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Critical reception

Model 1 version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
83 Computer & Video Games 1994-01-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK [1] [details]
90 Gamestar 1994-xx-xx AUAustralia AU [2] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 2 87 83 90 7 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 1 83 83 83 0 Very positive
Australia AU All 1 90 90 90 0 Very positive

Saturn version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
56 CD Consoles 199x-xx-xx FRFrance FR [3] [details]
93 Consoles + 199x-xx-xx FRFrance FR [4] [details]
94 Computer & Video Games 1994-12-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [5] [details]
95 Computer & Video Games 1995-07-12 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [6] [details]
90 Edge 1994-12-22 UKUnited Kingdom UK [7] [details]
75 Electronic Entertainment 1995-0x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [8] [details]
100 Electronic Games (1992-1995) 1995-0x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [9] [details]
79 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1995-0x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [10] [details]
82 Excalibur 1995-06-29 CZCzechia CZ [11] [details]
90 Famitsu 1994-11-18 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [12] [details]
90 GameFan 1995-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [13] [details]
85 Game Players 1995-0x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [14] [details]
95 GamePro 1995-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-J [15] [details]
93 GamePro 1995-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [16] [details]
96 GamesMaster 1994-11-29 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [17] [details]
93 Games World: The Magazine 1995-xx-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [18] [details]
90 Joypad 1995-0x-xx FRFrance FR [19] [details]
85 LeveL 1995-06-01 CZCzechia CZ [20] [details]
82 MAN!AC 1994-12-07 DEGermany DE [21] [details]
100 Maximum 1995-09-01 UKUnited Kingdom UK [22] [details]
97 Mega 1995-01-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [23] [details]
83 Mega Fun 1995-07-19 DEGermany DE PAL [24] [details]
83 Magazina Igrushek 1995-xx-xx RURussia RU [25] [details]
96 Mean Machines Sega 1994-12-30 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [26] [details]
95 Mean Machines Sega 1995-07-27 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [27] [details]
75 Next Generation 1995-03-21 USUnited States of America US NTSC-J [28] [details]
95 Player One 1995-0x-xx FRFrance FR [29] [details]
82 Saturn+ 1995-12-14 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [30] [details]
60 Score 1995-06-01 CZCzechia CZ [31] [details]
87 Sega Magazin 1995-07-12 DEGermany DE [32] [details]
97 Sega Magazine 1995-07-13 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [33] [details]
97 Sega Power 1994-12-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [34] [details]
95 Sega Pro 1994-12-29 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [35] [details]
95 Sega Pro 1995-08-10 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [36] [details]
90 Sega Saturn Magazine 2000-03 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [37] [details]
60 Strana Igr 1996-xx-xx RURussia RU [38] [details]
96 Ultimate Future Games 1995-01-01 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [39] [details]
88 Última Generación 1995-xx-xx ESSpain ES [40] [details]
80 Video Games 1995-07-26 DEGermany DE NTSC-J [41] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 39 88 56 100 44 Mixed
World NTSC-J 12 92 75 97 22 Very positive
World NTSC-U 6 87 75 100 25 Very positive
World PAL 7 91 82 97 15 Very positive
Japan JP All 2 90 90 90 0 Very positive
Japan JP NTSC-J 2 90 90 90 0 Very positive
United States of America US All 8 86 75 100 25 Very positive
United States of America US NTSC-J 2 85 75 95 20 Very positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 6 87 75 100 25 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 15 95 82 100 18 Very positive
United Kingdom UK NTSC-J 6 96 94 97 3 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 6 93 82 97 15 Very positive
France FR All 4 84 56 95 39 Mixed
Germany DE All 4 83 80 87 7 Very positive
Germany DE NTSC-J 1 80 80 80 0 Positive
Germany DE PAL 1 83 83 83 0 Very positive
Spain ES All 1 88 88 88 0 Very positive
Czechia CZ All 3 76 60 85 25 Positive
Russia RU All 2 72 60 83 23 Positive

