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Gunstar Heroes
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear, PlayStation Network, Virtual Console, Xbox Live Arcade, Steam, iOS
Sound driver:
Sega Mega Drive
SMPS/Treasure
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥6,800 G-4103
Sega Mega Drive
US
$49.99[1] 1077
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£49.99[2] 1077
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F 1077
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM 110[4] 1077
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas 1077
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$? ?
Sega Mega Drive
BR
R$? 044780
Sega Mega Drive
KR
₩? GM94008JG



Sega Game Gear
JP
¥3,800 G-3349



Wii Virtual Console
JP
600 pts ?
Wii Virtual Console
US
800 pts ?
Wii Virtual Console
EU
800 pts ?



Xbox 360
JP (Download)
400 pts ?[[Category:JP Xbox 360 games]]
Xbox 360
US (Download)
400 pts ?[[Category:US Xbox 360 games]]
Xbox 360
EU (Download)
400 pts ?[[Category:EU Xbox 360 games]]
Xbox 360
AU (Download)
? pts ?[[Category:AU Xbox 360 games]]
Xbox 360
KR (Download)
? pts ?[[Category:KR Xbox 360 games]]



Sony PlayStation 3
JP (Download)
¥762 (800)[5] NPJD-00012
Sony PlayStation 3
US (Download)
$4.99Media:GunstarHeroes PS3 US PSStore.png[6] NPUB-30078
Sony PlayStation 3
EU (Download)
€4.49Media:GunstarHeroes PS3 FR PSStore.png[7] NPEB-00096
Sony PlayStation 3
UK (Download)
£3.69Media:GunstarHeroes PS3 UK PSStore.png[8] NPEB-00096
Sony PlayStation 3
AU (Download)
$6.75Media:GunstarHeroes PS3 AU PSStore.png[9] NPEB-00096
Sony PlayStation 3
KR (Download)
₩6,000Media:GunstarHeroes PS3 KR PSStore.png[10] NPHB-00243



iOS
JP
¥350[12][13] ?
iOS
US
$2.99[14] ?
iOS
EU
€1.59[14] ?
iOS
UK
£1.99[14] ?
iOS
AU
$2.99[14] ?



Steam
US
$2.99 ?
Steam
EU
€1.99 ? ?



Gunstar Heroes (ガンスターヒーローズ) is a run-and-gun action video game developed by Treasure and published by Sega. During development it was known as Lunatic Gunstar.

Legacy

Gunstar Heroes was later re-released as part of the Sega Ages 2500 series, alongside Dynamite Headdy and Alien Soldier.

In 2015, it was released for the Nintendo 3DS, as 3D Gunstar Heroes.

Versions

Emulated versions of the game have been released on the Wii Virtual Console, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, iOS and Steam. The iOS version was removed from sale on iTunes in 2015.[17]

Version history

System Version Size Date Comment Ref Icon
iOS
0000020000000000000000000000002.0 6.7MB 201211302012-11-30 [18]
iOS
0000010000000000000000000000001.0 5.7MB 201011222010-11-22 [19]

Production credits

Mega Drive version

Game Gear version

  • System Program, Trouble Shoot: K.Miura
  • SPR Driver, Arm's, Bomb's Program: J.Okada
  • System Design, Special Tools: S.Satoh
  • Tool Program, Support: A.Toyota
  • Tool Program, CD Manage: K.Uchida
  • Obj Design, BG Arts: N.Fujita
  • Obj Design, Boss Motion Design, Good Bye Blue: T.Takeda
  • Obj Design, BG Arts, Scene Set, Trouble Make: N.Horii
  • Audio Design: M.Yuzuno, M.Yoshida, Y.Mizusawa
  • Tokimeki Scene Set, Powerful BG Effects: T.Onda
  • Data Keep, Motion Design, Kitchen Manage: T.Kawachi
  • Data Make, Motion Design, Yellow Fan Club: G.Sumiyoshi
  • Special Guest: M.Kawasaki, T.Abe, Y.Kotaroh, T.Sugama, H.Sakurai, K.Hosobuchi, H.Shiraga
  • Original Works, Special Thanks: Treasure
  • Presented By: Sega

Digital manuals

Magazine articles

Main article: Gunstar Heroes/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Artwork

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
92 №25, p132/133
92 №142, p38-40[20]
60 №1, p86[21]
90 №52, p38
90 1999, p133
99 №10
98
90 №55, p52[1]
88 №10, p74-76
92
90 №43
88
87 №1, p30/31[22]
88 №14
64 №12, p58
90 №5, p14/15
89
95 №21, p36-41
93 №12, p68-71[23]
94 №36, p66-69
83
94 №1, p125[24]
73 №47, p46/47
87 №23, p44/45
94 №5, p48-51[25]
92 №5, p50[26]
80 №7, p11
Sega Mega Drive
88
Based on
27 reviews

