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After Burner II- Released in 1987, After Burner II is an arcade style flying game in which you are the pilot of an F-14 Tomcat. This is a dogfighting game which you could view through a first person cockpit, a third person view of the plane, or in an upright first person view which was not very popular.
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse- This was one of the first games released for the Genesis in America. This is a 2D side-scrolling game where you play as Mickey Mouse and are trying to save Minnie Mouse from the evil witch. To destroy the enemy, you jump on them, you cam also collect apples and marbles to use to throw at them.
Sonic the Hedgehog- Released in 1991, Sonic the Hedgehog was one of the most popular games for the Sega Genesis, it was the first game to make the Genesis popular in North America. In the game, you must stop the evil Eggman from collecting the Chaos Emeralds. You traveled through the levels or zones until you got to the end.
Genesiscontroller had four buttons and a D-pad, and allowed you to
move around in your games.
J-Cart- The J-Cart was a
cartridge developed for the Genesis to increase the console from
two joypad ports to four. This made it so that up to four people
could play at once. But due to the late release of the J-Cart, it
did not enjoy much success before the Genesis became
Sega CD- This was an
accessory that allowed the user to play games or audio CD’s
on their Genesis, it was designed in secret, even some of the
developers didn’t know about it until it was shown at the
Tokyo Toy Show in Japan. This device did not do very well in the US
because of its high price.
Mega Jet- This was a
portable Genesis console released in Japan for the airlines it only
played four games and it plugged into an LCD screen that folded out
of the armrests.