SEGA Mega Drive Mini Receives Its Next Batch of Games

The classic console returns September 19

The iconic SEGA Mega Drive returns this September in a new miniaturized form. The console will feature 40 games, 10 of which were announced alongside the console, with rest to be announced before the release.

On April 18, SEGA revealed the second wave of their games:

  • 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
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Naturally, Contra is included

These 10 games will join the original 10 that were already announced:

  • 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

The rest 20 games will be announced at some point before the release. We can only hope that Dune II is among them.

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It is 55% smaller and comes with two replicas of the original controllers, micro-USB cable, power cable and HDMI cable

SEGA Mega Drive Mini is based on the original Model 1 Mega Drive. The games are handled by M2, who previously worked on SEGA Aces and SEGA 3D Classics Collection, both of which were well-received by critics and players alike.

The miniature console releases September 19, 2019 at cost of $80.