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Critical reception

Master System version

Ratings

Publication awards
ASM Hit
Power Game
Superstar
Mega Game
Gold
Mega Zone
Sega Force Smash
Classic
Score Publication Date Region Version
83 Aktueller Software Markt 1993-01-11 DEGermany DE PAL [1] [details]
93 Computer & Video Games 1992-10-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [2] [details]
96 Game Mania 1993-xx-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [3] [details]
92 Game Power 199x-xx-xx ITItaly IT [4] [details]
73 Gamers 1992-11-19 DEGermany DE PAL [5] [details]
93 Hobby Consolas 1992-xx-xx ESSpain ES PAL [6] [details]
98 Joypad 1992-1x-xx FRFrance FR [7] [details]
94 Joystick 1992-1x-xx FRFrance FR PAL [8] [details]
95 Mega Force 1992-11-09 FRFrance FR PAL [9] [details]
95 Mean Machines Sega 1992-10-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [10] [details]
93 Megazone 1992-xx-xx AUAustralia AU PAL [11] [details]
92 OK Consolas 1992-xx-xx ESSpain ES PAL [12] [details]
95 Player One 1992-11-10 FRFrance FR PAL [13] [details]
93 Sega News 1996-1x-xx CZCzechia CZ [14] [details]
93 Sega Power 1992-11-05 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [15] [details]
100 Sega Power 1993-08-05 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [16] [details]
93 Sega Pro 1992-12-10 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [17] [details]
90 Sega Zone 1992-11-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [18] [details]
98 Sega Force 1993-01-14 SESweden SE [19] [details]
92 Sega Force 1992-11-05 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [20] [details]
92 Sega Master Force 1993-07-22 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [21] [details]
97 Supersonic 199x-xx-xx FRFrance FR [22] [details]
92 User 1993-0x-xx GRGreece GR PAL [23] [details]
80 Video Games 1992-12-16 DEGermany DE PAL [24] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 24 92 73 100 27 Very positive
World PAL 19 91 73 100 27 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 9 94 90 100 10 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 9 94 90 100 10 Very positive
France FR All 5 96 94 98 4 Very positive
France FR PAL 3 95 94 95 1 Very positive
Germany DE All 3 79 73 83 10 Positive
Germany DE PAL 3 79 73 83 10 Positive
Spain ES All 2 93 92 93 1 Very positive
Spain ES PAL 2 93 92 93 1 Very positive
Italy IT All 1 92 92 92 0 Very positive
Australia AU All 1 93 93 93 0 Very positive
Australia AU PAL 1 93 93 93 0 Very positive
Czechia CZ All 1 93 93 93 0 Very positive
Greece GR All 1 92 92 92 0 Very positive
Greece GR PAL 1 92 92 92 0 Very positive
Sweden SE All 1 98 98 98 0 Very positive

Game Gear version

Ratings

Publication awards
ASM Hit
CVG Hit
Power Game
Superstar
Gold
Yo!
Sega Force Smash
Score Publication Date Region Version
83 Aktueller Software Markt 1993-01-11 DEGermany DE PAL [1] [details]
60 Beep! MegaDrive 1992-11-07 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [25] [details]
92 Computer & Video Games 1992-11-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [26] [details]
92 Computer + Video Giochi 199x-xx-xx ITItaly IT [27] [details]
80 Game Mania 1993-xx-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [28] [details]
94 Game Power 199x-xx-xx ITItaly IT [4] [details]
93 GamePro 1993-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [29] [details]
91 Hobby Consolas 199x-xx-xx ESSpain ES PAL [30] [details]
98 Joypad 199x-xx-xx FRFrance FR [31] [details]
98 Joystick 199x-xx-xx FRFrance FR PAL [32] [details]
85 Mega Force 199x-xx-xx FRFrance FR PAL [33] [details]
80 Megazin 1993-xx-xx SISlovenia SI [34] [details]
80 Mean Machines Sega 1992-11-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [35] [details]
92 Player One 1993-01-10 FRFrance FR [36] [details]
87 Play Time 1993-01-07 DEGermany DE [37] [details]
78 Power Play 1993-02-10 DEGermany DE [38] [details]
97 Sega Power 1992-12-03 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [39] [details]
95 Sega Pro 1992-12-10 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [40] [details]
93 Sega Force Mega 1993-12-16 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [41] [details]
93 Sega Force 1993-07-08 SESweden SE [42] [details]
93 Sega Force 1992-11-05 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [43] [details]
59 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-08-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [44] [details]
78 Video Games 1993-01-27 DEGermany DE PAL [45] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 23 87 59 98 40 Mixed
World NTSC-J 2 59 59 60 2 Average
World NTSC-U 1 93 93 93 0 Very positive
World PAL 12 89 78 98 20 Very positive
Japan JP All 2 59 59 60 2 Average
Japan JP NTSC-J 2 59 59 60 2 Average
United States of America US All 1 93 93 93 0 Very positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 1 93 93 93 0 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 7 90 80 97 17 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 7 90 80 97 17 Very positive
France FR All 4 93 85 98 13 Very positive
France FR PAL 2 92 85 98 13 Very positive
Germany DE All 4 82 78 87 9 Very positive
Germany DE PAL 2 81 78 83 5 Very positive
Spain ES All 1 91 91 91 0 Very positive
Spain ES PAL 1 91 91 91 0 Very positive
Italy IT All 2 93 92 94 2 Very positive
Sweden SE All 1 93 93 93 0 Very positive
Slovenia SI All 1 80 80 80 0 Positive

