Mega Drive / Genesis Mini

Discussion in 'General Sega Discussion' started by 360, Apr 8, 2018.

  1. Hukos

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    Yeah, I can't recall anyone being an apologist for Golden Axe III. Like, it's playable but it feels so lazy. Doesn't help that Revenge of Death Adder was released in arcades at around the same time and is so much better.
     
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    And the answer is yes, you can switch between Puyo Puyo and Mean Bean Machine by changing the language/region: https://twitter.com/gosokkyu/status/1138990481394655232
     
  3. Neowl

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    Here's 18 Minutes of (non direct feed) Genesis Mini gameplay from E3, courtesy of GameXplain:


    Looks good, though the mix of various regional boxart rather than conforming to one may trigger some folk, and the cropping option they've gone with for 16:9 is interesting.
     
  4. ICEknight

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    Isn't that just due to the borders not being emulated, so the game screen goes beyond the "safe zone"?

    EDIT: Yes, 16:9 mode is just a regular stretch to fill the screen, which also happens to go out of bounds.
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  5. Rika Chou

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    Title screen of Tetris looks a bit different than the ROM that's online.
     
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    DF Reto covered among other things in this vid the MD Mini. Emulation seems fine with just a two frame latency, and the sound is reportedly authentic. More interestingly, Sega tried to get Vic Tokai games on it but were unable to. That stinks their games are owned by some holdings company, I have some genuine attachment to some of them. Copyright laws suck.
     
  7. Ashura96

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    Wow that's so weird they could not get Vic Tokai titles. especially when Decap Attack had been a recurring game in previous collections and AtGames consoles.

    RIP Battle Mania.
     
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    Decap Attack is a good point, but it being an anime license in Japan probably has something to do with it, particularly with the all-regional variants policy going on with these things. Otherwise, I think DA is a Sega-owned property.
     
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    Battle Mania Dai-Gin-Jou is one of my favorite Japanese-exclusive Genesis games so that's pretty disheartening to hear.
     
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  11. Overlord

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    Man, Japan really does get all the cool shit.
     
  12. doc eggfan

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    I was just thinking, If Sega does a Mark III mini, would they basically be able to put the entire game catalogue on the damn thing, because just about every Mark III title was a first party title (apart from two, I think).

    Obviously, there were third party Master System titles in the West, but not so in the East.
     
  13. JaxTH

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    Jack shit.
    So who is going to buy that and scan it for Sega Retro. :v:
     
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    Has there been any confirmation of what's going on with the PAL version? It sounds like the NTSC-U version will be able to switch language to change to Japanese-region titles, but that doesn't really convey what the European version will ship with? I'm a PAL kid in North America so I refuse to stop calling it the Mega Drive
     
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  18. Jason

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    More Hyper Potions music is always welcome.
     
  19. ICEknight

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    Why do they even show that ugly Virtua Fighter 2 conversion.
     
  20. Jason

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    Deep dive by MLIG I'll be watching later.