LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO (November 6, 2008) â SEGAÂ® of Europe Ltd. and SEGAÂ® of America, Inc today announced the development of SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection for the Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and the PLAYSTATIONÂ®3 computer entertainment system. This compilation will feature the best first-party games from SEGAâs respected 16-bit Mega Drive years, as well as bonus content from its 8-bit Master System and 1980âs arcade era games library.
âSEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection is a must-have for any SEGA enthusiast,â commented Gary Knight, European Marketing Director for SEGA Europe. âFans will get a chance to relive fond memories from these classic games in HD format.â
Developed by Backbone Entertainment, SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection contains over 40 celebrated SEGA classics in one package; making it the largest collection of SEGA first party games ever offered. Featured games include; Sonic the Hedgehog 1, 2 and 3, Columns, Alien Storm, Ecco the Dolphin, Space Harrier, and cult classic, Streets of Rage 1, 2 and 3. The games in the collection have been reproduced with the utmost detail and accuracy to commend their originals. In addition, SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection can output the games in 720p with higher resolution graphics for HD televisions, bringing a new visual richness to these classic titles.
SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 is scheduled for worldwide release in early 2009.
Source : http://www.sega.co.uk/news/?n=2502