Metascore
80

Generally favorable reviews - based on 35 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 35
  2. Negative: 0 out of 35
Buy On
  1. Playstation Official Magazine UK
    70
    Best of all, technically it's fairly good. [Apr 2009, p.103]
  2. Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    70
    A lacking update from the 2007 collection. Not sure it's needed. [Apr 2009, p.76]
  3. Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection is a collection of almost fifty games. Most of them are well worth playing. The nostalgic feeling is great and a lot of bonus material can be unlocked. The only two downsides are that none of the games has an online multiplayer and that half of the games are already downloadable.
  4. For what Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection lacks in quality, it at least partially makes up for by its sheer quantity of emulated games.
  5. This collection is a pretty decent compilation with some of the best titles the Mega Drive has seen. If you're one of those gamers that is still longing for the glory days of the 16 bit era then you shouldn't miss out on this title. If you're not, keep in mind that the games on this disc offer you nothing more than the games like they where back in the days. Meaning outdated graphics and squeeky noises. Something a real fan would die for.
  6. PSM3 Magazine UK
    60
    They have trophy support though, which is nice. [Apr 2009, p.78]
User Score
8.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 47 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 40 out of 47
  2. Negative: 2 out of 47
  1. ChazS
    Apr 6, 2009
    9
    Very good game all the way around. Of course there are several games on this collection that sucked 10 years ago but for the most part thisVery good game all the way around. Of course there are several games on this collection that sucked 10 years ago but for the most part this collecion is a definate win. I really liked the fact that you can smooth the pixles via the select option and adjust the screen ration. good stuff Full Review »
  2. AlO
    Feb 14, 2009
    10
    Bargain, look at all the classics on this game. This has to be 10/10 Ristar is my personal favourite, can you imagine downloading all these Bargain, look at all the classics on this game. This has to be 10/10 Ristar is my personal favourite, can you imagine downloading all these games from the Wii network? Any old school gamers need this game. Full Review »
  3. RetoReto
    Feb 11, 2009
    9
    An awesome collection. My only complaint with it is that you can't play Sonic 3 with Sonic & Knuckles as a whole game, but other than An awesome collection. My only complaint with it is that you can't play Sonic 3 with Sonic & Knuckles as a whole game, but other than that a must buy. Full Review »