Cruise companies have stepped up their offerings to widen appeal to a younger demographic.) is a home video game console that was released by Sega on November 27, 1998 in Japan, September 9, 1999 in North America, and October 14, 1999 in Europe.Today’s Top Stories | Today’s Weather Forecast Welcome to WTIC News Talk 1080 on CBSConnecticut.com!Breaking News, Sports, Traffic and Weather – the features you’ve come to trust from are all here. is filled with local guides, best-of lists and deals.It was the first entry in the sixth generation of video game consoles, preceding the Play Station 2, Xbox and Game Cube.The Dreamcast is Sega’s last home console to date, with no successor released since its discontinuation.
The Saturn was a CD-ROM-based console that displayed both 2D and 3D computer graphics, but its complex dual-CPU architecture made it more difficult to program for than its chief competitor, the Sony Play Station.
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In contrast to the expensive hardware of the unsuccessful Sega Saturn, the Dreamcast was designed to reduce costs with “off the shelf” components, including a Hitachi SH-4 CPU and an NEC Power VR2 GPU.
Initially released in Japan to a subdued reception, the Dreamcast enjoyed a highly successful U. launch backed by a large marketing campaign, but interest in the system steadily declined as Sony built hype for the upcoming Play Station 2.
Nintendo‘s long delay in releasing a competing 3D console and the damage done to Sega’s reputation by poorly supported add-ons for the Genesis (particularly the Sega 32X) allowed Sony to establish a foothold in the market.