Mega Drive Mini - September 19 Launch

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  1. SG6000

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    Wily Wars is getting optimised too:

    https://twitter.com/gosokkyu/status/1129196341899382784
     
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    OK so a few peoe have comm2sayint the West is only getting the 3 button pad but surely it's gonna be the 6 button pad as Street fighter CE is one of the games bundled.
     
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    I doubt. According to their sites showing 3 button pad including Japan.. Not just West only. I am sure they will sell 6 button pad separate for Street Fighter CE/PLUS.
     
  5. SG6000

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    Retrobit will be selling separate 6-button pads for western markets under their own officially tied-in branding, it seems.
     
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    I was mildly annoyed about the 6 button pad thing before, but after finding out SFII is one of the included games I'm now actually pissed off. I don't really need this day one, other than just to have it, so I'm probably going to cancel my pre-order and wait till the price drops.. or there's a bundle with 6 button controller (which is now a necessity to play one of the included freaking games properly).
     
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    I'm glad M2 is behind the wheel, because when it comes to officially sanctioned emulation, they're wizards. Digital Eclipse is no slouch with emulation either it seems :P Preordered.

    Why, M2 nailed the Konami VRC-6 emulation on the Japanese Castlevania Anniversary Collection, and that's a difficult expansion chip to emulate properly.
     
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    I'm sure M2 will do a great job. I just feel like SEGA themselves need to hear from people in the west that they aren't okay with being shafted. It's idiotic that only Japan gets an included 6-button controller and everyone else has to pay extra for one.
     
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    It may not include a six button pad, but at least RetroBit will sell six button controllers that will work with it. IDK what to tell you. I assume you saw that news, right?
     
  10. Glyptofane

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    Seriously. The game list is looking fantastic, but the controller issue is damn near unacceptable.
     
  11. subcon959
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    It's a principle thing, but I've also heard the dpad on the retrobit controllers are terrible (it might've been for the saturn one, not megadrive). Anyway, I don't think paying extra for a third party (officially licensed or not) instead of getting the real deal is good practice. Screw them.

    Not only that, but the Japanese version gets musha and we don't. Again, screw them.
     
  12. SG6000

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    Yeah the Japanese list is stronger as it stands - but I'm still trying to talk myself out of wanting one (from any region).
     
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    To each their own. The Genesis Mini will invariably get hacked anyway.
     
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    That part we can definitely agree on.
     
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    Just glad the emulation doesn't suck *cough* PS Classic *cough*
     
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    Personally, I feel they shouldn't have added Street Fighter II to the list, partially because of the controller but also because I feel Mortal Kombat would have been a better contrast to the snes classic and a throwback to that era. They still might add it though. I wouldn't be too surprised seeing all MK 1-3 have been on atgames' systems (which other than MK mostly had sega licensed games so their licenses can't be expensive). Imo SFII is only there cus they got capcom in and figured they should pick their most relevant games.I would've preferred Great Circus Mystery ft. Mickey & Minnie to have all the Mickey games on the system, but Strider is important too.

    Also I was bored so I dug up some lists that could or could not give us insight into what the last 10 games will be:
    Publishers Onboard So Far
    Licenses Paid
    What's interesting about Japan's list is that they have Wrestleball which is developed and published by Namco. Does this mean we might see games from Namco in the remaining 10? The only significant one I can find from them is Ms. Pac-Man which sold pretty well. Would anyone consider it a classic for the Genesis/Mega Drive? Also our games are much better in my opinion, though I wouldn't complain if we got The Hybrid Force translated... Other than that we're only missing Musha and The Revenge of Shinobi. It's interesting that they have more than a couple 4 player games. You'd think Yu Yu Hakusho is only interesting for its 4 player fighting game feature...
    The 30 Games Confirmed for Japan

    Games only in the western Classic so far

    Games already featured on atgames systems (Confirmed games noted)

    Games in Sega Genesis Classics Compilation not in atgames (2018)

    Of course, correct me if I'm wrong about any of the information. A lot of publisher stuff I got of segaretro and wikipedia. I also made a list of developers onboard but I figured it isn't as relevant as publishers that are onboard.

    Also, I thought I should add that someone said that the next 10 games are scheduled to be revealed June 4th with a live stream with Yuzo Koshiro present. The only game I am really curious to see if they manage to get is Sonic 3 & Knuckles seeing how it's been absent since 2010.
     
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    I agree , crap choice. one good thing is you can buy confirmed compatible 6 button controllers made by retro-bit and licensed by Sega for $15. they will be ready in August. in black and clear blue.
     
  18. spanner

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    The controllers are not wireless and they look like there going it be USB to,this look like the exacted replica of the Retroflag Mega PI CASE but thats the Japanese version, its even the same size. but not as thick cause it don't have RPI3 in it.. :)

    I wouldn't mind Outrun,Super Hang On,Lotus Turbo Challenge 2,Mega SWIV and Wiz N Liz making the list.
     
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    They are gonna sell for £17.99 each here. That means for 2 player SFII the total cost is £69.99+£17.99+£17.99=£105.97!

    BTW, that's $133.74 by today's exchange rate!
     
  20. Undwiz

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    When you put it that way..... Glad I have my Genesis I had since I was a kid multiple 6 buttons SF2 and all.
     
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