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Sega Dreamcast

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1039 reviews of Sega Dreamcast. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Game Consoles for all reviews. Comments about the game selection and design are generally positive. The usability and size are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive views about the reliability.

price, size, usability, design, game selection

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Game Consoles the Sega Dreamcast is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sega Dreamcast

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 161 user reviews of Sega Dreamcast from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Game Consoles on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the portability and usability. The game selection and design are also mentioned favorably, but comments are divided on the reliability.

price, design, game selection, usability, portability

90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sega Dreamcast ConsoleSega Dreamcast Console

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Godem Online Inc. (3dgameman.com)

Sega Dreamcast Video Review

 

Sega Dreamcast

Feb, 2007

Expert review by : Tony Kaklamanos (avrev.com)

Sega Dreamcast

 

Introduction Some of you may be a bit surprised to see a review of a video gaming system here in the pages of Audio Revolution. Home video game systems can be a significant part of home entertainment and are relatively inexpensive and easy to add to...

Jan, 2001

Expert review by (zdnet.com.au)

Sega Dreamcast

 

The Sega Dreamcast is a marvelous 32-bit game console with unsurpassed graphics and great stereo sound.

Sep, 2001

Expert review by : Chris Cain (What PC?)

Sega Dreamcast

 

Dreamcast's graphics are stunning and the games are superb.

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Dreamcast games easily outshine those on other consoles and its online facilities make it a cheap alternative to the PC. Welcome back Sega!

Jan, 2000

Consumer review (buydig.com)

I don\'t like down like down time.

 

When the vac goes dead just pop in the fresh batter and keep going.

Lightweight","Powerful

Jun, 2010

Consumer review (buydig.com)

Name Brand product at a good price.

 

None

Lightweight","Powerful

Jun, 2010

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Ill-Fated but great system

 

Who can forget this sensation of a system? The ads were everywhere, on Television, in print, on billboards, and even in movie trailers. In fact, the system itself was the official sponsor of nearly every show and event on MTV from 1999 to about early...

None submitted

None submitted

Apr, 2010

Consumer review (shopping.com)

great system!

 

the sega dreamcast was sega's last shot at the console market, it was a decent system. the games were good!

Fun

None submitted

Feb, 2010

Consumer review (en.audiofanzine.com)

User review Sega Dreamcast by moosers on Audiofanzine

 

Sega Dreamcast is an electronic gaming console and one of the first of its kind in the fact that the games are CDs. It has connections for four controllers and each controller has four buttons, a j...

Apr, 2009

Consumer review (play.com)

not good space channel 5 part2saves this

 

got this 8quid fair price the ports are not the best quality prob lazy u can listen to ur own music xbox so crazy taxi muzuk not bother me -- space channel 5 2 is the reason i got this as it very expensive on ps2 or dreamcast still -- sonic adventure...

Aug, 2011
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Product Specifications

Dreamcast features include 128-bit performance from a reduced instruction set computing (RISC) central processor, an independent 3D graphics engine and a dedicated 3D sound chip. Dreamcast uses a Visual Memory System (VMS) with a built-in LCD screen. Gamers can choose plays in sports games or plan offensive moves in RPG games without their challengers clueing in. You can also save special characters, moves or teams to the VMS, and swap info with your fellow Dreamcast owners by connecting your VMS card to theirs.

Audio Output

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:7.7in
Height:3.1in
Weight:4.4lbs
Width:7.5in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Game Console

Color Support:Color
Name:Sega Dreamcast
Type:Game console

Header

Localization:English/French
Manufacturer:Sega
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sega Dreamcast

Input Device

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Type:Game pad

Miscellaneous

Color:Gray

Modem

56K Technology:V.90
Type:Modem (analog)

RAM

Installed Size:16MB
Technology:SDRAM

Video Memory

Installed Size:8MB

Video Output

2D/3D Graphics Support:2D/3D graphics acceleration
Analog Video Format:NTSC
Analog Video Signal:Composite video / S-Video
Graphic Effects:Alpha-blending / Anisotropic filtering / Anti-aliasing / Bilinear filtering / Bump mapping / Environment mapping / Fog effects / Gouraud shading / MIP-mapping / Modifier volumes / Perspective correction / Point filtering / Specular effects / Trilinear filtering