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Golden Axe III, Megadrive/Genesis

The third Golden Axe game was initially only ever released in Japan, exclusively on the Megadrive in 1993. It wasn’t until two years later, in 1995, that it received a localised English language release in North America via the online-only Sega Channel.

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Golden Axe II, Megadrive/Genesis

Golden Axe II is a sequel to the classic Sega arcade game, Golden Axe, and was released exclusively on the Megadrive/Genesis* in 1991 in Japan and 1992 in North America and Europe.

*= It was eventually released as an arcade game using ‘Mega Play’ hardware, which is essentially a Megadrive/Genesis in an arcade cabinet, but the game was initially marketed as a ‘killer app’ on Sega‘s famous home console.

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Golden Axe, Megadrive/Genesis

This conversion of the classic Sega arcade game was first released on the Megadrive/Genesis in 1989 and is a reasonably accurate port of the famous hack and slash action game.

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Ghouls ‘N Ghosts, Sega Master System

The Sega Master System version of Capcom‘s classic arcade game, Ghouls ‘N Ghosts, was developed and published by Sega in 1989, and it is a cut-down version of the original and is also easier to play.

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Paperboy, Game Boy Color

The Game Boy Color version of Paperboy was converted by Digital Eclipse and published by Midway Games in 1999, and it is a playable, enjoyable version of the game.

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Paperboy, Megadrive/Genesis

The Megadrive/Genesis port of the classic Paperboy arcade game is probably the best conversion of the game available. Outside of the arcade original – or anything else that can emulate it perfectly – the Megadrive version comes a close second. Paperboy was first released for the Megadrive/Genesis by Tengen in 1991 and was ported by British company Motivetime Ltd.

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