Sega Genesis Mini

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Sega Genesis Mini
Designer M2
Manufacturer Sega
CPU 1.3 GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex A7
Graphics Mali-400
Memory 256 MB
Media 256 MB
Released JP/NA: September 19, 2019
EU: October 4, 2019
Added to Museum NA: May 4, 2019
JP: June 7, 2021
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Sega Genesis Mini, known as the Sega Mega Drive Mini outside of North America, is a miniature video game system by Sega. It was released after the success of miniature consoles by Nintendo, the NES Classic Edition and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition, as well as the release of the Sony PlayStation Classic. It was released on September 19, 2019.

It contains forty-two built-in games, running on an emulator designed by M2, and is designed to resemble the Genesis. In Japan and Asia, it contains two six-button controllers which connect to the console using a USB connection. Outside of Japan and Asia, it contains two three-button controllers, which also connect to the console using a USB connection. The video is output through HDMI.


On April 14, 2018, AtGames revealed via Twitter that they were designing the Sega Mega Drive Mini. However, on September 18, 2018, Sega announced via Twitter that AtGames was no longer developing the console and that the emulation would be handled by a Japanese developer. On March 30, 2018, at Sega Fes, Sega revealed that the Sega Mega Drive Mini would have emulation developed by M2 and would be released worldwide on September 19, 2019.

Games list

Forty-two games are included in the Sega Genesis/Sega Mega Drive Mini.

Title Developer International Japan Notes
Alisia Dragoon Game Arts Yes Yes
Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle Sega Yes No
Altered Beast Sega Yes No
Assault Suit Leynos Masaya Games No Yes
Beyond Oasis (known as The Story of Thor: A Successor of The Light outside North America) Ancient Yes Yes
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse Sega AM7 Yes Yes
Castlevania Bloodlines (known in Japan as Vampire Killer) Konami Yes Yes
Columns Sega Yes Yes
Comix Zone Sega Yes Yes
Contra: Hard Corps Konami Yes Yes
Darius Taito Yes Yes New port by Hidecade and M2
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Compile Yes No
Dyna Brothers 2 Special CRI No Yes
Dynamite Headdy Treasure Yes Yes
Earthworm Jim Shiny Entertainment Yes No
Ecco the Dolphin Sega Yes No
Eternal Champions Sega Yes No
The Game's Crown Collection
((ゲームのかんづめ お徳用, Game no Kanzume Otokuyou)
Sega No Yes
Ghouls 'n Ghosts Capcom Yes Yes
Golden Axe Sega Yes Yes
Gunstar Heroes Treasure Yes Yes
The Hybrid Front Sega, Oniro No Yes
Kid Chameleon Sega Technical Institute Yes No
Landstalker Climax Entertainment Yes Yes
Langrisser II Masaya Games No Yes
Light Crusader Treasure Yes No
Lord Monarch Nihon Falcom No Yes
Mega Man: The Wily Wars
(known as Rockman Mega World in Japan)
Capcom Yes Yes
Monster World IV Westone Yes Yes
MUSHA Compile No Yes
OutRun 2019 Sega No Yes
Party Quiz Mega Q Sega No Yes
Phantasy Star IV Sega Yes Yes
Wrestleball (known outside of Japan as Powerball) Sega No Yes
Puyo Puyo 2 Compile No Yes
Puzzle & Action: Tant-R Sega AM1
No Yes
Rent-a-Hero Sega No Yes
Road Rash II Electronic Arts Yes Yes
Shining Force Sega Yes Yes
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master Sega Yes No
Slap Fight MD Toaplan
MNM Software
No Yes
Snow Bros. Toaplan No Yes
Sonic the Hedgehog Sega Yes Yes
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sega Yes Yes
Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball Sega Yes No
Space Harrier II Sega Yes Yes
Sorcery Saga I
(魔導物語I, "Madō Monogatari I")
Compile No Yes
Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition
(known in Japan as Street Fighter II Dash Plus: Champion Edition)
Capcom Yes Yes
Streets of Rage 2 Sega, Ancient Yes Yes
Strider Capcom Yes Yes
Super Fantasy Zone Sunsoft Yes Yes
The Super Shinobi (known as Revenge of Shinobi outside Japan) Sega No Yes
Sword of Vermillion Sega AM2 No Yes
Tetris Sega Yes Yes New port by M2
Thunder Force III Technosoft Yes Yes
ToeJam & Earl Sega Yes No
Vectorman Sega Yes No
Virtua Fighter 2 Sega Yes No
Wonder Boy in Monster World Sega Yes No
World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck Sega AM7 Yes Yes
Yu Yu Hakusho: Battle to Unite the Demon Plane
Yu Yu Hakusho Magical Unification Battle (幽☆遊☆白書 魔強統一戦, "Yu Yu Hakusho Makyō Tōitsusen")
Treasure No Yes