Full List of Games for SEGA Genesis and Mega Drive Mini

Each version has different set of games to play.

With the Sega Genesis Mini be arriving to your favorite gaming stores this September, you’ll get to play 40 classics at your living room or desktop. But if you grew up with the Mega Drive (the Japanese version of the Genesis), there might be some games that aren’t available on the Genesis mini.

But fret not, as we compiled the list of games for each versions to help you decide on which you should get based on your tastes, though some version might not be available locally as you might have to find other options such as ordering it online.

And here are the lists:

Asian Version of Mega Drive Mini

  • Alien Soldier
  • Puyo Puyo
  • Out Run 2019
  • Shining Force II
  • Sword of Vermilion
  • Alisia Dragoon
  • Assault Suits Leynos
  • Beyond Oasis (The Story of Thor)
  • Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
  • Castlevania: Bloodlines
  • Comix Zone
  • Columns
  • Contra: Hard Corps
  • Daimakaimura (Ghouls ‘n Ghosts)
  • Darius
  • Game no Kanzume Otokoyou
  • Golden Axe
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Landstalker
  • Langrisser II
  • Rockman: Mega World (Mega Man: The Wily Wars)
  • Monster World IV
  • Musha Aleste
  • Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium
  • Powerball (Wrestleball)
  • Puyo Puyo 2
  • Puzzle & Action: Tant-R
  • Road Rash II
  • Shining Force
  • Slap Fight MD
  • Snow Bros.
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Space Harrier II
  • Streets of Rage II (Bare Knuckle II)
  • Strider
  • Super Fantasy Zone
  • Tetris
  • The Super Shinobi (The Revenge of Shinobi)
  • Thunder Force III
  • Wonder Boy in Monster World
  • World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck

Japanese Version of Mega Drive Mini

  • Columns
  • Monster World IV
  • Dynamite Headdy
  • Assault Suits Leynos
  • Langrisser II
  • Alisia Dragoon
  • Road Rash II
  • Slap Fight MD
  • Snow Bros.
  • Lord Monarch
  • Darius
  • Tetris
  • Daimakaimura (Ghouls ‘n Ghosts)
  • Street Fighter II Dash Plus: Champion Edition
  • Rockman: Mega World (Mega Man: The Wily Wars)
  • Golden Axe
  • The Super Shinobi (The Revenge of Shinobi)
  • Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium
  • The Story of Thor: A Successor of the Light
  • Puzzle & Action: Tant-R
  • Party Quiz Mega Q
  • Yu Yu Hakusho Makyo Toitsusen
  • Thunder Force III
  • Super Fantasy Zone
  • Musha Aleste
  • World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
  • Bare Knuckle II
  • The Hybrid Front
  • Landstalker
  • Contra: Hard Corps
  • Dyna Brothers 2
  • Game no Kanzume Otokoyou
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Puyo Puyo Tsu
  • Shining Force
  • Vampire Killer
  • Wrestleball
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Comix Zone
  • Rent A Hero
  • Space Harrier II
  • Madou Monogatari I

American Version of Genesis Mini

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

One advantage for the Mega Drive version is that they’ll have the 6-button layout for the controllers that is a staple for the Mega Drive line and for the Genesis model 2 version instead of the original 3-button layout, which can be a bummer for those who opted for the 6-button layout.

In case you are wondering if there will be a proper release here, game distributor Epicsoft Asia will be bringing the Genesis Mini version in the Philippines for PhP 4,590. Expect to see the mini console at your favorite local gaming stores.

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