RetroGen (accessory)

From Sega Retro

RetroGen Cart.jpg
Manufacturer: Retro-bit
Made for: Super NES
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
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The RetroGen is an accessory for the Super NES, allowing the console to play Sega Mega Drive games. The device was released in 2011 by Retro-bit, and likely has no backing from either Sega or Nintendo.

The RetroGen is less impressive than it sounds - it is effectively a Mega Drive console housed within a SNES game cartridge. It draws its power from the SNES and uses the SNES controllers for input, but requires its own separate A/V cables. The internals of the SNES are rarely used - everything is done from within the cartridge.

There is a region switch on the side.

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Physical scans

Mega Drive, US
RetroGen Box Front.jpg

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