Battle Monsters

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Battle Monsters
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment (US/EU), Naxat Soft (JP)
Developer:
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (1 track)
Peripherals supported: Saturn 6 Player Adaptor
Genre: Fighting Action/Kakutou Action (格闘アクション)[1], Action[2]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,8005,800 T-18701G
Sega Rating: 18 and Up
Sega Saturn
US
T-8137H
ESRB: Teen
Sega Saturn
EU
T-8137H-50
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Saturn
DE
T-8137H-50
USK: 12
Sega Saturn
PL
199zł199
Sega Saturn
AU
OFLC: MA15

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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 credits[3]

Magazine articles

Main article: Battle Monsters/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Next Generation (US) #22: "October 1996" (1996-09-17)
also published in:

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
35
[5]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
63
[6]
Gambler (PL)
54
[7]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
30
[8]
Games World: The Magazine (UK) NTSC-J
76
[9]
Joypad (FR) NTSC-J
33
[10]
MAN!AC (DE) NTSC-J
24
[11]
MAN!AC (DE) PAL
24
[12]
Mega Fun (DE) PAL
32
[13]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) NTSC-J
60
[14]
Sega Pro (UK) NTSC-J
63
[15]
Świat Gier Komputerowych (PL)
70
[16]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
71
[17]
Total Saturn (UK) PAL
70
[18]
Total Saturn (UK) PAL
90
[19]
Ultimate Future Games (UK) NTSC-J
51
[20]
Ultimate Gamer (US) NTSC-J
50
[21]
Sega Saturn
53
Based on
17 reviews
Saturn, JP
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Cover
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Spinecard
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Disc
Saturn, US
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Cover
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Disc
Battlemonsters sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, EU
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Cover
Saturn, FR (Blister pack)
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Cover
Saturn, AU

Saturn, PL (Lanser)
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Cover

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)


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

References