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Sega confirms 10 more games for Genesis Mini, including Castle of Illusion and Earthworm Jim

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We’re halfway through the 40-game lineup

Mickey Mouse fights a toy soldier in a screenshot from Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse Sega

Sega’s upcoming retro console, the Sega Genesis Mini, will include 40 games as part of its lineup and, as of Thursday, we know half of them.

Back in March, Sega confirmed 10 of those games for its Genesis Mini, a list that included platform favorites like Sonic the Hedgehog, Gunstar Heroes, and ToeJam & Earl. Today, Sega delivered even better news, confirming that classics like Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Streets of Rage 2, as well as third-party favorites like Earthworm Jim and Contra: Hard Corps, will also be playable on the mini 16-bit console.

Here are all 10 of the newly confirmed games:

  1. Earthworm Jim
  2. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  3. Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
  4. World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
  5. Contra: Hard Corps
  6. Streets of Rage 2
  7. Thunder Force 3
  8. Super Fantasy Zone
  9. Shinobi 3: Return of the Ninja Master
  10. Landstalker

Those titles join the following previously confirmed games:

  1. Sonic the Hedgehog
  2. Ecco the Dolphin
  3. Castlevania: Bloodlines
  4. Space Harrier 2
  5. Shining Force
  6. Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
  7. ToeJam & Earl
  8. Comix Zone
  9. Altered Beast
  10. Gunstar Heroes

The Sega Genesis Mini will be released Sept. 19 and will cost $79.99. The U.S. version of the retro console packs in two full-size three-button controllers, plus an HDMI cable, power cable, and adapter. Software developer M2, famous for its emulation of classic games, is developing the device with Sega.