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  • SEGA Mega Drive (Genesis) Mini

    Sega Megadrive, European version
    By Evan-Amos - Own work, Public Domain
    Sega is the latest 90's console to try and cash in on people's yearning for their lost retro years. Following in the footsteps of Nintendo, Sega is releasing a 'mini' form of it's amazing Mega Drive console that adorned many a teens' bedroom some 25 years back.

    And who wouldn't want this? OK, we completely understand that neither Nintendo's nor Sega's offerings are going to compete with more modern concepts of a console such as an Xbox one x. But there are those who love to hop on the nostalgia train and a take long, relaxing journey where they can relive their accomplishments & fun. This isn't just for yesteryears kids - this nostalgic trip is open to all, old & new. Sega is allowing (presumably) a number of classic titles to be re-played by the older generation & played for the first time by an entirely new generation.

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ID:	278No specifics have been released as yet so there's a lot of "unknowns" at this time still, but Sega have hinted they want the public to speak up and direct them on which games to re-release. This seems to suggest that, much like the mini-Nintendo family. the Mega Drive will also be including the games as built-in, so no waiting around. As an aside, I'd like to see Sega include SD card functionality so the mini console's library can be expanded with your own games, however, that does potentially open it up to risks of piracy... As yet, no real details have been publicised, so it's still very murky in what may come - even the name of the device is not set in stone.

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