A gaming console by Sega first released in 1988, called Sega Genesis in North America and Sega Mega Drive everywhere else.

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How many possible times can one play through Altered Beast?

My brother and I played through this and got part way through the second run before we died completely. Is there a limit on the number of play throughs, where meaningful changes will occur to the ...
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Kega Fusion not quitting on “Escape” when launched with -fullscreen

I'm building an arcade cabinet, so there is no way to use Alt+F4 for quitting the emulator. I find several mentions, that Kega should quit on Esc, when launched with -fullscreen, but at least for me ...
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What benefits do the different copilots bring?

Before starting the game, you can scroll through the list of available copilots to choose to have on your mission. By default, we are paired with Xavier Thomas, or 'X-man', seen below: There are a ...
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Is it possible to stop the Madman from escaping his yacht?

In Desert Strike's third campaign map, one of the missions is to rescue hostages from the madman's yacht, pictured below. The following excerpt from a strategy guide on CheatCC details the mission: ...
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Why do Electronic Arts games for Genesis (Mega Drive) have a different cartridge size?

Why do Electronic Arts games for Genesis (Mega Drive) have a different cartridge size? Jungle Strike Cartridge: NHL95: The Immortal: "Normal" USA/Europe cartridge:
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Can I play games that existed in the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive platform in my PC? [closed]

Is there any way to play Sega Genesis/Mega Drive games in the PC? e.g. Games like NBA Live 97, FIFA Soccer 95, or any other games?
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Sunken Bridge Level on Pirates of Dark Water

How do you get past the sunken bridge level for pirates of dark water on sega genesis? I've been stuck on this level for ages and I can't get past it.
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Save States for older game consoles?

Is it at all possible to save a state in a game for older consoles? I'm talking about old school game consoles like NES, SNES and Sega MegaDrive. I know it's not built in, so maybe somebody knows of ...
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What PSU do I need for a Sega Megadrive/Genesis?

I see a lot of Megadrives on sale at eBay as console only without PSU. Does the PSU have a standard shaped/sized socket? i.e. Can I buy a generic PSU to use this console, or will I need an official ...
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I'm finding Brutal: Paws of Fury very hard, what am I doing wrong?

I bought Brutal: Paws of Fury about a year ago, but put it away because it was too damn hard to beat the game (I only got to level 3 by mind-numbingly blocking all the time and inserting a punch per ...
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Does the 4-gem piece in Columns 3 actually exist?

Back on ye olde Genesis, the game Columns 3 has a peculiar image on the backside of its box: This screenshot (located on the top right of the box) depicts both players having pieces that have extra ...
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What are the differences between Sega Mega-drive and Genesis, their cartridges and compatibility?

I've been playing Nintendo for my whole life, so I have no idea on Sega (other than they were the sworn enemy back in the console wars). I'm collecting old videogames and have decided to buy a Mega ...
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How to fix USB gamepad problem with Sega Mega Drive (Genesis) Classics 1

Lately I bought Sega Mega Drive Classics 1 on Get Games, featuring Golden Axe, Shadow Dancer, Crack Down and several others (also available on Steam). The games work perfectly with my ancient, ...