Preorders have actually been open for a few months, but there is more incentive to put down your money. Today, August 14, it is 30 years since the console was originally released in the US, and The edgeAndrew Webster has posted everything you would like to know about the mini retro console.
Part of what you get with the purchase of the Genesis Mini is expected, including an HDMI cable; Charger; and a miniaturized, lovingly recreated version of the Genesis console. But just like the NES Classic and SNES Classic from Nintendo, Sega has gone a step further for fans of Genesis (Mega Drive, if you live outside the US).
Here's Andrew about a few of those small but important details:
Hold down the start button and you can return to the main menu of the system instead of getting up and pressing the reset button on the console itself. You can also view the large library as if the games were on a bookshelf and were running through the backs. It sounds like a small thing, but it is surprisingly nostalgic.
View our message for more impressions and for the full list of 42 titles. You can expect classics as Sonic The Hedgehog, Streets of Rage 2, Ghosts n & # 39; Ghouls, but Sega also made many deep cuts in the Genesis library.