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Ultimate Sega Genesis Collection coming to 360/PS3 for $30 -has Shining & St of Rage

RainbowDespairRainbowDespair Registered User regular
edited May 2009 in Games and Technology
Remember that Sega Genesis Collection game for the PS2 & PSP that was dirt cheap? I just found out that Sega is releasing a new collection, but this time it's for the 360/PS3. More games, $30 price tag, 720p visuals, achievements/trophies (oh yes!), Spring of 2009 release, unlockable interviews, bonus 8-bit/arcade games, BRING IT! Oh and it'll be released in Europe as well (where they'll call it the Ultimate Mega Drive Collection).

Games from the Sega Genesis Collection game that will be included in the Ultimate Genesis Collection:
Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
Altered Beast
Bonanza Bros.
Columns
Comix Zone
Decap Attack
Ecco the Dolphin
Ecco: The Tides of Time
Flicky
Gain Ground
Golden Axe
Golden Axe 2
Golden Axe 3
Kid Chameleon
Phantasy Star 2
Phantasy Star 3: Generations of Doom
Phantasy Star 4: The End of the Millenium
Ristar
Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi
Shinobi 3: Return of the Ninja Master
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Super Thunder Blade
Vectorman
Vectorman 2

These 3 games were in the PS2/PSP collection and appear to be missing from the 360/PS3 version:
Sword of Vermilion
Ecco Jr.
Virtua Fighter 2 (Genesis vers)

Now for the new Genesis games included in this new version:
Alien Storm
Beyond Oasis
Dr. Robotnik's MBM
Dynamite Headdy
E-SWAT
Fatal Labyrinth
Phantasy Star 1
Shining in the Darkness
Shining Force
Shining Force 2
Sonic 3D Blast
Sonic Spinball
Sonic the Hedgehog 3
Sonic & Knuckles
Streets of Rage
Streets of Rage 2
Streets of Rage 3
Super Thunder Blade

Yes, the 3 Genesis Shining games, Streets of Rage series, and rest of the Sonic games are all here. Uh-booyah!

Here are the unlockable games:
Golden Axe Warrior (SEGA Master System)
Phantasy Star (SEGA Master System)
Alien Syndrome (Arcade)
Altered Beast (Arcade)
Congo Bongo (Arcade)
Fantasy Zone (Arcade)
Shinobi (Arcade)
Space Harrier (Arcade)
Zaxxon (Arcade)

And the achievement/trophy list:
Sonic's Ultimate Game Collection - Achievement List
There are 34 achievements with a total of 1000 points.

Get Rich (25 points)
Alex Kidd: Collect 1,000 in currency

Don't Die (25 points)
Alien Storm: Reach Mission 3 without losing a life

Enter the Beast (10 points)
Altered Beast: Collect 100,000 pts or higher by the end of the first level

Holy Water (20 points)
Beyond Oasis: Unlock the Water Spirit

Stealing Points (20 points)
Bonanza Brothers: Reach 40,000 points on the first level

Easy as Pie (15 points)
Columns: Get 20,000 points only on Easy Mode

Hardly a Hero (20 points)
Comix Zone: Complete first episode

Get Ahead (30 points)
Decap Attack: Collect 5 Bonus Coins

Communication is Key (10 points)
Ecco: Talk to another dolphin

Taste Like Tuna (20 points)
Ecco: The Tides of Time: Eat 200 fish

Suit up (30 points)
E-SWAT: Obtain the Combat Suit (Complete Mission 2)

Don't Get Lost (30 points)
Fatal Labyrinth: Progress to the fifth level of the labyrinth

Getting Chicks (25 points)
Flicky: Collect 80,000 points

Garden Gnomes (20 points)
Golden Axe: Collect 20 magic power-ups

Tower Up (35 points)
Golden Axe II: Complete Tower Level

Saved by Magic (20 points)
Golden Axe III: Use magic 10 times

TGIF (35 points)
Kid Chameleon: Collect Maniaxe

Twinkle Twinkle (30 points)
Ristar: Collect 5 Yellow Stars

Yatta! (50 points)
Dr. Robotnik's M.B.M.: Complete the game

True Ninja Skills (30 points)
Shinobi III: Complete first level without using continues

Complete Chaos (30 points)
Sonic The Hedgehog: Obtain a Chaos Emerald

A Different Tail (35 points)
Sonic 3: Collect 100 rings with Tails anywhere on Angel Island Zone

Flicky to the Rescue (15 points)
Sonic 3D Blast: Rescue 20 Flickies.

Lots of Zeros (30 points)
Sonic Spinball: Get 10,000,000 points in the first level

Get to the Chopper (15 points)
Super Thunder Blade: Score over 1,500,000 points in the first level

Three Times a Charm (20 points)
Streets of Rage: Complete 1st Level using all 3 characters

Good Day Mate (15 points)
Streets of Rage 3: Unlock Roo the Kangaroo as a playable character

Super Charged (45 points)
VectorMan: Collect 500 photons

Can You Dig It? (45 points)
VectorMan 2: Reach Scene 11

Blast Processing (50 points)
Play all Genesis™ Titles

Master the System (50 points)
Unlock Everything

No Life (50 points)
Watch Every Video

Critique (50 points)
View all Artwork

Only in the '80s (50 points)
Play all Arcade Titles

And a couple bullet points from the website:

"ALL TITLES UPGRADED TO HI-DEF. The classic 2D style never looked so good! Each of the titles has been converted to hi-def (720p) and will be a blast to play using the intuitive controls of the Xbox 360® and PLAYSTATION®3 systems."

"• UNLOCKABLE CONTENT. Unlock arcade games and interviews with the original game developers as you earn Achievements on the Xbox 360® and Trophies on the PLAYSTATION®3."

Sadly, it looks like there's no online multiplayer. Oh well, you can't get everything.

Anyway, I'm really psyched. Now time to see if I can unload my PS2 Genesis Collection before its value drops to nil.

EDIT: Here's the announcement: http://www.sega.com/news/?n=2507

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