The Best Sega Master System Games

22 of the Best Sega Master System Games

As with most consoles, choosing the best Sega Master System games is not only subjective but a challenge! Whilst the NES reigned supreme in the US, the Sega Master System developed a devout following predominantly in Europe. It certainly was on my radar as a kid, with my own brother picking up an original ‘wedge’ … Read more

About The Company – Sega

Sega Logo

Founded in 1960, Sega’s origins can be traced back to 1940. American businessmen Irving Bromberg, Martin Bromley and James Humpert set up a company called Standard Games. Their business was set up to supply coin-op amusement machines to military bases during World War 2. After the war they sold the company, Service Games started life. … Read more

About The Sega SG-1000

Sega SG-1000

Released in 1983, the SG-1000 represents Sega’s first home video game system. Sega moved into the home console market in response to a slowdown in business in the arcade business. Sega was a leader during the 1980s in arcades, so quickly had to diversify to limit any potential impact of the slowdown in the market. … Read more

About The Sega Saturn

Sega Saturn

First released in 1994, the Sega Saturn is the successor to the Sega Mega Drive. It is the first full Sega console to utilise CD-ROM technology (the Mega CD is considered an add-on). The technical improvements over the Mega Drive are impressive. The Sega Saturn’s specifications include a dual CPU setup with 8 processors. The … Read more

About The Sega Mega Drive

Sega Mega Drive

Released in 1988, the Sega Mega Drive, also known as the Genesis in the US, succeeded the Sega Master System console. This system also represented Sega’s move into the 16-bit era. The Mega Drive’s technology was derived from Sega’s own ‘System 16’ arcade board. It utilises the proven Motorola 68000 CPU, backed up by a … Read more