So, I went to my local Kroger today to get some groceries and was surprised to see a Sega Genesis for sale! The last time I was there, I noticed there was an Atari for sale. Apparently, both consoles have been released in new versions. This Genesis that I picked up is very small and comes with two wireless controllers, but is compatible with classic wired controllers (not included). It contains 80 built-in games. I'm very excited about this because I've been wanting a Sega Genesis for many, many years now. This console is compatible with Genesis game carts, but having built-in games, means that I don't have to try to locate carts for some of my favorite games for the console.

AdamPFarnsworth wrote on 11/18/2014 at 04:54pm

This is very cool. I'm definitely going to have to look into this!

AdamPFarnsworth wrote on 11/18/2014 at 04:55pm

How are the wireless controllers? I've read some bad reviews about them. But the rest seems awesome.

AdamPFarnsworth wrote on 11/18/2014 at 04:55pm

And does it have Toejam & Earl? I loved that game as a kid!

jdodson   Admin wrote on 11/18/2014 at 04:57pm

Doesn't look like it includes Toejam and Earl.

AdamPFarnsworth wrote on 11/18/2014 at 05:41pm

I AM SO ANGRY

GregoPeck   Super Member   Post Author wrote on 11/18/2014 at 08:24pm

The controllers seemed to work fine for me. I didn't like the very small screw that I had to take out to insert batteries. I had trouble getting that screw back in, so I just left it out. I played Sonic a bit, my son played it and some of the other games, too. Looking at the list of games, it doesn't seem to have Toejam & Earl. Jurassic Park was one of my favorite games on the console, but it doesn't seem to be included either.

Travis   Admin wrote on 12/09/2014 at 04:24pm

Oh man, Jurassic Park on the Genesis was frustrating as hell, but a lot of fun. I had forgotten it existed.

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