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Games that Pushed Sega Genesis Limits

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People who added this item 17 Average listal rating (14 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0
The Adventures of Batman & Robin - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
This crazy hard game also boasts a lot of crazy neat special tricks
People who added this item 15 Average listal rating (11 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Ranger X - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Incredible special effects and use of Sega Genesis palette and other special features, like horizontal scrolling of parallaxes and shadow/highlight mode
People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0 IMDB Rating 0
Red Zone - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
It even tells in a text screen all the crazy special effects it does
People who added this item 83 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 0
Gunstar Heroes - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Lots of special effects and a lotta sprites on-screen.
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People who added this item 63 Average listal rating (38 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Contra: Hard Corps - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
A lot of special effects
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People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0 IMDB Rating 0
Formula One - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Domark made a very playable polygonal racing game on Genesis! And for 2 players nonetheless.
People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
F1: World Championship Edition - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Domark made yet another, maybe even better, polygonal racing on MD.
People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 0
The Lost World: Jurassic Park - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
You wouldn't believe the things it does
People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Panorama Cotton - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Lots and lots of scaling
People who added this item 109 Average listal rating (63 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
Castlevania: Bloodlines - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Konami put a lot of neat special effects in this
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People who added this item 6 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0
YūYū Hakusho: Makyō Toitsusen - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
4 players on the same screen, on two planes, with good graphics and the stages even vary during the fight (afternoon to evening for example)
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People who added this item 27 Average listal rating (17 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Alien Soldier - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Being a game from Treasure, it has a lot of special effects
People who added this item 38 Average listal rating (24 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 0
Toy Story - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Traveller's Tales did wonders on MD
People who added this item 18 Average listal rating (13 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
Virtua Racing - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Using the special chip SVP - Sega Virtua Processor - it allowed a somewhat faithful conversion from this polygonal arcade game
People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Bloodshot - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
The less terrible first person shooter on the system. It also features f***ing split-screen, coop or competitive, for 2-players!
People who added this item 23 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
Flashback - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
This has real-time hardware generated polygonal cutscenes
People who added this item 18 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0
Light Crusader - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
This Treasure game is lighter on special effects, but it still boasts the goods, even polygons
People who added this item 31 Average listal rating (22 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
Dynamite Headdy - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Treasure does its usual and uses a lot of tricks to show special effects
People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 0
Puggsy - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Special effects
People who added this item 28 Average listal rating (20 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0
A lot of special effects, some of which are explained in Jon Burton's Gamehut YouTube channel
People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 4 IMDB Rating 0
Kawasaki Super Bike Challenge - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Polygonal motorcycle game
People who added this item 41 Average listal rating (30 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0
Vectorman - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Not only does it have lightning effects, but it also does other impressive tricks and uses metasprites a lot
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People who added this item 0 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0 IMDB Rating 0
Race Drivin' - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Hard Drivin's polygonal racing sequel
People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0 IMDB Rating 0
The Duel: Test Drive II - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Polygonal driving game
People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 4 IMDB Rating 0
Dick Vitale's "Awesome, Baby!" College Hoops - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Mode-7-like choppy basketball game
People who added this item 121 Average listal rating (95 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
Earthworm Jim - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
The animation!
People who added this item 202 Average listal rating (140 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Disney's Aladdin - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
The animation
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People who added this item 39 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0
Vectorman 2 - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Thunder Force IV - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Crazy parallax
People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 0
Pier Solar and the Great Architects - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Being the biggest Sega Genesis game to date, and released years after the console was officially discontinued, it has a lot of good uses of the hardware. Even a mode-7-like effect
People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 4 IMDB Rating 0
Newman Haas Indy Car featuring Nigel Mansell - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
Polygonal F1 game
People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Mega Turrican - Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
It boasts some neat graphical tricks that impress.
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The games that show how powerful the Mega Drive really was.

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