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Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

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Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear
Publisher:
Sega Mega Drive
Sega Mega-CD
Sega Game Gear
Core Design (EU)
Sega Mega Drive
Virgin Games (US/JP)
Sega Mega-CD
Virgin Interactive Entertainment (US)
Sega Master System
Sega (EU)
Sega Game Gear
Tengen (US)
Developer:
Sound driver:
Sega Mega Drive
Krisalis sound driver
Genre: Action[1]






























Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥8,000 T-70063
Sega Mega Drive
US
$59.99[2] T-70156
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.99[3][4] T-115016-50
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F T-115016-50
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM ? T-115016-50
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas T-115016-50
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$? ?



Sega Master System
UK
£29.99[6][7] MK-29019-50
Sega Master System
FR
?F MK-29019-50
Sega Master System
DE
DM ? MK-29019-50
Sega Master System
ES
?Ptas MK-29019-50
Sega Master System
AU
$89.95[8] FCHU02SEC
Sega Master System
BR
R$? 028440



Sega Game Gear
US
$39.95 T-48148
Videogame Rating Council: GA
Sega Game Gear
EU
T-115018-50
Sega Game Gear
EU
(Classic)
115018-50
Sega Game Gear
UK
£27.99 T-115018-50
Sega Game Gear
BR
075450
Tectoy: Todas as Idades
Sega Mega-CD
US
$? T-70045
Sega Mega-CD
UK
£44.99[11][12] T-115025-50
Sega Mega-CD
FR
?F T-115025-50
Sega Mega-CD
DE
DM 119.95[14] T-115025-50
Sega Mega-CD
ES
?Ptas T-115025-50
Sega Mega-CD
BR
R$? 063150



Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck, called just Chuck Rock II (チャックロックII) in Japan, is the sequel to Chuck Rock and stars Chuck's six month old son who must rescue his kidnapped father. It was released for the Sega Mega Drive, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System, Amiga and Amiga CD32 between 1993 and 1994.

Gameplay

C is for jumping, B is for attacking with Chuck Jr.'s club and A is for standing on the club. Instead of carrying objects like his father, Chuck Jr. can move them by attacking with the club. Other changes and additions include mounts (small dinosaurs) and bonus stages.

History

It appears some code and graphics (such as small cubic rocks) were also used for Wonder Dog

Versions

The Sega Mega-CD version differs slightly from Sega Mega Drive version, not only by featuring animated cutscenes and redbook audio, but also by using the systems sprite scaling ability.

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck
English (US) Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck
Japanese チャックロックII Chuck Rock II

Production credits

Game Gear version

  • Producer: Jeremy Smith
  • Programmer: Ian Sabine
  • Design: Bob Churchill
  • Graphics: Richard Morton, Lee Pullen
  • Original Music and SFX: Martin Iveson
  • Music and SFX Converted by: Krisalis Software
  • Playtest: Barry Irvine, Tim Swann
  • Thanks to: Chris Long, Dan Scott and everyone else at Core Design

Magazine articles

Main article: Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Tengen GG US PrintAdvert 2.jpg

Game Gear US print advert

EGM US 050.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #50: "September 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:

MegaForce FR 21.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Mega Force (FR) #21: "Octobre 1993" (1993-10-08)

SegaMagazin DE 02.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Sega Magazin (DE) #2: "November/Dezember 1993" (1993-11-03)

MegaForce ES 17.pdfMegaForce ES 17.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Mega Force (ES) #17: "Septiembre 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:

Freak IL 16.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Freak (IL) #16 (1994-xx-xx)

EGM US 057.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #57: "April 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
also published in:

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
55 [21]
87 №23, p128-129
75 [22]
80 №11, p88
53 №289, p39
85
84 №14
79 №13, p52-53
85 №7, p18-19
94
86 №21, p52-54
82 [23]
90 №35, p72-75
84 №47, p60-61
71 №24, p52-53
87 №14, p10-11
Sega Mega Drive
80
Based on
16 reviews

Mega Drive, US
ChuckRock2 MD US Box.jpg
Cover
ChuckRockII MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Chuck Rock II MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU
ChuckRock2 MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
ChuckRockII MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, JP
ChuckRock2 MD JP Box.jpg
Cover
ChuckRock2 MD JP CartTop.jpg
ChuckRock2 MD JP Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, AU

Mega Drive, KR

Mega Drive, SE (Rental)

Mega-CD version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
75 [11]
68
91 №27, p90-91
73 №17, p28-29
86 №9, p48-49
82
86 №26
89 [24]
81 №38, p121
86 [25]
84 №52, p60-61
80 №30, p54-55
Sega Mega-CD
82
Based on
12 reviews

Mega-CD, US
ChuckRock2 MCD US Box Back.jpgChuckRock2 MCD US Box Front.jpg
Cover
ChuckRock2 MCD US Disc.jpg
Disc
Chuckrockii mcd us manual.pdf
Manual
ChuckRock2 MCD US RegCard.pdf
Reg Card
Mega-CD, EU
ChuckRock2 MCD EU Box Back.jpgChuckRock2 MCD EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
ChuckRockII MCD EU spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
ChuckRockII MCD EU Disc.jpg
Cart
Mega-CD, BR
ChuckRockII MCD BR Box Back.jpgNospine.pngChuckRockII MCD BR Box Front.jpg
Cover
Chuck Rock II MCD BR Manual.pdf
Manual

