SEGA of America teased a brand new reveal coming today on their official twitter account and today the publisher announced that they will be reviving 9 of their classic Genesis titles for the SEGA 3D Classic Collection. As the title suggests 9 of the companies classic games including well known titles like the original Sonic The Hedgehog and Altered Beast will be available in a physical cartridge for the Nintendo 3DS.
Two of the included games, Power Drift & Puyo Puyo 2, were never released outside of Japan. Some of these games are already available digitally on Nintendo E-Shop but SEGA is hopping that owners of these games may consider double dipping for the promise of playing two previously unreleased titles.
SEGA 3D Classic Collection will be available at retail in North America for $29.99 USD / $44.99 CDN on April 28th.
Here’s a brief description of each game as provided by SEGA:
- Power Drift – A high octane sprite-based circuit racer
- Puyo Puyo 2 – A head-to-head competitive puzzle game.
- Maze Walker – A 3D mystery adventure.
- Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa – A classic psychedelic scrolling shooter.
- Fantasy Zone II W – Fantasy Zone II W is basically an updated version of the game above.
- Sonic The Hedgehog – Control the iconic character in the classic fast-paced platformer.
- Thunder Blade – Helicopters, guns, missiles and explosions. What more do you need?
- Galaxy Force II – Save the galaxy in this space themed3D shoot ’em up.
- Altered Beast – A beat ’em up set in ancient Greece.