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Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« on: March 30, 2019, 02:10:53 PM »
http://genesismini.sega.com/

This is going to be done right, by Sega.  Forty games to start, including Ecco the Dolphin, Sonic, Castlevania: Bloodlines, Altered Beast, and Toejam & Earl!

I have seen that the other Genesis retro systems have not done so well, nor did the Sony Playstation classic.  Since this one features games that have not been released elsewhere (Castlevania: Bloodlines) I think that it may do far better!



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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2019, 11:41:47 PM »
Nice line up of games so far. I hope they include virtua racing. And of course they need some shootem ups in there somewhere.
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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2019, 11:41:59 PM »
Hm... good topic!    So they're including Castlevania: Bloodlines… I thought that was originally released on the Genesis.  Or do you mean it's not been re-released on any other platform?


We need General Chaos in this bundle!!   AND Rambo iii.   For whatever reason, I really enjoyed Rambo iii on the Genesis.

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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2019, 11:43:37 PM »
Bloodlines was a Genesis exclusive.
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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2019, 10:54:15 AM »
Bloodlines was a Genesis exclusive.

Yeah, this! ^

I know what a certain Castlevania fan is getting for her birthday!

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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2019, 03:53:20 PM »
I might just have to pick one of these minis up. The Genesis was unique in its gaming content. There was a lot games that just was not found anywhere else, and some stuff, it just did it better. The arcade feel was so strong with this system and the big reason I got my Gen 1 back then. That was Sega's strong point and a key to their success with the Genesis, its arcade library.
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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2019, 06:05:53 PM »
Bloodlines was a Genesis exclusive.

No... I understand that @retro junkie ... I meant,  does that mean it wasn't released on any other platform...  ie steam or remastered?  I thought it was released on something else...  but guess I'm wrong on that. 

Lol @Grindspine ... that sounds like a gift to yourself as well  ;D

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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2019, 08:18:31 PM »
Bloodlines was a Genesis exclusive.

No... I understand that @retro junkie ... I meant,  does that mean it wasn't released on any other platform...  ie steam or remastered?  I thought it was released on something else...  but guess I'm wrong on that. 


Sadly, no. It was only released on the Genesis, and to my knowledge, this will be the first time since, that it will be available again.
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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2019, 09:51:25 PM »
Very cool... I might have to pick one of these up.   Do they come with … more time as well?  ;D


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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #9 on: June 05, 2019, 08:19:43 PM »
Bloodlines was a Genesis exclusive.

No... I understand that @retro junkie ... I meant,  does that mean it wasn't released on any other platform...  ie steam or remastered?  I thought it was released on something else...  but guess I'm wrong on that. 


Sadly, no. It was only released on the Genesis, and to my knowledge, this will be the first time since, that it will be available again.

It became available in the Castlevania Collection a couple of weeks ago:

Konami Reveals Castlevania Anniversary Collection


Also, the full lineup of games has been released. I put in my pre-order already. I also really hope that the SegaCD/32X accessory add-on gets released over here in the states and doesn't stay a Japan exclusive. It looks freaking cool!

Sega MegaDrive Tower
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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #10 on: June 05, 2019, 09:53:21 PM »
Great bunch of games! I was just looking hard at preorder myself and considering. Release in September. I am getting excited.
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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #11 on: June 07, 2019, 12:16:33 AM »
mine is preordered. Now that I see the tower I may try and import a mega drive mini

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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #12 on: June 23, 2019, 10:19:10 PM »
@targetrasp @CreepinDeth  @retro junkie … I thought this was supposed to come out in May.  OR was that the Castlevania Anniversary Collection.  That might need it's own topic  ;D

SO... I looked for the Castlevania Anniversary collection.   I take it... this is online only and no physical version is being released?

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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #13 on: June 26, 2019, 12:25:15 AM »
yeah online only, at least at launch. I was bummed but bought it anyway. fun stuff that scratches a nostalgia itch. Contra is out too but it didn't age as well for me.

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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #14 on: June 26, 2019, 08:58:30 PM »
I so wanted this Sega Mini but I can't have it and the Turbo Mini. The Turbo has my meager funds right now.
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Re: Sega Genesis mini: it is happening!
« Reply #15 on: July 04, 2019, 10:49:19 PM »
If you guys are interested in the pre-order,  I setup a link in the pre-order topic. Shameless plug. Full list if games there as well.

https://www.chickendinnergaming.com/forum/index.php?topic=618.0