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Critical reception

Mega Drive version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
80 1700 igr dlya Sega 2003-xx-xx RURussia RU [1] [details]
70 Beep! MegaDrive 1994-09-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [2] [details]
92 Consoles + 1994-0x-xx FRFrance FR [3] [details]
90 Cool Gamer 2002-10-13 RURussia RU [4] [details]
97 Computer & Video Games 1994-08-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK [5] [details]
80 Edge 1994-08-25 UKUnited Kingdom UK [6] [details]
73 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1994-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]
73 Famitsu 1994-09-02 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [10] [details]
92 Game Players 1994-1x-xx USUnited States of America US [11] [details]
88 GamePro 1994-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [12] [details]
94 GamesMaster 1994-08-25 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [13] [details]
91 Games World: The Magazine 1994-08-25 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [14] [details]
94 Joker 1994-xx-xx SISlovenia SI [15] [details]
88 Joypad 1994-0x-xx FRFrance FR PAL [16] [details]
88 Mega 1994-09-29 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [17] [details]
91 Mega Force 1994-0x-xx FRFrance FR PAL [18] [details]
91 Megazin 1994-xx-xx SISlovenia SI [19] [details]
94 Mean Machines Sega 1994-07-30 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [20] [details]
94 Player One 1994-0x-xx FRFrance FR [21] [details]
78 Score 1995-02-01 CZCzechia CZ [22] [details]
96 Sega Magazine 1994-08-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [23] [details]
94 Sega Power 1994-08-04 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [24] [details]
97 Sega Pro 1994-08-11 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [25] [details]
92 Sega Mega Drive Review 1995-04-03 RURussia RU [26] [details]
80 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-08-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [27] [details]
96 Tricks 16 bit 1998-xx-xx RURussia RU [28] [details]
73 Video Games 1994-10-26 DEGermany DE PAL [29] [details]
70 VideoGames 1994-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [30] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 30 87 70 100 30 Very positive
World NTSC-J 3 74 70 80 10 Positive
World NTSC-U 3 77 70 88 18 Positive
World PAL 10 91 73 97 24 Very positive
Japan JP All 3 74 70 80 10 Positive
Japan JP NTSC-J 3 74 70 80 10 Positive
United States of America US All 4 81 70 92 22 Very positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 3 77 70 88 18 Positive
United Kingdom UK All 9 92 80 97 17 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 7 93 88 97 9 Very positive
France FR All 4 91 88 94 6 Very positive
France FR PAL 2 90 88 91 3 Very positive
Germany DE All 1 73 73 73 0 Positive
Germany DE PAL 1 73 73 73 0 Positive
Czechia CZ All 1 78 78 78 0 Positive
Russia RU All 6 90 80 100 20 Very positive
Slovenia SI All 2 93 91 94 3 Very positive

32X version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
48 CD Consoles 1995-xx-xx FRFrance FR PAL [31] [details]
93 Consoles + 1995-0x-xx FRFrance FR [32] [details]
93 Computer & Video Games 1995-02-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [33] [details]
100 Electronic Games (1992-1995) 1995-0x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [34] [details]
55 Famitsu 1995-05-12 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [35] [details]
91 GameFan 1995-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [36] [details]
76 Game Players 1995-0x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [37] [details]
58 GamePro 1995-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [38] [details]
91 Games World: The Magazine 1995-xx-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [39] [details]
84 Mega 1995-02-28 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [40] [details]
92 Mean Machines Sega 1995-01-30 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [41] [details]
50 Next Generation 1995-04-18 USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [42] [details]
92 Player One 1995-0x-xx FRFrance FR [43] [details]
90 Sega Power 1995-02-16 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [44] [details]
95 Sega Pro 1995-02-23 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [45] [details]
92 Sega Pro 1996-02-28 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [46] [details]
70 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-05-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [47] [details]
81 Ultimate Future Games 1995-03-02 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [48] [details]
90 VideoGames 1995-0x-xx USUnited States of America US [49] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 19 81 48 100 52 Mixed
World NTSC-J 2 63 55 70 15 Positive
World NTSC-U 5 75 50 100 50 Mixed
World PAL 9 85 48 95 47 Mixed
Japan JP All 2 63 55 70 15 Positive
Japan JP NTSC-J 2 63 55 70 15 Positive
United States of America US All 6 77 50 100 50 Mixed
United States of America US NTSC-U 5 75 50 100 50 Mixed
United Kingdom UK All 8 90 81 95 14 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 8 90 81 95 14 Very positive
France FR All 3 78 48 93 45 Mixed
France FR PAL 1 48 48 48 0 Average

