By Leah McDonald / April 18th, 2019
Sega unveiled 10 more titles for its long-awaited Genesis Mini.
Joining the lineup are Sonic’s two-tailed best bud Tails in Sonic the Hedgehog 2; the groovy space-faring, quick-shooting Earthworm Jim starring in his own series; and Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck in the Castle of Illusion and World of Illusion, just to name a few.
So far, Sega has revealed 20 titles for the Genesis Mini, with 20 more yet to be unveiled. The system is slated to be released on Sept. 19, 2019.
Released titles so far include:
- 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
- Earthworm Jim
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2
- Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
- World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
- Contra: Hard Corps
- Thunder Force III
- Super Fantasy Zone
- Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
- Streets of Rage 2
As previously reported, the mini system has four quick save slots, HDMI output, and language options. It will include a total of 40 games, and all necessary cables to use it. In addition, it was revealed that the system’s software was developed by M2, and the menu music was the work of Sega composer Yuzo Koshiro.
In North America, the Sega Genesis Mini emulator console will be sold for a price of $79.99, while in Europe the Mega Drive will set you back €69.99 (or €79.99 if you also want two USB controllers). In both of these regions, the system comes with the original 3-button controllers. In Japan, the emulator console will be sold for a price of 6,980 yen (or 8,980 yen if you also want two USB controllers).
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