Shenmue was an epic adventure title that introduced elements of real life into gameplay as well as some of the first real-time weather effects. The three-disc open-world game also had a sequel on the Dreamcast, Shenmue II.
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Jet Grind Radio

Perhaps the game responsible for accelerating cel-shaded graphics in video games, Jet Grind Radio had you rollerblading around fictional cities spraying graffiti and outrunning authorities.
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Ready 2 Rumble

This over-the-top comic boxing game launched with the Dreamcast and served to be a winning one-two combination paired up with Sonic Adventure. Players filled up the RUMBLE meter in order to perform character-specific finishing moves.
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Skies of Arcadia

Skies of Arcadia was a role-playing game that had you battling across the open skies. Elaborate airships carried you across the world from adventure to adventure.
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Crazy Taxi

Perhaps a precursor to 3D open-world games like Grand Theft Auto and Saints Row, Crazy Taxi had you driving customers to their destinations without regard for public safety and property.
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Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future

While not necessarily a mainstream hit, Ecco the Dolphin's fourth adventure was a critically acclaimed title for the Dreamcast. Quite possibly too ahead of its time, the Ecco series would probably be more successful now as the gaming audience has exploded.
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Chu Chu Rocket

From the Sonic Team developer came the puzzle game Chu Chu Rocket. The game was simple enough: guide the cute ChuChus characters to the goal while avoiding the KapuKapus. Chu Chu Rocket is also considered one of the first successful online console games to date.
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Power Stone

Power Stone was a 3D fighting game that allowed players to use their environments in battles. Power stones could be collected mid-fight, unlocking a much stronger version of the character.
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Sonic Adventure

The best-selling Dreamcast game to date, Sonic Adventure helped launch the console back in September 1999. It was the first title to give us a true open-world 3D Sonic game, offering worlds to explore and loads of mini games.
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Arguably the best fighting game ever made, Soulcalibur debuted on the Dreamcast as a launch title as well. The arcade port featured improved graphics and special features.
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