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Rent A Hero No.1
Publisher:
Sega Dreamcast
Sega,
Xbox
Coolnet Entertainment
Developer:
System(s): Sega Dreamcast, Xbox
Peripherals supported:
Sega Dreamcast
Dreamcast VGA Box, Dreamcast Jump Pack, Visual Memory Unit
Genre: RPG































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥5,800 HDR-0074



Xbox
JP
¥5,800 R91-00001




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Rent A Hero No.1 (レンタヒーロー No.1) is a Sega Dreamcast remake of Rent A Hero, a Sega Mega Drive action RPG. The game was later ported to the Xbox. No versions have ever left Japan, though a US release of the Xbox version was at one point scheduled to be published by AIA.

The engine for Spikeout: Digital Battle Online was utilized for this game.Media:DCM_JP 19991001 1999-30.pdf[1]Media:DCM JP 20000609 2000-20.pdf[2]

Magazine articles

Main article: Rent A Hero No.1/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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DCM JP 20000609 2000-20.pdfDCM JP 20000609 2000-20.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #72: "2000-20 (2000-06-09, 16)" (2000-05-26)
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EGM US 168.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #168: "July 2003" (2003-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Dreamcast version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
77 №2000-19, p31Media:DCM_JP_20000602_2000-19.pdf[3]
80 №, p34[4]
75 №598, p31
Sega Dreamcast
77
Based on
3 reviews

Xbox version

Xbox, JP
RentAHeroNo1 Xbox JP Box.jpg
Cover

External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): Dreamcast

References


Rent A Hero series of games
Rent A Hero (1991) | Rent A Hero No.1 (2000)
Rent A Hero related media
Music
Renta no Kyoku: Rent A Hero No.1 Original Soundtrack (2000) | Vermilion vs Rent A Hero Original Soundtrack (2009) | Rent A Hero Original Soundtrack (2014)
Book
Rent A Hero No.1 Kanzen Guide Book (2000) | Rent A Hero No.1 Perfect Guide (2000)