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Blam! Machinehead
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Eidos Interactive (US), Core Design (EU), Virgin Interactive Entertainment (JP)
Developer:
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (10 tracks)
Genre: Shooting[1]

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,8005,800 T-7015G
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Saturn
US
T-7914H
ESRB: Kids to Adults
Sega Saturn
EU
T-11505H-50
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Saturn
DE
DM 9090[3] T-11505H-18
USK: 12
Sega Saturn
FR
T-11505H-09
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Saturn
UK
£44.9944.99[2] T-11505H-50
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Saturn
PL
199zł199
Sega Saturn
AU
FBLA16SSC
OFLC: MA15
Sega Saturn
BR
R$59.9759.97 192246
Tectoy: 13+

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Blam! Machinehead (ブラム!マシーンヘッド), known in the US as Machine Head, is an action shooting game developed by Core Design and published by Virgin Interactive for the Sega Saturn. The game was also released for DOS and PlayStation. A Sega 32X version of the game was once in development, but was cancelled. Development of the game was initially for the Mega CD as a sequel to Battlecorps before being moved to more powerful systems.

Gameplay

Blam! Machinehead is similar in design to Core's earlier Sega Mega-CD release, Battlecorps, with players driving a vehicle from a first person perspective, shooting at enemies and obstacles while trying to get to specified locations on the map.

Magazine articles

Main article: Blam! Machinehead/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Main article: Blam! Machinehead/Promotional material.

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
86
53 №441, p31
70 [4]
89 [5]
84 [6]
91 [7]
83 №84, p42/43
87 [8]
76 [9]
68 №92
Sega Saturn
79
Based on
10 reviews

Saturn, JP
BlamMachinehead Saturn JP Box Back.jpgBlamMachinehead Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
BlamMachinehead Saturn JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
BlamMachinehead Saturn JP Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, US
BlamMachinehead Saturn US Box Back.jpgBlamMachinehead Saturn US Box Front.jpg
Cover
MachineHead Sat US disc.jpg
Disc
Machinehead sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, EU/UK
BlamMachinehead Saturn UK Box.jpg
Cover
BlamMachinehead Saturn EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, FR
BlamMachinehead Saturn FR Box.jpg
Cover
BlamMachinehead Saturn FR Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, DE
Blam! - MachineHead PAL-Saturn-Cover HQ.jpg
Cover
Saturn, AU
BlamMachinehead Saturn AU cover.jpg
Cover
BlamMachinehead Saturn EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, BR
BlamMachinehead BR cover.jpg
Cover
Machine Head Sat BR Manual.pdf
Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
572,347,440 CD-ROM (DE) T-11505H-18 V1.000
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
572,453,280 CD-ROM (EU) T-11505H-50 V1.000
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
573,248,256 1997-01-17 CD-ROM (JP) T-7015G V1.000
Sega Saturn
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
572,418,000 CD-ROM (US) T-7914H V1.000

References