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Fantastic Dizzy
Publisher: Codemasters
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$49.99[1] T-15002
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.99[2] T-120026-50
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F T-120026-50
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM 100[4] T-120026-50
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas T-120026-50



Sega Master System
UK
£29.99[5][6] MK-27074-50
Sega Master System
FR
?F MK-27074-50
Sega Master System
DE
DM ? MK-27074-50
Sega Master System
ES
?Ptas MK-27074-50



Sega Game Gear
US
$? ?
Sega Game Gear
UK
£27.99[7] T-20028-50
Sega Game Gear
FR
?F T-20028-50
Sega Game Gear
DE
DM ? T-20028-50
Sega Game Gear
ES
?Ptas T-20028-50



Fantastic Dizzy is a platform game developed by Codemasters, and was released as part of the firm's Dizzy series.

Fantastic Dizzy is the seventh "main" release in the Dizzy series, whose roots date back to 1987. The vast majority of Dizzy games missed Sega systems, however the sixth game, Dizzy Prince of the Yolkfolk, retitled Dizzy the Adventurer, was released as part of The Excellent Dizzy Collection for the Sega Game Gear.

Magazine articles

Main article: Fantastic Dizzy/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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GamePro (US) #54: "January 1994" (199x-xx-xx)
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Game Players (US) Vol. 9 No. 4 "April 1996" (1996-03-19)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #81: "April 1996" (1996-xx-xx)[8]
</div>
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Computer & Video Games (UK) #143: "October 1993" (1993-09-15)
</div>
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Computer & Video Games (UK) #144: "November 1993" (1993-10-15)
also published in:
  • Computer & Video Games (UK) #146: "January 1994" (1993-12-15)[9]
</div>
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Joypad (FR) #23: "Septembre 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Consoles + (FR) #23: "Septembre 1993" (1993-xx-xx)[10]
</div>
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Mega Force (FR) #21: "Octobre 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Consoles + (FR) #25: "Novembre 1993" (1993-xx-xx)[11]
</div>
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Play Time (DE) #10/93 (1993-09-08)
</div>
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Video Games (DE) #11/93 (1993-10-27)
</div>

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
78 №24, p132/133
80 №143, p41[12]
63 №54, p61[1]
64 №10, p70
75 №40
82 №24, p130/131
65 №2, p60[4]
52 №15, p34/35
80 №13, p48/49
87 №6, p13
59 №13, p64/65[13]
92 №35, p110/111
80 №47, p56/57
90 №24, p42/43
64 №4, p52-54[14]
90 №9, p11
Sega Mega Drive
75
Based on
16 reviews

Mega Drive, US
FantasticDizzy MD US Box.jpg
Cover
FantasticDizzy MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Fantastic Dizzy MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU
FantasticDizzy MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
FantasticDizzy MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Fantastic Dizzy MD EU Manual.pdf
Manual

Master System version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
87 №5, p26/27[15]
92 №24, p50/51
87 №7, p68/69[16]
86 №1, p45[17]
Sega Master System
88
Based on
4 reviews

Master System, EU (Type A)
FantasticDizzy SMS EU Box A.jpg
Cover
FantasticDizzy SMS EU Cart.jpg
Cart
FantasticDizzySMSEUManual.pdf
Manual
FantasticDizzySMSEUPosterBack.jpgFantasticDizzySMSEUPosterFront.jpg
Poster
Master System, EU (Type B)
FantasticDizzy SMS EU Box B.jpg
Cover
FantasticDizzy SMS EU Cart.jpg
Cart
FantasticDizzySMSEUManual.pdf
Manual
FantasticDizzySMSEUPosterBack.jpgFantasticDizzySMSEUPosterFront.jpg
Poster

Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
84 №25, p82
83 №4, p34/35[18]
92 №24, p72
Sega Game Gear
86
Based on
3 reviews

Game Gear, US
FantasticDizzy GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngFantasticDizzy GG US Box Front.jpg
Cover
Game Gear, EU
FantasticDizzy GG EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngFantasticDizzy GG EU cover.jpg
Cover
FantasticDizzy GG EU cart.jpg
Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 46447e7a
MD5 2b3655b2935c727ee6400721fb5b4451
SHA-1 b320174d3b43f30b477818a27b4da30462a52003
512kB 1991-03 Cartridge (US/EU)
Sega Mega Drive
 ?
CRC32 86b2a235
MD5 048e7bdefb046f83ea79950bc9f1d718
SHA-1 ddda3664e0e7e2999815cce50e3c02170a8fec52
512kB 1991-03 Cartridge (US/EU)

References