Saying Goodbye to the 3DO

Memories of 3DO

21-04-2022 • 2 mins


As 1995 turned into 1996, things at the 3DO company weren't looking good. Despite seeing decent sales numbers of over a million units, this paled in comparison to new machines from SEGA and Sony.  This, coupled with a dwindling number of games, and many owners of the system jumping ship to the SEGA Saturn and Sony PlayStation, made it clear that the 3DO's dream of becoming an established console in the market just wasn't going to happen. Big decisions were made that would affect the company for the remainder of its short life. Contact me: danny@dannybrown.me Products I use for Pod ChatNote: these contain affiliate links, so I may get a small percentage of any product you buy/use when using my link. My equipment: https://amzn.to/2ZOhDbC (Electro-Voice RE320) https://amzn.to/3geVL2w (Motu M2 Audio Interface) https://amzn.to/3JUtJVn (Sony MDR-7506 Studio Monitor Headphones) https://www.ocwhite.com/product/podcast-pro-microphone-boom/ (Podcast Pro Boom Arm by Accu-Lite and O.C. White) Recommended resources: https://www.captivate.fm/signup?ref=dannybrown2 (Captivate.fm) https://www.aweber.com/easy-email.htm?id=513434 (Aweber email marketing) https://app.boomcaster.com/users/sign-up?referral=6oZlBSl1P8EU5Wsy (Boomcaster remote interviewing) https://mypodcastreviews.com/?ref=150 (My Podcast Reviews) https://reel.so/?via=3DW0OVDL (Reel.so audiogram creator) This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Podtrac - https://analytics.podtrac.com/privacy-policy-gdrp