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5 Best Sega Dreamcast Games Of All-Time

Sega Dreamcast was ahead of its time, changing gaming into something better. It was launched 16 months before Sony PlayStation II and 3 years before Xbox. Sadly, this console failed to reach its full potential and was forgotten by most players. However, some still adore its games and they can play them on PC, using emulators and ROMS from Gamulator. We found 5 games in particular that are truly stunning, even today.

1. Crazy Taxi

Millions adored this game in arcades back in 1999. It was ported to Sega Dreamcast in 2000 and many gamers switched over to this platform. In the game, you will drive a taxi. Your mission is to make money while transporting passengers to specific destinations across the map. The map was similar for arcade and Dreamcast devices, but the one for Sega was much bigger.

Players were able to reach bonuses by performing stunts while driving, barreling through across all kinds of terrain, enjoying its fast-paced gameplay. There was also a timed option to increase the game’s difficulty.

2. Soulcalibur

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Soulcalibur is considered to be one of the best fighting games of all times, not just one of the best for Sega Dreamcast. Players used all kinds of weapons and complicated moves to defeat their opponents and were able to play the game in mission, time attack and survival modes. The game also offers new 3D techniques which were ahead of the time.

3. Rez

Rez is one of the best games due to strange gameplay which was and still is one of a kind. In the game you are in the shoes of a hacker who travels across a super network, destroying viruses and malware. But, the best part is the music. As soon as you destroy a virus, the music will change and you can get all kinds of notes while destroying your opponents. This isn’t all.

The main objective in the game is to defeat all opponents and prevent Eden, artificial intelligence from taking control of the network. The game is a unique combination of shooting and music.

4. Sonic Adventure

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The game is so popular that we don’t have even to explain it. In this sequel, you were able to play in Hero or Dark story mode and switch between them at any given moment. The graphics were also significantly better than most players could have imagined.

5. Resident Evil: Code Veronica

This is the 4th sequel of the game and it’s focused on Claire Redfield who is looking for her brother, Chris.  Gamers enjoyed the 3D world and the superior story. In addition, the camera was able to track the main character much better than ever before which was one of the biggest advantages of the game.

Gamers also loved the transition between the scenes which saw significant improvement when compared to the previous sequels. For most fans, this is the ultimate sequel and one of the best of all times.

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These 5 games are popular among all players of Sega Dreamcast. Choose your favorite and start playing. You will understand why this console was ahead of its time and why it is considered as special, even today.

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Netflix Teases Appearances at E3 2019

On May 13th Netflix’s Sci-Fi account, @NXonNetflix, posted a Tweet asking E3 for an invitation to the world-renowned gaming conference this year. After being asked what the panel will be called, Netflix responded with “Bringing Your Favorite Shows to Life: Developing Netflix Originals into Video Games”. It’s not yet clear which titles Netflix has plans of adapting into video games but they did ensure there will be more than just the Strangers Things game expected to release alongside Season 3.

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Shortly after this exchange between E3 and Netflix, Geoff Keighley made the official announcement on his Twitter. Not only did this add fuel to the rumor fire, but it also gave both Netflix fans and the video game community even more reason to anticipate the event beginning on June 11th. Find the full post, below.


Netflix Enters the E3 Coliseum

Netflix will be taking to the E3 Coliseum, the main stage presentation located at LA Live, next to the LA Convention Center. It will be hosted by Geoff Keighley and is a part of ESA and E3’s attempt to bring E3 closer to the public. Netflix is a perfect partner to be involved in the ESA and E3 initiative. Netflix provides entertainment to millions around the world and their appearance at the E3 Coliseum is expected to be just another way of reaching millions more.

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Even though it will be the first appearance for Netflix at E3, this is not their first time creating a video game. They have two unique approaches to making games. The first is a narrative-driven experience like Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, the second is games for consoles and mobile devices like the Stranger Things games. Knowing Netflix dabbled in both mediums, their E3 2019 appearance can go in a variety of different directions.

Whatever Netflix has planned for the Coliseum, the community will be listening intently. Netflix upended the way people consume movies and television. However, the question remains what they truly have planned for the video game industry in the future.

More news on Netflix’s E3 2019 performance is expected to leak out closer to the event itself. Be sure to stop by GigamaxGames.com leading up to E3 and throughout the event to keep up with all the latest announcements.

