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The Ring: Terror's Realm
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher:
Developer:
Peripherals supported: Jump Pack, Visual Memory Unit
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥6,800 T-27902M
Sega Dreamcast
US
$39.99[1] T-15122N




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The Ring: Terror's Realm, called just Ring (リング) in Japan, is a survival horror game for the Sega Dreamcast. It is based upon the Japanese horror novel Ring and its 1998 film adaptation.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English (US) The Ring: Terror's Realm The Ring: Terror's Realm
Japanese リング Ring

Production credits

  • Executive Producer: Hiroaki Kai (Asmik Ace Entertainment Inc.)
  • Producer: Hitoshi Iida (角川書店), Masashi Suzuki (Asmik Ace Entertainment Inc.)
  • Character Design: Katsuya Terada
  • Cast
    • Meg: Soness Steavens
    • Robert: Kevyn S. Johnson
    • John: Jeffrey J. Johnston
    • Jack: Richard M. Whitelock
    • Lukino: John Broadwater
    • Sadako: Sachiko Okada, Karen Smith, Andy Fredrick
  • Promotion Staff: Yoshinobu Sato (Asmik Ace Entertainment Inc.), Shunsuke Wada (Asmik Ace Entertainment Inc.), Maki Kazuno (Asmik Ace Entertainment Inc.), Taiji Kawai (Asmik Ace Entertainment Inc.)
  • Product Staff: Mikio Ono (Asmik Ace Entertainment Inc.), Junko Hosoya (Asmik Ace Entertainment Inc.)
  • Director: Atsushi Suzuki
  • Main Program: Atsushi Suzuki
  • Program: Tetsuya Furuta, Iwashi
  • Main Graphic: Yoshimi Kaida
  • Character Main Graphic: M.T
  • Character Graphic: Yoshitaka Asaji, Hajime Okano, Ryuichi Noguchi (Scarab), Takahiro Sakuma (Scarab), Seiko Takanashi (Scarab), Tohru Honda (Scarab)
  • Monster Director: Masanao Kita (Scarab)
  • Map Main Graphic: Yoshimi Kaida
  • Map Graphic: Hiroki Hamashima, Hideo Nakamura, Tomoyo Kyomori, Taizo Murakami, Naoto Abe, Yousuke Tachibana, Hideki Kawakami
  • Object Graphic: Muneyuki Tejima?
  • Map Design: Katsuhiko Sakurai (Designkombinat Co.)
  • Planner: Satoshi Iwasaki, Shigeto Yasuda, Yasuyuki Kawaguchi, Hisaya Takabayashi
  • Scenario: Hisaya Takabayashi
  • 3D Computer Graphics, Sound Track, Sound Effects, Script Translation and Voice Actors Management by: Nurding Group
  • Nurding Crue: Tsutomu Fuzawa, Yoshiaki Tonooka, Sota Namba, Yoshikazu Sasano, Nobuhiro Miyamura, Yasuhiro Asaga, Kazuhiro Kawamoto, Shigeki Hanawa, Mariko Ogawa, Masayuki Itokazu, Kazuhiro Higuchi, Elain E. Nishizaki, Jaron Sperry, Akiko Koyama
  • Sound Convert: Yoshiyuki Ishii
  • Openingdemo Movie: Masamichi Kawanabe
  • Openingdemo Music: Akira Nishizaki
  • MA Supervisor: Daniel Griffith
  • Nurding Support Friends: Eglamedia (London), Nurding Inc. US Staff, Break Co.,Ltd., Kelp Co.,Ltd., Keiko Ogata
  • Test Player: Yugo Shinogi, Shigeki Yoshino, Jun Fukai, Eiji Amihama, Shinya Doinaga, Kanako Umezawa, Masato Hiraguri, ポールトゥウィン株式会社
  • Special Thanks: Hiroshi Okamoto, Manabu Yamada, Takehiro Urabe, Yoshiyuki Asano, Masayuki Takahashi, Hajime Endoh, Miyuki Arai, Hajime Okano, Naoto Sekiguchi, Mitsuru Fukuoka, Meri Matsumoto, Asuka Fujii, 株式会社スカラベ, Design Konbinant Co.,Inc, Nurding Group, A.S.T. Works Company of Japan. (Nurdinggroup), Nurding Ltd. (Nurdinggroup), Nurding Inc. (Nurdinggroup), Queen'S Promotion Inc. (Nurdinggroup), Xeonix Co Ltd. (Nurdinggroup)
Source: In-game credits (JP)


Magazine articles

Main article: The Ring: Terror's Realm/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

TheRing DC JP Flyer.pdf

PDF
JP flyer

ODCM US 07.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Official Dreamcast Magazine (US) #7: "September/October 2000" (2000-08-01)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #134: "September 2000" (2000-08-08)[2]

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
60 №2000-07, p22Media:DCM_JP_20000303_2000-07.pdf[3]
60 №585, p31
44 №, p35[4]
Sega Dreamcast
55
Based on
3 reviews

Dreamcast, US
TheRing DC US Box Back.jpgTheRing DC US Box Front.jpg
Cover
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Disc
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Inlay
Dreamcast, JP
TheRing DC JP Box Back.jpgNospine-small.pngTheRing DC JP Box Front.jpg
Cover

External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): Dreamcast

References