Varia Metal

A 23-year-old Arcade Video Game by Excellent System

Varia Metal screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): vmetal vmetaln


Varia Metal © 1995 Excellent System.


Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)
Sound Chips : OKI6295 (@ 10 Khz), ES8712 (@ 12 Khz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3


Varia Metal was released in April 1995 in Japan.

Licensed to New Way Trading for manufacture and distribution.

Varia Metal was supposed to be released in Japan but the game was much worse than the other shoot-em-ups. So, only prototype of the game were available in Japan.


The Japanese prototype has Japanese voices and storyline.


Programmers : K Ishiguri, F Satou, Unko
Producers : T Yamanaka, D Yamada, K Osabe
Graphic designers : T Yamanaka, S Iwaya, T Kanou, D Yamada, M Tezuka
Sound : T Inoue

Game's ROM.