Unlicensed Mega Drive clones

From Sega Retro

The Sega Mega Drive was a commonly cloned console during the 1990s, especially in smaller markets. There are potentially hundreds of different models, though few have been documented on the internet. This page covers some of the consoles that we know exist, but don't know much else about.

"16 Bit Game"

Dodgy looking Mega Drive clone from China, complete with crazy light gun.

16 Bit TV Game

Also from China, two clones by a company known as "Gap International Limited". One looks like a Mega Drive 2 in white, the other is completely new. Model numbers GA-16B1 and GA-16B2 respectively.

Genesis II

Mega Drive III

Sega Mega Drive clone with custom body shape

Micro Genius III

Similar to the above.

Sega Game VCD

This is the original or clone sold by New Game.

VD 44 RU.pdf


Super Play 16 (Gemini)

Found in Brazil.


Built-in games

Unlicensed Sega Mega Drive hardware
Clone consoles
Mega Drive | Mega Drive 2 | Genesis 3 | "Mini" models | "PlayStation" models | Others
Bespoke hardware
1990s AX-660 | AX-990 | EZcom | Game Dunk | HK-986 | KW-500 | KW-501 | Megavision | Modern Mate | New 16 Bit | SB-16C | Songa II | Star Drive DS 1603 | Super Alpha II | Super 16 Bit | TW-168
2000s C-11 | Dual Action | e-time Game Play | GN Twin | Mega Drive Extreme | Mega Drive III | Mega Drive V | Noritul FX-16 | RetroN 3
2010s 16 Bit Compact MD HDMI | Fei Hao HD Retro Game | Hamy SD | MD Compact | MegaRetroN HD | Minigen | Minigen HD | RetroN 5 | Super Retro Trio | Super Retro Trio Plus | 16 Bit Pocket MD | Mega Sg
2020s RetroN 3 HD
Clone console "families"
Magic Drive | Magistr Drive | Maniac Drive | Retro Genesis | Super Drive | "Young" series
HG-806 | Mega Drive Portable | Pocket MD | RetroGen