Sega celebrates (?) 32X anniversary with music CD

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Sega is apparently releasing a 3-disc album compiling music from several games on its doomed Super 32X console add-on.

According to Andriasang, music on the album is recorded directly off of the 32X hardware, and includes tracks from Virtua Fighter, Space Harrier, Stellar Assault, Virtua Racing Deluxe, Parasquad, and Metal Head. It's an odd selection in my estimation, since two other titles whose names are thrown about often whenever the mushroom cloud-shaped Mega Drive add-on comes up are often Kolibri and Knuckles Chaotix. But I won't pretend to understand the sorts of legal and emotional loopholes that had to be jumped through to get this thing created.

The fact that celebrating a system that lasted on gamers' radars barely 15 months, let alone years, makes this resemble celebrating the anniversary of a divorce with your estranged ex. Is it a cheeky reminder to the parties working on the upcoming Playstation Move and Project Natal that console add-ons have a spotty history, at best?

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