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What is SEGA Spectrum?

28 May

sega spectrum e3

The image above was posted by a NeoGAF user a while ago, but still nobody has a clue on what this mysterious SEGA Spectrum is.

For those who don’t speak Japanese, the text says “A new world of entertainment”, but it could be referred to everything. Starting with a long waited return of SEGA in the hardware market with a brand new console (which is highly unlikely) to some sort of digital platform for releasing arcade titles directly to the cabinet’s boards (similar to the one from Taito).

Everything is possible, and we’ll know the truth soon enough as the date points to June 6th, exactly during this year’s E3.

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SEGA partners with Enterbrain to release some cool laptops

12 Feb

sega pc

We all want a new SEGA console, maybe a Dreamcast 2, but you know, this is never gonna happen.

Instead of realize our dreams (and most likely bankrupt for real this time), SEGA decided to collaborate with Enterbrain, a Japanese PC retailer, to create a new laptop series. These PCs, called SEGA NOTE PC, will feature a choice of four lid finishes: SEGA blue, SEGA Mega Drive, SEGA Saturn and SEGA Dreamcast; and they all look pretty awesome.

sega pc note

These SEGA NOTE PCs will be available in four different models, from entry-level to top-level, and the most powerful (and expensive) will feature all the four retro-covers. Here are the specs and prices.

sega pc note

Now the bad news (beside the not-so-cheap price range from ¥99,750/£682/€793/$1068 to ¥194,250/£1329/€1546/$2080). These PCs will be produced only if  a certain number (yup, we know it’s a little vague) of preorder is  reached. Uh, did we mention that an European/Northamerican release is never ever gonna happen?

If you’re still interested (and if you the mysterious Japanese language), check out the official site.