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Sega Genesis Mini Discounted To $43 At Amazon

The Sega Genesis Mini's price just dropped again.

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The Sega Genesis Mini is one of the best micro-consoles you can buy, thanks to the great emulation of its 42 games, and if you want a great way to stay entertained during quarantine, it's a great option. The Sega Genesis Mini is only $43.56 at Amazon at the moment, down from its regular price of $80. It also comes with free two-day Prime shipping. While it's been fairly easy to find the Genesis Mini at a discount, it rarely goes for less than $50.

The Sega Genesis Mini comes loaded with 40 games from the original Genesis library as well as two bonus games: Darius and an unreleased Genesis version of Tetris. Its design features impressive attention to detail, including a non-functional volume switch, cartridge slot, and expansion port. The console comes with two controllers by default, as well, so you can start playing competitive fighting games and other multiplayer titles right out of the box.

Most of the biggest Genesis games are included on the Genesis Mini, such as Sonic the Hedgehog, Earthworm Jim, Contra: Hard Corps, Castlevania: Bloodlines, Golden Axe, and Ecco the Dolphin. There is plenty of genre variety, as well, with a few great shoot-em-up games such as Thunder Force 3 and Gunstar Heroes.

"While the Mini isn't without a few quirks, it's heads and tails above previous software-emulation-based Genesis offerings that have plagued Sega fans for years," wrote Peter Brown in GameSpot's Sega Genesis Mini review. "If you want to play Genesis games but can't afford the real thing and a stack of cartridges, the Genesis Mini should be at the top of your list."

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