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Critical reception

Mega Drive version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
70 1700 igr dlya Sega 2003-xx-xx RURussia RU [1] [details]
67 Aktueller Software Markt 1991-02-22 DEGermany DE [2] [details]
80 Beep! MegaDrive 1990-12-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [3] [details]
83 The Complete Guide to Sega 1991-05-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [4] [details]
83 Console XS 1992-04-23 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [5] [details]
79 Computer & Video Games 1991-02-16 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [6] [details]
75 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1991-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [7] [details]
60 Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1 1999-xx-xx RURussia RU [8] [details]
70 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide 1993-11-18 UKUnited Kingdom UK [9] [details]
77 Games-X 1991-05-31 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [10] [details]
69 Génération 4 1991-xx-xx FRFrance FR NTSC-J [11] [details]
30 Hippon Super 1990-12-04 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [12] [details]
89 Joystick 1991-0x-xx FRFrance FR [13] [details]
65 Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming 199x-xx-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [14] [details]
77 Mega Drive Fan 1991-02-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [15] [details]
87 Mega Action 1993-05-20 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC [16] [details]
83 MegaTech 1991-12-06 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [17] [details]
83 Mean Machines 1991-05-01 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [18] [details]
83 Mean Machines Sega 1992-09-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK [19] [details]
72 Power Play 1991-02-15 DEGermany DE [20] [details]
75 Sega Power 1991-09-05 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [21] [details]
87 Sega Pro 1991-11-21 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [22] [details]
83 Sega Pro 1993-03-11 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [23] [details]
75 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-08-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [24] [details]
90 Supergame 1992-07-xx BRBrazil BR [25] [details]
69 Tricks 16 bit 1998-xx-xx RURussia RU NTSC-U [26] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 26 75 30 90 60 Mixed
World NTSC-J 14 75 30 87 57 Mixed
World NTSC-U 2 72 69 75 6 Positive
World PAL 1 77 77 77 0 Positive
Japan JP All 4 66 30 80 50 Mixed
Japan JP NTSC-J 4 66 30 80 50 Mixed
United States of America US All 1 75 75 75 0 Positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 1 75 75 75 0 Positive
United Kingdom UK All 13 80 65 87 22 Positive
United Kingdom UK NTSC-J 9 80 65 87 22 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 1 77 77 77 0 Positive
France FR All 2 79 69 89 20 Positive
France FR NTSC-J 1 69 69 69 0 Positive
Germany DE All 2 69 67 72 5 Positive
Brazil BR All 1 90 90 90 0 Very positive
Russia RU All 3 66 60 70 10 Positive
Russia RU NTSC-U 1 69 69 69 0 Positive

Master System version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
82 Consoles + 1992-0x-xx FRFrance FR PAL [27] [details]
81 Hobby Consolas 1992-0x-xx ESSpain ES [28] [details]
91 Joypad 1992-02-1x FRFrance FR PAL [29] [details]
90 Joystick 1992-0x-xx FRFrance FR [30] [details]
65 Mega Force 1992-01-15 FRFrance FR PAL [31] [details]
72 Micromanía (segunda época) 1992-0x-xx ESSpain ES [32] [details]
67 Mean Machines 1992-08-27 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [33] [details]
67 Mean Machines Sega 1992-09-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [34] [details]
80 Player One 1992-04-10 FRFrance FR [35] [details]
52 Play Time 1992-06-03 DEGermany DE [36] [details]
78 Sega Power 1992-08-06 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [37] [details]
23 Sega Pro 1992-06-18 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [38] [details]
43 Sega Pro 1993-03-11 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [39] [details]
50 Sega Force 1992-xx-xx SESweden SE [40] [details]
51 Sega Force 1992-06-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [41] [details]
88 Supergame 1992-07-xx BRBrazil BR [25] [details]
92 Supersonic 1992-xx-xx FRFrance FR [42] [details]
73 Video Games 1992-06-24 DEGermany DE [43] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 18 69 23 92 69 Very mixed
World PAL 9 63 23 91 68 Very mixed
United Kingdom UK All 6 55 23 78 55 Mixed
United Kingdom UK PAL 6 55 23 78 55 Mixed
France FR All 6 83 65 92 27 Very positive
France FR PAL 3 79 65 91 26 Positive
Germany DE All 2 63 52 73 21 Positive
Spain ES All 2 76 72 81 9 Positive
Brazil BR All 1 88 88 88 0 Very positive
Sweden SE All 1 50 50 50 0 Average

