Paperboy 2

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Paperboy 2
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear
Publisher: Tengen
Developer:
Distributor:
Sega Mega Drive
Domark (EU)
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
$59.9559.95[2] 301037-0150
Sega Mega Drive
EU
T-88036-50
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.9939.99[4][5] T-88036-50
Sega Mega Drive
BR
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.

Mega Drive version

A and B throws the newspaper left and right, respectively. C jumps.

Magazine articles

Main article: Paperboy 2/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Mega Drive print advert in Sega Visions (US) #10: "November/December 1992" (1992-xx-xx)
also published in:
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Mega Drive print advert in Consoles + (FR) #20: "Mai 1993" (1993-0x-xx)
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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
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK)
53
[11]
GamesMaster (UK) PAL
25
[12]
GamesMaster (UK)
32
[13]
Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK) PAL
60
[14]
Mega (UK) PAL
32
[5]
Mega Fun (DE) PAL
62
[15]
MegaTech (UK) PAL
58
[16]
Magazina Igrushek (RU)
40
[17]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
40
[18]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
63
[19]
Sega Zone (UK) PAL
45
[20]
Sega Force (UK) PAL
55
[21]
Sega Mega Drive
47
Based on
12 reviews

Paperboy 2

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 version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Game Players (US) NTSC-U
50
[22]
Joystick (FR)
58
[23]
Sega Game Gear
54
Based on
2 reviews

Paperboy 2

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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