Sega's Mushroom Moment

On November 21st 1994 Sega released another add-on to their 16-bit Genesis console. With several companies like Commodore, 3DO, Philips, Atari and now Sony all having or about to have 32-Bit consoles out it was crucial for Sega to not be left behind. 

 

A cartridge based expansion system, the 32X worked with the MegaDrive / Genesis to expand it's power to keep the MD/Genesis lifespan active and healthy whilst Sega got their Saturn console ready. Gamers with a Sega-CD were also able to connect all 3 together for more gameplay options and offerings. Although it was a sales failure it did have some great games, especially it's arcade ports. It was however far too expensive at launch, had little support from Sega in Japan and looked like a Mushroom.

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RGG's Top 5 32X Must Play's

4 Fab Platform / Adventure Games

Knuckles: Chaotix

Star Wars Arcade

Virtua Fighter

Metal Head

Mortal Kombat II

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Tempo

Blackthorne

Pitfall

Spider-Man

4 Fab Driving / Racing & Sport Games

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Virtua Racing Deluxe

FIFA Soccer '96

B.C. Racers

Toughman Contest

4 Fab Miscellaneous & Other Games

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Night Trap 32X (CD)

Starfleet Academy

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Fahrenheit 32X (CD)

Corpse Killer 32X (CD)

RGG's Top 5 Hidden Gem Games

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4 Fab Beat Em Up's & Fighting Games

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Cosmic Carnage

WWF: Wrestlemania

Primal Rage

Brutal: Paws Of Fury

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4 Fab Shooters & Shoot Em Up Games

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After Burner II

T-Mek

Space Harrier II

Doom

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Kolibri

Zaxxon: Motherbase 2000

Darxide

WWF: Raw

Romance Of Kingdoms IV