The Sega Genesis, known as the Mega Drive in regions outside of North America, is a 16-bit video game console that was developed and sold by Sega. First released in Japan on October 29, 1988, in North America on August 14, 1989 and in PAL regions in 1990, the Genesis is Sega's third console and the successor to the Master System.Why was the Sega Genesis more popular than the SNES?
The SNES version looked closer to the arcade game, but the Genesis version allowed players to bypass censorship, helping make it more popular. In 1997, Sega of America claimed the Genesis had a software attach rate of 16 games sold per console, double that of the SNES.How many games are on the Sega Genesis Mini?
In 2018, Sega announced a microconsole, the Genesis/Mega Drive Mini. The console includes 40 games, including Gunstar Heroes and Castlevania: Bloodlines, with different games for different regions and a save-anywhere function. Streets of Rage composer Yuzo Koshiro provided the menu music.What games did Mega Cat make for the Sega Genesis?
In 2017, American company Mega Cat Games released Coffee Crisis, a Beat 'em up, for the Sega Genesis. On December 5, 2007, Tectoy released a portable version of the Genesis/Mega Drive with twenty built-in games. Another version called "Mega Drive Guitar Idol" comes with two six-button joypads and a guitar controller with five fret buttons.