Dreamcast

SEGA Dreamcast: Collected Works

Why is the Dreamcast still held in such high regard? That’s one of the questions that SEGA Dreamcast: Collected Works attempts to answer, through a mixture of editorial, contributions from key personalities – including Yu Suzuki, Tetsuya Mizuguchi and Peter Moore, among many others – and a whole...

The dream team of Dreamcast magazines

EMAP’s Official SEGA Saturn Magazine ceased publication in November 1998, with the last few issues featuring the likes of Godzilla Generations, Sonic Adventure and other early Dreamcast titles on the cover. It spelled the end of SEGA’s relationship with EMAP – who also held the official Nintendo license...

9/9/99 – Sega Dreamcast is 15

If you’ve been a reader of Games Asylum since the beginning, then you have our sympathy. Those that have been with us the whole time though will know that Games Asylum’s roots go back to a Dreamcast site named DigiApe. Glamorous it wasn’t, being a mixture of HTML...

DC-UK: part of Future’s unofficial past

It’s time for another of our regular look backs at a video game magazine of old. This time our incessant rummaging around the attic has unearthed Future Publishing’s unofficial Dreamcast magazine, DC-UK. Word – by which I mean Wikipedia – has it that Sony Computer Entertainment Europe stopped...

Dynamite Cop

Released: 1998 (Japan), 1999 (US and Europe) Format: Dreamcast Sega were determined not the repeat the mistakes from their past with the Dreamcast. Unlike the Sega Saturn they had a Sonic game ready for launch, third-party support was strong, it was easy to develop for and the system...

Forever dreaming of Dreamcast

We’ll kick off this month’s eBay round-up with Dreamcast malarkey, seeing it was 12 years ago this month that the system was released in Europe. Selling for a fair old whack was a game that has only just been re-released – Resident Evil: Code Veronica. It wasn’t the...

Official Dreamcast – a mag that didn’t last

Every month Matt pulls a magazine out for under his bed and gives it a fine going over. Stop giggling at the back there – we’re talking about video game magazines. This month: issue 9 of The Official Dreamcast Magazine from July 2000. Official magazines are dubious things....

Mario paint

You can’t get any rarer than something that’s one of a kind. With this in mind, I’m surprised that there aren’t more people out there customising their consoles. There’s certainly a demand for them on eBay – a NES-style custom GBA SP went for £51 (14 bids) earlier...

Mr. Dreamcast

Every month Matt pulls a magazine out for under his bed and gives it a fine going over. Stop giggling at the back there – we’re talking about video game magazines. This month: issue 1 of Mr. Dreamcast from April 2000. It’s fair to say that there were...