Mega Drive, US
Gunstar Heroes MD US Box.jpg
Cover
Gunstar Heroes MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Gunstarheroes md us manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU
GunstarHeroes MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
GunstarHeroes MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Gunstar Heroes MD EU Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, JP
Gunstar Heroes MD JP Box.jpg
Cover
GunstarHeroes MD JP CartTop.jpg
Gunstarheroes md jp cart.jpg
Cart
GunstarHeroes MD jp manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, JP (Jitsuenyou Sample)

GunstarHeroesSample MD JP Cart Top.jpg
GunstarHeroesSample MD JP Cart Back.jpgGunstarHeroesSample MD JP Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, AU

Mega Drive, BR
Gunstarheroes md br cover.jpg
Cover
Gunstar Heroes MD BR Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, KR
GunstarHeroes MD KR cover.jpg
Cover

Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
85 №40, p62/63[27]
Sega Game Gear
85
Based on
1 review

Game Gear, JP
Gunstar Heroes GG JP Top.jpg
Gunstar Heroes GG JP back.jpgGunstar Heroes GG JP Spine.jpgGunstar Heroes GG JP front.jpgGunstar Heroes GG JP Spine2.jpg
Cover
Gunstar Heroes GG JP cart.jpg
Cart
Gunstar Heroes GG JP Manual.pdf
Manual

Virtual Console version

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 b813cf0d
MD5 9a369cfc6355db48677771e345421e0e
SHA-1 7721e302555f16e3242ad4a47ed87a1de1882122
1MB 1993-06 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 866ed9d0
MD5 3fb8a8dfd2cfea48ae3d378918691ee7
SHA-1 a7b265f49ec74f7febb8463c64535ceda15c8398
1MB 1993-06 Cartridge (EU)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 1cfd0383
MD5 bc578767a82f008cd2d3f4226a98ec32
SHA-1 64ae3ef9d063d21b290849809902c221f6ab10d5
1MB 1993-06 Cartridge (JP)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 6f90b502
MD5 b424a225fcc5bcd9caea0ae48a5d07ec
SHA-1 a8d7f502d877b0ea3ff2431c94001e9d5dd84868
1MB 1993-04 Cartridge (JP) Sample

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 File:GamePro US 055.pdf, page 54
  2. File:CVG UK 150.pdf, page 97
  3. File:Edge UK 001.pdf, page 22
  4. File:MAN!AC DE 1993-11.pdf, page 31
  5. 5.0 5.1 http://www.jp.playstation.com:80/software/title/jp0177npjd00012_000000000000000000.html (archived 2012-10-15 16:22)
  6. 6.0 6.1 File:GunstarHeroes PS3 US PSStore.png
  7. 7.0 7.1 File:GunstarHeroes PS3 FR PSStore.png
  8. 8.0 8.1 File:GunstarHeroes PS3 UK PSStore.png
  9. 9.0 9.1 File:GunstarHeroes PS3 AU PSStore.png
  10. File:GunstarHeroes PS3 KR PSStore.png
  11. https://archive.is/olCVE
  12. 12.0 12.1 http://www.4gamer.net/games/049/G004989/20101126021/
  13. http://sega.jp/kt/apple/gunstar/ (archived 2010-12-20 20:30)
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 http://blogs.sega.com/2011/10/25/prices-so-low-theyre-scary/
  15. http://blogs.sega.com/2010/11/22/gunstar-heroes-releases-for-iphone/
  16. http://itunes.apple.com/es/app/gunstar-heroes/id404096825?mt=8 (archived 2010-11-24 22:41)
  17. http://www.ibtimes.com/sega-pulls-gunstar-heroes-shining-force-more-app-store-google-play-1937218
  18. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gunstar-heroes/id404096825?mt=8 (archived 2014-08-03 09:23)
  19. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gunstar-heroes/id404096825?mt=8 (archived 2011-02-14 13:59)
  20. File:CVG UK 142.pdf, page 38
  21. File:Edge UK 001.pdf, page 86
  22. File:MAN!AC DE 1993-11.pdf, page 30
  23. File:MeanMachinesSega12UK.pdf, page 71
  24. File:SegaMagazine UK 01.pdf, page 125
  25. File:SegaForceMega UK 05.pdf, page 48
  26. File:SegaForceMega UK 05.pdf, page 50
  27. File:MeanMachinesSega40UK.pdf, page 62


Gunstar Heroes series of games
Sega Mega Drive
Gunstar Heroes (1993)
Sega Game Gear
Gunstar Heroes (1995)
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
Gunstar Super Heroes (2005)
Sony PlayStation 2
Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 25: Gunstar Heroes Treasure Box (2006)
Wii Virtual Console
Gunstar Heroes (2006)
Xbox Live Arcade
Gunstar Heroes (2009)
Sony PlayStation 3
Gunstar Heroes (2009) | Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 25: Gunstar Heroes Treasure Box (2012)
iOS
Gunstar Heroes (2010)
Windows PC
Gunstar Heroes (2011)
Nintendo eShop
3D Gunstar Heroes (2015)
Gunstar Heroes related media
Music
Gunstar Heroes (1993) | Gunstar Heroes Sound Collection (2005)