Sega, Nintendo tout new productsSEGA UNVEILED DETAILS Wednesday surrounding a set-top box jointly developed with British manufacturer Pace Micro Technology. The set-top box can play games originally engineered for Sega’s Dreamcast console.
After deciding to leave the game console business earlier this year, Sega announced that it will focus its efforts on developing games for set-top boxes, handheld computers and cell phones.
Nintendo, meanwhile, finalized the calendar for the release of its delayed Game Boy Advance, the company’s next handheld player. The Game Boy has sold more than 120 million units worldwide, and Nintendo will try to build off that large base with its next-generation player.