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Critical reception

Master System version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
100 Ação Games 1992-01-xx BRBrazil BR NTSC-U [1] [details]
90 Aktueller Software Markt 1992-01-10 DEGermany DE [2] [details]
90 Computer & Video Games 1991-11-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [3] [details]
90 Game Mania 1993-xx-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK [4] [details]
95 Game Power 1992-0-xx ITItaly IT [5] [details]
88 GamePro 1991-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [6] [details]
87 Gamers 1992-xx-xx DEGermany DE PAL [7] [details]
100 Games-X 1991-11-14 UKUnited Kingdom UK [8] [details]
90 Game Zone 1991-12-18 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [9] [details]
82 Hobbytes 1994-xx-xx RORomania RO [10] [details]
97 Joypad 1991-11-19 FRFrance FR [11] [details]
95 Mega Force 1991-11-19 FRFrance FR PAL [12] [details]
80 Micromanía (segunda época) 199x-xx-xx ESSpain ES [13] [details]
77 Micromanía (segunda época) 199x-xx-xx ESSpain ES PAL [14] [details]
90 Mean Machines 1991-11-28 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [15] [details]
90 Mean Machines Sega 1992-09-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK [16] [details]
87 Play Time 1991-1x-xx DEGermany DE PAL [17] [details]
96 Sega Power 1992-01-02 UKUnited Kingdom UK [18] [details]
100 Sega Power 1993-08-05 UKUnited Kingdom UK [19] [details]
96 Sega Pro 1991-11-21 UKUnited Kingdom UK [20] [details]
95 Sega Force 1991-12-12 UKUnited Kingdom UK [21] [details]
92 Sega Master Force 1993-07-22 UKUnited Kingdom UK [22] [details]
81 Video Games 1991-12-06 DEGermany DE [23] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 23 91 77 100 23 Very positive
World NTSC-U 2 94 88 100 12 Very positive
World PAL 7 88 77 95 18 Very positive
United States of America US All 1 88 88 88 0 Very positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 1 88 88 88 0 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 11 94 90 100 10 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 3 90 90 90 0 Very positive
France FR All 2 96 95 97 2 Very positive
France FR PAL 1 95 95 95 0 Very positive
Germany DE All 4 86 81 90 9 Very positive
Germany DE PAL 2 87 87 87 0 Very positive
Spain ES All 2 78 77 80 3 Positive
Spain ES PAL 1 77 77 77 0 Positive
Italy IT All 1 95 95 95 0 Very positive
Brazil BR All 1 100 100 100 0 Very positive
Brazil BR NTSC-U 1 100 100 100 0 Very positive
Romania RO All 1 82 82 82 0 Very positive

Game Gear version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
75 ACE 1992-03-08 UKUnited Kingdom UK [24] [details]
75 ACE 1992-02-08 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [25] [details]
73 Beep! MegaDrive 1991-12-07 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [26] [details]
93 Computer & Video Games 1991-12-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [27] [details]
88 Electronic Gaming Monthly 199x-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [28] [details]
58 Famitsu 1991-12-20 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [29] [details]
90 Game Mania 1993-xx-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK [30] [details]
95 Game Power 1992-0x-xx ITItaly IT [31] [details]
96 GamePro 199x-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [32] [details]
94 Game Zone 1992-02-21 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [33] [details]
94 Hobby Consolas 1992-0x-xx ESSpain ES PAL [34] [details]
95 Mega Force 1992-01-15 FRFrance FR PAL [35] [details]
85 Micromanía (segunda época) 1992-0x-xx ESSpain ES [36] [details]
91 Mean Machines Sega 1992-09-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [37] [details]
90 Megazone 1992-xx-xx AUAustralia AU [38] [details]
81 Power Play 1992-01-xx DEGermany DE [39] [details]
94 Sega Power 1992-03-05 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [40] [details]
96 Sega Pro 1992-01-16 UKUnited Kingdom UK [41] [details]
96 Sega Pro 1992-12-10 UKUnited Kingdom UK [42] [details]
89 Sega Force 1992-02-20 UKUnited Kingdom UK [43] [details]
71 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-08-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [44] [details]
95 User 1992-xx-xx GRGreece GR PAL [45] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 22 87 58 96 39 Mixed
World NTSC-J 3 67 58 73 15 Positive
World NTSC-U 2 92 88 96 9 Very positive
World PAL 8 91 75 95 20 Very positive
Japan JP All 3 67 58 73 15 Positive
Japan JP NTSC-J 3 67 58 73 15 Positive
United States of America US All 2 92 88 96 9 Very positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 2 92 88 96 9 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 10 89 75 96 21 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 5 89 75 94 19 Very positive
France FR All 1 95 95 95 0 Very positive
France FR PAL 1 95 95 95 0 Very positive
Germany DE All 1 81 81 81 0 Very positive
Spain ES All 2 90 85 94 9 Very positive
Spain ES PAL 1 94 94 94 0 Very positive
Italy IT All 1 95 95 95 0 Very positive
Australia AU All 1 90 90 90 0 Very positive
Greece GR All 1 95 95 95 0 Very positive
Greece GR PAL 1 95 95 95 0 Very positive

