Izzy's Quest for the Olympic Rings

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Izzy's Quest for the Olympic Rings
Publisher: U.S. Gold
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Sound driver: GEMS
Genre: Action

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
$? T-79156
Sega Mega Drive
£? T-79156-50
Sega Mega Drive
?F T-79156-50
Sega Mega Drive
DM ? T-79156-50
Sega Mega Drive
?Ptas T-79156-50
Sega Mega Drive
$99.95Media:NewReleasesCatalogueApril-May1995AU.pdf[2] FIZZ00SMC

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Izzy's Quest for the Olympic Rings is a platform game developed by Alexandria and published by U.S. Gold for the SNES and Sega Mega Drive. It features Izzy, the mascot of the 1996 Summer Olympics, hosted in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Izzy has to collect the five olympic rings, which have been captured by various enemies across the world.

Magazine articles

Main article: Izzy's Quest for the Olympic Rings/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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<div style="width:Expression error: Unexpected < operator.px; padding-left:2px; padding-top:9px; padding-right:2px;">Print advert in
GamePro (US) #69: "April 1995" (1995-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

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Mega Drive, US
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Izzys Quest MD US Manual.pdf
Mega Drive, EU
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IQftOR MD EU Cart.jpg
Mega Drive, AU

Unreleased versions

Izzy's Quest for the Olympic Rings
Publisher: U.S. Gold
Planned release date:
Sega 32X
System(s): Sega 32X, Sega Game Gear

Sega Game Gear and Sega 32X versions were planned, but cancelled. In the US, the Game Gear version was set to be released around the same period as the Mega Drive port (in Q1 1995), with a price tag of $49.95 USD.

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 77b416e4
MD5 012e2512633c6c1b5ca8dcfbf0e878f7
SHA-1 0f05e0c333d6ee58a254ee420a70d6020488ac54
2MB 1995-03 Cartridge (US/EU)


  1. 1.0 1.1 File:GamePro US 068.pdf, page 149
  2. 2.0 2.1 File:NewReleasesCatalogueApril-May1995AU.pdf, page 33

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