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PostSubject: Re: SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September   SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September - Page 2 Empty02/06/19, 09:47 pm

SEGA's official Japanese Twitter account has announced that they're going to stream the unveiling of the final ten unannounced games on Tuesday. The Western reveals so far have taken place at the same time as the Japanese reveal, so hopefully we'll find out the full forty games we're getting in the next couple of days Thumbs Up!

There's still the fear that they'll plunder this with utter riff-raff like Super Thunder Blade, Eternal Champions and a load of inferior prequels and sequels to games that are already on this. But I think they'll deliver something big for the last announcement. I think it's got to be Sonic 3 and Sonic & Knuckles, with all the lock-on stuff too.

Beyond that, I think Super Hang On, Alien Storm and Virtua Racing are very decent shouts, and I'd really, really like to see M.U.S.H.A. and Pulseman on this too. Rocket Knight Adventures would be especially welcome too, it's a cracking game.

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PostSubject: Re: SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September   SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September - Page 2 Empty04/06/19, 03:33 pm

The final 12 games, yes 12

- Tetris
- Darius
- Road Rash II
- Strider
- Virtua Fighter 2
- Alisia Dragoon
- Columns
- Dynamite Headdy
- Kid Chameleon
- Monster World IV
- Light Crusader
- Eternal Champions

It's okay but nothing to exciting from those
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PostSubject: Re: SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September   SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September - Page 2 Empty04/06/19, 03:41 pm

What?! I think that's more than okay, who expected to see Tetris for example?

Anyhow I'm excited to try stuff like Strider, Road Rash II, Dynamite headdy, & Virtua fighter 2 - Overall there is a fair few games on this mini system I haven't played at all and ones I haven't played in donkey's years I just hope their stock is decent and I don't miss out on getting one.
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Sure it's Tetris is a decent, I wasn't expecting that much like Star Fox 2 but I can think of better games that could have replaced some of them such as Rocket Knight.
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PostSubject: Re: SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September   SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September - Page 2 Empty04/06/19, 04:40 pm

True, but overall it is still a good selection of games & it'd be mad to expect them all to be belters.
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PostSubject: Re: SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September   SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September - Page 2 Empty04/06/19, 08:42 pm

I'm just a tiny bit underwhelmed with the final lot of games, although that's probably because I had my expectations really high, and I got my hopes up for a few games that aren't to be found here. On the whole, I think what was announced today was a much more standard collection of Mega Drive games than I'd allowed myself to get excited for, with a few notable exceptions.

I called Eternal Champions "utter riff-raff" a few posts up, but it's Tekken 3 compared to Virtua Fighter II. Despite not being brilliant themselves, I get why stuff like Eternal Champions, Alex Kidd and Golden Axe are here - they're popular. Virtua Fighter II is beyond redemption though. It's an absolutely appalling remake of a Saturn game that you can't have any fun with. If anybody, anywhere plays more than one round of this before switching it off for good, I'll be amazed. But not as amazed as I am that it's on this mini system in the first place.

Columns and Kid Chameleon aren't up to much these days, and I don't consider them amongst the Mega Drive's best. However, they're pure nostalgia choices, much like Ecco the Dolphin and Altered Beast are. They're better than those though. I can live with them, just about.

I don't have an good opinion on Light Crusader as I didn't play it for long, it just wasn't my sort of game. I don't have an opinion on Alisia Dragoon either, but that's because I've not played it. It's meant to be quite good though, so I think I'll give it a go.

Strider and Monster World IV have been rereleased before too, but not as often as you'd maybe think. I'm happy to play them again. Good stuff.

Dynamite Headdy is another game that's been rereleased before, and it's everywhere. On one hand, I wonder if it needed yet another outing, as it's not hard to find in it's original form and it's dead cheap digitally. Yet on the other hand it's an absolutely superb platformer with clever mechanics and developed at a time when the Mega Drive was at it's peak and by a team who know how to get the most of the hardware. It's in my personal Mega Drive top five.

Road Rash II! YALDY!

Tetris and Darius sound good to me. Not much else to say, sorry!
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PostSubject: Re: SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September   SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September - Page 2 Empty06/06/19, 02:47 am

I'm surprised that it's launching without Sonic 3 & Knuckles - Nintendo stuck all three Super Mario Bros. games on the NES Classic, so I would have thought SEGA would have done the same with their biggest series.
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PostSubject: Re: SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September   SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September - Page 2 Empty06/06/19, 11:26 am

Been issues with those games for years now though

Anyway looking back at the games I said would be in the collection and what is in the collection

This I said and didn't make it in
Pulseman, Alien Soldier is in the Asian mega drive mini, Mortal Kombat II, Phantasy Star II, NBA Jam, NHL 94, Mega Bomberman, Soleil, Rocket Knight Adventures, Golden Axe 2, Ristar, Aladdin, Shining Force II is in the Asian Mega drive Mini

These are in over my picks
World of Illusion, Thunder Force 3, Super Fantasy Zone, Earthworm Jim, Landstalker, Ghouls 'n Ghosts, Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle, Golden Axe, Tetris, Darius, Virtua Fighter 2, Alisia Dragoon, Kid Chameleon, Eternal Champions, Columns

I think I've got the better bunch of games
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PostSubject: Re: SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September   SEGA Mega Drive Mini - Out On 19th September - Page 2 Empty07/06/19, 06:15 pm

Sonic The Hedgehog 3 and Sonic & Knuckles seem to be affected by soundtrack licensing problems. Here's a good article about those here: http://www.pauseresume.com/michael-jackson-sonic-3/

On another note, as pleased as I am with the overall variety of the Mega Drive Mini, there's some cracking stuff missing that's found on the Mega Drive Classics collection that Argos are selling for cheap on the three main consoles. I think games like Revenge of Shinobi, Ristar, Streets of Rage 1 and Decap Attack make that worth having too.
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