If a 'Dreamcast Classic' were to ever be made then these are the fighting games we'd like to play on it

Sega's Dreamcast was released 20 years ago today in the West

Posted by Justin 'AdaptiveTrigger' Gordon • September 9, 2019 at 3:10 p.m. PDT

The Sega Dreamcast was released in North America on September 9, 1999. In other words, this console released in this region occurred precisely 20 years ago from today.

With all the recent reveals for the Nintendo Classic, Super Nintendo Classic, PlayStation Classic, and the Sega Genesis Mini, we can't help but wonder why there isn't a Dreamcast Mini or Classic.

It was no doubt an interesting time to be around if you were a fighting game enthusiast when the Dreamcast was one of the latest in the gaming generation.

Let's take a moment to review the fighting games that many of us played during our childhood thanks to the Dreamcast. Should a Mini or Classic version of the console ever be revealed, we expect some of these titles to make its way on the device.

Not surprisingly, Capcom was well-established as one of the top fighting game developers during this time period.

Titles like Street Fighter 3: Third Strike, Street Fighter Alpha 3, Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes, Power Stone, Power Stone 2, Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000, Capcom vs. SNK 2, and Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes are a few examples of great Capcom fighting games that were released on the Dreamcast.

Of course, it would be foolish not to remember the fighting games that were created by other developers. Some of these hits include Soul Calibur, Garou: Mark of the Wolves, Guilty Gear X, The King of Fighters '99, Mortal Kombat Gold, and more.

There are plenty of other classics outside of the fighter genre too. Perhaps we'll hear about a Dreamcast Mini someday...

List of notable fighting games on the Dreamcast

• Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo
• Street Fighter Alpha 3
• Street Fighter 3
• Street Fighter 3: Second Impact
• Street Fighter 3: Third Strike
• Power Stone
• Power Stone 2
• Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes
• Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes
• Project Justice: Rival Schools 2
• JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Heritage for the Future
• Darkstalkers Chronicle: The Chaos Tower
• The Last Blade 2
• The King of Fighters '98
• The King of Fighters '99
• The King of Fighters 2000
• The King of Fighters 2001
• The King of Fighters 2002
• Garou: Mark of the Wolves
• Guilty Gear X
• Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000
• Capcom vs. SNK 2
• Soul Calibur
• Mortal Kombat Gold
• Virtua Fighter 3

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