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50 Classic SEGA Genesis Games Coming to PS4 and X-Box One

When I was growing up, you were either a Super Nintendo kid or a Sega Genesis one, so which side did I align with during the great console war of the early ’90s? Well let’s just say the street I lived on was full of rage, which is why I am more than ready to do battle once again with the all new Sega Genesis Classics collection, which will bring 50 games from the beloved system to both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this spring.

Sega Europe announced 50 Mega Drive retro games, including multiple Sonic and Golden Axe installments to ToeJam& Earl, will be included in a collection of Sega classic that will cover “arcade action, shooters, beat’m ups, puzzlers, old favorites, and hidden gems.” But even though the games are old, they will come with a bevy of modern perks, including “online multiplayer, achievements, mirror modes, rewind, and save states.”

The physical copy of the game will come with a double-sided Golden Axe and Streets of Rage poster, like the one in the ’90s-inspired bedroom seen in the game’s promotional video. But don’t get steamed if you’re not a fan of buying hard copies, because the game is getting a digital release too, and Steam users will “also be treated to The Treasures of King Nole in the form of a huge free update to the feature set.”

Both the digitally and physically versions of the game will be available on May 29, 2018, and you can see the entire 50 game lineup below. For more information you can also visit the game’s website.

In the meantime, I’m going try to get over how happy I am about this announcement. Not because I’m not thrilled, but because you can’t survive the streets of Sega if you aren’t full of rage. The ’90s console wars were intense.

Which old game are you most excited to play? Hit start on your favorite in our comments below.

Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
Alien Soldier
Alien Storm
Altered Beast
Beyond Oasis
Bio-Hazard Battle
Bonanza Bros.
Columns III: Revenge of Columns
Comix Zone
Crack Down
Decap Attack
Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
Dynamite Headdy
ESWAT: City Under Siege
Fatal Labyrinth
Gain Ground
Galaxy Force II
Golden Axe
Golden Axe II
Golden Axe III
Gunstar Heroes
Kid Chameleon
Light Crusader
Phantasy Star II
Phantasy Star III: Generations of Doom
Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millenium
Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi
Shining Force
Shining Force II
Shining in the Darkness
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
Sonic 3D Blast
Sonic Spinball
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Space Harrier II
Streets of Rage
Streets of Rage 2
Streets of Rage 3
Super Thunder Blade
Sword of Vermilion
The Revenge of Shinobi
ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron
ToeJam& Earl
VectorMan 2
Virtua Fighter 2
Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair
Wonder Boy in Monster World

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