SEGA Returns with Nostalgic Genesis Mini Console
An impressive selection of 40 games is sure to guarantee countless hours of fun and memories.
By Jay Gervais
The iconic SEGA Genesis, also known as the SEGA Mega Drive outside of North America, returns with its own miniature-sized version of the popular ‘90s gaming console. The new retro console will feature 40 games and is scheduled to release later this year on September 19th, 2019. You’re likely wondering what titles are included for North America, so have a look below for the first ten titles announced.
- Altered Beast
- Castlevania: Bloodlines
- Comix Zone
- Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
- Ecco the Dolphin
- Gunstar Heroes
- Shining Force
- Sonic the Hedgehog
- Space Harrier II
- Toe Jam & Earl
So far, the only included horror title is obviously Castlevania: Bloodlines, which was exclusive to this console and the only game in the Castlevania series released for it. As far as other popular horror titles are concerned, they could include Kid Chameleon, Splatterhouse 2, Splatterhouse 3, and Zombies Ate My Neighbors, just to name a few.
Overseeing the emulation for the console is game developer M2, which has handled quality products for SEGA in the past, such as several Sega Ages collections and the Sega 3D Classic Collection for the Nintendo 3DS. Given the disappointing releases by AtGames, which is being dropped in favor of M2, this news is sure to please those hoping for an enjoyable and familiar playing experience.
The SEGA Genesis Mini is based on the model 1 series of the classic console and comes ready to play with two wired controllers, an HDMI cable, USB power adapter, and a power cable. As mentioned, this item is slated for release on September 19th and will cost you $79.99 USD.
Kick Master is the Fantastic Castlevania Rip-off You Probably Never Played
We shine the spotlight on this forgotten video game released almost thirty years ago for the original Nintendo.
Weekly Horror News Round-Up February 14: Stranger Things, The Walking Dead, Castlevania
Plus, The Hunt gets another shot at release, Robert Englund doubts he’ll play Freddy again, Capcom offers us various Resident Evil reveals, and more.
Weekly Horror News Round-Up November 7: The Walking Dead, Friday the 13th: The Game, Ghostbusters: Afterlife
Plus, Hulu pulls the plug on Castle Rock, the Resident Evil film reboot adds to its cast, Demon's Souls get a fancy character creator, and more.
Weekly Horror News Round-Up September 19: Resident Evil, Stranger Things, Demon's Souls
Plus, check out the full trailer for Scare Me, Blumhouse and Amazon pull back the curtain on 4 movies, Scream 5 gets another star, and more.