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List of unreleased Mega Drive games

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Title Publisher Developer Planned release date State before cancellation ROMs dumped?
Air Drums Sega 1993
Akira THQ Black Pearl Software 1994 Mega Drive prototype discovered and released
Andromeda Mission Color Dreams 1991
Appare! Jitsugyouou! Sega Sega 1990
Aspect Warriors Electronic Arts Electronic Arts 1994-02
B-Bomb Sega Sega of America Early 1993
Baby Boom Sega Foley Hi-Tech[1]
Sega Mega Drive
1994/1995
Sega Mega-CD
1994-12[2]
Mega Drive prototypes discovered and released
Baby's Day Out Hi-Tech Expressions Designer Software Two prototypes dumped.
Barbie Vacation Adventure Hi-Tech Entertainment Software Creations 1994-11[3] Prototype dumped.
Battle Mission Renovation Products (US) Sega
Battle Smash Kaneko Kaneko
Battling Worlds 1990
Bean Ball Benny Nuvision Entertainment Nuvision Entertainment Prototype found, undumped
Beastball Spectrum HoloByte Millennium Interactive, Teque London 1993-12[4]; 1994-03 [5] Prototype dumped
Beat Force Sammy Sammy
Beethoven's 2nd: The Quest for Pups Hi-Tech Expressions Designer Software 1993
Beyond Zero Tolerance Technopop Mega Drive ROM released
Biker Mice from Mars Konami 1994
Bill's Tomato Game Psygnosis Tempest Software, Krisalis Software Summer 1994[6] Late Prototype dumped
Black Crypt Electronic Arts Raven Software 1992-05[7]
Bounty Hunter Sega 1993-12[8]
Breach Sammy Treco Summer 1992[9], 1992-08[10], 1993-02[11], 1993-06[12]
BreakThru!
Brett Hull Hockey Accolade Radical Entertainment 1993/1994; 1993-12 [5]; 1994-04[13]
Captain Dynamo Codemasters Codemasters 1994-10[14]
Carl's Crazy Carnival Origin Systems 1994-09 Early
Citadel Origin Systems 1994-09 Early
City Heroes Samsung 1993/1994 Late
Colorado Color Dreams Silmarils 1991
Congo: The Game Viacom New Media Visual Concepts Prototype dumped
Converse Hardcore Hoops Virgin Interactive Entertainment 1995-12[15], 1996
Cutiepoo DMA Design
Cybernauts: The Next Breed Accolade Accolade 1994-09[16], 1994-10[17]
Dando Treco Aicom 1990/1991
Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat Tradewest The Leland Corporation 1993-02[11], 1993-06[12] Late Reproduction dumped
Davis Cup II Tengen? Virgin? Loriciel Two prototypes dumped
Death & Destruction Origin Systems 1994-10 Early
Deep Scanner Sammy Sammy
Demon Dinosaurs Codemasters Codemasters 1994-10, Early 1995
Devil Buster SIMS 1993-07
Die Hard Trilogy
Dominus Asciiware Visual Concepts 1994-Q1[18] Prototype dumped
Dr. Franken
Sega Mega Drive
Codemasters
Sega Game Gear
Elite Systems
Motivetime
Sega Game Gear
Rage Software
1993-12 [5]
Dragon's Lair: The Adventure Continues Bluth Group, Motivetime, Elite Systems, Eden Entertainment Software, Taito 1994[19] Prototype dumped
Dungeon Master II: Skullkeep
DynoBlaze Virgin Interactive Entertainment Bonsai Entertainment 1995-12 Early prototype dumped
Earl Weaver Baseball Electronic Arts Mirage Graphics 1991/1992
Elite (Mega Drive) Sony Electronic Publishing Hybrid Technology 1994-11[20] Tech demo released
Endorfun Time Warner Interactive 1995-11[15], early 1996
Falcon (Mega Drive) Spectrum HoloByte 1990
Fido Dido Kaneko Teeny Weeny Games, Krisalis Software 1993-11[21], 1994-04[22] Late Prototype dumped
