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Based on the movie of the same name, a mystical circular portal called a "Stargate" has been uncovered. In attempting to unlock its secrets, its power is unlocked creating a passageway to a different world named Abydos. A special forces team is sent to the new world to investigate but is soon ambushed and its supplies taken including a powerful nuclear bomb.

As Colonel O'Neil, a variety of objectives must be met starting with the recovery of supplies and the finding of other teammates, including civilian archaeologist Daniel Jackson. Once regrouped, O'Neil must lead the attack on the god, Ra and escape back to Earth before the power of the nuclear bomb can be unleashed on this new world.

The game is a side-scroller platform adventure. The player controls O'Neil on a variety of objectives and is armed with a rifle weapon and grenades. Embarking through desert, caverns and nomad towns... eventually to the palace of Ra.


Stargate Genesis Death animation
Stargate Genesis Entering a cave
Stargate Genesis Introduction to the first level
Stargate Genesis The pause screen gives also the status on the current mission

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Alternate Titles

  • "スターゲイト" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) May, 1995 4.5 out of 5 90
GameFan Magazine Apr, 1995 85 out of 100 85
Consoles Plus Mar, 1995 78 out of 100 78
Play Time Apr, 1995 77 out of 100 77
Mega Fun Mar, 1995 77 out of 100 77
Sega Force Mar, 1995 76 out of 100 76 Sep 24, 2012 7 out of 10 70
Mega Play Magazine Jun, 1995 68 out of 100 68
Game Players May, 1995 52 out of 100 52
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) May, 1995 15.5 out of 40 39


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Luis Silva (13593) added Stargate (Genesis) on Jan 06, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Shoddyan (14295)