Greatest Heavyweights

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Greatest Heavyweights
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Sound driver: GEMS
Peripherals supported: Six Button Control Pad, Activator
Genre: Sports[1][2]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥7,8007,800 G-5539
Sega Mega Drive
US
$59.9959.99[3] 1228
Videogame Rating Council: MA-13
Sega Mega Drive
EU
1228
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£49.9949.99[4][6] 1228
Sega Mega Drive
BR
Sega Mega Drive
AS

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Greatest Heavyweights (グレイテストヘビーウェイツ) is a 1993 boxing game by Sega for the Sega Mega Drive. The game's engine is based on that of Evander Holyfield's "Real Deal" Boxing, and thus the available game modes are the same, however you can only play as various boxing champions of the previous century. The game also lets you play tournament matches.

Gameplay

Boxers

Muhammad Ali
Larry Holmes
Jack Dempsey
Evander Holyfield
Floyd Patterson
Joe Frazier
Rocky Marciano
Joe Louis

Production credits

Muhammad Ali licensed from Virgin Games
Source:
In-game credits

Magazine articles

Main article: Greatest Heavyweights/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Game Players (US) #0612: "Vol. 6 No. 12 December 1993" (1993-1x-xx)
also published in:

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
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Based on
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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
50
[9]
Beep! MegaDrive (JP) NTSC-J
58
[10]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
78
[11]
Electronic Games (1992-1995) (US) NTSC-U
89
[12]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
60
[13]
Game Players (US) NTSC-U
56
[14]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
80
[3]
GamesMaster (UK) PAL
81
[15]
Hippon Super (JP) NTSC-J
65
[16]
Joypad (FR) PAL
81
[17]
Mega (UK) PAL
76
[5]
Mega Action (UK) PAL
89
[18]
Mega Force (FR)
90
[19]
MegaTech (UK) PAL
79
[20]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
76
[6]
Player One (FR)
80
[21]
Sega Magazine (UK) PAL
79
[4]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
80
[22]
Sega Zone (UK) PAL
91
[23]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
82
[24]
Sonic the Comic (UK) PAL
80
[25]
Supersonic (FR)
84
[26]
Tricks 16 bit (RU)
78
[27]
Video Games (DE) NTSC-U
51
[28]
VideoGames (US) NTSC-U
70
[29]
Sega Mega Drive
75
Based on
25 reviews

Greatest Heavyweights

Mega Drive, JP
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Cover
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Cart
Greatest Heavyweights MD JP Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, US
GreatestHeavyweights MD US Box.jpg
Cover
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Cart
Greatest Heavyweights MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU
GreatestHeavyweights MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
GreatestHeavyweights MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
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PCB
Mega Drive, BR
GreatestHeavyweights MD BR Box.jpg
Cover
Mega Drive, Asia
GreatestHeavyweights MD AS Box.jpg
Cover
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Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 6e3621d5
MD5 a2319592a31d22d9ec4501ce4c188152
SHA-1 4ef7aec80003aab0e1d2260b7fc0d22d63d90038
2MB 1993-09 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 9778c181
MD5 6ba9e256579f0cbfa18abb96acc5b24d
SHA-1 db28d70f9b744004cadd06eb77d6223534f59215
2MB 1993-09 Cartridge (EU)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 7ef8b162
MD5 8662fc03ecb681fb5a463a2e9bb2ae41
SHA-1 1d5fe812df75e0dc1ff379c563058e078b839a09
2MB 1993-09 Cartridge (JP)

References

  1. File:GreatestHeavyweights MD JP Box.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/megadrive/software.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-07-20 09:51)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 GamePro, "January 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 178
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Sega Magazine, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-10), page 112
  5. 5.0 5.1 Mega, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-20), page 36
  6. 6.0 6.1 Mean Machines Sega, "February 1994" (UK; 1993-12-28), page 77
  7. Sega Visions, "December/January 1993/1994" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 20
  8. Electronic Games (1992-1995), "January 1994" (US; 1993-12-21), page 32
  9. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-xx-xx), page 92
  10. Beep! MegaDrive, "June 1994" (JP; 1994-05-07), page 19
  11. Computer & Video Games, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-15), page 94
  12. Electronic Games (1992-1995), "January 1994" (US; 1993-12-21), page 84
  13. Famitsu, "1994-06-03" (JP; 1994-05-20), page 1
  14. Game Players, "Vol. 7 No. 2 February 1994" (US; 1994-0x-xx), page 91
  15. GamesMaster, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-20), page 64
  16. Hippon Super, "June 1994" (JP; 1994-04-30), page 61
  17. Joypad, "Février 1994" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 88
  18. Mega Action, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-30), page 26
  19. Mega Force, "Février 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 114
  20. MegaTech, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-21), page 74
  21. Player One, "Février 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 102
  22. Sega Power, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-06), page 68
  23. Sega Zone, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-27), page 36
  24. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 85
  25. Sonic the Comic, "February 4th 1994" (UK; 1994-01-22), page 10
  26. Supersonic, "Avril 1994" (FR; 1994-xx-xx), page 25
  27. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 83
  28. Video Games, "2/94" (DE; 1994-01-26), page 79
  29. VideoGames, "March 1994" (US; 1994-0x-xx), page 90


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