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'''Action 52''' is a unlicensed video game developed by Active Enterprises in September 1991 for the [[Nintendo Entertainment System|NES]] and in May 1993 for the [[Sega Genesis]]. The [[Super Nintendo]] version wasn't released. It initially retailed for the comparatively high price of US$199 (or "less than $4 for each game") and became notorious among gamers for the abysmal quality of its games. Many video game collectors value ''Action 52'' for its notoriety and rarity. It was both reviewed by [[The Angry Video Game Nerd]] on April 30 and June 9, 2010.
 
'''Action 52''' is a unlicensed video game developed by Active Enterprises in September 1991 for the [[Nintendo Entertainment System|NES]] and in May 1993 for the [[Sega Genesis]]. The [[Super Nintendo]] version wasn't released. It initially retailed for the comparatively high price of US$199 (or "less than $4 for each game") and became notorious among gamers for the abysmal quality of its games. Many video game collectors value ''Action 52'' for its notoriety and rarity. It was both reviewed by [[The Angry Video Game Nerd]] on April 30 and June 9, 2010.
   
== List of games ==
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==List of games==
=== NES ===
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===NES===
# Fire Breathers:
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# ''Fire Breathers:''
# Star Evil
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# ''Star Evil''
# Illuminator
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# ''Illuminator''
# G-Force Fighters
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# ''G-Force Fighters''
# Ooze^
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# ''Ooze^''
# Silver Sword
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# ''Silver Sword''
# Critical Bypass
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# ''Critical Bypass''
# Jupiter Scope
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# ''Jupiter Scope''
# Alfredo and The Fettucini*
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# ''Alfredo and The Fettucini*''
# Operation Full-Moon
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# ''Operation Full-Moon''
# Dam Busters
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# ''Dam Busters''
# Thrusters
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# ''Thrusters''
# Haunted Halls of Wentworth
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# ''Haunted Halls of Wentworth''
# Chill Out
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# ''Chill Out''
# Sharks
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# ''Sharks''
# Megalonia
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# ''Megalonia''
# French Baker
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# ''French Baker''
# Atmos Quake
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# ''Atmos Quake''
# Meong
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# ''Meong''
# Space Dreams
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# ''Space Dreams''
# Streemerz^
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# ''Streemerz^''
# Spread-Fire
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# ''Spread-Fire''
# Bubblegum Rosie
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# ''Bubblegum Rosie''
# Micro-Mike
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# ''Micro-Mike''
# Underground
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# ''Underground''
# Rocket Jockey
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# ''Rocket Jockey''
# Non Human
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# ''Non Human''
# Cry Baby
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# ''Cry Baby''
# Slashers
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# ''Slashers''
# Crazy Shuffle
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# ''Crazy Shuffle''
# Fuzz Power
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# ''Fuzz Power''
# Shooting Gallery
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# ''Shooting Gallery''
# Lollipops
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# ''Lollipops''
# Evil Empire
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# ''Evil Empire''
# Sombreros
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# ''Sombreros''
# Storm Over the Desert
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# ''Storm Over the Desert''
# Mash Man
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# ''Mash Man''
# They Came...
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# ''They Came...''
# Lazer League
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# ''Lazer League''
# Billy-Bob
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# ''Billy-Bob''
# City of Doom
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# ''City of Doom''
# Bits and Pieces
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# ''Bits and Pieces''
# Beeps and Blips
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# ''Beeps and Blips''
# Manchester Beat
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# ''Manchester Beat''
# The Boss
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# ''The Boss''
# Dedant
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# ''Dedant''
# Hambo's Adventures
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# ''Hambo's Adventures''
# Time Warp Tickers
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# ''Time Warp Tickers''
# Jigsaw*
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# ''Jigsaw*''
# Ninja Assault
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# ''Ninja Assault''
# Robbie and the Robots
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# ''Robbie and the Robots''
# The Cheetahmen
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# ''The Cheetahmen''
   
 
=== Sega Genesis ===
 
=== Sega Genesis ===
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Released on the ''Action 52'' NES and Genesis cartridges, ''The Cheetahmen'' was Active Enterprises' attempt to compete with the success of franchises such as Battletoads and [[Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]. The ''Action 52'' cartridge came with a twelve-page comic book providing the Cheetahmen's backstory.
 
