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List Rules Games released on the Sega Genesis system only.

List of the Best Games for the Sega Genesis. These are not all the games, but they are the best as voted on by gamers. Sega Genesis was the second console released in the United States by the Sega Corporation. It was meant as a rival for the popular Super Nintendo and offered 16 bit entertainment. The Genesis had multiple successes throughout it's life span, but the most popular would have to be Sonic the Hedgehog, which was the Mario of Sega. This is not to say that other games like Altered Beast, NBA Jam and of course, Mortal Kombat, were not huge games as well. (Every gamer can tell you that Mortal Kombat on the Genesis was a much better version if only for the fact that the characters bleed instead of sweated.)

Since this is the greatest games for the Sega Genesis, vote up your favorites and add your own if they aren't on the list.
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1
372 90
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

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2
315 89
Streets of Rage 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

3
323 99
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

4
228 65
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added Sonic the Hedgehog 3 1994

5
256 94
Sonic & Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

6
232 84
Golden Axe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Golden Axe 1989

7
167 53
Streets of Rage is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Streets of Rage 1991

8
139 39
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Mortal Kombat II 1993

9
210 78
Disney's Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

10
195 74
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

11
217 94
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
NBA Jam 1993

12
236 106
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

13
165 67
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

14
143 57
Golden Axe II is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
vitor.castro added Golden Axe II 1991

15
125 47
X-Men 2: Clone Wars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added X-Men 2: Clone Wars 1995

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16
118 43
Castlevania: Bloodlines is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Castlevania: Bloodlines 1994

17
165 72
Road Rash is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Road Rash 1991

18
118 46
Shining Force II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
vitor.castro added Shining Force II 1993

19
167 77
ToeJam & Earl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

20
98 36
Shinobi III: Return of the Nin... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 1993

21
103 41
Road Rash II is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Road Rash II Jul 22 1993

22
112 47
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Hyperstone Heist 1992

23
123 55
The Revenge of Shinobi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
JohnnyChaffin added The Revenge of Shinobi 1989

24
138 65
Streets of Rage 3 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added Streets of Rage 3 1994

25
142 68
Contra: Hard Corps is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

26
137 66
Gunstar Heroes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

27
73 26
NBA Jam Tournament Edition is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added NBA Jam Tournament Edition 1994

28
89 39
Street Fighter II': Special Ch... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

29
154 84
Altered Beast is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

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30
118 60
Comix Zone is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Comix Zone 1995

31
115 61
Earthworm Jim 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

32
98 49
Phantasy Star IV: The End of t... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

33
138 78
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
X-Men 1992

34
131 74
Vectorman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Vectorman 1995

35
107 57
Kid Chameleon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

36
83 40
Battletoads is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

37
76 35
Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster's... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

38
102 54
Castle of Illusion Starring Mi... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

39
117 65
Strider is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Strider 1989

40
123 70
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

41
138 81
Ecco the Dolphin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

42
99 53
Ghouls'n Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

43
78 38
Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum ... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

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44
52 19
Shining Force is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Shining Force 1992

45
51 19
Sunset Riders is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Sunset Riders 1991

46
75 37
QuackShot is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
triviafan added QuackShot 1991

47
93 51
Rocket Knight Adventures is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
wiabux added Rocket Knight Adventures 1993

48
75 38
Golden Axe III is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
vitor.castro added Golden Axe III 1993

49
51 20
Jungle Strike: The Sequel To D... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

50
114 68
Michael Jackson's Moonwalker is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time