Getting the Dreamcast experience on Wii.

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Sep 25, 2012
  1. Vague Rant
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    Here's a list of "exclusive" Dreamcast games that are currently playable on the Wii through ports, remakes, compilations and emulation of other consoles (e.g. many arcade ports can be played in their original arcade versions). Games that were cross-platform at launch aren't included.

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    Chaos Field
    Later ported to GameCube, and was included on Ultimate Shooting Collection (aka Milestone Shooting Collection) and Milestone Shooting Collection 2.

    ChuChu Rocket!
    The Game Boy Advance version (including the original Dreamcast puzzles and a couple thousand more) can be emulated on Wii.

    Crazy Taxi
    Later released on GameCube under the same title.

    Evolution: The World of Sacred Device
    Can be played partially in Evolution Worlds on GameCube--the first two dungeons and final boss are featured, with heavy use of cutscenes to abridge the game. To play it in full, there's Evolution: Eternal Dungeons for Neo Geo Pocket Color (emulated by WiiMednafen), which translates the entire Dreamcast game to handheld.

    Evolution 2: Far Off Promise
    Can be played in full as part of Evolution Worlds on GameCube. Roughly five hours in, the game relatively seamlessly transitions to the second Dreamcast title.

    Giga Wing
    This shooter was originally an arcade title on CPS-2 hardware. You can play the original game in RetroArch.

    The House of the Dead 2
    Included on The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return on Wii.

    Hydro Thunder
    A port of the Dreamcast version comes bundled in Midway Arcade Treasures 3 on GameCube.

    Ikaruga
    Later released on GameCube under the same title.

    Karous
    Included on Ultimate Shooting Collection (aka Milestone Shooting Collection) and Milestone Shooting Collection 2.

    Mars Matrix
    This shooter was originally an arcade title on CPS-2 hardware. You can play the original game in RetroArch.

    Marvel vs. Capcom
    This fighter was originally an arcade title on CPS-2 hardware. You can play the original game in RetroArch.

    MDK2
    Later received an enhanced port as a WiiWare title for Wii.

    Phantasy Star Online
    Remade on GameCube as part of Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II.

    Phantasy Star Online Ver. 2
    Remade on GameCube as part of Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II.

    Radirgy
    Received an enhanced remake on GameCube as Radirgy GeneriC, and was included on Ultimate Shooting Collection (aka Milestone Shooting Collection) and Milestone Shooting Collection 2.

    Resident Evil Code: Veronica
    Received an enhanced remake on GameCube as Resident Evil Code: Veronica X.

    Samba de Amigo
    Later remade on Wii, including most of the music from the Dreamcast original along with new content.

    San Francisco Rush 2049
    Was never really an exclusive, since it released concurrently with a Nintendo 64 version, but Midway Arcade Treasures 3 on GameCube includes a port of the superior Dreamcast version.

    Sega Bass Fishing
    Later released on Wii under the same title.

    Skies of Arcadia
    Received an enhanced remake on GameCube as Skies of Arcadia Legends.

    Sonic Adventure
    Received an enhanced remake on GameCube as Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut.

    Sonic Adventure 2
    Received an enhanced remake on GameCube as Sonic Adventure 2: Battle.

    Twinkle Star Sprites
    This shooter was originally an arcade title on Neo-Geo hardware. You can play the original game in RetroArch.

    Vanishing Point
    Later received a port to PSX, which is playable on WiiSX.

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    If I missed anything, that sucks, I didn't try that hard. Let me know and I'll probably update this post.
     
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    Add Ikaruga to your list. There was a GameCube release of that years ago.
     
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    Ikaruga is already on there.
     
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    My bad. also, isn't it possible to play Marvel vs Capcom 2 on Wii through MAME or WiiSX? and let's no forget that Capcom vs SNK 2 also got a GameCube relase.
     
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    No Power Stone?
     
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    No gamecube port.
     
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    Marvel vs. Capcom 2 was on NAOMI (≈ Dreamcast) hardware in arcades, so no chance it runs in MAME on Wii, and it didn't get a PSX release--DC and PS2 only. Capcom vs. SNK 2 was never a Dreamcast-exclusive.

    I'm not aware of any way to play Power Stone on Wii.
     
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    Thanks for the clarification :) I still wish that Sega would make a Wii port of Shenmue but like hell that would happen, huh? :P
     
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    Interesting list... Very interesting idea. I like it.
     
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    how about Vanishing Point, it was also released for PS1, which is playable with WiiSX.
     
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    Grandia 2 would've been nicely ported on GameCube but instead it was released as a half-assed port on PS2. :(
     
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    The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Returns - Contains House of the Dead

    Jet Set Radio- a version was made for the GBA


     
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    Yes, it would have been a better choice. The PS2 port is just as bad as the Windows port; failed spell animations, reduced quality in audio (both music and sound effects), inconsistent framerate. Indeed, it was pretty bad.
     
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    Even better brain storm....MDK2 was released on Wiiware
     
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    Thanks SickPuppy and clarky; Vanishing Point, Sega Bass Fishing and MDK2 have been added to the list. I didn't add Jet Set Radio as the GBA game is a significantly different title, it feels more like a companion game than a port.
     
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    Sheesh, I had no idea that so many Dreamcast games were ported to Nintendo GameCube and Wii.
     
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    Shenmue II on Xbox > that list
     
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    some of these games now have HD ports on the ps3 and xbox 360 now, also a few games on that list were also released on the original xbox 1 too, still it's a good list though.
     
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    Skies of Arcadia?
     
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    Yeah, the idea is just to list games that were exclusive to the DC at launch but are now playable on Wii in some fashion, regardless of where else they've also been made available. These also aren't necessarily the best versions, just what can be played on Wii.

    Has been on the list all along.
     

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