Virtua Athlete 2K

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Virtua Athlete 2K
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher: Sega (Japan, Europe), Agetec (US)
Developer:
Peripherals supported: Dreamcast Arcade Stick, Jump Pack, Dreamcast Modem, Visual Memory Unit, Dreamcast VGA Box
Genre: Sports[1][2][3]

















Number of players: 1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥5,800 (6,090)5,800e[2] HDR-0081
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Dreamcast
US
$49.9949.99[4] T-44301N
ESRB: Everyone
Sega Dreamcast
EU
MK-51094-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
DE
MK-51094-50
USK: 0
Sega Dreamcast
FR
MK-51094-50
SELL: Tous Publics
Sega Dreamcast
UK
£39.9939.99[6] MK-51094-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK

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Virtua Athlete 2K (バーチャアスリート2K), known as Virtua Athlete 2000 in North America, is a Sega Dreamcast sports game.

It was included along with Decathlete and Winter Heat in volume 15 of the Sega Ages 2500 series.

Gameplay

Events

100m Dash
Long Jump
Shot-Put
High Jump
110m Hurdles
Javelin
1500m Race

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English Virtua Athlete 2K Virtua Athlete 2K
English (US) Virtua Athlete 2000 Virtua Athlete 2000
Japanese バーチャアスリート2K Virtua Athlete 2K

Production credits

  • Director Planner: Shinichi Ogasawara
  • Main 100mDash 110mHurdles 1500mRace Programmer: Tadakatsu Ogura
  • System Programmer: Kiyoaki Matsumoto
  • Background Ending Programmer: Naoki Matsumoto
  • Network Javelin Throw Shot Put Programmer: Tetsuya Takahashi
  • Long Jump High Jump Opening Programmer: Fusano Iguchi
  • Motion Animator: Yojiro Hirashita
  • Character Designer: Hirotada Kakusaka
  • Background Designer: Shingo Yamada, Daisuke Takamori
  • Opening Animator: Hidenori Oda
  • Ending Designer: Yuji Masuda
  • Icon Designer: Ayumi Hanashima
  • VM Designer: Hidehiro Yoshida
  • Planner: Koji Sugimori, Junichi Kashiwagi
  • Sound Direction & Engineer: Hiroyuki Hamada (T's Music)
  • Music: Shinichirou Satou (T's Music)
  • Sound Effect: Manabu Fujiki (T's Music)
  • Translator: Yuriko Nohara (Green Planning)
  • Isao Staff: Kenichi Hiraiwa, Kiminori Kitahata, Taku Hirose, Rikiya Katagai
  • Publicity: Shintaro Takaya
  • Debug: Taiji Ochiai, Daisuke Satou, Tomoki Matsuura, Tatsushi Hirose, Masayuki Baba, Makoto Tanaka, Akio Ikeda
  • Model For Game Character: Perry L Mckeethen, Bruce M Mitchell, Segric L Hayes, Daniel M Shaw, Curtis Bentley, Hideki Kasuga, Hiroshi Moriyama, Tetsuya Takahashi, Kan Naito
  • Special Thanks: Virtua Tennis Team, Lana K Smith, Yokota Air Force Base
  • Producer: Juro Watari
  • Executive Producer: Hisao Oguchi
  • Presented by: Sega
(C)Sega Enterprises, Ltd./Hitmaker Co.,Ltd., 2000
Source:
In-game credits (JP)

Magazine articles

Main article: Virtua Athlete 2K/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Neo Plus (PL) #30: "Marzec 2001" (2001-xx-xx)
also published in:

