Sega Mega Drive

The Sega Mega Drive (Japanese: メガドライブ, Hepburn: Mega Doraibu), kent as the Sega Genesis in Americae, is a 16-bit hame video gemme console which wis developit an selt bi Sega Enterprises, Ltd.

Sega Mega Drive / Genesis

European/Australasian logo
The original Japanese Mega Drive
Model 2 Genesis w/ 6-button controller
Tap: Oreeginal Japanese Mega Drive
Bottom:
Sega Genesis Model 2
ManufacturerSega
TypeHome video gemme console
GenerationFowert generation
Release date
  • JP: October 29, 1988
  • NA: August 14, 1989
  • ROK: August 1990
  • PAL: November 30, 1990
Retail availability1988 - Present
Discontinued
      Units sauldSega: 30.75 million
      Tec Toy: 3 million
      Majesco: 1.5 million (projected)
      MediaROM cartridge
      CPUMotorola 68000 @ 7.6 MHz
      Zilog Z80 @ 3.58 MHz
      DisplayProgressive: 320x224 (NTSC) or 320x240 (PAL) pixels, 512 color palette, 61 colors on-screen
      Interlaced: 320x448 (NTSC) or 320x480 (PAL)
      SoondYamaha YM2612
      Texas Instruments SN76489
      Online servicesSega Meganet, Sega Channel, XBAND
      Best-sellin gemme
      Backward
      compatibility
      Master System[a]
      PredecessorMaster System
      SuccessorSega Saturn

      NotesEedit

      1. Through uise o the Pouer Base Converter peripheral

      ReferencesEedit

      1. Sonic the Hedgehog GameTap Retrospective Pt. 3/4. GameTap. 17 Februar 2009. Event occurs at 1:25. Retrieved 24 September 2011.
      2. Boutros, Daniel (4 August 2006). "Sonic the Hedgehog 2". Gamasutra. p. 5. Retrieved 24 September 2011.
      3. Horowitz, Ken (28 Mairch 2006). "Interview: Dr. Stephen Clarke-Willson". Retrieved 26 December 2011.