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Ready for Dead Cells on Mobile?

The award-winning roguelike metroidvania action platformer, Dead Cells is coming to mobile.

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Mobile gaming continues to wrestle with the pay-to-win stigma. This has changed over the past couple years and with Dead Cells coming to mobile, it’s another win for mobile gamers. Motion Twin teams up with Playdigious to publish Dead Cells on iPhone and iPad. It’s expected to make its way on iOS this summer.

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The indie game was developed by the French studio, Motion Twin. It was incredibly well received immediately upon its release on May 10th, 2017. Dead Cells even took the title for Best Independent Game in 2018. Currently available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows, Linux, and Mac, it’ll soon fit in anyone’s pocket.

Dead Cells will initially be released on the iPhone and iPad but the press release promised the game will later come to Android devices. For Android users, they can get notified when this will happen.

Is Mobile Gaming All Bad?

Mobile games have come a long way since its origins. This is no Clash of Clans, instead, it is the entire, gorgeous and well designed Dead Cells just on mobile devices. Playdigious even makes a special point to mention that the mobile version will have no ads and absolutely no F2P mechanics. The game will cost €9.99 and includes all the content from the PC and console version. However, it does include two game modes. These two modes include ‘original’ and  ‘auto-hit’. Any gamer that has played a mobile game adaptation of a PC or console game understands that playing on a touchscreen isn’t nearly as intuitive when compared to using a controller or mouse and keyboard. The auto-hit version of the game is expected to be a way to overcome this handicap, which will be a huge benefit in the chaotic 2D platformer.

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Dead Cells mobile will allow individuals to customize their button positions and sizes as well as feature some additional touch control customizations. Those that own a mobile game controller can breathe easy since the game will come with MFi external controller support. It seems as though Motion Twin and Playdigious are doing all they can not soil the name of the award-winning game by adding features to enhance the feel of Dead Cells mobile.

Long-time gamers tend to cringe at the idea of games like Dead Cells moving over to the mobile arena. They’ve been jaded by countless and blatant money grabs so many mobile games have turned out to be. Yet, as mobile technology continues to advance and indie games that fit the platform well like Dead Cells continue to be developed, the future for mobile gaming looks bright. Mobile gaming raked in over 48 billion dollars in 2016 and is expected to reach over 74 billion dollars in 2019. This trend isn’t going anywhere. As long as quality games like Dead Cells continue to make their way onto mobile, the western gaming community may begin to widely accept mobile gaming as a serious option.

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Original Team Behind Earthworm Jim Have Another Game In The Works

Fans of retro games can rejoice. A new Earthworm Jim game is on the way and it's being developed by the series original team.

The new title is being developed by ten of the original programmers, artists, audio team, and level designers. While the full team has yet to be revealed, it is most likely comprised of Doug TenNapel, David Perry, Tommy Tallarico, Nick Bruty, Mike Dietz, Tom Tanaka, and Joey Kuras, the original members of the Earthwork Jim team.

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Earthworm Jim Making a Comeback

The new game is being exclusively developed for the Intellivision Amico, a new console that is due to release in October 2020, essentially a remaster of the console from the 1980s. The composer and sound designer for the original Earthworm Jim games, Tommy Tallarico, is the CEO and President of Intellivision Entertainment.

Fans first look at the new Earthworm Jim title will come in the form of a livestream on May 4th at noon PT. The team will hold a design meeting and discuss their vision for the game during the stream.



“We have been talking about this moment for many years, it’s a dream come true to finally get the entire team back together. We’re looking forward to sharing a small part of our reunion and initial design meeting with fans from around the world,” said Tommy Tallarico in a press release.

Although the announcement doesn't offer any information on what the new Earthworm Jim might play like, knowing the nature of the console it will probably play like the originals. The launch of the Intellivision Amico is still a ways off so be sure to keep checking back with us here at GigamaxGames.com for all the latest details!

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Video Game Releases 2019: Month by Month

Nearly halfway through 2019, it has already been an incredible year for video game releases. There have been some sleeper hits as well as hyped up games that fell incredibly short. In today’s current environment, it seems like there is a massive new video game release every week. With so many titles being announced every day, this list is here to help gamers stay on top of all the latest and upcoming video game releases in 2019.

