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Top 10 Video Game Controllers

By Shack Staff, Feb 16, 2018 4:20pm PST

That's right. We are finally doing it for Shacknews. Here are our Staff's Top 10 Video Game Controllers.


"I'm sorry,but the GameCube controller is among one of the worst that I've ever played with. Not ..."

- Th3rdSun see all 61 comments

20 Games You Would Want on a Sega Dreamcast Mini

By Chris Jarrard, Sep 01, 2017 1:40pm PDT

If I rubbed a lamp containing a genie, one of my three wishes would be for a Dreamcast Mini. The other two wishes would be for Thin Lizzy to un-die and reform and for Kellogg's to bring back Frosted Double Dip Crunch.


"Man I would buy any kind dreamcast re-release in a heartbeat. I seriously have a Dreamcast ..."

- shmargin see all 55 comments

Original Xbox controller designs show how the Dreamcast influenced Microsoft's first console

By Daniel Perez, Jun 27, 2016 8:45am PDT

The Dreamcast appears to have more influence on the original Xbox than most originally thought.


"Wasn't the original Xbox within a hair's breadth of being Dreamcast compatible? That would make ..."

- baron calamity see all 11 comments

Dreamcast JRPG Grandia II getting remastered release on PC

By Daniel Perez, May 12, 2015 7:30am PDT

One of the Dreamcast's most iconic RPGs, Grandia II, is getting remasterd and will be released on the PC.


"It was my sophomore year at high school when this game came out and I went into the local ..."

- DandySlayer see all 15 comments

Genesis homebrew Pier Solar HD coming to PS4 and Xbox One

By Steve Watts, Mar 11, 2014 12:30pm PDT

An HD remake of the 2010 homebrew Genesis RPG Pier Solar and the Great Architects is in the works, and developer Watermelon recently announced it obtained licenses for PS4 and Xbox One versions.


"I would say Dreamcast isn't that odd choice for platform since this originally meant to be done ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 4 comments

New game releases of February 17-23

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 16, 2014 9:00am PST

Next week brings oodles of new games, including bug-squisher Earth Defense Force 2025, town-builder Banished, the next-gen versions of jumper Rayman, murder-y jumper Strider, ape simulator Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, and an Early Access release for mankind-destroye...


"Followed Banished for so long. Excited to finally get to try it."

- =]Milo[= see all 23 comments

Dreamcast shmup NEO XYX launches next week

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 12, 2014 8:30am PST

Sega's doomed Dreamcast is still warmly remembered, more than many other old consoles, and several teams are even still making games for it. Two-man German studio NG:DEV.TEAM today announced that its 2D shmup NEO XYX will launch for Dreamcast on February 17, coming in a fanc...


"Yeah, they've released a couple Neo Geo MVS games and ported them to Dreamcast as I remember."

- Vorlonesque see all 6 comments

Dreamcast Games Coming to PS3, Xbox 360

By Chris Faylor, Jun 10, 2010 10:20am PDT

Following numerous rumors and a leaked internal document, SEGA today confirmed that it will be bringing "classic titles from its popular Dreamcast...


"Oh damn straight! That Shenmue 1&2, Powerstone 1&2 and both the Sonic Adventures... What would ..."

- monchipeters see all 56 comments

Peter Moore Pulled the Plug on the Dreamcast

By Blake Ellison, Sep 15, 2008 10:50am PDT

Nearly ten years ago EA Sports president Peter Moore was an executive at Sega, brought in at the eleventh hour to manage the launch of the...


"Yeah, that is what made them so cool back in the day. Sega systems were the bad boy systems ..."

- Gwyndion see all 53 comments

Shenmue Import Guide

By Steve Gibson, Dec 18, 2001 1:09pm PST

Jason has put together a guide for all you Shenmue players out there who are itching to import the sequel and convert your save game over. The...


" that's my rationale. What am I gonna do, create a separate account and give it administrator ..."

- jason bergman see all 36 comments

First Console Virus!

By Jack Mathews, Nov 29, 2001 3:49pm PST

Ok, maybe the headline was a tad misleading. It turns out that a Japanese Dreamcast game in Japan has been released with a PC virus. Apparently...


" Actually, once you do one or two, its rather easy, and its a great way to actually finish a ..."

- *metal* see all 102 comments

Cheap Dreamcast

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 21, 2001 9:20am PST

If you don't feel like spending $200 or $300 on a new console, Sega today announced the Dreamcast will be selling for a mere $49.95. As noted in...


" I thought I was the only person in the world to know about the Cosmic Smash greatness. *addictive*"

- laidback see all 26 comments

Dreamcast Price Drop

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 26, 2001 8:29am PDT

According to FGN it will be real hard to not pick up a Dreamcast. On August 12 the price will drop to a very low $79.95. At the end of the year,...


" I actually have one of those along with a whole lotta games in a duffel bag somewhere."

- Vorlonesque see all 47 comments

Half-Life Dreamcast Cancelled

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 15, 2001 5:12pm PDT

Rumors by various news sources have just been confirmed by Sierra, the Dreamcast version of Half-Life has been cancelled. Not surprising since the...


"well. That was odd. Was the post so bad that it had to be overwritten?"

- male/grunt see all 61 comments

Dreamcast Half-Life

By Steve Gibson, May 08, 2001 6:40am PDT

The IGN guys are running a special this week on the upcoming Dreamcast version of Half-Life which is looking pretty darn smooth. If you've got a...


" My thoughts exactly. Now just to figure out how to get the DSL modem working with the DC. ..."

- Barumpus see all 11 comments