SEGA Genesis Mini - Before You Buy

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  • joe nobody
    joe nobody  3 days back

    You can get something very similar to this without the HDMI with six button controllers that comes loaded with games and plays actual Sega Genesis games for thirty bucks at Family Dollar

    • The PreQurrent Gamer
      The PreQurrent Gamer  5 days back

      Looks great, retro peeps have said it's the best of these new retro consoles.

      • J Leo
        J Leo  5 days back

        Wait......does it support sega genesis cartridges?

        • do0r
          do0r  1 weeks back

          "lets just jump into it"


          CRINGEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

          • ThomasFan1945 ProductionsTM

            Will you please stop with the same thumbnail. It's getting old.

            • Jonny Esper
              Jonny Esper  2 weeks back

              NO need to watch... Its good .. Buy It!

              • Coleman Cosby
                Coleman Cosby  2 weeks back

                Everything before you buy

                • Sara T
                  Sara T  2 weeks back

                  Hi

                  • Matty C.
                    Matty C.  2 weeks back

                    I'll have to check this out. I was an SNES guy, but this looks fun to check out sometime soon...

                    • Man In The Arena
                      Man In The Arena  3 weeks back

                      Im gonna get it

                      • Alex Williams
                        Alex Williams  3 weeks back

                        You consider $80 bucks as pricey?

                        • Coniver Divide
                          Coniver Divide  4 weeks back

                          You guys should do a before you buy on escape from tarkov

                          • Gary Burke
                            Gary Burke  4 weeks back

                            Is there a master system mini in the works ?

                            • David Douglas
                              David Douglas  4 weeks back

                              What about a BYB on Apple Arcade??

                              • Rick Hoes
                                Rick Hoes  4 weeks back

                                BRUH... 80 duckets for this is nowheres nears a steep price point by any stretch of the imagination. Just 5 of these games are better gaming goodness than most of the cliche drivel that drops on current gen systems at 60 duckets plus! ALSO... the Sega Genesis was NEVER an underrated or underdog console. This is why millennials shouldn't be reviewing retro. You guys make unfounded statements based mostly on biased or just flat-out uninformed opinions. DO DILIGENT RESEARCH. Those of us O.G. players over 40 who LIVED this stuff know how things were, what the truth of the era is. PANSY

                                • pacoyhamch
                                  pacoyhamch  2 weeks back

                                  @Rick Hoes that sounds great! We were definititley masters, i could do a speed run w gameboy terminator 2 etc. thanks for sharing, , lets just embrace this, were into the collecting age maybe

                                • Rick Hoes
                                  Rick Hoes  2 weeks back

                                  @pacoyhamch Ha, how bout that! My lineup of genesis games in my early collection was Golden Axe, Thunder Force II and Altered beast which everyone had. I was a master at each of those because It was what I had available to play whenever I fired up my Genesis. One friend of mine had Super Thunderblade, Ghouls n Ghosts and Last Battle. Likewise he was better at playing those than I. Another friend of mine had Space Harrier II, Revenge of Shinobi and Madden Football. Between all of us, we were each able to play the majority of the launch titles and some of the best of the new releases. Later additions to my personal library was Thunderforce III, Whip Rush, Wings of Wor, Phelios and Shadow Dancer. GOOD TIMES.

                                • pacoyhamch
                                  pacoyhamch  3 weeks back

                                  @Rick Hoes now that you mentioned it, yup trading worked really well, we all wanted to play more games, today we have too many games. And during that time, we were considered geeks for playing video games, now almost everybody plays video games, stupid masses

                                • Rick Hoes
                                  Rick Hoes  3 weeks back

                                  @pacoyhamch for sure! Folks around my way had on average no more than 6 - 10 games tops for either their Sega Genesis or Super Nintendo. If you didn't share and trade, you just missed out on most of the best games of the era. I remember thinking back then at 30 - 50 duckets a game (70 for games with extra memory like Strider), my goal was to have an "extensive" library at 25 total games. Now with the mini, today you get Strider plus 41 other titles for just 80 duckets. That's a real value for sure. Especially when considering you could be wasting 100 duckets on the "special uber day one edition" of the 15th Call of Duty trash.

                                • pacoyhamch
                                  pacoyhamch  3 weeks back

                                  Yeah i agree games were so expensive back then especially when you are just a kid, i owned a snes and my best friend owned a genesis, we shared the hell out of it, good times

                              • gil avalos
                                gil avalos  4 weeks back

                                80 bucks is a fair price considering the detail put into the system in addition it comes with 2 controllers and a strong line up. A lot of reviewers love the system but they never fail to mention the 80 dollar price tag which shouldn't be a reason to buy this morsel of reteo goodness.

                                • Ryan Ashcroft
                                  Ryan Ashcroft  4 weeks back

                                  I've been using the updated AtGames Megadrive loaded with 200 games on the SD. I can't understand why people complained about it so much, it's perfect.

                                  • Jacqua Cooper
                                    Jacqua Cooper  4 weeks back

                                    My first console

                                    • Ravioli-Bamboli
                                      Ravioli-Bamboli  4 weeks back

                                      I got my console today and it’s honestly what you’d expect, Sega Genesis in a small light package.

                                      • Andrew Turner
                                        Andrew Turner  4 weeks back

                                        Pretty sure there’s two versions one with six button wireless controllers and both support old carts

                                        • Caleb Hazard
                                          Caleb Hazard  4 weeks back

                                          This guy is awesome! I like his friendly demeanor!

