Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Sega Dreamcast

Sega Dreamcast

The Dreamcast is Sega's final video game console and the successor to the Sega Saturn, it was designed to supersede the PlayStation and Nintendo 64. Originally released sixteen months before the PS2, and three years before the Nintendo Game Cube and the Xbox, the Dreamcast is part of the sixth generation of video game consoles and widely hailed as ahead of its time and is still held in high regard for pioneering online console gaming.

Xbox 360

Xbox 360 was developed in cooperation with IBM, ATI and SiS, it is a video game console produced by Microsoft.The Xbox 360 is the successor to the Xbox, and competes with Sony's PS 3 and Nintendo's Wii as part of the seventh generation. Xbox 360 was first unveiled in a half-hour promotional program that aired May 12, 2005, on MTV, and was further revealed at the 11th annual Electronic Entertainment Expo(E3), held the following week.

The Xbox 360 can play both Xbox 360 games as well as DVD movies right out of the box. The system can also play certain titles that were released on the original Xbox. One of the major feature of the Xbox 360 is the Xbox Live online services. There are two versions of Live- Gold which lets you play games online against people, and Silver which allows you download demos, trailers, Xbox Live arcade games, and chat with friends. A key feature of Xbox live is that it is a central services that lets you use just one nickname and lets you keep a list of friends wherein you can also choose people you like to play with.