Nintendo has earned quite a bit of money with the NES Classic and the SNES Classic Mini retro consoles that prove to be video game fans really like to throw money on things that remind them of the days before they get older. Sony even briefly believed that it could also benefit from fan nostalgia with its own PlayStation Classic, at least until a loud public response made it clear that a PS1 miniature that can not play Tony Hawk & # 39; s Pro Skater is nowhere near $ 90 ( Metal Gear Solid is great, but come on). Tony Hawk Apart from that, the PlayStation Classic may have failed because it was not retro enough, and if it does, there's another company that could hit the nostalgic rendezvous: Sega.
The folks behind Sonic The Hedgehog no longer produce their own full size consoles, but – as reported by Kotaku – Sega will release a Genesis Mini for $ 80 later this year. 40 games are pre-installed on the system, and although not all have been announced, it contains some good picks ( Castlevania: Bloodlines Gunstar Heroes ] Ecco The Dolphin ) and the required stinker must be included in each Sega Genesis compilation by the end of time ( Altered Beast ). Of course, Sega has been selling it for years, but this mini-retro system – the Genesis Flashback HD, as seen on Walgreens – was built by another company and lacked the technical precision and overall quality of the two machines Nintendo. Theoretically, this will be different.