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Critical reception

Mega Drive version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
70 1700 igr dlya Sega 2003-xx-xx RURussia RU [1] [details]
76 Aktueller Software Markt 1993-10-11 DEGermany DE NTSC-U [2] [details]
60 Beep! MegaDrive 1994-06-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [3] [details]
92 Consoles + 1993-0x-xx FRFrance FR [4] [details]
80 Cool Gamer 2002-10-13 RURussia RU [5] [details]
90 Computer & Video Games 1993-07-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK [6] [details]
83 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1993-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [7] [details]
80 Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1 1999-xx-xx RURussia RU [8] [details]
100 Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 10 2003-10-08 RURussia RU [9] [details]
90 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide 1993-11-18 UKUnited Kingdom UK [10] [details]
73 Famitsu 1994-05-20 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [11] [details]
87 GameFan 1993-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [12] [details]
88 GamePro 1993-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [13] [details]
81 GamesMaster 1993-09-09 UKUnited Kingdom UK [14] [details]
50 Hippon Super 1994-04-30 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [15] [details]
93 Hobby Consolas 1993-xx-xx ESSpain ES [16] [details]
88 Hyper 1993-xx-xx AUAustralia AU [17] [details]
93 Joker 1994-xx-xx SISlovenia SI [18] [details]
93 Joypad 1993-0x-xx FRFrance FR [19] [details]
74 MAN!AC 1993-xx-xx DEGermany DE PAL [20] [details]
82 Mega 1993-09-16 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [21] [details]
90 Mega Action 1993-09-09 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [22] [details]
94 Mega Force 1993-0x-xx FRFrance FR [23] [details]
85 Mega Fun 1993-09-22 DEGermany DE PAL [24] [details]
80 Mega Power 1993-08-19 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [25] [details]
90 MegaTech 1993-08-20 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [26] [details]
92 Micromanía (segunda época) 1993-0x-xx ESSpain ES [27] [details]
79 Mean Machines Sega 1993-07-30 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [28] [details]
93 Player One 1993-08-xx FRFrance FR [29] [details]
85 Sega Magazin 1993-11-03 DEGermany DE [30] [details]
83 Sega Power 1993-10-07 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [31] [details]
93 Sega Pro 1993-08-12 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [32] [details]
81 Sega Zone 1993-09-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [33] [details]
94 Sega Force Mega 1993-07-22 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [34] [details]
86 Sega Mega Drive Review 1995-04-03 RURussia RU [35] [details]
66 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-08-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [36] [details]
89 Todo Sega 1993-xx-xx ESSpain ES PAL [37] [details]
87 Tricks 16 bit 1998-xx-xx RURussia RU [38] [details]
80 Video Games 1993-10-27 DEGermany DE PAL [39] [details]
70 VideoGames 1993-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [40] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 40 83 50 100 50 Mixed
World NTSC-J 4 62 50 73 23 Positive
World NTSC-U 5 80 70 88 18 Very positive
World PAL 13 85 74 94 20 Very positive
Japan JP All 4 62 50 73 23 Positive
Japan JP NTSC-J 4 62 50 73 23 Positive
United States of America US All 4 82 70 88 18 Very positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 4 82 70 88 18 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 12 86 79 94 15 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 9 86 79 94 15 Very positive
France FR All 4 93 92 94 2 Very positive
Germany DE All 5 80 74 85 11 Positive
Germany DE NTSC-U 1 76 76 76 0 Positive
Germany DE PAL 3 80 74 85 11 Positive
Spain ES All 3 91 89 93 4 Very positive
Spain ES PAL 1 89 89 89 0 Very positive
Australia AU All 1 88 88 88 0 Very positive
Russia RU All 6 84 70 100 30 Very positive
Slovenia SI All 1 93 93 93 0 Very positive

Mega-CD version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
73 Beep! MegaDrive 1994-06-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [41] [details]
92 Consoles + 1994-0x-xx FRFrance FR [42] [details]
63 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1994-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [43] [details]
73 Famitsu 1994-05-20 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [44] [details]
80 FLUX 1994-xx-xx USUnited States of America US [45] [details]
72 Game Players 1994-0x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [46] [details]
35 GamePro 1994-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [47] [details]
86 Joypad 1994-0x-xx FRFrance FR PAL [48] [details]
78 MAN!AC 1994-06-08 DEGermany DE PAL [49] [details]
78 Mega 1994-06-16 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [50] [details]
69 MegaTech 1994-06-16 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [51] [details]
80 Mean Machines Sega 1994-04-30 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [52] [details]
89 Player One 1994-0x-xx FRFrance FR [53] [details]
58 Sega Magazine 1994-06-16 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [54] [details]
85 Sega Power 1994-05-05 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [55] [details]
93 Sega Pro 1994-06-16 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [56] [details]
65 Sega Zone 1994-06-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [57] [details]
80 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-08-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [58] [details]
81 Video Games 1994-06-29 DEGermany DE PAL [59] [details]
60 VideoGames 1994-0x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [60] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 20 74 35 93 58 Mixed
World NTSC-J 3 75 73 80 8 Positive
World NTSC-U 4 57 35 72 37 Mixed
World PAL 10 77 58 93 35 Mixed
Japan JP All 3 75 73 80 8 Positive
Japan JP NTSC-J 3 75 73 80 8 Positive
United States of America US All 5 62 35 80 45 Mixed
United States of America US NTSC-U 4 57 35 72 37 Mixed
United Kingdom UK All 7 75 58 93 35 Mixed
United Kingdom UK PAL 7 75 58 93 35 Mixed
France FR All 3 89 86 92 6 Very positive
France FR PAL 1 86 86 86 0 Very positive
Germany DE All 2 80 78 81 3 Positive
Germany DE PAL 2 80 78 81 3 Positive

