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Super Columns

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Super Columns
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): Sega Game Gear, Palm OS
Peripherals supported: Gear-to-Gear Cable
Genre: Puzzle































Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Game Gear
JP
¥3,800 G-3226
Sega Game Gear
US
$39.95[1] 2449
Sega Game Gear
UK
£19.99[2] 2449-50
Sega Game Gear
FR
?F 2449-50
Sega Game Gear
DE
DM ? 2449-50
Sega Game Gear
ES
?Ptas 2449-50



Palm OS
US
2003-04-14[3] $19.95  ?

Super Columns (スーパーコラムス) is an update to Columns, released exclusively for the Sega Game Gear in 1995.

Gameplay is mostly identical to previous entries in the Columns series, however, Super Columns allows Columns to be rotated sideways, similar to Tetris.

Production credits

Magazine articles

Main article: Super Columns/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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HobbyConsolas ES 046.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Hobby Consolas (ES) #46: "Julio 1995" (1995-xx-xx)
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HobbyConsolas ES 051.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Hobby Consolas (ES) #51: "Diciembre 1995" (1995-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Hobby Consolas (ES) #52: "xxxx xxxx" (xxxx-xx-xx)[4]

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
84 №44, p55
86 №39, p67
74 №30, p88[2]
88 №53, p98/99
77 №16, p88/89
Sega Game Gear
82
Based on
5 reviews

Game Gear, US
SuperColumns GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngSuperColumns GG US Box Front.jpg
Cover
SuperColumns GG US Cart.jpg
Cart
Supercolumns gg us manual.pdf
Manual
Game Gear, EU
SuperColumns GG EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngSuperColumns GG EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
SuperColumns GG EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Game Gear, JP
SuperColumns GG JP Box Back.jpgNospine-small.pngSuperColumns GG JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
SuperColumns GG JP Cart.jpg
Cart

References

  1. File:GamePro US 071.pdf, page 106
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 File:MeanMachinesSega30UK.pdf, page 89
  3. http://www.sega.com/palm/purchase/buy_select_columns.jhtml (archived 2003-04-17 04:38)
  4. File:HobbyConsolas ES 052.pdf, page 83


Games in the Columns Series
Columns (1990) | Columns II: The Voyage Through Time (1990) | Columns III: Revenge of Columns (1993) | Stack Columns (1994) | Super Columns (1995) | Columns '97 (1996) | Hanagumi Taisen Columns (1997) | Columns Arcade Collection (1997) | Columns GB: Tezuka Osamu Characters (1999) | Hanagumi Taisen Columns 2 (2000) | Columns Crown (2001) | Columns Deluxe (2008) | Columns Jewel (2011)
Columns (Mame Game) (1997) | Columns (Pocket Boy) (1997)
Columns Related Media
Music
Columns・Columns II (1991)
Book
Hanagumi Taisen Columns Official Guide (1997) | Hanagumi Taisen Columns 2 Perfect Guide (2000)