The Best Sega Games List

List of the best Sega games with images, including any well-known Sega made games for any platform and console. This list may not contain every game made by Sega but definitely features the best ones. This greatest Sega games list features box covers and additional information such as the game's publisher and release date. The most popular Sega video games are listed by how many votes they received, so the best ones are at the top. If you're looking to find a list of best games developed by Sega then you're in the right place. Think the top game developed by Sega isn't as high as it should be? If yes then be sure to vote it up so that your opinion counts, since this is a community-based opinion list.

This list answers the questions "What are the best games made by Sega?" and "Which games were developed by Sega?"

With games ranging from Resident Evil Code: Veronica to Battletoads, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites. You can use this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then publish it.

This list is the perfect resource for those looking to find out the names of acclaimed games made by Sega. Ranker has a similar list for every other significant video game developer so don't forget to check those out as well. {#nodes}
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  • Sonic the Hedgehog
    163 votes
    • Developer: Backbone Entertainment, Sonic Team, Sega
    • Genres (Video game): Platform game, Action game, Adventure, Racing video game
    Sonic the Hedgehog is a platform video game developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega for the Sega Genesis console. The game was released in North America, Europe and Australia on June 23, 1991 ...more
  • Streets of Rage 2
    110 votes
    • Developer: MNM Software, Sega Wow, Shout!Designworks Co., Ltd., Ancient Corp
    • Genres (Video game): Action game, Beat 'em up, Fighting game
    Streets of Rage 2, released in Japan as Bare Knuckle II: The Requiem of the Deadly Battle and in Europe as Streets of Rage II, is a side-scrolling beat 'em up video game released by Sega in 1992 for ...more
  • Golden Axe
    116 votes
    • Developer: Acclaim Cheltenham, Sega Wow, Aspect, Sega, Telenet Japan
    • Genres (Video game): Action game, Adventure, Beat 'em up, Hack and slash, Side-scrolling
    Golden Axe is a side-scrolling, beat 'em up, hack and slash arcade video game released in 1989 by Sega for the System 16-B arcade hardware. It is the first game in the Golden Axe series. Makoto ...more
    • Developer: Sega Wow, Overworks, Sega
    • Genres (Video game): Action game
    Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master, released in Japan as The Super Shinobi II, is an action game developed and published by Sega for the Mega Drive/Genesis console that was released in 1993. It ...more
  • Shinobi
    83 votes
    • Developer: Backbone Entertainment, Sega
    • Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Platform game, Action game, Adventure, Beat 'em up
    Shinobi is a side-scrolling action game produced by Sega originally released for the arcades in 1987. In Shinobi, the player controls a modern day ninja named Joe Musashi who goes on a mission to ...more
  • Golden Axe II
    63 votes
    • Developer: Sega Wow, Sega
    • Genres (Video game): Action game, Arcade, Beat 'em up, Fighting game, Fantasy
    Golden Axe II is a side-scrolling beat 'em up released for the Sega Mega Drive. It was released on December 26, 1991. It is the home console sequel to the popular game Golden Axe, marking the second ...more