SEGA Megadrive/Genesis Games on Windows 7 and 8, Windows XP and Vista
SEGA Megadrive/Genesis games
Games for the SEGA Megadrive/Genesis were available on cartridges, as this is a gaming console. These cartridges have been converted for PC to files with .SMD extension and can only be run with an emulator like the one mentioned below. There are several websites from where you can download these game files.
Though freely available, many of these games are still copyrighted. This means that you're officially allowed to play the game, only when you own the original.
A selection of the games you can find online:
Play those classic SEGA Megadrive/Genesis games!
To play those great SEGA games in Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista or XP, you need an emulator. This is a software program that emulates (imitates) the SEGA Megadrive/Genesis console on modern operating systems. One of the best emulators is: