After Sega’s release of the Dreamcast in 1998, it subsequently left the console development business. Despite the fact that Sega was introducing new and flashy features like internet support, they just couldn’t keep up with their competitors. However, it has been recently announced that Sega will be re-entering the industry it once left. The Genesis Mini will come out on September 19th.
The console is meant to play on the nostalgia factor that comes with games like Sonic the Hedgehog, Shining Force, and ToeJam and Earl. Read more about the release here.