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The Sega Dreamcast’s 20th Birthday!

The Sega Dreamcast’s 20th Birthday!

Typing up the title of this episode makes us feel old, but talking Sega Dreamcast instantly makes us feel twenty years younger! The guys start off talking about the Sega Saturn’s demise leading up to the Dreamcast launch, and Paul’s perhaps unhealthy obsession with former Sega president Bernie Stolar (4:00). Our first experiences with the Dreamcast are up next as well as a chat about the corporate politics at Sega at the time (8:20). We discuss the memorable launch (31:00)…

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Mind the Gap: On the Perils of a New Console Generation

Mind the Gap: On the Perils of a New Console Generation

The jump to a new generation of video game consoles is an exciting time for the industry and its many fans. Speculation abounds as those in the video games media wonder about what technology will be housed under the plastic box that will sit on your entertainment center for the next five years. There is always the push and pull of whether a company will choose to take the audacious approach of inserting every possible technological innovation into the system,…

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