Released on the ''Action 52'' NES and Genesis cartridges, ''The Cheetahmen'' was Active Enterprises' attempt to compete with the success of franchises such as Battletoads and [[Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]. The ''Action 52'' cartridge came with a twelve-page comic book providing the Cheetahmen's backstory.
   
=== Cheetahmen II ===
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== Cheetahmen II ==
 
The game was never released in North America. however, in 1996, 1,500 copies of the game were located in a warehouse, and eventually put on sale on the secondary market.
 
The game was never released in North America. however, in 1996, 1,500 copies of the game were located in a warehouse, and eventually put on sale on the secondary market.
   

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Action 52 is a unlicensed video game developed by Active Enterprises in September 1991 for the NES and in May 1993 for the Sega Genesis. The Super Nintendo version wasn't released. It initially retailed for the comparatively high price of US$199 (or "less than $4 for each game") and became notorious among gamers for the abysmal quality of its games. Many video game collectors value Action 52 for its notoriety and rarity. It was both reviewed by The Angry Video Game Nerd on April 30 and June 9, 2010.

List of games

NES

  1. Fire Breathers:
  2. Star Evil
  3. Illuminator
  4. G-Force Fighters
  5. Ooze^
  6. Silver Sword
  7. Critical Bypass
  8. Jupiter Scope
  9. Alfredo and The Fettucini*
  10. Operation Full-Moon
  11. Dam Busters
  12. Thrusters
  13. Haunted Halls of Wentworth
  14. Chill Out
  15. Sharks
  16. Megalonia
  17. French Baker
  18. Atmos Quake
  19. Meong
  20. Space Dreams
  21. Streemerz^
  22. Spread-Fire
  23. Bubblegum Rosie
  24. Micro-Mike
  25. Underground
  26. Rocket Jockey
  27. Non Human
  28. Cry Baby
  29. Slashers
  30. Crazy Shuffle
  31. Fuzz Power
  32. Shooting Gallery
  33. Lollipops
  34. Evil Empire
  35. Sombreros
  36. Storm Over the Desert
  37. Mash Man
  38. They Came...
  39. Lazer League
  40. Billy-Bob
  41. City of Doom
  42. Bits and Pieces
  43. Beeps and Blips
  44. Manchester Beat
  45. The Boss
  46. Dedant
  47. Hambo's Adventures
  48. Time Warp Tickers
  49. Jigsaw*
  50. Ninja Assault
  51. Robbie and the Robots
  52. The Cheetahmen

Sega Genesis

  1. Bonkers
  2. Darksyne
  3. Dyno Tennis
  4. Ooze
  5. Star Ball
  6. Sidewinder
  7. Daytona
  8. 15 Puzzle
  9. Sketch
  10. Star Duel
  11. Haunted Hill
  12. Alfredo
  13. The Cheetahmen
  14. Skirmish
  15. Depth Charge
  16. Minds Eye
  17. Alien Attack
  18. Billy Bob
  19. Sharks
  20. Knockout
  21. Intruder
  22. Echo
  23. Freeway
  24. Mousetrap
  25. Ninja
  26. Slalom
  27. Dauntless
  28. Force One
  29. Spidey
  30. Appleseed
  31. Skater
  32. Sunday Drive
  33. Star Evil
  34. Air Command
  35. Shootout
  36. Bombs Away
  37. Speed Boat
  38. Dedant
  39. G Fighter
  40. Man At Arms
  41. Norman
  42. Armor Battle
  43. Magic Bean
  44. Apache
  45. Paratrooper
  46. Sky Avenger
  47. Sharpshooter
  48. Meteor
  49. Black Hole
  50. The Boss
  51. First Game (known as pong)
  52. Challenge

Cheetahmen

Released on the Action 52 NES and Genesis cartridges, The Cheetahmen was Active Enterprises' attempt to compete with the success of franchises such as Battletoads and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Action 52 cartridge came with a twelve-page comic book providing the Cheetahmen's backstory.

Cheetahmen II

The game was never released in North America. however, in 1996, 1,500 copies of the game were located in a warehouse, and eventually put on sale on the secondary market.

See also

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