Perhaps you’re getting into the Genesis for the first time, or maybe you’ve come back to the fold after many years. You’re perhaps wondering which variation of the console to get, and whether or not the oldest version is the right one. Luckily for you, Sega-16 contributor Zebbe has you covered with his full report on the first model Genesis ever released. Praised by many as the original and the best, the old workhorse still gets plenty of love around these parts, so read on and find out if this is the one for you!
Many Faces of Genesis
We’ve all seen them on eBay and around the Web, and some have spent a pretty penny to own the Genesis CDX. Small, sleek, and downright sexy, for many it’s the ultimate way to play your 16-bit games. But is this something you should be tracking down and spending your hard-earned cash on? Read our full report and see if this is the console variation for you!
In 1994 JVC released a console that combined a Genesis and a Sega CD into a single unit. While it wasn’t successful due to overpricing, the X’Eye (Wondermega in Japan) is now being snapped up by collectors at every opportunity. Read all about it in the first installment of our series The Many Faces of Genesis.