Altered Beast [Model 317-0066]

The Arcade Video Game PCB by SEGA Enterprises (EXPORT VERSION)

Altered Beast [Model 317-0066] screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): altbeast2 altbeast4

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

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 PCB
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(members only)
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 [US] [EU] (1989) "Altered Beast [Model 7018]"
Sega Master System [BR] (1989) by Tec Toy
[US] Sega Genesis (aug.14, 1989) "Altered Beast [Model 1100]"
Sega Mega Drive [BR] (1990) by Tec Toy
[EU] Sega Mega Drive (1990) "Altered Beast [Model 1100-50]"
Sega Mega Drive [AU] (1990)
Tapwave Zodiac [US] (2004)
[US] Sony PS2 (nov.7, 2006) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Genesis Collection [Model SLUS-21542]"
[EU] Sony PS2 (feb.2, 2007) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Collection [Model SLES-54333]"
Sony PlayStation 2 [AU] (feb.8, 2007) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Collection"
Sony PlayStation 3 [US] (feb.10, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection [Model BLUS-30259]"
Sony PlayStation 3 [KO] (feb.10, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection"
Microsoft XBOX 360 [US] (feb.10, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection [Model 68034]"
Sony PlayStation 3 [EU] (feb.20, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection [Model BLES-00475]"
Sony PlayStation 3 [AU] (feb.20, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection [Model BLES-00475]"
[EU] Microsoft XBOX 360 (feb.20, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection [Model 384-40210]"
[AU] Microsoft XBOX 360 (feb.26, 2009) as an unlockable extra in "Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection"
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] [EU] (june.26, 2009) [Model E6XP]
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] [US] (sept.28, 2009) [Model E6XE]
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] [EU] (sept.7, 2011)
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] [US] (sept.20, 2011)
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] [KO] (oct.11, 2011)

HANDHELDS:
Nintendo 3DS [eShop] [US] (dec.5, 2013) "3D Altered Beast [Model CTR-JA7E-USA]"
Nintendo 3DS [eShop] [EU] (dec.5, 2013) "3D Altered Beast [Model CTR-JA7P-EUR]"
Nintendo 3DS [eShop] [AU] (dec.5, 2013) "3D Altered Beast [Model CTR-JA7P-AUS]"

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

OTHERS:
LCD handheld game [US] (1988) by Tiger Electronics
Apple iPhone/iPod [US] (dec.16, 2010) [Model 407812054]

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's picture.
F.A.Q. by Kevin Butler A.K.A. War Doc