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
2003-04-14[7] $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

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)
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Physical scans

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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
83
[4]
Joypad (FR) PAL
88
[9]
Mega Force (FR) PAL
86
[10]
Mega Fun (DE) PAL
83
[11]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
74
[6]
Player One (FR) PAL
86
[12]
Sega Magazine (UK) PAL
77
[5]
Sega Game Gear
82
Based on
7 reviews
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)

References


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)