Nine years ago today, SEGA debuted the Dreamcast in North America to incredible fanfare and unprecedented sales. Within 24 hours, the Dreamcast had pulled $98 million into SEGA's piggybank. Reviews for launch titles like Soulcalibur, Ready 2 Rumble, and Power Stone were glowing. The PlayStation 2, GameCube, and Xbox were all way out on the horizon. The future of gaming was now -- er... then.
So, what happened?