In our second Saturday Morning Retro podcast, we have returning guest Matt Adler on the show. Dan, Dave and Matt talk about how they’re all coping during the pandemic and what they’ve been playing. Also on this month in history, Sonic the Hedgehog launched in North America.
Our games on the block – Amazing Spider-Man 2 (WiiU), Theatrythym Final Fantasy: Curtain Call (3DS), Jet Set Radio (DC), Super Ghouls and Ghosts (SNES) and Golden Sun (GBA).
The Dreamcast, Sega’s last official hardware released worldwide, just turned 20 this year. Let’s take a look back on this influential but ultimately ill-fated console, looking at the hardware, the games and it’s impact on video gaming as a whole.
Sega has been a long standing fixture within both the arcade and home console market with a string of hits ranging from racing games to flying games and mascot Staples like Sonic the Hedgehog. Sega had much success with their superior scaling technology in games such as After Burner and Outrun as well as in the home with the massively successful Sega Genesis. Partially due to their stellar marketing and knowing their American audience. A string of lackluster home consoles and bad business moves came after though with the launch of the Sega CD, 32X and Saturn most of which barely lasted more than a few years. Consumer confidence in Sega was pretty low. And then something big happened.
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This week, we got a ton of news. Took a week off so we got alot of juicy content for you. Division hacks get you outside of the traversable game world, is a Microsoft/Sony connected online world in the cards?, the Metro 2033 movie, and Playstation VR gets a price point… or two. Dan talks Shadow Complex remake, we share our Pokken Tournament experiences, and we pit the Sega Dreamcast vs. the Sega Saturn in the most underrated game console of all time discussion.