Sega Mega Drive/Genesis (Platform)

Logo for Sega Nomad

The Sega Nomad, codenamed Venus, is a handheld video game console manufactured by Sega. It is a portable Sega Mega Drive (Genesis), and Sega's second handheld system after the Sega Game Gear. The Nomad shares a similar concept with the semi-portable Sega Mega Jet, and only saw release in North America.

Release dates:
1995-10 (NA)
Introduction price:
Sega Genesis
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Mega PC

The Amstrad Mega PC is a special Amstrad computer with the added features of a Sega Mega Drive. It was initially released in 1993 in PAL regions for the expensive price of £999.99 (later £599.99)....

Sega Mega Jet

The Sega Mega Jet (メガ ジェット) was a handheld game console that was a portable version of the Sega Mega Drive that was rented for use aboard Japan Air Lines flights and later made available at retail...
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TLV-K981G Game VCD Player

A Chinese VCD player which had a built-in Sega Genesis/Mega Drive. The games were released in VCD compilations.
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EZ Games Video Game System

The EZ Games Video Game System is a Mega Drive unit that was available in some hotel rooms in the United States. Its unique feature was a built-in credit card slot for payment for usage.


The Teradrive (テラドライブ) is a hybrid computer system developed by Sega and IBM containing both an IBM PC and Sega Mega Drive. It was released exclusively in Asia in May 1991.
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Sega Mega Drive 2/Genesis

Second model of the Sega Mega Drive. It retains the same name in North America (Sega Genesis).

Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

The first variation of the Sega Mega Drive (known as Sega Genesis in North America).

Games released on Sega Mega Drive/Genesis