Menacer - Games


The Menacer came with an exclusive 6-game cartridge of mostly target shooting games. The games included on the cartridge are: Pest Control, Space Station Defender, Whack Ball, Front Line, Rockman's Zone, and Ready, Aim Tomatoes! -- the latter stars Sega franchise characters ToeJam and Earl. While most games utilize the light gun as a means to shoot down objects, Whack Ball actually utilized the Menacer as a mouse of sorts. All 6 of the games were conceptualized by Mac Senour, Producer on both the hardware and software. The Menacer works fully with the Sega Mega-CD, even though that system had, with the Konami Justifier, two different light guns developed for it.

Sega and third-party developers did not develop many games for the Menacer. The only compatible Mega Drive games were the 6-game cartridge, Body Count, and T2: The Arcade Game. All other Menacer games were for the Sega 32X and/or Sega Mega-CD.

The complete list of supported games is:

  • Body Count (Sega Mega Drive)
  • Corpse Killer (Sega Mega-CD, Sega Mega-CD 32X)
  • Crime Patrol (Sega Mega-CD)
  • Mad Dog McCree (Sega Mega-CD)
  • Mad Dog II: The Lost Gold (Sega Mega-CD)
  • Menacer 6-game cartridge (Sega Mega Drive)
  • Monster Hunter (Unreleased)
  • Snatcher (Sega Mega-CD)
  • T2: The Arcade Game (Sega Mega Drive)
  • Who Shot Johnny Rock? (Sega Mega-CD)

Radica Games has manufactured an dedicated console based on the Menacer. The unit has the games from the 6-game cartridge built into it.

Sega Studios
  • Global Entertainment
  • New Entertainment
  • Sega Sports Japan
  • Sega Wow
  • Sega AM2
  • Sega AM3
  • Wave Master
  • The Creative Assembly
  • Sports Interactive
  • SG-1000
  • Master System
    • Variations
  • Sega Genesis
    • Variations
    • CD
    • 32X
  • Saturn
  • Dreamcast
Portable devices
  • Game Gear
  • Nomad
  • Vision
Educational consoles
  • Pico
  • Beena
Dual system
  • Sega Multi-Mega
  • TeraDrive
  • Amstrad Mega PC
  • Sega Net Work System
  • Sega Channel
  • Sega NetLink
  • SegaNet
  • Dreamarena
  • AX-1E
  • DC Broadband and Modem Adapter
  • Dreamcast Gun
  • Dreamcast VGA
  • Dreameye
  • GD-ROM
  • Lock-On
  • Master Gear
  • Menacer
  • Sega MegaModem
  • Sega VR
  • VMU
  • Video game franchises
  • Arcade games
  • Arcade system boards
  • Sega Sammy Holdings
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