Thunder Fox

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Thunder Fox
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Original system(s): Taito F2 Syetem
Developer(s) of original games: Taito
Genre: Action

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
¥8,500 T-11113
Sega Mega Drive
$? 11066

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Thunder Fox (サンダーフォックス) is a 1990 arcade beat-'em-up by Taito ported to the Sega Mega Drive in 1991. Terrorists capable of attacking on all fronts almost succeed in taking over the world, but the Anti Terrorism Team [sic], consisting of two fighters named Thunder and Fox, are here to save the day. You play as one of the two; they play identically.


A attacks with your knife. B jumps; Up+B jumps higher. Over the course of the game, you will come across collectible weapons; Down picks it up, A swings it like a club to attack, and C actually uses the weapon. Each of these weapons is only available in limited supplies, and you can only hold one at a time.

Production credits

  • Graphic Design: M.Suzuki, M.Otsuka, Y.Kadowaki
  • Program: D.Hisaya, Kawataro, Hyper Gen, Utan Nabe, Purupuru
  • Sound: Zuntata
  • Game Design: Y.Sato
  • Special Thanks: The Other People

Magazine articles

Main article: Thunder Fox/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Main article: Thunder Fox/Promotional material.

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
53 More...[1]
40 More...[2]
86 More...[3]
50 №138, [1]
30 №1991-08, p88
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74 More...[5]
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88 More...[8]
33 №18, p68
Sega Mega Drive
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Mega Drive, US
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Mega Drive, JP
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Technical information

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