32X version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
80 Consoles + 1995-xx-xx FRFrance FR [42] [details]
95 Computer & Video Games 1995-10-13 UKUnited Kingdom UK [43] [details]
76 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1995-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [44] [details]
75 Famitsu 1995-10-13 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [45] [details]
75 Fusion 1995-1x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [46] [details]
85 GameFan 1995-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [47] [details]
86 Game Players 1995-1x-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [48] [details]
83 GamePro 1995-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [49] [details]
93 GamePro 1995-10-28 UKUnited Kingdom UK [50] [details]
80 Gamers 1995-10-11 DEGermany DE [51] [details]
92 Hobby Consolas 1995-xx-xx ESSpain ES PAL [52] [details]
80 MAN!AC 1995-11-08 DEGermany DE PAL [53] [details]
94 Mega Force 1995-xx-xx FRFrance FR PAL [54] [details]
88 Mega Fun 1995-10-18 DEGermany DE PAL [55] [details]
93 Mean Machines Sega 1995-09-29 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [56] [details]
75 Next Generation 1995-10-24 USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [57] [details]
92 Player One 1995-xx-xx FRFrance FR [58] [details]
95 Sega Magazine 1995-09-12 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [59] [details]
94 Sega News 1996-1x-xx CZCzechia CZ [60] [details]
96 Sega Power 1995-10-19 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [61] [details]
91 Sega Pro 1995-10-05 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [62] [details]
94 Sega Pro 1996-02-28 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [63] [details]
74 Tricks 1996-xx-xx RURussia RU [64] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 23 86 74 96 22 Very positive
World NTSC-J 1 75 75 75 0 Positive
World NTSC-U 6 80 75 86 11 Very positive
World PAL 9 91 80 96 16 Very positive
Japan JP All 1 75 75 75 0 Positive
Japan JP NTSC-J 1 75 75 75 0 Positive
United States of America US All 6 80 75 86 11 Very positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 6 80 75 86 11 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 7 94 91 96 5 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 5 94 91 96 5 Very positive
France FR All 3 89 80 94 14 Very positive
France FR PAL 1 94 94 94 0 Very positive
Germany DE All 3 83 80 88 8 Very positive
Germany DE PAL 2 84 80 88 8 Very positive
Spain ES All 1 92 92 92 0 Very positive
Spain ES PAL 1 92 92 92 0 Very positive
Czechia CZ All 1 94 94 94 0 Very positive
Russia RU All 1 74 74 74 0 Positive

