Category Random Stuff       Thread starter PSXHAX       Start date Mar 31, 2019 at 2:55 AM       2,725       7            
It appears there's no shortage of video game companies capitalizing on legacy console nostalgia with reboots including popular recycled video games onboard as we've seen the NES Classic, AtariVCS, SNES Classic and most recently the PlayStation Classic... and now SEGA officially announced their Genesis Mini will arrive on September 19, 2019 featuring 40 legendary titles at only $79.99.

For jailbroken PS4 console owners a full SMS / Genesis ROM Set is already available as well as emulators for the PC, mobile devices including many smartphones and tablets and various other platforms, but below are the SEGA Genesis Mini details for those who wish to relive repurchasing the classic video games they did 30 years ago. :giggle:

Q. When does it launch?
A.
September 19, 2019

Q. How many games will be included?
A.
40 games.

Q. Which games will be included?
A.
Today, we are excited to announce the first set of titles included with the system, with the rest to be announced intermittently over the coming months:
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Ecco the Dolphin
  • Castlevania: Bloodlines
  • Space Harrier 2
  • Shining Force
  • Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
  • ToeJam & Earl
  • Comix Zone
  • Altered Beast
  • Gunstar Heroes
Q. Which version of the Genesis is the Mini based on?
A.
It’s based on the original Model 1 Genesis which launched in Oct. 1988 in Japan, Aug. 1989 in North America, and Nov. 1990 everywhere else.

Q. How big is it in comparison to the original console?
A.
It’s approximately 55% of the original Model 1 size.

Q. What do you get in the box?
A.
The Genesis Mini comes complete with 40 games, Two replica three-button USB Genesis controllers, One USB to Micro-B power cable, One power adapter (North America only), and One HDMI cable.

Q. Who handled the ports?
A.
M2 is handling the porting process. They’ve previously worked on SEGA AGES and SEGA 3D Classics Collection, with a fantastic reputation based on the quality of their emulation projects and their faithfully recreated ports.

Q. Can I use original Genesis controllers with the Mini?
A.
No, only the provided USB controllers.

Q. How much will it cost at launch?
A.
$79.99 US/£69.99/€79.99/AUD$139.95

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azoreseuropa

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Mega Drive/Sega Genesis games sucks. I played and don't find any of them interested me at all. Except Mega Man The Wily Wars is my absolutely favourite and that's about it. I will wait until it reduce the price. SNES MINI and NES MINI are the best system with an excellent games.
 
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