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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 Metting a local
Stargate Genesis A grenade could be useful here
Stargate SNES Climbing
Stargate Genesis Later part of the game has a futuristic look

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Alternate Titles

  • "スターゲイト" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) SNES Jun, 1995 4.5 out of 5 90
GameFan Magazine SNES May, 1995 87 out of 100 87
Power Unlimited Genesis Apr, 1995 8 out of 10 80
Consoles Plus Genesis Mar, 1995 78 out of 100 78
Mega Fun SNES Jun, 1995 78 out of 100 78
Play Time Genesis Apr, 1995 77 out of 100 77 Genesis Sep 24, 2012 7 out of 10 70
Electric Playground SNES Sep 01, 1995 7 out of 10 70 SNES Sep, 2006 6 out of 10 60
Game Players Genesis May, 1995 52 out of 100 52


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