Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge

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Nakajima Satoru Kanshuu F1 Hero MD/Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Varie (JP), Flying Edge (US, EU)
Developer:
Licensor: Ferrari (US, EU)
Sound driver: Siren version 0.01
Genre: Racing[2][3]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥7,800 (8,034)7,800e[4] T-72023
Sega Mega Drive
US
$49.9549.95[7] T-81016
Sega Mega Drive
EU
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.9939.99[8][9]

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Nakajima Satoru Kanshuu F1 Hero MD (中島悟監修 F1 HERO MD) is a 1992 racing game by Aisystem Tokyo and Varie for the Sega Mega Drive and the second Mega Drive game in the Satoru Nakajima series, following F1 Grand Prix and preceding F1 Super License. This one was actually released overseas, by Flying Edge under the name Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge.

Gameplay

The game is a typical 3D racing game with various team, racer, car setup, and race options for a Grand Prix, practice race, and Time Attack modes. A accelerates; B brakes. Races are always presented in horizontal split screen; in one-player mode, the HUD takes up the top half of the screen.

History

Reception

The game was voted as one of the absolute worst Sega Mega Drive games by readers of Beep! MegaDrive magazine.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge
English (US) Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge
Japanese 中島悟監修 F1 HERO MD Nakajima Satoru Kanshuu F1 Hero MD

Magazine articles

Main article: Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Sega Visions (US) #8: "May/June 1992" (1992-xx-xx)
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Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #36: "July 1992" (1992-xx-xx)
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Print advert in Mega Force (FR) #19: "Ete 1993" (1993-0x-xx)
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Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1992-05: "May 1992" (1992-04-08)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
40
[10]
1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
50
[11]
1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
50
[12]
Aktueller Software Markt (DE)
35
[13]
Beep! MegaDrive (JP) NTSC-J
65
[14]
Consoles + (FR)
41
[15]
Cool Gamer (RU)
40
[16]
Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1 (RU)
50
[17]
Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK)
44
[18]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
48
[19]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
63
[7]
Game Zone (UK) PAL
60
[6]
Joypad (FR) NTSC-J
73
[20]
Joypad (FR) NTSC-U
60
[21]
Joystick (FR) NTSC-J
80
[22]
Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK) PAL
23
[23]
Mega Drive Fan (JP) NTSC-J
59
[24]
Mega Action (UK)
42
[25]
Mega Force (FR)
70
[26]
MegaTech (UK) PAL
35
[9]
Mean Machines (UK) PAL
45
[27]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
45
[28]
Player One (FR)
35
[29]
Play Time (DE)
78
[30]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
82
[31]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
68
[8]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
38
[32]
Sega Force (SE)
74
[33]
Sega Force (UK) PAL
64
[34]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
30
[35]
Supergame (BR) NTSC-J
86
[36]
Tricks 16 bit (RU)
65
[37]
Video Games (DE)
40
[38]
Sega Mega Drive
54
Based on
33 reviews

Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge

Mega Drive, JP
F1HeroMD MD JP Box.jpg
Cover
FerrariGPChallenge MD JP CartTop.jpg
F1HeroMD MD JP Cart.jpg
Cart
FerrariGPChallenge MD jp manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, US
FGPC MD US Box.jpg
Cover
FGPC MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
FGPC MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
FGPC MD US pcb.jpg
PCB
Mega Drive, EU
FGPC MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
FGPC MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge MD FR Manual.pdf
Manual
FGPC MD EU pcb.jpg
PCB
Mega Drive, SE (rental)
FGPC MD SE rental cover.jpg
Cover

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 f73f6bec
MD5 60b0ef8eb30d5f455f2131f27cd18f46
SHA-1 bd08e2e0857c7b385c15d96e555f25d12457c917
1MB 1992-05 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 250111df
MD5 f5cf4a91e074640f45c6396948085ccc
SHA-1 0e33965994a6f53aca93c3cb164726b913789fc1
1MB 1992-05 Cartridge (EU)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 24f87987
MD5 5c6f03e7b8fdca34705b16f587d61811
SHA-1 1a61809b4637ba48d193d29a5c25d72ab2c6d72d
1MB 1992-05 Cartridge (JP)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://gdri.smspower.org/wiki/index.php/Varie
  2. File:F1HeroMD MD JP Box.jpg
  3. 3.0 3.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/megadrive/software_l.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-07-02 23:21)
  4. Beep! MegaDrive, "May 1992" (JP; 1992-04-08), page 20
  5. Sega Visions, "May/June 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 58
  6. 6.0 6.1 Game Zone, "September 1992" (UK; 1992-08-19), page 40
  7. 7.0 7.1 GamePro, "August 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 44
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Sega Pro, "August 1992" (UK; 1992-07-16), page 40
  9. 9.0 9.1 MegaTech, "August 1992" (UK; 1992-07-20), page 37
  10. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-03-10), page 110
  11. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-03-10), page 79
  12. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-03-10), page 261
  13. Aktueller Software Markt, "November 1992" (DE; 1992-10-09), page 148
  14. Beep! MegaDrive, "June 1992" (JP; 1992-05-08), page 30
  15. Consoles +, "Mai 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 80
  16. Cool Gamer, "9" (RU; 2002-10-13), page 79
  17. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 314
  18. Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide, "" (UK; 1993-11-18), page 45
  19. Famitsu, "1992-05-22" (JP; 1992-05-08), page 37
  20. Joypad, "Juillet 1992" (FR; 1992-06-1x), page 84
  21. Joypad, "Septembre 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 68
  22. Joystick, "Juillet/Août 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 164
  23. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "January 1993" (UK; 199x-xx-xx), page 91
  24. Mega Drive Fan, "August 1992" (JP; 1992-07-XX), page 99
  25. Mega Action, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-09-09), page 64
  26. Mega Force, "Octobre 1992" (FR; 1992-xx-xx), page 72
  27. Mean Machines, "August 1992" (UK; 1992-07-22), page 56
  28. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 126
  29. Player One, "Janvier/Février 1993" (FR; 1993-01-10), page 126
  30. Play Time, "3/93" (DE; 1993-02-10), page 113
  31. Sega Power, "November 1992" (UK; 1992-10-01), page 40
  32. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 65
  33. Sega Force, "1/93" (SE; 1993-01-14), page 15
  34. Sega Force, "September 1992" (UK; 1992-08-13), page 54
  35. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 87
  36. Supergame, "Agosto 1992" (BR; 1992-08-xx), page 24
  37. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-03-20), page 71
  38. Video Games, "8/92" (DE; 1992-07-22), page 47


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