Sega kicks off mega sale with 40% off on select game titles for Wii

Shining Force

Even though Christmas has passed us by, the pleasant surprises don’t seem to have stopped with that. According to the official Sega blogspot, gamers owning a Wii console can look forward to the Sega Mega sale for grabbing game titles from the Virtual Console service at a discount of 40%.

Ten game titles included in this offering comprise of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic The Hedgehog 3, Gunstar Heroes, Toe Jam & Earl, Puyo Puyo 2, Shining Force, Golden Axe, Altered Beast and Street Of Rage 2. Sonic The Hedgehog 3 expanded on the previous two installations and includes a Blue Sphere bonus stage which takes place in a revolving 3D planetscape.

Gunstar Heroes boasts of fluid animations and equips players with ingenious weapons and calls for a fast combat style gameplay. Toe Jam & Earl offers a whimsical blend of adventure and puzzle-solving backed by some good funky music. Puyo Puyo 2 extends an addictive columns/tetris-inspired gameplay, animation of globular puzzle pieces as also a catchy musical score.

Shining Force is a strategy and squad-building game, while Streets of Rage 2 can be described as a side-scrolling combat game with a number of difficult levels. Golden Axe is set in a dark fantasy world and engages players in dragon riding, gnome punting and so on. Altered Beast may come to most gamers’ minds as a side-scrolling game with great 16-bit graphics that helped aid the 16-bit revolution.

The Sega mega sale is open until January 6, 2010 as part of the Wii Virtual Console service. The 40% discount means that gamers can pick the aforementioned titles for 500 Wii Points instead of 800 Wii Points.