Samsung Megadrive : Super Gam*Boy !

-Updated : 5 September 2013-

It's been a while since I was very interested in the video game market South Korean. It all started a few years ago when I moved to Hong Kong for a job with a large sign of the online sales of video games. I remember I bought some Korean games on Playstation 2, then on Game Cube because they offered the advantage of having a beautiful packaging, similar to the Japanese versions, but with a game while English. All was well until one day I discovered the existence of a retro-gaming market South Korean. As a collector of Japanese games primarily, I found particularly interesting the fact that South Korea has had a market exists for itself and do not party at all “Asia”. Of course, as a fan of the first hour of the Sega Megadrive, I was speechless when I saw the first photos of consoles and games Sega Koreans distributed by Samsung. I had already presented the Super Comboy Hyundai here and is and my small collection of games for this console, it's time for me now present to you the wonderful Super Gam * Boy from Samsung !

A little history.

“After the end of World War II, South Korea banned the import of Japanese cultural products such as music, films, manga and literature. The ban was partially lifted by the administration of Kim Dae-jung 1998. In January 2004, ban on imports of Japanese CDs and DVDs was finally lifted in South Korea.” (source : Wikipedia).

After reading this short excerpt, some people have asserted that the above reasons have prompted Sega to entrust his Mark III and Megadrive to Samsung (and later its Saturn, Nintendo and turning to Hyundai). The current theory is that at that time it was simply out of question for a Japanese company to sell its products in the Korean market under his own name. The only trick then be considered by these companies to circumvent the embargo was to ask the major brands of South Korean electronics to handle the production and distribution of their products. These relationships postwar relatively tense are also almost certainly the most likely reason is that the games sold in South Korea are in English rather than Japanese.
However nothing has been proven and it is only a theory (indeed perhaps any foreign company, Japanese or not, had to settle through a Joint Venture, or then maybe Sega just did not want to take risks for such a small market…).

Quick preview of the period Master System / Mark III


To understand the different names given to Sega in South Korea, I think it's important to start with the Master System. Initially, some Sega Mark III reconditioned were put on the market by a South Korean company called OACS but the Master System was rapidly commercialized by Samsung under the name of Gam*boy – Gem * Boy (and the Nintendo Game Boy as the Mini-Comboy… This story is not as simple ?). Traits for traits she resumed the appearance of Master System 1 well known in the West and had at least one cosmetic change during the period of distribution. The one with his name written in Hangul, the other in the Latin alphabet.

This console, Moreover, as the following, only read format cartridges Japanese Sega Mark III Sega and maps “My Card”. It is little loan equivalent of the unusual and excellent Japanese Master System. Although sold 119 000₩ at its output (100 €) and more expensive than the popular console Zemmix (MSX “consolisé”) or any other Famiclone, Gam * Boy is pretty well sold in South Korea. Based on these sales figures from a magazine published in Korean 1994 (Game World), the console will be passed to 130 000 units during its first year on the market, in 1989 (there or NES / Comboy have barely reached the 20 000 units sold in the same year, with piracy certainly very rependu Famicom).

(thank you to derboo @smspower.org for figures.)

A Magazine Game*Boy Ad

An advertisement for the Gam * Boy from a magazine of the time… It's a bird ? it is a plane ? not, this is… Gam*Boy !

Among the nicest features of this model are found Korean undoubtedly format games exclusive Mark III cartridge (as Sonic 1 & 2 ou Streets of Rage 1 & 2…) then joypads. As you can see from the pictures, they are completely rounded and has a D-pad true (supposed to be an exclusive patent filed by Nintendo).

Later, the early 90, Samsung released the equivalent of Master System 2 under the name of Samsung Gam*Boy II – Samsung gemboyi II . This model was, at home, supplied with the game Alex Kidd in Miracle World built into the console, except that it was fully translated into Korean for the occasion. When the output of this model, Samsung had previously marketed its future replacement. The Megadrive was then sold under the name Super Gam*Boy – Super * gemboyi.

But all does not end there for the Master System. Fourth and fifth revision of the console will then day under the name of’Aladdin Boy – Aladdin Boy. This model of Master System 2 First marketed in a classic black dress was then sold in a box with colors more than doubtful (turquoise and yellow) and with a joypad Megadrive… (To believe that the production of the previous round was stopped joypads, otherwise why would we need a third button?). However, the box model (pictured below) throws rather not?

Super Gam*Boy, the beautiful.

