With Aladdin now in theaters, Electric Bento looks back at the battle between the Sega Genesis and the SNES as to who had the better version of Disney's Aladdin game.
I might be mistaken, but I think the Gensis version used actual disney artists to help create the visuals.
I remember this game was hard. Couldn’t get pass like level 3.
The article literally states that the gen version "was in part handled by Disney’s animation studio"...
I had the Genesis version... I both loved and hated that game.
Gen version was by far superior.
The Mega Drive version is a better game. The SNES version is prettier.
IMHO its the other way around
Correct. It's the other way around.
I played both honestly can’t remember which I liked better because I was like 7 at the time and life was just about playing not about which was better
i thought its been long settled the gen version is superior. one of the few times that was the case but still.
Graphically, Genesis won. But the simplicity of gameplay, music, and atmosphere made me vote for SNES.
I had the snes version and it was good.
Genesis all the way. Sega gamer for life.
I have played through both. Both great, but the Capcom SNES one has my vote. It has some cool platforming mechanics. Also, Aladdin doesn't use a sword in the Snes one, more resembling the movie.
I have the game on Genesis and it's still fun as hell to play.
By far the Genesis version. It was done directly in house by Disney. So the animation of the characters is great. All the Disney games on Genesis have great animation and that's how it should be since these are games based on animated films.
Yeah. I don't know where some of these other posts are coming from. There was a clear difference in quality and sheer authenticity. The Genesis version felt like Disney's Aladdin. The SNES version was someone else's take on it, and more of a generic-feeling platformer.
One of the rare times where the genesis version was better than the SNES. The animation, the controls were more responsive. The SNES version suffered from poor collision detection and soundtrack somehow not has good as the genesis version which is very rare.
The Genesis, without a doubt. The SNES version was quite disappointing after experiencing the Genny's first.
The Genesis version no doubt. The animations were on point.
Genesis had better graphics snes had better gameplay.
Genesis by far
Never played the SNES version but the Mega Drive version was fantastic for the time. However, I don't think I made it past the flying carpet stage on the mega drive version as a kid. Time to go back and finish the job.
Genesis! No question! Beat that game so many times...a classic for sure.
Genesis. To say otherwise is madness.
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