Master System version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
88
87
96 №36, p140
91 [26]
83 №47, p50-51
83 №26, p70
Sega Master System
88
Based on
6 reviews

Master System, EU
ChuckRock2 SMS EU Box.jpg
Cover
ChuckRockII SMS EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Master System, AU

Master System, BR
ChuckRockII SMS BR Box.jpg
Cover
ChuckRockII SMS BR Cart.jpg
Cart
Chuckrockii sms br manual.pdf
Manual

Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
83 №24, p164
70
68 [27]
92
92
84 [28]
79 [10]
85 №49, p82-83
78 №26, p51
87 №13, p40
Sega Game Gear
82
Based on
10 reviews

Game Gear, US
ChuckRock2 GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngChuckRock2 GG US Box Front.jpg
Cover
ChuckRockII GG US Cart.jpg
Cart
Game Gear, EU
ChuckRockII GG EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngChuckRock2 GG EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
ChuckRock2 GG EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Game Gear, EU (Classic Game Gear)
ChuckRockII GG EU classic back.jpgNospine.pngChuckRockII GG EU Box Front Classic.jpg
Cover
ChuckRock2 GG EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Game Gear, BR
ChuckRockII GG BR back.jpgNospine.pngChuckRockII GG BR Box.jpg
Cover
Chuckrockii gg br cart.jpg
Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 408b1cdb
MD5 a9e607aed6b743ee42f9f9d25a49c881
SHA-1 f5dc902a3d722842a4fb536644102de600e7dca3
1MB 1993-04 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 1ade9488
MD5 734cb71e8c88ef9c0560a233d2cbd19a
SHA-1 f57ed0e6201b706abd5e837d9043723a1b3b4de5
1MB 1993-04 Cartridge (EU)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 bfd24be8
MD5 079305b34fb76a2198d5841b7148ab39
SHA-1 e9217b089ade7f7b9566233e7bff66ba363ad6cb
1MB 1994-03 Cartridge (JP)
Sega Mega Drive
 ?
CRC32 d6a3b324
MD5 c4edd52da8f5bbde829008bfb6f9e272
SHA-1 12faedb14e8ce02461b3529cce81ac9d4e854110
1MB 1993-04 Page
Sega Mega-CD
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
471,458,400 CD (EU) T-115025-50
Sega Mega-CD
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
473,109,504 CD (US) T-70045
Sega Master System
 ?
CRC32 87783C04
MD5 AA5248DBF08F5EE7944DF679966B2D70
SHA-1 B966120D9EACEA683BC136C405C50A81763ECAB8
512kB Cartridge (BR)
Sega Master System
 ?
CRC32 C30E690A
MD5 AD6C6FFE26D93298AE56BDEA8EAFC879
SHA-1 46C326D7EB73B0393DE7FC40BF2EE094EBAB482D
512kB Cartridge (EU)
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 656708BF
MD5 8346EE6A9687FCAF3CA3714D55CE6E9F
SHA-1 8EE080538E87E0F39720C9254BB4A2D85F637967
256kB Cartridge (EU)
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 3FCC28C9
MD5 BB6558532D5EDA87C93D7FE8EB8EE24C
SHA-1 F6AA6A9A641B3A588A8091CF44E8B0A55EBBD613
256kB Cartridge (US)

References

  1. File:ChuckRockII GG EU Box Back.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 GamePro, "September 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 40
  3. 3.0 3.1 Mega, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-09-16), page 53
  4. Sega Power, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-09-02), page 61
  5. 5.0 5.1 Sega Power, "August 1993" (UK; 1993-07-01), page 19
  6. 6.0 6.1 Sega Master Force, "Autumn 1993" (UK; 1993-09-16), page 25
  7. Sega Power, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-09-02), page 50
  8. Megazone, "November 1993" (AU; 1993-11-03), page 31
  9. GamePro, "February 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 154
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Sega Master Force, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-14), page 37
  11. 11.0 11.1 Computer & Video Games, "March 1994" (UK; 1994-02-15), page 56
  12. Mega, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-20), page 29
  13. Mean Machines Sega, "February 1994" (UK; 1993-12-28), page 93
  14. Video Games, "9/93" (DE; 1993-08-25), page 43
  15. GamePro, "October 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 99
  16. Sega Visions, "December/January 1993/1994" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 119
  17. Hobby Consolas, "Septiembre 1993" (ES; 1993-xx-xx), page 2
  18. GamePro, "April 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 25
  19. Game Players, "Vol. 7 No. 5 May 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 23
  20. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "May 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 209
  21. Beep! MegaDrive, "July 1994" (JP; 1994-06-08), page 16 (18)
  22. GamePro, "September 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 38 (40)
  23. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-08-28), page 84-86 (87)
  24. Mean Machines Sega, "February 1994" (UK; 1993-12-28), page 92-94 (93)
  25. Sega Magazine, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-10), page 95-96 (95)
  26. Sega Master Force, "Autumn 1993" (UK; 1993-09-16), page 22-25 (22)
  27. GamePro, "February 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 152 (154)
  28. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-08-28), page 52 (55)


Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck
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