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Rent A Hero No.1

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Rent A Hero No.1
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): Sega Dreamcast, Xbox
Peripherals supported:
Sega Dreamcast
Dreamcast VGA Box, Dreamcast Jump Pack, Visual Memory Unit
Genre: RPG































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥5,800 HDR-0074



Xbox
JP
¥5,800 R91-00001



Rent A Hero No.1 (レンタヒーロー No.1) is a Sega Dreamcast remake of Rent A Hero, a Sega Mega Drive action RPG. The game was later ported to the Xbox. No versions have ever left Japan, though a US release of the Xbox version was at one point scheduled to be published by AIA.

The engine for Spikeout: Digital Battle Online was utilized for this game.Media:DCM_JP 19991001 1999-30.pdf[1]Media:DCM JP 20000609 2000-20.pdf[2]

Magazine articles

Main article: Rent A Hero No.1/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

DCM JP 20000609 2000-20.pdfDCM JP 20000609 2000-20.pdf

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Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #72: "2000-20 (2000-06-09, 16)" (2000-05-26)

EGM US 168.pdf

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Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #168: "July 2003" (2003-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Dreamcast version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
77 №2000-19, p31Media:DCM_JP_20000602_2000-19.pdf[3]
80 №, p34Media:Dorimaga_20021011_JP.pdf[4]
75 №598, p31
Sega Dreamcast
77
Based on
3 reviews

Dreamcast, JP
RentAHeroNo1 DC JP Box Back.jpgNospine-small.pngRentAHeroNo1 DC JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
RentAHeroNo1 DC JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
RentAHeroNo1 DC JP Disc.jpg
Disc
RentAHeroNo1 DC JP Manual.pdf
Manual
RentAHeroNo1 DC JP Inlay.jpg
Inlay
RentAHeroNo1 DC JP RegCard.pdf
Reg Card
RentAHeroNo1 DC JP DreamPoints.pdf
Dream Points
RentAHeroNo1 DC JP Extra.pdf
Extra

Xbox version

Xbox, JP
RentAHeroNo1 Xbox JP Box.jpg
Cover

External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): Dreamcast

References

  1. File:DCM_JP 19991001 1999-30.pdf, page 52
  2. File:DCM JP 20000609 2000-20.pdf, page 58
  3. File:DCM_JP_20000602_2000-19.pdf, page 31
  4. File:Dorimaga_20021011_JP.pdf, page 34


Rent A Hero series of games
Rent A Hero (1991) | Rent A Hero No.1 (2000)
Rent A Hero related media
Music
Renta no Kyoku: Rent A Hero No.1 Original Soundtrack (2000) | Vermilion vs Rent A Hero Original Soundtrack (2009) | Rent A Hero Original Soundtrack (2014)
Book
Rent A Hero No.1 Kanzen Guide Book (2000) | Rent A Hero No.1 Perfect Guide (2000)