Winter Olympics

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  • Mega Drive
  • Master System
  • Game Gear
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WinterOlympics SMS Title.png
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Winter Olympics
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear
Publisher:
Sega Mega Drive
Sega Game Gear
U.S. Gold (US)
Sega Mega Drive
Sega Master System
Sega Game Gear
U.S. Gold (Europe)
Sega Mega Drive
Sega Game Gear
Sega (Japan)
Sega Mega Drive
Sega Master System
Tec Toy (Brazil)
Developer:
Peripherals supported:
Sega Game Gear
Gear-to-Gear Cable
Genre: Sports[1][2][3][4][5]

















Number of players: 1-4
Official in-game languages:
  • English
  • Norsk
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Italiano
  • Svenska
  • Español
  • Português
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Mega Drive
    JP
    ¥7,8007,800 G-4115
    Sega Mega Drive
    US
    $64.9564.95[6] T-79096
    Sega Mega Drive
    EU
    79096-50
    Sega Mega Drive
    EU
    (Kixx)
    79096-50
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Sega Mega Drive
    DE
    79096-18
    Sega Mega Drive
    ES
    Sega Mega Drive
    FR
    79096-09
    Sega Mega Drive
    PT
    MD79096
    Sega Mega Drive
    UK
    £49.9949.99[8][7] 79096-05
    Sega Mega Drive
    SE
    (Rental)
    Sega Mega Drive
    AU
    $139.95139.95[9] FWIN00SMC
    Sega Master System
    EU
    29015-50
    Sega Master System
    EU
    (Kixx)
    29015-50
    Sega Master System
    DE
    29015-18
    Sega Master System
    ES
    29015-06
    Sega Master System
    FR
    29015-09
    Sega Master System
    UK
    29015-05
    Sega Master System
    AU
    $79.9579.95[11] FWIN00SEC
    Sega Master System
    BR
    028350
    Sega Game Gear
    JP
    ¥3,8003,800 G-3342
    Sega Game Gear
    US
    $39.9539.95[12] T-79088
    Sega Game Gear
    EU
    79088-50
    Sega Game Gear
    EU
    (Kixx)
    79088-50
    Sega Game Gear
    DE
    79088-18
    Sega Game Gear
    FR
    79088-09
    Sega Game Gear
    PT
    GG79088
    Sega Game Gear
    UK
    79088-05

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    Winter Olympics (ウィンターオリンピック) or Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94 and known as Winter Olympic Games in North America, is a Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System and Sega Game Gear sports game that ties in with the 1994 Winter Olympic Games held at Lillehammer, Norway.

    Gameplay

    Events

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    Downhill
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    Super G
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    Giant Slalom
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    Slalom
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    Bobsleigh
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    Luge
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    Biathlon
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    Ski Jump
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    Freestyle-Moguls
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    Short Track Speed Skating

    Magazine articles

    Main article: Winter Olympics/Magazine articles.

    Promotional material

    Main article: Winter Olympics/Promotional material.

    Physical scans

    Mega Drive version

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    53 [13]
    65 [14]
    84 №28
    63 №270, p39
    55 [15]
    75 №1994-03, p60
    83 №27, p30-32
    83 №17, p24/25
    85 №9, p28/29
    65 №26
    73 [16]
    52 №38, p120
    67
    58 [17]
    58 №52, p46/47
    87 №29, p40/41
    68 №22, p10
    Sega Mega Drive
    69
    Based on
    17 reviews

    Mega Drive, JP
    WinterOlympics MD JP Box.jpg
    Cover
    WinterOlympics MD JP CartTop.jpg
    WinterOlympics MD JP Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Mega Drive, US
    WinterOlympics MD US Box.jpg
    Cover
    WinterOlympics MD US Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Winter Olympics MD US Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Mega Drive, EU
    WinterOlympics MD EU Box.jpg
    Cover
    WinterOlympics MD EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Winter Olympics EU Brochure.pdf
    Brochure
    WinterOlympics MD EU pcb.pdf
    PCB
    Mega Drive, EU (Kixx re-release)
    WinterOlympics MD EU Box Kixx.jpg
    Cover
    WinterOlympics MD EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Mega Drive, UK
    WinterOlympics MD UK Box.jpg
    Cover
    Mega Drive, UK (Sticker)
    WinterOlympics MD UK sticker cover.jpg
    Cover
    Mega Drive, FR
    WinterOlympics MD FR Box.jpg
    Cover
    Winter Olympics MD FR Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Mega Drive, FR (Blister pack)
    WinterOlympics MD FR blister front.jpg
    Cover
    Mega Drive, DE
    WinterOlympics MD DE Box.jpg
    Cover
    Mega Drive, ES

    Mega Drive, PT

    Mega Drive, SE (Rental)

    Mega Drive, AU
    WinterOlympics MD AU cover.jpg
    Cover
    Mega Drive, BR
    Winterolympics md br cover.jpg
    Cover

    Master System version

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    {{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
    Based on
    0 review

