Cosmic Carnage (SEGA 32X)

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Cosmic Carnage is a one-on-one fighting game set in outer space. The story begins as a prison barge is hijacked by it's cargo in an escape attempt. The resulting chaos caused the barge to crash into a military cruiser. The impact caused extensive damage to both ships. There were only 8 survivors, 4 from each ship. What's worse, there's only one escape pod. You control one of the 8 survivors, and have to finish off all the others to escape with your life.

The gameplay in Cosmic Carnage is similar to Street Fighter 2, but with a much slower pace. Some of the fighters can be customized with different armor combinations, allowing them access to different special moves.


Cosmic Carnage SEGA 32X The screen zooms out as the characters move apart.
Cosmic Carnage SEGA 32X Title Screen
Cosmic Carnage SEGA 32X Cyclic vs. Tyr
Cosmic Carnage SEGA 32X The Story

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Alternate Titles

  • "Cyber Brawl" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Video Games & Computer Entertainment Jan, 1995 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) Feb, 1995 3.5 out of 5 70
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) 2008 7 out of 10 70
Game Players Feb, 1995 61 out of 100 61
Mega Fun Jan, 1995 60 out of 100 60
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Feb, 1995 4.8 out of 10 48
Mean Machines Feb, 1995 42 out of 100 42
FLUX Oct, 1994 D+ 33
IGN Nov 21, 2008 3 out of 10 30
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Jul 01, 2005 2 out of 10 20


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Version differences

Cyber Brawl, the Japanese version of the game, contains three human soldier characters in place of the US version's aliens. Apparently, these characters were made aliens for the US release to avoid complaints of graphic violence.
quizzley7 (21741) added Cosmic Carnage (SEGA 32X) on Nov 11, 2002