Lost In Translation/Mega Man - The Power Battle

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Mega Man
The Power Battle
Mega Man marquee.
No screen shot.
Mega Man control panel.
Manufacturer Capcom
Released 1995
8-way Joystick
3 Button(s)
Main CPU 68000 (@ 10.000 MHz)
Z80 (@ 3.580 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
YM2151 (@ 3.580 MHz)
OKI6295 (@ 1.000 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
384 x 224 pixels
60.00 Hz
4,096 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 22 ROMs
10,354,688 bytes (9.88 MiB)
MAME ID megaman · rockmanj

About The Game

Mega Man - The Power Battle is an arcade video game.

Have you ever pictured a Mega Man game that allows to skip all the platform elements and just grapple against the bosses? That's pretty much the main idea in this game! Choose from Megaman, Protoman or Bass and battle against classic bosses in the series. You have to fight a total of 18 Robot Masters, taken from the first 7 Megaman games from the Nintendo Famicom. Features great 2-D graphics, solid control, and a nice use of strategy (since the right order of weapons will rid you of specific enemies in no time!).


Released in October 1995 in Japan.

This was never released in the US or Europe, although it has been imported there, so there's only the Japanese version and the Asian version. Known in Japan as "Rockman - The Power Battle".

Sony Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Rockman - The Power Battle : Arcade Gametrack - SRCL-3451) on 01/12/1995.


The Asian version has English text and character names, but doesn't have the voice samples the Japanese version has.

The US version has the 'Winners Don't Use Drugs' screen.

Tips and tricks

  • Easter Egg : sometimes when you fight Shade Man, the background music is a version of the theme song from the "Ghosts n' Goblins" series. This seems to happen at random.


  1. Mega Man - The Power Battle (1995)
  2. Mega Man 2 - The Power Fighters (1996)


Ohko 25th
Zanzo, (^_^")
Teruaki Hirokado
Giu Chan
Object Designers
K. Tokunaga
Top Joy
Eizi Murabayashi
Jun Ikawa
Koga. M
Zephyr Sakuno

Cabinet and Artwork


SNK Neo-Geo Pocket Color ("Rockman - Battle & Fighters")
Nintendo GameCube (2004, "Mega Man Anniversary Collection")
Sony PlayStation 2 (2004, "Mega Man Anniversary Collection")
Microsoft XBOX (2005, "Mega Man Anniversary Collection")

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
Capcom Music Generation Family Computer Soundtracks Rockman 1~6 CPCA-1064~6[1] 2002-09-20 Suleputer 3 CD version.
Capcom Drama Series Rockman In the Nick of Time CPCA-1057[2] 2002-06-19 Suleputer CD version.
Capcom Game Music VOL.2 28XA-203[3] 1988-03-25 Alfa Records CD version.
Capcom Game Music VOL.2 ALC-22923[4] 1988-03-25 Alfa Records Cassette version.
Capcom Game Music VOL.2 ALR-22923[5] 1988-03-25 Alfa Records Vinyl version.
Capcom Game Music VOL.2 SCDC-00195[6] 2002-07-24 Alfa Records CD version.
ROCKMAN Arrange Version - ROCKMAN SPECIAL CD Vol.2 CAPCOM-005[7] 1993-01-01 Capcom CD version.
Capcom Sound Series CD Drama "Rockman in the Nick of Time" SRCL-3127[8] 1995-03-08 Sony Records CD version.
20th Anniversary Rockman 1~6 Rock Arrange Ver. KDSD-00173[9] 2007-12-05 Team Entertainment Inc. CD version.
20th Anniversary Rockman 1~6 Techno Arrange Ver. KDSD-00174[10] 2007-12-19 Team Entertainment Inc. CD version.
Mega Man - Mega Man ARC 311[11] 1996-01-01 Floto Musikverlag - Arabella Musikverlag / Edition Kosmo / Musik Edtition Discoton CD version.
Mega Man Dance 8800573[12] 1996-03-01 Arcade Music Company 2 CD version.
Mega Man 82890-2[13] 1996-04-09 Atlantic Records CD version.
Head That Way... / MEYOU AVDD-20030[14] 1992-09-17 avex mode CD version.
Capcom Music Collection Vol. 0 CPCA-10211[15] 2009-10-01 Suleputer CD version.
Chiptuned Rockman INTIR-015[16] 2009-10-15 Inti Creates CD version.
Mega Man - Mega Man 8812514[17] 1996-01-01 Floto Musikverlag - Arabella Musikverlag / Edition Kosmo / Musik Edtition Discoton Vinyl version.


The contents of this page are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
The sources used include MAME (version 0.113u2) and history.dat (revision 1.28 - 2008-10-18).
Please see http://www.arcade-history.com for credits.