Dreamcast

Interview: Dream IDE Reborn – giving dead Dreamcasts new life

It’s crazy to think about, but have you ever thought about the fact that consoles like the SEGA Saturn or the SEGA CD are already more than 20 years old? The Dreamcast is almost there, too. While many of these consoles have held up really well, many owners are now realizing they have a common problem – the all have CD drives. …

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Tutorial: How to make a Dreamcast game using the Titan IDE

Have you ever dreamed of developing your own Dreamcast game? Chances are, especially if you’re reading this, the answer is probably “yes.” Just like you, I’ve always had this dream, but the big question and hurdle was always “Where do I start?” There are many questions and unfortunately the answers are hidden over the internet in obscure forums sometimes in posts of …

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Peter Moore looks back at the exact moment he decided to leave SEGA

Peter Moore had been the final SEGA of America CEO that was at the helm of a SEGA console launch; Originally working on marketing for Reebok, Moore jumped ship to SEGA in 1998 to help the launch of Dreamcast, which had done very well. Unfortunately, the Dreamcast’s success did not last very long, as SEGA had announced its exit from …

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Yuji Naka tells his story of offending Yu Suzuki in a recent interview

For a long time, Yuji Naka and Yu Suzuki worked tirelessly to deliver top notch video games for SEGA. At one point during their tenure at the company, there was a falling out between the two men. In a recent interview with Yuji Naka, he revealed the interaction between the two pioneers. Naka: But one time we had a big …

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An unreleased Dreamcast game has just been discovered and released

It’s not every day that a previously unknown, unreleased Dreamcast game surfaces, but that’s just what happened earlier this week when Millennium Racer: Y2K Fighters was discovered on a Dreamcast development kit.  Millennium Racer is a futuristic, multi-dimensional combat racing game developed by Creat Studio and released on the PC in 1999. Apparently, they also had plans for a Dreamcast port, …

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Floigan Bros. developers help release DLC

It’s been ages since I’ve last played Floigan Bros. on the Dreamcast. I actually don’t even technically own it despite having it sitting on my shelf alongside my other Dreamcast games. When Graham came to visit me several years back, I took him to a retro game store where we found a load of brand new Dreamcast games. I bought …

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Senile Team announces Dreamcast platformer Intrepid Izzy

Senile Team, the developer behind games such as Rush Rush Rally Racing and Beats of Rage, has announced a new action-adventure platformer called Intrepid Izzy that will be released on the Dreamcast and PC.  Intrepid Izzy’s “gameplay and graphics are like a wonderful marriage between classic and modern gaming,” reads its official website. “Explore a colourful and imaginative world as …

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Review: Ghost Blade HD (PS4)

While the Saturn may be the undisputed king of shooters, shmups, bullet hell games or whatever you want to call them, its successor is no slouch in that department either. Indeed, the Dreamcast is home to many notable examples of its own, some of which were spawned by the indie… Review: Ghost Blade HD (PS4) Review: Ghost Blade HD (PS4) …

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Yoot Saito gives GDC presentation on Seaman development

Yesterday, Seaman creator Yoot Saito gave a post-mortem presentation on the development of the game at the Game Developers Conference. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to attend, but thanks to some awesome folks on Twitter who live-tweeted the presentation, we were able to gain some insight into how Saito first came up with the idea for Seaman and some other really …

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