                                          • themadrapper101
                                            themadrapper101  4 weeks back

                                            Why do they never just re release the original model of Sega Genesis, Super NES and PlayStation?? Always a smaller cheap looking watered down version that isn't as good

                                            • Mr. Atari 2600
                                              Mr. Atari 2600  4 weeks back

                                              Sega Genesis mini actually has 45 games since Mega Man The Wily Wars is basically Mega Man 1, 2, 3, & Wily Towers.

                                              • Chris Pielacha
                                                Chris Pielacha  4 weeks back

                                                Atgames had mk but legit Sega can't? WTF?

                                                • FollowingChrist44
                                                  FollowingChrist44  4 weeks back

                                                  I played with the three button controllers growing up. Not a problem for me.

                                                  • LightBlue2222
                                                    LightBlue2222  4 weeks back

                                                    As long as you don't mind about sound lag. I want my ring sound when I touch my ring, not after. Especially when free emulation online does it better.

                                                    • LightBlue2222
                                                      LightBlue2222  4 weeks back

                                                      Cool shirt.

                                                      • Plinio - Michigan
                                                        Plinio - Michigan  1 months back

                                                        Sega didn’t bring as much as the snes??? Are you crazy ?

                                                        • Christian Chavez
                                                          Christian Chavez  1 months back

                                                          Those licensed games also came out on the SNES. Exclusives was what made a system unique.

                                                          • Jacob Yother
                                                            Jacob Yother  1 months back

                                                            Wish it had desert strike

                                                            • Luis Gonzalez
                                                              Luis Gonzalez  1 months back

                                                              Don’t worry will be modded soon

                                                              • David Senger
                                                                David Senger  1 months back

                                                                I like all my minis nes snes ps and C64 they are all cute

                                                                • Henry Flores
                                                                  Henry Flores  1 months back

                                                                  Please make a Sega Master System Mini and Saturn Mini, and of course Dreamcast Mini. Sega making a comeback 😇

                                                                  • Never_broke_again Michael
                                                                    Never_broke_again Michael  4 weeks back

                                                                    For real man, I'm ready for all this retro shit man, I'm ready to show my kids how the shit was back in the game u know?

                                                                • Kevin Connor
                                                                  Kevin Connor  1 months back

                                                                  Good review

                                                                  • Nick Sickmore
                                                                    Nick Sickmore  1 months back

                                                                    This was my childhood here... so glad I got to have these games growing up opposed to “online-only” & bogus micro-tranSUCKtions like nowadays.

                                                                    • J Wunder
                                                                      J Wunder  1 months back

                                                                      why would they not include six button controller? Madness

                                                                      • ThechemistNL
                                                                        ThechemistNL  1 months back

                                                                        The sound of you dropping it when it was thrown to you spooked my dogs 🤣

                                                                        • SuperKnuckels
                                                                          SuperKnuckels  1 months back

                                                                          doesn't have Cyborg Justice, what a mistake.

                                                                          • wanada07
                                                                            wanada07  1 months back

                                                                            My only complaint is I wish Sonic 3 & Knuckles were included in the console.

                                                                            • Arz2003
                                                                              Arz2003  1 months back

                                                                              Keep reading that it has to do with the whole Michael Jackson and his band licensing issues

                                                                          • TBrizzle01
                                                                            TBrizzle01  1 months back

                                                                            Are Sonic 1 & 2 the original Genesis releases or are they the Christian Whitehead versions?
                                                                            It's criminal that those versions are only on phones.

                                                                            • Arz2003
                                                                              Arz2003  1 months back

                                                                              The original ones. The Christian Whiteheads ones are buggy 🤣 I think I still have a video somewhere saved in my cpu's where it gets glitch on Chemical Plant

                                                                          • TBrizzle01
                                                                            TBrizzle01  1 months back

                                                                            Sonic 3 & Knuckles is my favorite Genesis game and one of my favorite games ever, so I'm disappointed that it's not here.

                                                                            • Eazy
                                                                              Eazy  1 months back

                                                                              They never include sports games on these mini consoles

                                                                              • Eduardo B. R.
                                                                                Eduardo B. R.  1 months back

                                                                                In my country it was Mega Drive and i actually like this name better than Genesis.

                                                                                • Douglas Quaid
                                                                                  Douglas Quaid  1 months back

                                                                                  The genesis was $200 bucks on release day

                                                                                  • Zrik818
                                                                                    Zrik818  1 months back

                                                                                    So many memories

                                                                                    • Courtney Weaver
                                                                                      Courtney Weaver  1 months back

                                                                                      Im sold

                                                                                      • styleemusic
                                                                                        styleemusic  1 months back

                                                                                        Here is my take, the build quality is great, the emulation is good, controllers are decent to good (depending if you played the original) 42 games to include 2 exclusives is worth probably a few hundreds if not more, interface is decent, save feature included, ability to play different versions with different covers including Asia and European releases is well thought out to give it an extra universal marketing edge. Whoever is complaining stick to your cartridges, nothing wrong with that. The U. S market is extremely diverse and I believe Sega genuinely took the time to keep everyone happy. Remember Sega has not built official hardware in a long while and looking at the attention to detail on this really hope they keep going. If you can afford it, I think it's worth that $80, if you can't that's O.k too.

                                                                                        • Richard Stange
                                                                                          Richard Stange  1 months back

                                                                                          I don’t think $80 is expensive at all. How much would you pay for a copy of Tetris on cartridge?