Ready 2 Rumble Boxing

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Ready 2 Rumble Boxing
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher: Midway Home Entertainment (US, Europe), Sega (Japan)
Developer:
Peripherals supported: Dreamcast Arcade Stick, Jump Pack, Visual Memory Unit, Dreamcast VGA Box
Genre: Comic Boxing (コミックボクシング)[1][2], Sports[3]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥5,800 (6,090)5,800e[2] HDR-0051
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Dreamcast
US
T-9704N
ESRB: Teen
Sega Dreamcast
US
(Sega All Stars)
$19.9519.95[5] T-9704N
ESRB: Teen
Sega Dreamcast
DE
T-9704D-51
USK: 12
Sega Dreamcast
ES
8,490Ptas8,490[9] T-9704D-61
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
FR
T-9704D-51
SELL: Tous Publics
Sega Dreamcast
FR
(alt)
T-9704D-51
SELL: 12+
Sega Dreamcast
UK
£39.9939.99[7][8] T-9704D-05
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
DE/FR/NL
T-9704D-51
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
ES/UK/IT
T-9704D-61
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
AU
$94.9594.95[10]
OFLC: M15
Sega Dreamcast
BR
197196
Tectoy: Todas as Idades
Sega Dreamcast
BR
(alt)
197196
DJCTQ: 12+

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Ready 2 Rumble Boxing (レディ・トゥ・ランブル・ボクシング) is a boxing game and published by Midway Games for a variety of platforms including the Sega Dreamcast in 1999.

Gameplay

The game is similar to Nintendo's Punch Out!, in that many of the boxers are comically designed. It was also one of the first games of its type to feature visible bruising and other facial damage as the fight progressed, something that saw much appraisal at the time of release.

History

It was a launch title for the system in the west and was both critically and financially successful, making it into the budget Sega All Stars range and spawning a sequel, Ready 2 Rumble Boxing: Round 2.

Ready 2 Rumble Boxing initially shipped with errors and so was actually released twice. Newer versions can be identified by the "Hot! New" logo.

Magazine articles

Main article: Ready 2 Rumble Boxing/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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BR print advert
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Print advert in Official Dreamcast Magazine (US) #1: "September 1999" (1999-08-24)
also published in:
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Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #124: "November 1999" (1999-10-05)
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Print advert in Official Dreamcast Magazine (US) #2: "November 1999" (1999-10-05)
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Print advert in Next Level (AR) #10: "Noviembre 1999" (1999-xx-xx)
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Print advert in Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel (FR) #2: "Décembre 1999/Janvier 2000" (1999-12-xx)
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Print advert in Hyper (AU) #75: "January 2000" (1999-12-01)
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Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (IT) #1: "xxxxxx" (xxxx-xx-xx)

Artwork

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Arcade (UK) PAL
100
[12]
Consoles + (FR) PAL
94
[13]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
100
[7]
Dreamcast Arena (IT) PAL
80
[14]
Dreamcast Monthly (UK) PAL
90
[15]
DC-UK (UK) PAL
80
[16]
Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel (FR) PAL
80
[17]
Dreamcast: Das Offizielle Magazin (DE) PAL
75
[18]
Dreamcast Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
77
[19]
Dreamcast Magazine (UK)
89
[20]
Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
90
[21]
Dorimaga (JP) NTSC-J
81
[22]
Edge (UK) PAL
80
[23]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
88
[24]
Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast (RU)
83
[25]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
70
[26]
GameFan (US) NTSC-U
89
[27]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
98
[28]
GamesMaster (UK) PAL
87
[29]
Gamers' Republic (US) NTSC-U
58
[30]
MAN!AC (DE) PAL
85
[31]
Man!ak (PL)
75
[32]
Man!ak (PL)
85
[33]
Man!ak (PL)
92
[34]
Neo Plus (PL)
80
[35]
neXt Level (DE) PAL
80
[36]
Next Level (AR)
93
[37]
Official Dreamcast Magazine (UK)
90
[38]
Official Dreamcast Magazine (US)
60
[39]
PC Expert (FR) PAL
70
[40]
Player One (FR)
90
[41]
Revista Oficial Dreamcast (ES) PAL
90
[9]
Strana Igr (RU)
85
[42]
Strana Igr (RU)
73
[43]
Video Games (DE) PAL
83
[44]
Sega Dreamcast
83
Based on
35 reviews

