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Daytona USA 2: Power Edition

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Daytona USA 2: Power Edition
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): Sega Model 3 Step 2.1
Genre: Racing































Number of players: 1-16
Release Date RRP Code
Arcade (Model 3)
JP
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Daytona USA 2 Power Edition (デイトナUSA2 パワーエディション) is an update to Daytona USA 2: Battle on the Edge, and was released for Sega Model 3 Step 2.1 hardware in 1998. Power Edition serves as an update to Battle on the Edge in a similar way to how Daytona USA: Championship Circuit Edition updates Daytona USA. It is mostly the same game, bar a new introduction, rebranding and a few additions.

The obvious change between the two versions if the beginner track's environment, which drops the concept of it being in an indoor forest and returns the setting to a open NASCAR-esque course, similar to other Daytona USA games. It also adds a fourth "challenge" track - a very long marathon race which combines the three previous courses into one. Additionally, the vehicle handling has been tweaked slightly, with the drift physics in particular receiving some changes.

It also adds a fourth "Special" car "for Hornet fans" - the Daytona USA Hornet which is the staple car of the series. The Hornet is a direct copy of the car from the first game, with the same handling characteristics.

Like Battle on the Edge, Daytona USA: Power Edition saw no home ports. However its three tracks are included as part of OutRun 2 for the Xbox.

Production credits

Programming Team
Design Team
Sound Team
Cabinet Development Team
Publicity Team
Special Thanks


Makoto OsakiNaotake NishimuraTakashi FujimuraTakashi Fujimura, Masaki KatohTetsuya Sugimoto, Takashi FujimuraTakeshi Iwasaki, Dai MatsuzakiKoki KoiwaHideki TanakaTetsuya Sugimoto, Hiroshi MasuiTakayuki KazamaHiroshi MasuiKoki KoiwaNaoaki Tasaka, Naotake NishimuraJun-ichi Yamanaka, Naoaki Tasaka, Kazufumi Ohashi, Shigetaka KyoyaShigetaka Kyoya, Jun-ichi YamanakaRingo Manabe, Naotake Nishimura, Takeshi IwasakiNaotake Nishimura, Kazufumi OhashiKazuhiro Izaki (AM11), Ringo ManabeTakenobu MitsuyoshiFumio ItoMasao YoshimotoZtton DesignAi KotaniAkira YamanakaKazuhiro Izaki, Daisuke Sato, Yukinobu Arikawa, Jun-ichi YamadaHidenori ShojiAtsushi "Sushi" Kosugi (Beat on Beat, Inc)Tatsutoshi Narita, Naoyuki Machida, Yoshitada MiyaYasuhide Takeuchi (Half HP Studio)Masahiro Nakagawa (Sega AM R,D), Bill Freeman (Sega Gameworks FL), Tomoaki Inoue (Sega AM2), Takeshi Inoue (Sega Oversea Dept.), Yuka Sadano (Sega U.S. Sales Dept.), Toshihiko Ikeda (Sega U.S. Sales Dept.)Toshihiro Nagoshi

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Magazine articles

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Promotional material

Physical scans

Model 3, JP

References



Daytona USA series of games
Arcade
Daytona USA (1994) | Daytona USA 2: Battle on the Edge (1998) | Daytona USA 2: Power Edition (1998) | Sega Racing Classic (2009) | Daytona 3 Championship USA (2016)
Sega Saturn
Daytona USA (1995) | Daytona USA: Championship Circuit Edition (1996) | Daytona USA Circuit Edition (1997) | Daytona USA: CCE Netlink Edition (1998)
Sega Dreamcast
Daytona USA 2001 (2001)
LCD handheld game
Daytona USA (199x) | Daytona USA (199x)
Windows PC
Daytona USA (1996) | Daytona USA Deluxe (1997) | Daytona USA Deluxe Special Edition (199x)
Xbox Live Arcade
PlayStation 3 PlayStation Network
Daytona USA (2011)
Daytona USA related media
Music
Daytona USA (1994) | Daytona USA Circuit Edition Original Sound Track (1997) | Daytona USA 2 Sound Tracks (1998) | Let's Go Away: The Video Game Daytona USA Anniversary Box (2009)
Book
Daytona USA Koushiki Guide Book (1994) | Daytona USA Kanzen Guide Book (1995) | Daytona USA Official Guide Book (1995) | Daytona USA Circuit Edition Hisshou Kouryaku Hou (1997) | Daytona USA Circuit Edition (1997) | Daytona USA 2 Official Guide (1998)
VHS Video
Daytona USA CGMV (199x)