The Sega Genesis, known as Mega Drive in most regions outside North America, is a
16-bit video game console that was developed and sold by Sega Enterprises, Ltd. First released in Japan in 1988 and in North America in 1989, the Genesis is Sega's
third console and the successor to the Master System. The system supports a library of more than 900 games created both by Sega and a wide array of third-party
publishers and delivered on ROM cartridges.
Sonic the Hedgehog is a platform video game developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega for the Sega Genesis console. he game was first released in North America, Europe,
New Zealand and Australia in June 1991, and in Japan the following month.