10 additional Sega Genesis Mini games announced

10 more Sega Genesis Mini games were announced, and there's a very strong lineup here.

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Looking forward to the Genesis/Mega Drive Mini? So are we – and now there's even more reasons to be excited about the upcoming miniature system.

Sega just revealed several new games coming to the system, 10 as a matter of fact, for both the Japanese and Western versions of the diminutive console.

Here's a rundown of the new titles: 

Japanese Version

  • Contra: The Hard Corps
  • Dyna Brothers 2 Special
  • Game no Kanzume Otokuyou
  • The Hybrid Front
  • Landstalker
  • M.U.S.H.A.
  • Thunder Force III
  • Streets of Rage 2
  • Super Fantasy Zone
  • World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck

Western Version

  • Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
  • Earthworm Jim
  • Landstalker: The Treasures of King Nole
  • Probotector
  • Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Streets of Rage II
  • Super Fantasy Zone
  • Thunder Force III
  • World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
The Sega Genesis Mini.
The Sega Genesis Mini.

And in case you haven't been keeping track, here's what was already previously confirmed for the system: 

Japanese Version

  • Comix Zone
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Madou Monogatari I
  • Rent A Hero
  • Shining Force
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Space Harrier II
  • Puyo Puyo Tsu
  • Vampire Killer
  • Wrestleball

Western Version

  • Altered Beast
  • Castlevania: Bloodlines
  • Comix Zone
  • Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
  • Ecco the Dolphin
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Shining Force
  • Space Harrier II
  • ToeJam & Earl

This is the latest addition to a variety of miniature consoles out there including the SNES Classic, NES Classic, PlayStation Classic, Commodore 64 Mini – the list goes on. There's a crazy amount of miniature consoles either on the market or coming to it, and while some haven't fared so well (looking at you, PlayStation) many collectors just like the thrill of having their favorite systems in mini format.

Look for the tiny consoles to debut on September 19, 2019. Pre-order links are coming soon, according to Sega. As soon as we get those, we'll make sure you have them, too.

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