What name would suit best to the successor of the Gam * Boy that Super Gam*Boy – Super * gemboyi ? After all we've also had the right with the NES and Super NES does not it? As I said, I'm a fan of the Megadrive and it lasts for the early 90 when I had this console for Christmas. It was also my first game console to myself and the first not to cross the doorstep of my home to go back in a few hours later. I still think it offers one of the best design that can offer a game console : not too big, not too small, not too classy kid and especially, I speak of course of the first model. South Korea to find this version has not been a cakewalk, I searched for a few years, from false false plans and plans so, unless exceptional stroke of luck, you must expect some difficulties to obtain it if it came to be interested (just like all consoles Korean 8-16-32 This bit says). In between all, Genesis Korean this is one of my favorite consoles (just behind the Sega Wondermega) and although I have only succeeded in digging up the loose, it is in perfect condition and without any big scratches.

Super Gam * Boy meet with a success far more mixed than its big sister the Gam * Boy. A bit like the rest of the world, 16bit console Nintendo quickly became popular and when Hyundai released the Super Comboy in 1992, sales exceed that of the Super Gam * Boy in just one year :

Let's start with a comparison with a Japanese Megadrive.

Japanese Sega Megadrive left, Samsung Super Gam * Boy right, each with its own version of Sonic The Hedgehog.


Both consoles are quite similar, they both have a purple area around the LED power-, the text “AV Intelligent Terminal High Grade Multipurpose Use” written in purple on his ring and letters “16-BIT” written in large capitals golden. Both consoles are old models with the expansion port on the rear panel and are both format NTSC-JP. Apart from the logo Samsung & Super gemboyi So they seem identical. However the most knowledgeable of you may have noticed that the button “Reset” is a slightly lighter blue on the Korean model. Initially I thought it was a discoloration of the button but when I removed the console to clean it and take pictures, I realized that the button was entirely of this color, even the unexposed portions in the light. After some research on the Korean web, I only found that console with a button of that color. I deduce that this is not a sunfade (otherwise the button would be darker inside) but a specificity of this model of Samsung Megadrive.

Returning console, immediately notice other differences. The most obvious of them are the stickers. The first, located in the center, indicates the name and serial number of the console, Reference Product (SPC-200 for Super Gam * Boy, for info, the Gam * Boy / Master System was number SPC-100), the voltage and found it all over the old logo written in Korean Samsung Electronics instead of the usual Sega logo. On one side, there is a second large sticker that lists “Samsung Service Centers” (Samsung Service Center) with their telephone numbers, all sorted by geographical area. Finally, on the right is a third and final quality control sticker on (Quality Certification), shots with buffer. But there is another less obvious difference below the. Correct me if I'm wrong but I have 3 Japanese Megadrive and 1 megadrive Asian and none of it has non-slip feet square shaped below. I have noticed this detail on the Megadrive Samsung. That's all the differences I've noted between these two models, and there may be other…

Super Gam*boy

La Super Gam * Boy par Samsung


Under the hood

Well, Now that we admired the dress of the Super Gam * Boy from all angles, I propose that we look what's inside. I also opened the Japanese model to perform again a comparison.

Super Gam*boy Motherboard

Motherboard from Super Gam * Boy

It is interesting to note the presence of a chip Goldstar in South Korean model. Goldstar is the former name of the Korean electronics manufacturer now known as the “LG”. Apart from this chip, all other components are named after the Japanese brands like Sega, Toshiba, Sony, Yamaha ou encore NEC. One thing I also noticed, and it is quite ironic if we look carefully, is that this chip in the console and Samsung Japan is stamped Made In Korea, whereas the same chip in the console Korean is produced by NEC in Japan… bizarre. It could also dwell on the general arrangement of components that differ but I have unfortunately not all Japanese or Korean revisions of the console to analyze this in more depth. Indeed, the 2 motherboards visible above are just two revisions of existing motherboards. We now know with certainty that Japan, the United States and Europe have been several revisions of the motherboard for the first model Genesis and it would seem that South Korea have not escaped this treatment. For example here is the photo of another motherboard hosted by segagagadomain.com.

Aladdin Boy PCB

Motherboard of a Super Aladdin Boy

This picture shows a later revision of the console (Super Aladdin Boy – Super Aladdin Boy) recognizable by the absence of EXT on the back. As you will notice the component Goldstar is still present but this time the motherboard carries the brand Samsung (SPC-200R / 201R REV A) and the small component is near “finally” Samsung as a component on my older model Super Gam * Boy it was produced by Nippon Electronic Computer…

Comparative picture of Super Gam * Boy and a Super Aladdin Boy

Port “EXT” was taken on the Super Aladdin Boy (right).

