SAN FRANCISCO (November 2, 2004) SEGA of America, Inc. today announced the release of Sonic Mega Collection Plus for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and Microsoft Xbox. At only $19.95 MSRP, Sonic Mega Collection Plus offers a great value for long time fanatics and newcomers to the series alike, featuring more than thirteen classic Sonic The Hedgehog games, four additional unlockable games and a Sonic museum filled with art, comics and more.
Sonic Mega Collection Plus includes seven of the most-loved Sonic games of all time, including: Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic The Hedgehog 3, Sonic & Knuckles, Sonic 3D Blast, Sonic The Hedgehog Spinball, and Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine. New to the collection are six SEGA Game Gear Sonic games, as well as SEGA Genesis favorites Comix Zone and The Ooze.
"Since his introduction in 1991, Sonic the Hedgehog has been one of gaming's biggest stars," said Scott A. Steinberg, vice president of entertainment marketing, SEGA of America, Inc. "While he's evolved over the years, Sonic's 2D classics remain as fun to play today as they were over a decade ago."
Loaded with hyperspeed ring-collecting fun, Sonic Mega Collection Plus features SEGA's mascot and all his friends in some of their greatest adventures ever. The game also includes a collection of Sonic The Hedgehog comics, with concept and cover art, and many more surprises.
Sonic Mega Collection Plus is rated "E" for Everyone and is available at retailers nationwide for an MSRP of $19.95. For screenshots and artwork visit the SEGA FTP site at: ftp://segapr.segaamerica.com.
SEGA of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Corporation, recognized as a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA of America's Web site is located at www.sega.com/usa.