15 Best Games for Sega Genesis
The introduction of Sega Genesis not only revolutionized the gaming industry but elevated the fun of playing video games by leaps and bounds. Many years after its release, here we are back again with 15 best Sega Genesis games of all times. Check them out!
This is the game which introduced side-scrolling gameplay style that time. Golden Axe storyline has a protagonist who is a fearless warrior from Conan fighting against the evils of Death Adder in order to free the King and his daughter from his slavery.
While playing as the King Arthur, you get to make your way through hellspawn making sure you do not get hurt or lose your weapons. Apart from hellspawn, the purple tongues further add to the challenge. Ghouls’N Ghosts is perhaps one of the most difficult yet fun games ever built for Sega Genesis.
A big improvement over its previous version, Madden’95 comes with superior graphics and excellent sound effects running in the background. The game offers seamless control to the players to control their football team.
The game provides the player with an action-packed environment in some of the most colorful levels to fight against the awesomely designed bad guys. The explosions in the game along the gunfire everywhere make it all the more fun and addictive.
Released in the year 1994, the game Earthworm Jim is known for its creative levels, amazingly built elements & enemies, and of course, for its fluid animation. The game was then optimized for almost every gaming console.
The game attracted many boxing buffs and knockout admirers. George Forman’s KO Boxing comes packed with superb graphics, meticulously created boxing arenas, and sound effects that blow life to the game.
Known for its artistic design and appealing visuals, Comix Zone is a brawler game wherein the players make their way through enemies with punches, kicks and even jump attacks. The game also comes with puzzles, inventory items, and some great additional moves.
Herzog Zwei is among the initial strategy games that were developed for Sega Genesis. In the game, the players get to control a huge mech to destroy the enemies and even buy units for help. The strategy lies in deploying the units based on their strengths and weaknesses.
For the fans of non-stop shooting gameplay, Contra: Hard Crops was no less than a gift. Apart from still holding everything from its previous versions, the game offers four different characters to choose from. Contra is fun and always brimming with solid action.
With Clone Wars edition of X-Men 2, the player is in full control of superpowers of numerous mutants such as Wolverine, Cyclops, Magneto, etc. However, the superpowers need to be charged frequently. In the absence of the charge, jump attacks, kicks and punches can be used to destroy the enemies on the path.
An arcade racing game, Super Off Road has its own thrill and adventure. Get to race through the muddy tracks and come across sharp turns, bumps and many other obstacles. If you are way too far from others, tap on the nitro to boost the speed.
In the start, the game offers the players to choose from three houses which are Ordos, Atreids, and Harkonnen. Once selected, the players then have to fight with the other two houses to take control of Arrakis planet and its most important natural resource: Spices.
The 2nd best Disney movie game, the Lion King is a side-scroller game with its protagonist being Simba. The background of this game has been precisely and intricately designed by the animators of Disney itself. In this multi-level game, Simba has to dodge various animals and stones that come in his way.
The sports-genre game, NBA Jam TE appealed to everyone right from a novice to a hardcore gamer. It is a simplified version with only 2-on-2 mode and easy baskets and even easier shots. The multiplayer functionality of the game made the game all the more fun.
The gameplay revolves around the son of a murdered king who seeks to avenge his father’s death. Swords of Vermilion traverse the players to Excalabria where they aim to recover eight power rings and reclaim the throne.
Sega Genesis: The Console That Drove Action and Emotions
What came as an innovation in the gaming industry went on to become the most preferred gaming console in the decade gone by. Apart from elevating the level of excitement for the players, it even evoked a sense of emotions as they enjoyed some of the best games right from the comfort of their place.