The Flintstones (Taito)

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The Flintstones
Publisher: Taito
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
ROM size: 512KB
Genre: Action

Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
1993-11-19 ¥3,880 T-11173
Sega Mega Drive
1993-04Media:GamePro US 046.pdf[1] $? T-11116
Sega Mega Drive
1993-06Media:SegaForce UK 19.pdf[2] £39.99Media:SegaForce UK 19.pdf[2]Media:CVG UK 139.pdf[3] 1088-50
Sega Mega Drive
EU (Classic)
199x £? 1088-50
Sega Mega Drive
1993 $?  ?

The Flintstones (フリントストーン) is a 1993 platformer for the Sega Mega Drive by Taito made with the The Flintstones license. Wilma has lost some things and it's up to you, as Fred, to go find them.

A and C jump. B attacks enemies. To climb up ledges, stand near the ledge and jump, then hold the jump button to grab on, then hit Up while holding the jump button to climb.

Production credits

Source: In-game credits
  • Planner: T.Iwasaki, T.Kubota, T.Nakamura, S.Nishiyama
  • Programmer: SO, T.Ariga, Uni
  • Designer: T.Toriumi, K.Sato, Y.Kasai, J.Oda, M.Sahara, T.Kohno, M.Takahashi
  • Special Thanks: Hiraiwa Family, H.Kawano, T.Nishikawa, Suit.S, H.Kajita, Onijust

Magazine articles

Main article: The Flintstones (Taito)/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

PlayTime DE 1993-08.pdf

Print advert in

Play Time (DE) #8/93 (1993-07-07)
also published in:

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
73 №22
80 №139, p88/89Media:CVG UK 139.pdf[3]Media:CVG UK 139.pdf
73 №46, p60Media:GamePro US 046.pdf[1]Media:GamePro US 046.pdf
33 №7, p66
69 №11, p40/41
78 №9, p38/39
84 №1, p44
45 №18, p36/37
80 №9, p74-76Media:MeanMachinesSega09UK.pdf[5]Media:MeanMachinesSega09UK.pdf
80 №33, p66/67
59 №45, p70/71
79 №20, p46/47
75 №9, p32/33
87 №19, p26-29Media:SegaForce UK 19.pdf[6]Media:SegaForce UK 19.pdf
85 №1, p11
91 №12, p26/27
Sega Mega Drive
Based on
16 reviews

Mega Drive, US
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Mega Drive, EU
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Mega Drive, EU
(Classic Mega Drive)
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Mega Drive, JP
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Mega Drive, SE (Rental)


  1. 1.0 1.1 File:GamePro US 046.pdf, page 60
  2. 2.0 2.1 File:SegaForce UK 19.pdf, page 29
  3. 3.0 3.1 File:CVG UK 139.pdf, page 90
  4. File:SegaMagazin DE 01.pdf, page 67
  5. File:MeanMachinesSega09UK.pdf, page 74
  6. File:SegaForce UK 19.pdf, page 26