SEGA Mega Drive Classics Console Announced
In celebration for Sonic’s 25th Anniversary and SEGA’s legacy, SEGA has once again partnered with AtGames to produce a new “Plug ‘N Play” console. The console comes preloaded with 80 classic Mega Drive / Genesis games, two wireless controllers, and is capable of reading original cartridges. Games include:
Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle, Alien Storm, Altered Beast, Arrow Flash, Bonanza Bros., Chakan: The Forever Man, Columns, Columns III, ComixZone, Crack Down, DecapAttack, Dr. Robotnik’sMean Bean Machine, Ecco, EccoJr, ESWAT: City Under Seige, Fatal Labyrinth, Flicky, Gain Ground, Golden Axe, Golden Axe 2, Golden Axe 3, Jewel Master, Kid Chameleon, Motal Kombat, Mortal Kombat 2, Mortal Kombat 3, Ristar, Shadow Dancer, Shinobi 3, Streets Of Rage 1, Streets Of Rage 2, Streets Of Rage 3, Sonic & Knuckles, Sonic Spinball, Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, The Ooze, Vectorman, Vectorman 2, Virtua Fighter 2, Games List – bonus cartridge games, Cross the road, Jack’s Pea, Jewel Magic, Curling 2010, Fish Story, Mahjong Solitaire, Warehouse Keeper, Chess, Memory, Snake, Air Hockey, Spider, Naval Power, Mr. Balls, Cannon, Fight or Lose, Bottle Taps Race, Bomber, Checker, Hexagonos, Reaction Match, Whack-A-Wolf, Mirror Mirror, Memory Match, Treasure Hunt, Fire Fly Glow, Panic Lift, Black Sheep, Space Hunter, Flash Memory, Table Magic, Color Puzzle, Brain Switch, Mega Brain Switch, Bulls and Cows, Logic Dial, Match Eleven, Formula Challenge, Sudoku Quiz, and Dominant Color.
The only downside is that unlike the previous AtGames SEGA consoles, the description specifically states that it cannot play Genesis or Mega Drive ROMs.
They’re currently available for preorder for £49.99 ($54.78) and are scheduled to be released October 2016.
Source: Smyth’s Toys
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