Olympic Gold

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Olympic Gold
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear
Publisher: U.S. Gold (US, Europe), Sega (Japan)
Developer:
Sound driver: Tiertex/Donald Campbell
Peripherals supported:
Sega Mega Drive
Team Player
Genre: Sports[1][2][3][4][5][6]

















Number of players: 1-4 (alternating)
Official in-game languages:
  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Nederlands
  • Svenska
  • Português
  • Italiano
  • Español
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Mega Drive
    JP
    ¥4,8004,800 G-4081
    Sega Mega Drive
    US
    $54.9554.95[9] T-79016
    Sega Mega Drive
    EU
    79016-50
    Sega Mega Drive
    DE
    79016-18
    Sega Mega Drive
    ES
    79016-06
    Sega Mega Drive
    FR
    79016-09
    Sega Mega Drive
    PT
    MDJ79016
    Sega Mega Drive
    UK
    £39.9939.99[11][12] 79016-05
    Sega Mega Drive
    SE
    (Rental)
    Sega Mega Drive
    AU
    Sega Mega Drive
    BR
    043160
    Sega Mega Drive
    KR
    GM4058JG
    Sega Master System
    EU
    27030-50
    Sega Master System
    DE
    27030-18
    Sega Master System
    ES
    27030-06
    Sega Master System
    FR
    27030-09
    Sega Master System
    PT
    MSJ27030
    Sega Master System
    UK
    £34.9934.99[11][13] 27030-05
    Sega Master System
    AU
    27030-05
    Sega Master System
    BR
    027100
    Sega Master System
    KR
    Sega Game Gear
    JP
    ¥3,8003,800 G-3316
    Sega Game Gear
    US
    $39.9539.95[9] T-79018
    Sega Game Gear
    EU
    79018-50
    Sega Game Gear
    DE
    79018-18
    Sega Game Gear
    ES
    79018-06
    Sega Game Gear
    FR
    79018-09
    Sega Game Gear
    PT
    GGJ79018
    Sega Game Gear
    UK
    £24.9924.99[14][15] 79018-05
    Sega Game Gear
    BR
    015810

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    Olympic Gold (オリンピックゴールド) or Olympic Gold: Barcelona '92 is a Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System and Sega Game Gear sports game that ties in with the 1992 Olympic Games held at Barcelona, Spain.

    Some versions of the game came with a free souvenir booklet.

    Gameplay

    Events

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    100m sprint
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    Hammer throw
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    Archery
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    110m hurdles
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    Pole vault
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    110m hurdles
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    200m freestyle swimming

    Versions

    The US and Japanese versions of the Mega Drive game use the flag of the United States for the "English" language selection, while in Europe it is the flag of the United Kingdom. In PAL regions the game was also sponsored by Coca-Cola.

    Magazine articles

    Main article: Olympic Gold/Magazine articles.

    Promotional material

    Main article: Olympic Gold/Promotional material.

    Physical scans

    Mega Drive version

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    68 [16]
    68 [17]
    83 [18]
    70 [19]
    65 №9, p30/31
    60 №1992-09, p41
    91 [20]
    89 [21]
    83 [22]
    70 [23]
    78 №5, p93
    71 [24]
    78 №1, p64
    70 №7, p39-41
    70 [25]
    73 [26]
    77 №33, p22
    81 [27]
    81 №18, p66
    85 [28]
    82 [29]
    90 [30]
    94 [31]
    70 [32]
    Sega Mega Drive
    77
    Based on
    24 reviews

    Mega Drive, JP
    OlympicGold MD JP Box.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold MD JP CartTop.jpg
    OlympicGold MD JP Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Mega Drive, US
    OlympicGold MD US Box.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold MD US Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Olympic Gold MD US Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Mega Drive, EU
    OlympicGold MD EU Box.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold MD EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Olympic Gold Barcelona '92 MD FR Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Mega Drive, BR
    Olympicgold md br cover.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold MD BR Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Mega Drive, UK
    OlympicGold MD UK Box.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold MD EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Mega Drive, FR
    OlympicGold MD FR Box.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold MD EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Mega Drive, DE
    OlympicGold MD DE cover.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold MD EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Mega Drive, ES
    OlympicGold MD ES Box.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold MD EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Mega Drive, PT

