Free Sega Genesis games?

Are you a PlayStation Plus member looking to get the most value out of your subscription? Sony has announced 6 Genesis classics that will be released for free for premium members before they are released on the Playstation Network. Here’s a breakdown of the games and their time frames:

  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Free for PS+ March 1, $4.99 on March 29)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Free for PS+ April 5, $4.99 on April 19)
  • Streets of Rage 2 (Free for PS+ May 3, $4.99 on May 17)
  • Golden Axe 2 (Free for PS+ May 31, $4.99 on June 14)
  • Comix Zone (Free for PS+ July 5, $4.99 on July 19)
  • Altered Beast (Free for PS+ August 2, $4.99 on August 16)

That’s nearly a $30 value. For those who are not PlayStation Plus subscribers, you can get these games and more for about $16 on a brand new copy of Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection from Amazon.

Personally, I am looking forward to Sonic 2. Up until now, I have only been able to play it on the Genesis, Saturn, PC,, iOS, DS, Gamecube, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, and the PlayStation 3 via Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection.

All joking aside, do you think that Sega is milking Sonic 2 just a bit too hard?

[Source: IGN]