Saturn version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
60 CD Consoles 1995-xx-xx FRFrance FR [50] [details]
75 Consoles + 1996-0x-xx FRFrance FR [51] [details]
58 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1996-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [52] [details]
48 Famitsu 1996-03-22 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [53] [details]
46 GameFan 1996-xx-xx USUnited States of America US [54] [details]
75 GamePro 1996-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [55] [details]
82 GamePro 1996-04-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK [56] [details]
82 Hobby Consolas 1995-xx-xx ESSpain ES PAL [57] [details]
83 Joypad 1995-1x-xx FRFrance FR [58] [details]
88 Mean Machines Sega 1995-11-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [59] [details]
90 Saturn+ 1995-12-14 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [60] [details]
89 Sega Power 1995-12-21 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [61] [details]
93 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-10-26 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [62] [details]
63 Sega Saturn Magazine 1996-03-22 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [63] [details]
58 Sega Saturn Magazine 2000-03 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [64] [details]
80 Ultimate Gamer 1995-xx-xx USUnited States of America US [65] [details]
60 VideoGames 1996-02-20 USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [66] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 17 72 46 93 47 Mixed
World NTSC-J 3 56 48 63 16 Average
World NTSC-U 3 64 58 75 18 Positive
World PAL 5 88 82 93 11 Very positive
Japan JP All 3 56 48 63 16 Average
Japan JP NTSC-J 3 56 48 63 16 Average
United States of America US All 5 64 46 80 34 Mixed
United States of America US NTSC-U 3 64 58 75 18 Positive
United Kingdom UK All 5 88 82 93 11 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 4 90 88 93 5 Very positive
France FR All 3 73 60 83 23 Positive
Spain ES All 1 82 82 82 0 Very positive
Spain ES PAL 1 82 82 82 0 Very positive

Master System version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
82 Consoles + 199x-xx-xx FRFrance FR [67] [details]
87 Mega Force 199x-xx-xx FRFrance FR PAL [68] [details]
80 Mean Machines Sega 1994-09-30 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [69] [details]
85 Sega Power 1994-09-29 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [70] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 4 84 80 87 7 Very positive
World PAL 3 84 80 87 7 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 2 83 80 85 5 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 2 83 80 85 5 Very positive
France FR All 2 85 82 87 5 Very positive
France FR PAL 1 87 87 87 0 Very positive

Game Gear version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
60 Beep! MegaDrive 1994-09-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [71] [details]
88 Computer & Video Games 1994-08-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK [5] [details]
70 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1994-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [72] [details]
78 GamePro 1994-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [73] [details]
92 Games World: The Magazine 1994-08-25 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [74] [details]
96 Joypad 1994-xx-xx HUHungary HU [75] [details]
90 Mega Force 1994-xx-xx FRFrance FR PAL [76] [details]
91 Megazin 1994-xx-xx SISlovenia SI [19] [details]
93 Mean Machines Sega 1994-07-30 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [77] [details]
78 Score 1995-02-01 CZCzechia CZ [22] [details]
92 Sega Magazine 1994-08-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [78] [details]
82 Sega Power 1994-09-01 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [79] [details]
95 Sega Pro 1994-08-11 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [80] [details]
75 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-08-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [81] [details]
75 Video Games 1994-10-26 DEGermany DE PAL [29] [details]
70 VideoGames 1994-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [82] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 16 83 60 96 36 Mixed
World NTSC-J 2 68 60 75 15 Positive
World NTSC-U 3 73 70 78 8 Positive
World PAL 7 88 75 95 20 Very positive
Japan JP All 2 68 60 75 15 Positive
Japan JP NTSC-J 2 68 60 75 15 Positive
United States of America US All 3 73 70 78 8 Positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 3 73 70 78 8 Positive
United Kingdom UK All 6 90 82 95 13 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 5 91 82 95 13 Very positive
France FR All 1 90 90 90 0 Very positive
France FR PAL 1 90 90 90 0 Very positive
Germany DE All 1 75 75 75 0 Positive
Germany DE PAL 1 75 75 75 0 Positive
Czechia CZ All 1 78 78 78 0 Positive
Hungary HU All 1 96 96 96 0 Very positive
Slovenia SI All 1 91 91 91 0 Very positive

