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mp_sor2: MAME ROM Information.


Streets of Rage 2 [Mega-Play 05] (c) 1993 Sega.

One year after defeating the evil crime syndicate led by Mr. X, things have gone well for the city. but now Mr. X has returned and as if things couldn't get any worse, he sent some of his goons to kidnap Adam Hunter. Now it's up to Axel Stone and Blaze Fielding to take the city back to it's good citizens, but this time they're not alone, because joining them is a pro wrestler who's a friend of Axel called Max Thunder, and Adam's little brother : Eddie 'Skate' Hunter. These 4 will do their best to end the syndicate's new reign of terror, and bring peace to the Streets of Rage.


Sega Mega Play hardware

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 7.670442 Mhz), (2x) Z80 (@ 3.57954 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM3438 (@ 7.670442 Mhz), (2x) SN76496 (@ 3.57954 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 96

Players : 2

Control : 8-way Joystick

Buttons : 3

=> [A] Attack, [B] Jump, [C] Special Attack


This game is known in Japan as 'Bare Knuckle II - Shitouhe no Chinkonka' (translates from Japanese as 'Bare Knuckle II - Death Struggle Requiem').

In an early beta version of the game, Axel's super moves feature an uppercut attack and a spinning roundhouse kick that is strikingly similar to that of Ken and Ryu from Capcom's "Street Fighter" series.

Official Sega Mega-Play releases list :

[Mega-Play 01] Sonic The Hedgehog

[Mega-Play 02] Golden Axe II

[Mega-Play 03] Grand Slam - The Tennis Tournament

[Mega-Play 04] Tecmo World Cup

[Mega-Play 05] Streets Of Rage 2

[Mega-Play 06] Bio-Hazard Battle

[Mega-Play 07] Sonic The Hedgehog 2

[Mega-Play 08] ???

[Mega-Play 09] Shinobi III - Return of the Ninja Master

[Mega-Play 10] ???

[Mega-Play 11] Mazin Wars

[Mega-Play ??] Columns III - Revenge of Columns

[Mega-Play ??] Gunstar Heroes


This Mega Play version has a higher level of difficulty than the original, you cannot receive any extra lives through points, and all 1ups are replaced by money bags worth 1000 points.


Rear attack : press button-A and button-B simultaneously.


1. Streets of Rage (1991, Sega Mega Drive)

2. Streets of Rage 2 (1992, Sega Mega Drive)

3. Streets of Rage 3 (1994, Sega Mega Drive)


Music composed by : Yuzo Koshiro


* Consoles :

Sony Playstation 2 (2005, "Sonic Gem Collection")

Nintendo GameCube (2005, "Sonic Gem Collection")

Nintendo Wii (2007, "Virtual Console")

Microsoft XBOX 360 (2007, "Xbox Live Arcade")

* Notes : The Japanese version of "Sonic Gem Collection" features the entire Streets of Rage trilogy as a bonus. In the western versions, these were removed so that the ESRB rating could be lowered.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.95 [Guru]


- mp_sor2: Some SFX (punch whiff, jump and "GO" arrow) are broken. LastNinja2 (ID 04205)


- 0.95u1: Changed 'Time' and 'Level' dipswitches to 'Lives' and 'Difficulty'.

- 0.95: Guru added Streets of Rage II (Mega Play) (Sega 1993). May crash due to poor genesis emulation.

- 27th March 2005: Guru - Nothing spectacular to report, I've just dumped the Sega MegaPlay carts: Bio Hazard Battle and Streets of Rage 2.


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Romset: 2080 kb / 2 files / 992.5 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="mp_sor2" sourcefile="megaplay.c" romof="megaplay">
              <description>Streets of Rage II (Mega Play)</description>
              <biosset name="ver1" description="Megaplay Bios (Ver. 1)" default="yes"/>
              <biosset name="ver2" description="Megaplay Bios (Ver. 2)"/>
              <rom name="ep15294.ic2" merge="ep15294.ic2" bios="ver1" size="131072" crc="aa8dc2d8" sha1="96771ad7b79dc9c83a1594243250d65052d23176" region="mtbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="epr-a15294.ic2" merge="epr-a15294.ic2" bios="ver2" size="131072" crc="f97c68aa" sha1="bcabc879950bca1ced11c550a484e697ec5706b2" region="mtbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15425.ic1" size="2097152" crc="cd6376af" sha1="57ec210975e40505649f152b60ef54f99da31f0e" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="epr-15175-05.ic2" size="32768" crc="1df5347c" sha1="faced2e875e1914392f61577b5256d006eebeef9" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="7670453"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="genesis_snd_z80" name="Z80" clock="3579545"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="mtbios" name="Z80" clock="3579540"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2612" clock="7670453"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="snsnd" name="SEGA VDP PSG" clock="3579545"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="sn2" name="SN76496" clock="3579540"/>
              <display tag="megadriv" type="raster" rotate="0" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="4" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin slot 1" tag="DSW0" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="7"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="9"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 coins/1 credit - 5 coins/3 credits - 6 coins/4 credits" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 coins/1 credit - 4 coins/3 credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="15" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 coin/1 credit - 5 coins/6 credits" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 coin/1 credit - 4 coins/5 credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 coin/1 credit - 2 coins/3 credits" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin slot 2" tag="DSW0" mask="240">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="112"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 coins/1 credit - 5 coins/3 credits - 6 coins/4 credits" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 coins/1 credit - 4 coins/3 credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="240" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="176"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 coin/1 credit - 5 coins/6 credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 coin/1 credit - 4 coins/5 credits" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 coin/1 credit - 2 coins/3 credits" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name=" 1 coin/1 credit" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW1" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW1" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="12" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="512"/>

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