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The Dreamcast still lives through digital platforms

With Jet Grind Radio, Sonic Adventure 2 and Re-Volt all being brought back from the dead and released on digital platforms this month, it’s certainly a great time for us SEGA Nerds. Heck, it’s almost like the Dreamcast is still around, right? Well, not so much, but while we’re still impatiently waiting for Shenmue 1 and 2 to be re-released, we started wondering how many Dreamcast games are available on digital platforms today.

We were actually quite surprised to find that nearly 30 Dreamcast games are now available to be purchased digitally. We wanted to create a living list that will always be updated when new games are released so you can know where to go to get your Dreamcast fix.

The following list shows each game, when it was originally released on the Dreamcast, what platforms it’s available on today and when it was re-released. Clicking the platform links will take you to the game on the digital platform where you can purchase it.

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MariaHelFutura1391d ago

LOL. I'm pretty the DC had a disc release not to long ago in Japan.....

Getowned1390d ago

Seriously O_O!,

Just looked this up..

I'm honestly shocked that people still make Dream Cast games... why haven't I known about this!!!! DAH!!!... I can't even remeber the last time I played on dream cast these games look awesome too like seriously I want to play them right now. No school better than the old school :P

I want gunlord D:

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

DA_SHREDDER1391d ago

the best ones aren't even available yet. Skies, Viking, Armada. Dude, this is gonna be so sick real soon.

LiquidSword931391d ago

Lots of seemingly forgotten consoles and their games are up for download so ppl can enjoy them. Metal slug was on the neo geo 16 yrs ago. Good thing its on psn now :)

Deadpool6161391d ago

The metal slug games are my favorite to play while waiting in line on my psp. Good old fashion arcade action.

miyamoto1391d ago (Edited 1391d ago )

After downloading Sonic Adventure 2, I literally went to automatic mode waiting for Dreamcast swirl boot up logo...

Dreamcast the Jimmy Hendrix of consoles...gone too soon :-(

Jet Set Radio
Soul Calibur
Powah Stone 2
Shen Mue
RE Code Veronica
MVC2

RIP your great immortal games will live on from generation to generation...

HammadTheBeast1391d ago

Sonic Adventure was amazing.

Dms20121391d ago

Alone in the Dark: New Nightmare
MDK 2
Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver
Vanishing Point
Samba de Amigo
Record of Lodoss War
Hydro Thunder
Space Channel 5
Seaman
Grandia 2
The Typing of the Dead
Phantasy Star Online
Skies of Arcadia
The list goes on...

miyamoto1390d ago

Oh yeah Phantasy Online the Third person action MMO that launched a thousand immitations is a stroke of genius from Sonic Team !

HDMI adopter now availablr for Sega Dreamcast

hkgamer1390d ago

"RIP your great immortal games will live on from generation to generation..."

Except for shenmue... that franchise is dead..

Deadpool6161391d ago

I often wonder what innovations Sega would've developed if they were still in the console business. I can see why the Dreamcast was their final console swansong. It was quite the innovative console machine.

The only issue I had with the Dreamcast was their choice in media disc. The GD-ROM was horrible. One insignificant, barely visible, spec of a scratch on the label side of the disc could corrupt the disc, making it unplayable.

It's good to see the games live on through digital form. Scratch free.

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