Fire & Ice Virgin Games Graftgold Creative Software 1994-01[23]
Firearm Malibu Interactive 1994/1995
Fireteam Rogue Accolade Accolade 1994-09[24], 1994-10[3], 1994-11[25], 1995-02, 1995-03
Flash Point Sega Sega Late Extracted from Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol.28: Tetris Collection
Frog Dude Twilight Prototype ROM released
Gauntlet
Gensou Senki Kokou no Ryuu: Crying Dragon Treco[26] 1991/1992 Mega Drive prototype discovered and released
Globdule Psygnosis Ex Animo Autumn 1994[6]
Guardian Angels Safety Patrol Nuvision Entertainment
Hard Yardage Activision 1990-06
Hardcore Psygnosis Digital Illusions 1994-11 Late
Hellraiser Color Dreams 1991
Home Improvement Absolute Entertainment 1993, 1994-09[16], 1994-12[27]
Hydlide Special
Impossible Mission 2025: The Special Edition MicroProse MicroProse 1993-11[28], 1994-05[29]
Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures U.S. Gold Factor 5, LucasArts 1995-06[30][31], 1995-08[32], 1995-10[33], 1995-11[34], 1996-11[35] Late Prototype found, undumped
Interplanetary Lizards of the Texas Plains Tengen Alexandria Spring 1994[6] Prototype found, undumped
It Came from the Desert Electronic Arts Cinemaware 1992 Late Prototype ROM released
Jack Nicklaus Golf '95 Accolade Accolade 1995
Jelly Boy Ocean Software Electronic Arts, Probe Software 1995-04[36] Late Prototype dumped
Jesse "The Body" Ventura Wrestling Superstars DreamWorks Human 1991-07[37], 1992-05[9]
Jester Sega Sega Technical Institute 1994-04[38]
Jim Lee's Wild C.A.T.S: Covert Action Teams Playmates Interactive Entertainment Beam Software 1995
Jim Power: The Arcade Game Loriciel Loriciel 1993-11[39], 1994-04[22], Spring 1994[6] Prototype improperly dumped
Kabuki Kaneko Taito 1992
Kartoon Kombat Technos 1994-10[3]
Keeper of the Gates Sega RazorSoft 1992-11[40], 1993-03[11]
Kye's Quest Sega Sega? 1991, 1992
Land Buster Seismic 1990/1991
Litil Divil Gremlin Interactive Gremlin Interactive 1994-11
Lobo Ocean Software 1996-10[41] Prototype dumped
Macress Seismic 1990/1991
Madness: House of Fun Gremlin Graphics 1994-06[42]
Mario Lemieux II Hockey Autumn 1994[43][44]
Matrix Prime Accolade 1994
Mega Bomberman: Special 8 Player Demo Factor 5 1994 Prototype dumped
Metal Lancer Sega
Michael Jordan: Chaos in the Windy City Electronic Arts Electronic Arts
Sega Mega Drive
1994-11[45][46]
Sega Game Gear
Q3 1995[47]
Mickey Mania 2 Traveller's Tales
Might and Magic III: Isles of Terra FCI New World Computing 1992-05[7], 1993-02[11], 1994-11[45] Prototype dumped
Miina in Wonderland Micronet 1994 Late
Mission: Impossible Ocean Software 1996
Monster Hunter Sega Sega 1993-12, 1994-01[48]
Monster Truck Wars
Moon Dancer: Youseiou no Kikan Sega Sega 1990
Motor Mania Millennium Interactive 1994
Mr. Magoo Millennium Interactive 1994
Mr. Nutz: Hoppin' Mad Ocean Software Neon Software 1995-04[49], 1995-05[50] Source code leaked, later compiled by fans
Mr. Tuff Autumn 1994;[51] 1995
Mutant League Basketball Electronic Arts
Mutant Speed Demons New Wave Graphics 1993
Ninja Gaiden (Mega Drive) Sega Sega 1992-12-24[52] Prototype dumped (badly)
Nitro Wrecks 1995-02
Omega Fighter UPL 1989/1990
Operation: Aliens THQ 1993/1994
Oscar Flair Software 1994?
