Powered Gear - Strategic Variant Armor Equipment [Green Board]

The Capcom CPS-II Cart. by Capcom

Powered Gear - Strategic Variant Armor Equipment [Green Board] screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): pgear pgearr1


[ARCADE] Capcom CPS-II Cart.

Powered Gear - Strategic Variant Armor Equipment © 1994 Capcom Company, Limited.

An up-to-3-player side-scrolling beat'em up game where four selectable mechs and their respective pilots try to save Earth from battle with a sister planet's renegade army. Parts of destroyed mechs can be outfitted onto your mech to create interesting and deadly combinations.


Runs on the "CP System II" hardware.
Green Board [Japan]

Players: Up to 3.
Control: 8-way joystick per player.
Buttons: 3 per player.
=> [1] Arm attack, [2] Jump, [3] Weapon attack


Powered Gear - Strategic Variant Armor Equipment was released on September 16, 1994 in Japan. It was known as the 7th CPS-II game.

This game is known outside Japan as "Armored Warriors". Here is a list of known export releases:
"Armored Warriors [Blue Board]"
"Armored Warriors [Grey Board]"

Sony Music Works released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Powered Gear Arcade Game Track - SRCL-3089) on December 1, 1994.


Green Board releases :

* Build date : 940916

* Build date : 941024


* Selecting Joint Parts : While the demo appears for joint machine, the player who gets the radio machine must enter the following keys...
Beta-Cannon - Hold Up.
Gamma-Battler - Hold Left or Right.
Alpha-Fortress - Hold Down.

* Selecting Parts : At the stage title screen, hold B+C (over 1 sec.) and then enter the following keys...
Bomber - Leftup
Death Drill - Up
Missile - Rightup
Laser blade - Left
Force claw - Right
Flame - Leftdown
Chain spark - Down
Laser - Rightdown

Note : You can select both the arm and the sub weapon at the same time, but, if you enter codes for arm or sub weapon twice only the later code will work.


1. Powered Gear - Strategic Variant Armor Equipment [Green Board] (1994)
2. Cyberbots - Fullmetal Madness (1995)

Game's ROM.