Slave Zero

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Slave Zero
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher: Infogrames, Sega
Developer:
Peripherals supported: Jump Pack, Visual Memory Unit, Dreamcast VGA Box
Genre: Action

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
US
$49.9949.99[2] T-15106N
ESRB: Teen
Sega Dreamcast
DE
T-15104D-18
USK: 16
Sega Dreamcast
ES
T-15104D-06
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
FR
T-15104D-59
SELL: 12+
Sega Dreamcast
UK
£39.9939.99[4] T-15104D-05
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
IT
T-15104D-13
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
FR/NL
T-15104D-59

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Slave Zero is a Sega Dreamcast game by Infogrames. It involves giant robots.

The Dreamcast Slave Zero is converted from an earlier PC version, which at the time was well received by the gaming press, however it makes many compromises for the Dreamcast hardware which results in a noticably inferior game. Graphical fidelity and frame rates take a hit, and the Dreamcast controller's analogue stick is far less accurate than the mouse controls the game was designed for.

Magazine articles

Main article: Slave Zero/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (UK) #8: "No. 8" (2000-04-20)
also published in:
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Print advert in Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel (FR) #3: "Mars/Avril 2000" (2000-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
576 Konzol (HU)
58
[6]
Arcade (UK) PAL
25
[7]
Consoles Max (FR) PAL
62
[8]
Dreamcast Monthly (UK) PAL
80
[9]
DC-UK (UK) PAL
60
[10]
Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel (FR) PAL
40
[11]
Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
70
[4]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
44
[12]
Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast (RU)
83
[13]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
83
[14]
GamesMaster (UK) PAL
62
[15]
Gamers' Republic (US) NTSC-U
42
[16]
MAN!AC (DE) PAL
52
[17]
Man!ak (PL)
75
[18]
Mr. Dreamcast (UK) PAL
57
[19]
Neo Plus (PL)
60
[20]
Official Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
60
[21]
Official Dreamcast Magazine (US) NTSC-U
60
[22]
Revista Oficial Dreamcast (ES) PAL
40
[23]
Strana Igr (RU)
75
[24]
Sega Dreamcast
59
Based on
20 reviews

Slave Zero

Dreamcast, US
SlaveZero DC US Box Back.jpgSlaveZero DC US Box Front.jpg
Cover
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Disc
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Inlay
Dreamcast, UK
SlaveZero DC UK Box Back.jpgSlaveZero DC UK Box Front.jpg
Cover
SlaveZero DC EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Dreamcast, ES
SlaveZero DC ES Box Back.jpgSlaveZero DC ES Box Front.jpg
Cover
Dreamcast, DE
SlaveZero DC DE back.jpgNospine-small.pngSlaveZero DC DE front.jpg
Cover
SlaveZero DC EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Dreamcast, FR/NL
SlaveZero DC 59 back.jpgNospine-small.pngSlaveZero DC 59 front.jpg
Cover
SlaveZero DC EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Dreamcast, IT
SlaveZero DC IT back.jpgSlaveZero DC IT front.jpg
Cover
SlaveZero DC EU Disc.jpg
Disc

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1999-08-20 GD-R Page
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1999-10-07 GD-R Page
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1999-10-11 GD-R Page
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1999-11-22 GD-R Page

External links

References

  1. http://www.sega.com:80/sega/catalog/SegaProduct.jhtml?PRODID=268 (Wayback Machine: 2001-12-12 05:17)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Press release: 1999-11-17: Infogrames North America Sends Slave Zero Stomping Onto Sega Dreamcast and the PC; The Highly Anticipated Giant Robot Game Shoots Into Stores This Week
  3. http://www.chipsworld.co.uk/detProd.asp?ProductCode=1810 (Wayback Machine: 2002-09-22 10:31)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 6" (UK; 2000-02-24), page 62
  5. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 9" (UK; 2000-05-18), page 17
  6. 576 Konzol, "November 2000" (HU; 2000-xx-xx), page 42
  7. Arcade, "March 2000" (UK; 2000-02-29), page 96
  8. Consoles Max, "Mai 2000" (FR; 2000-xx-xx), page 111
  9. Dreamcast Monthly, "February 2000" (UK; 2000-01-20), page 18
  10. DC-UK, "March 2000" (UK; 2000-02-18), page 32
  11. Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel, "Mai/Juin 2000" (FR; 2000-xx-xx), page 84
  12. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "January 2000" (US; 1999-12-07), page 223
  13. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 209
  14. GamePro, "December 1999" (US; 1999-xx-xx), page 192
  15. GamesMaster, "April 2000" (UK; 2000-03-22), page 90
  16. Gamers' Republic, "January 2000" (US; 1999-12-19), page 74
  17. MAN!AC, "04/2000" (DE; 2000-03-04), page 73
  18. Man!ak, "Wrzesień 1999" (PL; 1999-xx-xx), page 38
  19. Mr. Dreamcast, "April 2000" (UK; 2000-03-30<em>No results</em>), page 78
  20. Neo Plus, "Maj 2000" (PL; 2000-xx-xx), page 55
  21. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "March 2000" (UK; 2000-02-10), page 84
  22. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "January 2000" (US; 1999-12-05), page 96
  23. Revista Oficial Dreamcast, "Marzo 2000" (ES; 2000-0x-xx), page 58
  24. Strana Igr, "Dekabr 1999 2/2" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 58