The Story of Thor 2

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The Story of Thor 2
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Supporting companies:
Sound driver: SCSP (1 track)
Peripherals supported: Saturn Backup Memory
Genre: Action RPG[1], RPG[2]

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,800 (5,974)5,800e[3] GS-9053
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Saturn
US
$59.9959.99[7] 81302
ESRB: Kids to Adults
Sega Saturn
EU
MK81302-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
DE
MK81302-50
USK: 12
Sega Saturn
PT
Sega Saturn
UK
£44.9944.99[9] MK81302-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
PL
219zł219
Sega Saturn
AU
FSTO02SSC
OFLC: G8

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The Story of Thor 2, known in Japan as Thor: Seireioukiden (トア 精霊王紀伝) and the US as The Legend of Oasis, is video game on the Sega Saturn console. It is the prequel to The Story of Thor: A Successor of the Light/Beyond Oasis on the Sega Mega Drive. The music was composed by Yuzo Koshiro, who is also famous for composing music for the Streets of Rage series.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English The Story of Thor 2 The Story of Thor 2
English (US) The Legend of Oasis The Legend of Oasis
Japanese トア 精霊王紀伝 Thor: Seireioukiden

Comparisons

Main article: The Story of Thor 2/Comparisons.

Production credits

  • Main Program: 高橋 幸生
  • Element & Monster Program: 小山 英樹
  • Monster Program & Monster Set System: 小林 和豊
  • Monster Program: 高橋 光太郎
  • Game Design & Main Planning: 内村 語
  • Map Design & Sub Planning: 河端 哲也
  • Art Direct & Character Design: 古代 彩乃
  • Object Art & Illustration: 有賀 ヒトシ
  • Main Field Graphic: 横田 久
  • Sub Field Graphic: 黒川 正裕
  • Sub Field Graphic: 宮永 佳祐
  • Sub Object Graphic: 河野 都紀子
  • Story & Scenario Write: 小川 珠里
  • Produce & Music Compose: 古代 祐三
  • Special Thanks: 白幡 都弘
  • Sega Sound Library by: InVision Interactive Inc.
本ゲームのデモ中にSelect Effects™の映像を一部使用しています。
Select Effects™ (C)1994 Cascom International,Inc.
Source:
In-game credits (JP)


Original Product:
  • Main Programmer: Yukio Takahashi
  • Sub Programmer: Hideki Koyama, Kazutoyo Kobayashi, Kotaro Takahashi
  • Game Designer, Main Planner: Kataru Uchimura
  • Map Designer, Sub Planner: Tetsuya Kawabata
  • Art Director, Character Designer: Ayano Koshiro
  • Illustrator, Main Object Designer: Hitoshi Ariga
  • Sub Object Designer: Tokiko Kawano
  • Main Field Designer: Hisashi Yokota
  • Sub Field Designer: Masahiro Kurokawa, Keisuke Miyanaga
  • Scenario Writer: Juri Ogawa
  • Music Composer, Producer: Yuzo Koshiro
  • Special Thanks to: Kunihiro Shirahata
U.S. Product:
Pictures Created By Select Effects™ are used partially in this game.
  • Select Effects™©: 1993 Cascom international,inc.
  • Presented By: Sega
  • Music Composed By: Yuzo Koshiro
Source:
In-game credits
Legend of Oasis Saturn credits.pdf
[10]


Magazine articles

Main article: The Story of Thor 2/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Thor2 Saturn JP Flyer.pdf

PDF
JP flyer
Thor2 Saturn JP Flyer.pdf
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Print advert in (JP) #1996-07: "1996-07 (1996-04-26)" (1996-04-12)
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Print advert in (JP) #1996-08: "1996-08 (1996-05-10,24)" (1996-04-26)
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Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
(HU)
84
[11]
(UK)
75
[12]
(UK)
60
[13]
(US) NTSC-U
68
[14]
(JP) NTSC-J
78
[15]
(DE) PAL
80
[16]
(US) NTSC-U
92
[17]
(US) NTSC-U
84
[18]
(US) NTSC-U
88
[19]
(US) NTSC-U
100
[20]
(FR)
89
[21]
(DE) PAL
64
[22]
(DE) PAL
87
[23]
(UK) PAL
89
[24]
(US) NTSC-U
75
[25]
(DE) PAL
85
[26]
(FR)
89
[27]
(JP) NTSC-J
76
[28]
(UK) PAL
85
[29]
(PL)
80
[30]
(CZ)
93
[31]
(UK) NTSC-J
69
[32]
(PL)
90
[33]
(UK) PAL
89
[34]
(JP) NTSC-J
80
[35]
(JP) NTSC-J
86
[36]
(UK) PAL
89
[37]
(UK) PAL
93
[38]
(DE) PAL
84
[39]
(US) NTSC-U
90
[40]
Sega Saturn
83
Based on
30 reviews

