SEGA Genesis Mini Retro will be available from September 19th

Sega Genesis Mini 2019

At Sega FES 2019, Sega announced that the Genesis Mini / Mega Drive Mini console will be available from September 19th this year. The company announced the new console last year to coincide with the original device’s 30th anniversary. But the company announced that it will be released late in 2018.

Update: Sega Genesis Mini is now available for pre-order at Amazon and Walmart for $79.99.

The Sega Genesis Mini (US Edition) comes in with 40 built-in games and two bonus games listed below.

  • 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
  • Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
  • World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
  • Thunder Force III
  • Super Fantasy Zone
  • Shinobi III
  • Streets of Rage 2
  • Earthworm Jim
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 2
  • Contra: Hard Corps
  • Landstalker
  • Mega Man: The Wily Wars
  • Street Fighter II’: Special Champion Edition
  • Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
  • Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
  • Beyond Oasis
  • Golden Axe
  • Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium
  • Sonic The Hedgehog Spinball
  • VectorMan
  • Wonder Boy in Monster World
  • Road Rash II
  • Strider
  • Virtua Fighter 2
  • Alisia Dragoon
  • Kid Chameleon
  • Monster World IV
  • Eternal Champions
  • Columns
  • Dynamite Headdy
  • Light Crusader
  • Tetris
  • Darius

The Japanese version will include Castlevania Bloodlines, Comix Zone, Gunstar Heroes, Madou Monogatari Ichi, Powerball, Puyo, Puyo 2, Rent-a-Hero, Shining Force, Sonic 2, and Space Harrier II.

The Genesis Mini (US Edition) will come with a pair of three-button USB controllers for the price of $79.99 and the Mega Drive Mini (Japanese Edition) will come with a six-button controller will cost you ¥6,980 ($60) or an additional controller for ¥8,980 yen ($80).

It will be available in single black color.

The nostalgic gaming consoles are really in demand from recent years. In 2016 Nintendo released the NES Classic and the SNES Classic a year later, but both products are not under production now. Sony also joined the market with the release PlayStation Classic edition this year.

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