On its 25th birthday, which Sega Genesis games did you love the most?

Polygon: Everyone has their own tastes in games and, looking back at the titles I bought and played the most, it's clear that mine were conservative and mainstream. This has the one advantage of being able to look back and recall games that other people have likely played, or at least heard about. With hundreds of titles released on Sega's machine during the early and mid-'90s, you will likely have your own favorites.

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Rainbowcookie800d ago

There are many many just some out of the top of my head.

Sonic series
Gunstar Heroes
Dynamite heady
Shining force 2
Jungle strike
Zombies ate my neighbors
Golden axe
Streets of rage 2

Yi-Long800d ago

Revenge of Shinobi, and I played the version that had the Hulk, Spider-Man, Batman and the Terminator in it :)

The maze near the end was pretty difficult, though.

Other than that, Sonic just completely blew me away when I first saw and played it. And Sonic 2 was fantastic as well.

Streets of Rage was great as well, especially the music.

Oh, and I remember playing Quackshot and really liking that, plus NHL was fantastic to play with a friend.

Good memories.

Rimgal800d ago

Streets of Rage.

What great memories I have playing that game with my father when I was a kid.

Tetsujin799d ago

Streets of Rage 2, I remember playing the game so much the cartridge wore out.

Sonic 3 and Knuckles was another setup I played to death.

Eternal Champions wasn't bad for what it was at the time.

I_am_Batman799d ago

I wish they would make a new Eternal Champions. I really liked the different characters.

I_am_Batman799d ago (Edited 799d ago )

I have to agree. Streets of Rage 3 is my personal favorite.

To all the Streets of Rage fans here: You should definately check out the Streets of Rage Remake from bombergames if you haven't yet. It takes everything from all the 3 Streets of Rage games and adds tons of new stuff (characters, stages, moves, enemies, music) to it. It's basically Streets of Rage: the definitive edition :D

bjmartynhak799d ago

Came to post this.

After Dragon's Crown I thought we would get something like it. Still waiting!

Arkardo800d ago (Edited 800d ago )

I have to say Altered Beasts, I know I know it's a bad game, I was a little kid and my parents didn't have much money on that time, I remember on Christmas my parents and I go out to buy some things, then we entered a Toy store to buy my sister's Christmas gift, I was waiting for my gift then we arrived home and parent's didn't said a word.

I was devastated, I was spending all afternoons after school walking to a video game store and staring like for 15 minutes everyday a Sega Genesis with Altered Beasts playing, dreaming about it, my parents didn't know about me going everyday to the Videogames store.

The day after Christmas it was there, the Sega Genesis with that particular game, I cried from joy I tell ya, and played it for hours, so the first game I always remember from that time is Altered Beasts.

Paprika799d ago (Edited 799d ago )

Haha, great story dude! Miss games like that, for me the first massive game we would run home from school to play, was Mario 64. That game took over my life and my friends! Before that, I used to love Batman on my gamegear.... that thing was a beast back then compared to gameboy! Oh, and I loved flashback and robocop vs terminator on my Sega Genesis!

thorstein799d ago

Shadowrun. NHL 94.

Almost too many to mention but those are the ones I have the fondest memories of.

PaulFiend799d ago

1. Streets of Rage/Bare Knuckle 2
2. Streets of Rage/Bare Knuckle 3
3. Contra Hard Corps
4. Beyond Oasis/The Story Of Thor
5. Mortal Kombat 3
6. Splatterhouse 3
7. Golden Axe 3
8. The Adventures of Batman & Robin
9. Robocop Versus The Terminator
10. Castlevania: Bloodlines

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