Garry Kitchen's Super Battletank: War in the Gulf

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Garry Kitchen's Super Battletank: War in the Gulf
Publisher: Absolute Entertainment
Sega Game Gear
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear
Sound driver:
Sega Mega Drive
Genre: Simulation

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
$57.00[1] T-86016

Sega Game Gear
$14.97 1239

Garry Kitchen's Super Battletank: War in the Gulf, is a tank simulation game for the Sega Mega Drive and Sega Game Gear. The Game Gear version is simply known as Super Battletank. Whilst originally developed in 1994, the Game Gear version never saw a release until Majesco published it in 2001, making it by far the last game to be released in any region for the Game Gear. Both versions were only released in North America.

Magazine articles

Main article: Garry Kitchen's Super Battletank: War in the Gulf/Magazine articles.

Promotional material


GamePro US 037.pdf

Mega Drive print advert in
GamePro (US) #37: "August 1992" (1992-xx-xx)

GamePlayers US 0705.pdf

Game Gear print advert in
Game Players (US) Vol. 7 No. 5 "May 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #58: "May 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[3]
  • GamePro (US) #60: "July 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[4]

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
65 №42, p62[1], №44, p48[5]
45 №6, p80
50 №7, p22/23
80 №6, p57[6]
47 №41, p36/37
44 №17, p58/59
44 №18, p67
40 №5, p40/41
Sega Mega Drive
Based on
8 reviews

Mega Drive, US
SuperBattletank MD US Box.jpg
SuperBattletank MD US Cart.jpg
Super Battletank MD US Manual.pdf

Game Gear version

Game Gear, US
SuperBattletank GG US Box Back Majesco.jpgNospine.pngSuperBattletank GG US Box Front Majesco.jpg
SuperBattletank GG US Cart Majesco.jpg
Super Battletank GG US Manual.pdf

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 b0b5e3c9
MD5 6bb84cefe5cbb94050fd6dc345cfecca
SHA-1 4ce9aaaa9d3f98e1747af12ad488b6bdbde1afb4
512kB 1992-08 Cartridge (US)


  1. 1.0 1.1 File:GamePro US 042.pdf, page 66
  2. File:SegaVisions US 10.pdf, page 93
  3. File:EGM US 058.pdf, page 153
  4. File:GamePro US 060.pdf, page 47
  5. File:GamePro US 044.pdf, page 50
  6. File:Mega UK 06.pdf, page 57