The Megadrive was released in Japan in 1988. Once again the console didn’t sell too well in it’s native Japan againt the NEC PC Engine and Super Famicom. But it retailed well in America and Europe. By the end of its life, the Megadrive sold 40 million units (estimated).

Best emulator: Kega Fusion. Kega Fusion, also shortened as Fusion and initially named Kega II, is a multi-system emulator for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X developed by Steve Snake.