Expendable

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Expendable
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher: Infogrames North America (US), Infogrames Multimedia (Europe), Imagineer (Japan)
Developer:
Peripherals supported: Dreamcast Arcade Stick, Jump Pack, Visual Memory Unit, Dreamcast VGA Box
Genre: Shooting[1][2][3]

















Number of players: 1-2
Official in-game languages:
  • 日本語
  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Español
  • Italiano
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Dreamcast
    JP
    ¥5,800 (6,090)5,800e[2] T-15003M
    Sega Rating: All Ages
    Sega Dreamcast
    US
    $49.9949.99[5] T-15104N
    ESRB: Teen
    Sega Dreamcast
    DE
    T-15101D-18
    USK: 16
    Sega Dreamcast
    UK
    £39.9939.99[9] T-15101D-05
    ELSPA: 11+ OK
    Sega Dreamcast
    FR/NL
    T-15101D-58
    SELL: 12+
    Sega Dreamcast
    ES/IT
    T-15101D-60
    ELSPA: 11+ OK
    Sega Dreamcast
    AU
    $89.9589.95[12]
    Non-Sega versions

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    Expendable, known as Millennium Soldier: Expendable in Europe and Seitai Heiki Expendable (生体兵器 エクスペンダブル) in Japan, is an action game for the Sega Dreamcast.

    It is a top-down shooter which takes design cues from the likes of Smash T.V.. PC and PlayStation versions were also released.

    Versions

    Localised names

    Also known as
    Language Localised Name English Translation
    English Millennium Soldier: Expendable Millennium Soldier: Expendable
    English (US) Expendable Expendable
    Japanese 生体兵器 エクスペンダブル Seitai Heiki Expendable

    Magazine articles

    Main article: Expendable/Magazine articles.

    Promotional material

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    Print advert in DC-UK (UK) #1: "September 1999" (1999-xx-xx)
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    Print advert in DC-UK (UK) #2: "October 1999" (1999-09-29)
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    Print advert in Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel (FR) #2: "Décembre 1999/Janvier 2000" (1999-12-xx)
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    Print advert in Dreamcast: Das Offizielle Magazin (DE) #1: "Oktober 1999" (1999-10-14)
    also published in:

    Physical scans

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
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    Based on
    0 review
    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    Arcade (UK) PAL
    25
    [14]
    Consoles + (FR) NTSC-J
    89
    [15]
    Consoles + (FR) PAL
    82
    [16]
    Dreamcast Monthly (UK) PAL
    80
    [17]
    DC-UK (UK) PAL
    60
    [18]
    Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel (FR) PAL
    60
    [19]
    Dreamcast Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
    70
    [20]
    Dreamcast Magazine (UK)
    80
    [21]
    Dorimaga (JP) NTSC-J
    67
    [22]
    Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
    75
    [23]
    Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast (RU) NTSC-U
    79
    [24]
    Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast (RU) PAL
    40
    [25]
    Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
    65
    [26]
    GamePro (US) NTSC-U
    63
    [27]
    Gamers' Republic (US) NTSC-U
    67
    [28]
    MAN!AC (DE) NTSC-J
    73
    [29]
    MAN!AC (DE) PAL
    73
    [30]
    Man!ak (PL)
    77
    [31]
    Mega Fun (DE) PAL
    71
    [32]
    Neo Plus (PL) PAL
    70
    [33]
    Next Generation (US) NTSC-J
    0
    [34]
    neXt Level (DE) PAL
    75
    [35]
    Official Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
    70
    [36]
    Official Dreamcast Magazine (US) NTSC-U
    30
    [37]
    Player One (FR)
    65
    [38]
    Revista Oficial Dreamcast (ES) PAL
    60
    [10]
    Video Games (DE) PAL
    79
    [39]
    Sega Dreamcast
    65
    Based on
    27 reviews

