Ariel the Little Mermaid

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Ariel the Little Mermaid
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear
Publisher: Sega
Sega Master System
Tec Toy
Developer:
Licensor: The Walt Disney Company
Genre: Action[1]

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
1041
Sega Mega Drive
EU
1041
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM 99.9599.95[6] 1041
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£34.9934.99[4][5] 1041
Sega Mega Drive
SE
(Rental)
Sega Mega Drive
AU
Sega Mega Drive
BR
043030
Sega Mega Drive
KR
GM93026JG
Sega Mega Drive
AS
Sega Game Gear
US
2411
Sega Game Gear
EU
2411
Sega Game Gear
UK
£29.9929.99[8][9] 2411
Sega Game Gear
BR
075260
Sega Master System
BR
R$36.99 026350




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Ariel the Little Mermaid is an action game for the Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System and Sega Game Gear based on the movie with the same name. The Master System version was exclusive to Brazil.

Production credits

Mega Drive version

  • Game Design: Barbara Michalec
Sega Credits
Disney Credit
  • Producer: Patrick Gilmore
  • Account Executive: Cathy G, Fortier
  • Programmers: Barbara Michaelec, Karl Robillard, Ron Thompson
  • Artists: Dana Christianson, Geoff Knoble, Tom Moon
  • Animation: John Roy
  • Manual by: Ruth Zultner Writing Services and Arcadian Design
Source: US manual

Magazine articles

Main article: Ariel the Little Mermaid/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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FI advert (1993)

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Mega Drive print advert in Mega Force (ES) #8: "Diciembre 1992" (1992-xx-xx)

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Mega Drive print advert in Mega Force (ES) #9: "Enero 1993" (199x-xx-xx)
also published in:

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Game Gear print advert in Mega Force (ES) #12: "Abril 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:

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Game Gear print advert in Micromanía (segunda época) (ES) #58: "Marzo 1993" (1993-0x-xx)
also published in:

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Mega Drive/Game Gear print advert in Ação Games (BR) #36: "Junho 1993" (1993-06-01)

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Consoles + (FR)
43
[13]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
46
[4]
Joypad (FR) PAL
69
[14]
Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK) PAL
61
[15]
Mega (UK) NTSC-U
44
[16]
Mega (UK)
44
[16]
MegaTech (UK) PAL
57
[17]
Player One (FR)
53
[18]
Power Play (DE)
40
[19]
Score (CZ)
35
[20]
Sega Power (UK)
18
[21]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
79
[22]
Sega Pro (UK)
79
[22]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
72
[23]
Sega Force (UK)
80
[24]
Sega Mega Drive
55
Based on
15 reviews
Mega Drive, US
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Cover
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Cart
Ariel MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
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Cart (alt)
Mega Drive, US (cardboard)
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Cover
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Cart
Mega Drive, EU
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Cover
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Cart
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PCB
Mega Drive, SE (rental)
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Cover
Mega Drive, AU
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Cover
Mega Drive, BR
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Cover
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Cart
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Manual
Mega Drive, KR
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Cover
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Cart
Mega Drive, Asia
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Cover

Master System version

Master System, BR
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Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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0 review

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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Consoles + (FR) PAL
45
[25]
Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK)
24
[26]
Joypad (FR)
73
[27]
Mega Byte (UK) PAL
61
[28]
Mean Machines Sega (UK)
43
[29]
Player One (FR)
65
[30]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
23
[31]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
71
[32]
Sega Zone (UK) PAL
65
[9]
Sega Force (UK) PAL
65
[8]
Sega Game Gear
54
Based on
10 reviews
Game Gear, US
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Cover
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Cart
Ariel gg us manual.pdf
Manual
Game Gear, EU
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Cover
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Cart
Game Gear, BR
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Cover
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Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 58e297df
MD5 4916ade6b213b1f56864239db56fef0d
SHA-1 201105569535b7c8f11bd97b93cbee884c7845c4
512kB 1992-10 Cartridge (US/EU)
Sega Master System
 ?
CRC32 f4b3a7bd
MD5 9efdf5a7123f5a52967199381e93759d
SHA-1 77a35c0b622786183d6703a5d7546728db44b68d
256kB Cartridge (BR)
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 97e3a18c
MD5 e786fb76fb3808a7b4906aa3ba9ff1a7
SHA-1 d2f1b95a6d0a2cacd93ed307a5a6576f954a7d56
256kB Cartridge (US/EU)

