Sega’s Space Channel 5 is part of the bygone era where the company was highly experimental. I mean it’s a rhythm game where you play as a TV news reporter – not exactly the sort of thing you’re going to see on shelves this Christmas.
Space Channel 5 Archive
They were part of the rather barren Dreamcast Collection released earlier in the year, but the lack of announcements left many to believe that Sega had abandoned their intentions of releasing Space Channel 5: Part 2 and Sega Bass Fishing on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.
Turns out it’s still happening – the games will be released on PSN on October 4 and XBLA on October 5, for $US9.99 or 800MSP, depending on your system choice.
Of course, not even Space Michael can save us from shitty ports.