SEGA Genesis Emulator for Mac OS X

genesis mac emulatorSega Genesis (also known as Sega Megadrive in some areas outside North America) was released In the year, 1989, and was in competition with Nintendo who is monopolizing the home video game industry at that time. Also, during this year, the Sega Corp is known for the hit games that they have in arcades such as the Golden Axe and After Burner. Because of this, the Sega Genesis has a promise that they will not just bring these games in game console but also make it arcade-like in appearance.

However, it only found its popularity only in the year 1991 when they released Sonic the Hedgehog. It did not just served as the company’s mascot but also a game, favored by almost all users, because of its graphics, sound, and animation that comes in great speed.

This one of the best Sega Genesis emulatorsfor Mac was originally created by James Ponder and was later ported by Richard Bannister to the Mac system. It is the most popular emulator but was later replaced by Genesis Plus. It runs for Mac OS 10.4 and under universal binary. It has two modes, speed and accuracy modes that make it usable for even slower machines. Just like any other Richard Bannister emulators, it can further enjoy added features with the help of an Emulator Enhancer.

Genesis Plus
It is another emulator for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive. It is originally created by Charles MacDonald and later brought to Mac OS X system by Richard Bannister. It is one of the best emulators of Sega Genesis in Mac and provides superb emulation for the platform. It runs on Mac OS 10.4 and is a universal binary. Like the Generator, it is also a creation of Bannister and needs an Emulator Enhancer for added features.

Though its production is now discontinued, the MacGens is an emulator of the Sega Genesis and Sega CD. However, it was not able to emulate the Sega 32x. It is a port for Gens to Mac OS X. It requires an X11 system to run on Mac OS X. Other than this, the MacGens is not able to work on other systems anymore.

Kega Fusion
It is another emulator for Sega Genesis for Intel Mac users who runs Mac OS C. It was created by Steve Snake. It also emulated the Sega CD or Mega-CD together with the Sega 32x add-ons, Sega Game Gear, Sega Pico, Sega Master System, SC-3000 and the SG-1000.

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Golden Axe
Gunstar Heroes
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Streets of Rage 2
Road Rash
Streets of Rage
Gunstar Heroes
Sonic the Hedgehog 3
Earthworm Jim
Mortal Kombat II
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
General Chaos
Shining Force
Contra Hard Corps
Comix Zone
Phantasy Star 4
The Lost Vikings
Sonic and Knuckles
Earthworm Jim
ECCO the Dolphin