|The DCJY Team - Tom, Gaz, Rob and Martin|
The larger of the two traditional TVs was exclusively used for The House of the Dead 2 (with two guns, naturally), while the VGA monitor and smaller TV were used for shmups such as Ghost Blade, Dux 1.5 and Fast Striker (thanks Aaron); and fighters like Capcom Vs SNK and King of Fighters '99. We really wanted to show the diversity of the Dreamcast's library so the main screen was also used to play host to four-way Virtua Tennis battles (which were a real crowd pleaser) and also that old fail safe Ready 2 Rumble Boxing.
The Twin Stick, steering wheel and arcade sticks went down a storm, as did the opened-up Dreamcast that we used to show people what the inside of the system looks like (don't worry - it was a broken one!). The wireless DreamConn controller was also very well received by those who used it, and and karaoke unit confused and intrigued a lot of people too!
ambitious work-in-progress shooter engine at the stand, and thanks must go to Sore Thumb games for lending us a couple of Dreamcast titles that we forgot to bring! Perhaps the best moment for me though, was when a young lad of around 9 years old came up and told me that his favourite console is the Dreamcast and his favourite game is Chu Chu Rocket. It's great to know that the next generation of gamers still have a place for the Dreamcast next to their PS4s, Wii Us and Xbox Ones. Below are a few more pictures from the event, and hopefully this will be the first of many more.