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Critical reception

Mega Drive version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
50 1700 igr dlya Sega 2003-xx-xx RURussia RU [1] [details]
65 Beep! MegaDrive 1994-08-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [2] [details]
48 CD Consoles 1994-xx-xx FRFrance FR [3] [details]
70 Cool Gamer 2002-10-13 RURussia RU [4] [details]
73 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1994-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [5] [details]
70 Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1 1999-xx-xx RURussia RU [6] [details]
50 Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 4 2001-xx-xx RURussia RU [7] [details]
70 Famitsu 1994-08-19 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [8] [details]
89 Freak 1994-xx-xx ILIsrael IL [9] [details]
85 GamePro 1994-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [10] [details]
86 Games World: The Magazine 1994-10-28 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [11] [details]
86 Joypad 1994-1x-xx FRFrance FR PAL [12] [details]
75 LeveL 1995-01-24 CZCzechia CZ [13] [details]
92 Mega 1994-10-27 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [14] [details]
84 Mega Fun 1994-11-23 DEGermany DE PAL [15] [details]
91 Mean Machines Sega 1994-10-28 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [16] [details]
50 Next Generation 1995-01-24 USUnited States of America US [17] [details]
92 Player One 1994-1x-xx FRFrance FR [18] [details]
83 Play Time 1994-12-07 DEGermany DE PAL [19] [details]
85 Score 1994-11-01 CZCzechia CZ [20] [details]
83 Sega Magazin 1994-11-17 DEGermany DE [21] [details]
87 Sega News 1996-1x-xx CZCzechia CZ [22] [details]
82 Sega Power 1994-10-20 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [23] [details]
72 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-08-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [24] [details]
80 Tricks 16 bit 1998-xx-xx RURussia RU [25] [details]
80 VideoGames 1995-0x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [26] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 26 76 48 92 44 Mixed
World NTSC-J 3 69 65 72 7 Positive
World NTSC-U 3 79 73 85 13 Positive
World PAL 7 86 82 92 10 Very positive
Japan JP All 3 69 65 72 7 Positive
Japan JP NTSC-J 3 69 65 72 7 Positive
United States of America US All 4 72 50 85 35 Mixed
United States of America US NTSC-U 3 79 73 85 13 Positive
United Kingdom UK All 4 88 82 92 10 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 4 88 82 92 10 Very positive
France FR All 3 75 48 92 44 Mixed
France FR PAL 1 86 86 86 0 Very positive
Germany DE All 3 83 83 84 1 Very positive
Germany DE PAL 2 84 83 84 1 Very positive
Czechia CZ All 3 82 75 87 12 Very positive
Israel IL All 1 89 89 89 0 Very positive
Russia RU All 5 64 50 80 30 Positive

Mega-CD version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
92 Consoles + 1995-0x-xx FRFrance FR [27] [details]
76 Electronic Gaming Monthly 199x-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [28] [details]
89 Freak 1994-xx-xx ILIsrael IL [29] [details]
78 Game Players 1995-0x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [30] [details]
88 GamePro 199x-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [31] [details]
77 MAN!AC 1995-03-08 DEGermany DE PAL [32] [details]
92 Mega 1995-04-30 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [33] [details]
85 Mega Fun 1995-02-22 DEGermany DE PAL [34] [details]
50 Next Generation 1995-02-21 USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [35] [details]
95 Player One 1995-0x-xx FRFrance FR [36] [details]
92 Sega Magazine 1995-03-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [37] [details]
80 Sega Power 1995-04-20 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [38] [details]
81 Sega Pro 1995-03-23 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [39] [details]
76 Video Games 1995-03-22 DEGermany DE PAL [40] [details]
80 VideoGames 1995-0x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [41] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 15 82 50 95 45 Mixed
World NTSC-U 5 74 50 88 38 Mixed
World PAL 7 83 76 92 16 Very positive
United States of America US All 5 74 50 88 38 Mixed
United States of America US NTSC-U 5 74 50 88 38 Mixed
United Kingdom UK All 4 86 80 92 12 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 4 86 80 92 12 Very positive
France FR All 2 94 92 95 3 Very positive
Germany DE All 3 79 76 85 9 Positive
Germany DE PAL 3 79 76 85 9 Positive
Israel IL All 1 89 89 89 0 Very positive

Master System version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
89 Freak 1994-xx-xx ILIsrael IL [42] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 1 89 89 89 0 Very positive
Israel IL All 1 89 89 89 0 Very positive

