Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Certain differences are seen between the several versions of the game. The game was also released for iOS in 2010. You play the part of a great hero that Zeus brings back from the dead. The player can punch, kick and jump. The game was well recieved by gamers and spawned ports to home consoles such as the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive. Others provided different beasts to mutate into, such as a humanoid lion or a shark form seen in the NES version. Altered Beast is a lgendary, side-scrolling beat 'em up from 1988 now brought to modern, mobile systems. In the story, Zeus resurrects you from your tomb to rescue his daughter Athena who has been kidnapped by the god Neff. Along the way, collect the Spirit Balls dropped by enemies to increase your strength and transform into a variety of mythical creatures with powerful attacks. Other differences were the distortion difference of the sounds from both Zeus and Neff saying their phrases "Rise from your grave..." and "Welcome to your doom...". The centurion has been raised from the dead to rescue Zeus' daughter Athena from the demon Neff. Some of the visuals were more closer to the original arcade version, but most aspects mimic that of the console versions. This version is for die-hards or mobile-centric gamers only. The Altered Beast title refers to your shapeshifting abilities. It was 1988 when this SEGA game became a success on the video consoles of back then, including the Master System and the Mega Drive. Altered Beast is a side scrolling, platform, beat 'em up game. Also available on Genesis, Commodore 64, SEGA Master System, Amiga, Amstrad CPC and Atari ST, time to play a greek mythology, beat 'em up / brawler, platform and werewolves video game title. Released one year after the arcade release, this version had some changes that were made to compensate the jump to home consoles. Altered Beast (獣王記 Jūōki, lit. The ending of the game shows the Centurion bringing Athena home to her father Zeus during the credits, followed by a curtain coming down to end the story. Altered Beast is one of Sega franchises in SEGA Heroes. The NES version was released on July 20, 1990 and was only released in Japan by Asmik. It also appears in Sega 3D Classics Collection for the Nintendo 3DS. It was released for Sega Master System, PC Engine, PC Engine-CD, Famicom (NES), Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga and DOS. A hand-held version of the game, made by Tiger Electronics was released in 1988. Altered Beast – Cheats Genesis 3DS Amiga Android Arcade Games Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC iOS (iPhone/iPad) Linux Macintosh MSX NES PC PlayStation 3 Sega Master System Atari ST Turbo CD TurboGrafx-16 Xbox 360 Zodiac Sinclair ZX81/Spectrum One of the enemies, a white two-headed wolf (blue in the Mega Drive version, and a blue ox in the DOS version) upon defeat releases a Spirit Ball, a power-up orb which increase the strength and size of the player character. Released in June 1988, Altered Beast's arcade version proved to be more popular overseas than it did in Japan. As a result of its popularity, it was selected to be ported and made the pack-in game for the Sega Genesis and Mega Drive in North America and Europe. He can perform a standard punch, a ducking punch, a jumping punch, a shin kick, a vertical kick, or a jumping kick. SEGA is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Altered Beast can be found in several collections, even for free on the internet. The Mega Drive version is included in the compilations Sega Smash Pack, Sega Genesis Collection and Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection, with the latter two also including the arcade version as an unlockable game. It was released for Sega Master System, PC Engine, PC Engine-CD, Famicom (NES), Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga and DOS. This is the only version of the game to feature such an epilogue. The Altered Beast title refers to your shapeshifting abilities. Altered Beast is an arcade game that has been made for many platforms. A hand-held version of the game, made by Tiger Electronics was released in 1988. Each player controls a Centurion, fighting undead creatures and monsters in a setting resembling Ancient Greece, with originally five levels, in a graveyard, the underworld, a cavern, Neff's palace and base at the city of Dis. Falcon; Atari 7800; Atari 5200 Altered Beast is a side scrolling, platform, beat 'em up game that puts the player in control of a centurion who had died in battle. "Beast King Chronicle" in Japan) is a video game developed and published by Sega for arcade in 1988. Power ups change the character in some way; for example they change … Up to two players can play at once. The game has also seen a 3D port for the Nintendo 3DS as a digital download. © SEGA. Sonic and Knuckles & Sonic 3: Sonic the Hedgehog: Sonic the Hedgehog 2: Sonic the Hedgehog 3: Game Info Game: Altered Beast File Name: Altered Beast.zip File Size: 325.27 KB Genre: Action/Platform In ancient Greece, a Centurion who had died in battle is resurrected from the dead by Zeus. The Genesis/Mega Drive version of Altered Beast was the first console port of the game. Sega released an official iOS port of the Mega Drive version in late 2010, played on the iPhone and iPad. This game also has been emulated for free on iOS and Android devices for Sega Forever in 2017. Click the "Install Game" button to initiate the file download and get compact download launcher. [Nov 2011, p.96] In this platformer, you can collect spirit balls by defeating two-headed wolves, allowing you to mutate into different beasts such as a werewolf, a dragon, a tiger, a bear and others depending on the version. Virtual Console (Mega Drive version) official page, https://alteredbeast.fandom.com/wiki/Altered_Beast?oldid=5068. The original arcade release of Altered Beast was in August of 1988. Obsoleted runs. The Bear is not present in the Master System version. Unreleased Altered Beast Games, Guns And Crazy Naked Dragon Ladies Altered Beast™ You've got concept art with a pinch of news this morning, as Superannuation points out the portfolio of Kiwi artist Christian MacNevin, which contains images from a pitch for an Altered Beast … The primary designer was Makoto Uchida, also responsible for the creation of Golden Axe. At the beginning of the first level, Zeus fires lightning into the ground, commanding a centurion to "Rise from your grave!" The game was ported to many platforms over the years, but was first released for Sega Mega Drive/Genesis. This is the transformation from the third stage. The release for Sega Master System came one year later, in the same timeframe as the PC version. It retains the original game and local multiplayer, and also features a new mode with random transformations. Some of them, like the Master System one, were only single player and had only four levels. Journey through ancient Greece as a centurion resurrected by Zeus, able to take the form of various beasts to defeat your foes on your quest to save Zeus' daughter Athena. There is a very similar game Altered Beast Guardian of the Realms for GBA and Project: Altered Beast for PS2 took the transformations for a more modern twist but has no other relation to original. Altered Beast is a side-scrolling, 2D beat 'em up. Altered Beast was ported to several platforms after its original arcade release in 1988.