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Jurassic Park
System(s): Sega Mega-CD
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Licensor: Universal City Studios, Amblin Entertainment
Peripherals supported: CD BackUp RAM Cart
Genre: Adventure[2][3]

















Number of players: 1
Official in-game languages:
  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Français
  • Español
  • 日本語
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Mega-CD
    JP
    ¥7,8007,800 G-6038
    Sega Mega-CD
    US
    $59.9959.99[4] 4411
    Videogame Rating Council: GA
    Sega Mega-CD
    EU
    4411
    Sega Mega-CD
    DE
    DM 99.0099.00[9] 4411-18
    USK: 0
    Sega Mega-CD
    ES
    4411-06
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Sega Mega-CD
    FR
    4411-09
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Sega Mega-CD
    UK
    £44.9944.99[6][7] 4411
    Sega Mega-CD
    AU
    Sega Mega-CD
    BR
    063030

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    Jurassic Park (ジュラシックパーク) for the Sega Mega-CD is a point-and-click adventure game based on the Jurassic Park film. It relies heavily on full motion video.

    History

    Development

    Sega enlisted the support of Dr. Robert T. Bakker, a prominent paleontologist who advised the production of the Jurassic Park film, for the Mega-CD tie in. He wrote a "field guide" for the seven species of dinosaur featured in the game, and features as part of the production's full motion video segments[10]. To better explain to the designers and animators how dinosaurs likely moved, Bakker dissected a chicken at the Sega Multimedia Studio offices to show how the leg joints operated[11].

    Production credits

    Source: In-game credits


    Sega Jurassic Park CD Team
    Japanese Localization Team
    Source: In-game credits (JP)

    Magazine articles

    Main article: Jurassic Park (Mega-CD)/Magazine articles.

    Promotional material

    1994 12 - Jurassic Park 1.jpg

    ES print advert (1-1)

    1994 12 - Jurassic Park 2.jpg

    ES print advert (1-2)

    SegaVisions US 16.pdfSegaVisions US 16.pdf

    PDF
    Print advert in Sega Visions (US) #16: "December/January 1993/1994" (1993-xx-xx)
    also published in:

    BeepMD JP 1994-09.pdf

    PDF
    Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1994-09: "September 1994" (1994-08-08)
    also published in:
    File not defined.

    Score CZ 10.pdf

    PDF
    Print advert in Score (CZ) #10: "Říjen 1994" (1994-10-01)
    also published in:
    • Score (CZ) #11: "Listopad 1994" (1994-11-01)[16]
    • Score (CZ) #12: "Prosinec 1994" (1994-12-01)[17]
    • Score (CZ) #13: "Leden 1995" (1995-01-01)[18]
    • Score (CZ) #14: "Únor 1995" (1995-02-01)[19]
    • Score (CZ) #15: "Březen 1995" (1995-03-01)[20]

    Physical scans

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    68 [21]
    78 [22]
    74 [23]
    87 [24]
    70 №303, p40
    93 [25]
    81 №16, p67
    80 [26]
    84 №18, p38/39
    79 №26
    73 [27]
    80 №44, p104/105
    92
    86 №52, p32/33
    87 [28]
    92 [29]
    Sega Mega-CD
    82
    Based on
    16 reviews

    Mega-CD, JP
    JurassicPark MCD JP Box Back.jpgJurassicPark MCD JP Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    JurassicPark MCD JP spinecard.jpg
    Spinecard
    JurassicPark MCD JP Disc.jpg
    Disc
    JurassicParkCD MD jp manual.pdf
    Manual
    Mega-CD, US
    JurassicPark MCD US Box Back.jpgJurassicPark MCD US Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    JurassicPark MCD US Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Jurassicpark mcd us manual.pdf
    Manual
    JurassicPark MCD US RegCard.pdf
    Reg Card
    Mega-CD, EU
    JurassicPark MCD EU Box Back.jpgJurassicPark MCD EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    JurassicPark MCD EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Mega-CD, EU (Reprint)
    JurassicPark MCD EU Box Back Alt.jpgJurassicPark MCD EU Box Front Alt.jpg
    Cover
    JurassicPark MCD EU spinecard.jpg
    Spinecard
    JurassicPark MCD EU Disc Newer.jpg
    Disc
    Mega-CD, FR
    JurassicPark MCD FR Box Back.jpgJurassicPark MCD FR Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    JurassicPark MCD FR Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Mega-CD, DE
    JurassicPark MCD DE Box Back.jpgJurassicPark MCD DE Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Mega-CD, ES
    JurassicPark MCD ES Box Back.jpgJurassicPark MCD ES Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Mega-CD, BR
    JurassicPark MCD BR Box Back.jpgNospine.pngJurassicPark MCD BR Box Front.jpg
    Cover

    Technical information

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Sega Mega-CD
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    528,557,904 CD (EU) 4411
    Sega Mega-CD
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    528,557,904 CD (JP) G-6038
    Sega Mega-CD
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    528,557,904 CD (US) 4411
    Sega Mega-CD
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    1993-08-03 Page

    References

    1. Interview: Doug Lanford (2011-03-01) by Sega-16
    2. File:JurassicPark MCD JP Box Back.jpg
    3. 3.0 3.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/mega-cd/software.html (archived: 2020-06-22 19:24)
    4. GamePro, "February 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 86
    5. 5.0 5.1 Sega Force Mega, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-16), page 8
    6. Computer & Video Games, "July 1994" (UK; 1994-06-15), page 73
    7. Games World: The Magazine, "October 1994" (UK; 1994-08-xx), page 17
    8. Video Games, "9/93" (DE; 1993-08-25), page 43
    9. Megablast, "4/93" (DE; 1993-xx-xx), page 35
    10. Game Players, "Vol. 6 No. 11 November 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 95
    11. Game Players, "Vol. 6 No. 11 November 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 96
    12. Electronic Games (1992-1995), "January 1994" (US; 1993-12-21), page 20
    13. GamePro, "January 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 142
    14. Sega Visions, "February/March 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 68
    15. Beep! MegaDrive, "October 1994" (JP; 1994-09-08), page 5
    16. Score, "Listopad 1994" (CZ; 1994-11-01), page 2
    17. Score, "Prosinec 1994" (CZ; 1994-12-01), page 23
    18. Score, "Leden 1995" (CZ; 1995-01-01), page 41
    19. Score, "Únor 1995" (CZ; 1995-02-01), page 41
    20. Score, "Březen 1995" (CZ; 1995-03-01), page 41
    21. Beep! MegaDrive, "October 1994" (JP; 1994-09-08), page 18 (20)
    22. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 83 (85)
    23. Consoles +, "Juillet/Août 1994" (FR; 1994-xx-xx), page 142/143 (142)
    24. Computer & Video Games, "May 1994" (UK; 1994-04-15), page 62-63 (62)
    25. GamePro, "April 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 34/35 (36)
    26. Joypad, "Juillet/Août 1994" (FR; 1994-xx-xx), page 146/147 (146)
    27. Mean Machines Sega, "May 1994" (UK; 1994-03-xx), page 66-68 (67)
    28. Sega Pro, "March 1994" (UK; 1994-01-27), page 56/57 (56)
    29. Sonic Mag: B.D. & Jeux-Video!, "Mai 1994" (FR; 1994-04-15), page 34/35 (36)
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    Sega Master System
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    Sega Game Gear
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    Sega Mega-CD
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    Sega Saturn
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