The sticker visible in front of the Super Aladdin Boy shows both the price of output channels (Ex-factory prices : 124 600₩ ~90€) and the retail price (Suggested retail price : 165 000₩ ~120€).

Family Reunion with Super Gam * Boy, one Super Aladdin Boy & une Super Aladdin Boy II

Names & Variations of the design

We have already seen that the Master System had different names and variations cosmetics in South Korea : Gam * Boy for the first model, Samsung Gam*Boy II & Aladdin Boy for the second. That's the same thing ready for 16bit. Now for the different packaging.

You have just seen pictures of the Super Gam*boy and Super Aladdin Boy but be aware that there 2 models under this last name : Super Aladdin Boy – Super Aladdin Boy for later revisions of the first model (SPC-200R & SPC-201R) & Super Aladdin Boy II – Super Aladdin Boy II for the second model of the Megadrive (SPC-201N & SPC-1600R). These last two models each suffered at least a cosmetic change in marketing, mainly due to the change in design of the logo of the brand Samsung. It is the same for accessories, as shown in the photo shown below joypads.

Regarding the name change suddenly Gam * Boy boy Aladdin for the full range of products in Korea Sega, some people have asserted that the reason is related to the popularity of the movie Aladdin Disney released in November 1992 in the U.S.. Samsung would have thought it would be good for his business strategy to change the name of its products with the word in Aladdin. This information is unlikely Samsung already used as the name of Aladdin a year earlier, the PC “Aladdin Magic Computer“. Moreover, if we look a little on the dates we find the following :

Advertising on the Samsung Super Gam * Boy (Super gemboyi) back cover of the Magazine Game World (Game World) dating from October 92…

November 92, the console is renowned Super Aladdin Boy (Super Aladdin Boy), always on the back cover of the magazine Game World

When the release date of the movie Aladdin in South Korea : the 3 July 1993 (source : IMDB).

To finish on the hardware of this file, Here are more photos of comparative Super Aladdin Boy II with European and Japanese Megadrive. Notice how the Power and Reset buttons of the Super Aladdin Boy II have the same shape as the European model, while the colors of the assembly closer to the Japanese model.

From left to right : Sega Megadrive 2 European, Samsung Super Aladdin II Sud Coréenne, Sega Megadrive 2 Japanese.

Games.

For a market as small, we can say that South Korea was relatively spoiled in terms of titles and some of them were not even released in Japan as Sonic 3D, Toe Jam & Earl 2 ou encore Tiny Toons, while others were totally exclusive to this country as the vertical Shoot'em Up Space Turtle Battleship – Space Turtle Ship. Just as for consoles, There are lots of variations in both games in their bracket, their jacket or their label. They were distributed by two companies : Mainly Samsung and Hi-Com (a distributor of Samsung). There are 5 major types of variations in the games Samsung.
MD_samsung_series2 A first series of ten titles were sold in packaging bearing the logo very specific Super Gam * Boy in black on the edge and sometimes coming in small boxes like VHS.

First series of games Megadrive marketed in South Korea by Samsung.


You will also see later in this article that some games Master System Megadrive cartridge were published during the Super Gam * Boy, likely to accompany the transition between systems 8 and 16-bit (more or less legitimate).

Then comes the series of jackets “white, silver and gold”, that of “full pages” and that of “funds bricks”. And finally, late a series sold under the name “Samsung Home Console Games” - Samsung Home game consoles with a blue band, red and yellow equivalent to our blue boxes in the European series of games blue headband and yellow Japanese.

Note that the logo Samsung Home Console Games – 삼성 홈게임기 can also be found on the box of the Super Aladdin Boy II, the SPC-201N pack and the pack SPC-1600R (son without a pad).

Below are some titles I have met in recent years. In passing, see if you sell or the sale of games that are not shown here, do not hesitate to contact me !

Start with the single title totally exclusive South Korean market and made directly by Samsung. It is a Shoot'em Up Vertical name Uzu Keobukseon – Space Turtle Ship (see my article on this game)

Exclusive title made by Samsung.

Now look at a small batch of cartridges loose. The first series of pictures to discover in pictures the 10 very first titles released for the Super Gam * Boy. These statements are identified by a blue semicircle with the old logo written in Hangul Samsung Electronics. On these 10 securities, Golden Axe and Shinobi The Super were reissued later in the series “white, silver and gold”. Finally, note that no Tatsujin apparently never been sold in box (provided with the console), some cartridge labels, Space harrier a Thunder Force II, were made from scans records Japanese (we find the holes that were present on the last) and Samsung does not seem to have obtained the license for Rambo III, The cartridge was then covered with a semi-circle bearing the SEGA logo orange. Do not hesitate to click on the name of each game to go to his “plug” discover more pictures, comparatives and a variety of information.

