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Space Channel 5

MobyRank MobyScore
Dreamcast
81
3.9
Game Boy Advance
59
3.2
PlayStation 2
81
3.4
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Description

Hey there, Space Cats! Some pesky little aliens called Morolians are trying to take over Earth, and they're forcing the population to dance endlessly! Space Channel 5, the planet's news channel, has sent the grooviest reporter they have, Ulala, out to cover the latest happenings, but those little Morolians also have to be taught a lesson! So it's now up to Ulala to dance and groove with the aliens to beat them at their own game and free the population of Earth! Get dancin', Space Cats, 'cuz we're gonna give those aliens a little taste of their own groove!

Screenshots

Space Channel 5 Dreamcast Press the A Button to shoot!
Space Channel 5 Dreamcast Space Michael
Space Channel 5 Game Boy Advance Starting the First Level
Space Channel 5 Game Boy Advance It's a dance conspiracy!

Alternate Titles

  • "Space Channel 5: Ulala's Cosmic Attack" -- Game Boy Advance title

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User Reviews

An Effective Port Of The Dreamcast Classic. Game Boy Advance Guy Chapman (1744)

The Press Says

IGN Dreamcast Jun 02, 2000 9.2 out of 10 92
GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Nov 19, 2003 4.5 out of 5 90
Consoles Plus PlayStation 2 Mar, 2002 88 out of 100 88
Video Games Dreamcast Oct, 2000 87 out of 100 87
The Video Game Critic Dreamcast Jun 12, 2000 B+ 83
neXGam PlayStation 2 Dec 27, 2009 7.8 out of 10 78
IGN PlayStation 2 Dec 02, 2003 7.4 out of 10 74
Super Play Dreamcast Sep, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dreamcast Jun 18, 2005 5 out of 10 50
IGN Game Boy Advance Jun 27, 2003 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

Lady Miss Kier Kirby of the former pop/funk group Deee-Lite unsuccessfully tried to sue Sega regarding the character of Ulala.

According to her claim, Sega approached her, and offered her $16,000 to license her name, image and music for the game, but she rejected their offer. She later found out that Sega went ahead and made the game anyway, with the lead character Ulala bearing a strong resemblance to her.

She ultimately lost the suit and a later appeal. Lady Miss Kier was then liable to pay Sega's legal fees of $608,000 (reduced from the $763,000 requested).
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