January 31, 2001

Sega says... GBA

by Michael Cole - 7:45 pm PST
Source: IGN Pocket

Sega gives release dates for three upcoming GBA titles. Sonic Advance worldwide at the U.S. GBA launch.

Sega certainly looks like it has been planning to support the GBA for some time! According to IGNPocket, Chu Chu Rocket! will be a Japanese GBA release title! I'd be suprised if this didn't support GBA's wireless net... Also, Puyo Puyo will once again show its face--this time on the GBA. It should... Read more...

Does Sega have GCN dev kits? GC

by Mike Sklens - 5:53 pm PST
Source: IGN Pocket

N-Sider says "yes".

According to the N-Sider, yes Sega does have Dev kits for the GameCube. According to N-Sider, Sega has moved passed preliminary negotiations with Microsoft and Nintendo. They are apparently getting full cooperation from both industry giants. Sega has already ordered dev kits for both systems. N-Sider has this to say:


Chu Chu Gameboy GBA

by Mike Sklens - 12:18 pm PST
Source: Segadojo

Contained within is all kinds of Sega related news including the announcment of Chu Chu Rocket for the Gameboy Advance.

Puzzle fans rejoice!! The mega-hit Dreamcast game Chu Chu Rocket has been announced for the Game Boy Advance. In Chu Chu Rocket, players have to heard tiny little mice thingies (Chu Chus) into Rocket and keep them from getting eaten by the Kapu Kapu (big stupid looking cats with swirly eyes)! If you've... Read more...

rEAdy for GameCube

by Kosta Andreadis - 6:01 am PST
Source: FGN Online

EA "officially" confirms GameCube launch support

With EA heavily rumored to be on the GameCube bandwagon to the extent that its basically taken as fact, comes news that helps cement the publishing giant as a GCN supporter. EA CEO and Chairman Larry Probst said, "Gamecube is going to be an important platform in the next generation. You can surmise that we will be there when it is launched."


Arctic Thunder GC bound! GC

by Zosha Arushan - 2:18 am PST
Source: Gaming Age

Midway is bringing Arctic Thunder to all next-gen systems except the Dreamcast.

Another day, another GC title confirmed. Check it out:

Today, Gaming Age has confirmed that Arctic Thunder, one of Midway's latest arcade titles, has been confirmed for an X-Box, Gamecube and Playstation 2 release. Sadly, the Dreamcast won't be seeing this semi-sequel to Hydro Thunder due to the fact that Midway is applying their limited resources to the other consoles.


Psychic-type Pokémon

by Ty Shughart - 2:07 am PST
Source: Fatbabies

This is too strange to summarize.

Perhaps this is what we need, something a little sillier than a boring ol' strategy guide lawsuit... I spotted this over at Fatbabies.


By FatInsider

Popular and fiercely defended franchise leads inevitably to goat's blood consumption


January 30, 2001

More Sega - NGC games likely GBA

by Max Lake - 11:42 pm PST
Source: IGN Cube

Sega confirms the DC price drop (to $99) and introduces the "Smash Pack". Would you like some Sega classics with that Dreamcast sir? PICTURES!!!

OK, so in addition to what we posted earlier, Sega has announced that Dreamcast systems are confirmed to drop in price and will retail for $99 starting Febuary 5th. Justin Wood, my longtime buddy (& a staffer of Segadojo) told me a "Smash Pack" (which includes a Sega classics comp) should be available... Read more...

About the Conference

by Michael Cole - 11:01 pm PST

The Younger Plumber attends the conference "Entertainment in the Interactive Age" and tells us all about it.

I know there are those of you who are confused about what the “Entertainment in the Interactive Age” conference was all about, so I’ll give a brief summary of what I experienced these past two days. The University of Southern California regularly holds special events with guest speakers, and... Read more...

Paper Mario on Feb. 5

by Max Lake - 10:14 pm PST

Paper Mario gets an official release date. It's almost here!

I just took a "Planet break" to take in some anime on Cartoon Network (Outlaw Star is cool, yo) and saw an ad for Paper Mario during the commercial break. Looks like Paper Mario finally has a release date too, Febuary 5th, indicated by Nintendo's Gamelist. There's still a good deal to come to keep... Read more...

Big news from Sega GBA

by Mike Sklens - 4:12 pm PST
Source: Segadojo

SOE announces its plans to become a neutral 3rd party. The Dreamcast chip set will also be licensed to a range of devices including Palm. Finally, Sonic Advance is announced.

Sega of Europe has announced the company's future plans. According to SOE, Sega has a two-pronged approach. One, to become a neutral third-party developer. Two, provide the Dreamcast chip-set technology to a range of devices. One of these devices include the PACE Set Top Box. SOE has also announced... Read more...

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