Power Stone

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Power Stone
System(s): Sega NAOMI, Sega Dreamcast
Publisher: Capcom
Sega Dreamcast
Eidos Interactive (EU)
Developer:
Peripherals supported:
Sega Dreamcast
Dreamcast VGA Box, Jump Pack, Dreamcast Arcade Stick, Visual Memory Unit
Genre: Fighting Drama/Taisen Katsugeki (対戦活劇)[1], 3D Fighting Action/3D Taisen Action (3D対戦アクション)[2], Action[3]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Arcade (NAOMI)
JP
¥? 841-0001C



















Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥5,800 (6,090)5,800e[2] T-1201M
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Dreamcast
US
T-1201N
ESRB: Teen
Sega Dreamcast
DE
T-36801D-64
USK: 12
Sega Dreamcast
ES
8,490Ptas8,490[10] T-36801D-61
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
FR
T-36801D-64
SELL: 12+
Sega Dreamcast
UK
£39.9939.99[8][9] T-36801D-64
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
ES/UK/IT
T-36801D-61
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
DE/FR/UK
T-36801D-64
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
AU
$99.9599.95[11] FPOW11DCS
OFLC: M15

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

Main article: Power Stone/Promotional material.

Physical scans

NAOMI version

NAOMI, JP
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Cart

Dreamcast version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
100 [12]
100 [13]
93 №93, p90/91
100 [14]
90 [15]
80 [16]
80 [17]
86 [18]
92 [19]
90 [20]
85 №533, p35
91
89 [21]
88 [22]
100
85 [23]
83 [24]
80 [10]
100 [25]
85 №10/99 Supplement, p5[26]
Sega Dreamcast
90
Based on
20 reviews
Dreamcast, JP
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Cover
PowerStone DC JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
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Disc
Power Stone DC JP Manual.pdf
Manual
Dreamcast, US
PowerStone DC US Box Back.jpgPowerStone DC US Box Front.jpg
Cover
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Disc
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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, AU
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Cover
PowerStone DC EU Disc.jpg
Disc

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1999-07-15 Page

External links

References

  1. File:Powerstone dc jp backcover.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 http://sega.jp/dc/981203/ (Wayback Machine: 2014-08-02 17:58)
  3. https://sega.jp/history/hard/dreamcast/software_l.html#tab01 (Wayback Machine: 2020-02-01 22:57)
  4. Dreamcast Magazine, "2000-18 (2000-05-26)" (JP; 2000-05-12), page 151
  5. Press release: 1999-09-02: Sega Dreamcast Launch Titles and Peripherals
  6. http://www.sega.com:80/sega/catalog/SegaProduct.jhtml?PRODID=247 (Wayback Machine: 2002-02-06 07:46)
  7. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 3" (UK; 1999-11-25), page 7
  8. Computer & Video Games, "October 1999" (UK; 1999-09-15), page 67
  9. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "November 1999" (UK; 1999-09-30), page 75
  10. 10.0 10.1 Revista Oficial Dreamcast, "Enero 2000" (ES; 1999-12-20), page 42
  11. Hyper, "September 1999" (AU; 1999-xx-xx), page 34
  12. Arcade, "May 1999" (UK; 1999-04-08), page 116/117 (118)
  13. Arcade, "November 1999" (UK; 1999-09-20), page 78/79 (78)
  14. Computer & Video Games, "October 1999" (UK; 1999-09-15), page 66/67 (66)
  15. DC-UK, "October 1999" (UK; 1999-09-29), page 11-15 (11)
  16. Dreamcast Monthly, "September 1999" (UK; 1999-xx-xx), page 72/73 (72)
  17. Dreamcast Magazine, "1999-08 (1999-03-05)" (JP; 1999-02-19), page 18
  18. Dorimaga, "2002-18 (2002-10-11)" (JP; 2002-09-27), page 34
  19. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 1" (UK; 1999-09-09), page 74-76 (72)
  20. Edge, "April 1999" (UK; 1999-03-23), page 70/71 (70)
  21. MAN!AC, "05/99" (DE; 1999-04-07), page 44/45 (44)
  22. MAN!AC, "11/99" (DE; 1999-10-06), page 102 (86)
  23. neXt Level, "Mai 1999" (DE; 1999-xx-xx), page 43
  24. Player One, "Octobre 1999" (FR; 1999-xx-xx), page 78-80 (78)
  25. Video Games, "4/99" (DE; xxxx-xx-xx), page 32/33 (32)
  26. File:VideoGames DE 1999-10 -Suppliment.pdf, page 5


Power Stone
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Books: Power Stone Kanzen Kouryaku Guide (1999) | Power Stone Koushiki Guide Book (1999) | Prima's Official Strategy Guide: Power Stone (1999)

Prereleases: Power Stone Tentou Taikenban (199x) | Power Stone Retail Demo Disk (xxxx)