Sales

Mega Drive version

Date Japan North America Europe Worldwide

32X version

Date Japan North America Europe Worldwide

Saturn 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

32X version

Saturn version

Master System version

Game Gear version

References

  1. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-xx-xx), page 135
  2. Beep! MegaDrive, "October 1994" (JP; 1994-09-08), page 19
  3. Consoles +, "Septembre 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 92
  4. Cool Gamer, "9" (RU; 2002-10-13), page 130
  5. 5.0 5.1 Computer & Video Games, "September 1994" (UK; 1994-08-15), page 48
  6. Edge, "October 1994" (UK; 1994-08-25), page 68
  7. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "October 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 32
  8. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 334
  9. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 10, "" (RU; 2003-10-08), page 91
  10. Famitsu, "1994-09-16" (JP; 1994-09-02), page 38
  11. Game Players, "Vol. 7 No. 12 December 1994" (US; 1994-1x-xx), page 52
  12. GamePro, "October 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 40
  13. GamesMaster, "September 1994" (UK; 1994-08-25), page 48
  14. Games World: The Magazine, "October 1994" (UK; 1994-08-25), page 12
  15. Joker, "Oktober 1994" (SI; 1994-xx-xx), page 27
  16. Joypad, "Septembre 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 10
  17. Mega, "October 1994" (UK; 1994-09-29), page 56
  18. Mega Force, "Septembre 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 78
  19. 19.0 19.1 Megazin, "Letnik 2, Številka 14, Oktober 1994" (SI; 1994-xx-xx), page 27
  20. Mean Machines Sega, "Mortal Kombat II Exclusive Review Guide" (UK; 1994-07-30), page 2
  21. Player One, "Septembre 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 29
  22. 22.0 22.1 Score, "Únor 1995" (CZ; 1995-02-01), page 26
  23. Sega Magazine, "September 1994" (UK; 1994-08-xx), page 74
  24. Sega Power, "September 1994" (UK; 1994-08-04), page 45
  25. Sega Pro, "September 1994" (UK; 1994-08-11), page 44
  26. Sega Mega Drive Review, "1" (RU; 1995-04-03), page 101
  27. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 85
  28. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 117
  29. 29.0 29.1 Video Games, "11/94" (DE; 1994-10-26), page 88
  30. VideoGames, "October 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 65
  31. CD Consoles, "Avril 1995" (FR; 1995-xx-xx), page 104
  32. Consoles +, "Avril 1995" (FR; 1995-0x-xx), page 100
  33. Computer & Video Games, "March 1995" (UK; 1995-02-15), page 58
  34. Electronic Games (1992-1995), "May 1995" (US; 1995-0x-xx), page 83
  35. Famitsu, "1995-05-26" (JP; 1995-05-12), page 1
  36. GameFan, "Volume 3, Issue 3: March 1995" (US; 1995-xx-xx), page 25
  37. Game Players, "Vol. 8 No. 4 April 1995" (US; 1995-0x-xx), page 42
  38. GamePro, "April 1995" (US; 1995-xx-xx), page 60
  39. Games World: The Magazine, "June 1995" (UK; 1995-xx-xx), page 78
  40. Mega, "March 1995" (UK; 1995-02-28), page 36
  41. Mean Machines Sega, "March 1995" (UK; 1995-01-30), page 20
  42. Next Generation, "May 1995" (US; 1995-04-18), page 92
  43. Player One, "Avril 1995" (FR; 1995-0x-xx), page 117
  44. Sega Power, "April 1995" (UK; 1995-02-16), page 38
  45. Sega Pro, "April 1995" (UK; 1995-02-23), page 40
  46. Sega Pro, "April 1996" (UK; 1996-02-28), page 27
  47. Sega Saturn Magazine, "June 1995" (JP; 1995-05-08), page 134
  48. Ultimate Future Games, "April 1995" (UK; 1995-03-02), page 78
  49. VideoGames, "April 1995" (US; 1995-0x-xx), page 70
  50. CD Consoles, "Décembre 1995" (FR; 1995-xx-xx), page 118
  51. Consoles +, "Février 1996" (FR; 1996-0x-xx), page 138
  52. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "March 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 29
  53. Famitsu, "1996-04-05" (JP; 1996-03-22), page 1
  54. GameFan, "Volume 4, Issue 3: March 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 13
  55. GamePro, "April 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 80
  56. GamePro, "May 1996" (UK; 1996-04-xx), page 24
  57. Hobby Consolas, "Diciembre 1995" (ES; 1995-xx-xx), page 116
  58. Joypad, "Décembre 1995" (FR; 1995-1x-xx), page 44
  59. Mean Machines Sega, "January 1996" (UK; 1995-11-xx), page 92
  60. Saturn+, "Christmas 1995" (UK; 1995-12-14), page 44
  61. Sega Power, "Christmas 1995" (UK; 1995-12-21), page 48
  62. Sega Saturn Magazine, "November 1995" (UK; 1995-10-26), page 78
  63. Sega Saturn Magazine, "1996-06 (1996-04-12)" (JP; 1996-03-22), page 235
  64. Sega Saturn Magazine, "Readers rating final data" (JP; 2000-03), page 16
  65. Ultimate Gamer, "November 1995" (US; 1995-xx-xx), page 86
  66. VideoGames, "March 1996" (US; 1996-02-20), page 83
  67. Consoles +, "Janvier 1995" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 156
  68. Mega Force, "Janvier 1995" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 56
  69. Mean Machines Sega, "November 1994" (UK; 1994-09-30), page 98
  70. Sega Power, "November 1994" (UK; 1994-09-29), page 54
  71. Beep! MegaDrive, "October 1994" (JP; 1994-09-08), page 21
  72. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "October 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 42
  73. GamePro, "October 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 42
  74. Games World: The Magazine, "October 1994" (UK; 1994-08-25), page 19
  75. Joypad, "3/1994" (HU; 1994-xx-xx), page 24
  76. Mega Force, "Octobre 1994" (FR; 1994-xx-xx), page 107
  77. Mean Machines Sega, "Mortal Kombat II Exclusive Review Guide" (UK; 1994-07-30), page 14
  78. Sega Magazine, "September 1994" (UK; 1994-08-xx), page 76
  79. Sega Power, "October 1994" (UK; 1994-09-01), page 62
  80. Sega Pro, "September 1994" (UK; 1994-08-11), page 60
  81. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 88
  82. VideoGames, "October 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 66


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Prereleases:
Sega Saturn
Prototype 1995-12-15