Michael Jackson's Moonwalker/Magazine articles

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File Date Source Title and comments
1990-xx-xx Famitsu (JP), "" "Cross review"
Actual ratings breakdown unknown, needs correcting when actual breakdown known.

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NTSC-J 6.5/10
65
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Sega Visions (US), "June/July 1990" "Coming Attractions: Moonwalker"
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx GamePro (US), "July 1990" "ProView"
Part one.
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx GamePro (US), "August 1990" "ProView"
Part two.
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "September 1990" "Review Crew"

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Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 7/10   7/10   7/10   7/10
70
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-08-XX Beep! MegaDrive (JP), "September 1990" "BE-Mega dog race"

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Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 8/10   7/10   8/10   8/10
78
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Logo-pdf.svg 1990-09-16 Computer & Video Games (UK), "October 1990"
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Joystick (FR), "Octobre 1990"

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87%
87
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-10-04 New Computer Express (UK), "6 October 1990"
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-10-08 Mega Drive Fan (JP), "November 1990" "Game seisekihyou"

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NTSC-J 4.458/5   4.399/5   3.842/5   3.679/5   3.783/5   4.177/5
81
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-10-12 Power Play (DE), "11/90"
Review
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59%
59
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Sega Visions (US), "October/November 1990"
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Sega Visions (US), "October/November 1990" "Vision and Views in the News: Michael Jackson struts for Sega"
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-10-16 Computer & Video Games (UK), "November 1990"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
88% CVG Hit
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-10-xx ACE (UK), "November 1990"
Review
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615
62
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-10-25 Raze (UK), "December 1990"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC 87%
87
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-11-xx Complete Guide to Consoles (UK), "Volume IV"
Review
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88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Mega Play (US), "November/December 1990"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 7/10   8/10   7/10   7/10
73
[Info]
1990-1x-xx The Games Machine (IT), "Dicembre 1990"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
91% Star Player
91
[Info]
1990-xx-xx Pixel (GR), "Dekémvrios 1990"
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Player One (FR), "Décembre 1990"
Review
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96%
96
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-1x-xx Zero (UK), "December 1990"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
91% Console Classic
91
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-01-03 Mean Machines (UK), "January 1991"
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Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
81%
81
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-04-08 Mega Drive Fan (JP), "May 1991" "American Sega Games" feature
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-03-07 New Computer Express (UK), "9th March 1991" "Jacko's Sega giveaway"
News of Moonwalker bundles
Cover article
Logo-pdf.svg
1991-03-07 Sega Power (UK), "April 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 90%
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-05-xx The Complete Guide to Sega (UK), "" "Buyer's Guide"
The Complete Guide to Sega reviews most Mega Drive and Master System games released before May 1991.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
85%
85
[Info]
Wiz 2 IL Moonwalker.jpg 1991-xx-xx Wiz (IL), "2/91"
Wiz 5 IL cover.jpg 1991-xx-xx Wiz (IL), "5/91"
Wiz 5 IL Michael Jackson's Moonwalker.jpg 1991-xx-xx Wiz (IL), "5/91"
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-09-05 Sega Power (UK), "October 1991" "The Hard Line"
Sega Power re-reviews most Master System, Mega Drive and Game Gear titles released before September 1991.
Review
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PAL RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Empty.svg
75
[Info]
1991-xx-xx Pixel (GR), "Dekémvrios 1991"
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-12-06 MegaTech (UK), "Xmas 1991" "Game Index"
MegaTech briefly reviews most of the Mega Drive games released before December 1991.

