Sega Mega Drive

The Sega Mega Drive, also known as the Sega Genesis in North America, is a 16-bit video game console released by Sega in 1988.

Sega Mega Drive

It was designed to compete with Nintendo's Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) and was Sega's third home console, after the SG-1000 and the Sega Master System.

The Mega Drive was a powerful console for its time and offered improved graphics and sound over its predecessors. It also had a wide range of popular games, including Sonic the Hedgehog, Streets of Rage, and Phantasy Star IV.

The Mega Drive was also home to a number of accessories, including the Sega CD add-on, which allowed players to play games on CDs, and the 32X add-on, which added 32-bit graphics capabilities to the console. However, these add-ons were not as successful as Sega had hoped and did not sell well.

Despite this, the Mega Drive was a successful console for Sega and remains a beloved console among retro gaming enthusiasts. Its library of classic games and innovative design helped shape the video game industry and ensure its place in gaming history.

Manufacturer: Sega

Release Date: 1988

Model: 1600-13

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