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Sega Genesis Collection (Sega Mega Drive Collection in PAL regions) is a compilation of video games developed by Digital Eclipse and published by Sega for PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable. The collection includes twenty-eight Sega Genesis games from a variety of genres, as well as unlockable classic Sega arcade games, with different sets of arcade games for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable versions. A sequel was released in 2009 called Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Sega Genesis Collection
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North American PlayStation 2 cover art
Developer(s)Digital Eclipse
Publisher(s)Sega
Platform(s)PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable
ReleasePlayStation 2
  • NA: November 7, 2006
  • EU: February 2, 2007
  • AU: February 8, 2007
PlayStation Portable
  • NA: November 16, 2006
  • EU: February 2, 2007
  • AU: February 8, 2007
Genre(s)Compilation
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Contents

List of gamesEdit

Sega GenesisEdit

Not available in Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection.
†† Not available in the PAL release.

Unlockable extra gamesEdit

This collection also features more than thirty-five minutes of unlockable interviews from Sega of Japan, a "museum" with facts about the games, strategy tips and box art for each game, as well as a "Sega Cheat Sheet" that consists of cheat codes for most games, and a set of unlockable arcade games, (some of which are from the early Sega/Gremlin era). The collection also contains unlockable trailers for Phantasy Star Universe and Virtua Fighter 5.

PlayStation 2Edit

PlayStation PortableEdit

Not available in Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection.

ReceptionEdit

Reception
Aggregate score
AggregatorScore
Metacritic(PS2) 82/100[1]
(PSP) 82/100[2]
Review scores
PublicationScore
GameSpot8.2/10[3]
IGN8.6/10[4]

Sega Genesis Collection received "generally favorable" reviews, according to review aggregator Metacritic.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sega Genesis Collection for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Sega Genesis Collection for PlayStation Portable Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  3. ^ Kasavin, Greg (November 22, 2006). "Sega Genesis Collection Review". GameSpot. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  4. ^ Goldstein, Hilary (November 15, 2006). "Sega Genesis Collection Review". IGN. Retrieved October 4, 2017.