Full SEGA Genesis Mini 2 games list released

The official and full list of the Sega Genesis Mini 2 includes Sega CD and previously Japan-only exclusives for the retro console.


After the surprise announcement of the Sega Genesis Mini 2, the official list of the games that the retro console will include has been fully revealed.

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The official and full list of the Sega Genesis Mini 2 includes Sega CD and previously Japan-only exclusives for the retro console. (Images: SEGA)

Last month, SEGA announced that the Sega Genesis Mini 2 would be available on Amazon as a pre-order. However, the list of games revealed at the time was only a partial one. With the release just over 2 months away, SEGA has provided the full lists of games for both the North American/European version and the Japanese version.

Which classic Sega Genesis and SEGA CD games made the cut? Check out the details below for the full rundown.

Western version

The version for the English-speaking market will include games previously only available for the European Sega Mega Drive. A number of the games newly revealed are often included in fan lists of the greatest Sega Genesis games of all-time.

Sega Genesis/Sega Mega Drive games

  • After Burner II (Dempa)
  • Alien Soldier (Treasure)
  • Atomic Runner (Data East)
  • Bonanza Bros. (SEGA CS)
  • ClayFighter (Ringler Studios/Interplay)
  • Crusader of Centy (Nextech/Atlus)
  • Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf (Electronic Arts)
  • Earthworm Jim 2 (Shiny Entertainment/Playmates Interactive/Virgin Interactive)
  • Elemental Master (Technosoft/Renovation Products)
  • Fatal Fury 2 (Aspect/Takara)
  • Gain Ground (SEGA CS)
  • Golden Axe II (SEGA CS)
  • Granada (Wolf Team Cube/Renovation Products)
  • Hellfire (NCS)
  • Herzog Zwei (Technosoft/SEGA)
  • Lightening Force: Quest for the Darkstar (Technosoft/SEGA)
  • Midnight Resistance (Data East)
  • OutRun (SIMS/SEGA)
  • OutRunners (Data East/SEGA CS)
  • Phantasy Star II (SEGA AM7)
  • Populous (Bullfrog Productions/Electronic Arts)
  • Rainbow Islands Extra (Aisystem Tokyo/Cube/Taito)
  • Ranger-X (Gau Entertainment/Cube)
  • Ristar (SEGA)
  • Rolling Thunder 2 (Namco)
  • Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi (SEGA)
  • Shining Force II (Sonic/SEGA)
  • Shining in the Darkness (Sonic/Climax/SEGA)
  • Sonic 3D Blast (Traveller’s Tales/SEGA)
  • Splatterhouse 2 (Now Production/Namco)
  • Streets of Rage 3 (SEGA AM7)
  • Super Hang-On (SEGA)
  • Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers (Capcom)
  • The Ooze (SEGA Technical Institute)
  • The Revenge of Shinobi (SEGA AM7)
  • ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron (Johnson-Voorsanger Productions/Nu Romantic)
  • Truxton (Toaplan)
  • VectorMan 2 (BlueSky Software)
  • Viewpoint (Nexus Interact)
  • Virtua Racing (SEGA AM2)
  • Warsong (NCS/Cube)
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The infamous FMV game Night Trap that prompted the creation of the ESRB ratings is included in the Sega CD list for the Sega Genesis Mini 2.

SEGA CD games

  • Ecco the Dolphin (Novotrade)
  • Ecco: The Tides of Time (Novotrade)
  • Final Fight CD (A-Wave/SEGA)
  • Mansion of Hidden Souls (System Sacom/Vic Tokai)
  • Night Striker (Aisystem Tokyo/Taito)
  • Night Trap (Digital Pictures)
  • Robo Aleste (Compile/Tengen)
  • Sewer Shark (Digital Pictures/Sony Imagesoft)
  • Shining Force CD (Sonic Co./SEGA)
  • Silpheed (Game Arts)
  • Sonic CD (Sonic Team/SEGA)
  • The Ninja Warriors (Natsume/Taito)

Bonus games

The North American and European version of the Sega Genesis Mini 2 will also have bonus games. These games were never-before ported outside of Japan and are fairly unknown to the Western market.

