Game Revolution writes: "The only thing really slick here is the interface, and I have to admit, it gave me high hopes for the rest of the collection. The touch of having what look like cartridges flying every which way is really cool, and the sleek game selection menu (I can't believe I'm happy about a menu regarding some of the best games of all time...) has the great feel of the Genesis/Mega Drive. Even getting into the games is nice because – finally – there are no load times for any game! That was a major down-side of the first Genesis collection: every game had to load, some more than others, and some even had random glitching and speed/sound issues. Not so here. Backbone sharpened their emulation techniques, and while it's still not perfect (and will likely never be), at least the loading is practically non-existant".