- Not to be confused with the 1994/1995 Ocean Software game also titled The Flintstones.
The Flintstones (フリントストーン, "Flint Stone") is a 1993 2D platform video game based on the original series of the same name by Hanna-Barbera. It was published by Taito Corporation and released exclusively for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis. The game was published by Taito in North America and Japan while Sega distributed the game in Europe.
The Flintstones is an action game set across 24 levels. The player controls Fred, who must complete seven tasks, which include locating his daughter Pebbles, and a necklace belonging to his wife Wilma. The player is capable of jumping, and uses a club as a weapon against various enemies throughout the game.
The Flintstones received generally mixed reviews. Back in 1993, reviewers were more forgiving, with magazines like Power Unlimited giving it an 8/10, Sega Force a 7.2/10, and Mega Fun a 6.5/10. More recently, gamers have been more critical; Jeuxvideo.com awarded the game a 13/20 (6.5/10) while Sega-16.com gave the game a 5/10.