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The Sega Genesis or also known as the Sega Mega Drive was a 16-bit video game console released by Sega in 1991. The console is Sega's third game console.

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The console was released in 1991 to compete with the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The console's Japanese release was in 1988, while in North America it was released a year later. The console became the most popular Sega console ever with more than 900 games compatible with the device.


The console was known in Europe and North America as the Sega Mega Drive.

The best-selling game for the console is Sonic the Hedgehog at 15 million units.

Many of the console's games have been widely praised.

The console has sold more than 900 games.

The console was discontinued in 1997.