Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection

Discussion in 'General Gaming Chat' started by Zonerunner, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. Zonerunner

    Zonerunner Guest

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    Sega have just announced the Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, with over 40 Mega Drive games (although the majority do appear to have come off the Sega Mega Drive Collection released on the Playstation 2 a while back, and indeed it appears the same development team are behind it), with bonus unlockable Master System games thrown into the mix.

    Mega Drive titles confirmed:
    • Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
    • Alien Storm
    • Altered Beast
    • Beyond Oasis
    • Bonanza Bros.
    • Columns
    • Comix Zone
    • Decap Attack starring Chuck D. Head
    • Dr. Robotnik’s MBM
    • Dynamite Headdy
    • Ecco the Dolphin
    • Ecco II: The Tides of Time
    • E-SWAT
    • Fatal Labyrinth
    • Flicky
    • Gain Ground
    • Golden Axe I
    • Golden Axe II
    • Golden Axe III
    • Kid Chameleon
    • Phantasy Star II
    • Phantasy Star III: Generations of Doom
    • Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium
    • Ristar
    • Shining in the Darkness
    • Shining Force
    • Shining Force 2
    • Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
    • Sonic 3D Blast
    • Sonic and Knuckles
    • Sonic Spinball
    • Sonic The Hedgehog
    • Sonic The Hedgehog 2
    • Sonic The Hedgehog 3
    • Streets of Rage
    • Streets of Rage 2
    • Streets of Rage 3
    • Super Thunder Blade
    • Vectorman
    • Vectorman 2
    I do have some concerns - it does appear to be an enhanced version of the PS2 title, and im willing to bet the bonus interviews are ripped from that version. Plus the emulation on the PS2 did leave a little to be desired (perhaps most noticeably in Phantasy Star IV). The multiplayer modes appear to be offline only. And the HD "enhancement" probably wont be anything more than a smoothing function that all classic arcade titles seem to possess on XBLA (I believe the technical term is 2xSai?).

    But... who cares that this will be the sixth or so time i'll purchase Sonic the Hedgehog? I cannot wait. It's been bumped right to the top of my must get list. Already wondering what the achievements will entail...

    *shameless Sega fanboy*
     
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  3. DECAP ATTACK!
     
  4. Cymro

    Cymro Guest

    Thats going to be absolutly ace!
     
  5. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    I'm sorry, I think I just came!
     
  6. Zonerunner

    Zonerunner Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (St Helens RLFC @ Nov 6 2008, 05:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    On one hand, I was hoping the first reply would be "PHANTASY STAR! SHINING FORCE!!!"

    On the other, Decap Attack was relatively obscure and has an interesting development history, so i'll let it slide.
     
  7. CeeJay

    CeeJay Guest

    Was really hoping that Joe Montanas sportstalk football would be on this list. It my old favouite. I still have the cartridge, but no megadrive, my
    gf said that 2 ps2s a ps3 a wii and an xbox is enough.
     
  8. Zonerunner

    Zonerunner Guest

    Alas, I wouldnt count on anything retro with a license attached to it to ever be re-released. The cost to relicense everything is usually more than the publishers expect to make back on profit. For the same reasons, the cost to re-edit the graphics to remove the references is also usually too prohibitive.
     
  9. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (CeeJay @ Nov 9 2008, 02:50 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    Go to a car boot sale, you'll find a MegaDrive there for £5.
     
  10. CeeJay

    CeeJay Guest

    Yeah I know. GF says no, and shes the boss. Shell come around eventually im sure. The problem isnt finding a console, its finding the chords and controllers that arent stuffed, getting near impossible these days.
     
  11. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    I have every SEGA game ever made on my Genesis emulator. . . . . B)
     
  12. <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (CeeJay @ Nov 10 2008, 06:15 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    Mega Drive > GF.
     
  13. Cymro

    Cymro Guest

    More news here

    +Rep please B)
     
  14. CeeJay

    CeeJay Guest

    Try telling her that. She just won a psp...........(it was a prize at a wedding in japan after some weird card game) and gave ot to me! So, its bye bye mega drive and hell SD vs raw 06 anywhere I want! Still miss joes though.
     
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