The Launch of the Sega Genesis (1989)

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Classic Gaming Quarterly : Get the ALL NEW Classic Gaming Quarterly t-shirt here:  http://www.cgquarterly.com/shirts/ This is a completely re-written and re-produced Genesis launch video that was made from scratch. The old one was delisted after the release of the Master System episode, and I made sure to have this one ready to go to take it's place. The SMS, GEN, and SAT videos now make for a nice contiguous trilogy, with the Dreamcast episode set to finish out the series next year.

Dominik Sobolewski : Shinobi 1 should have been a launch title. It would have pushed units.

OBE1plays : THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES DUDE!!!! PLAYED SUPER THUNDERBLADE SO MANY TIMES!!!!

iPlaySEGA!! : GREAT video with a lot of old footage! Thanks for sharing!

FSXNOOB - GᗩᗰᕮS & ᗰOᖇᕮ : Best gaming years ever, begin 90's and around 97 with PS1 :)

Jason Montell : nice... I'll be keeping my eyes out for your video on the launch of the sega cd..

TheDrunkMonkShow : Oh no you didn't just remake probably one of your best launch videos with updated information!! Your drive to continue to dig and unearth facts speaks volumes of your integrity. I mean at this point between you, Game Sack, The Gaming Historian and others yall are doing classic gaming more justice than the few print mediums we have left! :)

Paulo Lameiras : Great video and what an amazing gaming system! That said, Last Battle was much, much better than Altered Beast, in my opinion.

tolust : you are so dam talented its amazing. I love these series you produce. The style, editing, writing, voice-over, scanning, pictures, commercials (even), just amazes me. I wish you a million subs and to show you my support I'm going to order your  super cool t-shirts right now on amazon. you have a fan for life.

Allretroisfun : funny I just hooked my model 1 genesis an been playing all week

Peter Abreu : Everytime you upload a video, I stop what I'm doing, I grab some popcorn and watch it. Thanks for the great upload, now I'm looking forward for a video about the launch of the 32x or Sega cd.

daminmancejin : Altered Beast wasnt the worst game on the genesis who the fuck said that shit.

ArcadianGenesis : You're the best gaming historian on youtube. Keep up the good work!

sprdvx : I still think Genesis is the coolest name ever for any video game system.

ICYMI InCaseYouMissedIt : It's amazing how much info you put into these videos!! I learn something new every time!

Tremolo814 : I don't really play sport games but that baseball game looks fun! I might add it to the Genesis collection

GT6SuzukaTimeTrials : Born in 1984 with an Atari 2600 already in the house, and a NES thereafter. In 1990 or 1991, my dad got me the Genesis. Not sure why we didn't get a SNES instead, but I think for my age, the Genesis had better games. As an adult, I now prefer SNES, but Sonic was just too damn cool when I was 6 or 7. Can't wait for Sonic Mania.

Julio C : genesis had the best street fighter and mortal kombat versions.

Mac Canma : 1989 my b-day year :D

TheZelda360 : i was born the same year that the Sega Genesis came out

rockbass : Genesis: G.O.A.T.

scar 2k15 : imo this chanel should have more subs cuz of this amazing content

LuxeXx : A guy named Suzuki designed "Hang-On"? Makes sense...

Christopher Blair : Oooh you're spoiling me with this one. Great stuff.

Own the School Year Like a Hero : love your videos my dude. you never disappoint.

WAFLZNSYRUP : these launch videos are so good

RED SEA GAMING : I'm so proud that Sega actually had the courage to face Nintendo because without the Genesis and the fierce competition it had Nintendo would not have made their Super Nintendo.

Botza Brand : Excellent work as usual. I'm not 100% but I'm pretty sure the start screen for Super Thunder Blade is literally a low rez screen cap from Blue Thunder

Mr. TechnoSqueek : good stuff, I will never forget the sega commercials from childhood.

evil3drummer : Did Sega hire Peter Griffin to be their director of American marketing?

Erik S : your videos are so fun, informative, and professional so much so I could see them being on TV. Thanks and I look forward to seeing more videos in the future

Kizer W : still got mine! with NHL 93, 94 AND 96

Roman Reigns : Can you please do one of ps2 and original xbox

drunkgorilla : crap bro, good job dude. on par with Gaming Historian. good job.

boxerjoey39 : These launch games were ok. It was Sonic the Hedgehog that put the Genesis on the map!!:D

BattleOne : Say what? 2 videos in 6 days?? I feel spoiled!

August West : i was never a big "Altered Beast" fan, but the second that music started playing, I had a huge rush of awesome childhood nostalgia wash over me. The Sega Genesis just flat out kicked ass.

tuffasgong : What a dick @18:45 still shooting at you even though you crashed.

filip dudek : thanks for your hard work

Rodrigo Horta : Oh man, the nostalgia... and than BOOM! 8:29 You put an ad with Senna just for the tears. Oh, I miss those old Sundays.

James Cheng : Thanks for the nostalgic piece. Keep up the good work. By the way, why didn't you mention MUSHA? The best shooter of all time. Lol...

Garrett Wilson : Genesis did great in the US.. the Sega saturn was king in Japan over the genesis

Kevin Nunes : Very well done thank you.

LuxeXx : Whoa, Ayrton Senna.

pspboy7 : Loved Genesis! Probably my favorite console of all time! I miss the good ole days of gaming, invite all your friends over to play. Man...

Retro United : Love watching your stuff. Very informative and focuses on the facts. If you put all your console launch videos into one as a DVD...it'd be the best thing for someone new to retro gaming (or even familiar with it...I sure learned a few things) to watch before really sinking their teeth into the hobby.

Starting Life Again : I'm going to binge watch all of your videos over christmas. They are excellently well produced, and take me back to 90's!

Axel the Gamer : Please do a video about the launch of the Sega Dreamcast. I'm begging you! 😇👍🏻

streamline6666 : Man this launch videos take me back to another time every time, thanks a lot for making them.

Igor Souza Lima : I am from Brazil. Here, we have tectoy and this year they released sega mega drive this year again and a game, Winder Boy 3, Monica na terra dos monstros.