Dream Blaster

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Dream Blaster
Made for: Sega Dreamcast
Manufacturer: Mad Catz
Type: Light gun
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
Sega Dreamcast

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Dream Blaster by Mad Catz is a third-party light gun for the Sega Dreamcast. Though once intended to be a cheaper version of the official Dreamcast Gun, the Columbine High School massacre led to Sega pulling their own light gun out of North America in favour of Mad Catz's, thus the Dream Blaster became an official Dreamcast accessory in that region. Elsewhere the Dream Blaster was licensed by Sega, but remained a third-party alternative.

The Dream Blaster is functionally identical to a regular Dreamcast Gun, though may have been chosen by Sega for its aesthetics (i.e. it doesn't look like a real gun). There is a row of LED's that flash with each pull of the trigger.

Magazine articles

Main article: Dream Blaster/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #125: "December 1999" (1999-11-09)
also published in:
Print advert in Consoles + (FR) #95: "Décembre 1999" (1999-1x-xx)
also published in:

Physical scans

Dreamcast, US
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Dreamcast, EU
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