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Manufacturer: Aura Systems
Made for: Sega Mega Drive, Super Nintendo, PlayStation
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Sega Mega Drive
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The Interactor is a wearable Sega Mega Drive (and Super Nintendo) accessory released by Aura Systems in 1994. It was advertised as being a virtual reality device, in which the player would be able to "feel" actions in games (e.g. if punched, the player would be given a physical bump), a form of haptic feedback.

In reality the Interactor is a glorified set of stereo speakers, compatible with any device with a standard headphone output (though specific cables were offered for easier use with the two aforementioned consoles). It uses sound to create pulses near the user's chest or back - it has no way of discerning what happens on screen.

In Poland, sold since 1995 by Multi Styk.

Magazine articles

Main article: Interactor/Magazine articles.

Promotional material


Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #59: "June 1994" (1994-xx-xx)


Print advert in EGM² (US) #1: "July 1994" (1994-07-19)


Print advert in GamePro (US) #60: "July 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • EGM² (US) #2: "August 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[4]


Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #62: "September 1994" (1994-xx-xx)


Print advert in Game Players (US) #0710: "Vol. 7 No. 10 October 1994" (1994-xx-xx)


Print advert in Gamestar (AU) #5: "October 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Hyper (AU) #14: "January 1995" (199x-xx-xx)[5]


Print advert in EGM² (US) #5: "November 1994" (1994-xx-xx)


Print advert in GamePro (US) #64: "November 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
also published in:


Print advert in GamePro (US) #66: "January 1995" (199x-xx-xx)

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Print advert in Freak (IL) #30 (1995-xx-xx)

Freak 31 IL Interactor advert.jpg

Print advert in Freak (IL) #31 (1995-xx-xx)


Print advert in Game Players (US) #0811: "Vol. 8 No. 11 November 1995" (1995-xx-xx)
also published in:


Print advert in Hyper (AU) #87: "January 2001" (2000-11-22)

Physical scans

Mega Drive, US
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Mega Drive, UK
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Interactor MD UK Manual.pdf
Interactor MD UK Quick Start.pdf
Quick Start Guide
Interactor MD UK Sony Playstation Addendum.pdf
Addendum, Sony Playstation Instructions
Interactor MD UK Warning.pdf


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