SAN FRANCISCO - (November 12, 2002) - SEGA(R) of America, Inc. today announced the release of "Sonic Mega Collection(TM)" for the Nintendo GameCube(TM). "Sonic Mega Collection" is a "must have" for long time fanatics and newcomers to the series alike, featuring seven classic Sonic The Hedgehog(R) games from the SEGA Genesis(R), five additional unlockable games and a Sonic museum filled with art, comics and more.
"Sonic Mega Collection" includes seven of the most-loved Sonic games of all time, including: "Sonic The Hedgehog(R)," "Sonic The Hedgehog(R) 2," "Sonic The Hedgehog(R) 3," "Sonic & Knuckles(TM)," "Sonic 3D Blast(TM)," "Sonic The Hedgehog(R) Spinball (TM)" and "Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine."
"A new generation of fans have recently discovered what us older gamers have know forever - that Sonic rules!" said Mike Fischer, vice president of entertainment marketing, SEGA of America, Inc. "Now old-school gamers like me can relive some of the most influential games of all time, and new fans of the series can experience all the classic games that made Sonic a superstar!"
Loaded with hyper-speed ring collecting fun, "Sonic Mega Collection" features SEGA's mascot and all his friends in some of their greatest adventures ever. The game also includes a collection of comic, concept and cover art and many more surprises.
"Sonic Mega Collection" is rated "E" for Everyone and is available at retailers nationwide for an MSRP of $39.95.