Will Sega ever make console hardware again?

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#10 Posted by Bones8677 (3486 posts) -

Hell no. Sega can't even make good software anymore!

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#12 Posted by Video_Game_King (36564 posts) -

Nai, non, nyet, nein, hakuna:


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#13 Posted by fwylo (3571 posts) -

Negative...but KUPO!?

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#14 Posted by Animasta (14903 posts) -

they're going to go into making PC hardware

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#15 Posted by AhmadMetallic (19301 posts) -
@Video_Game_King said:
" Nai, non, nyet, nein, hakuna:

matata ?
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#17 Posted by mazik765 (2366 posts) -

God, I sure hope not. The last thing we need is another console to have to buy.

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#18 Posted by TheCreamFilling (1235 posts) -

Negative. The competition is too firmly rooted with the audience, and I doubt just pure Dreamcast nostalgia will make up for that. 

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#19 Posted by HandsomeDead (11853 posts) -

I hope not. Their games are so bad that I can't imagine how bad their hardware would be.

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#20 Posted by FateOfNever (1869 posts) -

Not likely.  I mean, I suppose some crazy shit could happen and in twenty or thirty years somehow Nintendo has gone out of business and Sega picked up the pieces, and Microsoft decided to stop making the xbox and focus instead on putting all of their resources to creating the perfect AI that could help govern the laws of space and time and motion controls, and Sony is releasing the PS6 and Sega decides that they spot the perfect opportunity to release a new console at a far cheaper price than the PS6's 5,000$ starting price, because there was a great uprising in the year 2030 where a workshop full of monkeys that had been tasked with writing the next great video game script got loose and took over the company due to Microsoft implanting microchips into their brains to control their behavior.  Or something.  Either way, unlikely. 
But if they DO somehow release a console again, then they could call it the Katana, or they could call it the Sega Saturn 2 and get Segata Sanshiro back.

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#21 Posted by SourMillennia (63 posts) -

Sadly, no. I have to assume Sega is not raking in the dough with most of their recent titles (both because they are bad and they are releasing less games each fiscal year). Designing, making and marketing a new console is super-expensive and time consuming. And the Sega name, with the newest generation games being raised on PlayStation, Xbox, and Wii, means nothing. Sad for me to say this, but I would be surprised if Sega is even around as an company in twenty (if not less) years or so unless they can really pick things up.

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#23 Posted by schizogony (988 posts) -

Yes, of course they will.  Making video game systems is super easy, cheap and quite profitable.

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#24 Posted by MiamiRedHawks (930 posts) -

Sega needs to develop a long string of solid game franchises before they make a another console. They haven't even made a decent game since the DC was out. I could see them coming back, but not anytime soon.

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#25 Posted by Kismo (4 posts) -
F Zero Gx, Panzer Dragoon Orta, Virtua Fighter 4 evolution, ,Valkyria Chronicles,  Virtua Fighter 5, Border break,  Super Monkey Ball,  NBA 2K3, jet Set Radio Future, Sonic Advance 2, 3,  Out Run 2,  Shining Force: Resurection of the Dark Dragon,  Puyo Pop Fever, Virtua Tennis World tour, Yakuza 4, Sonic Rush Adventures, Valkyria Chronicles 2, Gunstar Furur Heroes, AstroBoy Omega Factor, Sega Rally Revo , Medieval 2, Empire, Napoleon TW, Football Manager  ,  Ghost Squad, Shining Force Feather, Sega Genesis Ultimate Collection,  House Of The Dead 4 ,  Phantasy Star Portables 2 ...

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#26 Posted by JJOR64 (19683 posts) -

No.  If they do, it will tank.

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#27 Edited by Kismo (4 posts) -
Of Course, Sega is the best
if they want, they will do
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#28 Posted by kevinski (563 posts) -

Nah, and I doubt that I'd want them to. As much as I loved the old Sega, that company has just completely lost touch with its old self. Really, Sega's just sitting on a mountain of treasures, and it's chucking out total crap (or publishing games) to appease the mainstream.

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#30 Posted by sopranosfan (1965 posts) -

They can barely afford to make games much less research and develop a video game console.
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#31 Posted by Hypertreb (108 posts) -

I would like to believe that they would, but nay...
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#32 Posted by septim (787 posts) -

It sounds like they are having trouble producing and developing games at this point.
I'm somewhat surprised they didn't re-enter the handheld market after the death of the Dreamcast. Their franchises seem better suited to the handheld space. Of course it's way too late for that now.

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#33 Posted by AjayRaz (12802 posts) -
@Video_Game_King said:

beat me to it! when will you stop terrorizing my life, VGK? 

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