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SEGA Genesis Collection

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
79
4.3
PSP
82
3.9
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Description

For those that had a SEGA Genesis you can now put it away as 28 games are re-released in this compilation to relive your yester-years. For those that never had a SEGA Genesis and didn't play some of the classics on it, well here's your chance to play and be up-to-speed on your game history.

Games included are:Also included is bonus content, with unlockable arcade titles, interviews with original SEGA Genesis developers of some of the included games, a museum area with interesting facts about the games, and a hint area with tips.

Games can be saved at any point no matter their own save-game system, you can play Golden Axe and save your game in the middle of fight with Death Adder and load it from that exact point.

Screenshots

SEGA Genesis Collection PSP Decapattack (Stretched to full screen)
SEGA Genesis Collection PSP Sonic the Hedgehog (Stretched to full screen)
SEGA Genesis Collection PSP Game selection screen
SEGA Genesis Collection PSP Bonanza Bros (Stretched to full screen)

Alternate Titles

  • "SEGA Mega Drive Collection" -- European title

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User Reviews

A solid collection of Genesis classics PlayStation 2 Madotsuki (736)

The Press Says

GameSpy PSP Nov 28, 2006 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Digital Press - Classic Video Games PlayStation 2 Dec 08, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Gamer 2.0 PSP Nov 20, 2006 9 out of 10 90
IGN PlayStation 2 Nov 15, 2006 8.6 out of 10 86
Pocket Gamer UK PSP Jan 26, 2007 8 out of 10 80
SEGA-Portal.de PlayStation 2 Sep 20, 2009 8 out of 10 80
videogamer.com PSP Feb 09, 2007 8 out of 10 80
FZ PlayStation 2 Feb 20, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
WomenGamers.com PlayStation 2 Mar 11, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Nuts PSP Feb 02, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

Cover art

The artwork of Akira on the cover isn't from the featured Virtua Fighter 2, but from the cover of Virtua Fighter 4: Evolution.

European version

The European version removes Shadow Dancer due to the game being indexed by the BPjS/BPjM in Germany during the early 1990's, which would make the compilation forbidden for sale to minors and the general public. Rather than making a separate version for Germans or requesting for the game to be deindexed (as Activision did in 2003 with River Raid for its inclusion on Activision Anthology), Sega instead removed the game entirely from the PAL version.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2006 – Most Good Games in a Compilation of the Year (PSP)

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