Though Sega doesn't plan to celebrate the Dreamcast's upcoming 10th anniversary due to its current focus on software, Long Island City's bar/lounge/restaurant/theater The Creek will honor the console with a cover-free party next Wednesday on 09/09/2009 (and if the prophecies are true, will ring in the 100-year rule of Sega's super-secret Dreamcast 2).

The Creek will pay its respects to the ill-starred system with plenty of Dreamcasts for partygoers to remember its classics -- Soul Calibur, Crazy Taxi, Marvel VS Capcom 2, Chu Chu Rocket, Jet Grind Radio, Rez, and many others. Local chiptune acts Glomag, Beta Club Field Trip, and Codename: Electronic Fist will also perform at the event.

Fansite I Have A Dreamcast is hosting a similar free party at The Go Bar! in Athens, Georga, with at least four gaming stations, special T-Shirts, cake, copies of its Dreamcast EP compilation music album, and performances by bands on the CD.

If you want to remember the Dreamcast's games but won't be able to attend either parties, The Dreamcast Junkyard has a poll up asking readers to vote on the top 100 Dreamcast games, with the full results (and the bottom 20 games as well) posted on 09/09/2009. The site is already in the second round of voting, but it still might be interesting to watch!

[Thanks, Daniel!]