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    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    Mega Force (FR)
    81
    [18]
    Player One (FR)
    81
    [19]
    Sega Magazine (UK) PAL
    63
    [20]
    Sega Pro (UK) PAL
    77
    [21]
    Sega Master System
    76
    Based on
    4 reviews
    Master System, EU
    WinterOlympics SMS EU Box.jpg
    Cover
    WinterOlympics SMS EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Master System, EU (Kixx re-release)
    WinterOlympics SMS EU Box Kixx.jpg
    Cover
    WinterOlympics SMS EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Master System, AU
    WinterOlympics SMS AU Box.jpg
    Cover
    Master System, BR
    WinterOlympics SMS BR Box.jpg
    Cover
    WinterOlympics SMS BR Cart.jpg
    Cart
    WinterOlympics SMS BR Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Master System, UK
    WinterOlympics SMS UK Box.jpg
    Cover
    Master System, FR
    WinterOlympics SMS FR Box.jpg
    Cover
    Master System, DE
    WinterOlympics SMS DE Box.jpg
    Cover
    Master System, ES
    WinterOlympics SMS ES cover.jpg
    Cover

    Game Gear version

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    {{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
    Based on
    0 review

    <meta itemprop="ratingValue" content="Division by zero.">

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    GamePro (US) NTSC-U
    53
    [22]
    Mega Force (FR)
    86
    [23]
    Player One (FR)
    67
    [24]
    Sega News (CZ)
    72
    [25]
    Sega Pro (UK) PAL
    78
    [26]
    Sega Game Gear
    71
    Based on
    5 reviews
    Game Gear, JP
    WinterOlympics GG JP Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    WinterOlympics GG JP Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Game Gear, US
    WinterOlympics GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngWinterOlympics GG US Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    WinterOlympics GG US Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Winter Olympics GG US Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Game Gear, EU
    WinterOlympics GG EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngWinterOlympics GG EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    WinterOlympics GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Game Gear, EU (Kixx)
    WinterOlympics GG EU Box Front Kixx.jpg
    Cover
    WinterOlympics GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Game Gear, UK
    WinterOlympics GG UK back.jpgNospine.pngWinterOlympics GG UK front.jpg
    Cover
    WinterOlympics GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Game Gear, DE
    WinterOlympics GG DE back.jpgNospine.pngWinterOlympics GG DE front.jpg
    Cover
    WinterOlympics GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Game Gear, ES

    Technical information

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Sega Master System
     ?
    CRC32 2fec2b4a
    MD5 d3bcf99a883e14a2f9df8dd92662710f
    SHA-1 758f3dc68db93f35e315fbf2fcd904484cce2ad1
    512kB Cartridge (BR)
    Sega Game Gear
     ?
    CRC32 d5195a39
    MD5 527a3eb0197dc9fb519bcb328a62b466
    SHA-1 578fc35fe155dca2c9adf17464d23aaf8205148f
    512kB Cartridge (JP)
    Sega Game Gear
     ?
    CRC32 d15d335b
    MD5 6af2738b6b12780a017fa743485fc396
    SHA-1 6f9942792072626f1322e11835dbc5e2e94aa718
    512kB Cartridge (US/EU)

    References

    1. File:WinterOlympics MD JP Box.jpg
    2. 2.0 2.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/megadrive/software.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-07-20 09:51)
    3. File:WinterOlympics GG EU Box Back.jpg
    4. File:WinterOlympics GG JP Box Front.jpg
    5. 5.0 5.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/gamegear/software.html (Wayback Machine: 2018-12-07 04:57)
    6. 6.0 6.1 GamePro, "January 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 182
    7. 7.0 7.1 Mega, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-20), page 25
    8. Computer & Video Games, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-15), page 128
    9. Hyper, "March 1994" (AU; 1994-xx-xx), page 44
    10. 10.0 10.1 Sega Pro, "April 1994" (DE; 1994-03-23), page 46
    11. Megazone, "December 1993" (AU; 1993-12-01), page 29
    12. 12.0 12.1 GamePro, "January 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 178
    13. Beep! MegaDrive, "March 1994" (JP; 1994-02-08), page 16 (18)
    14. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 87
    15. GamePro, "January 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 176 (182)
    16. Mean Machines Sega, "February 1994" (UK; 1993-12-28), page 96-98 (97)
    17. Sega Magazine, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-10), page 105/106 (105)
    18. Mega Force, "Novembre 1993" (FR; 1993-11-10), page 141
    19. Player One, "Décembre 1993" (FR; 1993-1x-xx), page 157
    20. Sega Magazine, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-10), page 106
    21. Sega Pro, "April 1994" (UK; 1994-02-24), page 66
    22. GamePro, "January 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 184
    23. Mega Force, "Novembre 1993" (FR; 1993-11-10), page 136
    24. Player One, "Janvier 1994" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 120
    25. Sega News, "Říjen 1996" (CZ; 1996-xx-xx), page 26
    26. Sega Pro, "April 1994" (UK; 1994-02-24), page 70


    Winter Olympics
    WinterOlympics title.png

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