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Critical reception

Mega Drive version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
75 1700 igr dlya Sega 2003-xx-xx RURussia RU [1] [details]
89 ACE 1992-03-08 UKUnited Kingdom UK [2] [details]
68 Beep! MegaDrive 1993-04-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [3] [details]
85 Consoles + 1992-0x-xx FRFrance FR [4] [details]
92 Console XS 1992-04-23 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [5] [details]
70 Cool Gamer 2002-10-13 RURussia RU [6] [details]
92 Computer & Video Games 1992-02-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK [7] [details]
68 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1992-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [8] [details]
70 Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1 1999-xx-xx RURussia RU [9] [details]
80 Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 2 2000-xx-xx RURussia RU [10] [details]
92 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide 1993-11-18 UKUnited Kingdom UK [11] [details]
65 Famitsu 1993-04-16 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [12] [details]
94 Game Mania 1993-xx-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK [13] [details]
93 Game Power 1992-0x-xx ITItaly IT [14] [details]
84 GamePro 1992-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [15] [details]
100 Games-X 1992-02-27 UKUnited Kingdom UK [16] [details]
90 Génération 4 1992-xx-xx FRFrance FR [17] [details]
91 Game Zone 1992-02-21 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [18] [details]
40 Hippon Super 1993-03-04 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [19] [details]
86 Hobby Consolas 1992-0x-xx ESSpain ES [20] [details]
93 Joypad 1992-02-1x FRFrance FR [21] [details]
90 Joystick 1992-0x-xx FRFrance FR [22] [details]
90 Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming 199x-xx-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [23] [details]
86 Mega 1994-07-21 UKUnited Kingdom UK [24] [details]
84 Mega 1992-12-17 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [25] [details]
94 Mega Action 1993-05-20 UKUnited Kingdom UK [26] [details]
87 Mega Fun 1992-0x-xx DEGermany DE PAL [27] [details]
93 MegaTech 1992-02-20 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [28] [details]
94 Mean Machines 1992-01-27 UKUnited Kingdom UK [29] [details]
94 Mean Machines Sega 1992-09-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK [30] [details]
89 Player One 1992-05-10 FRFrance FR [31] [details]
63 Play Time 1992-06-03 DEGermany DE [32] [details]
82 Power Play 1992-05-13 DEGermany DE [33] [details]
91 Sega Power 1992-03-05 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [34] [details]
92 Sega Pro 1992-03-19 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [35] [details]
93 Sega Pro 1993-03-11 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [36] [details]
92 Sega Force 1992-03-19 UKUnited Kingdom UK [37] [details]
82 Sega Mega Drive Review 1995-04-03 RURussia RU [38] [details]
80 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-08-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [39] [details]
91 Supergame 1992-06-xx BRBrazil BR NTSC-U [40] [details]
90 Supersonic 1992-xx-xx FRFrance FR [41] [details]
87 Tricks 16 bit 1998-xx-xx RURussia RU [42] [details]
92 User 1992-xx-xx GRGreece GR PAL [43] [details]
80 VideoGames & Computer Entertainment 1992-0x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [44] [details]
82 Video Games 1992-05-29 DEGermany DE [45] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 45 85 40 100 60 Mixed
World NTSC-J 4 63 40 80 40 Mixed
World NTSC-U 4 81 68 91 24 Very positive
World PAL 10 91 84 93 9 Very positive
Japan JP All 4 63 40 80 40 Mixed
Japan JP NTSC-J 4 63 40 80 40 Mixed
United States of America US All 3 77 68 84 17 Positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 3 77 68 84 17 Positive
United Kingdom UK All 18 92 84 100 16 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 8 91 84 93 9 Very positive
France FR All 6 90 85 93 8 Very positive
Germany DE All 4 79 63 87 24 Positive
Germany DE PAL 1 87 87 87 0 Very positive
Spain ES All 1 86 86 86 0 Very positive
Italy IT All 1 93 93 93 0 Very positive
Brazil BR All 1 91 91 91 0 Very positive
Brazil BR NTSC-U 1 91 91 91 0 Very positive
Greece GR All 1 92 92 92 0 Very positive
Greece GR PAL 1 92 92 92 0 Very positive
Russia RU All 6 77 70 87 17 Positive

Master System version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
89 Consoles + 1994-xx-xx FRFrance FR [46] [details]
89 Joypad 199x-xx-xx FRFrance FR PAL [47] [details]
92 Mean Machines Sega 1993-10-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [48] [details]
79 Player One 199x-xx-xx FRFrance FR [49] [details]
92 Sega Magazine 1994-01-10 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [50] [details]
92 Sega Power 1993-11-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [51] [details]
93 Sega Pro 1993-11-11 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [52] [details]
75 Sega Zone 1993-11-25 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [53] [details]
90 Sega Master Force 1993-11-11 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [54] [details]
92 Todo Sega 1993-xx-xx ESSpain ES PAL [55] [details]
89 VideoGames Shopper 1993-xx-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [56] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 11 88 75 93 18 Very positive
World PAL 9 89 75 93 18 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 7 89 75 93 18 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 7 89 75 93 18 Very positive
France FR All 3 86 79 89 10 Very positive
France FR PAL 1 89 89 89 0 Very positive
Spain ES All 1 92 92 92 0 Very positive
Spain ES PAL 1 92 92 92 0 Very positive

