Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Dreamcast’s Castlevania Resurrections Demo Released

The long lost Castlevania: Resurrection E3 Demo once used by Konami for a potential release and showcase on the SEGA Dreamcast.  Has been made available for download via website The Dreamcast Junkyard. This build of the game had been recently found and had made news headlines earlier this month.  With a bit of additional controversy […]

SmokeMonster

New Dreamcast Atomiswave Arcade Ports – Unreleased Fighters: KenJu & Force Five

We have been following Megavolt85’s efforts to convert Atomiswave Arcade games to run natively on the Dreamcast. Recently he released ports of two unreleased Atomiwave figthing games: KenJu and Force Five. KenJu combines cel shaded 3D graphics with 2D gameplay, and plays similarly to Rival Schools. Force Five is a 3D fighter later became Jingi […]

SmokeMonster

Atomiswave Dolphin Blue now fully playable on Dreamcast

I reported recently about Megavolt85’s native 1:1 Atomiswave-to-Dreamcast ports, and I posted a video on the topic. Since then, more Atomiswave arcade games have been ported over. RetroRGB/Bob maintains a list of the ports here. As I explained in my video though, “port” might not be the correct word; the Atomiswave is a Dreamcast and […]

SmokeMonster

Dreamcast Atomiswave Arcade Ports

In my latest video, I cover the technical aspects of porting Atomiswave arcade games to the Dreamcast. I cover the similarities between the two systems and what games we might look forward to. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77L4KuNpL78   Sega Dreamcast Console (Renewed)  (165) $207.89 Contains: Gray Dreamcast unit, modem, controller, power cable, and stereo a/v […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

New Dreamcast BBA Solution

A brand new Broadband Adapter (BBA) kit for the SEGA Dreamcast was recently shown and released on the Dreamcast-Talk forums.  Xrider the maker of the conversion kit.  Showed off the process of assembling the kit as well as going over the requirements for doing the kit conversion.  Assembly, soldering, and tracking down of parts is […]

SmokeMonster

Metal Slug 6: First Atomiswave Arcade Native Port to Dreamcast

The Atomiswave arcade platform is seen by many as a spiritual successor to the Neo Geo MVS, being a collaboration between Sammy, SNK, and Sega. Interestingly, it was very similar to the Dreamcast hardware, even more so than the Sega Naomi. Unlike Naomi though, Atomiswave has been largely overlooked due to its rarity and relative […]

Alex Mitchell

MODE: v1.03R02 Firmware and Saturn/DC Database Update

Retro hardware developer Terraonion has released two updates over as many weeks to refine the experience of using their Sega Saturn and Dreamcast Optical Drive Emulator—M.O.D.E. Firmware v1.03R02 landed about two weeks ago and adjusts a few things for Saturn and Dreamcast users. Terraonion has provided this changelog: [SAT] Fix CDDA noise added by previous […]

Alex Mitchell

StrikerDC Review: Welcome to the Stage of History

I appreciate it when companies like 8BitDo update tried and true designs with a few modern amenities—wireless connection, turbo buttons, etc.—but it’s also nice to see companies throw convention to the wind and take a crack at reinventing the wheel. Enter Retro Fighters: the Kickstarter controller darlings of retro gaming, hellbent on creating alternatives to […]

SmokeMonster

Dreamcast Xeno Crisis Released

Bitmap Bureau today made the surprise announcement that the Sega Dreamcast release of Xeno Crisis complete, and they have already shipped out all pre-orders. That is quite a feat considering the state of global supply chains. As with their Xeno Crisis release for the Genesis, a ROM download option is also available in CDI format […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Retro Fighters Dreamcast Controller Update

Retro Fighters the company behind the StrikerDC a 3rd party made SEGA Dreamcast controller.  Have received their first run of production units from the factory and will be shipping to the Kickstarter backers and website pre-orders promptly.  Updates and invoices have gone out via email and customers should expect their deliveries to arrive soon.   […]