22 brilliant Dreamcast games doomed to die

With the end in sight, these ingenious efforts didn't stand a chance

All week we%26rsquo;ve been wallowing in Sega-soaked self pity, lamenting the Dreamcast%26rsquo;s tragically short lifespan. From 1999 to 2001 it managed to go from %26ldquo;Sega%26rsquo;s big comeback%26rdquo; to %26ldquo;whoops, out of business%26rdquo; despite a strong, diverse lineup of first and third party titles. With only so much cash to dump onto a system that had mere months to live, thousands of gamers were forced to pass on anything but clear-cutsystem-sellerslike Sonic, Soul Calibur and 2K Sports.

Naturally this led to dozens of %26ldquo;also ran%26rdquo; titles that cried out for your attention, only to be sentenced to mass bargain bin graves the likes of which we wouldn%26rsquo;t see again until Rock Revolution. Collected here are 22 of the very best Dreamcast games that met such undignified ends.

Contributing editors: Brett Elston, Henry Gilbert, Matt Keast, Joe Newman, Mikel Reparaz

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