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Power Stone
Publisher: Capcom, Eidos (EU)
Developer:
System(s): Sega NAOMI, Sega Dreamcast
Peripherals supported:
Sega Dreamcast
Dreamcast VGA Box, Dreamcast Jump Pack, Dreamcast Arcade Stick, Visual Memory Unit
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Arcade
JP
1999-02Media:DCM_JP_20000526_2000-18.pdf[1] ¥?  ?
Arcade
World
1999 841-0001C


Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥5,800 T-1201M
Sega Dreamcast
US
$? T-1201N
Sega Dreamcast
UK
£39.99[3] T-36801D-50
Sega Dreamcast
FR
?F T-36801D-50
Sega Dreamcast
DE
DM ? T-36801D-50
Sega Dreamcast
ES
8.490[5]Ptas T-36801D-50
Sega Dreamcast
UK/ES/IT
39.99[3] ? T-36801D-61
Sega Dreamcast
UK/FR/DE
39.99[3] ? T-36801D-64
Sega Dreamcast
AU
$99.95[6] ?



Power Stone (パワーストーン) is a 3D fighting game developed by Capcom for Sega NAOMI hardware in 1999. It was also one of the first releases for the Sega Dreamcast, coming to the console later in the year.

Gameplay

The game is a two-player top-down fighting game, where players can use special attacks and utilize objects to beat their opponents. The levels also spawn "Power Stones", which can significantly boost the player's performance if collected.

History

Legacy

Power Stone was followed by a sequel, Power Stone 2, and both games have were re-released as part of the PlayStation Portable compilation Power Stone Collection.

Production credits

  • Director: Tatsuya Nakae, Hideaki Itsuno
  • Planner: Takeshi Shimono, Tomoaki Tsuji, Koji Shimizu
  • Programming: Yoshiyuki Ishikawa, Yukikaze Okagawa, Masakazu Matsushita, Hitoshi Yokota, Soji Seta, Motsu, Teruaki Hirokado, Kaw・Tld
  • Omake Game: Omake No1, Omake No2
  • Modeling Design: Masao Sakurai, Satomi Tsubota, Ban, S・Sakashita, Yuesuke, Takayuki Kosaka, Syuuhei, Yaccoys・Dekao, Huangcheng, Emiko Watanabe
  • Motion Design: Hidetoshi Kai, Shinya Kitamura, Tsunenori Shirahama, H.Tsuru, Naoki Fukushima, Masayuki Maeda 03, N.Fujisawa, Kako, Yoshiko Tanida, Yoko Yamane
  • Stage Design: Shinya Kuwajima!!, Takashi Fujiwara, Saru, Goro Suzuki 1998, Kouji Yamamoto, Kenji Kushiro, Akio Kamiji
  • Effect Design: Daisuke,, Yoshio, Koji・Sugimine
  • Music Composer: Tetsuya Shibata
  • Sound Engineer: Wataru Hachisako, Hiroshi Ohno
  • Mixing Engineer: Kazuya Takimoto
  • Character Design: Akiman, Hideki
  • Original Artwork: Wsu
  • Title Logo Design: Shoei
  • Instruction Card: Sakomizu, Togatti
  • Voice Actor: Sayaka Aida, Takeshi Aono, Yousuke Akimoto, Jurouta Kosugi, Masashi Sugawara, Wataru Takagi, Atsushi Tanaka, Hikari Tachibana, Sakiko Tamagawa, Ryo Horikawa
  • Special Thanks: Shin., Tom Shiraiwa, Manatie, H.Watanabe, Steve Lee, Mikky, Erik Suzuki, Dan Okada, Chris Tang, Hiroshi Terada
  • Producer: Takeshi Tezuka
  • General Producer: Noritaka Funamizu
  • Executive Producer: Yoshiki Okamoto
  • And: All Capcom Staff
  • Presented by: Capcom


Magazine articles

Main article: Power Stone/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

NAOMI version

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PowerStone Arcade EU Flyer.pdf

PDF
EU flyer

Dreamcast version

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ODCM US 01.pdfODCM US 01.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Official Dreamcast Magazine (US) #1: "September 1999" (1999-08-24)
also published in:
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DCM JP 19990305 1999-08.pdfDCM JP 19990305 1999-08.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #14: "1999-08 (1999-03-05)" (1999-02-19)
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DCM JP 19990312 1999-09.pdfDCM JP 19990312 1999-09.pdfDCM JP 19990312 1999-09.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #15: "1999-09 (1999-03-12)" (1999-02-26)
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DCUK 01.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
DC-UK (UK) #1: "September 1999" (1999-xx-xx)
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DCUK 02.pdfDCUK 02.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
DC-UK (UK) #2: "October 1999" (1999-09-29)
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DCUK 03.pdfDCUK 03.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
DC-UK (UK) #3: "November 1999" (1999-10-26)
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CVG UK 216.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Computer & Video Games (UK) #216: "November 1999" (1999-10-13)
also published in:
  • Computer & Video Games (UK) #217: "December 1999" (1999-11-xx)[8]
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DLMO FR 02.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel (FR) #2: "Décembre 1999/Janvier 2000" (1999-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Player One (FR) #104: "Janvier 2000" (xxxx-xx-xx)[9]

Physical scans

NAOMI version

NAOMI, JP
Power Stone NAOMI JP Cart Front.jpg
Cart
Power Stone NAOMI JP Cart Back.jpg
Cart

Dreamcast version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
100 №6, p116/117[10]
100 №12, p78/79[11]
93 №93, p90/91
100 №215, p66/67[12]
90 №2, p11-15[13]
80 №1, p72/73[14]
80 №1999-08, p18Media:DCM_JP_19990305_1999-08.pdf[15]
86 №, p34[16]
92 №1, p74-76[14]
90 №70, p70/71[17]
85 №533, p35
91
89 №1999-05, p44/45[18]
88 №1999-11, p102[19]
100
85 №5/99, p43[20]
83 №101, p78-80[21]
80 №1, p42[5]
100 №4/99, p32/33[22]
85 №10/99 Supplement, p5[23]
Sega Dreamcast
90
Based on
20 reviews

Dreamcast, US
PowerStone DC US Box Back.jpgPowerStone DC US Box Front.jpg
Cover
PowerStone DC US Disc.jpg
Disc
PowerStoneDCUSInlay.jpg
Inlay
Dreamcast, UK/FR/DE
Powerstone dc enfrde backcover.jpgPowerStone DC EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
PowerStone DC EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Dreamcast, UK/IT/ES
Powerstone dc enites backcover.jpgPowerStone DC EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
PowerStone DC EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Dreamcast, JP
Powerstone dc jp backcover.jpgPowerstone dc jp frontcover.jpg
Cover
PowerStone DC JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
Powerstone dc jp disc.png
Disc
Power Stone DC JP Manual.pdf
Manual

External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): Dreamcast

References