SEGA’s great farewell to the world of desktop consoles was the Dreamcast and today we want to remember this unforgettable machine with 6 good curiosities that will awaken your continued nostalgia.
SEGA Dreamcast It was a unique console that marked a before and after within the Japanese company. The creators of Mega Drive, Sonic the Hedgehog and so many games and platforms said goodbye to the world of desktop consoles with one last big dream.
Today we propose you to take an express trip to the past to remember some of the keys, data and curiosities of the Dreamcast, a console that left many with a broken heart and that still causes us the occasional tear due to its sad history, despite its fantastic characteristics. .
Sega Dreamcast Trivia
Dreamcast always wanted to represent an ideal of power and technological power and that is something that SEGA sought to make very clear from the beginning. As? Well, with your own logo, the whirlpoolsince this usually represents the origin of power in a few cultures.
Of course, this console had the best memory card we’ve ever seen. Not because of its capacity, but because of what it allowed. The VMU had an LCD screen with minigames and different options. Even Sonic’s Chaos could become a kind of tamagochi.
Also, Dreamcast can be proud of have in its catalog one of the most expensive video games of all time. We are talking about the great Shenmue, one of the first large 3D open worlds that reached a budget of 70 million dollars. Little thing…
And although it is true that it was Mega Drive The first console to have a modem, it was the Dreamcast that began to popularize online gaming. Do you remember Chu-Chu Rocket? If this machine was ahead of its time.
However, SEGA’s big mistake may have been rely on GD-ROMs, an optical disc format smaller than the PS2 DVD. Costs for the company were reduced, but this meant its downfall and defeat against the Sony console.
And before leaving SEGA sought to partner with Xbox. The company wanted to extend the life of its games when everything was starting to fall apart by seeking an agreement with Microsoft. Those from Redmond rejected the pact precisely because they did not want to accept the potential of online gaming.
What are your best memories with Dreamcast? As always, if you want to know more about great video games, here we leave you with more important curiosities about: METAL GEAR SOLID – SILENT HILL, GOD OF WAR for PS2 and STREET FIGHTER 2, MONKEY ISLAND, GOLDEN AX or DEAD SPACE.
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