In April, Sega finally released more information on their upcoming Sega Genesis Mini and now they have revealed 10 more games that will be coming with the new console once it releases on September 19.
The latest titles that got confirmed are Mega Man: The Wily Wars, Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition, Sonic Spinball, Phantasy Star IV, Beyond Oasis, Ghouls ‘N Ghosts, Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle, Golden Axe, Vectorman and Wonder Boy in Monster World.
With this latest announcement by Sega, here is the list of confirmed Sega Genesis Mini games we have so far (30 out of a total of 40):
- Ecco the Dolphin
- Castlevania: Bloodlines
- Space Harrier 2
- Shining Force
- Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
- Toe Jam & Earl
- Comix Zone
- Sonic the Hedgehog
- Altered Beast
- Gunstar Heroes
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2
- Earthworm Jim
- Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
- World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
- Thunder Force III
- Super Fantasy Zone
- Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
- Streets of Rage 2
- Contra Hard Corps
- Mega Man: The Wily Wars
- Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition
- Sonic Spinball
- Phantasy Star IV
- Beyond Oasis
- Ghouls ‘N Ghosts
- Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
- Golden Axe
- Wonder Boy in Monster World
The console is based off the original Model 1 Genesis which was released in 1988 in Japan.
Since it’s announcement, the Sega Genesis Mini has been selling strongly, taking a spot as one of the top-selling video game items on Amazon, even going so far as to stay in the top 25 gaming items on Amazon since it was first announced. There was a point where it was even the top-selling video game item, a spot that was usually reserved for the US$10 Sony PlayStation Store gift card.
The Sega Genesis Mini will launch on September 19, it will cost US$79.99, and will come with a pair of three-button USB controllers. While the Japanese Mega Drive Mini will come with a six-button controller and will retail for approximately US$60, or US$80 with an additional controller.
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