Black Hole Assault

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Black Hole Assault
System(s): Sega Mega-CD
Publisher: Bignet USA (US), Sega (Europe), Micronet (Japan)
Developer:
Peripherals supported: CD BackUp RAM Cart
Genre: Action[1]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega-CD
JP
¥6,8006,800 T-22024
Sega Mega-CD
US
$49.9949.99[2] PN-6400
Sega Mega-CD
EU
4405
Sega Mega-CD
DE
DM 119.95119.95[7] 4405
Sega Mega-CD
FR
4405
Sega Mega-CD
UK
£39.9939.99[4][5] 4405

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Black Hole Assault or Blackhole Assault (ブラックホールアサルト) is a 2D fighting game developed by Micronet for the Sega Mega-CD.

Production credits

  • Director: Shaka
  • Programming: Azy, Foma, Skeleton
  • Design: Nao, Nishii, Man Chan, You
  • Music: Studio River Kids, Fandango Co., Ltd., Shaka
  • Voices: Terry McGovern, Peter Scott, Penny Jacob, Francine Scott, Mike Babbit, Jeff Ray, Robin Yeager
  • Sound Design: Peter Scott, /Soundcat
  • Engineered and Mixed: Robin Yeager
  • Digitally Mastered: Soundcat on the Waveframe, 1000 Daws
  • Sound Produced: Tacey Miller
  • U.S. Script Adaptation: Stew Perkins, Tacey Miller
  • Special Thanks: Bignet Staff, Kaoru Ogi, Tatsurou Toshirou, Page-Boy, Tetsuo Togane, T.Matsunaga, Fujita Hiroyuki, SNM
  • Producer: Marakami Akihiko
1992 Micronet
Source: In-game credits

Magazine articles

Main article: Black Hole Assault/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #41: "December 1992" (1992-xx-xx)

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Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1992-10: "October 1992" (1992-09-08)

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Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1992-11: "November 1992" (1992-10-08)

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Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1992-12: "December 1992" (1992-11-07)

Physical scans

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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Beep! MegaDrive (JP) NTSC-J
63
[8]
Consoles + (FR)
46
[9]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
75
[10]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
65
[11]
Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK)
59
[12]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
50
[13]
GameFan (US)
78
[14]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
83
[2]
Hippon Super (JP) NTSC-J
70
[15]
Joypad (FR)
47
[16]
Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK) NTSC-J
59
[17]
Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK) PAL
59
[18]
Mega (UK) NTSC-J
14
[19]
MegaTech (UK) NTSC
61
[20]
Marukatsu Mega Drive (JP) NTSC-J
71
[21]
Player One (FR)
10
[22]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
58
[23]
Sega Pro (UK) NTSC-J
89
[24]
Sega Pro (UK) NTSC-J
65
[25]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
64
[26]
Sega Mega-CD
59
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20 reviews
Mega-CD, JP
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Cover
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Spinecard
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Disc
Blackholeassault mcd jp manual.pdf
Manual
Mega-CD, US
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Cover
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Disc
Blackholeassault mcd us manual.pdf
Manual
Mega-CD, EU
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Cover
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Disc
BlackHoleMegaCDEUManual.PDF
Manual
Mega-CD, CZ
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Cover
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Disc

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega-CD
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
533,722,896 CD (EU) 4405
Sega Mega-CD
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
539,849,856 CD (JP) T-22024
Sega Mega-CD
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
534,080,400 CD (US) PN-6400
Sega Mega-CD
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1992-10-01 Page

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 https://sega.jp/fb/segahard/mcd/soft_licensee.html (Wayback Machine: 2019-06-10 17:56)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 GamePro, "December 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 66
  3. MegaTech, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-20), page 29
  4. Mega, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-18), page 26
  5. Sega Zone, "May 1993" (UK; 1993-04-08), page 54
  6. Select Round, "Septembre 1993" (FR; 1993-xx-xx), page 2
  7. 7.0 7.1 Video Games, "9/93" (DE; 1993-08-25), page 43
  8. Beep! MegaDrive, "November 1992" (JP; 1992-10-08), page 29
  9. Consoles +, "Novembre 1992" (FR; 1992-1x-xx), page 122
  10. Computer & Video Games, "July 1993" (UK; 1993-06-15), page 108
  11. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "December 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 34
  12. Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide, "" (UK; 1993-11-18), page 120
  13. Famitsu, "1992-10-30" (JP; 1992-10-16), page 1
  14. GameFan, "Volume 1, Issue 3: January 1993" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 11
  15. Hippon Super, "November 1992" (JP; 1992-10-03), page 46
  16. Joypad, "Octobre 1993" (FR; 1993-xx-xx), page 163
  17. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "January 1993" (UK; 199x-xx-xx), page 42
  18. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "May 1993" (UK; 1993-xx-xx), page 51
  19. Mega, "January 1993" (UK; 1992-12-17), page 58
  20. MegaTech, "February 1993" (UK; 1993-01-20), page 50
  21. Marukatsu Mega Drive, "November 1992" (JP; 1992-10-XX), page 109
  22. Player One, "Septembre 1993" (FR; 1993-08-xx), page 56
  23. Sega Power, "July 1993" (UK; 1993-06-03), page 52
  24. Sega Pro, "Christmas 1992" (UK; 1992-12-10), page 46
  25. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 74
  26. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 87
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