Game Gear version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
68 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1993-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [57] [details]
70 GamePro 199x-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [58] [details]
82 Joypad 199x-xx-xx FRFrance FR PAL [59] [details]
89 Mega Force 1994-01-08 FRFrance FR [60] [details]
91 Player One 1994-0x-xx FRFrance FR [61] [details]
88 Sega Pro 1993-12-02 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [62] [details]
90 Sonic Mag: B.D. & Jeux-Video! 1994-04-15 FRFrance FR [63] [details]
62 Video Games 1994-03-23 DEGermany DE PAL [64] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 8 80 62 91 29 Positive
World NTSC-U 2 69 68 70 2 Positive
World PAL 3 77 62 88 26 Positive
United States of America US All 2 69 68 70 2 Positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 2 69 68 70 2 Positive
United Kingdom UK All 1 88 88 88 0 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 1 88 88 88 0 Very positive
France FR All 4 88 82 91 9 Very positive
France FR PAL 1 82 82 82 0 Very positive
Germany DE All 1 62 62 62 0 Positive
Germany DE PAL 1 62 62 62 0 Positive

Sales

Mega Drive version

Date Japan North America Europe Worldwide

Master System version

Date Europe Worldwide

Game Gear version

Date North America Europe Worldwide

Software charts

Mega Drive version

SalesChart

Date Position

1992-02-02

1

1992-04-04

7

Master System version

Game Gear version

References

  1. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-xx-xx), page 57
  2. ACE, "April 1992" (UK; 1992-03-08), page 42
  3. Beep! MegaDrive, "May 1993" (JP; 1993-04-08), page 24
  4. Consoles +, "Mars 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 100
  5. Console XS, "June/July 1992" (UK; 1992-04-23), page 128
  6. Cool Gamer, "9" (RU; 2002-10-13), page 62
  7. Computer & Video Games, "March 1992" (UK; 1992-02-15), page 74
  8. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "April 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 26
  9. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 305
  10. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 2, "" (RU; 2000-xx-xx), page 56
  11. Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide, "" (UK; 1993-11-18), page 37
  12. Famitsu, "1993-04-30" (JP; 1993-04-16), page 1
  13. Game Mania, "May 1993" (UK; 1993-xx-xx), page 80
  14. Game Power, "Giugno 1992" (IT; 1992-0x-xx), page 30
  15. GamePro, "March 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 46
  16. Games-X, "27th February-4th March 1992" (UK; 1992-02-27), page 23
  17. Génération 4, "Juin 1992" (FR; 1992-xx-xx), page 152
  18. Game Zone, "March 1992" (UK; 1992-02-21), page 26
  19. Hippon Super, "April 1993" (JP; 1993-03-04), page 44
  20. Hobby Consolas, "Julio 1992" (ES; 1992-0x-xx), page 46
  21. Joypad, "Mars 1992" (FR; 1992-02-1x), page 94
  22. Joystick, "Février 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 120
  23. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "January 1993" (UK; 199x-xx-xx), page 91
  24. Mega, "August 1994" (UK; 1994-07-21), page 79
  25. Mega, "January 1993" (UK; 1992-12-17), page 81
  26. Mega Action, "June 1993" (UK; 1993-05-20), page 65
  27. Mega Fun, "06/92" (DE; 1992-0x-xx), page 30
  28. MegaTech, "March 1992" (UK; 1992-02-20), page 18
  29. Mean Machines, "February 1992" (UK; 1992-01-27), page 18
  30. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 138
  31. Player One, "Mai 1992" (FR; 1992-05-10), page 62
  32. Play Time, "7/92" (DE; 1992-06-03), page 93
  33. Power Play, "6/92" (DE; 1992-05-13), page 144
  34. Sega Power, "April 1992" (UK; 1992-03-05), page 16
  35. Sega Pro, "April 1992" (UK; 1992-03-19), page 60
  36. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 65
  37. Sega Force, "April 1992" (UK; 1992-03-19), page 62
  38. Sega Mega Drive Review, "1" (RU; 1995-04-03), page 40
  39. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 85
  40. Supergame, "Junho 1992" (BR; 1992-06-xx), page 34
  41. Supersonic, "Mai/Juin 1992" (FR; 1992-xx-xx), page 4
  42. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 12
  43. User, "Októvrios 1992" (GR; 1992-xx-xx), page 90
  44. VideoGames & Computer Entertainment, "May 1992" (US; 1992-0x-xx), page 50
  45. Video Games, "6/92" (DE; 1992-05-29), page 45
  46. Consoles +, "Janvier 1994" (FR; 1994-xx-xx), page 144
  47. Joypad, "Janvier 1994" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 106
  48. Mean Machines Sega, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-10-xx), page 104
  49. Player One, "Janvier 1994" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 114
  50. Sega Magazine, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-10), page 110
  51. Sega Power, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-xx), page 106
  52. Sega Pro, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-11), page 62
  53. Sega Zone, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-25), page 29
  54. Sega Master Force, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-11), page 70
  55. Todo Sega, "Diciembre 1993" (ES; 1993-xx-xx), page 80
  56. VideoGames Shopper, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-xx-xx), page 31
  57. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "December 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 55
  58. GamePro, "January 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 206
  59. Joypad, "Février 1994" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 115
  60. Mega Force, "Janvier 1994" (FR; 1994-01-08), page 116
  61. Player One, "Février 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 116
  62. Sega Pro, "Xmas Special 1993" (UK; 1993-12-02), page 60
  63. Sonic Mag: B.D. & Jeux-Video!, "Mai 1994" (FR; 1994-04-15), page 38
  64. Video Games, "4/94" (DE; 1994-03-23), page 112


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