SEGA Genesis Mini Launch Date, Value and Preliminary Video games Lineup Revealed


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Sega has introduced that the Genesis Mini and Mega Drive Mini might be launched September 19, 2019, containing 40 basic video games together with Sonic the Hedgehog, Ecco the Dolphin and Castlevania: Bloodlines. It is going to be priced at $79.99 USD/£69.99/€79.99/ $139.95 AUD.

The unit is roughly 55% of the dimensions of the unique Mannequin 1 Genesis or Mega Drive, and comes with two duplicate three-button USB controllers, a USB to Micro-B energy cable and an HDMI cable.

Sega additionally revealed that AtGames, the corporate behind 2017’s poorly obtained Sega Genesis Flashback, is not concerned in its manufacturing. As an alternative, longtime collaborator M2 is dealing with the ports, having beforehand delivered high-quality conversions for the SEGA AGES collection and SEGA 3D Classics Assortment.

The next 10 video games have been unveiled for the North American and European editions, with extra to be introduced over the approaching months.

Sonic the Hedgehog Ecco the Dolphin Castlevania: Bloodlines Area Harrier 2 Shining Pressure Dr. Robotnik’s Imply Bean Machine ToeJam & Earl Comix Zone Altered Beast Gunstar Heroes

The Japanese model was on show immediately on the annual Sega Fes occasion in Tokyo. It should function a unique lineup of video games and embody replicas of the smaller six-button controller.

The Mega Drive first launched in Japan in October 1988, adopted by a North American launch because the Genesis in August 1989. The console reached Europe and different territories in November 1990 underneath its authentic identify. Every area had slight shade and decal variations, that are faithfully replicated within the completely different variations of the North American, European and Japanese miniature consoles.

The miniaturized console was first revealed in April 2018 at Sega Fes in Tokyo. It was delayed into 2019 as a way to enhance the standard after parting methods with AtGames.

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Daniel Robson is Chief Editor of IGN Japan. His Mega Drive was his closest childhood buddy. Discover him on Twitter at @NoMoreDaniels.

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