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SEGA Genesis Mini to be Lunched in Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE (20 June 2019) - Epicsoft Asia Pte. Ltd. announces it will officially launch the SEGA Genesis Mini in Southeast Asia at the same time as the rest of the world, on 19th of September 2019.

The retro mini console, which costs USD $79.90 in the USA, will be priced as follows in these countries:

  • Singapore:     119.90 SGD   
  • Malaysia:     359.00 MYR  
  • Thailand:     3,390 THB    
  • Indonesia:     1,499,000 IDR   
  • Philippines:     4,590 PHP

The SEGA Genesis Mini aims to recreate the most notable gaming experiences from the past and will include:

  • SEGA Genesis Mini console
    • The replica unit is around 55% smaller than the original console, and comes with various replica ports and a sliding volume control
  • 2 USB-connected controllers
    • Designed with the classic 3-button layout from the original SEGA Genesis
  • HDMI Cable
  • Power Cable


Games for SEGA Genesis Mini

The console will come pre-loaded with 42 classic games that were developed originally for the SEGA Genesis, including:

  1. Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
  2. Alisia Dragoon
  3. Altered Beast
  4. Beyond Oasis
  5. Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
  6. Castlevania: Bloodlines
  7. Columns
  8. Comix Zone
  9. Contra: Hard Corps
  10. Darius
  11. Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
  12. Dynamite Headdy
  13. Earthworm Jim
  14. Ecco the Dolphin
  15. Eternal Champions
  16. Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
  17. Golden Axe
  18. Gunstar Heroes
  19. Kid Chameleon
  20. Landstalker
  21. Light Crusader
  22. Mega Man: The Wily Wars
  23. Monster World 4
  24. Phantasy Star 4: The End of the Millennium
  25. Road Rash 2
  26. Shining Force
  27. Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
  28. Sonic The Hedgehog
  29. Sonic The Hedgehog 2
  30. Sonic The Hedgehog Spinball
  31. Space Harrier 2
  32. Street Fighter 2: Special Champion Edition
  33. Streets of Rage 2
  34. Strider
  35. Super Fantasy Zone
  36. Tetris
  37. Thunder Force 3
  38. ToeJam & Earl
  39. Vectorman
  40. Virtua Fighter 2
  41. Wonder Boy in Monster World
  42. World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck

Why Release the SEGA Genesis Mini?

The release of this console is significant for SEGA, which gave birth to game characters like Sonic the Hedgehog© during the 16-bit videogames era. SEGA Games Company Ltd. Executive Manager Miyazaki Hiroyuki said, “I am really excited to have the opportunity to launch the SEGA Genesis Mini in Asia. SEGA Genesis Mini is not only a game console, but also brings back great memories of SEGA’s history. I hope every Genesis fan, SEGA fan and gamers in general can love this new retro game machine.”

Pre-orders have started for this product at all retail partner outlets in the Southeast Asia region, while online pre-orders will be made available closer to the date of the launch.

SEGA Genesis Mini Feedback

The SEGA Genesis Mini recently made headlines at the annual E3 gaming trade event in Los Angeles USA, where it was available for hands-on previews by the attending guests and media, many of whom gave overwhelming praise for the console:

“I played the Sega Genesis Mini and I’m totally smitten” - Polygon (https://www.polygon.com/2019/6/12/18662133/e3-2019-sega-genesis-mini-impressions-hands-on-games)

“Sega Genesis Mini Hands-on Review: This Beats Nintendo and Sony” – Tom’s Guide

“SEGA Genesis Mini: A Triumphant Ode to Sega’s Glory Days” – Digital Trends

“Sega does the Retro Console right with the fantastic Genesis Mini” – The Verge

About the SEGA Genesis Mini

The SEGA Genesis Mini (sold as SEGA Mega Drive Mini in regions like Japan and Europe) is a tiny-sized recreation of the popular Sega Genesis, first released between 1988-1989 by famous and storied games manufacturer SEGA. The console was extremely popular, garnering over 30 million sales throughout its life-time.

About Epicsoft Asia

Epicsoft Asia Pte. Ltd. is a leading distributor for games and entertainment software, with over 12 years of game publishing relationships, marketing and creative media design. The company is the appointed distribution partner for SEGA Games Company Ltd. in the Southeast Asia region.


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