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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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395 98
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
340 95
Streets of Rage 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

3
341 105
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

4
249 68
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
271 98
Sonic & Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

6
181 57
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
242 91
Golden Axe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Golden Axe 1989

8
224 85
Disney's Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

9
147 47
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
202 77
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

11
175 69
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

12
229 100
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
NBA Jam 1993

13
126 44
Castlevania: Bloodlines is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Castlevania: Bloodlines 1994

14
242 114
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

15
150 61
Golden Axe II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
vitor.castro added Golden Axe II 1991

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16
129 49
Shining Force II is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
vitor.castro added Shining Force II 1993

17
110 38
Shinobi III: Return of the Nin... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 1993

18
174 76
Road Rash is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Road Rash 1991

19
117 43
Road Rash II is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Road Rash II 1993

20
125 48
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Hyperstone Heist Jan 01 1992

21
130 53
X-Men 2: Clone Wars is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added X-Men 2: Clone Wars 1995

22
152 67
Gunstar Heroes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

23
173 80
ToeJam & Earl is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

24
149 67
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
130 57
The Revenge of Shinobi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
JohnnyChaffin added The Revenge of Shinobi 1989

26
149 72
Contra: Hard Corps is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

27
133 62
Comix Zone is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Comix Zone 1995

28
83 30
NBA Jam Tournament Edition is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added NBA Jam Tournament Edition 1994

29
97 41
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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62 20
Shining Force is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Shining Force 1992

31
106 50
Phantasy Star IV: The End of t... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

32
141 74
Vectorman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Vectorman 1995

33
162 90
Altered Beast is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

34
108 54
Ghouls'n Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

35
105 52
Rocket Knight Adventures is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
wiabux added Rocket Knight Adventures 1993

36
119 62
Earthworm Jim 2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

37
114 59
Kid Chameleon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Kid Chameleon May 28 1992

38
148 84
Ecco the Dolphin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

39
84 39
Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

40
106 55
Castle of Illusion Starring Mi... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

41
124 68
Strider is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
Strider 1989

42
89 43
Battletoads is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

43
82 39
QuackShot is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
triviafan added QuackShot Jan 01 1991

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44
57 21
Sunset Riders is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added Sunset Riders 1991

45
128 73
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

46
140 82
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
X-Men 1992

47
74 35
Desert Strike is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
wiabux added Desert Strike

48
79 39
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
120 70
Michael Jackson's Moonwalker is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

50
54 21
Jungle Strike: The Sequel To D... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time