Altered Beast [Model 317-0066]

The Arcade Video Game by SEGA Enterprises, Ltd.

Altered Beast [Model 317-0066] screenshot

DESCRIPTION

Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated 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 INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Altered Beast [Model 317-0066] the  Arcade Video Game
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Runs on the Sega "System 16B" hardware.
Game ID: 317-0066

TRIVIA

Altered Beast was released in August 1988.

Re-Editions:
"Altered Beast [Model 317-0069]"
"Altered Beast [Model 317-0076]"
"Altered Beast [Model 317-0078]"

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

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 (aug.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 australia (1990)
Tapwave Zodiac usa (2004)
Sony PlayStation 2 usa (nov.7, 2006) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Genesis Collection [Model SLUS-21542]"
Sony PlayStation 2 europe (feb.2, 2007) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Collection [Model SLES-54333]"
Sony PlayStation 2 australia (feb.8, 2007) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Collection"
Sony PlayStation 3 usa (feb.10, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection [Model BLUS-30259]"
Sony PlayStation 3 korea (feb.10, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection"
Microsoft XBOX 360 usa (feb.10, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection [Model 68034]"
Sony PlayStation 3 europe (feb.20, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection [Model BLES-00475]"
Sony PlayStation 3 australia (feb.20, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection [Model BLES-00475]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 europe (feb.20, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection [Model 384-40210]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 australia (feb.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 (sept.28, 2009) [Model E6XE]
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] europe (sept.7, 2011)
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] usa (sept.20, 2011)
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] korea (oct.11, 2011)

Handhelds:


Nintendo 3DS [eShop] usa (dec.5, 2013) "3D Altered Beast [Model CTR-JA7E-USA]"
Nintendo 3DS [eShop] europe (dec.5, 2013) "3D Altered Beast [Model CTR-JA7P-EUR]"
Nintendo 3DS [eShop] australia (dec.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 (dec.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 September 30, 2015