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SEGA Genesis Classic reveals Switch launch date

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The Switch is getting some more retro games fun in a few months, bringing with it more than 50 of the best SEGA Genesis games ever made. If I sound excited, it’s because I am as the Genesis was one of my favorite console growing up. With the debut of various Nintendo retro titles from the Switch online service, I’ve been waiting for more classics to enjoy on the go.

A price point for SEGA Genesis Classics hasn’t been given, but it’s likely to be around $29.99 for the digital version and maybe $39.99 for the physical version, although that hasn’t been confirmed.

The collection includes some excellent games, and runs the gamut in terms of genres, gameplay styles and niche appeal. Franchises like Golden Axe and Phantasy Star are well-represented for fan looking for fantasy or sci-fi experiences. Shinobi and Sonic the Hedgehog offer some iconic muscle to appeal to Sega fans. And there’s even a bit of fighting game flair with Virtua Fighter 2. And all of these barely scratch the surface of the amount of fun that can be had with SEGA Genesis Classics.

Here’s the full list:

Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
Alien Soldier
Alien Storm
Altered Beast
Beyond Oasis
Bio-Hazard Battle
Bonanza Bros.
Columns III: Revenge of Columns
Comix Zone
Crack Down
Decap Attack
Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
Dynamite Headdy
ESWAT: City Under Siege
Fatal Labyrinth
Gain Ground
Galaxy Force II
Golden Axe
Golden Axe II
Golden Axe III
Gunstar Heroes
Kid Chameleon
Light Crusader
Phantasy Star II
Phantasy Star III: Generations of Doom
Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millenium
Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi
Shining in the Darkness
Shining Force
Shining Force II
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Sonic 3D Blast
Sonic Spinball
Space Harrier II
Streets of Rage
Streets of Rage 2
Streets of Rage 3
Super Thunder Blade
Sword of Vermilion
The Revenge of Shinobi
ToeJam & Earl
ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron
VectorMan 2
Virtua Fighter 2

SEGA Genesis Classics will be landing on Nintendo Switch on December 7, 2018. Check out the latest trailer for this retro collection down below. The collection is already available on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

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