ThinkGeek's New Dreamcasts Aren't Looking So New

According to one Destructoid tipster, that new stock of $100 Dreamcasts offered by ThinkGeek may not be so new after all. His console was "roughed up — the barcode has been scratched, the console's plastic has gunk on it." Even in its last breaths on this earth, the Dreamcast just can't catch a break. [Destructoid via » 5/20/09 12:36pm 5/20/09 12:36pm

Dreamcast PC Is Like a Teddy Bear Restuffed with Feces

Tokyo PC shop Tsukumo built this custom Dreamcast computer. Its innards gutted, the system was "upgraded" with a new motherboard, Blu-ray drive, HDMI, and 160GB hard drive. The controller ports were swapped out for USB inputs and mega-sized fan was added to the bottom. Added up, these changes represent $1000 in… » 11/26/08 8:37am 11/26/08 8:37am

Homemade Handheld Dreamcast is the Stuff Dreams are Made Of

Ah, the Dreamcast. Just whispering its name brings thousands of fanboys to half-mast, so I can't even imagine the number of popped tents this beautiful handheld Dreamcast is going to provoke. It really is a work of beauty, isn't it? We've seen portable Dreamcasts » 10/15/08 10:15am 10/15/08 10:15am before, but this one just looks so much better.…

John Carmack Says iPhone As Powerful as Dreamcast, More Powerful Than…

We're all for making hyperbolic statements about how powerful the iPhone is as a gaming system, but John Carmack's taking things to the next level. As you remember, Sega has previously said that the iPhone is as powerful as their Dreamcast system, and EA has previously said that it's more powerful than the DS, but… » 8/04/08 11:52am 8/04/08 11:52am

Sega Says the iPhone Is As Powerful As the Dreamcast

Developers are just getting their heads around the concepts introduced by the iPhone, but so far they like what they see. EA said it's more powerful than the DS, and now Sega-the guys who made Super Monkey Ball for the platform-is saying that it's just as powerful as the Dreamcast. The Dreamcast! Do you remember how… » 7/16/08 7:39pm 7/16/08 7:39pm

Portable Dreamcast Makes Us Cast Our Dreams Away in Favor of Reality,…

The Dreamcast, borderline success that it was, always held a special place in our hearts. We just had a soft spot for punching the crap out of each other during a session of Virtua Fighter. That is why this Portable Dreamcast, put together by a zealous fanboy, has us experiencing a warm feeling in the pits of our… » 1/07/08 3:10pm 1/07/08 3:10pm

Is Sega Working on Dreamcast II? Please Let This Be True

I know that there are a lot of Dreamcast fanboys out there, so let me get your hopes up (only to have them dashed later on down the line most likely). A recent trademark update by Sega has sparked rumors that they may be thinking about a return to the console biz with a second coming of the Dreamcast. From the filing: » 12/06/07 5:40pm 12/06/07 5:40pm

Prototype Dreamcast with Zip Drive Costs More Than 28 Xbox 360s

As a proud owner of a Dreamcast, I am a man that can appreciate one with a prototype Zip Drive jammed into it. And now, thanks to the Internet, I can get one — for $10,000 on eBay. Apparently, before the DC's fatal collapse, Imega Corp. made a 100MB Zip drive attachment that would help hold everything from saved games… » 9/13/07 7:45pm 9/13/07 7:45pm