    Expendable

    Dreamcast, JP
    Expendable DC JP Box Back.jpgNospine-small.pngExpendable DC JP Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Expendable DC JP Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, US
    Expendable DC US Box Back.jpgExpendable DC US Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Expendable DC US Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Expendable dc us manual.pdf
    Manual
    Expendable dc us inlay.jpg
    Inlay
    Dreamcast, UK
    Expendable DC UK back.jpgExpendable DC EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Expendable DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, FR/NL
    Expendable DC 58 back.jpgNospine-small.pngExpendable DC EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Expendable DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, DE
    Expendable DC DE back.jpgNospine-small.pngExpendable DC EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Expendable DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, IT/ES
    Expendable DC 60 back.jpgNospine-small.pngExpendable DC EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Expendable DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc

    Technical information

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments

    External links

    References

    1. File:Expendable DC JP Box Back.jpg
    2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 http://sega.jp/dc/990405/ (Wayback Machine: 2008-08-17 00:29)
    3. https://sega.jp/history/hard/dreamcast/software_l.html#tab01 (Wayback Machine: 2020-02-01 22:57)
    4. Press release: 1999-08-09: Infogrames North America Prepares To Bring Non-Stop, Adrenaline-Pumping Action to the Dreamcast With Expendable
    5. 5.0 5.1 Press release: 1999-09-08: Infogrames North America Gets Expendable With Sega Dreamcast; Intense Action Thriller To Release At Console Launch
    6. http://www.sega.com:80/sega/catalog/SegaProduct.jhtml?PRODID=234 (Wayback Machine: 2002-02-04 07:37)
    7. http://www.chipsworld.co.uk/detProd.asp?ProductCode=1088 (Wayback Machine: 2002-09-18 22:29)
    8. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 3" (UK; 1999-11-25), page 7
    9. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 1" (UK; 1999-09-09), page 81
    10. 10.0 10.1 Revista Oficial Dreamcast, "Enero 2000" (ES; 1999-12-20), page 41
    11. http://www.futuregamez.net:80/outnow/dc.html (Wayback Machine: 2001-07-31 23:17)
    12. Hyper, "November 1999" (AU; 1999-xx-xx), page 44
    13. MAN!AC, "11/99" (DE; 1999-10-06), page 17
    14. Arcade, "November 1999" (UK; 1999-09-20), page 82
    15. Consoles +, "Août 1999" (FR; 1999-0x-xx), page 94
    16. Consoles +, "Octobre 1999" (FR; 1999-xx-xx), page 148
    17. Dreamcast Monthly, "September 1999" (UK; 1999-xx-xx), page 68
    18. DC-UK, "September 1999" (UK; 1999-xx-xx), page 32
    19. Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel, "Octobre/Novembre 1999" (FR; 1999-xx-xx), page 86
    20. Dreamcast Magazine, "1999-21 (1999-07-02)" (JP; 1999-06-18), page 16
    21. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 1" (UK; 1999-09-09), page 80
    22. Dorimaga, "2002-18 (2002-10-11)" (JP; 2002-09-27), page 34
    23. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "October 1999" (US; 1999-09-07), page 218
    24. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 72
    25. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 133
    26. Famitsu, "1999-07-02" (JP; 1999-06-18), page 33
    27. GamePro, "November 1999" (US; 1999-1x-xx), page 140
    28. Gamers' Republic, "September 1999" (US; 1999-08-10), page 30
    29. MAN!AC, "09/99" (DE; 1999-08-04), page 43
    30. MAN!AC, "01/2000" (DE; 1999-12-01), page 84
    31. Man!ak, "Grudzień 1999" (PL; 1999-xx-xx), page 63
    32. Mega Fun, "10/99" (DE; 1999-09-01), page 83
    33. Neo Plus, "Listopad 1999" (PL; 1999-xx-xx), page 31
    34. Next Generation, "September 1999" (US; 1999-08-17), page 86
    35. neXt Level, "November 1999" (DE; 1999-10-08), page 40
    36. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "Special Issue 1999" (UK; 1999-09-02), page 94
    37. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "November 1999" (US; 1999-10-05), page 113
    38. Player One, "Octobre 1999" (FR; 1999-xx-xx), page 121
    39. Video Games, "10/99 It's Dreamcast Time supplement" (DE; 1999-09-22), page 9


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