Flashback: SEGA Genesis
We're all accustomed to today's powerful gaming systems, but we can't forget from where home consoles evolved.
In 1989, George H.W. Bush was the president, LL Cool J dropped his third album, "Walking with a Panther," Ken Griffey Jr. was still "The Kid." And SEGA released its 16-bit Genesis.
Bundled with Altered Beast, the Genesis hit
the shelves at the whopping price of $249. What
made the Genesis so hot wasn't its diesel 16-bit
engine but the fact that it was the first
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