    Mega Drive, SE (Rental)
    OlympicGold MD SE Box Rental.jpg
    Cover
    Mega Drive, AU
    OlympicGold MD AU Box.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold MD AU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Mega Drive, KR
    OlympicGold MD KR cover.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold MD KR carttop.jpg
    OlympicGold MD KR Cart Back.jpgOlympicGold MD KR Cart.jpg
    Cart

    Master System version

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    87 [33]
    84 №10, p41
    91 [20]
    87 [34]
    83 [35]
    81 [36]
    87 [37]
    64 №33, p23
    80 [27]
    79 №11, p20/21
    94 [29]
    79 [32]
    Sega Master System
    83
    Based on
    12 reviews

    Master System, EU
    OlympicGold SMS EU Box.jpg
    Cover
    Master System, UK
    OlympicGold SMS UK Box.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGoldSMSUKLEBrochure.pdf
    Limited Edition Brochure
    Master System, FR
    OlympicGold SMS FR Box.jpg
    Cover
    Master System, DE
    OlympicGold SMS DE Box.jpg
    Cover
    Master System, ES
    OlympicGold SMS ES Box.jpg
    Cover
    Master System, PT
    OlympicGold SMS PT cover.jpg
    Cover
    Master System, AU
    OlympicGold SMS AU Box.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGoldSMSAuManual.pdf
    Manual
    Master System, AU
    Limited Edition
    OlympicGold SMS AU Box LE.jpg
    Cover
    Master System, BR
    OlympicGold SMS BR cover.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold SMS BR Cart.jpg
    Cart
    OlympicGold SMS BR Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Master System, KR
    OlympicGold SMS KR cover.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold SMS KR Cart Top.jpg
    OlympicGold SMS KR Cart Back.jpgOlympicGold SMS KR Cart.jpg
    Cart

    Game Gear version

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    80 [38]
    86 [39]
    73 [19]
    80 №10, p54/55
    91 [20]
    85 [40]
    85 [41]
    89 [42]
    58 №34, p38
    79 [43]
    82 №11, p19
    85 [44]
    92 [14]
    87 [45]
    81 [32]
    Sega Game Gear
    82
    Based on
    15 reviews

    Game Gear, JP
    OlympicGold GG JP backcover.jpgOlympicGold GG JP Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold GG JP Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Game Gear, US
    OlympicGold GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngOlympicGold GG US Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold GG US Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Olympic Gold GG US Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Game Gear, EU
    OlympicGold GG EU back.jpgNospine.pngOlympicGold GG EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Game Gear, UK
    OlympicGold GG UK back.jpgNospine.pngOlympicGold GG UK front.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Game Gear, FR
    OlympicGold GG FR front.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Game Gear, DE
    OlympicGold GG DE Box Back.jpgNospine.pngOlympicGold GG DE Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    OlympicGold GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Game Gear, ES

    OlympicGold GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Game Gear, PT

    OlympicGold GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Game Gear, BR
    OlympicGold GG BR back.jpgNospine.pngOlympicGold GG BR Box.jpg
    Cover
    Olympicgold gg br cart.jpg
    Cart
    Olympic Gold GG BR Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Game Gear, ZA
    OlympicGold GG ZA Box Front.jpg
    Cover

    Technical information

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Sega Mega Drive
    CRC32 339594b4
    MD5 f21316a9608b25ae8a9e32c39b23a325
    SHA-1 f9febd976d98545dee35c10b69755908d6929fd4
    512kB 1992-02 Cartridge (US/JP)
    Sega Mega Drive
    CRC32 e9c925b8
    MD5 202b6acedd4070df596eb32f4bd5e17b
    SHA-1 ce640bb979fcb285729b58de4da421c5493ef5e2
    512kB 1992-02 Cartridge (US/JP/KR) Rev A
    Sega Mega Drive
    CRC32 924e57d3
    MD5 174187dc9772ec276fc1a69fc2fe2665
    SHA-1 55702a7dee0cd2092a751b19c04d81694b0c0d0f
    512kB 1992-02 Cartridge (EU)
    Sega Master System
     ?
    CRC32 6a5a1e39
    MD5 2a0717f014b2fd99decd92308175658f
    SHA-1 21d7e4d99b1d35ad7c169cc16162a0873661fcd4
    256kB Cartridge (EU)
    Sega Master System
     ?
    CRC32 d1a7b1aa
    MD5 205b3543f300b96972bca5ce1d1f1f90
    SHA-1 d3b0aa53159403c59e53e486597f882730556d96
    256kB Cartridge (KR)
    Sega Game Gear
     ?
    CRC32 1d93246e
    MD5 59e311b86223273016a1e70b9c881af2
    SHA-1 53fd026008be77cd0cda7080e67a87a7bad33a6a
    256kB Cartridge (EU)
    Sega Game Gear
     ?
    CRC32 a2f9c7af
    MD5 d52c5db48882c0c126572a0cdeb5f472
    SHA-1 b7e5ae436ccaa9984297b0c14969922d189cb10c
    256kB Cartridge (JP/US)

