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Johnny Bazookatone
Publisher: U.S. Gold, Soft Vision (JP)
Developer:
System(s): Sega Saturn
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (16 tracks)
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥6,800 T-7302G
Sega Saturn
US
$? T-7909H
Sega Saturn
UK
£39.99[1] T-7909H-50
Sega Saturn
FR
?F T-7909H-50
Sega Saturn
DE
DM ? T-7909H-50
Sega Saturn
ES
?Ptas T-7909H-50



Johnny Bazookatone, known as Johnny Bazooka (ジョニー・バズーカ) in Japan, is a side-scrolling platform game developed by Arc Developments and published by U.S. Gold and Soft Vision for the Sega Saturn (and other platforms) in 1996.

The game was notable for shipping with a music CD with tracks from the game.

Production credits

Source: In-game creditsMedia:JohnyBazzoka_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf[3]
An Arc Developments and U.S.Gold Production
  • Published by: U.S. Gold
  • Based on an Original Idea by: Craig Davison
  • Programming Team: Chibsy, Leigh Davies, Derrick Owens, Dan Thomas, Kieren Gracie, Adrian Smith, Mark Dow, Richard Underhill
  • Graphics Team: Paul Walker, David Percival, Darren Wakeman, Martin Povey, Carl Entwistle, Dan Cook, Attila Roth, Gaz Tonge, Pat Toner, Neil Pettitt
  • Design and Mapping: Patrick Toner, Rich Carless
  • Music and SFX: Andi McGinty
  • Music Production: Des Tong
  • Guitarist: Mike Hehir
  • Saxophonist: Chris (Snake) Davis
  • Test Team: Richard Hancock, Craig Jarvis, John Story, Adrian Bolton
  • Producer: Ken Lockley
  • Special Thanks: Geoff Brown, Byron Nilsson, N. Ishihara, James Farnhill

Magazine articles

Main article: Johnny Bazookatone/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

EGM US 081.pdf

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Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #81: "April 1996" (1996-xx-xx)
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  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #82: "May 1996" (1996-xx-xx)[4]













  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #84: "July 1996" (1996-xx-xx)[5]

MeanMachinesSega40UK.pdf

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Mean Machines Sega (UK) #40: "February 1996" (1995-12-xx)
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CDConsoles FR 13.pdf

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CD Consoles (FR) #13: "Janvier 1996" (199x-xx-xx)
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  • CD Consoles (FR) #15: "Mars 1996" (1996-xx-xx)[6]

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
76 №15, p66-68[7]
70
50 №385, p30
83
73
56 №41, p66
61
20 №4, p141
47 №41, p89[1]
95 №62, p58/59/60/61
85
64 №77, p44/45/46
90 №54, p46-48
53 №4, p74/75[8]
50 №1996-08, p229[9]
28 №, p15Media:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf[10]
40 №17, p76/77
Sega Saturn
61
Based on
17 reviews

Saturn, US
JohnnyBazookatone Saturn US Box Back.jpgJohnnyBazookatone Saturn US Box Front.jpg
Cover
JohnnyBazookatone Saturn US Disc.jpg
Disc
Johnnybazookatone sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, EU
JohnnyBazookatone Saturn EU Box.jpg
Cover
JohnnyBazookatone Saturn EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, JP
JohnnyBazookatone Saturn JP Box Back.jpgJohnnyBazookatone Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
JohnnyBazookatone Saturn JP Disc.jpg
Disc

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 File:MeanMachinesSega41UK.pdf, page 89
  2. 2.0 2.1 File:SSM UK 04.pdf, page 100
  3. File:JohnyBazzoka_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf
  4. File:EGM US 082.pdf, page 87
  5. File:EGM US 084.pdf, page 48
  6. File:CDConsoles FR 15.pdf, page 41
  7. File:CDConsoles FR 15.pdf, page 66
  8. File:SSM_UK_04.pdf, page 74
  9. File:SSM_JP_19960510_1996-08.pdf, page 231
  10. File:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf, page 17