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doa2: MAME ROM Information.


Dead or Alive 2 (c) 1999 Tecmo.

A brilliant 3-D fighting game from Tecmo. The gameplay is similar to its predecessor, but now has new additions such as multi-tiered arenas and tag-team matches.


Sega Naomi hardware

CPU : Hitachi SH-4 32-bit RISC CPU (200 MHz 360 MIPS / 1.4 GFLOPS)

Graphic Engine : PowerVR (PVR2DC)

Sound Engine : ARM7 Yamaha AICA 45 MHZ


Released in October 1999.

Wake Up released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Dead or Alive 2 Original Sound Trax - KWCD-1001) on 12/01/2000.

An other soundtrack album was released by Wake Up for the Playstation 2 version of the game (Dead or Alive 2 Original Sound Trax PlayStation 2 Version - KWCD-1004) on 21/05/2000.


* Replay Rewind: Pressing Free+Kick during the 'KO' sequence will allow you to rewind the replay sequence with the Punch button.

* High School Uniforms: Insert a coin. Hold down the Punch & Kick buttons. Press Start while holding down Punch & Kick. You can now select the Japanese High School Uniforms for Kasumi and Ayane!

* Select Win Pose : Holding Punch+Kick, Free+Punch, or Free+Kick during the replay will allow you to select your win pose.

* Controlling camera during win pose: After winning a bout in either Single or Time Attack mode, hold down Punch after the replay finishes. You will then be able to move the camera around using the stick. Keep holding down Punch while moving the stick. Free will zoom into your fighter, while Kick will zoom out. The only limitations to camera movement are that you cannot look directly above or below your fighter.

* Operator's Password - Tag Mode:

1) Choose "Password" by 1P then press 1P F button in the test menu

2) Select "Tag Battle Mode"

3) Input "LOVE?" then press 1P F button

* Operator's Password - Survival Mode:

1) Choose "Password" by 1P then press 1P F button in the test menu

2) Select "Survival Mode"

3) Input "MIRAI" then press 1P F button


1. Dead or Alive (1996)

2. Dead or Alive ++ (1998)

3. Dead or Alive 2 (1999)

4. Dead or Alive 2 Millennium (2000)

5. Dead or Alive 3 (2001, Microsoft XBOX)

6. Dead or Alive 4 (2005, Microsoft XBOX 360)


* Consoles :

Sega Dreamcast (2000)

Sega Dreamcast (2000, "Dead Or Alive 2 Limited Edition)

Sony PlayStation 2 (2000, "Dead Or Alive 2 Hardcore")

Microsoft XBOX (2004, "Dead or Alive Ultimate")


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.114u1 [Guru]


- 0.143u4: Added doa2-key.bin rom.

- 0.141u3: Removed all naomibd_prot roms.

- 22nd April 2010: Angelo Salese - It looks like that the recent fixes also allows Dead or Alive 2 to boot too. EDIT: Dead or Alive 2 Millenium version works too.

- 0.133: Deunan Knute and R. Belmont added protection data and real dumped cartridge X76F100 data for Dead or Alive 2 and clone Dead or Alive 2 Millennium.

- 0.127: Guru added correct CRCs/SHA1 for Dead or Alive 2. Fixed rom names.

- 15th August 2008: Guru - I recently dumped DOA2 NAOMI cart.

- 0.114u1: Guru added Dead or Alive 2 (JPN, USA, EXP, KOR, AUS) (Tecmo 1999) and clone Dead or Alive 2 Millennium (JPN, USA, EXP, KOR, AUS).

- 25th March 2004: Guru - Dead Or Alive 2 Millenium (Tecmo 2000, Sega NAOMI cart) arrived from Brian Troha.

Other Emulators:

* Demul

* Makaron

* nullDC

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Romset: 176129 kb / 24 files / zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="doa2" sourcefile="naomi.c" romof="naomi">
              <description>Dead or Alive 2 (JPN, USA, EXP, KOR, AUS)</description>
              <biosset name="bios0" description="epr-21576h (Japan)" default="yes"/>
              <biosset name="bios1" description="epr-21576g (Japan)"/>
              <biosset name="bios2" description="epr-21576e (Japan)"/>
              <biosset name="bios3" description="epr-21576d (Japan)"/>
              <biosset name="bios4" description="epr-21576b (Japan)"/>
              <biosset name="bios5" description="epr-21576a (Japan)"/>
              <biosset name="bios6" description="epr-21576 (Japan)"/>
              <biosset name="bios7" description="epr-21578h (Export)"/>
              <biosset name="bios8" description="epr-21578g (Export)"/>
              <biosset name="bios9" description="epr-21578e (Export)"/>
              <biosset name="bios10" description="epr-21578d (Export)"/>
              <biosset name="bios11" description="epr-21578b (Export)"/>
              <biosset name="bios12" description="epr-21577h (USA)"/>
              <biosset name="bios13" description="epr-21577g (USA)"/>
              <biosset name="bios14" description="epr-21577e (USA)"/>
              <biosset name="bios15" description="epr-21577d (USA)"/>
              <biosset name="bios16" description="epr-21579d (Korea)"/>
              <biosset name="bios17" description="epr-21579 (Korea)"/>
              <biosset name="bios18" description="Naomi Dev BIOS"/>
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              <rom name="epr-21579.ic27" merge="epr-21579.ic27" bios="bios17" size="2097152" crc="71f9c918" sha1="d15af8b947f41eea7c203b565cd403e3f37a2017" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
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              <rom name="main_eeprom.bin" merge="main_eeprom.bin" size="128" crc="fea29cbb" sha1="4099f1747aafa07db34f6e072cd9bfaa83bae10e" region="main_eeprom" offset="0"/>
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              <rom name="doa2-key.bin" size="4" crc="43f97c96" sha1="7d1e6fcca3ca936f33d59d57834c3e4ff74f587d" region="rom_key" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="841-0003.sf" size="132" crc="3a119a17" sha1="d37a092cca7c9cfc5f2637b355af90a65d04013e" region="naomibd_eeprom" offset="0"/>
              <device_ref name="mie"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="SH-4" clock="200000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="soundcpu" name="ARM7" clock="2822400"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="mie_maple:mie" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="aica" name="AICA"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="640" height="480" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="6" coins="2" service="yes" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Monitor" tag="MIE:5" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="31 kHz" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="15 kHz" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="MIE:5" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="MIE:5" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="MIE:5" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bilinear Filtering" tag="MAMEDEBUG" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="1"/>
              <dipswitch name="Disable Render Calls" tag="MAMEDEBUG" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="2"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="preliminary" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="imperfect" protection="preliminary" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="4096"/>

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