SEGA sent out the list of the final 12 games that will be featured on the SEGA Genesis mini, with an additional two games! Originally 40, now it’s 42 games. Darius, the classic shoot ’em up, and the iconic puzzle game Tetris will be joining the party. In addition, this list also has one of the best platforming action titles, in the near-perfect arcade port of Strider. If you’re attending E3, you can also play the SEGA Genesis Mini!
- Virtua Fighter 2
- Alisia Dragoon
- Monster World IV
- Kid Chameleon
- Road Rash II
- Eternal Champions
- Dynamite Headdy
- Light Crusader
SEGA Genesis Mini Q&A:
Q. Which version of the Genesis is the Mini based on?
A. It’s based on the original Model 1 Genesis which launched in Oct. 1988 in Japan, Aug. 1989 in North America, and Nov. 1990 everywhere else.
Q. How big is it in comparison to the original console?
A. It’s approximately 55% of the original Model 1 size.
Q. What do you get in the box?
A. The Genesis Mini comes complete with 42 games, Two replica three-button USB Genesis controllers, One USB to Micro-B power cable, One power adapter (North America only), and One HDMI cable.
Q. Who handled the ports?
A. M2 is handling the porting process. They’ve previously worked on SEGA AGES and SEGA 3D Classics Collection, with a fantastic reputation based on the quality of their emulation projects and their faithfully recreated ports.
Q. Can I use original Genesis controllers with the Mini?
A. No, only the provided USB controllers or the Retro-Bit® SEGA Genesis 6-button controller.
Q. How much will it cost at launch?
A. $79.99 US/£69.99/€79.99/AUD$139.95