Subject: Re: Dreamcast Lives On
To: Byrd, John <>
From: Clayton Carey <>
List: port-dreamcast
Date: 01/25/2001 17:01:19
I have one question for you..

 Why are all the stores (up here in British Columbia, Canada anyways) pulling all the games from their shelfs and only selling the consoles themselves? I've only heard of Walmart doing this so far, but will this continue to other stores as well?

 - Clayton

On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 11:12:15AM -0800, Byrd, John wrote:
> > As the rumors have suggested, Sega confirms that it may mutate into some
> > other hardware incarnation. In case you haven't come across this already,
> > here are more Official statements from Sega of Japan, Europe and America.
> > Does our friend from Sega have any additional commentary? We promise not
> > to post it on every newsgroup and website in the biz. ;)
> Sigh.  The rumor mill has been working overtime on us recently, and because
> Sega (and every other technology company for that matter) doesn't comment on
> rumors, the rumors have gotten worse and not better.  Everyone wants to seem
> like they're the first one "in the know" about the videogame industry and
> about Sega specifically, even at the expense of being wrong if necessary.
> Dear 7334 kIdZ: we are not giving up on the Dreamcast.  We are going to make
> a whole bunch of Dreamcast games this year.  We are not going to stop
> selling the Dreamcast for the foreseeable future.  We are thinking up a
> bunch of new hardware designs around the SH-4 and PVR2 chipset.  We have a
> prototype set-top box that looks pretty cool.
> My specific advice: unless you've heard it directly from us -- meaning from
> -- take it with a small salt shaker.
> John Byrd
> Sega of America Dreamcast