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Beauty and the Beast: Roar of the Beast

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Beauty and the Beast: Roar of the Beast
Publisher: Sunsoft
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Sound driver: Sound Images v1.5
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$49.99[1] T-15116



Beauty and the Beast: Roar of the Beast is a 1993 game by Sunsoft for the Sega Mega Drive released exclusively in the United States. It ties into Disney's Beauty and the Beast film.

Unusually Sunsoft simultaneously released two Beauty and the Beast games, this one was aimed at boys, whilst Beauty and the Beast: Belle's Quest was targeted towards girls.

Gameplay

You play as the Beast who must protect the rose that binds his existence from a plague of enchanted woodland creatures who invade his castle. A attacks, B jumps, and C roars (to stun enemies; you have a limited supply of roars).

Production credits

  • © 1993, Sunsoft of America
  • © 1993, The Walt Disney Company
  • Title: "Battle on the Tower"
    • Music & Lyrics: Alan Menken/Howard Ashman
    • ©1991 WDMC/WOND
    • All right reserved. Used by permission.
  • Title: "Beauty and the Beast"
    • Music & Lyrics: Alan Menken/Howard Ashman
    • ©1991 WDMC/WOND
    • All right reserved. Used by permission.

  • Inspired by: Rita Zimmerer
  • Concept by: David Siller
  • Produced by: Brian Ullrich
  • Directed by: Rene Boutin
  • Associate Producer: David Siller
  • Designed by: Brian Ullrich, John Pickford, David McLachlan, Rene Boutin, David Siller
  • Additional Design by: Dean Lester, Patrick Gilmore
  • Programmed by: Paul Marshall
  • Main Artists: David McLachlan, Martin Holland
  • Additional Artist: Lyndon Brooke, James Clarke, Paul Greenall, Denise Heywood, Steve Millership, Steve Thomas, Andy Wilson, Rene Boutin
  • Music Composition by: Tony Williams
  • Executive Producers: Richard Kay, Michael Webb
  • Executive Commitee: Mr. Maeda, Mr. Shimamoto, Mr. Yoshida
  • Thanks to: Mr. Kawai, Mr. Goto, Mr. Okumura, Mr. Takeuchi
  • Technical Service: Al Artus
  • Customer Service: Jamie Jorgensen, Julie Williams, Kaz Harman, Erin Berry, June Eckert
  • Game Manuals by: Alison Quirion
  • Marketing and Advertising by: Karen Shadley
  • Game Testers: Sam Patel, Darin Horgan, Steve Rizor, Mario Zavala, David Luszcz, Justin Siller, Dan MacArthur, Malcolm Daglish, Chun Wah Kong
  • Special Thanks to: Nanette Hyssong, Sherry Ross, Mark Luszcz, Toko Okano, Karen Lillie, Connie Perez, Geoff Gillis, Kenji Yoshioka, Tom Juarez
  • Very Special Thanks to: Shelley Miles, Cathy Fortier, Susan Fuller
  • Developed by: Software Creations
Source: In-game credits


"Battle on the Tower"Alan Menken,Howard Ashman"Beauty , the Beast"Alan Menken,Howard AshmanRita ZimmererDavid SillerBrian UllrichRene BoutinDavid SillerBrian Ullrich, John Pickford, David McLachlan, Rene Boutin, David SillerDean Lester, Patrick GilmorePaul MarshallDavid McLachlan, Martin Holl,Lyndon Brooke, James Clarke, Paul Greenall, Denise Heywood, Steve Millership, Steve Thomas, Andy Wilson, Rene BoutinTony WilliamsRichard Kay, Michael WebbMr. Maeda, Mr. Shimamoto, Mr. YoshidaMr. Kawai, Mr. Goto, Mr. Okumura, Mr. TakeuchiAl ArtusJamie Jorgensen, Julie Williams, Kaz Harman, Erin Berry, June EckertAlison QuirionKaren ShadleySam Patel, Darin Horgan, Steve Rizor, Mario Zavala, David Luszcz, Justin Siller, Dan MacArthur, Malcolm Daglish, Chun Wah KongNanette Hyssong, Sherry Ross, Mark Luszcz, Toko Okano, Karen Lillie, Connie Perez, Geoff Gillis, Kenji Yoshioka, Tom JuarezShelley Miles, Cathy Fortier, Susan FullerSoftware Creations

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Promotional material

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SegaVisions US 15.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Visions (US) #15: "October/November 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #52: "November 1993" (1993-xx-xx)[2]

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
75 №54, p52[1]
35 №19, p44
40 №26
50 №17, p68/69[3]
39 №54, p42
Sega Mega Drive
48
Based on
5 reviews

Mega Drive, US
RotB MD US Box.jpg
Cover
BatBRotB MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Roar Of The Beast MD US Manual.pdf
Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 13e7b519
MD5 a1ad9ddac033d6ea7d6ff1fe34aff627
SHA-1 e98c7b232e213a71f79563cf0617caf0b3699cbf
1MB 1993-09 Cartridge (US)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 File:GamePro US 054.pdf, page 56
  2. File:EGM US 052.pdf, page 321
  3. File:MeanMachinesSega17UK.pdf, page 68