, Alien Front Online, Candy Stripe: Apprentice Angel, Sega Bass Fishing 2, Sega Tetris, Sports Jam and Grandia II

    Okay some of these aren’t great and some of these titles I have no idea what they are (they just sound cool) and a fair few are Japanese. But at the speed your going it seems you have time to translate the Japanese titles anyway (and I would really love to give Segagaga a go) and also I want the the Dreamcast catalouge to be about volume (because in doing so, a lot of gems will come up :D)

    Also note this is just games Sega have either developed or published :D

    Anyway GET TO IT SEGA…rant over

  • Zero_Destiny

    Arts nice but the collection is still lame, what it really needs is Jet Set Radio, or Phantasy Star Online, Shenmue, or any of the awesome Fighters :( Oh well it’s kind of cool to see Sega release a collection game again even though they’ve released better (in fact the Genesis Collection that was just released was WAY better than this). Dreamcast deserves better. :(

  • http://www.facebook.com/AllenSmithee Samuel Smithee Bateman

    I’m getting a Dreamcast on Saturday! :D

    I’m really excited! :D :D

  • LynxAmali

    Hear this, Capcom? RELEASE A MORE PACKED COLLECTION ALREADY!

    I was hoping for Acardia…-_- What I got was Crazy Taxi. >_<

    Still hoping for Capcom to follow suit and release a Retro Pack. *coughPowerStone&TechRomancercough*

  • tha_Chiller

    so ahead of its time

  • http://twitter.com/Robborboy Paul Chinn

    I can’t wait for them to release it. Hopefully though they don’t have things locked like they did on Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection.

    I mean… Phantasy Star 2-4 unlocked. But you have to unlock Phantasy Star 1.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UQOPGLA6RXCMS7YEW2FDU47LNU Corey

    Hmm, Should I buy this for my 360 or a Dreamcast and then the games? This is a dilemma for me personally, seeing as though I missed out on the dreamcast, but my chance has finally arrived.

    • Zero_Destiny

      If you care for these games, than get it. Also check XBOX Arcade/PSN since they have Dreamcast games to download. XBOX (the original not 360) Also has Phantasy Star Online, and Shenmue II (and I think a port of I) on it. But I believe PSO is useless now because the servers are down and it won’t even let you play the single-player mode. But the GC version of PSO still works with a cool split-screen multiplayer mode in it so you don’t need to go online to play. GC also has the first two Sonic Adventure games, the two cray Taxi games, Skies of Acardia, and the two Evolution games combined on one disc with new voice acting on it. The PS2 has a port of Grandia II. There are Dreamcast games everywhere. But if you want the real experience then get a Dreamcast because most of the epic fighters are still on it. Be warned even though the system itself is cheap some games are expensive on it since they’ve long been out of print and are limited in numbers. Just research and find out if the games you want you can find at a reasonable price. In my personal opinion though nothing beats starting up the old Dreamcast and watching that logo spin round. XD

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