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Greendog: The Beached Surfer Dude was initially released to middling reception, with most reviewers left unimpressed with the frustrating platforming and slow gamefeel. While players and publications alike saw enough passion in the game to save it from truly scathing reviews, it is not a fondly remembered game. Drawing arguably unfair comparisons to Lester the Unlikely, a Super Nintendo title with an exceedingly similar premise, the game is commonly associated with Sega of America’s attempts at pushing its corporate image.

Critical reception

Mega Drive version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
60 1700 igr dlya Sega 2003-xx-xx RURussia RU [1] [details]
70 Consoles + 1992-1x-xx FRFrance FR [2] [details]
50 Cool Gamer 2002-10-13 RURussia RU [3] [details]
84 Electronic Games (1992-1995) 1992-xx-xx USUnited States of America US [4] [details]
65 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1992-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [5] [details]
60 Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1 1999-xx-xx RURussia RU [6] [details]
40 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide 1993-11-18 UKUnited Kingdom UK [7] [details]
70 Excalibur 1993-09-10 CZCzechia CZ [8] [details]
72 GameFan 1992-xx-xx USUnited States of America US [9] [details]
98 GamePro 1992-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [10] [details]
85 Game Informer 1992-0x-xx USUnited States of America US [11] [details]
89 Hobby Consolas 1992-xx-xx ESSpain ES [12] [details]
88 Joypad 1992-10-xx FRFrance FR [13] [details]
90 Joystick 1992-1x-xx FRFrance FR NTSC-U [14] [details]
70 Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming 1992-xx-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK [15] [details]
70 Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming 199x-xx-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [16] [details]
57 Mega 1992-10-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [17] [details]
85 Mega Force 1992-xx-xx FRFrance FR [18] [details]
73 Mega Fun 1992-09-22 DEGermany DE PAL [19] [details]
56 MegaTech 1992-09-20 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [20] [details]
49 Mean Machines Sega 1992-09-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [21] [details]
90 Player One 1992-10-10 FRFrance FR [22] [details]
73 Play Time 1992-11-04 DEGermany DE [23] [details]
68 Sega Power 1992-10-01 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [24] [details]
82 Sega Pro 1992-10-08 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [25] [details]
80 Sega Pro 1993-03-11 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [26] [details]
81 Sega Force 1993-01-14 SESweden SE [27] [details]
72 Sega Force 1992-10-08 UKUnited Kingdom UK [28] [details]
71 Supergame 1992-12-xx BRBrazil BR [29] [details]
71 Supergame 1992-11-xx BRBrazil BR NTSC-U [30] [details]
78 Supersonic 1992-xx-xx FRFrance FR [31] [details]
70 Tricks 16 bit 1998-xx-xx RURussia RU [32] [details]
82 User 1993-0x-xx GRGreece GR PAL [33] [details]
63 Video Games 1992-10-28 DEGermany DE [34] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 34 72 40 98 58 Mixed
World NTSC-U 4 81 65 98 33 Very positive
World PAL 9 69 49 82 33 Positive
United States of America US All 5 81 65 98 33 Very positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 2 81 65 98 33 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 10 64 40 82 42 Mixed
United Kingdom UK PAL 7 66 49 82 33 Positive
France FR All 6 84 70 90 20 Very positive
France FR NTSC-U 1 90 90 90 0 Very positive
Germany DE All 3 70 63 73 10 Positive
Germany DE PAL 1 73 73 73 0 Positive
Spain ES All 1 89 89 89 0 Very positive
Brazil BR All 2 71 71 71 0 Positive
Brazil BR NTSC-U 1 71 71 71 0 Positive
Czechia CZ All 1 70 70 70 0 Positive
Greece GR All 1 82 82 82 0 Very positive
Greece GR PAL 1 82 82 82 0 Very positive
Russia RU All 4 60 50 70 20 Average
Sweden SE All 1 81 81 81 0 Very positive

Game Gear version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
75 GamePro 199x-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [35] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 1 75 75 75 0 Positive
World NTSC-U 1 75 75 75 0 Positive
United States of America US All 1 75 75 75 0 Positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 1 75 75 75 0 Positive

Sales

Mega Drive version

Date North America Europe Asia Worldwide

Game Gear version

Date North America Worldwide

Software charts

Mega Drive version

Game Gear version

References

  1. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-xx-xx), page 92
  2. Consoles +, "Novembre 1992" (FR; 1992-1x-xx), page 86
  3. Cool Gamer, "9" (RU; 2002-10-13), page 96
  4. Electronic Games (1992-1995), "October 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 73
  5. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "October 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 30
  6. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 320
  7. Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide, "" (UK; 1993-11-18), page 54
  8. Excalibur, "" (CZ; 1993-09-10), page 33
  9. GameFan, "Volume 1, Issue 1: October 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 6
  10. GamePro, "November 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 56
  11. Game Informer, "September/October 1992" (US; 1992-0x-xx), page 6
  12. Hobby Consolas, "Octubre 1992" (ES; 1992-xx-xx), page 100
  13. Joypad, "Octobre 1992" (FR; 1992-10-xx), page 68
  14. Joystick, "Novembre 1992" (FR; 1992-1x-xx), page 158
  15. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "November 1992" (UK; 1992-xx-xx), page 24
  16. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "January 1993" (UK; 199x-xx-xx), page 92
  17. Mega, "November 1992" (UK; 1992-10-15), page 50
  18. Mega Force, "Octobre 1992" (FR; 1992-xx-xx), page 80
  19. Mega Fun, "09/92" (DE; 1992-09-22), page 35
  20. MegaTech, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-20), page 42
  21. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 64
  22. Player One, "Octobre 1992" (FR; 1992-10-10), page 62
  23. Play Time, "12/92" (DE; 1992-11-04), page 90
  24. Sega Power, "November 1992" (UK; 1992-10-01), page 28
  25. Sega Pro, "November 1992" (UK; 1992-10-08), page 36
  26. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 66
  27. Sega Force, "1/93" (SE; 1993-01-14), page 14
  28. Sega Force, "November 1992" (UK; 1992-10-08), page 56
  29. Supergame, "Dezembro 1992" (BR; 1992-12-xx), page 38
  30. Supergame, "Novembro 1992" (BR; 1992-11-xx), page 22
  31. Supersonic, "Novembre 1992" (FR; 1992-xx-xx), page 10
  32. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 83
  33. User, "Ioúnios 1993" (GR; 1993-0x-xx), page 48
  34. Video Games, "11/92" (DE; 1992-10-28), page 48
  35. GamePro, "January 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 206


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