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Sega Megadrive

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Home Console - Media Format: Cartridge - Controller Slots: 2 - Release Year: 1990

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“The Big Black Brick of Love”

published 07/08/2001

ProNice comfy big pad, looked very black, had some ki...

ConsBeing an old console, sometimes took it upon itsel...

Choosing Sega over the competitors was easy - this was their console golden age (days long gone unfortunately) - even a starry-eyed Sonic lover like myself could see, however, that the end was nigh - just by looking at some of those SNES games. And the following Saturn was a disappointment to...

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“The 16-Bit Console Wars”

published 28/04/2004

ProFun and cheap, both options available

ConsNot so good compared to modern equivalents

This review is not intended to try and persuade or dissuade anyone into buying a Sega Megadrive, so I suppose by default it shouldn't be written. But I enjoy reminiscing about my youth, hopefully you will too if you are of a similar upbringing, this is my chance for a bit of fun. Come with me now...

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Super

“Sega Mega-Drive II”

published 01/07/2003

ProPretty console, good games

ConsHighly priced games, couldn't handle 3D, very few ...

The Mega-Drive marked the beginning of the end of my social life. I got this, my first ever games console for Christmas in 1994 (is it really that long ago?) and whilst by today's standards its technologically ancient, it delivered a huge amount of simple fun. It must be said, the Mega-Drive II...

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Excellent

“King Kon-sole”

published 25/02/2006

ProPick up & play, VERY cheap, great games, simple & ...

ConsAnyone that used to have a SNES will start whingin...

Ah the Mega Drive - this takes me back!!! Mine is still in great working order and gets pulled out of storage once in a while to bash four shades of blue out of Dr. Robotnik with Sonic the Hedgehog!! The Mega Drive is a 16-bit console straight out of gaming dreams - it was a revolutionary console...

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Super

“Sega megadrive 90's legend”

published 07/03/2012

ProClassic gaming console

ConsIt is over 22 years old so you can guess

I owned a sega megadrive for the first time back in 1990 when my dad brought me and my brother one to share at xmas. The megadrive is a simple 16bit console that went head to head with its main rival Nintendo and had two of the classic gaming franchise faces in both Sonic the hedgehog and Super...

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“Built like a brick”

published 09/07/2002

ProHard to break

ConsGraphics could be better

You just can`t beat the old Sega Megadrive, I know it`s not state of the art in gaming and graphics, but it`s proved a firm favourite of my 7yr old son and all his mates. My son can demolish anything, shove him in an empty room and he`ll still find something to break. The Megadrive however seems...

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Excellent

ProGreat system, lots of fun,collectable,better than ...

Consif you buy a JAP system remember all the text is i...

I can always remember the day I purchased the system for £350 back in 1990. I was a mere ten year old bored at school at this time. The system i got was an imported Japanese model, with the large gold 16 BIT and purple stripe on the casing, (the UK system only had little small gold letters) It...

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Excellent

ProExcellent gameplay, cheap, durable, great for kids

Consdo you want to use it when its becoming colectable...

The Sega Mega-Drive is a superb console machine of the past. Utitlising all Sega's knowledge of the arcade market, the games were invariably fast, furious and addictive. Indeed, is there anyone in the UK, sorry, the WORLD who hasn't heard of Sonic the Hedgehog? I have to admit, the reason I write...

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Super

ProGreat looking, didn't crash as much as its predece...

ConsLots of the games are hard to acquire nowadays. Ju...

In the good old gaming days it didn't take smooth, rendered environments to sell a game. There was no such thing as Motion Capture or Pixel-End Smoothing. No. In the days of the trusty Megadrive, it was gameplay that ruled. And the gameplay on some of those Mega Drive games ruled the most. The...

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Excellent

“Remember this one?”

published 23/05/2006

ProGames included

ConsFlashing lights and patterns

When the Sega megadrive first came out my three children clubbed together their pocket money and bought one to play on, that was quite a while ago and when I last went to my daughters to see my grandson his dad had found one in his attic and had given it him to play on. My grandson who is only...

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Excellent

“Back to the old days”

published 27/01/2001

ProGood build quality, wealth of hugely playable game...

ConsNot easy to track down and buy; quality of graphic...

Ah yes, the 'old days', when men were men, and console games really were playable. So why write an opinion on a games console, the Megadrive, that has been out of circulation for years? Quite simply, because the games produced for it were pure quality. The system was only 16-bit (in comparison...

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Super

ProIt's retro and still a great console

ConsThe games don't last too long

The Specs: There isnt much to say about the specs of the Mega Drive. Its a 16bit console which basically means compared to todays consoles it's a dinosaur. There are 2 controller ports for multiplayer action, a headphone port so you can plug headphones into the console, it has a basic power...

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“The best in 16 bit retro”

published 17/04/2001

ProLots of games available which are very cheap

ConsPoor graphics and sound by todays standard

If you never had a megadrive then you must of been on the moon, the Megadrive was the best console on the market, it did not have the graphical abilities of the SNES but it had the best games, as anybody who knows games knows that SEGA make the best games available. There was a cd addition to the...

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Excellent

ProNostalgic, retro, value for money

ConsNo new games, clunky controls

So recently I decided I would revisit my younger days by purchasing a Sega Megadrive. I managed to get a good deal on Ebay paying around £35 for the console, all the required leads and 6 games. The first thing to note about a console this old is that when I played them as a child it was not on a...

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Super

“Great Classic console”

published 01/05/2001

ProIt has Sonic and Streets of rage, the best Mega Dr...

ConsSome games are rave and hard to find

I remember when i got my mega drive for christmas, it must of been about 8 year ago with the classic Sonic. The mega drive in my opinion wasnt as good as the SNES as i think the SNES had better graphics and sound. But i have got to say the best games on the Mega Drive were the Sonic and Streets...

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Home Console - Media Format: Cartridge - Controller Slots: 2 - Release Year: 1990

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Type: Home Console

Console Type: Sega Megadrive

Long Name: Megadrive

Production Year: 1990

Media Format: Cartridge

Max Number of Players: 2

Manufacturer: Sega

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