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Sega Genesis — Early 1990s

Uh oh, Nintendo. By the early 1990s many of your owners’ friends got a Sega Genesis for the holidays. It was hard to resist the lure of Sega’s library of games marketed on the coattails of the hot celebrities of the day. Consider James ‘Buster’ Douglas Knockout Boxing, Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker or Tommy Lasorda Baseball. Nintendo suddenly had its work cut out for it.

 

 

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‘Brighton, UK – January 13, 2013: Sega Mega Drive II Games Console’

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