Populous for SEGA Genesis

SEGA Genesis

Strategy god game
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Populous

Online version of Populous for SEGA Genesis. Populous is a computer game developed by Bullfrog in 1989 and is regarded by many as being the seminal god game. In this game, the player adopts the role of a deity and assumes the responsibility to shepherd people by direction, manipulation, and divine intervention. The player has the ability to shape the landscape and grow their civilization with the overall aim of having it conquer an enemy force, which is led by an opposing deity...

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Released in
1989
Publisher
Electronic Arts, Inc.
Developer
Bullfrog Productions, Ltd.
Platforms
PC DOS, Amiga, Atari ST (1989), SNES, Genesis (1990), Sega Master System, TurboGrafx-16 (1991), Game Boy, Macintosh, Sharp X68000, Nintendo DS
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SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive

Online emulated version of Populous was originally developed for the Sega Genesis known as the Mega Drive outside North America. It was a 16-bit fourth-generation home video game console developed and sold by Sega. The Genesis is Sega's third console and the successor to the Master System. Sega released it as the Mega Drive in Japan in 1988, and later as the Genesis in North America in 1989. In 1990, it was distributed as the Mega Drive by Virgin Mastertronic in Europe.
Designed by an R&D team supervised by Hideki Sato and Masami Ishikawa, the Genesis was adapted from Sega's System 16 arcade board, centered on a Motorola 68000 processor as the CPU, a Zilog Z80 as a sound controller, and a video system supporting hardware sprites, tiles, and scrolling. It plays a library of more than 900 games created by Sega and a wide array of third-party publishers delivered on ROM-based cartridges. Several add-ons were released, including a Power Base Converter to play Master System games. It was released in several different versions, some created by third parties.

Contributing to its success were its library of arcade game ports, the popularity of Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog series, several popular sports franchises, and aggressive youth marketing that positioned it as the cool console for adolescents. 30.75 million first-party Genesis units were sold worldwide.

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online game added: 2020-10-14, by dj