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Mega Drive or the SEGA Genesis as its known in the US, is one of SEGA's most successful consoles in the world. Launched in 1988, the console sold a million copies worldwide as well as its add-ons the Mega-CD and the 32X (which was considered a commercial failure).
1988–1996 (Japan/Asia); 2019 ( Mega Drive Mini)
Designer: Mitsushige Shiraiwa
Launched: October 29, 1988
The logo was introduced in 1988 a few months before the launch of the actual console. The logo was inspired by major automobile brands (like
Jeep and Kia).
1989–1999 (United States)
In North America, Mega Drive was renamed to Genesis due to the Mega Drive name being trademarked by a unrelated computer hardware company known as
The official name of the platform in North America was shortened to simply "Genesis", dropping the "
1993–1999 (box art)
This logo was used on spines of newer Genesis games and on the boxes of Genesis consoles shipped after 1993.
1990–1997 (Europe and Australia); 2019 ( SEGA Mega Drive Mini)
1990–2002; 2008–2011 (Brazil)