Sega lost source code of old games

Posted on Wednesday, Jul 30 2008 @ 00:55 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
These days many old games are making a comeback as downloadable content for the latest consoles but that's giving Sega a headache as they apparently lost the source code of many of their classic games.

Sega America boss Simon Jeffrey told Kotaku that they can't find the source code of many of their old school arcade games.
In our last video featuring Sega of America's Simon Jeffery, the president of the company explains why we haven't seen any System 16 or System 24 games on Xbox Live Arcade or the PlayStation Network.

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