Devil Kings (Apr 29, 2005 prototype)

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Devil Kings (Apr 29, 2005 prototype)
Build date Apr 29, 2005 12:45:54
Build name Preview E3 ver. 2005
Dump status Released, redump needed
Released by Hidden Palace
File release date March 20, 2021
Origin DVD-R
Lot Project Deluge
Labels Devil Kings Preview E3 ver 2005.04.29 Master
Dump method Memorex MRX-650LE v6 AM61 (PowerISO)
Game Devil Kings
System PlayStation 2
Genre Mosou
Final build JP Jun 10, 2005
EU Oct 29, 2005
US Aug 23, 2005
Release date JP Jul 21, 2005
EU Oct 29, 2005
US Oct 12, 2005
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A prototype of Devil Kings for the PlayStation 2.

Notes

  • The E3 titlescreen uses a different theme
  • The E3 character selection looks entirely different
  • Different HUD
  • Devil King is the only playable character
  • Devil King has slightly different animations
  • Theres only 1 playable stage
  • When starting the game it plays an Trailer
  • The E3 pause menu looks different
  • After finishing the stage the game will go back to the titlescreen
  • Character dialouge fade-ins look different
  • Mission objective UI looks different
  • Combo meters look different
  • Many sound effects are different
  • The boss character introduction looks different
  • The E3 mode can be disabled, this will make the entire game available
  • Based on an unfinished version of Sengoku Basara
  • FMVs are incomplete
  • Disabling the E3 mode will reveal that the entire game is still in japanese and pretty much just an unfinished version of Sengoku Basara
  • The mission select screen looks different when compared to Sengoku Basara
  • ELF has symbols
  • Debug functionality has been almost completley stripped
  • Miscellaneous Notes:
    • Game is emulatable (in PCSX2): Yes (as of March 17, 2021).
    • Game contains dongle protection: No.

Screenshots

Origin

Files

File Type Date Size SHA-1
PS2 - Devil Kings Preview E3 ver 2005.04.29 Master.bin File 2020-06-10 10:34:47 1.65 GB 8d3b277bf537387b79688306eca3921431f9686e
PS2 - Devil Kings Preview E3 ver 2005.04.29 Master.cue File 2020-06-10 10:13:23 116 bytes 7e9fc4b6db4200f6b1527a2346d8ca89e576c4bb
PS2 - Devil Kings Preview E3 ver 2005.04.29 Master.jpeg File 2020-06-13 12:01:21 1.57 MB 9adbc46cde8d5e9220e2feed3b65360c71b7252c

Acknowledgments

A huge thanks to Nex for doing the initial research on this prototype! And a huge thanks to the anonymous donor that allowed for this release to happen!

See also