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Warcraft II: The Dark Saga

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Warcraft II: The Dark Saga
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer:
Publisher(s) of original games: Blizzard Entertainment
Developer(s) of original games: Blizzard Entertainment
System(s): Sega Saturn
Original system(s): PC
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (1Track)
Genre: Simulation































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,800 T-10623G
Sega Saturn
US
$49.95[1] T-5023H
Sega Saturn
UK
£44.99[2] T-5023H-50
Sega Saturn
FR
?F T-5023H-50
Sega Saturn
DE
DM ? T-5023H-50
Sega Saturn
ES
?Ptas T-5023H-50
Sega Saturn
BR
R$? 191366



Warcraft II: The Dark Saga (ウォークラフトIIダークサーガ) is a strategy game developed by Blizzard Entertainment and a sequel to Warcraft: Orcs & Humans. The Dark Saga is currently the only Warcraft games to be released on home consoles - the Sega Saturn and Sony PlayStation.

The Dark Saga contains all the missions from Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness and its expansion pack, Beyond the Dark Portal. It also allows up to sixteen units to be selected at once, rather than the PC's nine.

Magazine articles

Main article: Warcraft II: The Dark Saga/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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ConsolesPlus FR 067.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Consoles + (FR) #67: "Juillet 1997" (1997-xx-xx)
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SegaMagazin DE 45.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Magazin (DE) #45: "August 1997" (1997-07-09)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80 №190, p76/77[2]
68 №468, p37
81 №59, p34/35
100
91 №23, p76/77[3]
70 №1997-42, p184[4]
Sega Saturn
82
Based on
6 reviews

Saturn, US
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Cover
WarcraftII Saturn US Disc.jpg
Disc
Warcraft2 sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, EU
WarcraftII Saturn EU Box.jpg
Cover
WarcraftII Saturn EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, JP
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Cover
Warcraft2 Saturn JP Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, BR
WarcraftII Sat BR cover.jpg
Cover

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Press release: 1997-08-20: Electronic Arts to Ship Warcraft II: The Dark Saga for the PlayStation and Sega Saturn
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 File:CVG UK 190.pdf, page 76
  3. File:SSM_UK_23.pdf, page 76
  4. File:SSM_JP_19971205_1997-42.pdf, page 186