SEGA 'thinking' about Saturn games for PSN/XBL
- Posted July 1st, 2010 at 10:54 EDT by Mike Harradence
- 23 Comments
SEGA has hinted that the company may release downloadable Saturn games for PSN/XBL later down the line, though conceded the platform didn’t match the global success of the Genesis and Dreamcast, hence why the latter is first out the door.
Chatting with Impress Watch, SEGA’s producer for Dreamcast re-releases, Yosuke Okunari, commented, "When you look globally the Genesis and Dreamcast are well known, but Saturn is unknown.”
"During that period, PlayStation and Nintendo 64 were a success overseas, but to be honest Saturn was not a success. Because of this, we decided on Dreamcast."
However, Okunari revealed that the Japanese giant is also looking at porting Saturn titles over to Sony and Microsoft’s online services, and encouraged fans to share their requests: “What we announced this time is a project where we will have consecutive releases of titles that were debuted on Dreamcast."
“Separate from this, we're of course thinking about ports of Saturn games. It's the same as how Sega Ages and Virtual Console were separate existences. It's not that we have no intention of porting Saturn titles, so please share your requests."
The first Dreamcast games will be heading to PSN/XBL later this year in the form of Sonic Adventure and Crazy Taxi.
rutea7 | rutea7
- 5:55am EDT - July 1st, 2010
yes please, give me Burning Rangers =P
- 6:00am EDT - July 1st, 2010
They have talked about this before. I believe there was an article on this about a year ago, I could be wrong, though.
- 6:12am EDT - July 1st, 2010
alright i'll say it, Panzer Dragoon!
- 7:07am EDT - July 1st, 2010
- 7:19am EDT - July 1st, 2010
- 8:42am EDT - July 1st, 2010
How about Mystaria, a really good, turn based RPG adventure.
Frankenstein, a point and click, Tim Curry romp...
Fighting Vipers, beat em up with destructible clothing and armour.
Sim City 2000
Lemmings 3d, was really good...
- 8:51am EDT - July 1st, 2010
- 9:00am EDT - July 1st, 2010
Shining Force III and Dragon Force!
- 9:01am EDT - July 1st, 2010
@6 I still have Mysteria. Man that system was a gem machine. Mysteria, Astal, The best version of Sonic 3D blast, Clockwork Knight 1 and 2, Albert Odyssey, Panzer Dragoon, Nights into Dreams, Sega Rally, Sonic Jam. That was good times. I gave up my N64 for that system and never regretted it once.
1solidsnake | solid1snake67
- 10:37am EDT - July 1st, 2010
lol can't remember any sega games. only sonic and sonic and knuckles. and sonic 3d lol street fighter turbo.. it's still just seeeeeggggggaaaaaaaa! haha.
- 10:50am EDT - July 1st, 2010
Crazy Taxi on my Ps3. Ha!
- 1:48pm EDT - July 1st, 2010
To be honest I'd rather have a current gen version of Crazy Taxi on my PS3.
- 4:57pm EDT - July 1st, 2010
@8 YES! a Shining Force 3 release would make me soil myself...
- 6:04pm EDT - July 1st, 2010
Panzer Dragoon series, please! *fingers crossed*
- 8:34pm EDT - July 1st, 2010
Panzer Dragoon Zwei, the second panzer dragoon. Never got to play it.
Bug 1 and 2, lots of fun... Be good on my PSP...
- 12:22am EDT - July 2nd, 2010
That would be awesome, especially since sega saturn is one of the few game systems i don't or never have owned
- 3:53am EDT - July 2nd, 2010
Here are my faves and youtube them if you don't recoqnize any: Shining Force 3, Astra Superstars, Sonic Council, Radiant Silvergun, Shining The Holy Ark, Dracula X (Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Uncut!!!) and Grandia i would love to have on my PS3.
- 5:13am EDT - July 2nd, 2010
@17 Saturn truly had the best version of Grandia but the PS1 version isn't by any means broken and since it's already on ps1 classics on psn I can guarantee you won't see that one.
- 2:47pm EDT - July 2nd, 2010
I keep saying this but I really want chu chu rockets from dreamcast and star wars ep 1 racer ( and if possible make dreamcast compatible with PSP ) - I've never played saturn games but I would like to see sonic 3D, virtua cop/ fighter and Marvel superheros
- 12:19am EDT - July 3rd, 2010
@18 I didn't even know Grandia was available on PSN. ;)/
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