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Dreamcast 2 In the Works?

Chris Gilbert, executive VP of sales for SOA let something slip in during a discussion with CNN about the PS2 launch yesterday–the DC 2 might be in development. Gilbert stated that Sega’s next console is in the preliminary stages of

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Sega Could Post Major Losses

It looks like the DC price drops finally hit home–reports are indicating that Sega is looking forward to a twenty billion yen loss for the fiscal year ending March. The price drops and high manufacturing costs for DC chips are

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PS2 Launch: All Hype, Nothing to Show

It’s just as we suspected–the PS2 launch yesterday was nothing but a hype machine gone horribly wrong. Gamers all across the Americas lined up very early before retail store openings, only to realize that major shortages in those stores would

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Sony Profits Fall Drastically

After concentrating efforts on a hyping the PS2, Sony has announced that profits have dropped fifty seven percent: Tokyo, Oct. 26 (Bloomberg) — Sony Corp., the world’s second largest maker of consumer electronics, said fiscal second-quarter profit fell 57 percent, dragged

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Sonic Team News Shorts 10/25/2000

It appears that Phantasy Star Online: Limited Edition will still be released, contradicting an earlier report the Sonic Scene made today. Sega has responded, and we can tell you that the special Network Trial edition of PSO, available only through

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Report from Malaysia: Arcade Game Ban

Knux Lee Echidna was kind enough to send me an E-Mail exactly what is going on in Malaysia with the government suddenly banning arcade games, and where Sega fits into this equation: …the ban has some exceptions, all video game outlets,

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More PSO Info Revealed

Here’s some stage details: Fifty missions will be available initially at various locales, with an additional fifty unlockable as the game progresses. The first two stages are Wild stages, containing artificial forests; the next three Cave stages, but farther than

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Sega Fan’s PS2 Perspective

From the DC Tech Pages, this is in the words of MODUS: Today, to my pleasant surprise, I had the opportunity to take home my US Playstation 2, with a copy of Tekken Tag Tournament. It was just me, the

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More PSO Character Details

Thanks to IGN Dreamcast, we know a little bit about the protagonists and the antagonists of PSO: There are nine main characters in Phantasy Star Online, divided, as previously mentioned, into three classes: Hunters, Rangers and Force. Each character is classified

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PS2 Launch Woes Detailed

From FGN Online: One store manager rightly commented that the Electronic Boutiques and other retailing big-boys will revel in the PS2 launch because they have the buying power, “…but small retailers do not. Our group of stores had intended on ordering

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