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Celebrating the Sega Genesis As It Turns 25 Years Old

The Genesis, true to its name, was the dawn of a new era, not only of graphics and sound, but of the kind of attitude and maturity we see in games today. Without Genesis, the home video game console industry might not have grown up as fast as it did. All gamers owe thanks to Genesis for the influence it cast over the future of the entire gaming industry.

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darthv721193d ago

It truly is one of the greatest consoles in gaming history with two of the best slogans ever coined.

"Welcome to the Next Level" and "Genesis does what Nintendon't"

ErcsYou1192d ago

Say it. Say it!.... SEGA!!!!!!!

ps4fanboy1192d ago (Edited 1192d ago )

Seeeegaaaaaaa (say gahhhhh)

3-4-51192d ago

I loved the difference in sound/music bewtween the Sega Genesis & the SNES. Sega had a more Bubbly Tinny metallic sound to it, but it was very 80's/90's.

SNES had a more sampled instrument sound, but slightly more clean.

So many exclusives for the Genesis, even some of the bad games were still fun to play.

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miyamoto1192d ago (Edited 1192d ago )

I 100% agree with you on this, darthv72.
So glad you appreciate true greatness.

My Sega Genesis still works up to this very day. And it says there "High Definition Graphics" HD Graphics predating the PS3 and Xbox 360.

JeffGUNZ1193d ago

John Montana Football = best game ever. Loved getting the kick offs and running right along the sidelines and the computer couldn't touch you. I used to just run laps around the field!

http://static.gamespot.com/...

kalkano1192d ago

"I used to just run laps around the field!"

Haha! Me and my brother used to do that, too. We'd just see how long we could keep going.

hduce1193d ago

The Genesis is turning 25 years old? DAMN I'm getting old.

darthv721193d ago

What's funny and sad is this poll from gamefaqs. almost as many who never owned a sega system as there are who only owned the genesis.

http://www.gamefaqs.com/pol...

SlyGuy1192d ago

Ahhh, the days of Genesis vs SNES fanboys. Hard to imagine that was 25 years ago...damn!

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