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Battle Monsters
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher:
Naxat Soft (JP) Acclaim (US/EU)
Developer:
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (1 track)
Peripherals supported: Saturn 6 Player Adaptor
Genre: Fighting































Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,800 T-18701G
Sega Saturn
US
$? T-8137H
Sega Saturn
UK
£? T-8137H-50
Sega Saturn
FR
?F T-8137H-50
Sega Saturn
DE
DM ? T-8137H-50
Sega Saturn
ES
?Ptas T-8137H-50
Sega Saturn
PL
?PLN ?
Sega Saturn
AU
$? ?




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Battle Monsters (バトルモンスターズ) is a versus fighting game released exclusively for the Sega Saturn in 1995. It was developed by Naxat Soft and is very similar to Mortal Kombat, in that it uses digitised fighters and has an emphasis on violence. The characters in this game are an array of monsters from hell. The working title for the game was Van Battle.

Production credits

  • Staff
    • Planner: Nobuhiko Ikeuchi
    • Programmer: Toshio Arai
    • Designers: Hiroyuki Suwahara, Noriko Fuzisawa, Masanao Kita, Takashi Noguchi, Yasunobu Fujii
    • Sound: Yoshio Nagashima
  • Cast
    • Makaryudo/Kuja/The Big Four: Wataru Yamada
    • Chili and Pepper: Koichi Chiba, Yuichi Aida
    • La•Fa: Doria
    • Kaf•Ka: Katsuhiko Senzaki
    • Naga: Leticia
    • Deathmask: Hisaya Yamazakaki
    • Albiole: Takashi Noguchi
    • H•H•Harn/Shion: Yoshinori Yamamoto
  • Special Thanks: Hisaya Yamazaki, Natsuhi Shibata, Hiroshi Kawasaki, Kenji Nishi
  • Supervisor: Norio Yamazaki
  • Exective Producer: Ryoichi Kado
  • Development by: Scarab
  • Produced by: Naxat Soft
Source: In-game creditsMedia:BattleMonsters_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf[1]


Magazine articles

Main article: Battle Monsters/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

NextGeneration US 22.pdfNextGeneration US 22.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Next Generation (US) #22: "October 1996" (1996-09-17)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #87: "October 1996" (1996-xx-xx)More...[2]

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
63 №338, p29
76 №15, p68
33 №44, p25 (international)
24
32 More...[3]
60 More...[4]
63 №48, p50/51
71 More...Media:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf[5]
51 №9, p86/87
50 No resultsMedia:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf[6]
Sega Saturn
52
Based on
10 reviews

Saturn, US
BattleMonsters Saturn US Box Back.jpgBattleMonsters Saturn US Box Front.jpg
Cover
BattleMonsters Sat US disc.jpg
Disc
Battlemonsters sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, EU
BattleMonsters Saturn EU Box.jpg
Cover
Saturn, JP
BattleMonsters Saturn JP Box Back.jpgBattleMonsters Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
BattleMonsters Saturn JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
BattleMonsters Saturn JP Disc.jpg
Disc

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
54,554,640 CD-ROM(EU) T-8137H-50 V1.000
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
54,020,736 1995-03-15 CD-ROM(JP) T-18701G V1.001
Sega Saturn
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
54,554,640 CD-ROM(US) T-8137H V1.000

Track list


1. [data track] ({{{time}}})


2. (Unknown) (01:41)
Running time: 1:41

References