Syndicate

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Syndicate
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Mega-CD
Publisher:
Sega Mega Drive
Electronic Arts
Sega Mega-CD
Domark
Developer:
Sound driver: Images Software/Russsel Shaw
Genre: Simulation

















Number of players: 1
Official in-game languages:
  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Mega Drive
    US
    736801
    Videogame Rating Council: MA-13
    Sega Mega Drive
    EU
    E236SMXI
    ELSPA: 11+ OK
    Sega Mega Drive
    PT
    Sega Mega Drive
    UK
    £44.9944.99[1][3] E236SMXI
    ELSPA: 11+ OK
    Sega Mega Drive
    AU
    OFLC: G
    Sega Mega-CD
    EU
    T-88065-50
    ELSPA: 11+ OK
    Non-Sega versions

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    Syndicate is an isometric strategy game developed by Bullfrog Productions. It was released among other systems for the Sega Mega Drive and Sega Mega-CD. Its sequel, Syndicate Wars, was due to be released on the Sega Saturn but was cancelled.

    Magazine articles

    Main article: Syndicate/Magazine articles.

    Physical scans

    Mega Drive version

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
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    Based on
    0 review
    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
    80
    [5]
    Cool Gamer (RU)
    80
    [6]
    Computer & Video Games (UK)
    90
    [1]
    Electronic Games (1992-1995) (US) NTSC-U
    75
    [7]
    Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1 (RU)
    80
    [8]
    Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 5 (RU)
    90
    [9]
    Game Players (US) NTSC-U
    78
    [10]
    GamePro (US) NTSC-U
    70
    [11]
    Gamers (DE) PAL
    47
    [12]
    Hobby Consolas (ES)
    75
    [13]
    Joypad (FR)
    65
    [14]
    MAN!AC (DE) PAL
    80
    [15]
    Mega (UK) PAL
    93
    [16]
    Mega Force (FR) PAL
    90
    [17]
    Mega Fun (DE) PAL
    67
    [18]
    Micro Kid's Multimédia (FR)
    75
    [19]
    Micromanía (segunda época) (ES)
    90
    [20]
    Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
    90
    [21]
    Next Generation (US)
    25
    [22]
    Player One (FR)
    67
    [23]
    Play Time (DE) PAL
    79
    [24]
    Score (CZ)
    68
    [25]
    Sega Magazine (UK) PAL
    90
    [2]
    Sega Power (UK) PAL
    90
    [26]
    Sega Pro (UK) PAL
    67
    [27]
    Tricks 16 bit (RU)
    86
    [28]
    VideoGames (US) NTSC-U
    60
    [29]
    Sega Mega Drive
    76
    Based on
    27 reviews

    Syndicate

    Mega Drive, US
    Syndicate MD US Box.jpg
    Cover
    Syndicate MD US Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Syndicate MD US Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Mega Drive, EU
    Syndicate MD EU Box.jpg
    Cover
    Syndicate MD US Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Syndicate MD EU Manual.jpg
    Manual
    Mega Drive, PT
    Syndicate MD PT cover.jpg
    Cover
    Mega Drive, AU
    Syndicate MD AU cover.jpg
    Cover

    Mega-CD version

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    {{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
    Based on
    0 review
    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    Player One (FR)
    75
    [30]
    Sega Magazine (UK) PAL
    88
    [4]
    Sega Power (UK) PAL
    83
    [31]
    Sega Mega-CD
    82
    Based on
    3 reviews

    Syndicate

    Mega-CD, EU
    Syndicate MCD EU Box Back.jpgSyndicate MCD EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Syndicate MCD EU spinecard.jpg
    Spinecard
    Syndicate MCD EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Syndicate MCD EU Manual.jpg
    Manual

    Technical information

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Sega Mega Drive
     ?
    CRC32 95bbf87b
    MD5 f8dbf7f08131243c18ed3626b10d2d55
    SHA-1 87442ecc50df508d54d241cbd468b41c926b974d
    2MB 1994-10 Cartridge (US/EU)
    Sega Mega-CD
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    1995-06-09 Page

    References

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    1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Computer & Video Games, "January 1995" (UK; 1994-12-15), page 90
    2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Sega Magazine, "January 1995" (UK; 1994-12-15), page 102
    3. Sega Power, "September 1994" (UK; 1994-08-04), page 18
    4. 4.0 4.1 Sega Magazine, "July 1995" (UK; 1995-06-15), page 80
    5. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-03-10), page 234
    6. Cool Gamer, "9" (RU; 2002-10-13), page 216
    7. Electronic Games (1992-1995), "January 1995" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 88
    8. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 320
    9. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 5, "" (RU; 200x-xx-xx), page 206
    10. Game Players, "Vol. 8 No. 1 January 1995" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 52
    11. GamePro, "January 1995" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 47
    12. Gamers, "Januar 1995" (DE; 1995-01-08), page 54
    13. Hobby Consolas, "Diciembre 1994" (ES; 1994-xx-xx), page 143
    14. Joypad, "Décembre 1994" (FR; 1994-1x-xx), page 54
    15. MAN!AC, "02/95" (DE; 1995-01-11), page 63
    16. Mega, "January 1995" (UK; 1994-12-30), page 44
    17. Mega Force, "Décembre 1994" (FR; 1994-12-02), page 60
    18. Mega Fun, "01/95" (DE; 1994-12-21), page 32
    19. Micro Kid's Multimédia, "Février 1995" (FR; 1995-xx-xx), page 36
    20. Micromanía (segunda época), "Diciembre 1994" (ES; 1994-xx-xx), page 31
    21. Mean Machines Sega, "January 1995" (UK; 1994-11-30), page 100
    22. Next Generation, "February 1995" (US; 1995-01-24), page 103
    23. Player One, "Janvier 1995" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 120
    24. Play Time, "2/95" (DE; 1995-01-04), page 106
    25. Score, "Únor 1995" (CZ; 1995-02-01), page 40
    26. Sega Power, "January 1995" (UK; 1994-11-17), page 58
    27. Sega Pro, "April 1995" (UK; 1995-02-23), page 46
    28. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-03-20), page 26
    29. VideoGames, "February 1995" (US; 1995-0x-xx), page 62
    30. Player One, "Juillet/Août 1995" (FR; 1995-0x-xx), page 115
    31. Sega Power, "August 1995" (UK; 1995-06-15), page 54


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    Prereleases:
    Sega Mega-CD
    Prototypes: 1995-06-09