Super Columns

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Super Columns
System(s): Sega Game Gear, Palm OS
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Peripherals supported: Gear-to-Gear Cable
Genre: Puzzle[1][2][3]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Game Gear
JP
¥3,8003,800 G-3226
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Game Gear
US
$39.9539.95[4] 2449
ESRB: Kids to Adults
Sega Game Gear
EU
2449-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Game Gear
UK
£19.9919.99[6] 2449-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Palm OS
US
$19.95 ?




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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

Digital manuals

Magazine articles

Main article: Super Columns/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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ES print advert
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Print advert in Hobby Consolas (ES) #46: "Julio 1995" (1995-xx-xx)
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Print advert in Hobby Consolas (ES) #51: "Diciembre 1995" (1995-xx-xx)
also published in:

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Freak (IL)
87
[9]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
83
[4]
Joypad (FR) PAL
88
[10]
Mega Force (FR) PAL
86
[11]
Mega Fun (DE) PAL
83
[12]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
74
[6]
Player One (FR) PAL
86
[13]
Sega Magazine (UK) PAL
77
[5]
Sega Game Gear
83
Based on
8 reviews

Super Columns

Game Gear, JP
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Cover
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Cart
Game Gear, US
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Cover
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Cart
Supercolumns gg us manual.pdf
Manual
Game Gear, EU
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Cover
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Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 2a100717
MD5 3696ab241bbe66846a0ad00a50ca289b
SHA-1 a1de915b0f10894bedc6ee8f0fd1f2da65bcfa68
128kB Cartridge (JP)
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 8ba43af3
MD5 8f1de0caa864beed2a61f391795b0a10
SHA-1 ce59845e973b7fb7b3b2121b35a95fba5727df62
128kB Cartridge (US/EU)
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 f28f89d1
MD5 1513e04ab34ff687e6bfcf89199cce5a
SHA-1 e5b23a687c9dd285970f4783369e36c7a96d19fa
128kB 1994-11-11 CD-R disc[14] Page
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 56cf1d4f
MD5 d829d132768af645ec9770ce7751aeb6
SHA-1 29dac0da809c8a74c6610e4dde300efaddaca29a
128kB 1994-11-30 CD-R disc[15] Page
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 abe92434
MD5 d592e3ac72db3d3829b5c56fd9b6c0e4
SHA-1 3edad6d335d5f6ec3dc403fd642cd6a71e3c053d
128kB 1994-12-15 CD-R disc[16] Page
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 81451fc0
MD5 eef5e19e5314cd512bbf9cfe700c9482
SHA-1 b7cabe08f0e0850b055fd0e694e175e8f1c47e4d
128kB 1994-12-21 CD-R disc[17] Page
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 5c4c633d
MD5 9c8597827b2b6632288dcd2e518c5ea1
SHA-1 d3050de383e772bb068d4c722bbe91ff05172d45
128kB 1994-12-26 CD-R disc[18] Page
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 3d931952
MD5 af4aa4dfc874b945fbe61d31d8c20c00
SHA-1 b2bc04e1f7a00ec5431774db0b47da53db57d3a3
128kB 1994-12-28 CD-R disc[19] Page
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 096f4ff5
MD5 0f9eb3b55945f0057e0e1a04424a64fc
SHA-1 fed437cf7d22c685fef7b2e55579cd77bb48e232
128kB 1995-01-06 CD-R disc[20] Page
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 8ba43af3
MD5 8f1de0caa864beed2a61f391795b0a10
SHA-1 ce59845e973b7fb7b3b2121b35a95fba5727df62
128kB 1995-01-09 CD-R disc[21] Page

References


Super Columns
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Main page | Comparisons | Magazine articles | Reception



Prereleases: Prototype 1994-11-11 | 1994-11-30 | 1994-12-15 | 1994-12-21 | 1994-12-26 | 1994-12-28 | 1995-01-06 | 1995-01-09

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 for Zaurus (2001) | Columns for Clié (2002)
Columns Related Media
Music
Columns・Columns II (1991)
Book
Hanagumi Taisen Columns Official Guide (1997) | Hanagumi Taisen Columns 2 Perfect Guide (2000)