Warcraft II: The Dark Saga

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Warcraft II: The Dark Saga
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Electronic Arts (US/EU), Electronic Arts Victor (JP)
Developer:
Licensor: Blizzard Entertainment
Original system(s): PC
Publisher(s) of original games: Blizzard Entertainment
Developer(s) of original games: Blizzard Entertainment
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (1Track)
Peripherals supported: Saturn Backup Memory
Genre: Simulation[1][2]

















Number of players: 1
Official in-game languages:
  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Français
  • Español
  • Italiano
  • 日本語
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Saturn
    JP
    ¥5,8005,800 T-10623G
    Sega Saturn
    US
    $49.9549.95[3] T-5023H
    ESRB: Teen
    Sega Saturn
    EU
    T-5023H-50
    EAX02501273I
    ELSPA: 11+ OK
    Sega Saturn
    DE
    T-5023H-50
    EAX02501273I
    USK: 16
    Sega Saturn
    PT
    Sega Saturn
    UK
    £44.9944.99[4] T-5023H-50
    EAX02501273I
    ELSPA: 11+ OK
    Sega Saturn
    GR
    Sega Saturn
    PL
    Sega Saturn
    BR
    191366
    Tectoy: 13+

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    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

    Logo-pdf.svg
    Print advert in Consoles + (FR) #67: "Juillet 1997" (1997-xx-xx)
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    Print advert in Sega Magazin (DE) #45: "August 1997" (1997-07-09)

    Physical scans

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    80 [5]
    68 №468, p37
    81 №59, p34/35
    100
    91 [6]
    70 [7]
    Sega Saturn
    82
    Based on
    6 reviews

    Saturn, JP
    Warcraft2 Saturn JP Box Back.jpgWarcraftII Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Warcraft2 Saturn JP Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Saturn, US
    WarcraftII Saturn US Box Back.jpgWarcraftII Saturn US Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    WarcraftII Saturn US Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Warcraft2 sat us manual.pdf
    Manual
    Saturn, EU
    WarcraftII Saturn EU Box.jpg
    Cover
    Warcraft II The Dark Saga saturn eu cd.jpg
    Disc
    Saturn, PT
    WarcraftII Saturn PT cover.jpg
    Cover
    Warcraft II The Dark Saga saturn eu cd.jpg
    Disc
    Saturn, GR

    Saturn, BR
    WarcraftII Sat BR cover.jpg
    Cover
    WarcraftII Saturn BR Manual.pdf
    Manual

    Technical information

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Sega Saturn
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    634,364,976 CD-ROM (EU) T-5023H-50 V1.000
    Sega Saturn
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    505,715,280 1997-09-27 CD-ROM (JP) T-10623G V1.000
    Sega Saturn
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    634,367,328 CD-ROM (US) T-5023H V1.000

    References