Check out the new trailer for Sega Genesis Classics, which is now confirmed for physical and digital release on Nintendo Switch in December.
Sega Genesis Classics is the latest in a long line of compilations to celebrate the games of the Sega Genesis and Mega Drive. This particular collection debuted on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in May, and now has a confirmed Nintendo Switch release date of December 7, 2018.
In addition to 50 full games (listed below) the collection also features a range of modern conveniences including online multiplayer, in-game achievements, mirror modes, local co-op play using single Joy-Cons, save states, and, best of all, a rewind function for those tricky moments.
Sega Genesis Classics game lineup
- Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
- Alien Soldier
- Alien Storm
- Altered Beast
- Beyond Oasis
- Bio-Hazard Battle
- Bonanza Bros.
- 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
- Gain Ground
- Galaxy Force II
- Golden Axe
- Golden Axe II
- Golden Axe III
- Gunstar Heroes
- Kid Chameleon
- Light Crusader
- Phantasy Star II
- Phantasy Star III: Generations of Doom
- Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millenium
- Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi
- Shining in the Darkness
- Shining Force
- Shining Force II
- Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
- Sonic the Hedgehog
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2
- Sonic 3D Blast
- Sonic Spinball
- 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
- ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron
- VectorMan 2
- Virtua Fighter 2
- Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair
- Wonder Boy in Monster World
Here’s new trailer taking a closer look at some of the Switch-specific features.
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