Saturn version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
40 CD Consoles 1996-xx-xx FRFrance FR PAL [44] [details]
60 Famitsu 1996-05-31 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [45] [details]
30 Fun Generation 1996-07-10 DEGermany DE NTSC-J [46] [details]
70 GameFan 1996-xx-xx USUnited States of America US [47] [details]
60 Joypad 1996-0x-xx FRFrance FR NTSC-J [48] [details]
68 MAN!AC 1996-07-17 DEGermany DE NTSC-J [49] [details]
55 Mega Force 1996-1x-xx FRFrance FR PAL [50] [details]
36 Mean Machines Sega 1996-11-01 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [51] [details]
75 Player One 1996-xx-xx FRFrance FR [52] [details]
28 Sega Power 1996-10-24 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [53] [details]
53 Sega Saturn Magazine 1996-05-24 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [54] [details]
68 Sega Saturn Magazine 2000-03 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [55] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 12 54 28 75 47 Mixed
World NTSC-J 6 57 30 68 38 Mixed
World PAL 4 40 28 55 27 Negative
Japan JP All 3 60 53 68 15 Positive
Japan JP NTSC-J 3 60 53 68 15 Positive
United States of America US All 1 70 70 70 0 Positive
United Kingdom UK All 2 32 28 36 8 Negative
United Kingdom UK PAL 2 32 28 36 8 Negative
France FR All 4 58 40 75 35 Mixed
France FR NTSC-J 1 60 60 60 0 Average
France FR PAL 2 48 40 55 15 Average
Germany DE All 2 49 30 68 38 Mixed
Germany DE NTSC-J 2 49 30 68 38 Mixed

Sales

Mega Drive version

Date Japan North America Worldwide

Master System version

Date Europe Worldwide

Saturn version

Date Japan Europe Worldwide

Software charts

Mega Drive version

Master System version

Saturn version

References

  1. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-xx-xx), page 54
  2. Aktueller Software Markt, "März 1991" (DE; 1991-02-22), page 125
  3. Beep! MegaDrive, "January 1991" (JP; 1990-12-08), page 35
  4. The Complete Guide to Sega, "" (UK; 1991-05-xx), page 102
  5. Console XS, "June/July 1992" (UK; 1992-04-23), page 128
  6. Computer & Video Games, "March 1991" (UK; 1991-02-16), page 88
  7. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "April 1991" (US; 1991-xx-xx), page 22
  8. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 304
  9. Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide, "" (UK; 1993-11-18), page 35
  10. Games-X, "31st May-6th June 1991" (UK; 1991-05-31), page 36
  11. Génération 4, "Février 1991" (FR; 1991-xx-xx), page 94
  12. Hippon Super, "January 1991" (JP; 1990-12-04), page 41
  13. Joystick, "Février 1991" (FR; 1991-0x-xx), page 118
  14. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "January 1993" (UK; 199x-xx-xx), page 91
  15. Mega Drive Fan, "March 1991" (JP; 1991-02-08), page 99
  16. Mega Action, "June 1993" (UK; 1993-05-20), page 65
  17. MegaTech, "Xmas 1991" (UK; 1991-12-06), page 77
  18. Mean Machines, "May 1991" (UK; 1991-05-01), page 76
  19. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 138
  20. Power Play, "3/91" (DE; 1991-02-15), page 140
  21. Sega Power, "October 1991" (UK; 1991-09-05), page 53
  22. Sega Pro, "December 1991" (UK; 1991-11-21), page 21
  23. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 64
  24. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 85
  25. 25.0 25.1 Supergame, "Julho 1992" (BR; 1992-07-xx), page 34
  26. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 151
  27. Consoles +, "Juillet/Août 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 118
  28. Hobby Consolas, "Junio 1992" (ES; 1992-0x-xx), page 68
  29. Joypad, "Mars 1992" (FR; 1992-02-1x), page 84
  30. Joystick, "Mars 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 136
  31. Mega Force, "Janvier 1992" (FR; 1992-01-15), page 95
  32. Micromanía (segunda época), "Julio 1992" (ES; 1992-0x-xx), page 79
  33. Mean Machines, "September 1992" (UK; 1992-08-27), page 62
  34. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 136
  35. Player One, "Avril 1992" (FR; 1992-04-10), page 66
  36. Play Time, "7/92" (DE; 1992-06-03), page 95
  37. Sega Power, "September 1992" (UK; 1992-08-06), page 28
  38. Sega Pro, "July 1992" (UK; 1992-06-18), page 42
  39. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 72
  40. Sega Force, "1/92" (SE; 1992-xx-xx), page 18
  41. Sega Force, "July 1992" (UK; 1992-06-xx), page 54
  42. Supersonic, "Juillet/Août 1992" (FR; 1992-xx-xx), page 22
  43. Video Games, "7/92" (DE; 1992-06-24), page 51
  44. CD Consoles, "Novembre 1996" (FR; 1996-xx-xx), page 162
  45. Famitsu, "1996-06-14" (JP; 1996-05-31), page 1
  46. Fun Generation, "08/96" (DE; 1996-07-10), page 80
  47. GameFan, "Volume 4, Issue 8: August 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 15
  48. Joypad, "Juillet/Août 1996" (FR; 1996-0x-xx), page 72
  49. MAN!AC, "08/96" (DE; 1996-07-17), page 48
  50. Mega Force, "Novembre/Décembre 1996" (FR; 1996-1x-xx), page 93
  51. Mean Machines Sega, "December 1996" (UK; 1996-11-01), page 72
  52. Player One, "Novembre 1996" (FR; 1996-xx-xx), page 124
  53. Sega Power, "December 1996" (UK; 1996-10-24), page 60
  54. Sega Saturn Magazine, "1996-09 (1996-06-14)" (JP; 1996-05-24), page 232
  55. Sega Saturn Magazine, "Readers rating final data" (JP; 2000-03), page 15


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