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VR Troopers

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VR Troopers
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$? 1576
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£? 1576-50
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F 1576-50
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM ? 1576-50
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas 1576-50
Sega Mega Drive
BR
R$? 046950



Sega Game Gear
US
$? 2559
Sega Game Gear
UK
£? 2559-50
Sega Game Gear
FR
?F 2559-50
Sega Game Gear
DE
DM ? 2559-50
Sega Game Gear
ES
?Ptas 2559-50
Sega Game Gear
BR
R$? 077270



VR Troopers is a versus fighting game based on the TV show by Saban. It was released for the Sega Mega Drive and Sega Game Gear in 1995. A Sega 32X version was once planned, but cancelled.

Production credits

Mega Drive version

Developed in the U.K. for Sega of America by Syrox Developments Ltd.
  • Program Code: Rob Brooks, Dominic Wood
  • Program Graphics: Mark Knowles, Eric Bailey, Jock Green, Mickey Adams, Jim Studt
  • Graphics Support: Paolo Ulivi
  • Audio Compositions and Programming: Martin Walker
  • Original Design: Michael Latham, Syrox
Sega of America
  • Executive Producer: Michael Latham
  • Producers: Erik Wahlberg, Eric Quakenbush
  • Associate Producer: Bill Person
  • Marketing: John Garner, Bill Onderdonk
  • Licensing: Michaelene Cristini Risley
  • Lead Tester: Lance Nelson
  • Assistant Lead Testers: Steve Thompson, Scott Snyder, Stephen Perez
  • Testers: Mark Lerma, Don Carmichael, Donovan Soto, Fernando Valderrama, Duane Beadles, David Mefford, Sean Davin, Rich Krinock, Chris Johnson
  • With special thanks to: Joyce Takakura, Waterman Designs
Saban Interactive
  • Executive Producer: J. David Koch
  • Producer: Daniel E. Suarez
  • With special thanks to: Haim Saban and Peter Dang.

Game Gear version

Developed in the UK by Syrox Developments
  • Programming Team: Dominic Wood, Rob Brooks
  • Art Team: Mark Knowles, Eric Bailey, Jon Green, Mickey Adams, Jim Studt
  • Assistant: Paulo Ulivi
  • Music and Sound: Martin Walker
Sega of America
  • Executive Producer: Michael Latham
  • Producers: Erik Wahlberg, Eric Quakenbush
  • Associate Producer: Bill Person
  • Marketing: Lisa Best Wilson
  • Licensing: Michealene C Risley
  • Lead Tester: John Jansen
  • Assistant Leads: Heather Meigs, Jeff Sanders, Brendan Cahill, Joe Cecchin
  • Testers: Tony Lynch, Justin Acevedo, Amine Khoury, Steve Perez, Amy Albertson, Paulita Villatuya, Annette Dancel, Sean Davin, Lloyd Kinoshita, Arnold Feener, Victor Quimson, Jeff Hedges, Bine Arceo, Wesley Ng
  • Special Thanks: Joyce Takakura, Waterman Designs
Saban Interactive
  • Excutive Producer: J.David Koch
  • Producer: Daniel E. Suarez
  • Special Thanks: Haim Saban, Peter Dang

Magazine articles

Main article: VR Troopers/Magazine articles.

Artwork

Promotional material

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Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
45 №40, p83[1]
Sega Mega Drive
45
Based on
1 review

Mega Drive, US
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Cover
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Cart
Mega Drive, EU
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Mega Drive, BR
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Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80 №48, p83[3]
30 №62, p105[4]
Sega Game Gear
55
Based on
2 reviews

Game Gear, US
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Cover
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Cart
Game Gear, EU
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Cover
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Cart
Game Gear, BR

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 File:MeanMachinesSega40UK.pdf, page 83
  2. File:HobbyConsolas ES 052.pdf, page 83
  3. File:MegaForce FR 48.pdf, page 59
  4. File:PlayerOne FR 062.pdf, page 105