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Total Nerd The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time  

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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
383 93
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
326 90
Streets of Rage 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

3
331 102
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

4
235 66
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
263 95
Sonic & Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

6
173 53
Streets of Rage is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Streets of Rage 1991

7
236 88
Golden Axe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Golden Axe 1989

8
216 80
Disney's Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

9
141 42
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Mortal Kombat II 1993

10
196 76
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

11
220 97
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
NBA Jam 1993

12
239 108
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

13
167 68
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

14
120 43
Castlevania: Bloodlines is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Castlevania: Bloodlines 1994

15
126 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
170 73
Road Rash is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Road Rash 1991

17
146 59
Golden Axe II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
vitor.castro added Golden Axe II 1991

18
123 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
103 36
Shinobi III: Return of the Nin... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 1993

20
170 77
ToeJam & Earl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

21
106 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 1993

22
116 48
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 Jan 01 1992

23
141 65
Streets of Rage 3 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added Streets of Rage 3 1994

24
124 55
The Revenge of Shinobi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
JohnnyChaffin added The Revenge of Shinobi 1989

25
140 66
Gunstar Heroes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

26
144 70
Contra: Hard Corps is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

27
77 27
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
121 60
Comix Zone is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Comix Zone 1995

29
90 40
Street Fighter II': Special Ch... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

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30
156 86
Altered Beast is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

31
101 49
Phantasy Star IV: The End of t... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

32
87 40
Battletoads is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

33
57 19
Shining Force is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Shining Force 1992

34
134 74
Vectorman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Vectorman 1995

35
117 62
Earthworm Jim 2 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

36
109 57
Kid Chameleon is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Kid Chameleon May 28 1992

37
119 65
Strider is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Strider 1989

38
138 79
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
X-Men 1992

39
103 54
Castle of Illusion Starring Mi... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

40
125 70
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

41
140 81
Ecco the Dolphin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

42
80 38
Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum ... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

43
100 53
Ghouls'n Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

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44
78 37
QuackShot is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
triviafan added QuackShot Jan 01 1991

45
53 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
76 36
Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster's... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

47
95 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
116 68
Michael Jackson's Moonwalker is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

49
76 38
Golden Axe III is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
vitor.castro added Golden Axe III 1993

50
70 34
Desert Strike is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
wiabux added Desert Strike