Nintendo is not the one gaming firm cashing in on its nostalgia with the SNES Mini and NES Mini. Over the weekend, Sega introduced the Mega Drive Mini at Sega FES 2018 in Japan to rejoice the Mega Drive’s 30th anniversary. Much like Nintendo’s retro throwbacks, the Mega Drive Mini is a micro-console that will probably be bought with preloaded video games. This is not the primary time Sega has dabbled with bringing again its previous successes. Previously it has collaborated with AtGames, a US agency that is been making officially-licensed Sega consoles for over 10 years such because the Sega Genesis Flashback HD. And whereas Sega has but to verify AtGames’ involvement with bringing the Mega Drive Mini to market, that hasn’t stopped AtGames from tweeting that it will be engaged on the Mega Drive Mini.
“The rumors are true! Sega is going to release the Mega Drive Mini in Japan, powered by the latest AtGames technology. This same new and improved technology will find its way into the US and other territories later this year,” claimed AtGames on Twitter.
The tweet was eliminated shortly after. Perhaps at Sega’s behest. No worth or launch date for the Mega Drive Mini has been revealed simply but, although we cannot be shocked to see it hit the cabinets round October 29, the date the unique Mega Drive was first bought in 1988. In phrases of availability, Sega has mentioned will probably be making it to Japan. It’s unknown if the Mega Drive Mini will discover its solution to different nations. Furthermore, no video games have been introduced for it both.
That mentioned, Sega has introduced that 15 video games corresponding to Sonic the Hedgehog and Phantasy Star will probably be making it to the Nintendo Switch below the Sega Ages Label with Studio M2 dealing with porting duties.
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