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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

2
votes
2answers
86 views

Playing games on older consoles with newer TVs with S-Video or better quality?

I am moving into an apartment with a den, which will make a great man cave. My big screen has an s-video input, but I won't be using that in the den. I will be using my pc monitor which does not have ...
3
votes
1answer
37 views

Shining Force 2: Where am I? What next?

I just loaded up a Shining Force 2 savegame from YEARS ago. The problem is, I have no idea where I am, what I'm supposed to be doing, etc. Can anybody look at this screenshot (okay, picture of my TV) ...
2
votes
2answers
156 views

Will a Sega Genesis cartridge work on the 32X

Can you plug in a regular genesis 16-bit cartridge into a 32X for better performance or graphics? I'm seeing people on YouTube play Genesis games on the 32X but I'm not sure if their ports. In other ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

Can you get all Chaos Emeralds without completing every level?

Can you do this, perhaps via the level select code? Or must you complete the whole game again?
1
vote
0answers
42 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
358 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
148 views

What advantages do the different copilots have?

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 ...
12
votes
2answers
3k views

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:
1
vote
2answers
836 views

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?
0
votes
1answer
73 views

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.
3
votes
3answers
827 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
85 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
73 views

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 ...
8
votes
2answers
20k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

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, ...