Tatsujin – Tasujin – GM4001JG

Altered Beast – Wed Royal Standard – GM4002JG

Space Harrier II – Space Harrier II – GM4003JG

The Super Shinobi – Detroit Super City – GM4004JG

Golden Axe – Golden Axe – GM4005JG

Super Thunder Blade – Super Thunder Blade – GM4006JG

Rambo – 람보 III – GM4007JG

Daemagyecheon – One magyechon – GM5008JG
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Zoom – Zoom! – GM4009JG

Thunder Force II – Thunder Force II – GM4010JG

Other cartridges loose, in order of appearance we find : Mystic Defender – Ondal General, Power Monger – Power monggeo, Chiki Chiki Boys – Naughty Adventures, Fatal Fury – Page two days Fury, Landstalker – Land Stalker, Last Battle – The Last Battle, Mutant League Football – That mutbol myutan tree, Nekketsu Koukou Dodgeball-bu Soccer-hen MD – Adoring high school - football, Rampart – Rampart, Sonic 3D Blast – Sonic 3D Blast, Streets of Rage 2 – Bare Knuckle 2, Streets of Rage 3 – Bare Knuckle 3, Super Street Figthers II – Super Street Fighter 2, Toe Jam & Earl – Pat holyiwa, Toe Jam & Earl in : Panic on Funkotron – Patrick Hall this, World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck – Mickey and Donald (click on a game name for more pictures and info).


It is interesting to consider 3 securities above especially since they have characteristics unique to South Korea. First of all, Mystic Defender alias “Ondal Janggun” which has been fully localized by Samsung, in addition to having been translated, graphical changes were made to match the medieval culture Korean rather than Japanese. Then Super Street Fighter II, that contains the names of the last four Western reversed boss (Balrog / M. Bison, Vega / Balrog, M. Bison / Vega) but the cartridge will not run on anything other than NTSC console-J (it is not just the U.S. rom). And finally, Toe Jam & Earl 2, which was never released in Japan, but the cartridge is yet zoned NTSC-J.

Games “white, silver and gold” :
(do not forget, you can click on game titles for more information and pictures about them).

Bare Knuckles – Bare Knuckles


Crying – Crying

Dahna – Is Ana

Darwin 4081 – Da-won 4081

Decap Attack – Dikaep Attack

Doraemon – Doraemon

Ecco The Dolphin – Dolphin
Ghostbusters – Sisters Ghost Bar
Kid Chameleon – Kid Chameleon
Phantasy Star II – Fantasy Star 2
Phantasy Star III – Fantasy Star 3
Power Athlete – Power approached LIT
Quackshot Starring Donald Duck – Donaldeudeok, 2 variations, corners with silver or gold.
Sasin Draxos (Risky Woods) – Reaper deuraksoseu (Wireless Key Woods)
The Kick Boxing – More kickboxing
The New Zealand Story – New Zealand Story
Sonic The Hedgehog – Sonic baramdolyi, First version of the game published by Samsung. The Rom is a Rev 01 Japanese, with graphical enhancements and bugs within.
Splatterhouse Part 3 – House soup printer response to three

Thunder Force III – Thunder Force III

Thunder Force IV – Thunder Force IV

Wonderboy V: Monster World III – Monseuta World 3

Games in the series “full screen” :
(click on a game name for more info).

Art of Fighting – Sizing of the Issues


Battle Mania 2 – Battle Mania daeeumyang
Dr. Robotnik Mean Bean Machine / Puyo Puyo – Combat operations dongle (PuyoPuyo)

Eternal Champion – Eternal Champion
Rocket Knight Adventure – Rocket Knight Adventure
Sonic The Hedgehog – Sonic baramdolyi, second version of the game by Samsung, one of the few games to have had the honor of a full color leaflet. ROM also contains a Rev 01 Japanese.
Sonic The Hedgehog 2 – Sonic baramdolyi 2
Sonic The Hedgehog 3 – Sonic baramdolyi 3, 2 variations exist for this game, click on the title for more.
The Super Shinobi II – Detroit Super City 2

TMNT – Tournament Fighters – TMNT Tournament Fighters(*Photos coming soon)

Games in the series “full screen” with the Japanese logo “MD” on the wafer :

Contra Hard Corps – Contra Hard Core. The cartridge actually contains the ROM U.S..


