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BreakThru!
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher:
Developer:
Original system(s): PC
Publisher(s) of original games: Spectrum HoloByte
Developer(s) of original games: Zoo Corporation
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (1 track)
Peripherals supported: Shuttle Mouse
Genre: Puzzle































Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,800 T-21501G




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The Wall is a 1993 Same Game clone for home computers by Japanese developer Zoo Corporation, late published by Spectrum HoloByte as BreakThru! (ブレイクスルー). It was brought to the Sega Saturn in 1995 and released exclusively in Japan.

Advertising saw Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov lend his name to the game, however Pajitnov was not involved in its development.

Magazine articles

Main article: BreakThru!/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

EGM US 065.pdf

PDF
Mega Drive/Game Gear print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #65: "December 1994" (1994-xx-xx)

SSM JP 19950901 1995-09.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1995-09: "September 1995" (1995-08-08)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
55 №353, p29
53 More...[1]
53 More...Media:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf[2]
Sega Saturn
54
Based on
3 reviews

Saturn, JP
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Cover
BreakThru! (ブレイクスルー) Saturn JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
BreakThru Sat JP disc.jpg
Disc

Unreleased versions

Sega Mega Drive and Sega Game Gear versions were advertised in 1994 for the North American market, but did not materialise, likely for the same reasons WildSnake was cancelled. Nintendo versions advertised at the same time were released, however.

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
17,409,504 1995-08-01 CD-ROM(JP) T-21501G V1.000

References