Dreamcast Era Attire Goes 360

Sega is showing more love for Dreamcast era classics, this time at the Xbox 360 Avatar Marketplace! Hitting the virtual shops today are a bevy of Sega and Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing themed attire including logo shirts, helmets, racing suits and Sega character themed items. The full listing can be found here, but let's take a closer look at the items that matter to Dreamcast fans.

My avatar doing some Shenmue cosplay

First up is the best item out of all of them: Ryo's Jacket! Made for both men and women, Ryo's jacket is a near perfect replica of the one seen in Shenmue. Yeah, the diamond patch on the front is missing, but I can assure you that the tiger is on the back. Considering that blue jeans and white sneakers are default items, one could easily make a Ryo costume.

Up next is the stylish Amigo sombrero. I don't think Gagaman has a 360, but if he did I'm certain his avatar would have one of these.
AAUK of Sonic Wrecks went into detail on why Amigo's hat isn't larger:

A couple of other items bit the dust like Beat’s skates, I even had it down in my plan that your avatar action would become the little victory jig he does, but alas again the skates fell foul of the bounding box of the avatars, you can’t elevate the Avatar itself and neither can you have things going through the floor. You may notice the Amigo sombrero isn’t as wide as Amigo’s normally is, this is for the same reason.

Despite the restrictions, the hat looks great! I know what I'll be wearing on May 5th.

Finally we come to Beat's glasses. While not based on the original Dreamcast game (these come from JSRF) they still look quite cool and would go great with a yellow t-shirt and some headphones:

Overall the items are very cool. Prices for clothing and accessories range from $1 to $2, with props selling for $3. If you have extra points or are willing to spend a few bucks to dress a digital version of yourself, give it a go!

6 comments:

The GagaMan(n) said...

Hell yeah I'd have that Sombrero if I had a 360! Just bought the game for my PS3, just waiting for it to arrive. :)

Barry the Nomad said...

Nice! You'll love it. Good timing too, as DLC is soon to be announced.

CCowell125 said...

Looks good, although I don't tend to purchase avatar stuffs. I may make an exception when I get the Microsoft points for the first major piece of DLC though. :P

Barry the Nomad said...

Might as well get the Ryo jacket with leftover points ;) Gotta impress the Nozomis out there!

SonikkuCreed92 said...

Haha That my avatar you got there my avatar is famous now =D lol,i've gotta say tho that this Sonic & Sega All Star Racing avatar clothing is awesome my avatar has been itching for Sega clothing for sometime now ^___^ I love my Samba De Amigo hat XDD

Barry the Nomad said...

lol, yeah, I skimmed through my friends list and used any avatars that had a Dreamcast item as I didn't have any at the moment. I'd ask for permission, but I'd rather make stars out of people. :P