Congo the Movie: The Lost City of Zinj

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For the unreleased Sega Mega Drive game, see Congo: The Game.


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Congo the Movie: The Lost City of Zinj
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Sega
Licensor: Paramount Pictures
Peripherals supported: Mission Stick
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
$49.9949.99 81010
ESRB: Teen

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Congo the Movie: The Lost City of Zinj is a first person shooter released exclusively for the Sega Saturn in North America. It is based on the 1995 film Congo.

A European version was advertised in official Sega Saturn promotional material, but did not materialise.

Production credits

Game Production
  • Game Developed by: Jumpin' Jack Software, Inc. Novato, CA,
  • Programming: Eric Hammond, Robert Leyland, Steve Scholl
  • Design Consultant: Josh Gordon
  • Design: Steven Apour, Greg Fleming, Eric Hammond, Robert Leyland, Steve Scholl
  • Computer Graphics: John Broenen, Bill Fletcher, Dan Goldman, Tom Grevera, Greg Hammond, Jason Ibanez, Jim Nichelini, Madeline Preisner, Brian Ransom, Arlin Robins
  • Sound FX: LoudMouth, Eric Hammond
Music — Sega Music Group
Recorded, Mixed and Mastered at Sega Music Group Studios, Brad Kaiser uses Zildjian Cymbals and Sticks
Game Production
Sega Support
Movie Production — A Commotion Pictures Production
  • Cast: Steven Anthony Jones (Butembo Kabalo), Anqoinette Crosby (Charlotte Burroughs)
  • Director: Robert Caruso
  • Producer: Andrew Linsk
  • Executive Producers: Steven Apour, Sara Holihan
  • Director of Photography: Adam Beckman
  • Assistant Director: David James
  • Production Manager: Barbara Parker
  • Production Coordinator: Julie Trunk
  • Gaffer: Eric Blum
  • Key Grip: Brent Cyr
  • Swing: Lana Bernberg
  • Sound / Video Tech: Alan Herford
  • Prop Stylist: Bill McGirr
  • Make‑Up / Hair: Steve Anderson
  • Wardrob: Tracy Motoyoshi
  • On‑Line Editing: Clive Jenkins (Varitel)
  • Off‑Line Editing: Pat Caballero (See Spots Run Editorial)
  • Sound Effects: Hunter Pipes (Dubey Tunes)
Special Thanks
US manual

Magazine articles

Main article: Congo the Movie: The Lost City of Zinj/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
59 №0906, p69
65 [4]
65 №81
Sega Saturn
Based on
3 reviews
Saturn, US
Congo Saturn US Box Back.jpgCongo Saturn US Box Front.jpg
Congo sat us manual.pdf

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
503,184,528 1996-03-07 CD-ROM (US) 81010 V1.014