Sales

Master System version





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Software charts

Master System version

Game Gear version

References

  1. Ação Games, "Janeiro 1992" (BR; 1992-01-xx), page 45
  2. Aktueller Software Markt, "Februar 1992" (DE; 1992-01-10), page 127
  3. Computer & Video Games, "December 1991" (UK; 1991-11-15), page 34
  4. Game Mania, "May 1993" (UK; 1993-xx-xx), page 81
  5. Game Power, "Febbraio 1992" (IT; 1992-0-xx), page 34
  6. GamePro, "December 1991" (US; 1991-xx-xx), page 59
  7. Gamers, "Februar/März 1992" (DE; 1992-xx-xx), page 44
  8. Games-X, "14th-20th November 1991" (UK; 1991-11-14), page 33
  9. Game Zone, "January 1992" (UK; 1991-12-18), page 47
  10. Hobbytes, "1/1994" (RO; 1994-xx-xx), page 34
  11. Joypad, "Décembre 1991" (FR; 1991-11-19), page 62
  12. Mega Force, "Novembre 1991" (FR; 1991-11-19), page 74
  13. Micromanía (segunda época), "Enero 1992" (ES; 199x-xx-xx), page 54
  14. Micromanía (segunda época), "Enero 1993" (ES; 199x-xx-xx), page 58
  15. Mean Machines, "December 1991" (UK; 1991-11-28), page 138
  16. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 136
  17. Play Time, "1/92" (DE; 1991-1x-xx), page 90
  18. Sega Power, "February 1992" (UK; 1992-01-02), page 23
  19. Sega Power, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-08-05), page 101
  20. Sega Pro, "December 1991" (UK; 1991-11-21), page 58
  21. Sega Force, "January 1992" (UK; 1991-12-12), page 28
  22. Sega Master Force, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-07-22), page 12
  23. Video Games, "4/91" (DE; 1991-12-06), page 37
  24. ACE, "April 1992" (UK; 1992-03-08), page 87
  25. ACE, "March 1992" (UK; 1992-02-08), page 87
  26. Beep! MegaDrive, "January 1992" (JP; 1991-12-07), page 84
  27. Computer & Video Games, "January 1992 (Go! Issue 3)" (UK; 1991-12-15), page 6
  28. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "February 1992" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 30
  29. Famitsu, "1992-01-03" (JP; 1991-12-20), page 44
  30. Game Mania, "May 1993" (UK; 1993-xx-xx), page 70
  31. Game Power, "Marzo 1992" (IT; 1992-0x-xx), page 70
  32. GamePro, "February 1992" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 108
  33. Game Zone, "March 1992" (UK; 1992-02-21), page 54
  34. Hobby Consolas, "Marzo 1992" (ES; 1992-0x-xx), page 44
  35. Mega Force, "Janvier 1992" (FR; 1992-01-15), page 43
  36. Micromanía (segunda época), "Marzo 1992" (ES; 1992-0x-xx), page 33
  37. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 143
  38. Megazone, "April/May 1992" (AU; 1992-xx-xx), page 31
  39. Power Play, "2/92" (DE; 1992-01-xx), page 172
  40. Sega Power, "April 1992" (UK; 1992-03-05), page 47
  41. Sega Pro, "February 1992" (UK; 1992-01-16), page 60
  42. Sega Pro, "Christmas 1992" (UK; 1992-12-10), page 71
  43. Sega Force, "March 1992" (UK; 1992-02-20), page 28
  44. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 88
  45. User, "Októvrios 1992" (GR; 1992-xx-xx), page 66