Sega Genesis / Mega Drive emulators

The Sega Mega Drive or (Sega Genesis as it was known in North America) is a 16-bit video game console released by Sega in Japan in 1990, North America and the rest of the world in 1991. The reason Sega named it the Genesis in North America only was because Sega was unable to secure legal rights to the Mega Drive name in that region. The Mega Drive or Genesis had two addons: a CD-ROM drive called Mega CD and a 32-bit extension called the Sega 32X. The Genesis or Mega Drive had these tech specs:
Genesis Specs:

  • CPU: Motorola 68000 at 7.61 MHz
    – 1 MByte (8 Mbit) ROM Area
    – 64 KByte RAM Area
  • Co-Processor: Z80 @ 4 MHz (Not Present in MK-1631)
    – Controls PSG (Programmable Sound Generator) & FM Chips
    – 8 KBytes of dedicated Sound Ram
  • Graphics:
    – 64 simultaneous colors of 512 color pallete.
    – Pixel resolution: 320 x 224
    – VDP (Video Display Processor)
    – 3 Planes: 2 scrolling playfields, 1 sprite plane
  • Sound:
    – PSG (TI 76489 chip)
    – FM chip (Yamaha YM 2612)
    – 6-channel stereo
    – 8 KBytes RAM
    – Signal/Noise Ratio: 14dB




Sega Genesis / Mega Drive Emulators

Gens
Genesis/Mega Drive emulator.
Kega Fusion
Sega SG1000, SC3000, Master System, Game Gear, Genesis/Megadrive, SegaCD/MegaCD and 32X emulator
Gens Plus!
Gens Plus! is a Sega Genesis / 32X / SegaCD / Master System / Game Gear emulator.
Gens Surreal
Sega Genesis/Mega Drive emulator.
AGES
Sega Genesis/Mega Drive emulator.
HazeMD
One of the lesser complete Sega Genesis/Mega Drive emulators.
RetroDrive
Older Sega Genesis/Mega Drive emulator.