Sega Genesis / Mega Drive Mini Showcase Trailer is Pure Nostalgia

Sega have released a trailer for the upcoming miniature retro console the Sega Genesis Mini (or Sega Mega Drive Mini outside of North America).

The short preview shows off some of the 40 games in the console. From our previous coverage, that list includes:

  • Ecco The Dolphin
  • Castlevania Bloodlines
  • Space Harrier II
  • Shining Force
  • Dr. Robotnik’s Mean bean Machine
  • ToeJam & Earl
  • Comix Zone
  • Sonic The Hedgehog
  • Altered Beast
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
  • World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck
  • Thunder Force III
  • Super Fantasy Zone
  • Shibobi III Return of The Ninja Master
  • Streets of Rage 2
  • Earthworm Jim
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 2
  • Contra Hard Corps
  • Landstalker
  • Beyond Oasis
  • Ghouls ‘N Ghosts
  • Alex Kidd in The Enchanted Castle
  • Golden Axe
  • Phantasy Star IV
  • Street Fighter II Special Champion Edition
  • Mega Man The Wily Wars
  • Sonic The Hedgehog Spinball
  • Vector Man
  • Wonder Boy in Monster World
  • Virtua Fighter 2
  • Alsia Dragoon
  • Columns
  • Dynamite Headdy
  • Strider
  • Kid Chameleon
  • Light Crusader
  • Monster World IV
  • Eternal Champions
  • Road Rash II

In addition, the console contains two “bonus titles”, Tetris and Darius.

The Sega Genesis Mini launches September 19th in North America and on October 4th in Europe and the Middle East.

Ryan Pearson


Taking his first steps onto Route 1 and never stopping, Ryan has had a love of RPGs since a young age. Now he's learning to appreciate a wider pallet of genres and challenges.