RoboCop 3

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RoboCop 3
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear
Publisher: Flying Edge (US/EU)
Sega Game Gear
Acclaim Entertainment (JP)
Developer:
Sound driver: Krisalis sound driver
Genre: Action[1][2][3]

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$49.9549.95[4] T-81226
Videogame Rating Council: GA
Sega Mega Drive
EU
T-81226-50
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.9939.99[5] T-81226-50
Sega Mega Drive
SE
(Rental)
Sega Master System
EU
MK-27064-50
Sega Master System
UK
£29.9929.99[6] MK-27064-50
Sega Master System
GR
Sega Master System
AU
FROB03SEC
Sega Master System
BR
027350
Tectoy: Todas as Idades
Sega Game Gear
JP
¥4,5004,500 T-81097
Sega Game Gear
US
T-81178
Videogame Rating Council: GA
Sega Game Gear
EU
T-81178-50
Sega Game Gear
UK
£24.9924.99[8] T-81178-50

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RoboCop 3 (ロボコップ3) is an action game developed by Eden Entertainment Software and published by Flying Edge for the Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System and Sega Game Gear. The game also saw a release on competing systems, with the SNES version being released earlier, in 1992.

Gameplay

In standard platforming stages A switches weapons, B fires and C jumps. A is disabled in flight stages and C fires rockets to the ground. Controls can be configured in the options menu. It's notable that ammo is limited in this game, also that having physical contact with enemies doesn't always mean the player will take damage. Extra weapons can be collected, without replacing the previously owned weapon. Once all ammunition has been spent, Robocop will be limited to use punches. Some boss fights also limit the player to punches.

Weapons

  • Pistol
  • Spreadshot
  • Laser
  • Flamethrower
  • Rocket Launcher

Difficulty levels modify enemy and item placement. Most stages feature invisible checkpoints and end with a boss fight.

Levels

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Level 1

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Level 2

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Level 3

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Level 4

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Level 5

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Level 6

Versions

Differences between the SNES and MD version.

  • The Sega Mega Drive version runs at a higher resolution, with more horizontal screen space
  • The Sega Mega Drive version has more options, such as difficulty level, lives and continue modification. Default settings are more difficult (1 life vs 3 lives).
  • Flight stages are very different. The MD version has nighttime stages, the SNES version has daytime stages that also feature a scaling effect. Enemy layout aside from bosses is very different.
  • Extra voice sample "Thank you for your cooperation" and intro scenery in the Sega Mega Drive version, ending shows a city scenery instead of Robocop from the score screen
  • Misc. color count and sound differences, with the Sega Mega Drive having less bright colors.

Production credits

Mega Drive version


Master System and Game Gear versions


Uncredited

Magazine articles

Main article: RoboCop 3/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in GamePro (US) #51: "October 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:
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Print advert in Velikiy Drakon (RU) #60 (2002-09-05)

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Cool Gamer (RU)
30
[13]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
56
[14]
Electronic Games (1992-1995) (US) NTSC-U
71
[15]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
68
[4]
GamesMaster (UK) PAL
35
[16]
Mega (UK) PAL
37
[5]
Mega Action (UK) PAL
91
[17]
MegaTech (UK) PAL
37
[18]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
52
[19]
Player One (FR)
74
[20]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
78
[21]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
54
[22]
Sega Force (SE)
43
[23]
Tricks 16 bit (RU)
44
[24]
Video Games (DE) PAL
46
[25]
Sega Mega Drive
54
Based on
15 reviews

RoboCop 3

Mega Drive, US
RoboCop3 MD US Box.jpg
Cover
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Cart
RoboCop 3 MD US manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU
RoboCop3 MD EU cover.jpg
Cover
RoboCop3 MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Robocop3 MD EU Manual.jpg
Manual
Mega Drive, SE (Rental)
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Cover

Master System version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Sega Power (UK) PAL
57
[26]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
52
[27]
Sega Master Force (UK) PAL
55
[28]
Sonic Mag: B.D. & Jeux-Video! (FR)
65
[29]
Sega Master System
57
Based on
4 reviews