Master System version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
82 Joypad 1993-0x-xx FRFrance FR [61] [details]
71 MAN!AC 1993-xx-xx DEGermany DE PAL [62] [details]
71 Mega Force 1993-0x-xx FRFrance FR [63] [details]
68 Mega Fun 1993-10-20 DEGermany DE PAL [64] [details]
94 Player One 1993-xx-xx FRFrance FR [65] [details]
80 Sega Magazin 1993-11-03 DEGermany DE [30] [details]
93 Sega Pro 1993-08-12 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [66] [details]
92 Sega Master Force 1993-08-19 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [67] [details]
91 Todo Sega 1993-xx-xx ESSpain ES PAL [68] [details]
55 Video Games 1993-10-27 DEGermany DE PAL [39] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 10 80 55 94 39 Mixed
World PAL 6 78 55 93 38 Mixed
United Kingdom UK All 2 93 92 93 1 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 2 93 92 93 1 Very positive
France FR All 3 82 71 94 23 Very positive
Germany DE All 4 69 55 80 25 Positive
Germany DE PAL 3 65 55 71 16 Positive
Spain ES All 1 91 91 91 0 Very positive
Spain ES PAL 1 91 91 91 0 Very positive

Game Gear version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
70 Beep! MegaDrive 1993-12-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [69] [details]
80 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1993-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [70] [details]
83 GamePro 1993-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [71] [details]
93 Joypad 1993-xx-xx FRFrance FR PAL [72] [details]
92 Mega Force 1993-10-08 FRFrance FR [73] [details]
68 Mega Fun 1993-10-20 DEGermany DE PAL [64] [details]
94 Player One 1993-xx-xx FRFrance FR [65] [details]
75 Score 1994-03-14 CZCzechia CZ [74] [details]
80 Sega Magazin 1993-11-03 DEGermany DE [30] [details]
89 Sega Power 1993-11-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [75] [details]
91 Sega Pro 1993-09-09 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [76] [details]
89 Sega Zone 1993-10-28 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [77] [details]
72 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-08-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [78] [details]
92 Todo Sega 1993-xx-xx ESSpain ES PAL [68] [details]
75 Video Games 1993-10-27 DEGermany DE PAL [39] [details]
80 VideoGames 1993-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [79] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 16 83 68 94 26 Very positive
World NTSC-J 2 71 70 72 2 Positive
World NTSC-U 3 81 80 83 3 Very positive
World PAL 7 85 68 93 25 Very positive
Japan JP All 2 71 70 72 2 Positive
Japan JP NTSC-J 2 71 70 72 2 Positive
United States of America US All 3 81 80 83 3 Very positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 3 81 80 83 3 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 3 90 89 91 2 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 3 90 89 91 2 Very positive
France FR All 3 93 92 94 2 Very positive
France FR PAL 1 93 93 93 0 Very positive
Germany DE All 3 74 68 80 12 Positive
Germany DE PAL 2 72 68 75 7 Positive
Spain ES All 1 92 92 92 0 Very positive
Spain ES PAL 1 92 92 92 0 Very positive
Czechia CZ All 1 75 75 75 0 Positive

