Sega Japan teases 'Mega Drive Mini', a new mini Genesis

Sega looks to be working on the Mega Drive Mini, shrinking down the Genesis just in time for its 30th anniversary.

Published Sat, Apr 14 2018 5:31 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:52 AM CST

I can remember the amount of hours I pumped into my Sega Mega Drive back in the day, or as it was known in the US as the Sega Genesis.

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But there is now news that Sega is working on a shrunken down Genesis, something that could be called the Mega Drive Mini. The official Twitter account of Sega Japan tweeted the news, but European and Japanese accounts are quiet on the smaller Genesis... for now.

Sega will be cashing in on the wave that Nintendo started with their smaller NES and SNES products, and it could work extremely well.


Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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