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File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Sega Visions (US), "October/November 1990"
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-09-20 New Computer Express (UK), "22 September 1990" "GAME OF THE WEEK"
Non-scored review
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx GamePro (US), "September 1990" "ProView"
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-10-12 Power Play (DE), "11/90"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
86% Besonders Empfehlenswert
86
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-10-xx ACE (UK), "November 1990"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
910 Ace Rated
91
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-10-25 Raze (UK), "December 1990"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC 89%
89
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-10-29 Mean Machines (UK), "November 1990"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
93% Mega Game
93
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-11-01 Sega Power (UK), "December 1990"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 93%
93
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-11-xx Complete Guide to Consoles (UK), "Volume IV"
Review
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94%
94
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-1x-xx Joystick (FR), "Décembre 1990"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
92%
92
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-12-06 Zero (UK), "January 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
85%
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-0x-xx Micromanía (segunda época) (ES), "Febrero 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
8/10
80
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-05-xx The Complete Guide to Sega (UK), "" "Buyer's Guide"
The Complete Guide to Sega reviews most Mega Drive and Master System games released before May 1991.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
94%
94
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-07-08 Mega Drive Fan (JP), "August 1991" Preview article, 6 pages
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-06-08 Beep! MegaDrive (JP), "July 1991" "Urawaza League"
Tips and tricks
1991-08-03 Hippon Super (JP), "September 1991" "TV game・broad-way"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 6/10
60
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-08-08 Beep! MegaDrive (JP), "September 1991" "BE-Mega dog race"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 7/10   6/10   7/10   8/10
70
[Info]
1991-08-09 Famitsu (JP), "1991-08-23,30" "Cross review"
Actual ratings breakdown unknown, needs correcting when actual breakdown known.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 7.5/10
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-09-05 Sega Power (UK), "October 1991" "The Hard Line"
Sega Power re-reviews most Master System, Mega Drive and Game Gear titles released before September 1991.
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svg
100
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-10-08 Mega Drive Fan (JP), "November 1991" "Game seisekihyou"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 3.113/5   2.443/5   3.215/5   3.063/5   3.151/5   3.772/5
63
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-11-15 Aktueller Software Markt (DE), "Dezember 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
9/12   8/12   10/12   9/12   9/12
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-1x-xx Game Power (IT), "Dicembre 1991"

Review
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82%
82
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1990-xx-xx Player One (FR), "Décembre 1990"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
96%
96
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-1x-xx Tilt (FR), "Décembre 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
19/20
95
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-12-06 MegaTech (UK), "Xmas 1991" "Game Index"
MegaTech briefly reviews most of the Mega Drive games released before December 1991.

Review
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91%
91
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-02-20 Sega Pro (UK), "March 1992"

Review
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70%
70
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-04-23 Console XS (UK), "June/July 1992"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 75%
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-05-xx Supergame (BR), "Maio 1992"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
91%   81%   52%   94%
80
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-09-xx Mean Machines Sega (UK), "October 1992" "Games Index"
Mean Machines Sega reviews most Mega Drive, Master System and Game Gear games released before September 1992.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
91%
91
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK), "January 1993" The game is reviewed twice in issue #5 of Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, once as part of its "Mega File" feature, and then again as part of a more extensive "Complete Mega File". It receives 90% in both reviews.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
90%   90%
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-11 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1993" "The ProFile"
SegaPro re-reviews almost every Mega Drive, Mega-CD, Master System and Game Gear title released up until this point.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 65%
65
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx Game Mania (UK), "May 1993"
Review
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90%
90
[Info]
1994-xx-xx Hobbytes (RO), "1/1994"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
72%

  • graphics-14/20
  • sound-12/20
  • animation-12/20
  • game time-20/20
72
[Info]
1995-xx-xx Tricks (RU), "1/95" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-08-08 Sega Saturn Magazine (JP), "September 1995" "Beep! MegaDrive readers final rating"
It continued up until then in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP).

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 6.0024/10
60
[Info]
1997-08-07 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
1998-03-20 Tricks 16 bit (RU), "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr"
Reprints/translations:
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
78%
78
[Info]
2000-04-15 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
2003-01-09 Tricks Gold (RU), "Sega dlya strategov" The entire game guide
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-03-10 1700 igr dlya Sega (RU), ""
Reprints/translations:
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
60%
60
[Info]

Master System version

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File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-03-16 Computer & Video Games (UK), "April 1991"
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-06-07 Video Games (DE), "2/91"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
88% Classic
88
[Info]
Cover article
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1991-xx-xx Micro News (FR), "Eté 1991"
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-0x-xx Joystick (FR), "Juillet/Août 1991"

Review
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94%
94
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Player One (FR), "Juillet/Août 1991"
Review
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97%
97
[Info]
Cover article
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1991-07-04 Sega Power (UK), "August 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 96% Gold
96
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-07-xx Consoles + (FR), "Tilt Hors-Serie"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
95%
95
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-07-25 Raze (UK), "September 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 90% Rave
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-08-15 Computer & Video Games (UK), "September 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
92% CVG Hit
92
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-09-05 Sega Power (UK), "October 1991" "The Hard Line"
Sega Power re-reviews most Master System, Mega Drive and Game Gear titles released before September 1991.
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svg
100
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-09-12 Games-X (UK), "12th-18th September 1991"
Review
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RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Half.svg X-Rated
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Zero (UK), "October 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
90%
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-11-15 Aktueller Software Markt (DE), "Dezember 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
9/12   8/12   10/12   9/12   9/12
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-1x-xx Game Power (IT), "Dicembre 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
90%
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-1x-xx Hobby Consolas (ES), "Diciembre 1991"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
92%
92
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-1x-xx Micromanía (segunda época) (ES), "Diciembre 1991"

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75
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Logo-pdf.svg 1991-1x-xx Tilt (FR), "Décembre 1991"
Review
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19/20
95
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-04-23 Console XS (UK), "June/July 1992"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-11 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1993" "The ProFile"
SegaPro re-reviews almost every Mega Drive, Mega-CD, Master System and Game Gear title released up until this point.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx Game Mania (UK), "May 1993"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
90%
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-09-01 Ação Games (BR), "Setembro 1993"

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Gráfico: Regular Som: Regular Desafio: Chocante Diversão: Bom
69
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-11-18 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK), ""
Review
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94%
94
[Info]

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