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SEGA 3D Classics Collection Coming To 3DS April 26

Sega 3DS Classics Collection to bring 9 Genesis & Master System games to 3DS, including several titles never released in the West

SEGA 3D Classics Collection
Well, after a day of speculation of what’s in store related to SEGA’s announcement that a new, classic-centric release would bevealed today, SEGA has announced today that the SEGA 3D Classics Collection will be released physically and digitally in the Americas. SEGA has announced they will be releasing a collection of nine old school games — that have been powered up with fresh new visuals and content from studio AM2– for the Nintendo 3DS system on April 26.

The SEGA 3D Classics Collection, available on the Nintendo eShop and in retail stores contains nine classic SEGA games originally released on SEGA’s Master System and Genesis consoles:

  • Power DriftA high octane sprite-based circuit racer.
  • Puyo Puyo 2A head-to-head competitive puzzle game.
  • Maze WalkerA 3D mystery adventure.
  • Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa A classic psychedelic scrolling shooter.
  • Fantasy Zone II WFantasy Zone II W is basically an updated version of the game above.
  • Sonic The HedgehogControl the iconic character in the classic fast-paced platformer.
  • Thunder BladeHelicopters, guns, missiles and explosions. What more do you need?
  • Galaxy Force IISave the galaxy in this space themed3D shoot ’em up.
  • Altered BeastA beat ’em up set in ancient Greece.

The SEGA 3D Classics Collection will be released at a value price of $29.99/CA$44.99 for the Nintendo 3DS system in stores and digitally on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS, with retail packaging that features original artwork by Pokémon art director, Ken Sugimori.

So, will you be picking this collection up when it launches in April? Let us know in the comments below.

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