Console Shock EP59 3DO

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu! Its the Console Shockcast! This week we cover a real hidden gem of a console, the 3DO! An underrated 32-Bit powerhouse in the pre-PS1 era.

we look at the development and launch history of the 3DO as well as how it fared during the 5th gen of consoles. Including: – The 3DO’s origins with Amiga legends RJ Mical and Dave Needle – How Trip Hawkins and EA helped birth the 3DO – The unique video game licensing model of the 3DO – Classic 3DO games, including FIFA and Need for Speed – How the 3DO fared against the giants of Sony and Sega – What caused the 3DO to fail? – Is the 3DO worth buying now?

Intro/Outro Music – Main Select – Daytona USA: Championship Circuit Edition (1996) – Sega Saturn – Composer(s): Jun Senoue, Richard Jacques, Kenichi Tokoi, Tomonori Sawada