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    Default Top Ten Genesis/Mega Drive games

    List your top 10 Gen games. #1 is worth 10 pts, #2 is worth 9, so on and so forth.

    Mine:

    1. Sonic the Hedgehog
    2. Sonic the Hedgehog 3
    3. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
    4. Streets of Rage 2
    5. OutRun
    6. Mega Bomberman
    7. Road Rash 2
    8. Jurassic Park
    9. Pitfall
    10. Sub-Terrania

    I hate to have 1/3 of my list comprised of Sonic games but if Im gonna be honest I cant put any of those other 7 above the first 3 Sonics. & Knuckles was good but it didnt suck me in like the others did for whatever reason and I felt the lock-on was gimmicky

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    TOTALS:

    1. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (38)
    2. Streets of Rage 2 (22)
    3. Sonic the Hedgehog (19)
    4. Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (18)
    5. Castlevania: Bloodlines (11)
    6. Warsong (10)
    7. Gunstar Heroes (9)
    7. Herzog Zwei (9)
    8. D&D Warriors of the Eternal Sun (8)
    8. Road Rash (8)
    8. Rocket Knight Adventures (8)
    9. Alisia Dragoon (7)
    9. Mortal Kombat II (7)
    9. Shining Force (7)
    10. Beyond Oasis (6)
    10. Mortal Kombat (6)
    10. OutRun (6)
    10. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Hyperstone Heist (6)
    11. Crackdown (5)
    11. Earthworm Jim (5)
    11. Mega Bomberman (5)
    11. Sonic & Knuckles (5)
    11. Thunder Force IV (5)
    12. Phantasy Star IV (4)
    12. Pirates Gold (4)
    12. Road Rash 2 (4)
    12. Virtua Racing (4)
    13. Arcus Odyssey (3)
    13. Gauntlet IV (3)
    13. Jurassic Park (3)
    13. Super Hang-On (3)
    14. BattleTech (2)
    14. Eternal Champions (2)
    14. M.U.S.H.A. (2)
    14. Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure (2)
    14. World of Illusion (2)
    15. Dune The Battle for Arrakis (1)
    15. Sub-Terrania (1)
    15. Vectorman (1)

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    A top ten list is too small for the Genesis, there's too many good games for it.

    https://forum.digitpress.com/forum/s...-Genesis-Games

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    These games really hard to list since the genesis has plenty of good games for it.

    1.Sonic 2
    2.Gunstar Heroes
    3.Rocket Knight Adventure
    4.Castlevania Bloodlines
    5.Beyond Oasis
    6.Thunder Force IV
    8.Gauntlet IV
    9.Musha
    10.Alisia Dragoon
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gameguy View Post
    A top ten list is too small for the Genesis, there's too many good games for it.

    https://forum.digitpress.com/forum/s...-Genesis-Games
    yeah especially when you count Mega Drive as well. someone mentioned Shadow Dancer in that thread. I bought it on a whim last week, knowing nothing about it. really love it, one of the better action games on the Gen
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    Ah, this is hard.

    1. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
    2. Sonic the Hedgehog
    3. Road Rash
    4. Streets of Rage 2
    5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Hyperstone Heist
    6. Earthworm Jim
    7. Castlevania: Bloodlines
    8. Phantasy Star IV
    9. World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
    10. Vectorman

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpaceHarrier View Post
    Ah, this is hard.

    1. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
    2. Sonic the Hedgehog
    3. Road Rash
    4. Streets of Rage 2
    5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Hyperstone Heist
    6. Earthworm Jim
    7. Castlevania: Bloodlines
    8. Phantasy Star IV
    9. World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
    10. Vectorman
    I just beat Sonic 2. I was sure I wasnt gonna be able to beat Robotnik but I got him on my second to last life, after burning through 8 lives and then 6 or 7 continues. whole game is easy as hell til the final boss. I still prefer the first game. it seems like the emphasis was more on speed in the second game and its a little harder to appreciate the graphics. still, Casino Night is one of my favorite levels in any video game. there was a ton of excellent parallax scrolling throughout Sonic 2 and generally one of the best looking games of its generation
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    Making this list is like asking me to choose a favorite child, but I can't imagine a "best of Sega Genesis" list that doesn't include one of the Shining Force games and at least one Puyo Puyo title (whether it be Mean Bean Machine or something else... though since Japan got a Genesis version of Puyo 2 that's probably the best one, since Puyo 1 kinda sucks in all its forms).

    Honestly, Sonic is a lot like Mario to me, I enjoy him when I'm playing him but I've never really thought of him as "best of the platform" level content.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbpxl View Post
    I just beat Sonic 2. I was sure I wasnt gonna be able to beat Robotnik but I got him on my second to last life, after burning through 8 lives and then 6 or 7 continues. whole game is easy as hell til the final boss. I still prefer the first game. it seems like the emphasis was more on speed in the second game and its a little harder to appreciate the graphics. still, Casino Night is one of my favorite levels in any video game. there was a ton of excellent parallax scrolling throughout Sonic 2 and generally one of the best looking games of its generation
    Nice, yeah going into the final battle with no rings can make it a death fest. I'll admit, most of my runs through Sonic 2 end at Metropolis Zone Act 3, where the enemy placement suddenly becomes exceptionally trollish. Up until that point it is definitely a breeze, even for me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpaceHarrier View Post
    Nice, yeah going into the final battle with no rings can make it a death fest. I'll admit, most of my runs through Sonic 2 end at Metropolis Zone Act 3, where the enemy placement suddenly becomes exceptionally trollish. Up until that point it is definitely a breeze, even for me!
    from what i remember, you start with zero rings on the Final Egg level regardless of how many you had when you finished the previous stage
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    Sega-16 did a Top 100 list by compiling a bunch of users Top 10 lists.

    https://www.sega-16.com/forum/showth...efore-posting)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baloo View Post
    Sega-16 did a Top 100 list by compiling a bunch of users Top 10 lists.

    https://www.sega-16.com/forum/showth...efore-posting)
    That's awesome. So once this list is compiled, it'll be interesting to see the cross over between each forums and how much they differ
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    I'm barely old enough to have gotten a Genny new, when I was 5 in 1998.

    1. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
    2. Sonic the Hedgehog 3
    3. Streets of Rage 2 (which came out 5 days before I was born, nice)
    4. Mortal Kombat 2 (no Street Fighter II here, SNES is your console for that)
    5. Mortal Kombat (w/ABACABB)
    6. Sonic and Knuckles
    7. Virtua Racing
    8. Super Hang-On
    9. Eternal Champions
    10. Phantasy Star IV
    Real collectors drive Hondas, Toyotas, Chevys, Fords, etc... not Rolls Royces.

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    Love the Sega Genesis. My favorite system by far. Putting together a top 10 list is hard.

    1. Warsong
    2. Herzog Zwei
    3. D&D Warriors of the Eternal Sun
    4. Shining Force
    5. Alisia Dragoon
    6. Crackdown
    7. Pirates Gold
    8. Arcus Odyssey
    9. BattleTech
    10. Dune The Battle for Arrakis

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