Review
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85%
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-01-16 Sega Pro (UK), "February 1992"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
84%
84
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-01-08 Beep! MegaDrive (JP), "February 1992" "Urawaza League"
Tips and tricks
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-0x-xx Hobby Consolas (ES), "Febrero 1992"
Review
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78%
78
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-04-23 Console XS (UK), "June/July 1992"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 86%
86
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-09-xx Mean Machines Sega (UK), "October 1992" "Games Index"
Mean Machines Sega reviews most Mega Drive, Master System and Game Gear games released before September 1992.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
85%
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-10-0x Disney Adventures (US), "November 1992"
Wiz 25 IL Moonwalker Ms.Pac-Man Splatterhouse 2.jpg 1993-xx-xx Wiz (IL), "4/93"
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK), "January 1993" "The Complete Mega File"
Mega Drive Advanced Gaming reviews every Mega Drive game released before December 1992.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 64%
64
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-11 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1993" "The ProFile"
SegaPro re-reviews almost every Mega Drive, Mega-CD, Master System and Game Gear title released up until this point.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 84%
84
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1994-03-xx Mean Machines Sega (UK), "May 1994" "The Court of Appeal"
A special feature in which Mean Machines Sega looks back on old games given a price drop and judges how they have held up in a courtroom-style retrospective.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-05-20 Mega (UK), "June 1993" "CHEAP and not so nasty"
£19.99 price drop review.
Review
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PAL 78%
78
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-05-20 MegaTech (UK), "June 1993" "Bargains"
£19.99 price drop review.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 72%
72
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-11-18 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK), ""
Review
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71%
71
[Info]
VAD 18-1 RU Michael Jackson.jpg 1995-04-28 Video-Ace Dendy (RU), ""
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-08-08 Sega Saturn Magazine (JP), "September 1995" "Beep! MegaDrive readers final rating"
It continued up until then in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP).

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NTSC-J 7.1431/10
71
[Info]
1996-07-01 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
1997-10-18 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
1998-03-20 Tricks 16 bit (RU), "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr"
Reprints/translations:
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68%
68
[Info]
1998-08-20 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
1999-07-15 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
2000-04-15 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
2001-03-19 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
2001-09-15 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
2002-10-13 Cool Gamer (RU), "9"
Review
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4/10
40
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-03-10 1700 igr dlya Sega (RU), ""
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40%
40
[Info]

Master System version

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File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-01-03 Mean Machines (UK), "January 1991"
Reprints/translations:
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80%
80
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Logo-pdf.svg 1991-02-16 Computer & Video Games (UK), "March 1991"
Reprints/translations:

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70%
70
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Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx GamePro (US), "March 1991" "ProView"

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NTSC-U
Graphics: 4 Sound: 4 Gameplay: 3 FunFactor: 2 Challenge: 3
64
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Logo-pdf.svg 1991-03-07 New Computer Express (UK), "9th March 1991" "Jacko's Sega giveaway"
News of Moonwalker bundles
Cover article
Logo-pdf.svg
1991-03-07 Sega Power (UK), "April 1991"

Review
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PAL 83%
83
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Player One (FR), "Mai 1991"
Review
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91%
91
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Micro News (FR), "Mai 1991"
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-05-xx The Complete Guide to Sega (UK), ""

Review
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PAL 80%
80
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Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Wiz (IL), "3/91"
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-0x-xx Tilt (FR), "Juin 1991"
Review
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8/20
40
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Logo-pdf.svg 1991-06-07 Video Games (DE), "2/91"

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59%
59
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1991-06-12 Power Play (DE), "7/91"
Review
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55%
55
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-09-05 Sega Power (UK), "October 1991" "The Hard Line"
Sega Power re-reviews most Master System, Mega Drive and Game Gear titles released before September 1991.
Review
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PAL RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Empty.svgRatingStar Empty.svg
50
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-0x-xx Joystick (FR), "Mai 1991"

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PAL 90%
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-01-16 Sega Pro (UK), "February 1992"

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81%
81
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-04-23 Console XS (UK), "June/July 1992"
Review
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PAL 85%
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-09-xx Mean Machines Sega (UK), "October 1992" "Games Index"
Mean Machines Sega reviews most Mega Drive, Master System and Game Gear games released before September 1992.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
80%
80
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-11 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1993" "The ProFile"
SegaPro re-reviews almost every Mega Drive, Mega-CD, Master System and Game Gear title released up until this point.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 85%
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-11-18 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK), ""
Review
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71%
71
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1994-08-01 Score (CZ), "Srpen 1994"
Review
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58%
58
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