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コラムス
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Columns
コラムス

MEGA DRIVE
DETAILS
Format Mega Drive
Released 30 June 1990
Publisher Sega
Product ID G-4035
Size (cm) 17.8 x 12.8 x 2.5
Weight (kg) 0.18
PRICE
STATUS
Direct conversion of the cult arcade puzzle game for the Mega Drive.
An essential title - once you get into it, there's no turning back!

Standard MD case, 1Mbit cartridge, colour manual.

Columns
コラムス

GAME GEAR
DETAILS
Format Game Gear
Released 6 Oct 1990
Publisher Sega
Product ID G-3101
Size (cm) 11 x 9.5 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.08
PRICE
STATUS
You couldn't have thought of a better launch title for the Game Gear!
An excellent puzzle game, one of the best.
VS Cable [HGG-3002] compatible for 2P versus play.

Standard GG cardboard packaging, 32Kb cartridge, colour booklet.

Columns
コラムス

MSX2
DETAILS
Format MSX
Released Dec 1990
Publisher Telenet
Product ID n/a
Size (cm) ?
Weight (kg) ?
PRICE
STATUS
Columns makes its way onto home computers, with MSX2 and FM Towns versions developed by Compile.

Currently out of stock.

Columns
コラムス

PC ENGINE
DETAILS
Format PC Engine
Released 29 Mar 1991
Publisher Telenet
Product ID TJ03002
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
The PC Engine Columns gets a special mention for being one of the only titles (aside from Bomberman) to have a dedicated versus mode for the PC Engine GT 'Link-Up' cable.

Standard PCE case, 1Mbit HuCard, monochrome booklet.

Sega Classic
セガクラシック
MEGA-CD
DETAILS
Format Mega-CD
Released 23 Apr 1993
Publisher Sega
Product ID G-6012
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.20
PRICE
STATUS
4-in-1 Mega-CD compilation featuring the Mega Drive versions of:
- Golden Axe
- Bare Knuckle
- The Super Shinobi
- Columns
A very slick package - for the curious, Bare Knuckle and Super Shinobi are presented in their 'US ver.', while Golden Axe has an exclusive remixed CD soundtrack (but for some obscure reason is 1-player only).

Double CD case, Mega-CD CD-ROM disc, colour manual, spine card.

Columns [Meisaku Collection]
コラムス [名作コレクション]

GAME GEAR
DETAILS
Format Game Gear
Released 23 July 1993
Publisher Sega
Product ID G-3104
Size (cm) 11 x 9.5 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.08
PRICE
STATUS
'Masterpiece Collection' re-issue of the GG Columns.
Remains identical to the original print, with a 'Meisaku Collection' sticker label on the bottom left of the box.

Standard GG cardboard packaging, 32Kb cartridge, colour booklet.

Super Columns
スーパーコラムス

GAME GEAR
DETAILS
Format Game Gear
Released 26 May 1995
Publisher Sega
Product ID G-3226
Size (cm) 11 x 9.5 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.08
PRICE
STATUS
Enhanced version of the puzzle classic for the Game Gear.
Includes bonus game modes and versus link features.

Standard GG cardboard packaging, 1Mbit cartridge, colour booklet.

Columns Arcade Collection
コラムス アーケードコレクション

SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 20 Oct 1997
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9161
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Comprehensive Sega Ages collection that compiles all 4 Columns arcade games on one Sega Saturn disc:
- Columns (1990)
- Columns II (1990)
- Stack Columns (1994)
- Columns '97 (1996)

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, colour booklet, spine card.

Columns
コラムス

SEGA AGES 2500 SERIES Vol.7
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 18 Dec 2003
Publisher Sega
Product ID SLPM-62425
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.18
PRICE
STATUS
Vol.7 of the Sega Ages 2500 series cuts to the chase and brings the original Columns to the PS2.
Presents colourful 3D visuals, a ton of bonus 1P and 2P game modes and an interactive gallery featuring design work, flyers, liner notes etc.
Columns forever!

PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, colour manual.

 



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