Sales

Model 1 version

Date Japan North America Europe Worldwide

Saturn version

Date Japan North America Europe Worldwide

32X version

Date Japan North America Europe Worldwide

Software charts

Model 1 version

Saturn version

32X version

References

  1. Computer & Video Games, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-15), page 100
  2. Gamestar, "June 1994" (AU; 1994-xx-xx), page 54
  3. CD Consoles, "Janvier 1995" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 126
  4. Consoles +, "Janvier 1995" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 130
  5. Computer & Video Games, "January 1995" (UK; 1994-12-15), page 12
  6. Computer & Video Games, "August 1995" (UK; 1995-07-12), page 32
  7. Edge, "February 1995" (UK; 1994-12-22), page 72
  8. Electronic Entertainment, "September 1995" (US; 1995-0x-xx), page 80
  9. Electronic Games (1992-1995), "July 1995" (US; 1995-0x-xx), page 64
  10. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "July 1995" (US; 1995-0x-xx), page 38
  11. Excalibur, "" (CZ; 1995-06-29), page 1
  12. Famitsu, "1994-12-02" (JP; 1994-11-18), page 1
  13. GameFan, "Volume 3, Issue 7: July 1995" (US; 1995-xx-xx), page 13
  14. Game Players, "Vol. 8 No. 8 August 1995" (US; 1995-0x-xx), page 34
  15. GamePro, "March 1995" (US; 1995-xx-xx), page 33
  16. GamePro, "August 1995" (US; 1995-xx-xx), page 50
  17. GamesMaster (UK) "Series 4, episode 11" (1994-11-29, 24:00) (+0:00)
  18. Games World: The Magazine, "September 1995" (UK; 1995-xx-xx), page 71
  19. Joypad, "Septembre 1995" (FR; 1995-0x-xx), page 74
  20. LeveL, "Červen 1995" (CZ; 1995-06-01), page 1
  21. MAN!AC, "01/95" (DE; 1994-12-07), page 9
  22. Maximum, "October 1995" (UK; 1995-09-01), page 142
  23. Mega, "February 1995" (UK; 1995-01-xx), page 38
  24. Mega Fun, "08/95" (DE; 1995-07-19), page 77
  25. Magazina Igrushek, "3/1995" (RU; 1995-xx-xx), page 56
  26. Mean Machines Sega, "February 1995" (UK; 1994-12-30), page 16
  27. Mean Machines Sega, "September 1995" (UK; 1995-07-27), page 88
  28. Next Generation, "April 1995" (US; 1995-03-21), page 90
  29. Player One, "Juillet/Août 1995" (FR; 1995-0x-xx), page 56
  30. Saturn+, "Christmas 1995" (UK; 1995-12-14), page 56
  31. Score, "Červen 1995" (CZ; 1995-06-01), page 1
  32. Sega Magazin, "August 1995" (DE; 1995-07-12), page 62
  33. Sega Magazine, "August 1995" (UK; 1995-07-13), page 56
  34. Sega Power, "February 1995" (UK; 1994-12-15), page 14
  35. Sega Pro, "February 1995" (UK; 1994-12-29), page 36
  36. Sega Pro, "September 1995" (UK; 1995-08-10), page 50
  37. Sega Saturn Magazine, "Readers rating final data" (JP; 2000-03), page 11
  38. Strana Igr, "xxxx xxxx" (RU; 1996-xx-xx), page 93
  39. Ultimate Future Games, "February 1995" (UK; 1995-01-01), page 78
  40. Última Generación, "Marzo 1995" (ES; 1995-xx-xx), page 76
  41. Video Games, "8/95" (DE; 1995-07-26), page 62
  42. Consoles +, "Octobre 1995" (FR; 1995-xx-xx), page 136
  43. Computer & Video Games, "November 1995" (UK; 1995-10-13), page 36
  44. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "October 1995" (US; 1995-xx-xx), page 36
  45. Famitsu, "1995-10-27" (JP; 1995-10-13), page 1
  46. Fusion, "Volume 1, Number 5: December 1995" (US; 1995-1x-xx), page 120
  47. GameFan, "Volume 3, Issue 10: October 1995" (US; 1995-xx-xx), page 17
  48. Game Players, "Vol. 8 No. 11 November 1995" (US; 1995-1x-xx), page 68
  49. GamePro, "November 1995" (US; 1995-xx-xx), page 68
  50. GamePro, "December 1995" (UK; 1995-10-28), page 29
  51. Gamers, "November 1995" (DE; 1995-10-11), page 34
  52. Hobby Consolas, "Octubre 1995" (ES; 1995-xx-xx), page 82
  53. MAN!AC, "12/95" (DE; 1995-11-08), page 59
  54. Mega Force, "Octobre 1995" (FR; 1995-xx-xx), page 86
  55. Mega Fun, "11/95" (DE; 1995-10-18), page 74
  56. Mean Machines Sega, "November 1995" (UK; 1995-09-29), page 70
  57. Next Generation, "November 1995" (US; 1995-10-24), page 179
  58. Player One, "Octobre 1995" (FR; 1995-xx-xx), page 122
  59. Sega Magazine, "October 1995" (UK; 1995-09-12), page 84
  60. Sega News, "Prosinec 1996" (CZ; 1996-1x-xx), page 29
  61. Sega Power, "December 1995" (UK; 1995-10-19), page 52
  62. Sega Pro, "November 1995" (UK; 1995-10-05), page 56
  63. Sega Pro, "April 1996" (UK; 1996-02-28), page 26
  64. Tricks, "Vypusk 8" (RU; 1996-xx-xx), page 28


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