Altered Beast

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The Arcade Video Game by SEGA Enterprises, Ltd. See Timeline

DESCRIPTION
[Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game

Altered Beast © 1988 Sega.


Export release. Game developed in Japan. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese release entry; "Juuouki".
TECHNICAL
PICTURE :
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Altered Beast machine
Click to enlarge (members only)
Game ID : 317-0066

Runs on the Sega "System 16B" hardware.
TRIVIA
Altered Beast was released in August 1988.

An Altered Beast unit appears in 1998 movie 'The Replacement Killers'.

This game is known in Japan as "Juuouki".
UPDATES
317-0066 : Standard 16B hardware.

317-0076 : Uses an additional I8751 @ 8 Mhz

317-0078 : Uses an additional I8751 @ 8 Mhz
SERIES
1. Altered Beast (1988)
2. Altered Beast - Guardian of the Realms (2002, Nintendo GameBoy Advance)
3. Altered Beast (2005, Sony PlayStation 2)
PORTS
The American release of the Sega Genesis (Mega Drive) in 1989 all came bundled with a port of this game, making it the first American Genesis game.

Consoles:


Sega Master System usa europe (1989) "Altered Beast [Model 7018]"
Sega Master System brazil (1989) by Tec Toy
Sega Genesis usa (August 14, 1989) "Altered Beast [Model 1100]"
Sega Mega Drive brazil (1990) by Tec Toy
Sega Mega Drive europe (1990) "Altered Beast [Model 1100-50]"
Sega Mega Drive [AU] (1990)
Tapwave Zodiac usa (2004)
Sony PlayStation 2 usa (November 7, 2006) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Genesis Collection [Model SLUS-21542]"
Sony PlayStation 2 europe (February 2, 2007) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Collection [Model SLES-54333]"
Sony PlayStation 2 [AU] (February 8, 2007) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Collection"
Sony PlayStation 3 usa (February 10, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection [Model BLUS-30259]"
Sony PlayStation 3 korea (February 10, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection"
Microsoft XBOX 360 usa (February 10, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection [Model 68034]"
Sony PlayStation 3 europe (February 20, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection [Model BLES-00475]"
Sony PlayStation 3 [AU] (February 20, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection [Model BLES-00475]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 europe (February 20, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection [Model 384-40210]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 [AU] (February 26, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection"
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] europe (June 26, 2009) [Model E6XP]
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] usa (September 28, 2009) [Model E6XE]
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] europe (September 7, 2011)
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] usa (September 20, 2011)
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] korea (October 11, 2011)

Handhelds:


Nintendo 3DS [eShop] usa (December 5, 2013) "3D Altered Beast [Model CTR-JA7E-USA]"
Nintendo 3DS [eShop] europe (December 5, 2013) "3D Altered Beast [Model CTR-JA7P-EUR]"
Nintendo 3DS [eShop] [AU] (December 5, 2013) "3D Altered Beast [Model CTR-JA7P-AUS]"

Computers:


MSX europe (1988)
Sinclair ZX Spectrum europe (1988)
Commodore C64 usa europe (1989)
Amstrad CPC europe (1989) by Activision
Amstrad CPC [ES] (1989) "Altered Beast [Model AMC-786]"
Commodore Amiga usa (1989)
Atari ST usa (1989)
Amstrad CPC europe (1990) by Ocean
PC [MS-DOS, 5.25"] usa (1990)

Others:


LCD handheld game usa (1988) by Tiger Electronics
Apple iPhone/iPod usa (December 16, 2010) [Model 407812054]
SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's picture.
F.A.Q. by Kevin Butler A.K.A. War Doc

Page last modified on February 23, 2015