Genesis Does. . .EFFING RULE!
10-part countdown of the console's most memorable titles!

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ATTN: BEFORE YOU READ THIS ARTICLE, IT IS PROBABLY A GOOD IDEA IF YOU READ THE LAST FOUR INSTALLMENTS FIRST. THAT BEING SAID, IT IS STILL A FREE COUNTRY AND I BELIEVE IN THE WHOLE WILL TO POWER CONCEPT AND WHATNOT, SO USE YOUR OWN MORALISTIC SCRUPLES TO DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT YOU SHOULD READ THE FOLLOWING PRECURSORY ARTICLES (HINT: YOU SHOULD.)

Part One:(#100 - #091)
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Part Two:(#090 - #081)
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Part Three:(#080 - #071)
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Part Four:(#070 - #061)
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VARIOUS MEMBERS OF STAFF AND FACULTY




1. Note that I call this a list of 100 of the Greatest Sega Genesis games of all time and not the list of THE 100 Greatest Sega Genesis games of all time. This is not a list that reflects an unbiased standing of the technically important or mechanically significant. It is simply a listing of the 100 Genesis games from my youth that provided me with the most entertainment. I REPEAT, THIS IS NOT A LISTING OF THE 100 BEST GENESIS GAMES OF ALL TIME. If that were the case, the totality of the order would be way off and assuredly, half of my ballot would be excised. In fact, in hindsight, a lot of games on this list, incontrovertibly, suck and a lot of really kick-ass games did not make the list. I am, simply, measuring the games by their sentimental, nostalgic worth to MY being. Your list is sure to differ.

2. As something of an addendum to the above, I only listed Genesis games that I played PRIOR to my middle school sojourns, which was circa 1997. By then, the machine was basically dead in the water anyway, so that means that I am NOT counting games that I discovered post the release of the movie Titanic. So anyway, before you start sending me hate mail about Chocodiles and Fruit Pies not making the list, that is because those items are actually delicious Hostess products and not actually Genesis titles. Just had to clarify.

3. Hey, 8 Year Old Me had some fickle tastes. If you think there are too many sports games on the list or not enough role playing games, I say build a time machine in your garage and take it up with my 1994 being when you get there. I am not revising history, no way, no how.

4. This list is only counting North American SEGA GENESIS titles and NOT the MEGA DRIVE releases in PAL regions. There is ONE exception on this list, so if you played a really kick ass game and you live in Stratford-Upon-Avon and you are wondering as to why it did not make the list, that is why.

5. What, do you expect some sort of offbeat non-sequitir here? Well too bad. I am not in a giving mood this evening, so please seek surreptitious chuckles elsewhere.