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Voltage Fighter - Gowcaizer / Choujin Gakuen Gowcaizer

| 1995
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Units produced: Technos
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(4)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: gowcaizr

Display: raster 320x224 @ 59.19Hz (59.19 pixclock)
Sound: 2 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver neodrvr.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 0; Savestate: unsupported

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Mameinfo.dat entry:
0.37b10 [Yochizo]


WIP:

- 0.147u2: hap fixed clone Omega Fighter Special. The game fails to boot or finish post. After showing bad rom errors, the game resets.

- 0.147u1: Fixed maincpu rom loading.

- 0.122u7: Fixed gfx1/2/3/4/5 rom loading.

- 0.89u3: Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 5MHz.

- 0.37b10: Yochizo added 'Omega Fighter' (UPL 1989) and clone Omega Fighter Special.

- 21st November 2000: Yochizo fixed some graphics bugs in the Omega Fighter / Atomic Robo-kid driver.

- 8th November 2000: Yochizo sent in a driver for Omega Fighter and Atomic Robo-kid.

- 25th April 1999: Dumped Omega Fighter Special.


LEVELS: 8 (restarts once)


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Romset: 2016 kb / 8 files / 457.8 zip


Credits Mameinfo and Mametesters Project Robert J. Rabgno et al.
History.dat entry:
Choujin Gakuen Gowcaizer (c) 1995 Technos.

An anime style fighting game that takes place in the Year 2010 in Tron City. In this city, there is a school for special students called the Belnar Institute. Isato Kaiza, the hero of the story, is a student at this school. He also possesses a stone called a Caizer stone which transforms him into a super human fighter named Gowcaizer. The story begins as a new student named Kyosuke Shigure arrives at the school seeking revenge against its president, a mysterious man named Olga, who seems to be bent on destroying the world. So it's up to Gowcaizer, Kyosuke, and their allies to stop him.

- TECHNICAL -

Runs on the SNK "Neo-Geo MVS" hardware.
Game ID : 094

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

[SNK MVS Neo-Geo Controls]
2 players - 4 buttons per player.
=> [Joystick] 8-way, [A] Quick punch, [B] Quick kick, [C] Strong punch, [D] Strong kick

- TRIVIA -

literally : Superman School Gowcaizer.

Choujin Gakuen Gowcaizer was released in September 1995 in Japan.

This game is known outside Japan as Voltage Fighter Gowcaizer.

A two part OAV anime based on the game was released in 1996. It was released on DVD in 1999 as a movie.

- STAFF -

Starring The Voice Talents Of : Hikaru Midorikawa, Nobuyuki Hiyama, Hiderou Isikawa, Tomo Sakurai, Ryoutarou Okiayu, Yara Yuusaku, Yuuko Nagasima, Masami Oobari, Yumi Touma, Yoshiyuki Kouno, Syou Hayami
Project Leader : Teruo Ichimura
Director And Writer : Kengo Asai
Character Designer : Masami Oobari (Studio G-1)
Character Art Director : Hideki Nakazawa
Title Designer : Seiji Tanda
Assistant Director : Junichi Arai, Norihiro Sawada
Character Action Designers and Arranges : Hiroyuki Katou, Masanori Mori, Sadayoshi Kurokawa, Syuji Wada
Enemy Algorithm Staff : Hiroyuki Katou, Masanori Mori, Nobuyuki Nakane, Tatumi Saitou, Hiroshi Satou, Sadayoshi Kurokawa
Programming Director : Nobuyuki Nakane
Programming Crew : Toshiaki Tugane, Hiroshi Satou, Masahiro Izumi, Masanori Mori
Music Composers : Chiaki Iizuka, Reiko Uehara, Kiyomi Kataoka, Kennosuke Suemura
Music Data Entry And Sound Effects : Kennosuke Suemura
Graphic Artwork Crew : Koji Ogata, Masamichi Katagiri, Tutomu Nakazawa, Hiroyuki Katou, Kunihiro Hirabayashi, Takuto Mori, Syouji Miyagi, Miyuki Yakushiji, Eiitirou Nakatu, Tuyoshi Namiki, Yaki Imagawa, Kensuke Nishi, Hideki Hoshiya, Koji Yamada, Satoshi Kazato, Kazumi Minagawa, Fujimi Oonishi, Karaage Kenzen, Chihiro Kushibe, Akiko Maruyama, Seiichirou Ishiguro, Big Bridge, Katuhiro Nakamura, Takahide Koizumi, Atushi Ikeda, JC Staff, Winz, Y.Y,B
Special Thanks To : Studio G-1, Kengo Asai, Yukinori Umetu, Tukasa Kotobuki, Ikegami Tatuya, Kazuyuki Kurata

- PORTS -

* Consoles :
SNK Neo-Geo [JP] (October 20, 1995) [Model NGH-094]
SNK Neo-Geo [US] (October 20, 1995) [Model NGH-094]
SNK Neo-Geo CD [JP] (November 24, 1995) [Model NGCD-094]
Sony PlayStation [JP] (July 17, 1997) [Model SLPS-00527]
Sony PlayStation [JP] (September 14, 2011, "PSOne Classics")

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=3087&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 1062E1 00000063 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time
00000001 1062E1 00000000 FFFFFFFF Finish this Round Now!
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 102D09 00000064 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL1
00000001 102D09 00000000 FFFFFFFF Drain All Energy Now PL1
62000001 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Character PL1 Free player selection-Use on ANY selection screen. BUT Ohga vs. Ohga doesn't work!
00010001 10464D 00000000 FFFFFFFF Gowcaizer
00010001 10464D 00000001 FFFFFFFF Captain
00010001 10464D 00000002 FFFFFFFF Karin
00010001 10464D 00000003 FFFFFFFF Fudomaru
00010001 10464D 00000004 FFFFFFFF Marion
00010001 10464D 00000005 FFFFFFFF Shaia
00010001 10464D 00000006 FFFFFFFF Shenlong
00010001 10464D 00000007 FFFFFFFF Kyosuke
00010001 10464D 00000008 FFFFFFFF Stinger
00010001 10464D 00000009 FFFFFFFF Brider
00010001 10464D 0000000A FFFFFFFF Platonic Twins
00010001 10464D 0000000B FFFFFFFF Ohga
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 1035BF 00000064 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL2
00000001 1035BF 00000000 FFFFFFFF Drain All Energy Now PL2
62000001 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Character PL2 Free player selection-Use on ANY selection screen. BUT Ohga vs. Ohga doesn't work!
00010001 10467D 00000000 FFFFFFFF Gowcaizer
00010001 10467D 00000001 FFFFFFFF Captain
00010001 10467D 00000002 FFFFFFFF Karin
00010001 10467D 00000003 FFFFFFFF Fudomaru
00010001 10467D 00000004 FFFFFFFF Marion
00010001 10467D 00000005 FFFFFFFF Shaia
00010001 10467D 00000006 FFFFFFFF Shenlong
00010001 10467D 00000007 FFFFFFFF Kyosuke
00010001 10467D 00000008 FFFFFFFF Stinger
00010001 10467D 00000009 FFFFFFFF Brider
00010001 10467D 0000000A FFFFFFFF Platonic Twins
00010001 10467D 0000000B FFFFFFFF Ohga
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
62000000 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Cartridge/NeoGeo Type Enable it DURING the neogeo bios booting sequence. If you miss the boot sequence reset and THEN enable it. The Home (NEOGEO) setting may open up other aspects of the game or it may even make the game unplayable.
00010000 10FD82 00000080 FFFFFFFF Arcade (MVS)
00010000 10FD82 00000000 FFFFFFFF Home (NEOGEO)

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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