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Sega Mega Drive (Genesis)


Sega’s Megadrive was in the vanguard of 16-bit consoles & had immediate success in the US & Europe, with titles like Altered Beast (1988) showcasing its impressive graphics. Sega created numerous titles for the console, including the iconic Sonic the Hedgehog (1991). US & European firms like EA who felt constrained by Nintendo’s rigid partnership terms welcomed the Megadrive & many iconic sports series including FIFA started out as Megadrive titles.

  • Japan: 1988- games developed until 1997
  • Units sold: 30 million
  • Number of games: 850
  • Game storage: Cartridge/CD

Loaned byThomas Gibbs

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