Mega Bomberman – Mega beumbeomaen
Tiny Toon Adventures : ACME All-Stars – Tiny Tune Adventures 2

Games “Samsung Home” :

Light Crusader – Light Crusader


Ragnacenty – Shinchang century Ragnar centimeters
Sonic The Hedgehog – Sonic baramdolyi, third and final version of Sonic The Hedgehog by Samsung, astonishment rom is a Rev 00.
The Story of Thor – Story of doors

Hi-Com Games :
Sonic Collection – Sonic Classic


Monster World III – Monseuta World 3

Some really nice cartridges !

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The most amazing thing with these cartridges due to the fact they contain games Sega SG-1000 Mark III or working directly on any Sega Megadrive Genesis or without an adapter.

Super Wonderboy – Super Wonder Boy, Thurs SPC-200

This game is really something very cool. This is a Japanese Megadrive cartridge slightly different form in which the label is stuck in front. Secondly although the front of the box and the cartridge using the artwork of Wonderboy in Monster World, the cartridge actually contains the game Super Wonderboy (you know who the blond in loincloths made of skateboarding… ). This game is a officially released by Samsung, it is not a vulgar Bootleg Asian pirate. This makes it a collector's item very interesting and extremely valuable.

Any retro-gamer who respects himself has got wind of complications around the Wonderboy series / Monster World / Adventure Island but here is add water to the mill :
- 1) “Super Wonderboy In Monster World” was also marketed in South Korea, delivered in a box of golden Sega Mark III and using the same artwork as seen on the box and the cartridge from the video above (it is normal you will tell me his). By cons, This version shows a cartridge 1MB while the Japanese version is 2MB (see photo below, but I think it's just a mistake on the box).

- 2) The oldie “Super Wonderboy” was also marketed by Hi-Com on the Korean Master System, also comes in a box of golden Sega Mark III but beware “Trap con” : l’artwork ressemble à Adventure Island de Hudson soft…

- 3) As you can see in the video and the photos above, the good old “Super Wonder Boy” to have the right to marketing on the Megadrive but the artwork used for the latter is neither that the Adventure Island Hudson Soft nor one we had in Europe for Master System or even Game Gear, but that of the first Monster Word in Japan…

Power Strike – Power Strike, Thurs SPC-200
As shown above Wonderboy, He is a Master System game, Power Strike or Aleste Japan, the Mega Drive cartridge size, difficult to know how many there are “conversions” such.powerstrikeMSMDKOR_01

Various cartridges 3 in 1, games SPC-200 Hi-Com and / or Samsung

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Another time, it seems that these cartridges have been officially distributed in South Korea, although I doubt they were in agreement with Sega Japan. They were either frabriquées Hi-Com and / or Samsung at the beginning of the era Super Gam * Boy, look at this photo :

The old logo Samsung Electronics is directly molded into the plastic.

The following is definitely original pirate, cartridges contain a bunch of Sega Master System. Among these games, some are exclusive to Korea as directed there by OPEN or Hi-COM. The original versions of the Mark III cartridge format of these exclusive titles are sometimes sold at very high prices when they appear on ebay.

Super Game 130

Super Game 138

Game Set 30 – Game set of 30.

Super Game 270 – Super game 270 (by CTI)

Super Game games list 270:
001.Gaegujangi Kkachi 개구장이 까치 (HI-COM 1993 ACT)
002.Dallyeora Pigu-Wang 달려라 피구 왕 (Run Dodgeball King OPEN 1995)
003.Dinosaurs(OPEN 1994)
004.Suho cheonsa 수호 천사 (Guardian Angel – OPEN 1994)
005.Toto World 3 토토 월드 3 (DAOU / OPEN 1993)
006.Kung Fu Kid
007.Rambo
008.The Ninja 忍者
009.Quartet
010.Fantasy Zone
011.Action Fighter
012.Astro Warrior
013.Black Belt
014.Super Wonderboy
015.Great Baseball
016.아기 공룡 둘리 Agigongnyong Dooly (Baby Dinosaur Dooly – DAOU 1991年 ACT SHT)
017.Choplifter
018.Pro Wrestling
019.Great Volleyball
020.Super Tetris
021.Super Tennis
022.Satellite-7
023.Astroflash
024.Comical Machine Gun Joe
025.Pit Pot
026.Teddy Boy Blues
027.Great Baseball
028.Super Arkanoid (HI-COM 1990 aka Woody Pop in japan)
029.My Hero
030.Ghost House
031.Spy VS Spy
032.Hang On
033.Great Soccer

Although in reality the cartridge does not contain actual 270 games, He is a South Korean pirate compilations among the most sympathetic. It contains very good songs like Super Wonderboy Master System or Fantasy Zone, but also and especially 6 Koreans exclusive titles + a pirated version of Tetris.

