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Paperboy 2
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear
Publisher:
Developer:
Sound driver:
Sega Mega Drive
GEMS
Genre: Action































Number of players:
Sega Mega Drive
1-2
Sega Game Gear
1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$59.95More...[1] 301037-0150
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.99More...[3] T-88036-50
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F T-88036-50
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM ? T-88036-50
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas T-88036-50
Sega Mega Drive
BR
R$? 044470



Sega Game Gear
US
$? 301037-0161




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Paperboy 2 is the sequel to Paperboy. Initially released in arcades, it was ported to the Sega Mega Drive and Sega Game Gear in 1992 and 1993, respectively. The Game Gear version was exclusive to North America.

Gameplay

Paperboy 2 is much the same game as its predecessor, however it is now possible to both play as a papergirl and throw papers both left and right. Streets also have turns in them now, and it is possible to jump.

Magazine articles

Main article: Paperboy 2/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

SegaVisions US 10.pdf

PDF
Mega Drive print advert in Sega Visions (US) #10: "November/December 1992" (1992-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #41: "December 1992" (1992-xx-xx)More...[6]
  • Game Informer (US) #8: "January/February 1993" (199x-xx-xx)More...[7]
  • Electronic Games (1992-1995) (US) #5: "February 1993" (1993-01-12)More...[8]
  • Sega Visions (US) #11: "February/March 1993" (199x-xx-xx)More...[9]

ConsolesPlus FR 020.pdf

PDF
Mega Drive print advert in Consoles + (FR) #20: "Mai 1993" (1993-xx-xx)

SegaPro DE 07.pdf

PDF
Mega Drive print advert in Sega Pro (DE) #7: "Mai 1993" (1993-04-xx)

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
25 More...[10]
32 №31
60 №9, p40/41
32 №9, p59
58 №16, p50/51
40 №44, p50/51
63 №19, p46/47
45 №8, p66
55 More...[11]
Sega Mega Drive
46
Based on
9 reviews

Mega Drive, US
Paperboy2 MD US Box.jpg
Cover
Paperboy2 MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Paperboy 2 MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU
Paperboy2 MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
Paperboy2 MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, BR
Paperboy2 MD BR Box.jpg
Cover
Paperboy2 MD BR Cart.jpg
Cart

Game Gear Verison

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
58 №31, p157
Sega Game Gear
58
Based on
1 review

Game Gear, US
Paperboy2 GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngPaperboy2 GG US Box Front.jpg
Cover
Paperboy2 GG US Cart.jpg
Cart
Paperboy 2 GG US Manual.pdf
Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 8B2C454B
MD5 16899B0262F77CBBDF3DAE252EC7FE29
SHA-1 2FA97C21BFD9D3968C473B6FA4FB7485B6DFB35D
256kB Cartridge (US/EU)

References


Paperboy 2
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