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Putty Squad

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Putty Squad
Publisher: Ocean Software
Developer: System 3
Sega Mega Drive
Dynamic Interactive Computer Entertainment
Planned release date: 1995-04[1], 1995-05Media:NewReleasesCatalogueApril-May1995AU.pdf[2]
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Genre: Action
Number of players: 1
Status of prototype(s): Mega Drive prototype dumped
ROM size: 1MB (prototype)

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Putty Squad is an unreleased Sega Mega Drive game developed by System 3 and set to be published by Ocean Software in May 1995. Putty Squad is a sequel to Putty, released for the Amiga and SNES in 1992 and 1993, respectively.

Putty Squad was extremely close to completion before being cancelled, with the Mega Drive version being reviewed by several magazines of the day (and priced at £44.95 in the UK[1]). In the end, only the SNES version of the game was released - planned Amiga (of which the Mega Drive version was apparently based on) and DOS ports were also cancelled late in development.

A working prototype of the Mega Drive version was found and dumped in October 2015.

Magazine articles

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
82 №12, p79
55 №21, p66[3]
90 №16, p46-48[4]
90 №32, p78-80[1]
57 =№23, p28[5]
82 №68, p54/55/56
89 №46, p79
Sega Mega Drive
78
Based on
7 reviews

Main article: Putty Squad/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
Mean Machines Sega (UK) #33: "July 1995" (1995-05-27)
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ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1MB Download.svg (448 kB) i
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 File:MeanMachinesSega32UK.pdf, page 78
  2. File:NewReleasesCatalogueApril-May1995AU.pdf, page 36
  3. File:Hyper AU 021.pdf, page 66
  4. File:MegaConsole IT 16.pdf, page 46
  5. File:SegaMagazin DE 23.pdf, page 28