Every month Gigamax Games will be revisiting and updating this list. Be sure to check back here to keep up with the latest 2019 video game releases.

Video game releases with a * in front of their name are Gigamax Games top picks.

2019 Video Game Releases, Month by Month

March 2019 Video Game Release Dates

March brought with it games like Devil May Cry 5, The Division 2, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, and Yoshi’s Crafted World. All of these games had a massive marketing presence but there are plenty of titles that flew under the radar.

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  • Dead or Alive 6 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) - March 1
  • ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove (PC, Mac, Lin, Switch, PS4, Xbox One) - March 1
  • Left Alive (PS4, PC) - March 5
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms (PC) - March 7
  • *Devil May Cry 5 (PS4, Xbox One, PC) - March 8th, 2019
  • Kirby’s Epic Yarn (3DS) - March 8th, 2019
  • Lego Marvel Collection (PS4, Xbox One) - March 12th, 2019)
  • *The Division 2 (PS4, Xbox One, PC) - March 15th, 2019
  • Super Robot Wars T (Switch, PS4) - March 20th, 2019
  • The Sinking City (PS4, Xbox One, PC) - March 21st, 2019
  • *Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (PS4, Xbox One, PC) - March 22nd, 2019
  • Tropico 6 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) - March 29th, 2019
  • *Yoshi’s Crafted World (Nintendo Switch) - March 29th, 2019
  • Assassin’s Creed III Remastered/Liberation Remastered (PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) - March 2th, 2019



April 2019 Video Game Releases

April gave gamers an eclectic mix of indie games that each deserves recognition. Along with these stand-out indie games, it will be time for gamers to see if some of these AAA games live up to the hype.

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  • Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission (Switch, PC) - April 5th, 2019
  • Shovel Knight: Showdown (PC, Mac, Lin, PS4, Wii U, Switch, Xbox One) - April 9th, 2019
  • Super Meat Boy Forever (PC, PS4, Xbox One, iOS, Android, Switch) - April**
  • Dauntless (PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One) - April**
  • Super Crate Box - April**
  • Nintendo Labo: VR Kit (Switch) - April 12th, 2019
  • Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (Xbox One, Switch) - April 16th, 2019
  • *World War Z (PS4, Xbox One, PC) - April 16th, 2019
  • *Katana Zero - April 18th, 2019
  • *Cuphead (Nintendo Switch) - April 18th, 2019
  • Our World Is Ended (PS4) - April 19th
  • Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen (Switch) - April 23rd, 2019
  • Mortal Kombat 11 (Switch, Xbox One, PS4, PC) - April 23rd, 2019
  • Days Gone (PS4) - April 26th, 2019
  • Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (Xbox One, Switch) - April 30th, 2019



May 2019 Video Game Releases

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PC gamers that want a chance to play Yakuza Kiwami 2 have a reason to celebrate this month. Also, those that own a Switch have the chance to snag Assassin's Creed III Remastered: Liberation Remastered. With few massive releases, there are some incredible remasters making their way onto new consoles which will absolutely keep gamers entertained until the next avalanche of AAA games begins to make their way to the market.

  • *Yakuza Kiwami 2 (PC) - May 9th, 2019
  • *Life is Strange 2: Episode 3 (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) - May 9th
  • Rage 2 (PS4, Xbox One, PC) - May 14th, 2019
  • Cytus Alpha (Switch) - May 14th, 2019
  • Darkwood (Switch) - May 16th, 2019
  • Team Sonic Racing (PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) - May 21st, 2019
  • *Resident Evil (Switch) - May 21st, 2019
  • *Resident Evil 4 (Switch) - May 21st, 2019
  • *Resident Evil Zero (Switch) - May 21st, 2019
  • Assassin's Creed III Remastered/Liberation Remastered (Switch) - May 21st, 2019
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms (PC) - May 23rd, 2019

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Fallout 76 Update Adds New Faction & Item

Despite the critical response to Fallout 76, Bethesda continues supporting their take on a live-service shooter. The next update to Appalachia (Patch 9) is hitting the game on May 7th, introducing a new faction and an item to help increase carry weight.

