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Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 09:37 AM Reply

It's a fucking MEGA DRIVE. That is what it was always meant to be called.

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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 09:44 AM Reply

Actually, I think I'll call it whatever I want.

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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 10:40 AM Reply

At 6/27/11 09:44 AM, SineRider wrote: Actually, I think I'll call it whatever I want.

Yup, I'll agree with this. Stop telling me what to do.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 10:58 AM Reply

I think it'd be awesome if the First chapter of the bible was called Mega Drive.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 11:01 AM Reply

I agree, but whatever. It's only called the Genesis in America because Sega couldn't secure the rights for the intended name; Mega Drive.

I think Sega Mega Drive has a better ring to it anyway.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 11:02 AM Reply

But it says Genesis right on the console. It wants to be called so.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 11:03 AM Reply

So what are we talking about again? The Genesis, god I love Genesis.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 11:17 AM Reply

Gotta love different console names for different regions. I know it as the Mega Drive and I always will, but seriously shut the fuck up. It's what ever the hell they want to call it.

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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 11:21 AM Reply

At 6/27/11 09:37 AM, SpiderTaco wrote: It's a fucking MEGA DRIVE. That is what it was always meant to be called.

No, its the genesis because thats what it was called in America. And we all know America knows best. And while I was growing up everyone in America called it Genesis. It says Sega Genesis on the freaking console not Sega Mega-drive. So I believe you're wrong unless you live in Japan.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 11:30 AM Reply

Dude, if you look at an American Mega Drive, its called a Genesis. Still, Mega Drive is so much fucking cooler.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 11:36 AM Reply

Gensis, gensis forever.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 11:38 AM Reply

Deal with it.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 11:55 AM Reply

It's genesis for life deal with it....


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 01:40 PM Reply

At 6/27/11 11:59 AM, Travis wrote: In the US it's Sega Genesis.

Go suck a mega drive.

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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 01:43 PM Reply

It's Genesis, no way I'm changing the name of my nostalgic gaming memories on that console.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 02:59 PM Reply

Mega-Drive sounds too technical. Genesis has a better ring to it.

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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 03:36 PM Reply

At 6/27/11 11:01 AM, Dean wrote: I agree, but whatever. It's only called the Genesis in America because Sega couldn't secure the rights for the intended name; Mega Drive.

I think Sega Mega Drive has a better ring to it anyway.

Yeah Mega Drive should be the only name for it.

And all SNES consoles should look like this:

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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 04:04 PM Reply

At 6/27/11 03:36 PM, levusbevus wrote: And all SNES consoles should look like this:

Agreed. The American one looks so freaking bland by comparison.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 05:10 PM Reply

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mega_Drive

"The console was released in North America in 1989 under the name Sega Genesis, since Sega was unable to secure legal rights to the Mega Drive name in that region."

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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 05:21 PM Reply

This guy is a little weird and pronounces some words oddly but he is is a perfectionist and explains the history of the Genesis/Mega Drive very well.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptbBpsiRl gk

Check it out, the very first part of the video explains the naming process.

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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 06:15 PM Reply

Fine. I'll call it one damned terrible console.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 06:27 PM Reply

At 6/27/11 06:15 PM, sweet21 wrote: Fine. I'll call it one damned terrible console.

How dare you.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 06:41 PM Reply

At 6/27/11 06:27 PM, Oolaph wrote: How dare you.

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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 07:33 PM Reply

At 6/27/11 02:59 PM, Blaze-Heatnix wrote: Mega-Drive sounds too technical. Genesis has a better ring to it.

Thank god I'm not the only one, I can't believe how many people think Mega Drive sounds better.

Sega Genesis or Sega Mega Drive...hmmmm.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 07:43 PM Reply

Why call it Sega Genesis. Why not just Sega...


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 07:59 PM Reply

At 6/27/11 07:43 PM, darkrchaos wrote: Why call it Sega Genesis. Why not just Sega...

Because Sega is the name of the company, not the system.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 08:11 PM Reply

At 6/27/11 07:59 PM, Oolaph wrote:
At 6/27/11 07:43 PM, darkrchaos wrote: Why call it Sega Genesis. Why not just Sega...
Because Sega is the name of the company, not the system.

So... If you tell someone "I use to have a Sega," I think they will know what you mean.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 08:35 PM Reply

Oh my god, you guys, it's called the Super Famicom. Jeez, learn it's proper name.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 08:37 PM Reply

At 6/27/11 11:17 AM, Simple wrote: It's what ever the hell they want to call it.

But they wanted to call it the the Mega Drive, and it would have been if not for copyright thing. Of course, it just HAD to be America that had the different name, so now most people think Genesis is the ''real'' name.

At 6/27/11 07:43 PM, darkrchaos wrote: Why call it Sega Genesis. Why not just Sega...

Boy, I sure do love playing games on my Microsoft, but I think I prefer my Sony.


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Response to Stop Calling It The 'genesis' Jun. 27th, 2011 @ 08:52 PM Reply

It stopped being Genesis to me after Peter Gabriel left and Phil Collins took over.


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