Sales

Master System version





Date Europe Worldwide

Game Gear version





Date Japan North America Europe Worldwide

Software charts

Master System version

Game Gear version

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Aktueller Software Markt, "Februar 1993" (DE; 1993-01-11), page 127
  2. Computer & Video Games, "November 1992" (UK; 1992-10-15), page 24
  3. Game Mania, "May 1993" (UK; 1993-xx-xx), page 81
  4. 4.0 4.1 Game Power, "Gennaio 1993" (IT; 199x-xx-xx), page 44
  5. Gamers, "Dezember/Januar 1993" (DE; 1992-11-19), page 44
  6. Hobby Consolas, "Diciembre 1992" (ES; 1992-xx-xx), page 46
  7. Joypad, "Novembre 1992" (FR; 1992-1x-xx), page 76
  8. Joystick, "Décembre 1992" (FR; 1992-1x-xx), page 180
  9. Mega Force, "Novembre 1992" (FR; 1992-11-09), page 74
  10. Mean Machines Sega, "November 1992" (UK; 1992-10-xx), page 64
  11. Megazone, "December/January 1992/1993" (AU; 1992-xx-xx), page 33
  12. OK Consolas, "xxxx 1992" (ES; 1992-xx-xx), page 8
  13. Player One, "Novembre 1992" (FR; 1992-11-10), page 60
  14. Sega News, "Listopad 1996" (CZ; 1996-1x-xx), page 35
  15. Sega Power, "December 1992" (UK; 1992-11-05), page 38
  16. Sega Power, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-08-05), page 101
  17. Sega Pro, "Christmas 1992" (UK; 1992-12-10), page 59
  18. Sega Zone, "December 1992" (UK; 1992-11-xx), page 20
  19. Sega Force, "1/93" (SE; 1993-01-14), page 19
  20. Sega Force, "December 1992" (UK; 1992-11-05), page 30
  21. Sega Master Force, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-07-22), page 13
  22. Supersonic, "Janvier 1993" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 24
  23. User, "Mártios 1993" (GR; 1993-0x-xx), page 52
  24. Video Games, "1/93" (DE; 1992-12-16), page 102
  25. Beep! MegaDrive, "December 1992" (JP; 1992-11-07), page 32
  26. Computer & Video Games, "December 1992 (Go! Issue 14)" (UK; 1992-11-15), page 12
  27. Computer + Video Giochi, "Gennaio 1993" (IT; 199x-xx-xx), page 71
  28. Game Mania, "May 1993" (UK; 1993-xx-xx), page 70
  29. GamePro, "March 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 162
  30. Hobby Consolas, "Enero 1993" (ES; 199x-xx-xx), page 68
  31. Joypad, "Janvier 1993" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 144
  32. Joystick, "Janvier 1993" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 233
  33. Mega Force, "Janvier 1993" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 70
  34. Megazin, "Letnik 1, Številka 2, Oktober 1993" (SI; 1993-xx-xx), page 29
  35. Mean Machines Sega, "December 1992" (UK; 1992-11-xx), page 118
  36. Player One, "Janvier/Février 1993" (FR; 1993-01-10), page 102
  37. Play Time, "2/93" (DE; 1993-01-07), page 109
  38. Power Play, "3/93" (DE; 1993-02-10), page 110
  39. Sega Power, "January 1993" (UK; 1992-12-03), page 67
  40. Sega Pro, "Christmas 1992" (UK; 1992-12-10), page 63
  41. Sega Force Mega, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-16), page 78
  42. Sega Force, "4/93" (SE; 1993-07-08), page 22
  43. Sega Force, "December 1992" (UK; 1992-11-05), page 32
  44. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 88
  45. Video Games, "2/93" (DE; 1993-01-27), page 120