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Sega delivers a dream of a video-game machine

Video games are for kids. Teenagers maybe. Right? But harried parents don't want to waste time sitting slack-jawed in front of Donkey Kong, Super Mario or even Gran Turismo. Wrong. After 20 minutes with NFL 2K, the premier game for Sega's new Dreamcast machine, I'm a convert. The football experience is totally realistic. It's almost like being there, right down to the touchdown two-steps and the frosty breath streaming from players' mouths (that is, if you've picked the Vikings and Rams to battle it out in a Minnesota blizzard). Uniforms get dirtier, players get tired, and as the game unfolds, the...

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