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Sega Genesis / Mega Drive Console Variations

Current Count: 14


Sega Genesis / Mega drive :


Sega Mega Drive

Quick Facts:

- Console from Japan

- First model released

- Released on October 29th 1988

- Came with 1 controller

- First bundled released came with Sonic the Hedgehog


Sega Genesis

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- Console from North/South America

- Released on August 14th 1989

- More than 20.000.000 units sold in North America

- More than 3.500.000 units sold in South America

- Came with one controller

- The name Genesis was chosen because it fitted better to the local market


Sega Mega Drive

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- Console from Europe

- First European model was released in the UK.

- Released on September 14th 1990

- first bundled released came with Altered Beast

- More then 9.000.000 sold


Sega Mega Drive

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- Console from Asia regions

- Released on 1993 (exact date not known)

- Not much known


Super Gam*Boy

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- Console from South Korea

- Released on May 1990

- Manufactured by Samsung

-manufactured By Samsung due the ban of japanese imports


Sega Mega Drive: Jump!

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- Console from Japan

- has "JUMP!" written on the top

- 3 consoles known

- Expected to be a prize in the Shonen Jump! magazine, currently investigating the source


Sega Genesis II / Mega drive II :


Sega Mega Drive II

Quick Facts:

- Console from Japan

- Cost-reduced redesign

- Black colored console with a blue reset button


Sega Genesis II

Quick Facts:

- Console from North America

- Black colored console with a black reset button


Sega Mega Drive II

Quick Facts:

- Console from Japan

- Cost-reduced redesign

- Black colored console with red buttons


Super Gam*Boy II

Quick Facts:

- Console from South Korea

- Black colored console with Korean writings and Samsung printed on top.

-manufactured By Samsung due the ban of Japanese imports


Other Mega Drive Consoles :


Sega Mega Jet

Quick Facts:

- Console from Japan

- Dark/Grey colored console with purple/black buttons and "MD" on it (Stands for Mega Drive)

- It's being at the Mega Drive variations section because it only plays Mega Drive games.


Sega Mega Jet

Quick Facts:

- Console from South Korea

- Dark/Grey colored console with purple/black buttons and "Alpine" on it

- This variation was only available for use with Alpine's in car color monitors

- It's being at the Mega Drive variations section because it only plays Mega Drive games.


Sega Nomad

Quick Facts:

- Console from North America

- Black colored console with Korean writings and Samsung printed on top.

- It's being at the Mega Drive variations section because it only plays Genesis games.

Around 12 games for the Genesis do not work for the Nomad for unknown reasons.


Sega TeraDrive

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- Console from Japan

- Black colored console

- The TeraDrive is an IBM PC compatible system with an integrated Mega Drive, developed by Sega and manufactured by IBM in 1991.


Sega Wondermega

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- Console from Japan

- Black colored console with a purple reset button

- is a combined Sega Mega Drive and Sega Mega-CD unit created by Victor and later by Sega

- retail price on the unit was almost 80.000 yen, so not many where sold

- This was also the first unit which had a Sega CD and a Sega Mega Drive in 1 system