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Mega Man
Publisher: U.S. Gold
Developer:
System(s): Sega Game Gear
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Game Gear
US
$? T-79168




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Mega Man for the Sega Game Gear (not to be confused with either the NES, Game Boy or IBM PC games), is an entry to the Mega Man series released in 1995. It was released only in North America, and was developed by Freestyle under license from Capcom, and published by U.S. Gold.

The game is loosely based on the NES iterations of Mega Man 4 and Mega Man 5, sharing several bosses and having a fairly standard Mega Man plot. Unlike the NES games there are only four Robot Masters to choose from at the start (Stone Man, Napalm Man, Bright Man and Star Man), however Wave Man and Toad Man appear later in the game, as does the evil Dr. Wily.

Production credits

  • Programming: Michael Hart
  • Graphics: Paul Gregory
  • Additional Code: Paul Carter
  • Producer: Richard Siddall
  • Quality Assurance Lead Technicians: John Griffiths, Dan Wong
  • Quality Assurance Technicians: Caroline Trujillo, Chris Dolman, Nat Leachman, Steve Wyatt, Thomas Marx, Frank Hom
  • US Gold Producer: Daniel Llewellyn
  • Special Thanks to: Valerie Alveraz, Capcom R and D


Magazine articles

Main article: Mega Man/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
77 №12, p85
75 №32, p84/85[2]
87 №67, p62
Sega Game Gear
80
Based on
3 reviews

Game Gear, US
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Cover
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Cart
Mega Man GG US Manual.pdf
Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 1ACE93AF
MD5 8583950BE61FFBAF0F63DDE8DDED2AB3
SHA-1 085517C4AC940B937D0E0A900E4735A2247CA4DD
512kB Cartridge (US)

References


Mega Man games for Sega systems
Sega Mega Drive
Mega Man: The Wily Wars (1994)
Sega Game Gear
Mega Man (1995)
Sega Saturn
Mega Man X3 (1996) | Mega Man 8 (1997) | Mega Man X4 (1997) | Super Adventure Rockman (1998)