Toys R' Us lists Sega Genesis w/ 80 games for $24.99

#1 Posted by cannonballBAM (608 posts) -
#2 Posted by MetalGearSunny (6999 posts) -

Rather buy that than a WiiU

#3 Posted by Praise_the_sun (76 posts) -

Yeah I saw this in the catalog.

If it's semi-legit I may pick one up.

#4 Posted by Kerned (1170 posts) -

@MetalGearSunny: haha, yeah. It's funny because it's true.

#5 Posted by DarthOrange (3878 posts) -

Of course it is  legit , it is on the toys 'r' us website. It says built in games so I guess it is like those plug in and play things. 

 
 
I wonder if this means that in a few generations we will be able to plug in a thing and play 80 PS3 games for a similar price.

#6 Posted by MetalGearSunny (6999 posts) -

Yup, looks like it's a plug in and play thing. I'm curious of the quality of the emulation...

#7 Posted by NegativeCero (3024 posts) -

I wonder what games they included other than the obvious Sonic games. I don't know a thing about the Genesis but a good chunk of those 80 games have to be great, right?

#8 Edited by WalkerD (463 posts) -

The box claims it's compatible with actual Genesis carts. That's pretty fuckin' cool for a plug n' play device.

Edit: Shit, two controllers too? Provided this thing comes with the Streets of Rage and Golden Axe games installed, that's like hours of built-in co-op fun.

#9 Posted by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -

@DarthOrange said:

I wonder if this means that in a few generations we will be able to plug in a thing and play 80 PS3 games for a similar price.

You'd have to get a shitload of storage space to make that happen. You could probably fit 16384 Sonic 3s into a single Metal Gear Solid 4. (Maybe. I'm assuming that MGS4 is 16 GB, Sonic 3 is 1 MB, and that Google isn't lying to me. But my point's been made.)

#10 Posted by hwy_61 (940 posts) -

Wait,can you even buy this? Looks cool.

#11 Posted by NakAttack (1289 posts) -

if this has streets of rage 2 i'm buying.

#12 Edited by WalkerD (463 posts) -

@Video_Game_King: Just wait until a GB feels like a MB. It'll happen within our lifetime.

Edit: Also MGS4 is closer to 25GB

#13 Posted by Labman (288 posts) -

@MetalGearSunny said:

Rather buy that than a WiiU

@Kerned said:

@MetalGearSunny: haha, yeah. It's funny because it's true.

No...it's sad because it's true. It's funny because I'm jaded as fuck!

#14 Posted by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -

@WalkerD:

What's that game at the bottom? I can identify the others, but that other one eludes me. Is it even a title screen?

#15 Posted by WalkerD (463 posts) -

@Video_Game_King: No clue, I can't even figure out what the game is above it. It's a shame their site doesn't have a higher res image.

#16 Posted by Kerned (1170 posts) -

If this has an HDMI port I'm in. I already have a Genesis, but needing to dig out adapters to play it is a drag.

#17 Posted by Huey2k2 (492 posts) -

Wait, can I get this in Canada?

Because I would order one right now if it is available here.

#18 Posted by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -

@WalkerD:

It's Ecco the Dolphin, but still no luck on the bottom image.

#19 Posted by DarthOrange (3878 posts) -
@Video_Game_King said:

@WalkerD:

What's that game at the bottom? I can identify the others, but that other one eludes me. Is it even a title screen?

I think it's Golden Axe. 
#20 Posted by CosmicBatman (317 posts) -

@Video_Game_King: It is in fact Golden Axe

#21 Posted by Pudge (908 posts) -

Here are some details I found from a guy selling it on EBay. Looks like the bonus games are bad, but that seems like an alright cross-section of Genesis titles.

The SEGA Genesis Classic is a classic video game console with 40 built-in 16-bit SEGA Games plus 40 bonus games. The cartridge slot on Classic game Console is compatible with Genesis cartridges*. Companying with two wireless controllers, Classic breaks the limitation of space, you can play freely anywhere in the signal receivable area.

Features:

  • Brand New. Factory Sealed
  • Built–In 80 Games, including 40 16-bit Sega games and 40 bonus games
  • Compatible with SEGA Genesis Cartridges* (cartridge not included)
  • Supports Firecore Passport (SD adapter not included )
  • Plug & Play on Your TV (AV cable Included)
  • Two Wireless Controllers Included (each uses AAA x 2; batteries not included)
  • AC adapter Include
  • *Some cartridges are not compatible due to cartridge conditions or original specification of games and cartridge hardware.

Games List:

SEGA GAMES: •Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle •Alien Storm •Altered Beast •Arrow Flash •Bonanza Bros. •Chaka: The Forever Man •Columns •Columns III •Comix Zone •Crack Down •Decap Attack •Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine •Ecco •Ecco 2: The Tides Of Time •Ecco Jr •ESWAT: City Under Seige •Eternal Champions •Fatal Labyrinth •Flicky •Gain Ground •Golden Axe •Golden Axe II •Golden Axe III •Jewel Master •Kid Chameleon •Ristar •Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi •Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master •Streets Of Rage1 •Streets Of Rage2 •Streets Of Rage3 •Sonic & Knuckles •Sonic Spinball •Sonic the Hedgehog •Sonic the Hedgehog II •Sonic 3D Blast - Flickie's Island •The Ooze •Vectorman •Vectorman II •VirtuaFighter II

BONUS GAMES: •Cross the road •Jack's Pea •Jewel Magic •Curling 2010 •Fish Story •Mahjong •Warehouse Keeper •Chess •Memory •Snake •Air Hockey •Spider •Naval Power •Mr. Balls •Cannon •Fight or Lose •Bottle Taps Race •Bomber •Checker •Hexagonos •Reaction Match •Whack-A-Wolf •Mirror Mirror •Memory Match •Treasure Hunt •Fire Fly Glow •Panic Lift •Black Sheep •Space Hunter •Flash Memory •Table Magic •Color Puzzle •Brain Switch •Mega Brain Switch •Bulls and Cows •Logic Dial •Match Eleven •Formula Challenge •Sudoku Quiz •Dominant Color

#22 Edited by cannonballBAM (608 posts) -

@Pudge: So it does appear to be one of those all in one gaming units with the ability to use genesis carts. right?

#23 Edited by JoeyIA (662 posts) -
#24 Posted by Snail (8644 posts) -

@NegativeCero said:

I wonder what games they included other than the obvious Sonic games. I don't know a thing about the Genesis but a good chunk of those 80 games have to be great, right?

Well it's one of Jeff's favorite consoles. I remember a bombcast where he argued that it was the best console ever, against Brad's opinion that the SNES was the best console ever. That argument lasted like 30 seconds, and Brad won, but still.

#25 Posted by LiquidPrince (16105 posts) -

It says $49.99 now?

#26 Posted by drac96 (673 posts) -

I work at a retail store and we had some of these in last week. We sold out of them pretty quick. The one we were selling had 90 games in it though. Ten extra games were bundled onto a cartridge.

I find it insane that Sonic 3 is not one of the games included while Sonic 1,2, and Knuckles are. They even have 3D blast! What a ridiculous omission.

#27 Posted by l4wd0g (2009 posts) -

The thing that says "As Seen on TV" tells me it's better to leave it on the shelf.

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