No Tune Unturned: Dreamcast

No Tune Unturned: Dreamcast

Oct 14, 2012

Welcome back to No Tune Unturned, a feature in which some dude with no musical training beyond boring childhood piano lessons elaborates on why, precisely, he likes videogame music so much. Last month’s instalment charted the four corners of Azeroth in a grand tour of World of Warcraft and its many incarnations, and now we face yet another agent of...

Shenmue – Better Late Than Never?

Shenmue – Better Late Than Never?

Mar 2, 2011

“Matt-san.” “Matt-san” came the voice again. I ignored it, aware that I was dreaming. “Do you know where… icanfind any sailors?” It was a broken American accent with no concept of where to pause or place emphasis. “Ryo, is that you?” I replied, now conscious of being sat on a fork-lift truck, solitary,...

Crazy Taxi: review

Crazy Taxi: review

Dec 2, 2010

Format: XBLA (version reviewed), PSN Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sega Developer: Sega Players: 1 Site: www.xbox.com With Sega’s latest scheme to re-release Dreamcast classics on XBLA and PSN, they seem intent on shooting themselves in the foot. Sonic Adventure’s release proved once and for all that it wasn’t ever a good game to begin...

Reach Out And Talk To Someone

Reach Out And Talk To Someone

Jun 11, 2010

At some point, we have to face facts: not everyone is a hardcore gamer. Worse yet, the ratio of people actively playing games to the people who don’t know their thumb from their arse-end is something like 1:1,000. Yes, chances are your friends aren’t gamers. Chances are your parents aren’t. Chances are your significant other isn’t. So...

Dreamcast’s Sonic Adventure and Crazy Taxi Headed to XBLA/PSN

While a handful of Dreamcast titles have made their way to services like XBLA and PSN in the past, it seems Sega is now taking the idea a bit more seriously. This fall, most likely starting the week of September 9th (based on the 11th anniversary of the Dreamcast), Sega will dive back into the Dreamcast catalog with an XBLA/PSN incarnation of Sonic Adventure....