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Superman: The Man of Steel
Publisher: Virgin Interactive, Sunsoft (US)
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$54.99[1] T-15036
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£? T-70126-50
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F T-70126-50
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM ? T-70126-50
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas T-70126-50
Sega Mega Drive
PT
? ?
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$? ?



Sega Master System
UK
£? MK-27050-50
Sega Master System
FR
?F MK-27050-50
Sega Master System
DE
DM ? MK-27050-50
Sega Master System
ES
?Ptas MK-27050-50
Sega Master System
PT
?PTE$ MS27050
Sega Master System
AU
$? ?
Sega Master System
BR
R$? 027190



Sega Game Gear
UK
£27.99[5] T-70068-50
Sega Game Gear
FR
?F T-70068-50
Sega Game Gear
DE
DM ? T-70068-50
Sega Game Gear
ES
?Ptas T-70068-50
Sega Game Gear
IT
T-70068-50
Sega Game Gear
PT
? ?




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Superman: The Man of Steel, known simply as Superman in North America, is an action game for the Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System and Sega Game Gear.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English Superman: The Man of Steel Superman: The Man of Steel
English (US) Superman Superman

Production credits

Mega Drive version

  • Programmer: Sakura Hasegawa, Ann Bob Winza
  • Design Concept by: Mike Mendheim
  • CG Designers: Minori Okamoto, Naomi Sanada, Takakiyo Masaki, Hiroyuki Karashima, Toyozumi Sakai, Dai Ozawa, Yukio Obayashi
  • Sound Creator: Kenji Yamasaki, Junichi Ueda, Hiroshi Tsukamoto
  • Director: Masahiro Kataoka, A.T
  • Special Thanks to: Masato Kawai, Masaru Aoyanagi, Mikio Iwata, Joe Robbins, Rita Zimmerer, David Siller, Steve Gehrke, Al Artus, Karen Shadley, Kazuko Harman
  • Very Special Thanks to: Luana Chambers, Marilyn Drucker, Barbara Farina
  • Producer: Kiharu Yoshida


Master System version

  • Programming: Rod Mack, Steve Turner © 1992 Graftgold Ltd
  • Graphics: John Lilley
  • Music: Jason Page
  • Additional Design: Steve Turner, Rod Mack
  • Produced by: Ian Mathias
  • Quality Assurance: Darren Lloyd, Ken Jordan, Terry Spoon
  • Manual Origination: Gary Penn
  • Marketing: Andrew Wright, Matt Walker
  • Logistics Manager: Catherine Spratt
  • Storyboard Design: Michael Mendheim
  • Sound Originator: Kenji Yamasaki, Junichi Ueda, Jason Page
  • Game Design: © 1992 Sunsoft


Magazine articles

Main article: Superman: The Man of Steel/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Superman FR PrintAdvert.jpg

FR print advert
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SegaVisions US 11.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Sega Visions (US)

#11: "February/March 1993" (199x-xx-xx)


also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #44: "March 1993" (1993-xx-xx)[7]
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CVG UK 140.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Computer & Video Games (UK)

#140: "July 1993" (1993-06-15)

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TodoSega ES 02.pdfTodoSega ES 02.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Todo Sega (ES)

#2: "Mayo 1993" (1993-xx-xx)

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TodoSega ES 05.pdfTodoSega ES 05.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Todo Sega (ES)

#5: "Agosto 1993" (1993-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
65
83 №44, p44[1]
72 №23, p157[8]
51 №12, p40/41
39 №11, p53
40 №4, p14/15
50 №20, p66/67
61 №34, p145[9]
30 №46, p52/53[10]
62 №18, p36/37
80 №21, p30
68 №6, p26/27
Sega Mega Drive
58
Based on
12 reviews

Mega Drive, US
STMoS MD US Box.jpg
Cover
Mega Drive, EU
STMoS MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
STMoS MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, AU

Mega Drive, SE (Rental)

Master System version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
70
55 №2/63
75 №9, p82/83[11]
70 №34, p114/115[12]
52 №44, p30/31
78 №21, p34/35
66 №19, p36/37[13]
Sega Master System
67
Based on
7 reviews

Master System, EU
STMoS SMS EU Box.jpg
Cover
Master System, BR
STMoS SMS BR Box.jpg
Cover
STMoS SMS BR Cart.jpg
Cart
SupermanSMSBrManual.pdf
Manual

Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
35 №35, p152[14]
52 №44, p30/31
77 №22, p69
64 №19, p43[15]
Sega Game Gear
57
Based on
4 reviews

Game Gear, EU
Superman GG EU cover.jpg
Cover
STMoS GG EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Game Gear, EU (Classic Game Gear)

STMoS GG EU Cart.jpg
Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Master System
 ?
CRC32 6F9AC98F
MD5 DC1541E54DA2376781E3691784BEFAA9
SHA-1 F12B0EDDFC271888BBCB1DE3DF25072B96B024EC
256kB Cartridge (EU)
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 73DF5A15
MD5 1ADF05E9AC786D9B46BB8D2B8043669D
SHA-1 8E0D837CF285D8669D30EF1328453949CEA70A6A
256kB Cartridge (EU)

References