Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage

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Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher: Eidos Interactive (US, Europe), ASCII (Japan)
Developer:
Licensor: Kentarou Miura, Studio Gaga, Hakusensha, vap, Nippon TV
Peripherals supported: Dreamcast VGA Box, Jump Pack, Visual Memory Unit
Genre: Dramatic 3D Action (ドラマティック3Dアクション)[1][2], Action[3]

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥6,800 (7,140)6,800e[2] T-2101M
Sega Rating: Violent Content
Sega Dreamcast
US
$49.9949.99[5] T-36805N
ESRB: Mature 17+
Sega Dreamcast
DE
T-36807D-05
USK: 18
Sega Dreamcast
UK
£39.9939.99[7][8] T-36807D-05
ELSPA: 18+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
AU
$89.9589.95[9]
OFLC: MA15

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Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage, known as Berserk: Sennen Teikoku no Taka Hen Wasurebana no Shou (ベルセルク 千年帝国の鷹篇 喪失花の章) in Japan, is an action game for the Sega Dreamcast.

Production credits

  • Executive Producer: Hozumi Yoshida, Hisashi Suzuki, Yukinori Taniguchi (Yuke's)
  • Producer: Ichiro Sugiyama
  • Executive Supervisor & Original Scenario Written & Character Designed By: Kentarou Miura (Studio Gaga), Berserk (Young Animal Published by Hakusensha)
  • Product Supervisor: Akira Shimada
  • Scenario Writer: Tsuyoshi Tamai
  • Quality Check Director: Takashi Suzuki
  • Director: Yoshio Togiya
  • Planning Director: Norifumi Hara
  • Planner: Susumu Nakamoto, Nozomi Hanai
  • Programmer: Tatsuhiko Sugimoto, Hiroki Ueno, Takanori Yoshioka
  • Art Director: Yoshio Togiya
  • 3D Character Creator: Makoto Yamamoto, Yuki Asano, Taichi Higashino, Katsushi Baba
  • Background Creator: Kyohei Hosomi, Chiyo Amari, Satoshi Ueda, Takashi Komiyama, Naomi Obama
  • 3D Animation Director: Takashi Komiyama
  • 3D Animation Creator: Masahiro Nakatani, Maiko Hayaishi, Yoshihiro Tamura, Kanako Hayashi, Masataka Yamada
  • Interface Designer: Chiyo Amari
  • Visual Effect Designer: Takashi Komiyama
  • Technical Supporter: Takashi Hashiki, Syuji Matsudaira, Masaki Izuoka
  • Cast
    • Guts: Nobutoshi Hayashi
    • Casca: Yuko Miyamura
    • Puck: Yuriko Fuchizaki
    • Rita: Yuri Shiratori
    • Eriza: Sumi Shimamoto
    • Dunteth: Takahiro Yoshimizu, Yasuhiko Tokuyama, Munehiro Tokita, Tsuyoshi Takizawa, You Murakami, Daisuke Toujyou, Teruki Kitatani, Haramaki Kouji, Noriko Yoshitake
    • Balzak / Zoddo: Kenji Utsumi
  • Cooperation: Artsvision, Aoni Production, Ken Production, Sigma Seven, Japan Actionclub
  • Sound Producer: Rokurou Okuyama
  • Casting Coordinator: Ryuichi Ohnuma
  • Studio: Avaco Creative Studios
Sound
  • Executive Sound Producer: Susumu Hirasawa
  • Music Director (Supervisor): Kentarou Miura (Studio Gaga)
  • Sound Engineer: Masanori Chinzei
  • Management: Rihito Yumoto (Chaos Union), Mika Hirano (Chaos Union), Osamu Sunami, Hiroshi Kubota, Yutaka Takahashi (Marine Entertainment), Koichi Kikuchi (Marine Entertainment), Mina Otsuka (Marine Entertainment)
  • Supervisor: Akira Shimada
  • Sound Director: Masaya Imoto
  • Composer: Masaya Imoto, Hiromi Murakami
  • Sound Engineer: Kouji Yamada, Hiroaki Funane
Software Manual・Package
  • Director: Ryuichi Ohnuma
  • Designer: Hiroaki Kobayashi (K Plus Artworks)
  • Writer: Takashi Suzuki, Susumu Nakamoto
  • Product Manager: Akiyoshi Yamazaki, Jyunichi Ikehata
  • Sales Manager: Takeshi Osanai
  • Planning Coordinator: Takanari Oshida (Titans・Entertainment)
  • Special Thanks: Nobuo Wada, Atsushi Tsutsumi, Takaichi Satou, Toshihiro Sakamoto, Yukihiro Yoshida, Katsuya Kashiwagi, Kouichi Ikeda, Hiroaki Tomita, Sayuri Ohkawa, Momoko Sekine, Naoko Oikawa, Miwa Togashi, Mika Nomura, Hirofumi Sugawara, Ayako Mori, Osamu Sunami, Kiyotaka Azuma, Shinya Masuda, Minoru Nagano, Hiromi Furuta, Takashi Kosono, Takashi Terasoma, Kentarou Miura (Studio Gaga), Hakusensha Inc., Vap Inc., Nippon Television Network Corporation, Yuke's Co. Ltd.
  • Presented by: ASCII
Source:
In-game credits (JP)

