We all know retailers love to speculate release dates for future games well the fun has begun with Sonic Classic Collection on Nintendo DS that SEGA confirmed to be launching March 2010. Amazon.com are now listing the game and have it down for a March 2nd 2010 release in U.S. shores so they have their month right at least. Price is also listed at the very fair $29.82.
Amazon also confirm Sonic & Knuckles will lock-on with Sonic 2 and 3 but there is no mention of Sonic 1 so the Blue Sphere game that’s been present in past collections may be absent in this one.
Here’s Amazon’s product info –
* All of the best original Sonic games in one fantastic compilation
* These much-loved classics come complete to the handheld arena for the first time. Now you can experience the games that defined a genre anywhere, anytime
* For the first time in Sonic The Hedgehog and Sonic The Hedgehog 2, players can saved their progress at any point while playing so that you miss none of the non-stop action
Sonic The Hedgehog, one of the world’s most recognized and successful video-game characters returns to the Nintendo DS in this new collection of his original adventures. Sonic Classic Collection is the complete compilation of the original SEGA Genesis Sonic titles, consisting of the following genre-defining games: • Sonic The Hedgehog • Sonic The Hedgehog 2 • Sonic The Hedghog 3 • Sonic & Knuckles It also features two extra lock-on modes from the originals whereby Knuckles becomes a playable character in both Sonic 2 and 3 to complete the full experience. For the first time the best of classic Sonic comes to the Nintendo DS for a new generation of gamers!