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Jul
18
2013

Sega to launch own 3D Classics line

Sonic posing in front of the SEGA logo (Copyright SEGA).Revealed by Satoru Shibata in a Nintendo Direct conference today, Sega has announced it's to launch its own 3D Classics line in the UK on 3DS eShop, in the same spirit as Nintendo's own 3D Classics.

Sega have stated that in the coming weeks, a line of classic Sega Games will be released to the UK 3DS eShop under a 3D Classics heading; the intention of which, so they state, is to "like Nintendo's own 3D Classics range, enhance the original games with all-new 3D visuals".

 

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Will Sega’s "3D Classics” logo resemble Nintendo’s own? Only time will tell…

Planned games for the initial wave of Sega 3D Classics are listed as Sonic The Hedgehog, Altered Beast, Ecco the Dolphin, Galaxy Force, Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master, Space Harrier, Streets of Rage, and Super Hang-On. According to sources, the games will be based on their original Arcade or Mega Drive releases, whichever is appropriate, in order to guarantee each 3D update provides the maximum game-play length and features of each game where multiple versions may have existed.