    References

    1. File:OlympicGold MD JP Box.jpg
    2. 2.0 2.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/megadrive/software.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-07-20 09:51)
    3. File:OlympicGold GG JP Box Front.jpg
    4. File:OlympicGold GG DE Box Back.jpg
    5. 5.0 5.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/gamegear/software.html (Wayback Machine: 2018-12-07 04:57)
    6. File:OlympicGold SMS EU Box.jpg
    7. 7.0 7.1 Sega Visions, "May/June 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 58
    8. GamePro, "April 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 24
    9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 GamePro, "July 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 83
    10. 10.0 10.1 Mean Machines, "July 1992" (UK; 1992-06-27), page 65
    11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 Sega Force, "July 1992" (UK; 1992-06-xx), page 29
    12. MegaTech, "July 1992" (UK; 1992-06-20), page 39
    13. Game Zone, "August 1992" (UK; 1992-xx-xx), page 41
    14. 14.0 14.1 Sega Force, "August 1992" (UK; 1992-07-09), page 70
    15. Game Zone, "August 1992" (UK; 1992-xx-xx), page 54
    16. Beep! MegaDrive, "August 1992" (JP; 1992-07-08), page 25 (27)
    17. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 87
    18. Consoles +, "Juin 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 80/81 (80)
    19. 19.0 19.1 GamePro, "July 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 81 (83)
    20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 Hobby Consolas, "Junio 1992" (ES; 1992-xx-xx), page 40-43 (40)
    21. Joypad, "Juillet 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 80/81 (80)
    22. Joystick, "Juin 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 120
    23. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "December 1992" (UK; 1992-xx-xx), page 79
    24. Mega, "March 1993" (UK; 1993-02-18), page 79
    25. Mean Machines, "June 1992" (UK; 1992-05-28), page 92/93 (92)
    26. Player One, "Juillet/Août 1992" (FR; 1992-07-10), page 88/89 (84)
    27. 27.0 27.1 Sega Pro, "July 1992" (UK; 1992-06-18), page 46/47 (46)
    28. Sega Force, "1/92" (SE; 1992-xx-xx), page 8/9 (8)
    29. 29.0 29.1 Sega Force, "July 1992" (UK; 1992-06-xx), page 26/27 (28)
    30. Sega Force, "May 1993" (UK; 1993-04-01), page 81
    31. Supergame, "Junho 1992" (BR; 1992-06-xx), page 18-20 (18)
    32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 Zero, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 59
    33. Consoles +, "Juin 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 110/111 (110)
    34. Joypad, "Juillet 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 72/73 (72)
    35. Joystick, "Juin 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 137
    36. Mean Machines, "July 1992" (UK; 1992-06-27), page 64/65 (64)
    37. Player One, "Juillet/Août 1992" (FR; 1992-07-10), page 86/87 (82)
    38. Computer & Video Games, "July 1992 (Go! Issue 9)" (UK; 1992-06-15), page 14/15 (14)
    39. Consoles +, "Juillet/Août 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 116
    40. Joypad, "Août/Septembre 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 154
    41. Joystick, "Juillet/Août 1992" (FR; 1992-0x-xx), page 189
    42. Player One, "Juillet/Août 1992" (FR; 1992-07-10), page 90/91 (86)
    43. Sega Pro, "August 1992" (UK; 1992-07-16), page 62
    44. Sega Force, "1/92" (SE; 1992-xx-xx), page 25
    45. Zero, "August 1992" (UK; 1992-07-xx), page 76


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