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Sega Europe: ‘Shenmue 1 and 2 remakes have our full attention’

Remakes of Shenmue 1 and 2 are still being actively discussed within Sega. The publisher told fans in May that it was trying to find a way to return the classic Dreamcast RPGs, which were first released in 2000 and 2001. European boss Jurgen Post told MCV this week that …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Sega merchandise

For the past 30 years, Sega has endured ups and downs, to put it mildly. It may never return to its ‘90s glory days, but it is currently enjoying a new lease of life on PC and mobile. Sega has revitalised its iconic character Sonic, created in 1991, by launching …

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Dreamcast console sales spike following Shenmue III reveal

Sales of pre-owned Dreamcast consoles have ‘gone through the roof’ since Shenmue III was announced at E3. Indie retailers have told MCV that sales of Sega’s last console have skyrocketed since the LA-based trade show. That’s in addition to software sales of the original two Shenmue games, as well as …

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GameStop preparing retro hardware pilot scheme in US

Sales and trade-in of retro hardware, games and accessories is to be reintroduced to GameStop stores in the US. IGN reports that the program is planned for introduction in 250 of its stores, with most” retro systems dating back to the NES being supported including the SNES, Mega Drive (known …

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Sega releasing retro console themed laptops in Japan

Sega returns to the hardware market”. We very nearly went with that headline on this one. Because it’s kind of true. No, the company isn’t launching a new console. Nor it is reissuing the Dreamcast or Saturn. What it is doing, however, is releasing four PC laptops with retro console …

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Dreamcast pack not heading to PS3

A boxed compilation of classic Dreamcast games will not arrive on PS3 when it hits shelves on February 25th. Dreamcast Collection for Xbox 360 and PC includes Sonic Adventure, Crazy Taxi, Sega Bass Fishing and Space Channel 5: Part 2. PC owners will also be able to download the entire …

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Sega confirms Dreamcast Collection

Sega’s executive vice president of sales and marketing Alan Pritchard has confirmed that the publisher will release a Dreamcast Collection for current-gen machines. Recent weeks have seen the release of both Sonic Adventure and Crazy Taxi on both XBLA and PSN, with Space Channel 5 also in the pipeline. It’s …

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Dreamcast Collection tipped for Xbox 360

A compilation of Sega Dreamcast titles could be coming to the Xbox 360 next year. A GameStop listing – that has since been pulled – suggested the Dreamcast Collection would be available in Q1 2011 and would retail at $29.99, according to Kotaku. No details were given about the SKUs …

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Space Channel 5 gets re-release

Sega has confirmed two more titles that will be released as part of its revisiting of the Dreamcast back-catalogue on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. Next spring will see both cult rhythm action game Space Channel 5 Part 2 (the PAL version of which is highly collectable and hard to …

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Naka wants to make Dreamcast 2

The man behind some of Sega’s most cherished brands has confessed that he still harbours aspirations to make a return to the hardware sector by creating a successor to the Dreamcast. Yuji Naka’s CV is a treasure trove of riches. As well as creating Sonic the Hedgehog, he also produced …

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