Boy, Can This Box Play Games

Sega's Dreamcast combines great graphics and speed--but it's not Networthy

I have to begin this column with a confession. The last computer game I was any good at was something called Arknoids, which mostly involved hitting a ball with a paddle, on the Apple IIgs. So I'm probably not the best person to be reviewing the games on the new Dreamcast console from Sega Enterprises. But I do look at a lot of hardware and software and can say with some confidence that the Dreamcast is an impressive demonstration of the performance that can be gotten from inexpensive hardware that tries to do one thing really well.

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