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Cosmic Spacehead
Publisher: Codemasters
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$54.99[1] T-15013
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.99[2][3][4] T-120026-50
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F T-120026-50
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM 90[7] T-120026-50
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas T-120026-50
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$? ?



Sega Master System
UK
£29.99[2][4] MK-27074-50
Sega Master System
FR
?F MK-27074-50
Sega Master System
DE
DM ? MK-27074-50
Sega Master System
ES
?Ptas MK-27074-50



Sega Game Gear
US
$? ?
Sega Game Gear
UK
£27.99[2][4] T-120028-50
Sega Game Gear
FR
?F T-120028-50
Sega Game Gear
DE
DM ? T-120028-50
Sega Game Gear
ES
?Ptas T-120028-50



Cosmic Spacehead is a platform game by Codemasters. It was released among other consoles for the Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System and Sega Game Gear.

Cosmic Spacehead is an update to the earlier Codemasters-published game, Linus Spacehead's Cosmic Crusade (also a working title for this game), which in turn is a sequel to the earlier game, Linus Spacehead.

Magazine articles

Main article: Cosmic Spacehead/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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GamePro US 054.pdfGamePro US 054.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
GamePro (US) #54: "January 1994" (199x-xx-xx)
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EGM US 057.pdfEGM US 057.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #57: "April 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • GamePro (US) #57: "April 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[8]
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #58: "May 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[9]
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GamePlayers US 0904.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Game Players (US) Vol. 9 No. 4 "April 1996" (1996-03-19)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #81: "April 1996" (1996-xx-xx)[10]
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CVG UK 145.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Computer & Video Games (UK) #145: "December 1993" (1993-11-15)
also published in:
  • Computer & Video Games (UK) #146: "January 1994" (1993-12-15)[11]
  • Mega (UK) #16: "January 1994" (199x-xx-xx)[2]
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MegaForce FR 21.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Mega Force (FR) #21: "Octobre 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
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ConsolesPlus FR 025.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Consoles + (FR) #25: "Novembre 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
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VideoGames DE 1993-11.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Video Games (DE) #11/93 (1993-10-27)
also published in:
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SegaMagazin DE 02.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Magazin (DE) #2: "November/Dezember 1993" (1993-11-03)

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
70 №25, p152/153
70 №144, p83[5]
73 №55, p54[1]
74 №11, p87
82 №24, p80/81
70 №2, p43[7]
68 №14, p40
89 №6, p23
68 №23, p82/83
58 №13, p82-84[13]
85 №37, p126/127
60 №48, p88/89
83 №25, p50/51
89 №13, p66/67
71 №6, p50/51[14]
88 №1, p42-44[15]
90 №12, p10
Sega Mega Drive
76
Based on
17 reviews

Mega Drive, US
CosmicSpacehead MD US Box.jpg
Cover
CosmicSpacehead MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, EU
CosmicSpacehead MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
CosmicSpacehead MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart

Master System version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
86 №6, p42-44[16]
64 №49, p66/67
93 №25, p66/67
Sega Master System
81
Based on
3 reviews

Master System, EU
CosmicSpacehead SMS EU Box.jpg
Cover
CosmicSpacehead SMS EU Cart.jpg
Cart
CosmisSpaceheadSMSEUManual8L.pdf
Manual
CosmicSpaceheadEUPoster.jpg
Poster

Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
89 №25, p152
85 №6, p32[17]
64 №49, p66/67
85 №25, p56
71 №13, p45
85 №7, p72[18]
85 №1, p42-44[15]
Sega Game Gear
81
Based on
7 reviews

Game Gear, US
CosmicSpacehead GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngCosmicSpacehead GG US Box Front.jpg
Cover
CosmicSpacehead GG US Cart.jpg
Cart
Game Gear, EU
CosmicSpacehead GG EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngCosmicSpacehead GG EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
CosmicSpacehead GG EU Cart.jpg
Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 c593d31c
MD5 c35216ef28caf9615fdb8073cbe06225
SHA-1 95a3eb13e5d28db8c8ea5ff3e95b0d3e614def69
1MB 1991-03 Cartridge (US/EU)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 File:GamePro US 055.pdf, page 56
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 File:Mega UK 16.pdf, page 116
  3. File:SegaForceMega UK 06.pdf, page 51
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 File:CVG UK 145.pdf, page 148
  5. 5.0 5.1 File:CVG UK 144.pdf, page 83
  6. File:MAN!AC DE 1993-11.pdf, page 12
  7. 7.0 7.1 File:MAN!AC DE 1993-12.pdf, page 43
  8. File:GamePro US 057.pdf, page 26
  9. File:EGM US 058.pdf, page 110
  10. File:EGM US 081.pdf, page 117
  11. File:CVG UK 146.pdf, page 148
  12. File:SegaPro DE 13.pdf, page 84
  13. File:MeanMachinesSega13UK.pdf, page 82
  14. File:SegaForceMega UK 06.pdf, page 50
  15. 15.0 15.1 File:SonicMag FR 01.pdf, page 44
  16. File:SegaMasterForce UK 06.pdf, page 42
  17. File:SegaMasterForce UK 06.pdf, page 32
  18. File:SegaForceMega UK 07.pdf, page 72