References

  1. File:AtLM GG EU Box Back.jpg
  2. GamePro, "September 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 30
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 GamesMaster, "January 1993" (UK; 1992-12-03), page 14
  4. 4.0 4.1 Computer & Video Games, "January 1993" (UK; 1992-12-15), page 86
  5. MegaTech, "December 1992" (UK; 1992-11-20), page 13
  6. 6.0 6.1 Sega Pro, "April 1993" (DE; 1993-03-26), page 54
  7. Sega Visions, "February/March 1993" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 100
  8. 8.0 8.1 Sega Force, "May 1993" (UK; 1993-04-01), page 34
  9. 9.0 9.1 Sega Zone, "March 1993" (UK; 1993-02-11), page 59
  10. Hobby Consolas, "Enero 1993" (ES; 199x-xx-xx), page 24
  11. Hobby Consolas, "Abril 1993" (ES; 1993-xx-xx), page 10
  12. Todo Sega, "Abril 1993" (ES; 1993-03-15), page 3
  13. Consoles +, "Février 1993" (FR; 1993-0x-xx), page 98
  14. Joypad, "Février 1993" (FR; 1993-xx-xx), page 106
  15. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "March 1993" (UK; 1993-xx-xx), page 40
  16. 16.0 16.1 Mega, "March 1993" (UK; 1993-02-18), page 56
  17. MegaTech, "January 1993" (UK; 1992-12-20), page 38
  18. Player One, "Décembre 1992" (FR; 1992-12-10), page 140
  19. Power Play, "3/93" (DE; 1993-02-10), page 104
  20. Score, "Červen 1994" (CZ; 1994-06-01), page 59
  21. Sega Power, "March 1993" (UK; 1993-02-04), page 31
  22. 22.0 22.1 Sega Pro, "March 1993" (UK; 1993-02-11), page 64
  23. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 64
  24. Sega Force, "January 1993" (UK; 1992-12-10), page 84
  25. Consoles +, "Avril 1993" (FR; 1993-0x-xx), page 123
  26. Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide, "" (UK; 1993-11-18), page 164
  27. Joypad, "Février 1993" (FR; 1993-xx-xx), page 113
  28. Mega Byte, "March 13, 1993" (UK; 1993-03-13), page 1
  29. Mean Machines Sega, "March 1993" (UK; 1993-02-28), page 68
  30. Player One, "Mai/Juin 1993" (FR; 1993-05-10), page 109
  31. Sega Power, "June 1993" (UK; 1993-05-06), page 48
  32. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 44


Games based on Disney animated films for Sega systems
Sega Mega Drive
Ariel the Little Mermaid (1992) | Disney's Aladdin (1993) | The Jungle Book (1994) | The Lion King (1994) | Pocahontas (1996) | Pinocchio (1996)
Sega Game Gear
Ariel the Little Mermaid (1992) | The Jungle Book (1994) | Disney's Aladdin (1994) | The Lion King (1994)
Sega Master System
The Jungle Book (1993) | Disney's Aladdin (1994) | The Lion King (1994) | Ariel the Little Mermaid (1996)
Sega Pico
Math Antics with Disney's 101 Dalmatians (1994) | Pocahontas Riverbend Adventures (1995) | The Lion King: Adventures at Pride Rock (1995) | Nurie Daisuki! Dumbo no Waku Waku Circus! (1997) | Peter Pan Neverland e Ikou! (1997) | Shirayukihime (1999) | Disney Princesses: Princess ni Naritai (2003) | Disney Princesses: Ariel (2004) | Disney Princesses: Suteki ni Lesson! Hiragana-Katakana (2004)
Sega Dreamcast
Disney's Dinosaur (2000)