Death Crimson

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Death Crimson
Publisher: Ecole
System(s): Sega Saturn
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (2 tracks)
Peripherals supported: Virtua Gun
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
¥5,800 T-23202G

Death Crimson (デスクリムゾン) is a lightgun game for the Sega Saturn. It is often considered to be one of the worst games for the system due of your awful graphics and poor gameplay.

It was followed by Death Crimson 2 and Death Crimson OX for the Sega Dreamcast.

Production credits

  • Produce: Y.Manabe
  • Total Planning: S.Akasaka
  • System Design: S.Sawada
  • Game Program: K.Yano
  • Graphic Design: M.Yoshimatsu
  • Thanks for: T.Umeki, K.Matsui, T.Yamazaki, K.Watanabe

Death Crimson
Copyright Ecole 1996

Source: In-game creditsMedia:DeathCrimson_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf[1]

Track list

1. [data track] ({{{time}}})

2. Main Theme (02:04)

3. Start Menu (03:00)
Running time: 5:04

Magazine articles

Main article: Death Crimson/Magazine articles.

Promotional material


SSM JP 19960809 1996-13.pdf

Print advert in
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #27: "1996-13 (1996-08-09)" (1996-07-26)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
33 №400, [1]
5 №10, p89[2]
30 №1996-13, p220[3]
21 №, p15Media:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf[4]
Sega Saturn
Based on
4 reviews

Saturn, JP
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  1. File:DeathCrimson_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf
  2. File:SaturnPower_UK_10.pdf, page 89
  3. File:SSM_JP_19960809_1996-13.pdf, page 224
  4. File:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf, page 17