Sales

Mega Drive version

Date Japan North America Europe Worldwide

Mega-CD version

Date Japan North America Europe Worldwide

Master System version

Date Europe Worldwide

Game Gear version

Date Japan North America Europe Worldwide

Software charts

Mega Drive version

Mega-CD version

Master System version

Game Gear version

References

  1. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-xx-xx), page 134
  2. Aktueller Software Markt, "November 1993" (DE; 1993-10-11), page 38
  3. Beep! MegaDrive, "July 1994" (JP; 1994-06-08), page 16
  4. Consoles +, "Septembre 1993" (FR; 1993-0x-xx), page 18
  5. Cool Gamer, "9" (RU; 2002-10-13), page 128
  6. Computer & Video Games, "August 1993" (UK; 1993-07-15), page 48
  7. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "September 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 34
  8. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 333
  9. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 10, "" (RU; 2003-10-08), page 83
  10. Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide, "" (UK; 1993-11-18), page 73
  11. Famitsu, "1994-06-03" (JP; 1994-05-20), page 1
  12. GameFan, "Volume 1, Issue 10: September 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 14
  13. GamePro, "September 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 58
  14. GamesMaster (UK) "Series 3, episode 1" (1993-09-09, 24:00) (+0:00)
  15. Hippon Super, "June 1994" (JP; 1994-04-30), page 62
  16. Hobby Consolas, "Septiembre 1993" (ES; 1993-xx-xx), page 36
  17. Hyper, "December 1993" (AU; 1993-xx-xx), page 32
  18. Joker, "Januar 1994" (SI; 1994-xx-xx), page 19
  19. Joypad, "Septembre 1993" (FR; 1993-0x-xx), page 38
  20. MAN!AC, "11/93" (DE; 1993-xx-xx), page 58
  21. Mega, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-09-16), page 46
  22. Mega Action, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-09-09), page 18
  23. Mega Force, "Septembre 1993" (FR; 1993-0x-xx), page 82
  24. Mega Fun, "10/93" (DE; 1993-09-22), page 30
  25. Mega Power, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-08-19), page 60
  26. MegaTech, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-08-20), page 76
  27. Micromanía (segunda época), "Septiembre 1993" (ES; 1993-0x-xx), page 44
  28. Mean Machines Sega, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-07-30), page 70
  29. Player One, "Septembre 1993" (FR; 1993-08-xx), page 75
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 Sega Magazin, "November/Dezember 1993" (DE; 1993-11-03), page 24
  31. Sega Power, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-07), page 66
  32. Sega Pro, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-08-12), page 36
  33. Sega Zone, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-09-xx), page 20
  34. Sega Force Mega, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-07-22), page 10
  35. Sega Mega Drive Review, "1" (RU; 1995-04-03), page 99
  36. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 87
  37. Todo Sega, "Octubre 1993" (ES; 1993-xx-xx), page 32
  38. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 116
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 Video Games, "11/93" (DE; 1993-10-27), page 110
  40. VideoGames, "October 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 40
  41. Beep! MegaDrive, "July 1994" (JP; 1994-06-08), page 19
  42. Consoles +, "Juin 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 148
  43. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "June 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 34
  44. Famitsu, "1994-06-03" (JP; 1994-05-20), page 39
  45. FLUX, "Issue #1" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 78
  46. Game Players, "Vol. 7 No. 5 May 1994" (US; 1994-0x-xx), page 36
  47. GamePro, "July 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 64
  48. Joypad, "Juin 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 114
  49. MAN!AC, "07/94" (DE; 1994-06-08), page 64
  50. Mega, "July 1994" (UK; 1994-06-16), page 46
  51. MegaTech, "July 1994" (UK; 1994-06-16), page 60
  52. Mean Machines Sega, "June 1994" (UK; 1994-04-30), page 74
  53. Player One, "Juin 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 96
  54. Sega Magazine, "July 1994" (UK; 1994-06-16), page 92
  55. Sega Power, "July 1994" (UK; 1994-05-05), page 44
  56. Sega Pro, "July 1994" (UK; 1994-06-16), page 46
  57. Sega Zone, "July 1994" (UK; 1994-06-xx), page 28
  58. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 85
  59. Video Games, "7/94" (DE; 1994-06-29), page 80
  60. VideoGames, "June 1994" (US; 1994-0x-xx), page 72
  61. Joypad, "Septembre 1993" (FR; 1993-0x-xx), page 40
  62. MAN!AC, "11/93" (DE; 1993-xx-xx), page 79
  63. Mega Force, "Septembre 1993" (FR; 1993-0x-xx), page 116
  64. 64.0 64.1 Mega Fun, "11/93" (DE; 1993-10-20), page 92
  65. 65.0 65.1 Player One, "Octobre 1993" (FR; 1993-xx-xx), page 152
  66. Sega Pro, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-08-12), page 40
  67. Sega Master Force, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-08-19), page 58
  68. 68.0 68.1 Todo Sega, "Diciembre 1993" (ES; 1993-xx-xx), page 44
  69. Beep! MegaDrive, "January 1994" (JP; 1993-12-08), page 29
  70. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "September 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 36
  71. GamePro, "September 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 64
  72. Joypad, "Octobre 1993" (FR; 1993-xx-xx), page 92
  73. Mega Force, "Octobre 1993" (FR; 1993-10-08), page 122
  74. Score, "Březen 1994" (CZ; 1994-03-14), page 46
  75. Sega Power, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-xx), page 100
  76. Sega Pro, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-09-09), page 49
  77. Sega Zone, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-28), page 62
  78. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 88
  79. VideoGames, "October 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 61


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