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Logo-pdf.svg 1990-09-16 Computer & Video Games (UK), "October 1990"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
87%
87
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Logo-pdf.svg 1990-04-07 Beep! MegaDrive (JP), "May 1990"

Mega Drive version

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File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-06-08 Beep! MegaDrive (JP), "July 1990" "BE-Mega dog race"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 8/10   8/10   8/10   9/10
83
[Info]
1990-0x-xx Famitsu (JP), "" "Cross review"
Actual ratings breakdown unknown, needs correcting when actual breakdown known.

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NTSC-J 6.8/10
68
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-08-17 Power Play (DE), "9/90"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
77%
77
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx GamePro (US), "September 1990" "ProView"
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-09-08 Mega Drive Fan (JP), "October 1990" "Game seisekihyou"
It was first published in the 1990-09, and a corrected version was published in this issue.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 3.468/5   3.576/5   4.029/5   3.91/5   4.319/5   3.892/5
77
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-11-xx Complete Guide to Consoles (UK), "Volume IV"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "November 1990"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 6/10   7/10   5/10   7/10
63
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-1x-xx VideoGames & Computer Entertainment (US), "November 1990"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 7/10
70
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Tilt (FR), "Décembre 1990"
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Joystick (FR), "Octobre 1990"

Review
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70%
70
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Player One (FR), "Février 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
74%
74
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-0x-xx User (GR), "Mártios 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
97%
97
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-05-xx The Complete Guide to Sega (UK), "" "Buyer's Guide"
The Complete Guide to Sega reviews most Mega Drive and Master System games released before May 1991.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-06-19 Ação Games (BR), "Junho 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
Gráfico: Bom Som: Regular Desafio: Otimo
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-06-06 Sega Power (UK), "July 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
82%
82
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-09-05 Sega Power (UK), "October 1991" "The Hard Line"
Sega Power re-reviews most Master System, Mega Drive and Game Gear titles released before September 1991.
Review
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PAL RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Empty.svg
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-11-21 Sega Pro (UK), "December 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
90%
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-12-06 MegaTech (UK), "Xmas 1991" Columns is reviewed twice in the first issue of MegaTech, once as a comparison to Klax, and again as part of its "Game Index" feature.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 81%   88%
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-04-23 Console XS (UK), "June/July 1992"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 84%
84
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-09-xx Mean Machines Sega (UK), "October 1992" "Games Index"
Mean Machines Sega reviews most Mega Drive, Master System and Game Gear games released before September 1992.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK), "January 1993" "The Complete Mega File"
Mega Drive Advanced Gaming reviews every Mega Drive game released before December 1992.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 79%
79
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-11 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1993" "The ProFile"
SegaPro re-reviews almost every Mega Drive, Mega-CD, Master System and Game Gear title released up until this point.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 84%
84
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-11-18 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK), ""
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
77%
77
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-08-08 Sega Saturn Magazine (JP), "September 1995" "Beep! MegaDrive readers final rating"
It continued up until then in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP).

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 7.6002/10
76
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx Top Secret (PL), "Kwiecień 1995"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
Mega Games I 4/5
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1996-01-10 Velikiy Drakon (RU), ""
Logo-pdf.svg 1996-xx-xx Top Secret (PL), "Czerwiec 1996" "Mega Games 6"
Logo-pdf.svg 1996-08-01 Secret Service (PL), "Wrzesień 1996" "Mega Games 6"
1997-xx-xx Sega Power (GR), "Ávgoustos-Septémvrios 1997" Mega Games 6 Vol. 2
Logo-pdf.svg 2001-05-01 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 2001-09-15 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips

Master System version

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File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "September 1990" "Review Crew"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 5/10   6/10   5/10   6/10
55
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Sega Visions (US), "October/November 1990"
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-10-29 Mean Machines (UK), "November 1990"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
89%
89
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx GamePro (US), "December 1990" "ProView"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U
Graphics: 3 Sound: 2 Gameplay: 4 FunFactor: 4 Challenge: 5
72
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-11-01 Sega Power (UK), "December 1990"

Review
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93%
93
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-11-16 Power Play (DE), "12/90"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
63%
63
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-11-xx Complete Guide to Consoles (UK), "Volume IV"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-12-15 Computer & Video Games (UK), "January 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
84%
84
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-12-20 Raze (UK), "February 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
90% Rave
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Joystick (FR), "Janvier 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
90%
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Player One (FR), "Janvier 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
85%
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-01-17 New Computer Express (UK), "19 January 1991" News
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Tilt (FR), "Février 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
17/20
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Zzap! (IT), "Febbraio 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
90% Gioco Caldo
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-05-xx The Complete Guide to Sega (UK), "" "Buyer's Guide"
The Complete Guide to Sega reviews most Mega Drive and Master System games released before May 1991.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 90%
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Wiz (IL), ""
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-09-05 Sega Power (UK), "October 1991" "The Hard Line"
Sega Power re-reviews most Master System, Mega Drive and Game Gear titles released before September 1991.
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Empty.svg
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-11-21 Sega Pro (UK), "December 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
92%
92
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Svet Kompjutera (YU), "April 1992"
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-04-23 Console XS (UK), "June/July 1992"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 91%
91
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-09-xx Mean Machines Sega (UK), "October 1992" "Games Index"
Mean Machines Sega reviews most Mega Drive, Master System and Game Gear games released before September 1992.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
90%
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-11 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1993" "The ProFile"
SegaPro re-reviews almost every Mega Drive, Mega-CD, Master System and Game Gear title released up until this point.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 91% Yo!
91
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx Game Mania (UK), "May 1993"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
90%
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-11-18 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK), ""
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
89%
89
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1996-01-10 Velikiy Drakon (RU), ""

Game Gear version

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File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-11-15 New Computer Express (UK), "17 November 1990"
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-08-08 ACE (UK), "September 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
680
68
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-09-05 Sega Power (UK), "October 1991" "The Hard Line"
Sega Power re-reviews most Master System, Mega Drive and Game Gear titles released before September 1991.
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Empty.svg
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-10-04 Sega Power (UK), "November 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 91% Gold
91
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-11-21 Sega Pro (UK), "December 1991"

Review
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80%
80
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-04-23 Console XS (UK), "June/July 1992"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 92%
92
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-09-xx Mean Machines Sega (UK), "October 1992" "Games Index"
Mean Machines Sega briefly reviews most Master System, Mega Drive and Game Gear titles released before October 1992.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-11 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1993" "The ProFile"
SegaPro re-reviews almost every Mega Drive, Mega-CD, Master System and Game Gear title released up until this point.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 92% Yo!
92
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx Game Mania (UK), "May 1993"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
86%
86
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-11-18 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK), ""
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
85%
85
[Info]
Videoman PL Columns.jpg 199x-xx-xx Videoman (PL), ""
GK 15 PL Sega.png 1995-xx-xx Gry Komputerowe (PL), "5/1995"
Logo-pdf.svg 1996-01-10 Velikiy Drakon (RU), ""

PC Engine version

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Logo-pdf.svg 1991-0x-xx Joystick (FR), "Mai 1991"

Review
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82%
82
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Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Player One (FR), "Septembre 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
72%
72
[Info]
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