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VR Troopers

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VR Troopers
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear
Publisher:
Developer:
Genre: Action































Number of players:
Sega Mega Drive
1-2
Sega Game Gear
1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$? 1576
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£? 1576-50
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F 1576-50
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM ? 1576-50
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas 1576-50
Sega Mega Drive
PT
?PTE$ MDJSE0141
Sega Mega Drive
BR
R$? 046950



Sega Game Gear
US
$? 2559
Sega Game Gear
UK
£? 2559-50
Sega Game Gear
FR
?F 2559-50
Sega Game Gear
DE
DM ? 2559-50
Sega Game Gear
ES
?Ptas 2559-50
Sega Game Gear
IT
2559-50
Sega Game Gear
BR
R$? 077270




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VR Troopers is a versus fighting game based on the TV show by Saban. It was released for the Sega Mega Drive and Sega Game Gear in 1995. A Sega 32X version was once planned, but cancelled.

Production credits

Mega Drive version

Developed in the U.K. for Sega of America by Syrox Developments Ltd.
  • Program Code: Rob Brooks, Dominic Wood
  • Program Graphics: Mark Knowles, Eric Bailey, Jock Green, Mickey Adams, Jim Studt
  • Graphics Support: Paolo Ulivi
  • Audio Compositions and Programming: Martin Walker
  • Original Design: Michael Latham, Syrox
Saban Interactive
  • Executive Producer: J. David Koch
  • Producer: Daniel E. Suarez
  • With special thanks to: Haim Saban and Peter Dang.


Game Gear version

The Game Gear version offers fairly similar gameplay to the Genesis version. The player can choose from two game modes, Story Game, And Battle Game. In Story Game, The player can choose from the three Troopers and depending on which one they pick the story differs. In Battle Game, the player may choose from up to 8 fighters [1] to attempt to complete a ladder style tournament.

Developed in the UK by Syrox Developments
  • Programming Team: Dominic Wood, Rob Brooks
  • Art Team: Mark Knowles, Eric Bailey, Jon Green, Mickey Adams, Jim Studt
  • Assistant: Paulo Ulivi
  • Music and Sound: Martin Walker
Saban Interactive
  • Excutive Producer: J.David Koch
  • Producer: Daniel E. Suarez
  • Special Thanks: Haim Saban, Peter Dang


Magazine articles

Main article: VR Troopers/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

HobbyConsolas ES 051.pdf

PDF
Game Gear Print advert in Hobby Consolas (ES) #51: "Diciembre 1995" (1995-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Hobby Consolas (ES) #52: "Enero 1996" (199x-xx-xx)More...[2]

Artwork

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
45 More...[1]
Sega Mega Drive
45
Based on
1 review

Mega Drive, US
VRTroopers MD US Box.jpg
Cover
VRTroopers MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
VRTroopers MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU
VRTroopers MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
VRTroopers MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
VRTroopers MD EU Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, BR
VRTroopers MD BR Box.jpg
Cover
VRTroopers MD BR Cart.jpg
Cart

Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80 More...[3]
30 More...[4]
Sega Game Gear
55
Based on
2 reviews

Game Gear, US
VRTroopers GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngVRTroopers GG US Box Front.jpg
Cover
VRTroopers GG US Cart.jpg
Cart
Game Gear, EU
VRTroopers GG EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngVRTroopers GG EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
VRTroopers GG EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Game Gear, BR
VRTroopers GG BR Box.jpg
Cover
VRTroopers GG BR Cart.jpg
Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 B0F22745
MD5 1093DBDC69A36330973CFB76C292C0EF
SHA-1 0986935CEE44541C1E24BCD4DC3D9F87F324BBBE
512kB Cartridge (US/EU)

References


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