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File Date Source Title and comments
1991-02-04 Hippon Super (JP), "March 1991" "TV game・broad-way"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 2/10
20
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-02-08 Mega Drive Fan (JP), "March 1991" Preview article, 2 pages
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-02-08 Beep! MegaDrive (JP), "March 1991" "BE-Mega dog race"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 7/10   5/10   5/10   7/10
60
[Info]
1991-0x-xx Famitsu (JP), "" "Cross review"
Actual ratings breakdown unknown, needs correcting when actual breakdown known.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 5.3/10
53
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-04-08 Mega Drive Fan (JP), "May 1991" "Game seisekihyou"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 3.166/5   3.481/5   3/5   3.518/5   3.518/5   2.87/5
65
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-0x-xx Joystick (FR), "Avril 1991" As Tiger Heli

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 78%
78
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-04-12 Power Play (DE), "5/91" As Tiger Heli
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
80%
80
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-04-14 Computer & Video Games (UK), "May 1991" As Ultimate Tiger.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
66%
66
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-04-26 Aktueller Software Markt (DE), "Mai 1991" As Tiger Heli

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
8/12   10/12   8/12   7/12   7/12
67
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Mega Play (US), "May/June 1991"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 7/10   8/10   7/10   8/10
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-05-xx The Complete Guide to Sega (UK), ""

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "June 1991" "Review Crew"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 8/10   7/10   8/10   7/10
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Sega Visions (US), "Summer 1991"
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-0x-xx Tilt (FR), "Juin 1991" As Tiger Heli
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
14/20
70
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-06-07 Video Games (DE), "2/91" As Tiger Heli

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
80% Classic
80
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-09-05 Sega Power (UK), "October 1991" "The Hard Line"
Sega Power re-reviews most Master System, Mega Drive and Game Gear titles released before September 1991.

The Japanese version of Twin Cobra is reviewed twice, once as Tiger Heli and then again as Ultimate Tiger. They both get different scores.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Empty.svg
RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Empty.svgRatingStar Empty.svg
63
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-09-05 Sega Power (UK), "October 1991" "The Hard Line"
The US version is also reviewed.
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Empty.svgRatingStar Empty.svg
50
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-12-06 MegaTech (UK), "Xmas 1991" "Game Index"
MegaTech briefly reviews most of the Mega Drive games released before December 1991.

As Ultimate Tiger

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 81%
81
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-03-19 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1992" "Sega Software Showdown Final Part"
As Ultimate Tiger

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
87%
87
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-04-23 Console XS (UK), "June/July 1992" As Ultimate Tiger.
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 80%
80
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-07-09 Sega Force (UK), "August 1992"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 71%
71
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-09-xx Mean Machines Sega (UK), "October 1992" "Games Index"
Mean Machines Sega reviews most Mega Drive, Master System and Game Gear games released before September 1992.

As Ultimate Tiger

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
81%
81
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK), "January 1993" "The Complete Mega File"
Mega Drive Advanced Gaming reviews every Mega Drive game released before December 1992.

The Japanese version of Twin Cobra is reviewed twice; once as "Tiger Heli" and again as "Ultimate Tiger", with wildly different scores for each.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 78%   32%
55
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK), "January 1993" "The Complete Mega File"
The US version is also reviewed.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 39%
39
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-11 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1993" "The ProFile"
Sega Pro re-reviews almost every Mega Drive, Mega-CD, Master System and Game Gear title released up until this point.

The magazine manages to review the same game twice, once as "Tiger Heli" and again as "Ultimate Tiger". 52 percentage points separate the two.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 28%   80%
54
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-11 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1993" "The ProFile"
And then it reviews the PAL version.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 50%
50
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-11-18 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK), "" As Ultimate Tiger
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
78%
78
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1994-xx-xx Joypad (HU), "3/1994" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-08-08 Sega Saturn Magazine (JP), "September 1995" "Beep! MegaDrive readers final rating"
It continued up until then in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP).

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 5.4/10
54
[Info]
1998-xx-xx Tricks 16 bit (RU), "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr"
Reprints/translations:
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 46%
46
[Info]
1998-xx-xx Tricks 16 bit (RU), "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr"
Reprints/translations:
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 70%
70
[Info]
1999-xx-xx Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1 (RU), ""
Reprints/translations:
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Empty.svgRatingStar Empty.svgRatingStar Empty.svgRatingStar Empty.svg
60
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1999-11-25 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 2000-04-15 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 2000-11-01 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 2001-05-01 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 2002-03-21 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-xx-xx 1700 igr dlya Sega (RU), ""
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
70%
70
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-xx-xx 1700 igr dlya Sega (RU), ""
Reprints/translations:
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
40%
40
[Info]


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