Sega Master System / Mark III / Game Gear
This page lists Master System games that make use of the Pause button in a way other than for simply pausing the game. It is divided broadly by the way the pause button is used.
These games use the Pause button to allow you to select items and/or see some additional information.
These games use the Pause button primarily for pausing, but it can also serve other purposes:
These games do nothing when you press Pause.
Games that feature behavior not described above, or that are otherwise unusual.