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Best Genesis/Mega Drive Games

This is the list of the best games for Genesis/Mega Drive currently available on GamesNostalgia. All packed with the correct emulator. If you don't see the game you are looking for, feel free to contact us and ask.

Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia is a fantasy cinematic 2D platformer originally developed and published by Brøderbund and designed by Jordan Mechner. It was initially released in 1989 for the Apple II.

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer

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FIFA Soccer 96

FIFA Soccer 96

FIFA Soccer 96 is the third football (soccer) simulation released by Electronic Arts and it was the first to feature real-time 3D graphics. Developed by Extended Play Productions,...

Year: 1995 Genre: Sports

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Streets of Rage 2

Streets of Rage 2

Streets of Rage 2, released in Japan as Bare Knuckle II: The Requiem of the Deadly Battle, is a beat-em-up created by SEGA for the Mega Drive/Genesis and released in 1993. The tit...

Year: 1993 Genre: Beat-'em-up

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Gunstar Heroes

Gunstar Heroes

Gunstar Heroes is a run and gun game developed by Treasure for the Genesis/Mega Drive and published by Sega in 1993. The side-scrolling shooter has become one of Sega Genesis's most beloved games.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter

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Thunder Force IV

Thunder Force IV

Thunder Force IV, for some strange reasons, renamed Lightening Force: Quest for the Darkstar in the U.S., is a horizontal scrolling shoot-em-up created by Technosoft for the SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive in 1992.

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter

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NHL Hockey 94

NHL Hockey 94

NHL Hockey '94 is an ice hockey game developed and published by EA Sports in 1993 for the Genesis, DOS, Super NES, and Sega CD. EA Sports, a spin-off from Electronic Arts that requ...

Year: 1993 Genre: Sports

2 players competitive hockey licensed top-down
Bubble and Squeak

Bubble and Squeak

Bubble and Squeak is a platformer created by Audiogenic Software for Amiga computers and Amiga CD32 and released in 1994. The game was also ported to the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, with some small differences.

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer

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Landstalker: Treasure of King Nole

Landstalker: Treasure of King Nole

Landstalker: Treasure of King Nole is an action-adventure (+part RPG) with a Japanese flavor, created by Climax Entertainment for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and released in 1992. ...

Year: 1992 Genre: Action

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Rainbow Islands Extra

Rainbow Islands Extra

Rainbow Islands Extra is a vertical-scrolling arcade created by Taito in 1990. Rainbow Islands, also known as Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2, is a sequel to Taito's hit title Bubble Bobble.

Year: 1990 Genre: Arcade

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Earthworm Jim

Earthworm Jim

Earthworm Jim is a 2D shooter/platformer created by Shiny Entertainment originally for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and published in 1994. The game design and the creation of the c...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer

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Golden Axe

Golden Axe

Golden Axe is a side-scrolling hack and slash fantasy game created by Sega and released for arcade machines in 1989. The game was ported the same year to the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesi...

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up

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Alien Soldier

Alien Soldier

Alien Soldier is a sci-fi side-scrolling shooter created by Treasure exclusively for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and published in 1995. Do you like boss battles? Do you like a lot...

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter

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Street Fighter II

Street Fighter II

Street Fighter II is the arcade sequel to the original Street Fighter and was developed and published by Capcom in 1991. Originally made for arcades, it was later released for other platforms, including that Amiga and PC.

Year: 1992 Genre: Beat-'em-up

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Disney's Aladdin

Disney's Aladdin

Disney's Aladdin, one of the most successful port from a movie to videogame, is a 2D side scrolling platformer developed by Virgin Games based on the Disney 1992 motion picture. Graphics and animation were created by Disney itself.

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer

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