Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends (video game)

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Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends
Super NES cover art
Developer(s) Software Creations
Malibu (Genesis)
Publisher(s) THQ
Designer(s) Randy Platt
Bernie Whang
Terry Lloyd
Jayne Shrigley
Brian Howarth
Composer(s) SNES: Tim and Geoff Follin[1]
Platform(s) Super NES
Sega Genesis
Release date(s) Genesis
NES (Canceled)
Genre(s) Action
Mode(s) Single-player
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings SNES 62.50%
(1 reviews)

Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends is a video game based on Shining Time Station and the Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends television series released on August 2, 1993. The game was developed by Software Creations (SNES) / Malibu (Genesis) and published by THQ. It is available for the Super Nintendo and Mega Drive platforms as well as for the Nintendo Entertainment System but was canceled, however, a ROM prototype of that version circulates through the internet.


The player is popping a balloon at a railroad racing event as seen in the Genesis version.

Players control Thomas the Tank Engine as he takes special trips he has to organize: Take children to the seaside, medicine to the hospital or deliver the mail. Hazards such as dead ends, level crossings, other trains and vehicles impede the player's route.

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