Extras (listing, images & pubs)

Other material sold by Sega Megadrive for Samsung
Samsung Super-32X (SPC 32X):

Mega/Sega-CD (CD-Aladdin Boy & CD-Aladdin Boy II):

Pad without a son nine official end of my personal collection :

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Some of the finest collections South Korea :

Listing Master System / Gam*boy Games :

Master System / Gam*boy Games listing:
1985 Choplifter / Lifting Chopra / Chop lifter (SEGA CARD)
1985 Transbot / Astro Flash / Astro flash (SEGA CARD)
1985 Pit Pot / Magic Castle / Pot pit castle in Wonderland (SEGA CARD)
1986 Ghost House / Ghost House / Ghost House (SEGA CARD)
1986 My Hero / Youth scandals / Youth su キ ャ nn the inter Hikaru (SEGA CARD)
1986 Comical Machine Gun Joe / Machine Gun Joe komikkal / Comical Machine Gun Joe (SEGA CARD)
1986 Alex Kidd in Miracle World / Alex Kidd Miracle World of / Alex Kidd in Miracle World (1M)
1986 The Ninja / Ninja / Ninja (1M)
1986 Astro Warrior / Astro Warrior / Astro Warrior (1M)
1986 Fantasy Zone / Fantasy Zone / Fantasy Zone (1M)
1986 Rambo / Mission / Ashura / Secret Commando (1M)
1986 Black Belt / Black Belt / Beidou の boxing (1M)
1986 Action Fighter / Action Fighter / Action Fighter (1M)
1986 Space Harrier / Space Harrier / Space Harrier (2M)
1987 Zillion / Jilrion red flare / Zillion red light bullets (1M)
1987 Zillion II: The Tri Formation / Tree formation / Tri-Formation (1M)
1987 Kung Fu Kid / Underworld thermoelectric / Devil columns 伝 (1M)
1987 Wonder Boy / Super Wonder Boy / Super Wonder Boy (1M)
1987 Aztec Adventure / Nazca 88 / 88 Nasca (1M)
1987 Quartet / Double-target / Cynthia sleep double target (1M)
1987 Shinobi/ 시노비 / Endure (2M)
1987 Rocky / Rocky / Rocky (2M)
1987 Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa / Fantasy Zone 2 / Tears of Opa Opa Fantasy Zone Ⅱ (2M)
1987 Out Run / Ahutreon / Outrun(2M)
1987 After Burner / Afterburner / Afterburner (4M)
1988 Power Strike / Power Strike / Arrester (1M)
1988 Thunder Blade / Thunder Blade / Thunder Blade (2M)
1988 Double Dragon / Double Dragon / Double Dragon (2M)
1998 Wonder Boy In Monster Land / Wonder Boy 2 / Super Wonder Boy: Monster World (2M)
1988 Kenseiden / Sword of the gallery / Tradition sword (2M)
1988 Spellcaster / Gongjakwang / Peacock (4M)
1988 Phantasy Star / Phantasy Star / Phantasy Star (4M 8K)
1988 R-Type / Altaip (4M)
1989 California Games / California Games / California Games (2M)
1989 Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap / Monster World Wonder Boy? / Monster World II Dragon Trap (2M)
1990 Castle of illusion starring Mickey Mouse / Mickey Mouse - Magic Castle- / Mickey Mouse Castle of Illusion(2M)
1991 The Dinosaur Dooley / Baby Dinosaur Dooly / (1M)
1991 Golden Axe Warrior / Golden Axe Warrior / Golden Axe Warrior (2M 8K)
1991 Sonic the Hedgehog / Sonic baramdolyi / Sonic the Hedgehog (2M)
1992 Tom and Jerry: The Movie / Tomgwajeri / Tom & Jerry: The Movie (2M)
1992 Ninja Gaiden / Ninja Gaiden / Ninja outside 伝 (2M)
1992 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 / Baramdolyi Sonic 2 / Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (4M)
1993 Streets of Rage / Bare Knuckles / Bare knuckle (4M)
Listing Megadrive / Super Gam*boy / Super Aladdin Boy Games :