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage
English (US) Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage
Japanese ベルセルク 千年帝国の鷹篇 喪失花の章 Berserk: Sennen Teikoku no Taka Hen Wasurebana no Shou

Magazine articles

Main article: Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #1999-36ex: "1999-36 extra (1999/11/26ex)" (1999-11-12)
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Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #1999-39ex: "1999-39 extra (1999-12-24ex)" (1999-12-10)
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Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #2000-01: "2000-01 (2000-01-07,14)" (1999-12-24)
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Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (UK) #8: "No. 8" (2000-04-20)
also published in:
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Print advert in Next Level (AR) #15: "Abril 2000" (2000-xx-xx)
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Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #130: "May 2000" (2000-04-04)
also published in:

Physical scans

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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
576 Konzol (HU)
78
[13]
Arcade (UK) PAL
25
[14]
Bonus (SCG) PAL
92
[15]
Consoles + (FR) NTSC-J
88
[16]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
25
[7]
Dreamcast Monthly (UK) PAL
40
[17]
DC-UK (UK) PAL
60
[18]
Digitiser (UK) PAL
40
[19]
Dreamcast Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
83
[20]
Dreamcast Magazine (UK) NTSC-J
75
[21]
Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
73
[8]
Dorimaga (JP) NTSC-J
89
[22]
Edge (UK) NTSC-J
30
[23]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
81
[24]
Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast (RU) NTSC-U
81
[25]
Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast (RU)
79
[26]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
75
[27]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
73
[28]
Gamers' Republic (US) NTSC-U
91
[29]
MAN!AC (DE) PAL
58
[30]
Neo Plus (PL)
80
[31]
Next Generation (US) NTSC-U
50
[32]
Official Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
50
[33]
PSX Extreme (PL)
73
[34]
Strana Igr (RU)
65
[35]
Sega Dreamcast
66
Based on
25 reviews

Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage

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Technical information

ROM dump status

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External links

References

  1. File:SotB DC JP Box Back.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 http://sega.jp/dc/991029/ (Wayback Machine: 2014-08-04 02:20)
  3. https://sega.jp/history/hard/dreamcast/software_l.html#tab01 (Wayback Machine: 2020-02-01 22:57)
  4. http://www.sega.com:80/pc/catalog/SegaProduct.jhtml?PRODID=206&CATID=72 (Wayback Machine: 2002-06-06 00:15)
  5. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "July/August 2000" (US; 2000-06-06), page 106
  6. http://spong.com:80/game/11024728/Sword-Of-The-Berserk-Guts-Rage-Dreamcast (Wayback Machine: 2013-08-04 03:06)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Computer & Video Games, "June 2000" (UK; 2000-05-17), page 85
  8. 8.0 8.1 Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 9" (UK; 2000-05-18), page 52
  9. Hyper, "August 2000" (AU; 2000-xx-xx), page 71
  10. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 9" (UK; 2000-05-18), page 23
  11. Computer & Video Games, "June 2000" (UK; 2000-05-17), page 2
  12. Expert Gamer, "June 2000" (US; 2000-05-23), page 58
  13. 576 Konzol, "Június-Július 2000" (HU; 2000-xx-xx), page 40
  14. Arcade, "July 2000" (UK; 2000-06-20), page 75
  15. Bonus, "7/2000" (SCG; 2000-09-25), page 48
  16. Consoles +, "Février 2000" (FR; 2000-0x-xx), page 120
  17. Dreamcast Monthly, "June 2000" (UK; 2000-05-11), page 78
  18. DC-UK, "June 2000" (UK; 2000-05-12), page 80
  19. Digitiser (UK) (2000-06-02)
  20. Dreamcast Magazine, "1999-39 extra (1999-12-24ex)" (JP; 1999-12-10), page 25
  21. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 5" (UK; 2000-01-27), page 78
  22. Dorimaga, "2002-18 (2002-10-11)" (JP; 2002-09-27), page 33
  23. Edge, "March 2000" (UK; 2000-02-22), page 73
  24. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "May 2000" (US; 2000-04-04), page 145
  25. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 257
  26. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 264
  27. Famitsu, "1999-12-24" (JP; 1999-12-10), page 35
  28. GamePro, "May 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 108
  29. Gamers' Republic, "May 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 64
  30. MAN!AC, "08/2000" (DE; 2000-07-05), page 67
  31. Neo Plus, "Lipiec-Sierpień 2000" (PL; 2000-xx-xx), page 72
  32. Next Generation, "June 2000" (US; 2000-05-23), page 98
  33. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "August 2000" (UK; 2000-07-06), page 83
  34. PSX Extreme, "03/2001" (PL; 2001-0x-xx), page 41
  35. Strana Igr, "Sentyabr 2000 2/2" (RU; 2000-xx-xx), page 18