Game Gear version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
65 Electronic Gaming Monthly 199x-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [43] [details]
89 Freak 1994-xx-xx ILIsrael IL [44] [details]
85 GamePro 199x-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [45] [details]
82 Games World: The Magazine 1994-12-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [46] [details]
66 Mega Fun 1994-12-21 DEGermany DE [47] [details]
85 Player One 1995-0x-xx FRFrance FR [36] [details]
64 Play Time 1995-01-04 DEGermany DE PAL [48] [details]
78 Sega Power 1994-09-29 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [49] [details]
74 Sega Pro 1994-12-29 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [50] [details]
55 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-02-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [51] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 10 74 55 89 34 Mixed
World NTSC-J 1 55 55 55 0 Average
World NTSC-U 2 75 65 85 20 Positive
World PAL 4 75 64 82 18 Positive
Japan JP All 1 55 55 55 0 Average
Japan JP NTSC-J 1 55 55 55 0 Average
United States of America US All 2 75 65 85 20 Positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 2 75 65 85 20 Positive
United Kingdom UK All 3 78 74 82 8 Positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 3 78 74 82 8 Positive
France FR All 1 85 85 85 0 Very positive
Germany DE All 2 65 64 66 2 Positive
Germany DE PAL 1 64 64 64 0 Positive
Israel IL All 1 89 89 89 0 Very positive

Sales

Mega Drive version

Date Japan North America Europe Asia Worldwide

Mega-CD version

Date North America Europe Worldwide

Master System version

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Game Gear version

Date Japan North America Europe Asia Worldwide

Software charts

Mega Drive version

Mega-CD version

Master System version

Game Gear version

References

  1. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-xx-xx), page 69
  2. Beep! MegaDrive, "September 1994" (JP; 1994-08-08), page 16
  3. CD Consoles, "Novembre 1994" (FR; 1994-xx-xx), page 119
  4. Cool Gamer, "9" (RU; 2002-10-13), page 76
  5. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "December 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 42
  6. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 310
  7. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 4, "" (RU; 2001-xx-xx), page 105
  8. Famitsu, "1994-09-02" (JP; 1994-08-19), page 39
  9. Freak, "12/94" (IL; 1994-xx-xx), page 1
  10. GamePro, "December 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 104
  11. Games World: The Magazine, "December 1994" (UK; 1994-10-28), page 13
  12. Joypad, "Novembre 1994" (FR; 1994-1x-xx), page 92
  13. LeveL, "Leden 1995" (CZ; 1995-01-24), page 40
  14. Mega, "November 1994" (UK; 1994-10-27), page 44
  15. Mega Fun, "12/94" (DE; 1994-11-23), page 83
  16. Mean Machines Sega, "December 1994" (UK; 1994-10-28), page 106
  17. Next Generation, "February 1995" (US; 1995-01-24), page 102
  18. Player One, "Novembre 1994" (FR; 1994-1x-xx), page 102
  19. Play Time, "1/95" (DE; 1994-12-07), page 100
  20. Score, "Listopad 1994" (CZ; 1994-11-01), page 58
  21. Sega Magazin, "Dezember 1994" (DE; 1994-11-17), page 78
  22. Sega News, "Listopad 1996" (CZ; 1996-1x-xx), page 24
  23. Sega Power, "December 1994" (UK; 1994-10-20), page 58
  24. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 86
  25. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 13
  26. VideoGames, "February 1995" (US; 1995-0x-xx), page 78
  27. Consoles +, "Mars 1995" (FR; 1995-0x-xx), page 92
  28. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "February 1995" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 34
  29. Freak, "12/94" (IL; 1994-xx-xx), page 1
  30. Game Players, "Vol. 8 No. 2 February 1995" (US; 1995-0x-xx), page 72
  31. GamePro, "February 1995" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 46
  32. MAN!AC, "04/95" (DE; 1995-03-08), page 61
  33. Mega, "May 1995" (UK; 1995-04-30), page 8
  34. Mega Fun, "03/95" (DE; 1995-02-22), page 73
  35. Next Generation, "March 1995" (US; 1995-02-21), page 97
  36. 36.0 36.1 Player One, "Mars 1995" (FR; 1995-0x-xx), page 105
  37. Sega Magazine, "April 1995" (UK; 1995-03-15), page 92
  38. Sega Power, "June 1995" (UK; 1995-04-20), page 57
  39. Sega Pro, "Easter 1995" (UK; 1995-03-23), page 56
  40. Video Games, "4/95" (DE; 1995-03-22), page 90
  41. VideoGames, "February 1995" (US; 1995-0x-xx), page 80
  42. Freak, "12/94" (IL; 1994-xx-xx), page 1
  43. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "January 1995" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 46
  44. Freak, "12/94" (IL; 1994-xx-xx), page 1
  45. GamePro, "January 1995" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 162
  46. Games World: The Magazine, "February 1995" (UK; 1994-12-xx), page 23
  47. Mega Fun, "01/95" (DE; 1994-12-21), page 32
  48. Play Time, "2/95" (DE; 1995-01-04), page 106
  49. Sega Power, "November 1994" (UK; 1994-09-29), page 60
  50. Sega Pro, "February 1995" (UK; 1994-12-29), page 66
  51. Sega Saturn Magazine, "March 1995" (JP; 1995-02-08), page 132


Ecco: The Tides of Time

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Books: Ecco: The Tides of Time Official Strategy Guide (1994)

Prereleases:
Sega Mega Drive
Prototype 1994-02 | 04-13 | 04-29