Dreamcast Dejavu

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2 years ago#21
mercurythewhite posted...
SegavsCapcom posted...
The Dreamcast wasn't the flop to end all flops though. It sold quite well.

If you're looking for a more ample failure, try the 32X or the Jaguar.

And I sincerely doubt the PS4 will drum up as much hype as the PS2 did. What could it possibly do?


Other ample failures would include N64 and GC; just saying.


GC was definitely a failure, but at least it sold exponentially more than the 32X.

And it had good games. The 32X had nothing worth playing.
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2 years ago#22
SegavsCapcom posted...
mercurythewhite posted...
SegavsCapcom posted...
The Dreamcast wasn't the flop to end all flops though. It sold quite well.

If you're looking for a more ample failure, try the 32X or the Jaguar.

And I sincerely doubt the PS4 will drum up as much hype as the PS2 did. What could it possibly do?


Other ample failures would include N64 and GC; just saying.


GC was definitely a failure, but at least it sold exponentially more than the 32X.

And it had good games. The 32X had nothing worth playing.


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2 years ago#23
SegavsCapcom posted...
mercurythewhite posted...
SegavsCapcom posted...
The Dreamcast wasn't the flop to end all flops though. It sold quite well.

If you're looking for a more ample failure, try the 32X or the Jaguar.

And I sincerely doubt the PS4 will drum up as much hype as the PS2 did. What could it possibly do?


Other ample failures would include N64 and GC; just saying.


GC was definitely a failure, but at least it sold exponentially more than the 32X.

And it had good games. The 32X had nothing worth playing.

32X actually did have games worth playing:

- Doom
- Star Wars Arcade
- Virtua Fighter
- Virtua Racing Deluxe
- Knuckles Chaotix
- Kolibri
- Tempo
- After Burner Complete
- Space Harrier
- Blackthorne

The problem was that it should never have existed. They ended up saturating the market with too many add-ons (Sega CD and 32X) instead of focusing all time and money on their true next gen console, the Saturn, like they should have. It was one of Sega's major f*** up's.
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2 years ago#24
GameCube was actually profitable in the end. Not a success, but not fail tier like every Sega console/add-on after the genesis.
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2 years ago#25
If it gets two Shenmue games I'd be happy to let the Wii U die prematurely.
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2 years ago#26
DeathSoul2000 posted...
Strong initial sales tapering off very quickly

-dreamcast actually sold?


EA has a bug up their ass

-meh

Screen on the controller

-a crappy tamagotchi screen that was 100% optional, but whatever


No DVD playback

-neither did the ps1 or saturn


no 3-D GTA

-gta3 was released after the dreamcast had already died, so big surprise there.


Sony announcing their upcoming system...........

-because sony is oh-so popular right now.


A lot more popular then Nintendo it seems
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2 years ago#27
Dreamcast is awesome.
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2 years ago#28
these topics are hilarious for the trolling
2 years ago#29
I would disagree in that Dreamcast had lots of great games to play and Wii U has...well....
2 years ago#30
Dreamcast died because anyone with a cd burner could copy their games.
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