Artwork

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Arcade (UK) PAL
25
[12]
Consoles + (FR) PAL
92
[13]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
75
[6]
Dreamcast Monthly (UK) PAL
30
[14]
Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel (FR) PAL
50
[15]
Dreamcast Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
70
[16]
Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
79
[17]
Dorimaga (JP) NTSC-J
65
[18]
Edge (UK) PAL
50
[19]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
57
[20]
Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast (RU)
81
[21]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
78
[22]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
78
[23]
Joypad (FR) PAL
30
[24]
MAN!AC (DE) PAL
58
[25]
Neo Plus (PL)
50
[26]
Official Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
40
[27]
Official Dreamcast Magazine (US) NTSC-U
20
[4]
Video Games (DE) PAL
71
[28]
Sega Dreamcast
58
Based on
19 reviews

Virtua Athlete 2K

Dreamcast, JP
VirtuaAthlete2K DC JP Box Back.jpgVirtuaAthlete2K DC JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
VirtuaAthlete2K DC JP Disc.jpg
Disc
VirtuaAthlete2K DC JP Box Inlay.jpg
Inlay
Dreamcast, US
VirtuaAthleteDCUSBoxBack.jpgVirtuaAthlete2K DC US Box Front.jpg
Cover
VirtuaAthlete2K DC US Disc.jpg
Disc
VirtuaAthlete2000 DC US Manual.pdf
Manual
VirtuaAthlete2000DCUSInlay.jpg
Inlay
Dreamcast, EU
VirtuaAthlete2K DC EU Box Back.jpgVirtuaAthlete2K DC EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
VirtuaAthlete2K DC EU Disc.jpg
Disc

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
2000-07-24 GD-R Page
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
2000-07-27 GD-R Page

External links

References

  1. File:VirtuaAthlete2K DC JP Box Back.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 http://sega.jp/dc/000707/ (Wayback Machine: 2014-08-05 19:24)
  3. https://sega.jp/history/hard/dreamcast/software.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-11-09 14:09)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Official Dreamcast Magazine, "November 2000" (US; 2000-10-03), page 104
  5. http://www.amazon.co.uk:80/exec/obidos/tg/feature/-/50781/ (Wayback Machine: 2001-11-25 06:02)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Computer & Video Games, "October 2000" (UK; 2000-09-13), page 110
  7. Neo Plus, "Kwiecień 2001" (PL; 2001-xx-xx), page 100
  8. Neo Plus, "Maj 2001" (PL; 2001-xx-xx), page 100
  9. Neo Plus, "Czerwiec 2001" (PL; 2001-xx-xx), page 100
  10. Neo Plus, "Lipiec-Sierpień 2001" (PL; 2001-xx-xx), page 84
  11. Neo Plus, "Wrzesień 2001" (PL; 2001-xx-xx), page 84
  12. Arcade, "October 2000" (UK; 2000-09-08), page 72
  13. Consoles +, "Septembre 2000" (FR; 2000-0x-xx), page 96
  14. Dreamcast Monthly, "October 2000" (UK; 2000-08-31), page 72
  15. Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel, "Septembre/Octobre 2000" (FR; 2000-xx-xx), page 58
  16. Dreamcast Magazine, "2000-26 (2000-08-04,11)" (JP; 2000-07-21), page 21
  17. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 14" (UK; 2000-10-05), page 54
  18. Dorimaga, "2002-18 (2002-10-11)" (JP; 2002-09-27), page 34
  19. Edge, "October 2000" (UK; 2000-09-11), page 99
  20. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "November 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 252
  21. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 295
  22. Famitsu, "2000-08-04" (JP; 2000-07-21), page 33
  23. GamePro, "November 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 163
  24. Joypad, "Septembre 2000" (FR; 2000-xx-xx), page 161
  25. MAN!AC, "10/2000" (DE; 2000-09-06), page 56
  26. Neo Plus, "Październik 2000" (PL; 2000-xx-xx), page 56
  27. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "October 2000" (UK; 2000-09-07), page 82
  28. Video Games, "10/2000" (DE; 2000-09-06), page 93


Decathlete series
Decathlete (1996) | Winter Heat (1997) | Virtua Athlete 2K (2000) | Virtua Athlete (2002) | Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 15: Decathlete Collection (2004)
Decathlete related media
Book
Winter Heat Official Guide (1998)