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Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters (USA 960708)


Mega Man 2 - The Power Fighters (c) 07/1996 Capcom.


Building upon the previous game, you must battle Dr. Wily's evil robot criminals with the help of Megaman, Protoman, Bass & Duo. Features cool 2-D graphics and the same tried & true Megaman controls. Pay attention to Dr. Light's advice and you may reach Dr. Wily's fortress and come out victorious!


- TECHNICAL -


Capcom Play System II hardware (CPS II)

Game ID : CP-S II No. 17


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 : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


- TRIVIA -


This game is known in Japan as "Rockman 2 - The Power Fighters".


The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 'HKD'.


The music may seem familiar since the Japan-only Rockman Memories series uses the same music in some stages.


Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Rockman 2 - The Power Fighters : Capcom Game Soundtrack - VICL-2173) on 21/09/1996.


- UPDATES -


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


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Execute a special move by pushing UP when releasing a charged attack.


- SERIES -


1. Mega Man - The Power Battle (1995)

2. Mega Man 2 - The Power Fighters (1996)


- STAFF -


Game design : Ohko

Programmers : Teruaki Hirokado, Pon, You!

Character designers : Shinji Sakashita, Satoru Yamashita, Shinua.M, "Ba-Ji Aasuki "Runta, Dja

Scroll designers : Kisabon, Buchi, Koichi Takeda, Inoyan

Sound effects : Moe.T

Music : Yuki, Hideki Okugawa (Hideki Ok), Kadota Yuko, Masato Koda, Tatsuro Zuzuki (Tatsuro-), Syun Nishigaki, Setsuo Yamamoto

Voice actors : Hekiru Shiina, Jin Yamanoi, Koji Tobe, Takashi Nagasako, Takko Ishimori

Producer : Yoshimi Ohnishi

General producer : Noritaka Funamizu


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Nintendo GameCube (2004, "Mega Man Anniversary Collection")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2004, "Mega Man Anniversary Collection")

Microsoft XBOX (2005, "Mega Man Anniversary Collection")