In the past few hours one of the biggest leaks ever regarding the retrogaming world took place, starring the Xbox and Dreamcast consoles. As you could easily guess from the title of the news, in fact, copies of over 400 games divided between the Microsoft and SEGA platforms have been released online. A decidedly incredible leak, especially for some peculiarities concerning the titles involved.
In detail, about 135 prototypes of the Dreamcast have been stolen and disseminated on the Internet, while for Xbox the amount of stolen files is equal to 349. An incredible number, which includes alpha versions that have never reached the market. or beta versions, which allow us to take an in-depth look at some specific development phases that otherwise would have been lost. The list is obviously very long and it would be almost impossible to bring it back in this news, but some noteworthy titles are obviously present. But here are some worthy games featured in this huge package:
- Crazy Taxi
- GTA 2
- Marvel vs Capcom 2
- Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater
- Crash Nitro Cart
- Splinter Cell
- Star Wars Battlefront 2
- Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2
- Dinosaur Hunting: The Lost Continent
Who are the authors of this huge leak involving Xbox and Dreamcast? The guys behind the Deluge project, which takes care of preserving the historical memory of video games. Thanks to this initiative, they continually receive new games and new builds from former developers and beyond. Obviously an immense work, in order to continue to maintain a real historical memory of a relatively young industry, which however is already facing various problems regarding software conservation. You can find out more about the project at this address, while here you will find one of the biggest scams currently underway in the world of video game collecting.
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