Ristar [Model 1555-50]

The Sega Mega Drive Game by SEGA Enterprises, Ltd. (EXPORT VERSION)

Ristar [Model 1555-50] screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[CONSOLE] Sega Mega Drive Game

Ristar © 1995 Sega of America, Incorporated.


European/Australian release.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

europe Game ID: 1555-50
europe Cartridge ID: 670-5202-50
europe Package ID: 670-5203-50

TRIVIA

Ristar was released on February 18, 1995 in Europe.

These PAL vesion has a higher resolution than the NTSC system. Most games just add borders to compensate for the higher resolution. But Ristar is one of the few games that actually takes advantage of this resolution and uses the full screen.

It's also one of the few fully PAL optimized games. While running at 50Hz like other PAL releases of that time, gameplay speed and music speed have been adjusted. Forcing the game to run at 60Hz.

PORTS

CONSOLES:
europe Nintendo GameCube (mar.7, 2003) "Sonic Mega Collection [Model DOL-GSOP-EUR]"
europe Microsoft XBOX (feb.4, 2005) "Sonic Mega Collection Plus"
europe Sony PS2 (feb.4, 2005) "Sonic Mega Collection Plus [Model SLES-52998]" by Sega Europe
Sony PlayStation 2 australia (mar.20, 2005) "Sonic Mega Collection Plus [Model SLES-52998]"
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] europe australia (dec.15, 2006) [Model MAGP]
europe Sony PS2 (feb.2, 2007) "Sega Mega Drive Collection [Model SLES-54333]"
Sony PlayStation 2 australia (feb.8, 2007) "Sega Mega Drive Collection"
europe Microsoft XBOX 360 (feb.20, 2009) "SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection [Model 384-40210]"
Sony PlayStation 3 europe australia (feb.20, 2009) "SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection [Model BLES-00475]"
australia Microsoft XBOX 360 (feb.26, 2009) "Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection"

HANDHELDS:
europe Sony PSP (feb.2, 2007) "Sega Mega Drive Collection [Model ULES-00556]"
australia Sony PSP (feb.8, 2007) "Sega Mega Drive Collection [Model ULES-00556]"

COMPUTERS:
PC [MS Windows, DVD-ROM] europe (mar.31, 2006) "Sonic Mega Collection Plus"
PC [Steam] europe (sept.13, 2010) both stand-alone and as part of "SEGA Mega Drive Classics Pack 2"
europe PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (oct.15, 2010) "Sega Mega Drive Classics Collection Vol. 2"
PC [MS Windows, DVD-ROM] europe (mar.18, 2011) "Sega Mega Drive Classic Collection - Gold Edition"
PC [Steam] europe (mar.25, 2011) "SEGA Mega Drive Classics Collection"

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

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