  • Devi & Pii (SEGA)
  • Fantasy Zone (Sunsoft)
  • Space Harrier II + Space Harrier (SEGA)
  • Spatter (SEGA)
  • Star Mobile (Mindware)
  • Super Locomotive (SEGA)
  • VS Puyo Puyo Sun (Compile)
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Perhaps the best console version of the arcade classic Final Fight joins the Sega Genesis Mini 2 roster.

Japanese version

The Japanese version of the Sega Genesis Mini 2 will have many Japanese exclusive games. The list includes classic JRPGs such as Lunar, Popful Mail, and Shin Megami Tensai (from the Persona series).

Sega Genesis games

  • After Burner 2 (Dempa)
  • Alien Soldier (Treasure)
  • Bonanza Bros (SEGA CS)
  • Chelnov (aka Atomic Runner/ Data East)
  • Columns 3: Taiketsu (SEGA CS)
  • Shin Souseiki Ragnacenty (Nextech/SEGA)
  • Devi to Pi (aka Devi & Pii)
  • Fatal Fury 2 (Aspect/Takara)
  • Fantasy Zone (Sunsoft)
  • Gain Ground (SEGA CS)
  • Granada (Wolf Team Cube/Renovation Products)
  • Harimanada (SEGA CS/Megasoft)
  • Honou no Toukyuuji: Dodge Danpei (SEGA CS)
  • Magical Taruruto-kun (Game Freak)
  • Majandojo
  • Megapanel (Namco)
  • Midnight Resistance (Data East/ISCO/Opera House)
  • Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water aka Fushigi no Umi no Nadia (Namco)
  • Out Run (SIMS/SEGA)
  • Party Quiz Mega Q (Minato Giken)
  • Phantasy Star II (SEGA AM7)
  • Populous (Bullfrog Productions/Electronic Arts)
  • Puyo Puyo Sun (Compile)
  • Puzzle & Action Ichidant-R (SEGA/CRI)
  • Ranger-X aka Ex-Ranza (Gau Entertainment/Cube)
  • Shining in the Darkness (Sonic/Climax/SEGA)
  • Sorcerian (SEGA)
  • Space Harrier 2 (SEGA)
  • Spatter (SEGA)
  • Splatterhouse 2 (Now Production/Namco)
  • Star Cruiser (Arsys Software)
  • Star Mobile (Mindware)
  • Super Locomotive (SEGA)
  • Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers (Capcom)
  • Tatsujin (Toaplan)
  • Thunder Force IV (Technosoft/SEGA)
  • Tougi Ou: King Colossus (SEGA CS)
  • Viewpoint (Nexus Interact)
  • Virtua Racing (SEGA AM2)
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The Japanese Sega Genesis Mini 2 will include JRPGs such as Popful Mail, Lunar, and Shin Megami Tensei.

SEGA CD games

  • Captain Tsubasa (Tecmo)
  • Ecco the Dolphin CD (Novotrade)
  • Final Fight CD (A-Wave/SEGA)
  • Lunar: Eternal Blue (Game Arts/Working Designs)
  • Lunar: The Silver Star (Game Arts/Working Designs)
  • Mahou no Shoujo: Silky Lip (Riot)
  • Mansion of Hidden Souls (System Sacom/Vic Tokai)
  • Night Striker (Aisystem Tokyo/Taito)
  • Night Trap (Digital Pictures)
  • The Ninja Warriors (Natsume/Taito)
  • Popful Mail (SIMS/Working Designs)
  • Robo Aleste (Compile/Tengen)
  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms III: Dragon of Destiny (Koei)
  • Shin Megami Tensei (SIMS)
  • Shining Force CD (Sonic Co./SEGA)
  • Silpheed (Game Arts)
  • Sonic CD (Sonic Team/SEGA)
  • StarBlade (Namco)
  • Tenka Fubu: Eiyutachi no Houkou (Game Arts)
  • Wondermega Collection (SEGA/JVC)

Release and pricing

Since the previous announcement of the Sega Genesis Mini 2, the pricing at the Amazon listing has been updated from U.S. $103.80 down to U.S. $99.99. Delivery to the United States will require an additional $21.99. It is available for pre-order and will be released on October 27, 2022.

The Sega Genesis Mini 2 will include: Genesis Mini 2 Console, 1 Wired Control Pad (6-button controller), USB Power Adapter, Power Cable, and an HDMI Cable.

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