Sega’s Master System Games Catalogue

The image above is the front cover to a European pack-in catalogue for Sega’s Master System and, in my opinion, it does a wonderful job of promoting the system. Thanks to the preservation work carried out by the SMS Power website, you can view this and the remainder of the 4-pager in high-resolution here.

How many of the games can you name from the boxart pictures included? I could confidently identify 10 which isn’t bad for a system that I have never owned!

The inside of the catalogue states that the system has “The Ultimate Challenge in Games!” but in the battle for 8-bit console supremacy, I think Sega truly had the ultimate challenge in facing Nintendo’s NES.

Hayden Yale

Child of the 80's. Born, raised and living in the Cheshire countryside, England.Lover of fan art, especially if it is based on my childhood heroes from Masters of the Universe, Thundercats, Transformers and TMNT. Penchant for almost anything retro, especially movies, games and art.

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