1. It’s remarkable how similar the Master System (or game gear) and Genesis versions can be similar; I guess it should be expected given their similar video capabilities. See, for instance, Phantasy Star I (Master System) vs. Phantasy Star II (Genesis).

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  3. mondayseptember171849 said :

    It’s remarkable how similar the Master System (or game gear) and Genesis versions can be similar; I guess it should be expected given their similar video capabilities. See, for instance, Phantasy Star I (Master System) vs. Phantasy Star II (Genesis).  

    Phantasy Star II came out at the beginning of the Genesis’s life. If you look at Ristar or Vectorman, the games looked great, and it’s because the programers knew how to squeeze every bit of power out of the system. But also, the Master System had a pretty decent chipset under the hood. If it hadn’t been for Nintendo’s anti-competitive practices in the 80s and 90s, the Master System could have been a real competitor.

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