Sega to Sell Retro and Happiness

In news that is totally awesome, it seems that Sega is going to be packaging Sega games, Master games and 80’s arcade games in a hugely ridiculous bundle for sale on the XBox 360 and Playstation 3 in early 2009.

I know, this might sound like one of those “big effing deal” kind of things, but wait until you hear just how many games are going to be included. Forty. That’s right, the big four zero. It will include the three big Sonic games as well as Streets of Rage, Ecco the Dolphin, and more.

The Sega Genesis was one of my favorite systems ever, so it’s really great to hear this news. Basically, they will be selling me my childhood on a disc, and I will give them money hand over fist to remember those blissful halcyon days. Anyone else excited about this?

Source- Shacknews

EDIT: In a very “dude” worthy move, Sega has posted the official list of games for the Ultimate Collection. It has games like Comix Zone, Shinobi III, Vectorman (I and II), Shining Force II, Phantasy Star, Sonic, and way more. Check it out.

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6 thoughts on “Sega to Sell Retro and Happiness”

  1. I have the Sonic games,but for Shining Force and Phantasy Star…this might be worth it. BTW, it’s listed on sega’s site as being only $29.99

    If true….SEGA!

  2. Well, looks like I pay the price yet again for not owning a current gen console…

    Oh well. Back to my ROM…er…Legally obtained original PC games.

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