SEGA CORPORATION announced it will be releasing the Mega Drive Mini 2 console on October 27, 2022 (Thu).
The Mega Drive Mini 2 is a complete revamp of the Mega Drive Mini, the first mini console of the Reiwa era. Reviving the design of the Mega Drive 2, it is more compact and advanced than ever before.
The Mega Drive Mini 2 will come with over 50 classic titles, surpassing the 42 offered by the original Mega Drive Mini. A previously unreleased bonus title will also be included, adding to an immense library with endless playtime.
In addition, titles for the Mega-CD accessory are finally playable. Enjoy luxurious gameplay with advanced features such as full-motion video and voice acting.
The Mega Drive Tower Mini 2 decoration kit will be released at the same time.
As of now, ten of the included titles and one bonus title have been announced. The remaining titles will be revealed in future broadcasts. The next announcement is scheduled for June 24 (Fri). Please stay tuned for further news.
Live broadcast archive：“The Legend Continues: Mega Drive 2 Mini”
The PV features a mysterious, masked Mega Drive 2 Mini 2 wrestler.
The Mega Drive Mini 2 boasts an even more compact form than the Mega Drive Mini (W 120.8mm × H 32.3mm × L 116.5mm) and comes with a variety of titles, from commercial megahits to hidden masterpieces. Enjoy playing through a vast library of fantastic games on the more powerful Mega Drive Mini 2!
The Mega Drive Mini 2 comes with an immense library of over 50 titles. In addition to SEGA games, many popular third-party games have been added to the lineup through coordination with their respective publishers.
Mega CD titles are also now available to play, allowing for a deeper and more exciting experience than the previous generation.
The team that worked on the Mega Drive Mini reunited to develop its successor. Software development will be handled by M2 Co., Ltd. Please look forward to an even more comfortable and nostalgic play experience! Koshiro Yuzo also returned to produce the main menu BGM. Enjoy a 6-minute medley full of homages to the classics!
|Shining Force CD||7/22/1994||SEGA|
|Sonic the Hedgehog CD||9/23/1993||SEGA|
|Tale of the Dream Mansion||12/10/1993||SEGA|
|Shining and the Darkness||3/29/1991||SEGA|
|Thunder Force IV||7/24/1992||Technosoft|
A third-person shooter game from GAME ARTS that showcases the Mega CD’s technical capabilities with 3D polygonal graphics. When Earth is taken over by a group of terrorists led by Xacalite, the Silpheed squadron must return to save humanity.
©1993 GAME ARTS
Set 20 years after the events of Shining Force: The Legacy of Great Intention, this strategy role-playing game centers around a new battle between the Guardiana Shining Force and the kingdom of Cypress. This title is a remake of two games in the series released on the Game Gear.
Gotta go fast! This action game features another showdown between the supersonic hedgehog and his nemesis, Dr. Eggman. Leaping between the past and the future, Sonic must save Little Planet and prevent Dr. Eggman from collecting the time stones.
Silent horrors lurk in the mansion with wandering butterflies. A girl disappears in a strange hall. Her brother must find a way to save her. This horror adventure game takes place within the confines of the Dream Mansion.
An enhanced remake of the side-scrolling platform RPG from Nihon Falcom. Mail, a tomboy bounty hunter who loves money more than anything else in the world, embarks on a comedic adventure with Tatt the magician and Gaw the monster. The game is packed with extensive voice acting and cinematic scenes.
©Nihon Falcom Corporation REPROGRAMMED GAME©SEGA
An enormous arcade hit, this advanced 3D racing game was brought to life on consoles thanks to the state-of-the-art SVP chip. Virtua Racing features the revolutionary V.R. view system, the ability to watch replays, and a split-screen two-player mode.
A duo of virtuous thieves makes a fortune in Badville, the city of villains! The object of this action game is to sneak around buildings, avoid guards, collect treasures, and then make an escape. The main characters' reactions throughout the game provide top-notch comedic relief! Top and bottom two-player co-op is supported.
This memorable 3D dungeon-crawler RPG is the first of the Shining series. Searching for his father and the royal princess, a young knight and his allies head into a labyrinth and face off against demons. Dungeons, towns, and events are all shown from a panoramic 3D perspective.
The fourth installment in Technosoft’s popular side-scrolling shooter series. Two years after the events of Thunder Force III, the player must stop the ORN Empire once again. Operate the state-of-the-art spacecraft, “Rynex,” and use five different types of weapons to battle with new foes.
Taruruto, a small wizard from a magical land, makes a big splash in this action game! With beautiful visuals developed by Game Freak and the original VA voicing the titular character, the charm of the series is on full display in this video game adaptation!
©Egawa Tatsuya/Shueisha・Toei Animation
Defeat enemies, collect coins, and power up at the shop! The first game in the Fantasy Zone series is finally on the Mega Drive! To save the galaxy from a financial crisis, Opa-Opa must fight off enemy invasions on eight planets. A beginner-friendly mode has been added to the game.