Wednesday, February 23, 2011

What Is Sega Thinking?!?

So, I was browsing through press releases this morning and came across one from Sega. The release was a trailer for an upcoming collection of games they have on the horizon. That collection is simply titled The Sega Dreamcast Collection. Now, this isn't the first I've heard of this game's existence, but I never knew what was actually in the collection. I was a little apprehensive about reserving a copy though, and now I know why. The first problem is that it's only four games, and since I still have a Dreamcast, I have the four games already. Second problem is that the games aren't releases from other publishers, just Sega, but that is to be expected. Finally, the four games on the collection are Sonic Adventure, Sega Bass Fishing, Crazy Taxi, and Space Channel 5. No Jet Grind Radio, Shenmue, Phantasy Star Online, Alien Front Online, etc. I love Sega Bass Fishing, but not more than Jet Grind Radio. In my opinion, Sega only got half of this collection right, and with Dreamcast games available on XBLA and PSN, this wasn't really a needed collection in this day and age. Sega, save yourself the annoyance of fanboy backlash and make this game a series of volumes like SegaAges was on the Japanese PS2, or make your entire Dreamcast catalog downloadable for those services. Because I honestly hear the flame war about to begin.

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