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Description

The Fantasy Zone is a solar system consisting of eight brightly colored, fantastic planets. The evil Menons are trying to take over all of the planets in the Fantasy Zone by using misappropriated foreign currency to build their forces. It is the player's job to recover all of the coins and save the solar system!

Fantasy Zone is an arcade style shooter for one or two players. The goal is to destroy all of the creatures on each planet and collect as many of the lost coins as possible. At the end of each level is a large enemy that will have to be defeated before moving on to the next world. At various points in the game, the player will be able to find a parts shop, which allows purchasing improvements for his spaceship, including better weapons and faster engines.

Screenshots

Fantasy Zone Arcade Viruses
Fantasy Zone Sharp X68000 Third boss KobaBeach firing a laser beam
Fantasy Zone Sharp X68000 Boranda is the second boss
Fantasy Zone NES Boss

Promo Images

Fantasy Zone Screenshot
Fantasy Zone Screenshot
Fantasy Zone Screenshot
Fantasy Zone Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "3D Fantasy Zone: Opa-Opa Brothers" -- 3DS Japanese title
  • "3D Fantasy Zone" -- Nintendo 3DS title
  • "3D ファンタジーゾーン オパオパブラザーズ" -- 3DS Japanese spelling
  • "ファンタジーゾーン" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Fast, colorful and fun. One more reason to own a Master System. SEGA Master System Ash_1 (76)

Critic Reviews

Game Freaks 365 SEGA Master System Jun 22, 2005 9.5 out of 10 95
Génération 4 SEGA Master System 1987 88 out of 100 88
Jeuxvideo.com SEGA Master System Feb 23, 2010 17 out of 20 85
The Video Game Critic TurboGrafx-16 Apr 21, 2004 B 75
The Video Game Critic SEGA Master System Oct 01, 2001 B 75
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Nintendo Life Wii Apr 10, 2008 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Retro Archives NES Aug 05, 2018 12 out of 20 60
Eurogamer.net (UK) Wii Apr 11, 2008 6 out of 10 60
Questicle.net NES Dec, 2011 C- 42

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Pending correction 3 Corn Popper (69350)
Oct 26, 2010

Trivia

Cartridge

Fantasy Zone was the first ever Master System game to be released on cartridge. With their 32 kilobyte limitation, Sega Cards were no longer a viable option for modern games.

Opa-Opa

The main character of this game, Opa-Opa, has been an unofficial mascot of sorts for Sega, and has been seen in other games such as Zillion, Alex Kidd, and Phantasy Star Online.

Information also contributed by chirinea

Related Web Sites

  • Fantasy Zone (A Fantasy Zone fan site displaying anything and everything related to the game. The site includes information, screenshot comparisons between consoles, promotional items, cameos, spin-offs and more about each Fantasy Zone game.)
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