SEGA has revealed the next 11 games that will appear on its new Mega Drive Mini 2 console, aka the Sega Genesis Mini 2. While the majority are Mega Drive titles, there are also three Mega CD titles.
Earlier this month, SEGA announced the arrival of a new console in mini format at the end of October 2022, the Mega Drive Mini 2, which will be the direct successor to the first generation Mega Drive Mini. The Japanese manufacturer had already confirmed the arrival ofaround fifty titles from the Mega Drive catalog and the Mega CDincluding Sonic CD or even Fantazy Zone, but not all the titles had been revealed.
In effect, the manufacturer had only lifted the veil on 11 gamesand SEGA has now just unveiled 11 new titles also from the Mega Drive and Mega CD catalogs, bringing the total of known games to 22 titles. All will be available as soon as the console launches.
What games are available on the Mega Drive Mini 2?
Earlier this month, SEGA announced that its new mini format console would include the following 11 titles:
- Silpheed (MegaCD)
- Shining Force (MegaCD)
- Sonic CD (MegaCD)
- Mansion of Hidden Souls (Mega CD)
- Potful Mail (Mega CD)
- Virtua Racing (MegaCD)
- Bonanzo Bros (Mega Drive)
- Shining in the Darkness (Mega Drive)
- Thunder Force IV (Mega Drive)
- Magical Taruruto (Mega Drive)
- Fantasy Zone (new Mega Drive port)
Here is the list of the 11 new games that SEGA has just announced:
- After Burner II (Mega Drive)
- Columns III (Mega Drive)
- Megapanel (Mega Drive)
- Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water (Mega Drive)
- Night Striker (MegaCD)
- The Ninja Warriors (MegaCD)
- Out Run (Mega Drive)
- Puzzle & Action: Ichidant-R (Mega Drive)
- Splatterhouse 2 (Mega Drive)
- Star Mobile (Mega Drive)
- Starblade (MegaCD)
In addition to having unveiled 11 new games that will be integrated into its console, SEGA has announced the release of a Cyber Stick controller dedicated to the Mega Drive Mini 2. The new USB Cyber Stick will potentially be useful for console games like After Burner 2, but Sega hasn’t revealed its price, or if it will ever be available outside of Japan. It seems that the controller will be offered at 19,800 yen (139 euros)which is much more than the Mega Drive Mini 2, which, we recall, will be marketed at a price of 9,980 Y, or around 71 euros.