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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
834 254
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
2
757 229
Streets of Rage 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
3
559 183
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added 1994
4
635 220
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
5
342 101
Castlevania: Bloodlines is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1994
6
321 92
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added 1992
7
518 179
Disney's Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
8
361 114
Gunstar Heroes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
9
278 78
Shinobi III: Return of the Nin... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1993
10
509 181
Sonic & Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
11
425 144
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
12
350 111
Shining Force II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
vitor.castro added 1993
13
461 161
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
1993
14
368 120
Streets of Rage is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1991
15
290 88
Road Rash II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1993
16
354 118
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1993
17
329 107
Golden Axe II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
vitor.castro added 1991
18
329 108
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
19
315 102
Contra: Hard Corps is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
20
436 162
Golden Axe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
1989
21
257 78
Phantasy Star IV: The End of t... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
22
206 54
Shining Force is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1992
23
279 90
The Revenge of Shinobi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
JohnnyChaffin added 1989
24
280 92
X-Men 2: Clone Wars is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added 1995
25
248 77
Rocket Knight Adventures is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
wiabux added 1993