RoboCop 3

Master System, EU
RoboCop3 SMS EU Box.jpg
Cover
RoboCop3 SMS EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Master System, GR
RoboCop3 SMS GR cover.jpg
Cover
Master System, AU
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Cover
Master System, BR
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Cover
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Cart

Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Beep! MegaDrive (JP) NTSC-J
43
[30]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
49
[31]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
68
[7]
Mega Force (FR)
65
[32]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
51
[33]
Player One (FR)
68
[34]
Score (CZ)
40
[35]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
55
[36]
Sega Master Force (UK) PAL
58
[37]
Sonic Mag: B.D. & Jeux-Video! (FR)
74
[38]
Video Games (DE) PAL
32
[39]
Sega Game Gear
55
Based on
11 reviews

RoboCop 3

Game Gear, JP
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Cover
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Cart
Game Gear, US
RoboCop3 GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngRoboCop3 GG US Box Front.jpg
Cover
RoboCop3 GG US cart.jpg
Cart
RoboCop 3 GG US Manual.pdf
Manual
Game Gear, EU
RoboCop3 GG EU Box Back.jpgRobocop3 GG EU Box Spine.jpgRoboCop3 GG EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
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Cart
Robocop 3 GG EU Manual.jpg
Manual
Game Gear, ES
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Cover
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Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
512kB 1993-10 Cartridge (US/EU)
Sega Master System
CRC32 9f951756
MD5 c656dc9f901387cc51276e4709c340f8
SHA-1 459a01f6e240e6f81726f174fadcfe06badce841
256kB Cartridge (EU/BR)
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 069a0704
MD5 ae7121e6ce2831e1b700515b6060acaf
SHA-1 8de7c9ac95b734af9e3fbe5700ac4c6599799702
256kB Cartridge

References

  1. File:RoboCop3 GG EU Box Back.jpg
  2. File:RoboCop3 GG JP Box Front.jpg
  3. 3.0 3.1 http://sega.jp/fb/segahard/gg/soft_licensee.html (Wayback Machine: 2013-01-01 20:24)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 GamePro, "November 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 60
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Mega, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-21), page 46
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Sega Master Force, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-08-19), page 29
  7. 7.0 7.1 GamePro, "November 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 194
  8. Computer & Video Games, "May 1994" (UK; 1994-04-15), page 93
  9. Sega Visions, "October/November 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 111
  10. Game Players, "Vol. 6 No. 12 December 1993" (US; 1993-1x-xx), page 109
  11. GamePro, "January 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 75
  12. VideoGames, "February 1994" (US; 1994-0x-xx), page 45
  13. Cool Gamer, "9" (RU; 2002-10-13), page 175
  14. Computer & Video Games, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-15), page 111
  15. Electronic Games (1992-1995), "January 1994" (US; 1993-12-21), page 88
  16. GamesMaster, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-21), page 88
  17. Mega Action, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-04), page 26
  18. MegaTech, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-21), page 85
  19. Mean Machines Sega, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-11-30), page 118
  20. Player One, "Février 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 116
  21. Sega Power, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-07), page 62
  22. Sega Pro, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-11), page 58
  23. Sega Force, "8/93" (SE; 1993-12-09), page 8
  24. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 147
  25. Video Games, "4/94" (DE; 1994-03-23), page 93
  26. Sega Power, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-07), page 78
  27. Sega Pro, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-11), page 71
  28. Sega Master Force, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-08-19), page 28
  29. Sonic Mag: B.D. & Jeux-Video!, "Avril 1994" (FR; 1994-xx-xx), page 40
  30. Beep! MegaDrive, "July 1994" (JP; 1994-06-08), page 19
  31. Computer & Video Games, "April 1994" (UK; 1994-03-15), page 80
  32. Mega Force, "Décembre 1993" (FR; 1993-12-10), page 135
  33. Mean Machines Sega, "August 1993" (UK; 1993-06-30), page 66
  34. Player One, "Janvier 1994" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 121
  35. Score, "Červen 1994" (CZ; 1994-06-01), page 58
  36. Sega Pro, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-11), page 70
  37. Sega Master Force, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-11), page 38
  38. Sonic Mag: B.D. & Jeux-Video!, "Juin 1994" (FR; 1994-05-16), page 42
  39. Video Games, "4/94" (DE; 1994-03-23), page 112


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