NFL '95

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NFL '95
Publisher: Sega
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear
Sound driver: GEMS
Peripherals supported:
Sega Mega Drive
Six Button Control Pad, Team Player
Sega Game Gear
Gear-to-Gear Cable
Genre: Sports

Number of players:
Sega Mega Drive
Sega Game Gear
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
$? 1237
Sega Mega Drive
R$? ?

Sega Game Gear
$? 2518

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NFL '95, not to be confused with Madden NFL '95, is an American football game for the Sega Mega Drive and Sega Game Gear.

The Mega Drive version was at one point set to support the XB∀ND online service in the US[2], but the feature did not materialise.

Production credits

Mega Drive version

  • Programming & Technical Design: Jay Obernolte
  • Animation & Art Direction: Doug Wike
  • Game Design & Direction: Michael Brook
  • Additional Programming: Chris Ziomkowski
  • Additional Art: Lori Champney
  • Producer: Scott Rohde
  • Assistant Producer: Gerald DeYoung
  • Executive Producer: Wayne Townsend
  • Product Manager: Kelly Ryan
  • Music & Sound Effects: Andy Armer
  • Manual: Tim Flanagan
  • Playbook Consultant: Pat Hegarty
  • Test Manager: Michael Weiner
  • Test Lead: Terry Thomas
  • Assistant Test Leads: Lorne Asuncion, John Melchior, Dave Perkinson, Matt Underwood
  • Additional Testers: John Amirkhan, Armando Aguiano, Jon Apour, Charles Artoux, Renata Bailey, Dale Baker, Mo Berry, John Brien, Don Carmichael, Chris Charles, Edward Chennault, Robert DeLoach, Aron Drayer, Rob Flores, Howard Gipson, Wendell Gordon, Yancey Gordon, Rick Harden, John Jansen, Kevin Johnson, Jeff Jones, Len Jung, Marcus King, Xen Lang, Erik Larson, Peter Lloyd, Todd Morgan, Scott Morrison, Lance Nelson, Robery Owne, Dan Pendergast, Steve Rapp, Ken Ratcliff, Leonard Sayers, Steve Smith, Ken Spalasso, Dave Tamburina, Patrick Tello, Jennifer Vernon, Morgan Weiss, Craig Wike
  • Sega Sports Special Teams: Chris Cutliff, Rosie Freeman, Mike Meischeid, Wallace Poulter Chris Smith
  • Special Thanks To: Dave Albert, Michael Latham, Jerry Markota, Joe Miller, David Platshon, Doug Rebert, Bryan Reilly
  • Moral Support: Jennie Brook, Heather Lester, Kim Rohde
  • Special No Thanks: S & W Towing, The Barfing Dog at the Drive Thru, The SFO Baggage Crew, Jay's Refrigerator

Game Gear version

Source: US manualMedia:Nfl95 gg us manual.pdf[3]

Magazine articles

Main article: NFL '95/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

US TV Advert

SegaVisions US 21.pdf

Print advert in Sega Visions (US)

#21: "October/November 1994" (1994-xx-xx)


GamePro US 064.pdfGamePro US 064.pdf

Print advert in GamePro (US)

#64: "November 1994" (1994-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80 №2, p101
80 №72, p89[4]
Sega Mega Drive
Based on
2 reviews

Mega Drive, US
NFL95 MD US cover.jpg
NFL95 MD US Cart.jpg
Mega Drive, BR
NFL95 MD BR cover.jpg

Game Gear version

Game Gear, US
NFL95 GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngNFL95 GG US Box Front.jpg
NFL95 GG US Cart.jpg
Nfl95 gg us manual.pdf

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Game Gear
CRC32 DC5B0407
MD5 C2CB9BA471C5CA56ACC4224B3EFE535D
SHA-1 D5F2B7B495794F11A9A67E2B34A44D59003F5960
512kB Cartridge (US)


American Football games published by Sega
Joe Montana Football (Mega Drive) (Master System/Game Gear) (DOS) (1990) | Joe Montana II Sports Talk Football (1991) | NFL Sports Talk Football '93 Starring Joe Montana (1992) | Joe Montana's NFL Football (1993) | NFL Football '94 Starring Joe Montana (1993) | NFL '95 (1994) | Prime Time NFL Football Starring Deion Sanders (1995) | NFL '97 (1996) | NFL 98 (1997)
Joe Montana NFL Football (IBM PC) (unreleased)
College Football
College Football's National Championship (1994) | College Football's National Championship II (1995) | NCAA College Football 2K2 (2001) | NCAA College Football 2K3 (2002)
NFL 2K Series
NFL 2K (1999) | NFL 2K1 (2000) | NFL 2K2 (2001) | NFL 2K3 (2002) | ESPN NFL Football (2003) | ESPN NFL 2K5 (2004)