Teddy Boy Blues

From Sega Retro

For the Sega Mega Drive version, see Teddy Boy Blues (Mega Drive).

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  • System 1
  • Sega Master System
    NTSC-U/PAL
  • Sega Master System
    NTSC-J

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Teddy Boy Blues
System(s): Sega System 1, Sega Master System
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Genre: Action[1]

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Arcade (System 1)
JP
¥? ?





























Sega Master System
JP
(Card)
¥4,3004,300 C-501
Sega Master System
US
(Card)
4003
Sega Master System
EU
4503
Sega Master System
EU
(Card)
4003
Sega Master System
FR
150F150[7]
Sega Master System
UK
(Card)
£14.9514.95[4][3][5]
Sega Master System
BR
021060
Sega Master System
KR
SG43C
Sega Master System
TW
K-301

Teddy Boy Blues (テディーボーイ・ブルース), known outside of Japan as Teddy Boy, is a Sega System 1 arcade action platform gaming developed and manufactured by Sega. Endorsed by Japanese singer Yōko Ishino and themed around her 1985 pop single Teddy Boy Blues (an FM hardware version of which is used as the game's background music), it was released exclusively to Japanese arcades in May 1985, and was later ported to the Sega Master System by the same developer the following October.

The Master System version was additionally localized by Tec Toy and released in Brazil in November 1991 as Geraldinho, based on the popular 1981 Brazilian comic strip Geraldão and with certain sprites replaced with characters from the strip.

Gameplay

In this game, you play as a kid who must destroy boxes from which enemies come out. You have two buttons: one to shoot your gun with and one to jump with. Shots from your gun may be used to "destroy" enemies (they become items that can be collected for points), destroy barricades (which are always blue), and (with enough hits) destroy the boxes, which resemble dice counting down the number of hits needed to destroy them. Once all the enemies and boxes are destroyed, the level is complete.

History

Legacy

A port to the Sega Mark III was released in Japan as a launch title for the console (along with Hang-On). It was subsequently released overseas on the Sega Master System, renamed Teddy Boy, which is the same except that the main theme song was changed due to licensing issues. TecToy also released an alternate version only in Brazil called Geraldinho, featuring an edited main character based on the titular protagonist of the popular comic strip.

A port to the Sega Mega Drive which included rearranged stage layouts was released in 1992 exclusively in Japan on the Sega Game Toshokan service, courtesy of developer Sega CS and also titled Teddy Boy Blues. This version was later encoded as the first track of the hybrid Sega Mega-CD/music album SING!! Sega Game Music Presented by B.B. Queens, and was included as part of the 1994 Sega Game Toshokan compilation Game no Kanzume Vol.2, also for the Sega Mega-CD.

Hints

Magazine articles

Main article: Teddy Boy Blues/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

TeddyBoyBlues System1 JP Flyer.pdf

PDF
System 1 JP flyer

Physical scans

System 1 version

System 1, JP
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Instuction card(s)

Master System version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Ação Games (BR)
50
[8]
Complete Guide to Consoles (UK)
69
[9]
Console XS (UK) PAL
70
[10]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
70
[11]
Génération 4 (FR)
72
[7]
Mean Machines Sega (UK)
69
[12]
Power Play (DE)
65
[13]
S: The Sega Magazine (UK) PAL
73
[14]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
50
[15]
Sega Pro (UK)
78
[16]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
70
[17]
Sega Master System
67
Based on
11 reviews

Teddy Boy Blues

Master System, JP
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Cover
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Card
TeddyboyBluesSMSJPManual.pdf
Manual
Master System, US
TeddyBoy SMS US cover.jpg
Cover
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Card
Teddyboy sms us manual.pdf
Manual
Master System, EU
TeddyBoy SMS EU cover.jpg
Cover
Master System, EU (Sega®)
TeddyBoy SMS EU R cover.jpg
Cover
Master System, EU
Card version
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Cover
Master System, UK (Card version)
TeddyBoy SMS EU Eng cardcover.jpg
Cover
Master System, AU
TeddyBoy SMS AU cover.jpg
Cover
TeddyBoy SMS AU Cart.jpg
Cart
TeddyBoySMSAUManual.pdf
Manual
Master System, AU (Barcode sticker)
TeddyBoy SMS AU barcode cover.jpg
Cover
TeddyBoy SMS AU Cart.jpg
Cart
Master System, AU (Barcode sticker, no dashes)
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Cover
TeddyBoy SMS AU Cart.jpg
Cart
Master System, AU (AFP12 sticker)
TeddyBoy SMS AU afp12 cover.jpg
Cover
TeddyBoy SMS AU Cart.jpg
Cart
TeddyBoySMSAUManual.pdf
Manual
Master System, KR
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Cover
TeddyBoy SMS KR card.png
Card
Master System, BR
TeddyBoy SMS BR cover.jpg
Cover
TeddyBoy SMS BR Cart.jpg
Cart
Master System, TW

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Master System
 ?
CRC32 2728faa3
MD5 66baea0a42353ffd3f131586e0c9c4d4
SHA-1 6ae39718703dbf7126f71387ce24ad956710a315
32kB Cartridge (EU/US)
Sega Master System
 ?
CRC32 316727dd
MD5 de5d6c9e1349844b74f53caaf2af680b
SHA-1 fb61c04f30c83733fdbf503b16e17aa8086932df
32kB Cartridge (JP)

References


Teddy Boy Blues

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