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Sega Genesis Collection, known as Sega Mega Drive Collection in PAL regions, is a video game compilation of twenty-eight Sega titles originally released for the Sega Mega Drive. It was developed by Digital Eclipse and released for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable by Sega. A downloadable version for the PlayStation Vita has also been released.

In addition to the aforementioned games, Sega Genesis Collection also includes five unlockable classic Sega arcade games, with different sets of arcade games for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable versions, museum menus, and extras.

An updated version of the game, Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection. was later released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

List of games

Unlockable games

PlayStation 2

PlayStation Portable

Gameplay

Each game in Sega Genesis Collection supports save states, allowing players to resume exactly where they left off. Each game also has a Museum page with history, trivia pieces, tips, facts and strategies about the games, and box artwork scans. The compilation also includes an Extras page containing unlockable content such as interviews with developers developer about the individual games, trailers for then-upcoming Sega titles, a "Sega Cheat Sheet" feature that consists of cheat codes for most games in the compilation, and additional arcade games.

In Sonic Genesis Collection, there have been a few emulation problems. This includes the screen flashing when Sonic goes underwater in Sonic the Hedgehog (16-bit). There has also been discovered some sound effect issues. This includes the revving sound for the Spin Dash and the Special Stage music in Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit), the missing music for when the Power Sneakers are obtained, the different sound effect for the Star Handle in Ristar, as well as other sound effects in other games that are either different of missing all together, such as in Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium where the "Victory Music" is not playing at the end of a battle.

Reception

 Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
Metacritic (PS2) 82/100[4]
(PSP) 82/100[5]
Review scores
Publication Score
GameSpot 8.2/10[6]
IGN 8.6/10[7]

Sega Genesis Collection received "generally favorable" reviews, according to review aggregator Metacritic.[4][5]


Re-releases

Image Title Platform Description
SFP PSP.jpg Sega Fun Pack: Sonic Rivals 2 & Sega Genesis Collection PlayStation 2 A compilation released in April 2009. This compilation includes Sonic Rivals 2 and Sega Genesis Collection for the PlayStation Portable.

Gallery

Logos

Box artwork

Gallery

References

  1. Sega Genesis Collection™. PlayStation Store (US). Archived from the original on 28 April 2018. Retrieved on 14 February 2022.
  2. SEGA MEGA DRIVE COLLECTION (French). PlayStation Store (FR). Archived from the original on 28 April 2018. Retrieved on 14 February 2022.
  3. SEGA MEGA DRIVE COLLECTION. PlayStation Store (AU). Archived from the original on 28 April 2018. Retrieved on 14 February 2022.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Sega Genesis Collection for PlayStation 2 Reviews. Metacritic. Retrieved on 4 October 2017.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Sega Genesis Collection for PlayStation Portable Reviews. Metacritic. Retrieved on 4 October 2017.
  6. Kasavin, Greg (22 November 2006). Sega Genesis Collection Review. GameSpot. Archived from the original on 31 December 2021. Retrieved on 4 October 2017.
  7. Goldstein, Hilary (15 November 2006). Sega Genesis Collection Review. IGN. Archived from the original on 31 May 2022. Retrieved on 4 October 2017.
Sonic the Hedgehog game compilations
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