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Bethesda has titled the update 'Ever Upwards', which is the motto of the Pioneer Scouts. Unfortunately, the nukes dropping have led to a sharp decline in the number of new Pioneer Scout recruits so the club is taking anyone willing to join. Players who would like to join the faction should visit Train Stations.

Fallout 76 Welcomes New Pioneers

After joining the Pioneer Scouts, players are able to earn a number of badges related to archery, cooking, swimming, and more. These badges are then taken to a Pioneer Scout vending machine for new C.A.M.P Items and a variety of other loot. Players who attain Possum Rank will get the opportunity to earn tougher badges and their first backpack.

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Backpacks are a brand new item being introduced in the Ever Upwards patch. Bethesda has yet to specify exactly how much weight the backpack will add, but they did say it can be outfitted with a variety of mods including: carry capacity, damage resistance, a refrigeration unit, and more.

Bethesda recently released Patch 8.5 that added the controversial repair kits that can be obtained via micro transactions and a brand new way to take pictures of the environment. For more on Fallout 76 be sure to keep checking back with us here at GigamaxGames.com.

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Serious Sam is Back with Serious Sam: Tormental, Available on Steam Early Access

The classic character, Serious Sam is back but with a new spin. Gungrounds and Croteam announced yesterday, (4/2/19) that Serious Sam: Tormental is now available on Steam Early Access. Those that want to get an early taste of what’s to come can try this twin-stick, rogue-lite shooter out right now on PC for $11.99.

Serious Sam: Tormental Early Access Trailer



Thanks to the Croteam Incubator, a division formed in 2015 which allows Croteam’s developers to create their dream games, Serious Sam: Tormental was born. Gungrounds and Croteam came together to produce this interesting take on a classic franchise.

Serious Sam: Tormental Stands Out

Serious Sam: Tormental is far from a traditional Serious Sam game. At its core, it’s a rogue-lite twin-stick shooter. It includes four playable characters, three different worlds, and randomly generated powerful upgrades and dungeons. There are countless secrets to uncover, quests to complete, and gun parts to collect.

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Players are tasked with rummaging through the dark mind of the demigod of destruction, Mental. The goal is to navigate Metal’s dangerously tormented imagination, venturing through dark dungeons, and various challenges all to bring down Mental for good. Tormental also includes single-player and local Co-op modes so friends can take down Mental together. When playing local Co-op a team can take on stronger enemies, bosses, and compete for, or share XP.

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Gungrounds and Croteam’s press release makes mention to two extremely important features that truly make Serious Sam: Tormental stand out among other rogue-lite. As stated above, players can collect gun parts throughout their adventure. These gun parts can be used to create unique and powerful weapons, only available in Mental’s sick mind. The second stand-out feature is The Vault. Acting as the end game aspect of Serious Sam: Tormental, The Vault is the final area of the game. It includes secrets and hints to Mental’s true identity and gives players more goals beyond just defeating the last boss.

What Comes Next?

Whether someone is a Serious Sam fan or a top-down, twin-stick, rogue-lite fan, it looks as though Tormental will be a fantastic fit. This game introduces classic characters from the Serious Sam universe and incorporates a host of content for incredible replayability. As of now, there is no official release date but the Early Access Roadmap available on Steam suggests the game is expected to spend about 2-3 months in early access. More information will continue to surface over the next few weeks so be sure to stick around and keep checking back on GigamaxGames.com!

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Atlus Announces Persona 5 The Royal for PS4

After a recently aired special episode of Persona 5: The Animation titled "Stars and Ours," the developer behind the critically acclaimed RPG series, Atlus, revealed some more information about the mysterious game, Persona 5R. The trailer below shows the title of the game is Persona 5 The Royal.

Persona 5 The Royal, Game Name Reveal Trailer



While Atlus didn't provide any further details on what the game is, they teased that more information will be coming April 24 during a live concert event called, Persona Super Live 2019. Many suspect, due to the nature of previous Persona games and the trailer, that this title will be a Game of the Year edition that contains additional content.

The trailer for Persona 5 The Royal focuses on a new character who studies at the games high school, Shujin Academy, where most of the main characters also attend. In the trailer she is asked about her opinion on the Phantom Thieves, the vigilante group your player controls throughout the course of the game. She then points out that she does not exactly approve of their methods on crime fighting.

