Error Spotlight: Thast It!
Today the Error Spotlight is not shining on a particular game, but a specific error thast can be found on at least 33 games covering a span of 3 years, as far as I know.
The particular error is a small typo thast is in the quality assurance description on multiple Sega Saturn games.
The typos have occurred in games released in 1995,1996 and 1997. Next to the Sega seal it reads:
This official seal is your assurance thast this product meets the highest quality standards of SEGA
This misprint was first noticed on a copy of Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 in 2012, at least as far back as I can trace it:
Although it was only mentioned on this site for CrimeWave, in a posting from 2014:
After seeing both of the errors, I started to wonder just how many games this typo occurred on. So I started looking through the full Sega Saturn library, and boy did I drive myself nuts, looking through game after game, squinting at low resolution pictures searching for thast error. After spending the better part of a week of my freetime, I finally said thast it!
This error appears on the following games, although there may be more. The games are listed below:
Alone in the Dark: One-Eyed Jack's Revenge
Arcade's Greatest Hits
Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1
Bottom of the 9th
Center Ring Boxing
Corpse Killer: Graveyard Edition
In the Hunt
Last Gladiators Digital Pinball
Mega Man 8: Anniversary Collector's Edition
Minnesota Fats: Pool Legend
Mortal Kombat Trilogy
NBA Live '97
Norse by Norsewest: The return of The Lost Vikings
Space Hulk: Vengeance of the Blood Angels
Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3
World Cup Golf: Professional Edition
Please contact me if you happen to find any more games with this particular typo.