SEGA Genesis Classics trailer released, lineup and in-game features revealed

SEGA has officially unveiled the trailer for SEGA Genesis Classics (SEGA Mega Drive Classics in Europe) and have revealed some of the in-game features. The collection will include over 50 classic games along with enhanced features like Rewind, Mirror Mode and visual filters. The official site, megadriveclassics.com, has yet to go live but it can be assumed that is where the full list of games will be included. The collection is releasing physically to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on May 29th, and as an added incentive will include a double sided poster. Thankfully, SEGA seems to realize the Genesis can stand on its own and does not need Sonic’s name tacked on to the title, like they did with Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection in 2009.

After the break, see the full list of included games.

  • Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
  • Alien Soldier
  • Alien Storm
  • Altered Beast
  • Beyond Oasis
  • Bio-Hazard Battle
  • Bonanza Bros.
  • Columns
  • Columns III: Revenge of Columns
  • Comix Zone
  • Crack Down
  • Decap Attack
  • Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
  • Dynamite Headdy
  • ESWAT: City Under Siege
  • Fatal Labyrinth
  • Flicky
  • Gain Ground
  • Galaxy Force II
  • Golden Axe
  • Golden Axe II
  • Golden Axe III
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Kid Chameleon
  • Landstalker
  • Light Crusader
  • Phantasy Star II
  • Phantasy Star III: Generations of Doom
  • Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millenium
  • Ristar
  • Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi
  • Shining Force
  • Shining Force II
  • Shining in the Darkness
  • Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
  • Sonic 3D Blast
  • Sonic Spinball
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Space Harrier II
  • Streets of Rage
  • Streets of Rage 2
  • Streets of Rage 3
  • Super Thunder Blade
  • Sword of Vermilion
  • The Revenge of Shinobi
  • ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron
  • ToeJam& Earl
  • Vectorman
  • VectorMan 2
  • Virtua Fighter 2
  • Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair
  • Wonder Boy in Monster World
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9 responses to “SEGA Genesis Classics trailer released, lineup and in-game features revealed

  1. molul says:

    No Sonic 3! No Sonic 3? No Sonic 3!

    And no Sonic & Knuckles too…

  2. TDixpix says:

    Yay and who cares. The video is way cooler than the announcement. *snore

  3. Michael says:

    Yeah no Sonic 3 & Knuckles that’s what I was thinking. Thunderforce IV I would love. It would also be cool if they included some Sega CD and 32X games in these collections as well as some more Japanese exclusives. Overall great collection though. I hope the emulation quality and options are good.

  4. I think I’ll pass on this release, because Sega has released most if not all of these Genesis / Mega Drive games in past compilations. They don’t seem to care about many of their arcade titles like the original System 18 arcade version of Shadow Dancer, Alien Storm and Clutch Hitter or System 32 games like Out Runners, Clutch Hitter, Arabian Fight and Golden Axe The Revenge of Death Adder. The list goes on and on. Sega is beyond lazy.

  5. Ikagura says:

    But most of the game are already on PC…

  6. OriginalName says:

    I’m kind of surprised by the lack of Technosoft games, honestly. They own those licenses, so it seems like a bit of a waste. The Thunder Force series seems like way more of a unit shifter than Bio-Hazard Battle (though both are great, obviously), and Herzog Zwei would fill a genre gap nicely. I guess bridges were burnt with Ed Annunziata enough that Ecco is off the table now, which makes it hard to see this collection as comprehensive. I can only guess that Michael Jackson-based royalty issues are getting in the way of Sonic 3 & Knuckles showing up.

    Given the last few releases like this I expect there’ll be unlockables which will help, but this just seems unnecessary. Especially on PC.

  7. kissmanga says:

    Anyone wish sega would make a dream cast collection.

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