Originally Posted by musashi5150
for the Megadrive was having all the game data/code in fast ROM. No access times for loading and the ability to have lots of different sprites/backgrounds instantly accessible.
Well the downside is it was expensive and small
and there where no PD/Shareware/Homemade games released (okay some through backup utilities).
Because of the larger RAM of the Amiga there were more complex games at the time.