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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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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
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Streets of Rage 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
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Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added 1994
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Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
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Castlevania: Bloodlines is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1994
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Sonic & Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added 1992
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Shinobi III: Return of the Nin... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1993
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Gunstar Heroes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
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Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1993
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Disney's Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
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Shining Force II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
vitor.castro added 1993
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Streets of Rage is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1991
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NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
1993
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Road Rash II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Jul 22 1993
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Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
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Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
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Contra: Hard Corps is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
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Golden Axe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
1989
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The Revenge of Shinobi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
JohnnyChaffin added 1989
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Golden Axe II is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
vitor.castro added 1991
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X-Men 2: Clone Wars is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added 1995
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Phantasy Star IV: The End of t... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
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Rocket Knight Adventures is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
wiabux added 1993
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Shining Force is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1992