Iron Storm

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Iron Storm
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Working Designs (US), Sega (Japan)
Licensor: SystemSoft
Sound driver: SCSP (1 track)
Peripherals supported: Saturn Backup Memory, Shuttle Mouse
Genre: Simulation[1]

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
¥7,8007,800 GS-9025
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Saturn
ESRB: Kids to Adults

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Iron Storm, known as World Advanced Daisenryaku: Koutetsu no Senpuu (ワールドアドバンスド大戦略 ~鋼鉄の戦風~) is an entry in the Daisenryaku series released for the Sega Saturn. It is one of the few games in the series to be territory outside of Japan, though did not see a release in Europe.


Iron Storm is a World War II themed turn based strategy game, similiar in vein to SSI's Generals series. Players will take command of Nazi Germany, Japanese Empire or United States and wage war against the enemy forces in historical battles. Similar to other games in the Daisenryaku series, if players attain impressive victories, they might change the outcome of the war and end up commanding their forces in hypothetical scenarios such as Invasion of British Isles or Operation Coronet.

Campaigns and Scenarios

Names in italic text are hypothetical scenarios.


  • Invasion of France
  • Battle of Britain
  • Operation Sealion
  • Invasion of Greece and Yugoslavia
  • Byelorussia
  • Smolensk
  • Kiev
  • Operation Typhoon
  • Burau
  • Stalingrad
  • Kharkiv
  • Operation Firesquall (Invasion of North America)
  • Kursk
  • Normandy
  • Falaise Pocket
  • Ardennes
  • Berlin
  • India (Germany vs Japan)


  • Khalkin-Gol
  • Khalkin-Gol Part.2
  • Pearl Harbor
  • Malaya
  • Java and Sumatra
  • Coral Sea
  • Midway
  • Guadalcanal
  • Bloody Ridge
  • Mantanikau River
  • Invasion of India
  • San Francisco
  • Imphal
  • New Guinea
  • Mariana Islands
  • Leyte Gulf
  • Okinawa Part.1
  • Okinawa Part.2
  • Okinawa Part.3
  • Operation Coronet
  • Assault on India (Japan vs Germany)

United States

  • Coral Sea
  • Midway
  • Eastern Solomon
  • Henderson Field
  • New Guinea
  • Saipan
  • Normandy
  • Operation Dragoon
  • Leyte Gulf
  • Battle of the Bulge
  • Berlin
  • Okinawa
  • Operation Coronet


Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English (US) Iron Storm Iron Storm
Japanese World Advanced Daisenryaku: Koutetsu no Senpuu (ワールドアドバンスド大戦略 ~鋼鉄の戦風~) World Advanced Strategy: Iron Storm


Main article: Iron Storm/Comparisons.

Production credits

The End
Source: In-game credits

Magazine articles

Main article: Iron Storm/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

IronStorm Saturn US PrintAdvert.jpg

US print advert

WADKnI Saturn JP Flyer.pdf

JP flyer

EGM US 081.pdf

Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #81: "April 1996" (1996-xx-xx)

GamePlayers US 0904.pdf

Print advert in Game Players (US) #0904: "Vol. 9 No. 4 April 1996" (1996-03-19)
also published in:

SSM JP 19951001 1995-10.pdf

Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1995-10: "October 1995" (1995-09-08)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
92 [7]
83 №354, p31
79 [8]
83 [9]
90 [10]
Sega Saturn
Based on
6 reviews

Saturn, JP
WADKnI Saturn JP Box Back.jpgWADKnI Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
IronStorm Saturn JP Spinecard.jpg
IronStorm Saturn JP Disc.jpg
World Advanced Daisenryaku:Koutetsu no Senpuu Saturn JP Box jewelcasefront.jpg
Jewel Case
Saturn, US
IronStorm Saturn US Box Back.jpgIronStorm Saturn US Box Front.jpg
IronStorm Saturn US Disc.jpg
Ironstorm sat us manual.pdf

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
361,631,760 1995-08-24 CD-ROM (JP) GS-9025 V1.000
Sega Saturn
355,401,312 CD-ROM (US) T-12701H V1.000

Extra content

This game has extra content which can be viewed when accessing the disc on a PC.

Folder / File Type Size description
README.TXT TXT 12,732 Messages from the developers.
SENSHI.TXT TXT 35,904 Supplementary explanation about before WW2.

External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue page (Japanese): Saturn


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Daisenryaku games for Sega systems
Sega Mega Drive
Super Daisenryaku (1989) | Advanced Daisenryaku: Deutsch Dengeki Sakusen (1991)
Sega Game Gear
Taisen-gata Daisenryaku G (1991)
Sega Saturn
Iron Storm (1995) | World Advanced Daisenryaku: Sakusen File (1996) | Daisenryaku Pack (1996) | Daisenryaku Strong Style (1997)
Windows PC
Advanced Daisenryaku 98 (1998) | Advanced Daisenryaku 98 Power Up Kit (1998) | Advanced Daisenryaku 98 with Power Up Kit‏‎ (1998) | Advanced Daisenryaku 98 II (1999) | Advanced Daisenryaku 98 II Power Up Kit (2000) | Advanced Daisenryaku 98 II Kanzenban (2001) | Advanced Daisenryaku 2001 Power Up Kit (2001) | Advanced Daisenryaku 2001 Kanzenban (2001) | Advanced Daisenryaku IV (2003) | Advanced Daisenryaku 5 (2006)
Sega Dreamcast
Advanced Daisenryaku: Sturm über Europa - Der deutsche Blitzkrieg (2000) | Advanced Daisenryaku 2001 (2001)
Sony PlayStation 2
Daisenryaku 1941: Gyakuten no Taiheiyou (2003) | Standard Daisenryaku: Dengekisen (2004) | Standard Daisenryaku: Ushinawareta Shouri (2005) | Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 22: Advanced Daisenryaku: Deutsch Dengeki Sakusen (2006)
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Advanced Daisenryaku: Deutsch Dengeki Sakusen Koushiki Guide Book (1991) | Advanced Daisenryaku 98 Koushiki Game Guide Book (1999) | Advanced Daisenryaku 2001 Strategical Guide Book (2001) | Advanced Daisenryaku 2001 Koushiki Guide Book (2002)