F-22 Interceptor: Advanced Tactical Fighter

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F-22 Interceptor: Advanced Tactical Fighter
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Electronic Arts (US, Europe), Electronic Arts Victor (Japan)
Developer:
Genre: Simulation[1], Shooting[2]

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥8,900 (9,167)8,900e[3] EM20007
Sega Mega Drive
US
$49.9549.95[4] 701501
Sega Mega Drive
EU
E200SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.9939.99[5][6] E200SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
SE
(Rental)
Sega Mega Drive
AU
Sega Mega Drive
BR

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F-22 Interceptor: Advanced Tactical Fighter (F22インターセプター) is a flight simulation shoot-'em-up game developed and published by Electronic Arts for the Sega Mega Drive. It has the player pilot a fictional F-22 jet fighter, blowing up airebourne enemies and ground targets. The game was released in 1991, a full fourteen years before the F-22 Raptor came into service.

The game is widely criticised for its slugglish controls and lag, partly because F-22 Interceptor tries to render 3D polygons in certain locations. It is notable for having multiple camera perspectives, however - something not seen in many video games of the time.

Magazine articles

Main article: F-22 Interceptor: Advanced Tactical Fighter/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

F22Interceptor MD US PrintAdvert.jpg

US print advert

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Print advert in GamePro (US) #29: "December 1991" (1991-xx-xx)
also published in:

page=14

Print advert in Mega Force (FR) #8: "Juillet/Août 1992" (1992-07-07)
also published in:
  • Joypad (FR) #11: "Août/Septembre 1992" (1992-0x-xx)[11]

page=2

Print advert in Gamers (DE) #1992-01: "Februar/März 1992" (1992-xx-xx)

page=66

Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1993-03: "March 1993" (1993-02-08)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
ACE (UK)
75
[6]
Beep! MegaDrive (JP) NTSC-J
75
[12]
Console XS (UK) PAL
93
[13]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
74
[14]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
68
[15]
Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK)
93
[16]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
84
[4]
Gamers (DE)
73
[17]
GamesMaster (UK)
72
[18]
Games-X (UK)
100
[19]
Game Zone (UK) PAL
90
[20]
Hippon Super (JP) NTSC-J
40
[21]
Joypad (FR)
88
[22]
Joystick (FR)
88
[23]
Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK) PAL
70
[24]
Mega (UK) PAL
70
[25]
Mega Force (FR) PAL
85
[26]
MegaTech (UK) PAL
90
[27]
Mean Machines (UK)
93
[28]
Mean Machines Sega (UK)
93
[29]
Player One (FR)
75
[30]
Play Time (DE)
73
[31]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
68
[32]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
94
[33]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
89
[34]
Sega Force (UK) PAL
90
[35]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
79
[36]
User (GR) PAL
81
[37]
Video Games (DE)
70
[38]
Sega Mega Drive
80
Based on
29 reviews
Mega Drive, JP
F22Interceptor MD JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
F22Interceptor MD JP CartTop.jpg
F22 md jp cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, US
F22Interceptor MD US Box Front.jpg
Cover
F22Interceptor MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
F22 Interceptor MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, US (cardboard)
F22 MD US cb back.jpgNospine.pngF22 MD US cb front.jpg
Cover
F22Interceptor MD US Cart Alt.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, EU
F22Interceptor MD EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
F22Interceptor MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, SE (rental)

Mega Drive, AU
F22 MD AU cover.jpg
Cover
Mega Drive, AU (alt)
F22 MD AU alt cover.jpg
Cover
Mega Drive, BR
F22 MD BR cover.jpg
Cover

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 dd19b2b3
MD5 565a9fb0c7796c5443901e3d27c27d67
SHA-1 32a479ed7571c5f99b2181829afc517370e3051a
768kB 1992-06 Cartridge (US/EU)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 9cf552c2
MD5 be69f522d81e1ce89ba7842d4216be76
SHA-1 a8fbd68686abcec9b765f47de7704ffbed4ec008
768kB 1991-09 Cartridge (US/EU)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 fb55c785
MD5 b89f6bc7f4983ab197d90b24fdcec4dc
SHA-1 a6d0cf179d40ab7844d2a9f8a412a320a0639eec
768kB 1992-12 Cartridge (JP)
Sega Mega Drive
 ?
CRC32 d6a880a4
MD5 b93408e73d5331078b93ab773420b7d8
SHA-1 f104e6fab831fb482b0426bae98f04a65a05f392
768kB 1991-09 Page

References

  1. File:F22Interceptor MD JP Box Front.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/megadrive/software_l.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-07-02 23:21)
  3. Beep! MegaDrive, "March 1993" (JP; 1993-02-08), page 66
  4. 4.0 4.1 GamePro, "January 1992" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 68
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Sega Pro, "November 1991" (UK; 1991-xx-xx), page 9
  6. 6.0 6.1 ACE, "February 1992" (UK; 1992-01-08), page 93
  7. Sega Visions, "Winter 1991/1992" (US; 1991-xx-xx), page 53
  8. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "January 1992" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 135
  9. S.W.A.T. Pro, "March 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 66
  10. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "1992 Video Game Buyer's Guide" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 148
  11. Joypad, "Août/Septembre 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 26
  12. Beep! MegaDrive, "March 1993" (JP; 1993-02-08), page 22
  13. Console XS, "June/July 1992" (UK; 1992-04-23), page 129
  14. Computer & Video Games, "July 1994" (UK; 1994-06-15), page 107
  15. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "January 1992" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 26
  16. Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide, "" (UK; 1993-11-18), page 43
  17. Gamers, "Februar/März 1992" (DE; 1992-xx-xx), page 57
  18. GamesMaster (UK) "Series 1, episode 8" (1992-02-25, 18:30) (+6:53)
  19. Games-X, "5th-11th December 1991" (UK; 1991-12-05), page 29
  20. Game Zone, "January 1992" (UK; 1991-12-xx), page 29
  21. Hippon Super, "March 1993" (JP; 1993-02-04), page 38
  22. Joypad, "Janvier 1992" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 80
  23. Joystick, "Janvier 1992" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 110
  24. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "January 1993" (UK; 199x-xx-xx), page 92
  25. Mega, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-20), page 65
  26. Mega Force, "Novembre 1991" (FR; 1991-11-19), page 80
  27. MegaTech, "Xmas 1991" (UK; 1991-12-06), page 43
  28. Mean Machines, "November 1991" (UK; 1991-10-29), page 18
  29. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 138
  30. Player One, "Janvier 1992" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 54
  31. Play Time, "3/92" (DE; 1992-02-05), page 87
  32. Sega Power, "January 1992" (UK; 1991-12-05), page 46
  33. Sega Pro, "December 1991" (UK; 1991-11-21), page 42
  34. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 65
  35. Sega Force, "January 1992" (UK; 1991-12-12), page 68
  36. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 85
  37. User, "Máios 1993" (GR; 1993-0x-xx), page 48
  38. Video Games, "4/91" (DE; 1991-12-06), page 34


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