Armored Core (Jul 3, 1997 prototype)

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Armored Core (Jul 3, 1997 prototype)
Build date Jul 3, 1997 22:40:54
Build name Preview
Dump status Released, redump needed
Released by Hidden Palace
File release date April 17, 2021
Origin CD-R
Lot Project Deluge
Labels Armored Core Preview Only 7-3-97
Dump method PLEXTOR DVDR PX-716UF 1.11 03/23/07 15:10 (CloneCD)
Game Armored Core
System PlayStation
Genre Vehicular Combat
Final build JP Jun 3, 1997
EU May 28, 1998
US Sep 21, 1997
Release date JP Jul 10, 1997
EU May 28, 1998
US Oct 31, 1997
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A prototype of Armored Core for the PlayStation.

Notes

  • Plextor drive dumped the disc in scrambled mode. Converted to RAW in ISOBuster
  • Compiled around a month after the initial Japanese retail version.
  • Localization intermediate.
  • After the startup loading screen, instead of displaying the Agetec logo, it shows "SCEA Presents"
  • Title screen is missing the copyright/trademark information
  • In the main menu, VS Mode shows "(Remote)"
  • In-game voice overs are still in Japanese
  • Miscellaneous Notes:
    • Game is emulatable: Yes (as of April 17, 2021).
    • Game contains dongle protection: No.
    • Game contains debugging symbols: N/A
    • Dump was originally scrambled: Yes

Screenshots

Origin

Files

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PSX - Armored Core Preview Only 7-3-97.cue File 2021-04-03 17:16:39 102 bytes d8b025a94da5864ef76060e7a99449ba130a5464
PSX - Armored Core Preview Only 7-3-97.ccd File 2021-04-03 17:35:17 773 bytes ebd9af02c50d2132f248b74b3ee6b8f8e9232278
PSX - Armored Core Preview Only 7-3-97.sub File 2020-12-12 05:43:46 20.5 MB 450d8d676070ca5ed16e4f2c0884af0c77bc1204
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Acknowledgments

A huge thanks to Iniche for doing the initial research on this prototype!

See also