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It's very possible that this new character will be the focus of the additional content. Atlus typically throws some new content into its re-released games, as fans have seen with their launches of Persona 3 FES and Persona 4 Golden. Many are guessing that this content will include a new palace and storyline.

We'll be sure to keep our eye on any updates regarding this title so for more Persona 5 The Royal news keep checking back with us here at GigamaxGames.com!

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Goat Simulator Studio Launches Satisfactory Early Access

Coffee Stain Studios, the original team behind Goat Simulator and Sanctum just released Satisfactory for PC on Epic Games Store for early access. Satisfactory is a gorgeous first-person factory builder sim, with a dash of No Man’s Sky and a splash of mystery. The game has been in closed alpha since October 2018 but Coffee Stain Studios thinks Satisfactory is ready for a larger scale test. Along with the announcement of its early access release, the studio also posted a development roadmap so fans can know what to expect over the next couple months.

Satisfactory Early Access Launch Trailer



In the short two minute early access launch trailer, a massive amount of content can be seen. An expansive “handcrafted” world awaits the employees of FICSIT Inc., measuring in at 30km2 or just under 20 square miles. Players are enterprising space Pioneers tasked with charting and exploring a strange alien world. They will build and automate monstrous factories for an unknown reason. FICSIT Inc. employees are not the typical 9-5 workers. These individuals need to fight off hostile alien beasts, research new tech, automate vehicles and continue improving their area of operation.

Multiplayer, Vehicles, and Wacky Aliens!

Satisfactory early access launches with multiplayer (1-4 players), vehicles with automation capabilities, and six tiers of milestones that each unlock new machines, resources, and equipment. The game releases on early access with an impressive amount of content but the studio ensures this is only the beginning.

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“Satisfactory offers immense creative freedom for players. Working with the community during the alpha and seeing their amazing and bizarre factories has been an awesome and constantly surprising experience,” said Oscar Julsen, Game Director at Coffee Stain Studios. “The game is far from perfect but we have huge plans moving forward and we’re excited to invite players to exploit this beautiful alien planet with us and shape the future of irresponsible space construction!”

Those on PC can purchase a copy today for $29.95 and the company warned that this price could increase when a full version of the game is released. Satisfactory can be found right now exclusively on the Epic Games Store.

Coffee Stain Studios is incredibly transparent about the development process and relays that they are unsure how long early access will last. They did state that the game will be in early access for at least a year but it could be longer. No word yet on when fans can expect to pick up a 1.0 version. Be sure to keep checking back on GigamaxGames.com for the latest updates on Satisfactory, gameplay videos, and the latest video game updates!

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Creator of Left 4 Dead Announces New Zombie Survival Title Back 4 Blood

The developer behind Left 4 Dead and Evolve, Turtle Rock Studios, has announced a new zombie co-op shooter that's set to be published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Back 4 Blood is said to be a premium Triple A title that utilizes the studios talent at making similar titles while also leveraging new tech to create a better experience on current gen systems.

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Have Questions About Back 4 Blood?

Turtle Rock released a faqs page that has some extra details about the game. Although, it never mentions post-launch content or microtransactions, and reinforces that Back 4 Blood is a brand new IP that has nothing to do with Left 4 Dead. It also states that the game will contain a campaign and PVP, but points out that it is not a Battle Royale title.

Some information can be gathered from the way key individuals are talking about the project. The Creative Direct, Phil Robb, said the studio is adding talent to the team and is using knowledge from previous titles on Back 4 Blood. While the Design Director, Chris Ashton, explained that this project has been on the team's mind for quite some time.

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"It's hard to overstate what an awesome opportunity this is," Ashton said. "We get to return to a genre that was born in our studio with over 10 years of additional experience and zombie ideas racked up in our brains. We also have some of the best teammates in the business at WBIE, who understand our development process and are equally committed to our player-first mentality. We love being able to announce, so we can start working with the community right away."

After making Left 4 Dead, Turtle Rock made Evolve which borrowed ideas from the aforementioned title but added a fifth player that took the role of a monster trying to murder their human counterparts. Recently the studio was allegedly working on a new fantasy game for Perfect World, but according to the faqs page that project has stopped development.

Be sure to stick around Gigamax Games as more details become available!

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