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Armored Warriors (Euro 941024)


Armored Warriors (c) 09/1994 Capcom.


An up-to-three players side-scrolling beat'em up game where four selectable mechs and their respective pilots try to save Earth from battle with a sister planet's renegade army. Parts of destroyed mechs can be outfitted onto your mech to create interesting and deadly combinations.


- TECHNICAL -


Capcom Play System II hardware (CPS II)

Game ID : CP-S II No. 07


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 11.8 Mhz), Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Q-Sound (@ 4 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 384 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 59.63 Hz

Palette colors : 4096


Players : 3

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3

=> [1] Arm attack, [2] Jump, [3] Weapon attack


- TRIVIA -


This game is known in Japan as "Powered Gear - Strategic Variant Armor Equipment".


Sony Music Works released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Powered Gear Arcade Game Track - SRCL-3089) on 01/12/1994.


- UPDATES -


The US version is slightly different, it has the "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Selecting Joint Parts : while the demo appears for joint machine, the player who gets the radio machine must enter the following codes.

Beta-Cannon - Hold Up.

Gamma-Battler - Hold Left or Right.

Alpha-Fortress - Hold Down.


* Selecting Parts : at the stage title screen, hold B+C (over 1 sec.) and then enter the following key.

Bomber - Leftup

Death Drill - Up

Missile - Rightup

Laser blade - Left

Force claw - Right

Flame - Leftdown

Chain spark - Down

Laser - Rightdown


Note : you can select both the arm and the sub weapon at the same time, but, if you enter codes for arm or sub weapon twice only the later code will work.


- SERIES -


1. Armored Warriors (1994)

2. Cyberbots - Fullmetal Madness (1995)


- STAFF -


Planners : Kiyo, T.H.T.Fuji, Tuchihashi Bakabon

Programmers : Y. Tunazaki Forever, Hero Hero, H. HASssssY, Hamachan, Dress

Mechanical design and object : Yochabare, E. Kuratani, H. Uemura, Naoki Fujisawa, Y. Maruno, H. Yoshino, You.Ten Kozow, Igami, Nekokan, U.F.O, Naoki Fukuda, Bakky

Art designers : Matsumoto, Y. Maruyama, M. Oshino, Takuji Mishima, Saru, Kohei Akiyama

Sound composer : Takayuki Iwai (Anarchy Takapon)

Sound designer : Tomuyuki Kawakami (T.K NY)

Special advisers : Noritaka Funamizu (Poo), Shochan, Kenkn, Meshi, Furoboh

Character designer : T.O.M

AD designers : Sensei, Sakomizu

Director : Kihaji Okamoto