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Why did the 3DO fail? Repairs, Upgrades and History | Trash to Treasure

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22nd September 2022 48 min

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The 3DO was a fifth generation games console with big ideas, and a big price tag to go with it. Today we explore where it all went wrong while creating our ultimate 3DO.

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00:00 Intro


02:18 Previews of the 3DO

09:41 Diagnosing problems with the 3DO

16:20 The launch of the 3DO

23:57 Repairing and upgrading the 3DO

27:11 The fall of the 3DO

38:15 Testing the 3DO out

46:14 Final thoughts on the 3DO

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