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Will Harvey Presents The Immortal

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Will Harvey Presents The Immortal
Publisher: Electronic Arts (US/EU), Electronic Arts Victor (JP)
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Genre: RPG (JP box), Action (Sega of Japan master list)






























Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥9,800 EM20023
Sega Mega Drive
US
$59.95[1][2] 708001
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£44.99[3] E158SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F E158SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM ? E158SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas E158SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$? E158SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
BR
R$? ?



The Immortal is a 1990 dungeon-crawler RPG developed and published by Electronic Arts for the Apple IIGS. It was ported to several home computers and consoles, including the Sega Mega Drive (released 1991). It was released in 1993 in Japan, where it was called Wizard of the Immortal (ウィザード・オブ・イモータル).

Gameplay

You play as a wizard who must navigate through a series of labyrinths serving as a warzone between goblins and trolls while finding your mentor, who is trapped in a dungeon far below your own (even though he is seeking another pupil's aid). C opens a menu to switch between items; you must hold down the D-pad while pressing A to select.

Some items can be assigned to the A button to use while navigating the dungeon. If you run into an enemy (such as a goblin), you enter a battle screen with them, which appears to be fought by mashing buttons until you drain the enemy's health (their health is indicated by bars on the left side of the screen; your health on the right).

Production credits

Source: In-game credits (title screen roll)
  • Original Programming: Will Harvey
  • Original Art: Ian Gooding, Michael Marcantel
  • Genesis Programming: Kevin McGrath
  • Genesis Art: Connie Braat, Tom Collie, Gary Martin
  • Sound and Music: Rob Hubbard, Michael Bartlow

Promotional material

<div style="width:Expression error: Unexpected < operator.px; padding-left:2px; padding-top:9px; padding-right:2px;">Print advert in
GamePro (US) #29: "December 1991" (1991-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • GamePro (US) #31: "February 1992" (199x-xx-xx)[5]
</div>
<div style="width:Expression error: Unexpected < operator.px; padding-left:2px; padding-top:9px; padding-right:2px;">Print advert in
Gamers (DE) #1/92: "Februar/März 1992" (1992-xx-xx)
</div>

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
92 №28, p46/47[6]
90 №30
92 №2, p38/39
90 №8, p44-47
88 №3
89 №22, p156[7]
80 №5, p63
60 №18, p71
93 №1, p28-30[8]
90 №14, p66-68[9]
85 №15, p56/57[10]
69 №2/92, p92[11]
78 №2/92, p166
75 №27, p38/39
94 №1, p30-32[12]
83 №18, p66
78 №1/92, p26[14]
Sega Mega Drive
84
Based on
17 reviews

Mega Drive, US
Immortal MD US Box.jpg
Cover
Immortal MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
The Immortal MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
The Immortal MD US Clue Book.pdf
Clue Book
Mega Drive, EU
Immortal MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
Immortal MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Immortal MD EU Manual.jpg
Manual
Mega Drive, JP
Immortal md jp cover.jpg
Cover
WizardoftheImmortal MD JP CartTop.jpg
Immortal MD JP Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, AU

Mega Drive, BR
Immortal MD BR Box.jpg
Cover

References

  1. File:VG&CE US 36.pdf, page 68
  2. 2.0 2.1 File:GamePro US 028.pdf, page 51
  3. File:SegaPro UK 01.pdf, page 31
  4. File:SegaPro UK 01.pdf, page 9
  5. File:GamePro US 031.pdf, page 41
  6. File:GamePro US 028.pdf, page 50
  7. File:Joystick FR 022.pdf, page 156
  8. File:MegaTech UK 01.pdf, page 28
  9. File:MeanMachines UK 14.pdf, page 66
  10. File:PlayerOne FR 015.pdf, page 56
  11. File:PlayTime DE 1992-02.pdf, page 92
  12. File:SegaPro UK 01.pdf, page 30
  13. File:Supergame BR 10.pdf, page 46
  14. File:VideoGames DE 1992-01.pdf, page 26