Jahanzeb Khan
01 Jul, 2010

Sega Saturn titles may head to XBLA/PSN

360 News | Tragic Sega fans rejoice!
So we have seen the Mega Drive library re-released countless times, and more recently Sega announced that they would be re-releasing their Dreamcast catalogue on XBLA/PSN. For years now, die hard Sega fans have been dying to have another go at the company’s Sega Saturn catalogue. According to a recent article on EuroGamer, that dream might become reality.

Sega has expressed interest in re-releasing games from their Saturn catalogue, many of which have a legendary cult like status. As for why it wasn’t considered before and why the Mega Drive and Dreamcast were given more priority, this is what Yosuke Okunari of Sega had to say to Japanese site Impress Watch.

"When you look globally the Genesis and Dreamcast are well known, but Saturn is unknown. During that period, PlayStation and Nintendo 64 were a success overseas, but to be honest Saturn was not a success. Because of this, we decided on Dreamcast.”

Fortunately for Sega fans, the Saturn has not been completely ruled out as he goes on to say.

"What we announced this time is a project where we will have consecutive releases of titles that were debuted on Dreamcast. Separate from this, we're of course thinking about ports of Saturn games. It's the same as how SEGA Ages and Virtual Console were separate existences. It's not that we have no intention of porting Saturn titles, so please share your requests."

You heard the man, folks, so share your requests and discuss what Saturn games you would like to see released again.

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3 years ago
I was in tears while typing this...with every inch and fibre of my being, I really hope this happens for real.

Please Sega..PLEASE!!!
3 years ago
Don't think the low poly, low texture quality games would look too good these days.

At least with the Dreamcast games they always looked pretty good so flicking the hi-res switch just adds to that.

I'd rather the spend their time doing stuff like Shenmue, Jet Set Radio, Space Channel etc icon_smile.gif
3 years ago
Good news! The Saturn had the best shmups! Also looking forward to Guardian Heroes. It really was a great system that never got the attention it deserved (from Sega & consumers)!
3 years ago
That would be awesome if they released Saturn games on the PSN/XBLA. I want check out some of the games I missed like Panzer Dragoon and Burning Rangers and play old favourites like Guardian Heroes and Die Hard Arcade (but may not due to licensing issues).

I will be Sega for this!
3 years ago
I'd be keen to play through Dragon Force again and check out Panzer Dragoon Saga and Radiant Silvergun if they released them.

*hums Segata Sanshiro theme song*
3 years ago
Two words: Fighting Vipers.
3 years ago
+1 Radiant Silvergun

...and, ah, Dungeons & Dragons collection, thanks!

3 years ago
Oh please release Radiant Silvergun, Ikaruga, Jet Set Radio, Shenmune, Blue Stinger, Zombie Revenge and the most important of all... PROJECT JUSTICE!!!
3 years ago
Dungeons & Dragons Collection would make me happy!!!!
3 years ago
Burning Rangers, Panzer Dragoon 1,2 & Saga, NiGHTS, Bug, Dark Savior, Alien Trilogy, Guardian Heroes, Exhumed, Sega Rally, Daytona, Virtual On, Virtua Racing Deluxe, Guardian Heroes, Die Hard Arcade, Story of Thor 2, Soviet Strike, Virtua Fighter Remix, Baku Baku Animal, Clockwork Knight.

Man I loved that machine
3 years ago
Halil23, you can get Ikaruga on XBLA. It's great.
renegadesx, you can get Virtual On on XBLA too.
3 years ago
Never got the chance to play any Sega Saturn titles back in the day. This would be great if it happens.
3 years ago
Chō Aniki: Kyūkyoku Muteki Ginga Saikyō Otoko, but only out of morbid curiosity...
3 years ago
man any of those would be a gem to own , just look at the screen shots - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cho_Aniki#Ch.C5.8D_Aniki:_Ky.C5.ABkyoku_Muteki_Ginga_Saiky.C5.8D_Otoko
3 years ago
No man...just...no
3 years ago
Wonder if they will release the proper versions of X-Men vs Street Fighter and Marvel vs Street Fighter. The Playstation versions were crap.
3 years ago
RichieT23 wrote
Halil23, you can get Ikaruga on XBLA. It's great.
renegadesx, you can get Virtual On on XBLA too.
I have noticed that, I do have Ikaruga on XBLA but havent got Virtual On yet. One thing I saw looking back at that post was I mentioned Guardian Heroes twice. Accident but I think it deserves to be mentioned twice anyways. icon_lol.gif
3 years ago
Jahanzeb wrote
No man...just...no
why not ? il subtitle them :the Jahanzeb remix" if you like ....
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