153 Securities – SMS games SPC-200 Super Gam * Boy are not included and some variations
Acme All Stars 타이니 튠의 모험2
Haggai Nara 악어 나라
Aladdin 알라딘
Alex Kidd Cheongong Maseong 알렉 스키드 천공 마성
Altered Beast Suwanggi 수왕기
Arang Jeonseol 아랑 전설
Ariel The Little Mermaid 인어 공주
Arrow Flash 애로우 후래쉬
Art Of Fighting Yongho-ui Kwon 용호의 권
Bad Omen 배드 오멘
Bare Knuckle 베어 너클
Bare Knuckle II 베어 너클 2
Battle Mania Daeum Yang 배틀 매니아 대음양
Bonanza Bros 보난자 브라더즈
Cadash 카다쉬
Captain America and the Avengers 캡틴아메리카
Chiki Chiki Boys 꾸러기 대모험 (Voice chikichiki)
Chuck Rock II 척록 II
Columns III 컬럼스3
Against: Hard Cops 콘트라하드코어
Cool Spot 쿨스팟
Crying 크라잉
Daemagyecheon 대마계촌
Dahna 다아나
Darwin 4081 Da-won 4081
Decap Attack 디캡 어택
Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf 데저트스트라이크
Donggeuri Toechijakjeon (Puyo Puyo) Combat operations dongle (PuyoPuyo)
Doraemon 도라에몽
Dyna Brothers 다이나 브라더즈
Ecco the Dolphin 돌핀
Eliminate Down 엘리 미네이트 다운
Eternal Champions 이터널 챔피언
Ex Ranza 액스랜자
Fatal Fury 2 Page frame Fury 2 / Arang Legend 2
FIFA International Soccer
Fifa Soccer 95 FIFA 축구 ’95
Fighting Masters 파이팅 마스터스
Gam Together N°1
Gam Together N°2
Gam Together N°3
Generations Lost 제너레이션 로스트
Ghostbusters 고스트바스터스
Gleylancer 그레이 랜서
Golden Axe (Super Aladin Boy Rerelease) Golden Axe
Golden Axe (Super Gam Boy Original Release) Golden Axe
Golden Axe II 골든액스 II
Golden Axe III 골든액스 III
Gonchung gundan 곤충 군단
Gunstar Heroes 건스타 히어로즈
Hyperdunk: The Playoff Edition 하이퍼덩크
James Pond II: Codename Robocod 제임스 폰드 2
Jordan vs. Bird 죠단 대 버드 농구
Juju Jeonseol 쥬쥬전설
Jungle Strike 정글 스트라이크
Kick Boxing, The 더킥복싱
Kid Chameleon 키드 카멜레온
King of The Monsters 킹오브몬스터스
Country Stalker 랜드 스토커
Langrisser 랑그릿사
Last Battle 라스트배틀
Lemmings 레밍스
LHX Attack Chopper LHX 어택죠퍼
Light Crusader 라이트 크루세이더
Lion King, The 라이온 킹
Mazin Saga 마징사가
Mega Bomberman 메가 븜버맨
Mickey Mania 미키 매니아
Mickey Mouse 미키 마우스
Mickey Wa Donald 미키와도날드
Monster Lair 몬스타 겐이어
Monster World III (Samsung Version) Monseuta - World III
Monster World III (Hi-COM Version) Monseuta - World III
Mutant League Football 뮤탄트리그뭇볼
NBA Live 95 NBA LIVE basketball, '95
Newzealand Story, The New Zealand Story
Olympic Gold 올림픽골드
Ondal Janggun 온달 장군
Out Runners 아웃트런너
Paper Boy 페이퍼 보이
Phantasy Star II 환타지스타 2
Phantasy Star III 환타지스타 3
Phantasy star IV 환타지스타 4
Pit-Fighter 피트 파이터
Power Athlete 파워어슬리트
Power Monger 파워몽거
QuackShot Starring Donald Duck 도날드덕
R.B.I. Baseball ’94 RBI ’94 야구
R.B.I.4. Baseball R.B.I.4. Baseball
Rambo III III 람보
Rampart 램파트
Red Zone 레드존
Ristar: The shooting star 리스타
Ristar: The shooting star (Second Release) Riseuta
RoboCop Versus The Terminator 로보캅 대 터미네이터
Rocket Knight Adventures 로켓나이트 어드벤쳐
Rolo to the Rescue 코끼리 구출 대작전
RunArk 루나크
Sangokushi III III 삼국지
Sasin Draxos (Risky Woods) Reaper deuraksoseu (Wireless Key Woods)
Shadowrun 섀도우런
Shining Force 샤이닝포스
Shining Force II 샤이 닝포스2
Sin Changsegi Ragnäcenty 신창세기 라그나센티 (translated into Korean)
Slap Fight 슬랩파이트
Snow Bros 스노우 브라더스
Sonic 3D Blast 3D 소닉 블러 스트
Sonic Classics 소닉 클래식
Sonic Knuckles Gwa 소닉 과 너클스
Sonic Spinball 소닉스 핀볼
Sonic the Hedgehog 바람돌이 소닉
Sonic The Hedgehog (Second Release) Sonic baramdolyi
Sonic The Hedgehog (Third Release) Sonic baramdolyi
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sonic baramdolyi 2
Sonic The Hedgehog 3 Sonic baramdolyi 3
Space Harrier II 스페이스해리어 II
Space Turtle Battleship (Keo-Buk-Sun, Exclusive Korean) Space Turtle Ship
Sparkster Rocket Knight Adventures 2 Rocket Knight Adventure 2
Splatterhouse Part 3 House soup printer response to three
Sports Talk Baseball 수퍼리그 ‘91
Steel Talons 스틸타론즈
Story of Thor 스토리 오브 도어 (translated into Korean)
Street Fighter II’: Special Champion Edition 스트리트파이터2’플러스
Streets of Rage 3 Bare Knuckle 3
Strider Hiryuu 스트라이더비룡
Super Boy IV 수퍼보이 IV (Exclusive coréeenne, is not official).
Super Real Basketball 수퍼릴바스켓볼
Super Shinobi II, The Detroit Super City 2
Super Shinobi, The (Super Aladin Boy Rerelease) Detroit Super City
Super Shinobi, The (Super Gam Boy Original Release) Detroit Super City
Super Street Fighter II 슈퍼스트리트 파이터2
Super Thunder Blade 수퍼 썬더 블레이드
Sura Ui Mon 수라 의문
Sylvester and Tweety in Cagey Capers 실베스터와 트위터
Talespin 테일 스핀
Tatsujin 타수진
Taz Mania 타즈 메니아
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles : Tournament Fighters TMNT 토너먼트파이터
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Return of Shredder 티.엠.엔.티
Thunder Force II 썬더포스 II
Thunder Force III 썬더포스III
Thunder Force IV 썬더포스 IV
Time Dominator 타임 도미 네이터
Tiny Toon Adventures 타이니튠의 모험
ToeJam & Earl (Hori wa Ttungi) Pat holyiwa
ToeJam & Earl in: Panic on Funkotron 홀이와뚱이2
Tom and Jerry 돔과 제리
Ultraman 얼트라맨
Virtua Fighter 2 Beochyeo Fighter 2
Virtua Racing 버쳐레이싱
World Cup USA 94 '94 USA World Cup Soccer
World Heroes 윌드 히어로즈
Yeolhyeol Gogyo-Chukgu 열혈고교-축구
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8 thoughts on “Samsung Megadrive : Super Gam*Boy !

