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Sega Genesis Mini

Sega Genesis Mini

from  $79.99+
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89 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
89

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Genesis Mini isn’t just a cash-in on the retro mini console craze. It’s a carefully considered package that serves as both a nostalgia machine and a preserver of some of the rarer titles to feature on Sega's console. Solid emulation and a collection of 42 mostly good games make it a must-have for Sega fans and a worthy diversion for anyone interested in 16-bit gaming.

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Pros
  • Large game selection
  • Faithful emulation
  • High build quality
  • USB controller ports offer flexibility
  • You can return to the home screen using the controller
Cons
  • Almost too small
  • Some games are more historically interesting than they are classics
  • Six-button controllers would’ve been nice

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Game format
Built-in game(s)
Controller type
Wired
Video outputs
HDMI
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HDMI

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89 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
89

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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