Al Nilsen

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Al Nilsen
Company(ies): Sega of America
Role(s): Marketing

Al Nilsen (Alfred Nilsen) was the Director of Marketing at Sega of America from 1989 to 1993. He is seen in a 1990 episode of PBS' Computer Chronicles and is mentioned in a few magazines during the development of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Sonic the Hedgehog CD and is responsible for the "Genesis Does What Nintendon’t," "Sonic 2sday", and "Welcome to the Next Level" campaigns.

Production history

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Mega Drive Version) (1992) — Development Support [NOTE: Uncredited in-game]
  • Sonic CD (1993) — Development Support [NOTE: Uncredited in-game]
  • Phantom 2040 (Mega Drive and SNES Versions) (1995) — Special Thanks to


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