The SEGA Genesis Mini is Heading to Southeast Asia

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June 21, 2019

Epicsoft Asia Pte. Ltd. announces it will officially launch the SEGA Genesis Mini in Southeast Asia at the same time as the rest of the world, on 19th of September 2019.

The retro mini console, which costs USD $79.90 in the USA, will be priced as follows in these countries:

Singapore:       119.90 SGD

Malaysia:         359.00 MYR

Thailand:         3,390 THB

Indonesia:        1,499,000 IDR

Philippines:      4,590 PHP

 

The SEGA Genesis Mini aims to recreate the most notable gaming experiences from the past and will include:

  • SEGA Genesis Mini console
    • The replica unit is around 55% smaller than the original console, and comes with various replica ports and a sliding volume control
  • 2 USB-connected controllers
    • Designed with the classic 3-button layout from the original SEGA Genesis
  • HDMI Cable
  • Power Cable

The console will come pre-loaded with 42 classic games that were developed originally for the SEGA Genesis, including:

  • Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
  • Alisia Dragoon
  • Altered Beast
  • Beyond Oasis
  • Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
  • Castlevania: Bloodlines
  • Columns
  • Comix Zone
  • Contra: Hard Corps
  • Darius
  • Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
  • Dynamite Headdy
  • Earthworm Jim
  • Ecco the Dolphin
  • Eternal Champions
  • Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
  • Golden Axe
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Kid Chameleon
  • Landstalker
  • Light Crusader
  • Mega Man: The Wily Wars
  • Monster World 4
  • Phantasy Star 4: The End of the Millennium
  • Road Rash 2
  • Shining Force
  • Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
  • Sonic The Hedgehog
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 2
  • Sonic The Hedgehog Spinball
  • Space Harrier 2
  • Street Fighter 2: Special Champion Edition
  • Streets of Rage 2
  • Strider
  • Super Fantasy Zone
  • Tetris
  • Thunder Force 3
  • ToeJam & Earl
  • Vectorman
  • Virtua Fighter 2
  • Wonder Boy in Monster World
  • World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck

The release of this console is significant for SEGA, which gave birth to game characters like Sonic the Hedgehog© during the 16-bit videogames era. SEGA Games Company Ltd. Executive Manager Miyazaki Hiroyuki said, “I am really excited to have the opportunity to launch the SEGA Genesis Mini in Asia. SEGA Genesis Mini is not only a game console, but also brings back great memories of SEGA’s history. I hope every Genesis fan, SEGA fan and gamers in general can love this new retro game machine.”

Pre-orders have started for this product at all retail partner outlets in the Southeast Asia region, while online pre-orders will be made available closer to the date of the launch.

The SEGA Genesis Mini recently made headlines at the annual E3 gaming trade event in Los Angeles USA, where it was available for hands-on previews by the attending guests and media, many of whom gave overwhelming praise for the console:

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