Ready 2 Rumble Boxing

Dreamcast, JP
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Cover
Dreamcast, US
Ready2Rumble DC US Box Back.jpgReady2Rumble DC US Box Front.jpg
Cover
Ready2RumbleDCUSInlay.jpg
Inlay
Dreamcast, US (Hot! New!)
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Cover
Dreamcast, US (Sega All Stars)
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Cover
Dreamcast, UK
Ready2Rumble DC UK Box Back.jpgReady2Rumble DC EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
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Disc
Dreamcast, UK/IT/ES
Ready2rumble dc enesit backcover.jpgReady2Rumble DC EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
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Disc
Dreamcast, DE/FR/NL
Ready2Rumble DC DE-FR-NL Box Back.jpgNospine-small.pngReady2Rumble DC EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
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Disc
Dreamcast, DE/FR/NL (re-rated)
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Cover
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Disc
Dreamcast, BR
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Cover
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Disc
Ready2RDCBRManual.pdf
Manual
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Inlay
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Contrato De Licenca
Dreamcast, BR (Alt)
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Cover

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1999-05-10 GD-R Page
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1999-06-14 GD-R Page
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1999-07-07 GD-R Page
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1999-07-14 GD-R Page
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1999-08-20 GD-R Page

External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): Dreamcast

References

  1. File:Ready2Rumble DC JP Box Back.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 http://sega.jp/dc/000107/ (Wayback Machine: 2015-05-12 07:52)
  3. https://sega.jp/history/hard/dreamcast/software.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-02-10 03:49)
  4. Press release: 1999-09-02: Sega Dreamcast Launch Titles and Peripherals
  5. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 3" (UK; 1999-11-25), page 7
  6. 7.0 7.1 Computer & Video Games, "November 1999" (UK; 1999-10-13), page 88
  7. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "November 1999" (UK; 1999-09-30), page 71
  8. 9.0 9.1 Revista Oficial Dreamcast, "Enero 2000" (ES; 1999-12-20), page 40
  9. Hyper, "December 1999" (AU; 1999-xx-xx), page 54
  10. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "November 1999" (US; 1999-10-05), page 214
  11. Arcade, "December 1999" (UK; 1999-11-01), page 96
  12. Consoles +, "Octobre 1999" (FR; 1999-xx-xx), page 84
  13. Dreamcast Arena, "Gennaio 2000" (IT; 2000-01-10), page 77
  14. Dreamcast Monthly, "November 1999" (UK; 1999-11-18), page 58
  15. DC-UK, "October 1999" (UK; 1999-09-29), page 16
  16. Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel, "Octobre/Novembre 1999" (FR; 1999-xx-xx), page 80
  17. Dreamcast: Das Offizielle Magazin, "November 1999" (DE; 1999-11-11), page 54
  18. Dreamcast Magazine, "2000-02 (2000-01-21,28)" (JP; 2000-01-07), page 23
  19. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 1" (UK; 1999-09-09), page 58
  20. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 2" (UK; 1999-10-21), page 78
  21. Dorimaga, "2002-18 (2002-10-11)" (JP; 2002-09-27), page 34
  22. Edge, "Autumn 1999" (UK; 1999-10-01), page 90
  23. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "October 1999" (US; 1999-09-07), page 216
  24. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 168
  25. Famitsu, "2000-01-21" (JP; 2000-01-07), page 29
  26. GameFan, "Volume 7, Issue 10: October 1999" (US; 1999-xx-xx), page 20
  27. GamePro, "October 1999" (US; 1999-xx-xx), page 154
  28. GamesMaster, "December 1999" (UK; 1999-11-02), page 92
  29. Gamers' Republic, "October 1999" (US; 1999-09-18), page 70
  30. MAN!AC, "12/99" (DE; 1999-11-03), page 84
  31. Man!ak, "Wrzesień 1999" (PL; 1999-xx-xx), page 59
  32. Man!ak, "Listopad 1999" (PL; 1999-xx-xx), page 37
  33. Man!ak, "Grudzień 1999" (PL; 1999-xx-xx), page 73
  34. Neo Plus, "Listopad 1999" (PL; 1999-xx-xx), page 31
  35. neXt Level, "Januar 2000" (DE; 1999-12-03), page 30
  36. Next Level, "Noviembre 1999" (AR; 1999-xx-xx), page 28
  37. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "November 1999" (UK; 1999-09-30), page 66
  38. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "November 1999" (US; 1999-10-05), page 108
  39. PC Expert, "Hors-série December 1999: Gamespot.fr Magazine" (FR; 1999-1x-xx), page 54
  40. Player One, "Octobre 1999" (FR; 1999-xx-xx), page 68
  41. Strana Igr, "Noyabr 1999 2/2" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 54
  42. Strana Igr, "Sentyabr 2000 2/2" (RU; 2000-xx-xx), page 20
  43. Video Games, "12/99" (DE; 1999-11-17), page 74


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