Once again the cornerstone titles of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise have been made available with the recent release of SEGA Mega Drive Collection in the UK. This new compilation title shipped just days ago in the UK and features the legendary Sonic The Hedgehog and Sonic The Hedgehog 2 amongst a plethora of other Mega Drive favourites.
The complete title list is as follows:
1. Alex Kidd In The Enchanted Castle
2. Altered Beast
3. Bonanza Bros.
5. Comix Zone
6. Decap Attack starring Chuck D. Head
7. Ecco the Dolphin
8. Ecco II: The Tides of Time
9. Ecco Jr.
10. Kid Chameleon
12. Gain Ground
13. Golden Axe I
14. Golden Axe II
15. Golden Axe III
16. Phantasy Star II
17. Phantasy Star III: Generations of Doom
18. Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millenium
20. Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
21. Sonic the Hedgehog
22. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
23. Super Thunder Blade
24. Sword of Vermilion
26. VectorMan 2
27. Virtua Fighter 2
Alongside these titles also featured is a virtual museum showcasing original artwork, tips and background information on the games, as well as unlockable interviews with the developers themselves.
This compilation was released late last year in the US as SEGA Genesis Collection to much critical praise receiving an impressive 8.2/10 average on MetaCritic.
SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis Collection is currently available on PS2 and PSP in the US and UK for a RRP of $29.99 and £19.99 respectively. The title will also see an Australasian release on Thursday for $49.99 and $59.99 for the PS2 and PSP versions.
UK residents should also enter SEGA Europe’s SEGA Mega Drive Collection competition
for the chance to win one of 20 copies for PS2 or PSP signed by SEGA brand guru Hiromi Ando.
Special thanks to Hogfather/Diesel for the tip.