  1. It's very nice work, congratulations ! I never imagined that the Mega Drive (yes because in ç'écrit 2 the ami words ^ _ ^) had many variations in Korea. Why go to sweat out as many versions and even a name change, for a small country ? This is silly, admittedly. Now we agree on several points : Mega Drive is a console with a stunning design, she had a great mountain titles and success was (too!) minimized by the release of the Super Nintendo. Pauvre SEGA, still second in the race… Finally for me too, it was my first real console (although VCS 2600, Master System or NES already lying around the house), which made me “dream” like no other. Besides, I keep my console very carefully over 20 years, and games are among my favorite, even though I have a PS3 and Xbox 360. Such love, it can not be invented ^ __ ^

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  3. salut a tous les amis s’il vous plait j’ai une quéstion voila j’ai une megadrive clone a l’intérieur tout est japonais les circuits sony made in japan la carte mére est grande ce qui me dérange c en bas de la console a droite plus précisement a cote du port mega cd il ya 2 intérupteures je pose ma question a quoi sert ces 2 boutons est ce des switches de dézonage si oui comment ca marche??
    si non a quoi ca sert??
    note: the 2 intérupteures fixés en bas sont intégrés avec la console j’ai acheter la console neuf comme ca d’origine
    merci de me répondre et bon courage les gars

    • Normalement oui c’est bien pour passer les jeux d’autre région ces switch. Un peu comme ceux que l’on trouve sur l’adaptateur MEGA KEY 3.

      Sur un clone que j’avais ils se trouvaient en dessous de la console.
      http://i44.tinypic.com/wv376e.jpg
      Essaye par exemple avec un jeu US ou PAL zoné et en essayant plusieures positions de switch jusqu’à ce que le jeu passe.

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