30 Years ago, in 1988, SEGA released the Megadrive home console in Japan. In 1989, the machine was released in the USA under the name Sega Genesis. To convince players that the 16-bit Megadrive / Genesis was better than the then-ageing Nintendo NES console, Sega created ads with a brilliant headline: "Genesis does what Nintendon't". "30 Years of Nintendon't" is a tribute to the Megadrive / Genesis console and this wonderful marketing campaign.

As a Sega evangelist, you'll have to convince players to leave their NES console and avoid the SNES because "Genesis does what Nintendon't". How much market share can you earn thanks to your knowledge of the Megadrive / Genesis games library?

A new game for your Megadrive / Genesis

This is an actual game for the Sega Megadrive / Genesis home console. This online emulated version may present issues (lag, sound glitch, etc.) compared to the original console.  If you enjoy the game, you can also:

Online emulation powered by the wonderful RetroArch (Genesis Plus GX core), and more specifically the HTML5 port done by ToadKing.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(2 total ratings)
AuthorDr. Ludos
Tagsblast-processing, genesis, Homebrew, megadrive, nintendont, Pixel Art, retrogaming, rom, sega, sonic


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30YearsOfNintendont.bin [Megadrive / Genesis ROM - play with any emulator] 512 kB


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I'm just reading your article about genesis development and I'd tried to play this game and I love it. It's very funny :D. 

I'm impresived how you have got to convert the voice audio in game. Its awesome.

And remember...Genesis does... :P

Hi, thanks for the kind word and I'm glad you like the game! :)

Regarding audio conversion, all credits must go the SGDK, the devkit I used: there is a audio driver that allow you to convert a standard .wav file to play it back on the Genesis, so it's quite easy to do on this machine thanks to this tool.

And yes, Genesis does.... ! ;)


here's what nintendo should've responded with "does what segcan't"

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is it ok if I can copy this game and put it on my profile with my other games ill still give you credit for making the Original game

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if yes i need the HTML5 file


Free tip for developer- What would have made this game ace is giving the game Dark Castle for someone playing Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde on NES!

Excellent recommendation :). Although I'm not sure which one could be defined as the "better" one!


Well, it's trading either Dr Jekyll or Lester The Unlickly for Dark Castle since I consider those games to be the NES, the SNES & Sega equivalent of Tommy Wiseau's the Room. ;-)


Hey Dr. Ludos can you put Xbox Controller Support Thank-You


Do that on your emulator


This trivia game is awesome to look Sega equivalents to Nintendo games because Genesis does what Nintendón't.

Thanks, I'm glad you enjoyed the game! :)


I like the game! Thanks for some joy for the MD birthday! 

Best marketshare 37% tho...

Woaw, thanks a lot for your support!

It's really motivating to keep doing game like this, thanks a lot! :)

I'm glad you enjoyed the game, and congrats on reaching 37%, that's quite a good score - but it's possible to go to 100% and make SEGA rule the world! ;)

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Fun little way to give a bit of thought to what Sega-alternatives you might recommend your Nintendo-gaming friends. If there's one suggestion I could give for a possible update, it might be nice to add in a slightly "better" ending/game over screen for players that manage to reach 100% market share. (That said, my current record is 177%.)

Hi, thanks for your feedback!

Woaw, 177% that's impressive! I think that's the current record. Even after loads of thorough testing, my current personal record is 145% (and I know every answer by heart!).

Thanks for your suggestion though - to be honest, I wasn't expecting many players to reach the 100% threshold, or get  over it!