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{{sub-stub}}'''''{{PAGENAME}}''''' (パルスマン), originally known as '''''Spark''''', is a platform game for the [[Sega Mega Drive]]. It was only released on cartridge for a Japanese audience, but was available to North American consumers via the [[Sega Channel]]. The game was not sold in Europe.
'''''Pulseman''''' (パルスマン) (originally known as '''''Spark''''') is a platform game for the [[Sega Mega Drive]]. It was only released on cartridge for a Japanese audience, but was available to North American consumers via the [[Sega Channel]]. The game was not sold in Europe.
 
  
 
It was developed by [[Game Freak]], the development team that would later go on to produce the ''Pokémon'' series of games for Nintendo. Many of ''Pulseman<nowiki>'</nowiki>''s staff, including director Ken Sugimori and composer Junichi Masuda worked on both games.
 
It was developed by [[Game Freak]], the development team that would later go on to produce the ''Pokémon'' series of games for Nintendo. Many of ''Pulseman<nowiki>'</nowiki>''s staff, including director Ken Sugimori and composer Junichi Masuda worked on both games.
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''Pulseman'' has since been brought to the [[Wii]]'s [[Virtual Console]] service, making it available to Europe for the first time. [[M.I.J.E.T.]] also made [http://mijet.eludevisibility.org/Pulseman/Pulseman.html a fan translation patch].
 
''Pulseman'' has since been brought to the [[Wii]]'s [[Virtual Console]] service, making it available to Europe for the first time. [[M.I.J.E.T.]] also made [http://mijet.eludevisibility.org/Pulseman/Pulseman.html a fan translation patch].
  
==Physical Scans==
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==Magazine articles==
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==Promotional material==
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|{{galleryPrintAd|BeepMD_JP_1994-07.pdf|bemega|1994-07|4}}
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|{{galleryPrintAd|BeepMD_JP_1994-08.pdf|bemega|1994-08|4}}
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==Physical scans==
 
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==External links==
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* Sega of Japan Virtual Console pages: [http://vc.sega.jp/vc_pulseman/ Mega Drive]
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* Nintendo catalogue pages: [https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/e08urZgh9BnSoSUqah5__X6jCdYr9Wmg US], [http://web.archive.org/web/20120403013048/http://www.nintendo.com.au/index.php?action=catalogue&prodcat_id=41&prod_id=19761&pageID=4 AU]
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==References==
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<references/>
  
 
[[Category:Sega Channel games]]
 
[[Category:Sega Channel games]]

Revision as of 13:04, 18 June 2019

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Pulseman Title.png
Pulseman
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Virtual Console
Publisher:
Developer:
Sound driver: SMPS 68000 (modified)
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥7,800 G-4098



Wii Virtual Console
JP
600pts
A
Wii Virtual Console
US
900pts
Everyone
Wii Virtual Console
EU
900pts
Wii Virtual Console
AU
900pts
G

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Pulseman (パルスマン), originally known as Spark, is a platform game for the Sega Mega Drive. It was only released on cartridge for a Japanese audience, but was available to North American consumers via the Sega Channel. The game was not sold in Europe.

It was developed by Game Freak, the development team that would later go on to produce the Pokémon series of games for Nintendo. Many of Pulseman's staff, including director Ken Sugimori and composer Junichi Masuda worked on both games.

Pulseman has since been brought to the Wii's Virtual Console service, making it available to Europe for the first time. M.I.J.E.T. also made a fan translation patch.

Magazine articles

Main article: Pulseman/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

BeepMD JP 1994-07.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1994-07: "July 1994" (1994-06-08)

BeepMD JP 1994-08.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1994-08: "August 1994" (1994-07-08)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
65 More...[7]
77 More...[8]
60 №293, p39
68 №24, p56-57
81 №37, p58-59
Sega Mega Drive
70
Based on
5 reviews

Mega Drive, JP
Pulseman MD JP Box.jpg
Cover
Pulseman MD JP CartTop.jpg
Pulseman MD JP Cart.jpg
Cart
Pulseman md jp manual.pdf
Manual

External links

  • Sega of Japan Virtual Console pages: Mega Drive
  • Nintendo catalogue pages: US, AU

References