Pac-In-Time Namco Kalisto Entertainment
Sega Mega Drive
1995-10[15]
Sega Game Gear
1995
Payne Stewart Pro Golf Time Warner Interactive 1994-11[46], Spring 1995[53], 1996-01[54]
Peaky Blinder Storm 1994
Pinky Tengen Data Design Systems 1994-08
Pit-Fighter II Tengen Polygames 1993-10[55]
Popeye the Sailor Man 1994
Power Drift Sega
Sega Mega Drive
1991
Sega Mega-CD
1992-04/1992-05[56]
Power Piggs of the Dark Age Titus 1996-09
Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame Psygnosis Brøderbund Software, Microïds 1996-08[57], 1996-11[58] Late Prototype dumped
Putty Squad Ocean Software System 3
Sega Mega Drive
Dynamic Interactive Computer Entertainment
1995-04[59], 1995-05[60] Late Mega Drive prototype dumped
RPG Densetsu Hepoi (Mega-CD) Sega 199x
Ragnarok Autumn 1992[61]
Railroad Tycoon MicroProse MicroProse 1993
Ratchet and Bolt Sega Sega
Red Belt Activision
ResQ Psygnosis Tempest Software, Krisalis Autumn 1994[62] Late Prototype dumped
Road Busters Nihon Telenet Nihon Telenet 1990-11
Road Riot 4WD Tengen Tengen Fall 1992[40], 1992-12[63], 1993-05[64]
SWAT Kats Traveller's Tales 199x
Scrabble Supervision 1994/1995 Prototype dumped
Sennou Game Teki Paki Toaplan Late
Sensible Golf Virgin Games Sensible Software Late 1994[65]
Shadow of the Beast III Psygnosis Reflections Interactive, Krisalis Software 1993, 1994-04[22]
Ship Technopop Source code found, compiled
Skull & Crossbones Tengen Tengen
Slam: Shaq vs. the Legends Electronic Arts High Score Productions, Tiburon Entertainment
Slicks Codemasters Codemasters 1994
Smaartvark Codemasters 1994-06
Socks the Cat Rocks the Hill Kaneko Kaneko 1993-11[8], 1994-04[22]
Sonic Crackers Sega Prototype dumped
Space Race Origin Systems Early
Speed Racer in The Challenge of Racer X Accolade Accolade 1993-12[8], 1994-03[6], 1994-04[66], 1994-07[20], 1994-09[67]
Spinny & Spike Sega Sega Technical Institute Early
Starblade (Color Dreams) Color Dreams Silmarils 1991
Steven Seagal is the Final Option TecMagik 1994-06[22]
Stone Protectors VIC Tokai Kemco, Eurocom 1994-11[45] Late Prototype dumped
Super Black Bass HOT-B 1992
Super Star Wars JVC LucasArts, Sega Interactive 1993 Mega Drive prototype dumped
Survival Arts Sammy Scarab 1995
Swamp Thing Nuvision Entertainment Microsmiths 1991-Q3 Prototype dumped (badly)
Tank Girl Ocean Software 1995
Targhan Color Dreams Silmarils 1991
Tecmo Cup Football Game Sega Tecmo
Sega Mega Drive
Sega
1993
TeleGenesis Baseball Sega Sega 1989, 1990
Tenkuu Retsuden Musashi Kaneko Kaneko 1992
The Chaos Engine 2 Renegade Software The Bitmap Brothers Early prototype released
The Excellent Dizzy Collection Codemasters Interactive Studios 1994-01
The Flintstones (Ocean)
The Godfather III U.S. Gold Delphine Software International 1992
The Itchy & Scratchy Game (Mega Drive) Acclaim Entertainment Bits Corporation 1994-07[68], 1994-08[69], 1994-10[46], 1995-04[70] Prototype dumped
The Mask THQ Q4 1995[47]
The New Breed Accolade Accolade 1994-09[67], 1994-10[71]
The Shadow Ocean Software 1994-11[45], 1995
The Third World War
Theme Hospital Bullfrog Productions 1995, mid-1996
Time Trax Black Pearl Software Malibu Interactive 1993-11[72], 1994-01[73], 1994-04[22] Prototype dumped
Total Carnage Malibu Games, THQ Midway Manufacturing, Malibu Games 1994-04[22], Q2 1995[47]
Unnecessary Roughness Accolade Accolade 1993-12[74]
Vette! Spectrum Holobyte Sphere
WCW Super Brawl Wrestling FCI 1993, 1994-10[3]
Wacky Races (Mega Drive) Virgin Games Eden Entertainment Software Prototype dumped
Walker Psygnosis DMA Design Summer 1994[6]
Waterworld Ocean Software Ocean Software
Sega Mega Drive
Data Design Interactive
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Sega Mega Drive
1995-09[75], 1996-01[76], 1996-02[15]
Sega Saturn
1995-12[15], 1996-01[76], 1996-06-28[77], 1996-07-18[78], 1996-10[79], 1996-11[58] || || Mega Drive prototype dumped
Whizz Psygnosis, Titus Reflections Interactive[80], Flair Software Autumn 1994[62], 1995, 1996
WildSnake Spectrum HoloByte Leadfilm, Bullet-Proof Software Prototypes dumped
Wimbledon II
Wing Commander
Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi Electronic Arts Origin Systems 1994/1995
Wolfenstein 3D id Software, Imagineer 1994-09[67][16], 1995
World League Soccer (Mega Drive) Codemasters Codemasters 1994-07
World of Trolls Millennium Interactive 1994
X-Women: The Sinister Virus Sega Clockwork Tortoise 1996-11[81], 1996-12[41], 1997-01[82][83]
Xybots Tengen Tengen 1990-06
Zeewolf Binary Asylum 1995
Zombie High Electronic Arts Electronic Arts 1993-02[11] Prototype dumped

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