The Story of Thor 2

Saturn, JP
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Cover
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Spinecard
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Disc
Thor Seireioukiden Saturn JP Manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, US
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Cover
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Disc
Legendofoasis sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, EU
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Cover
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Disc
Saturn, PT
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Cover
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Disc
Saturn, AU
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Cover
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Disc

Technical information

Main article: The Story of Thor 2/Technical information.

External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): Saturn

References

  1. File:Thor2 sat jp backcover.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/segasaturn/software.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-03-30 22:53)
  3. http://www.sega.co.jp:80/sega/p_cafe/DB/09053/09053.html (Wayback Machine: 2001-02-23 12:13)
  4. http://sega-saturn.com/saturn/other/july-n.htm (Wayback Machine: 2016-03-05 22:29)
  5. https://groups.google.com/g/rec.games.video.sega/c/MfIUxgDJf3Q/m/CL-KZEg77nQJ
  6. https://groups.google.com/g/rec.games.video.sega/c/9bUpcCSf3Ss/m/ljZ1sB0uK-sJ
  7. Sega FY 1997 Brand Review, page 10
  8. File:IrvineHeraldAndKilwinningChronicle UK 1996-10-11 103.jpg
  9. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1996" (UK; 1996-09-03), page 75
  10. File:Legend of Oasis Saturn credits.pdf
  11. 576 KByte, "Október 1996" (HU; 1996-xx-xx), page 30
  12. Computer & Video Games, "October 1996" (UK; 1996-09-09), page 72
  13. Edge, "July 1996" (UK; 1996-06-xx), page 84
  14. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "September 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 26
  15. Famitsu, "1996-05-03" (JP; 1996-04-19), page 1
  16. Fun Generation, "09/96" (DE; 1996-08-14), page 80
  17. GameFan, "Volume 4, Issue 9: September 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 22
  18. Game Players, "Vol. 9 No. 9 September 1996" (US; 1996-08-06), page 76
  19. GamePro, "September 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 94
  20. Intelligent Gamer, "August 1996" (US; 1996-0x-xx), page 76
  21. Joypad, "Septembre 1996" (FR; 1996-0x-xx), page 79
  22. MAN!AC, "09/96" (DE; 1996-08-14), page 66
  23. Mega Fun, "09/96" (DE; 1996-08-21), page 70
  24. Mean Machines Sega, "September 1996" (UK; 1996-08-05), page 66
  25. Next Generation, "September 1996" (US; 1996-08-20), page 154
  26. neXt Level, "September 1996" (DE; 1996-08-14), page 78
  27. Player One, "Septembre 1996" (FR; 1996-08-29), page 108
  28. Saturn Fan, "1996 No. 14" (JP; 1996-06-21), page 80
  29. Saturn+, "Issue 4" (UK; 1996-10-24), page 29
  30. Secret Service, "Grudzień 1996" (PL; 1996-12-01), page 58
  31. Sega News, "Prosinec 1996" (CZ; 1996-1x-xx), page 10
  32. Sega Power, "August 1996" (UK; 1996-06-06), page 54
  33. Świat Gier Komputerowych, "12/1996" (PL; 1996-xx-xx), page 1
  34. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1996" (UK; 1996-08-20), page 80
  35. Sega Saturn Magazine, "1996-07 (1996-04-26)" (JP; 1996-04-12), page 235
  36. Sega Saturn Magazine, "Readers rating final data" (JP; 2000-03), page 12
  37. Total Saturn, "Volume One Issue One" (UK; 1996-08-xx), page 50
  38. Total Saturn, "Volume One Issue Four" (UK; 1996-12-29), page 54
  39. Video Games, "9/96" (DE; 1996-08-28), page 98
  40. VideoGames, "September 1996" (US; 1996-08-20), page 72


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