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Sega Dreamcast

We have collected and analyzed 8 expert reviews and 1030 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 100/100 and users rate it 76/100. The average review date is Jul 6, 2002. We have compared these reviews to 133747 reviews from other Game Consoles. The alaScore™ for this product is 80/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 17, 2018.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sega Dreamcast


alaTest has collected and analyzed 161 user reviews of Sega Dreamcast from 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 Reviewers really like the portability and usability. The game selection and design also get good feedback, but views are divided on the reliability.

price, design, game selection, usability, portability

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

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

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Tony Kaklamanos (

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

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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

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I don\'t like down like down time.


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


Jun, 2010

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Name Brand product at a good price.




Jun, 2010

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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...

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Apr, 2010

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great system!


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


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Feb, 2010

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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

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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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Finally Dreamcast games on the 360, Is it me or do Sega seem to always know how to mess things up

Feb, 2011

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


Display (Projector)


Game Console

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


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sega Dreamcast

Input Device

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Type:Game pad




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


Installed Size:16MB

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