If you missed the Black Friday deal on Sega’s wonderful plug-and-play retro console, you’re in luck. As of Monday, the Sega Genesis Mini is again right down to $49.99 at Best Buy and Amazon. That’s $30 off the console, matching final yr’s Black Friday low cost.
The Sega Genesis Mini was a late addition to the retro mini console scene, however it greater than holds its personal subsequent to Nintendo’s beloved NES Classic and SNES Classic. And whereas Nintendo consoles might be laborious to search out in inventory even earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted provide chains, the Sega Genesis Mini is far simpler to come back by. (Right now it’s accessible at Best Buy, whereas Amazon signifies that it’ll have extra in inventory on May 28.)
When the Sega Genesis Mini launched, we known as it “a best-in-class retro console with excellent games, excellent emulation, original controllers, and a price tag that seems fair.” Now that price tag is $30 decrease, which, whereas not the bottom price we’ve seen on the Sega Genesis Mini, continues to be an excellent deal for an excellent console.
Within the 42 video games included with the Sega Genesis Mini, there are many classics like Sonic the Hedgehog and Streets of Rage 2, in addition to some deep cuts like Mega Man: The Wily Wars. In our overview, Chris Grant particularly needed to focus on “two undersung classics from a few of gaming’s largest properties that, regardless of being wonderful entries of their respective canon, didn’t get the identical consideration as their Super NES-based counterparts: Castlevania: Bloodlines and Contra: Hard Corps.” Needless to say, there’s loads of titles to dig into, whether or not you’re a long-standing Sega fan or are simply in search of a brand new quarantine console and might’t discover a Switch in inventory.