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You play as Taz, the famous cartoon-character. Taz is captured by Marvin the Martian and transfered to his intergalactic Zoo! Now it is your job to aid Taz in his great escape from the Zoo-prison and also find a way back home to Earth. To make the escape a little easier, there are items placed here and there, such as cakes which make regain your health. You also find gas tanks, which you can eat and then breath fire.

You will travel through the Zoo, and a big wasteland and many other hostile zones with lots of weird enemies and bizarre bosses.


Taz in Escape from Mars Game Gear Taz ate a bomb...
Taz in Escape from Mars SEGA Master System Title screen.
Taz in Escape from Mars Genesis Jumping between moving platforms
Taz in Escape from Mars Game Gear Eating (yeah, eating) a hot sauce bottle.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Escape from Mars Starring Taz" -- Genesis in-game title

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Critic Reviews

Consoles Plus Genesis Sep, 1994 88 out of 100 88
SuperGamePower SEGA Master System May, 1997 4 out of 5 80
Games World: The Magazine Genesis Nov, 1994 77 out of 100 77
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Dec, 1994 9 out of 12 75
MEGA Genesis Oct, 1994 74 out of 100 74
Mean Machines Genesis Oct, 1994 70 out of 100 70
GamePro (US) Game Gear Jan, 1995 3.5 out of 5 70
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Oct, 1994 7 out of 10 70
Video Games Genesis Oct, 1994 50 out of 100 50
The Video Game Critic Genesis Jun 06, 2009 F 0


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