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Scammer asks: Do you still own a Dreamcast?

D-X

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This is pretty interesting:

From: http://www.seganerds.com/2008/03/08/sega-japan-still-showing-dreamcast-support-in-2008/#more-3816

“Do you still own a Dreamcast?” - That is what Sega Japan is asking the world.

“Why?” is just what you might be asking. To be honest, we are not entirely sure. But Sega Japan appears to have updated its Dreamcast website and has opened up a new sub-site where Dreamcast owners can register, using their Dreamcast’s serial numbers, allowing them access to their own “@user.dreamcast.com” account.

At first I thought it could be some sort of fan/hoax site, but now I’m not sure, as the site content does appear to be fairly legit.

Could it be that Sega is planning some sort of Dreamcast re-release? Are they planning to celebrate the DC’s 10th Birthday? (Though I’m not sure if the dates tally for that). Maybe they are planning on releasing old Dreamcast games? Or perhaps starting up the old Dreamcast servers for online play? Or are they just curious little puppies?

The main point of this is that if Dreamcast fans ever wanted to show their true support for the system, now is the time! By registering your console at the site, we can show Sega Japan just how many Dreamcast owners are still out there!

Hopefully we will get some answers soon enough.
Follow the URL for links to the actual site


http://www.dreamcast.com/

http://www.dreamcast.com/apps/ucp.php
 
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I've got one but i need to hook it up and see if it works...

very intruiging! :D

edit: just registered. I wonder what they've got in store?
 
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Gagaman

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A Dreamcast trademark update and now this? What could they be up to?

I'm not going to get my hopes up but...oh what the hell. THE DREAM IS ALIVE ETC :D
 

Tyrannical

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Sonic came to me in a dream and told me that a DVD playing Dreamcast is going to be released in Brazil. It won't support the GD ROM format, and the re-released games will be in Portugese.
 

Pachael

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Looks... legit?

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WHOIS information for: dreamcast.com:

[whois.PublicDomainRegistry.com]
Domain Name: DREAMCAST.COM

Registrant:
SEGA CORPORATION
Shoji Takamitsu (Shoji_Takamitsu@sega.co.jp)
Haneda 1-2-12, Ohta-ku, Tokyo
Tokyo
null,1448531
JP
Tel. +81.0357367080

Creation Date: 12-Jun-2005
Expiration Date: 12-Jun-2008

Domain servers in listed order:
ns2.dreamcast.com
ns1.dreamcast.com


Administrative Contact:
SEGA CORPORATION
Shoji Takamitsu (Shoji_Takamitsu@sega.co.jp)
Haneda 1-2-12, Ohta-ku, Tokyo
Tokyo
null,1448531
JP
Tel. +81.0357367080
 

womp

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Yes, two in fact.

Launch system still kicking and my $50 clearance still boxed DC as a backup in the closet. ;)
 

Tailzo

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Rise from your grave - Altered Beast

Edit: I've got two too.

Also, I see several numbers on the back, IS the serial the one on the white sticker?
 
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Tailzo said:
Rise from your grave - Altered Beast

Edit: I've got two too.

Also, I see several numbers on the back, IS the serial the one on the white sticker?
The one with the barcode... I hope !
 
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Kittonwy said:
I have it but it's stored in a box and I'm probably never going to take it out. It's fucking dead, Sega fans, just leave it be.
Hey, if you don't have to face the truth about PS3, we don't have to face the truth about DC.

THAT'S THE DEAL, MY FURRY FRIEND
 

Tailzo

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radioheadrule83 said:
The one with the barcode... I hope !
Yeah, that's what I thought, and they did send me a password and username, so I guess that was the right one. I don't know where to use the login info yet, though.
 

Tailzo

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Kittonwy said:
I have it but it's stored in a box and I'm probably never going to take it out. It's fucking dead, Sega fans, just leave it be.
Come on, register it, it might be for something fun. Maybe you'll recieve a code to play some little free online game starring the Dreamcast to celebrate the 10th year?
 

Timo

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I registered as well. Anyone thinking wii-like console rerelease with the fishing controller modified to be the controller?

while I'm at it, did anyone play vitrua tennis with he fishing controller?