The Addams Family (Mega Drive)

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The Addams Family
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Flying Edge
Developer:
Licensor: Paramount Pictures
Sound driver: Krisalis sound driver
Genre: Action

















Number of players: 1
Official in-game languages:
  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Mega Drive
    US
    $49.9549.95[1] T-81236
    Videogame Rating Council: GA
    Sega Mega Drive
    EU
    T-81236-50
    Sega Mega Drive
    UK
    £44.9944.99[4] T-81236-50
    Sega Mega Drive
    AU
    Non-Sega versions

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    The Addams Family is a Sega Mega Drive platform game developed by Ocean Software and published by Flying Edge. Based on the titular 1991 supernatural comedy film The Addams Family, it was first released in the United States in October 1993, and was later brought to Europe and Australia in the following months.

    Story

    The player controls Gomez Addams, who must save the rest of his family from inside the Addams Family mansion.

    Magazine articles

    Main article: The Addams Family (Mega Drive)/Magazine articles.

    Promotional material

    Logo-pdf.svg
    Print advert in Game Players (US) #0612: "Vol. 6 No. 12 December 1993" (1993-1x-xx)
    also published in:
    Logo-pdf.svg
    Print advert in Velikiy Drakon (RU) #33 (1997-08-07)
    also published in:
    • Velikiy Drakon (RU) #34 (1997-09-01)[6]
    • Velikiy Drakon (RU) #35 (1997-10-18)[7]
    • Velikiy Drakon (RU) #36 (1997-12-07)[8]

    Physical scans

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    87 №15, p36/37
    Sega Mega Drive
    87
    Based on
    1 review
    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
    60
    [9]
    Aktueller Software Markt (DE)
    42
    [10]
    Consoles + (FR)
    89
    [11]
    Cool Gamer (RU)
    50
    [12]
    Computer & Video Games (UK)
    73
    [2]
    Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1 (RU)
    60
    [13]
    Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 5 (RU)
    60
    [14]
    Game Players (US) NTSC-U
    60
    [15]
    GamePro (US) NTSC-U
    90
    [1]
    Hyper (AU)
    74
    [16]
    Mega (UK) PAL
    25
    [3]
    Mega Action (UK) PAL
    83
    [17]
    Mega Force (FR)
    87
    [18]
    Mega Fun (DE) PAL
    70
    [19]
    Mega Power (UK) PAL
    70
    [20]
    MegaTech (UK) PAL
    71
    [21]
    Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
    55
    [22]
    Player One (FR)
    90
    [23]
    Play Time (DE)
    70
    [24]
    Sega Magazin (DE) PAL
    70
    [25]
    Sega Power (UK) PAL
    81
    [26]
    Sega Pro (UK) PAL
    84
    [27]
    Sega Force Mega (UK) PAL
    72
    [28]
    SuperGamePower (BR)
    74
    [29]
    Todo Sega (ES)
    84
    [30]
    Tricks 16 bit (RU)
    75
    [31]
    Video Games (DE) PAL
    71
    [32]
    VideoGames (US) NTSC-U
    70
    [33]
    Sega Mega Drive
    70
    Based on
    28 reviews

    The Addams Family (Mega Drive)

    Mega Drive, US
    AddamsFamily MD US Box.jpg
    Cover
    AddamsFamily MD US Cart.jpg
    Cart
    The Addams Family MD US Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Mega Drive, EU
    AddamsFamily MD EU cover.jpg
    Cover
    AddamsFamily MD EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    AddamsFamily MD EU Manual.jpg
    Manual
    AddamsFamily MD EU Manual (back).png
    Manual (back)
    AddamsFamily MD EU PCB.jpeg
    PCB

    Technical information

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Sega Mega Drive
    CRC32 71f58614
    MD5 eba5f964addea18b70336d292a08698d
    SHA-1 1cd7ac493a448c7486eefde2300240c3675986a9
    1MB 1993-10 Cartridge (US/EU)
    Sega Mega Drive
     ?
    CRC32 2803a5ca
    MD5 f734e0d527d77396ceec2ef754338642
    SHA-1 34deb427637d0458ce229b4fe3e55ad7901a0a34
    1MB 1993-08 Page
    Sega Mega Drive
     ?
    CRC32 3a173e1f
    MD5 072afca47f208fc29a3c7d83b5b3bdd8
    SHA-1 632b321b860021f8a473fccc7bf8a03bd9c2d581
    1MB 1993-08 Page

    References

    1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 GamePro, "November 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 66
    2. 2.0 2.1 Computer & Video Games, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-15), page 85
    3. 3.0 3.1 Mega, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-21), page 36
    4. Sega Force Mega, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-14), page 66
    5. Sega Visions, "December/January 1993/1994" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 83
    6. Velikiy Drakon, "" (RU; 1997-09-01), page 2
    7. Velikiy Drakon, "" (RU; 1997-10-18), page 78
    8. Velikiy Drakon, "" (RU; 1997-12-07), page 89
    9. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-03-10), page 12
    10. Aktueller Software Markt, "Avril 1994" (DE; 1994-03-07), page 112
    11. Consoles +, "Décembre 1993" (FR; 1993-1x-xx), page 174
    12. Cool Gamer, "9" (RU; 2002-10-13), page 6
    13. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 286
    14. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 5, "" (RU; 200x-xx-xx), page 65
    15. Game Players, "Vol. 6 No. 12 December 1993" (US; 1993-1x-xx), page 176
    16. Hyper, "February 1994" (AU; 199x-xx-xx), page 68
    17. Mega Action, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-07), page 31
    18. Mega Force, "Novembre 1993" (FR; 1993-11-10), page 98
    19. Mega Fun, "03/94" (DE; 1994-02-23), page 104
    20. Mega Power, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-08-19), page 44
    21. MegaTech, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-20), page 60
    22. Mean Machines Sega, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-09-28), page 74
    23. Player One, "Janvier 1994" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 96
    24. Play Time, "5/94" (DE; 1994-04-06), page 137
    25. Sega Magazin, "März 1994" (DE; 1994-02-16), page 28
    26. Sega Power, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-xx), page 80
    27. Sega Pro, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-09-09), page 66
    28. Sega Force Mega, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-14), page 64
    29. SuperGamePower, "Abril 1994" (BR; 1994-0x-xx), page 32
    30. Todo Sega, "Febrero 1994" (ES; 1994-0x-xx), page 48
    31. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-03-20), page 7
    32. Video Games, "4/94" (DE; 1994-03-23), page 84
    33. VideoGames, "February 1994" (US; 1994-0x-xx), page 88


    The Addams Family (Mega Drive)

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    Prereleases:
    Sega Mega Drive
    Prototypes: 1993-08