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.