Codex Gamicus
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The Namco System 246 is a development of the Sony PlayStation 2 technology as a basis for an arcade system board. It was released in 2001 on its first game Ridge Racer V. Like the Sega NAOMI, it is widely licensed for use by other manufacturers. Games such as Battle Gear 3 and Capcom Fighting Evolution are examples of System 246-based arcade games that are not Namco products.

Specifications[]

  • Main CPU: MIPS III R5900 Emotion Engine 128-bit RISC operating at 294 MHz
  • Sub CPU: MIPS II R3000 IOP with cache at 33 MHz (Unlike the PSXCPU)
  • System memory: 32 MB Direct Rambus
  • Graphics: "Graphics Synthesizer" operating at 150 MHz
  • Sound: "SPU2+CPU"
  • Media: CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, Hard-disk, 8MB Security Dongle

List of System 246 games[]

  • Alpine Racer 3 (Namco, 2001)
  • Battle Gear 3 (Taito, 2002)
  • Battle Gear 3 Tuned (Taito, 2003)
  • Bloody Roar 3 (Namco / 8ing / Raizing, 2000)
  • Capcom Fighting Jam / Capcom Fighting Evolution (Capcom, 2004)
  • Cobra: The Arcade (Namco, 2004)
  • Dragon Chronicles (Namco, 2002)
  • Gun Survivor 3: Dino Crisis (Namco / Capcom, 2002)
  • Fate/Unlimited Codes (Capcom / Type-Moon / Cavia / 8ing, 2008)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED: Federation Vs. Z.A.F.T. (Capcom / Banpresto, 2005)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny: Federation Vs. Z.A.F.T. II (Banpresto, 2006)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Z: AEUG Vs. Titans (Capcom / Banpresto, 2003)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Z: AEUG Vs. Titans DX (Capcom / Banpresto, 2004)
  • Netchuu Pro Yakyuu 2002 (Namco, 2002)
  • Pride GP 2003 (Capcom, 2003)
  • Quiz Mobile Suit Gundam: Tou. Senshi (Banpresto, 2006)
  • Raizin Ping Pong (Taito, 2001)
  • Ridge Racer V Arcade Edition (Namco, 2001)
  • Samurai Surf X (Namco, 2002)
  • Sengoku Basara X Cross (Capcom / ARC System Works, 2008)
  • Smash Court Pro Tournament (Namco, 2001)
  • Soul Calibur II (Namco, 2002)
  • Soul Calibur II Ver.D (Namco, 2003)
  • Soul Calibur III Arcade Edition (Namco, 2006)
  • Quiz and Variety Sukusuku Inufuku 2 (Namco / AMI / Hamster, 2007)
  • Technic Beat (Arika, 2002)
  • Tekken 4 (Namco, 2001)
  • THE iDOLM@STER (Namco, 2004)
  • Time Crisis 3 (Namco, 2002)
  • Vampire Night (Namco / Sega / WOW Entertainment, 2000)
  • Wangan Midnight (Namco, 2001)
  • Wangan Midnight R (Namco, 2002)
  • Zoids Infinity (Taito, 2004)
  • Zoids Infinity EX (Taito, 2005)
  • Zoids Infinity EX Plus (Taito, 2006)

Unreleased[]

  • Capcom Fighting All Stars (Capcom, 2002)
  • Dragon Chronicles II (Namco, 2003)
  • Rockman EXE Battle Chip Stadium (Capcom, 2006)
  • Starblade: Operation Blue Planet (Namco, 2002)

List of System 256 games[]

  • Chou Dragon Ball Z (Banpresto, 2005)
  • Druaga Online - The Story of Aon (Namco, 2005)
  • Kinnikuman Muscle Grand Prix (Banpresto, 2006)
  • Kinnikuman Muscle Grand Prix 2 (Banpresto, 2007)
  • Kinnikuman Muscle Grand Prix 2 Tokumori (Banpresto, 2008)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny: Federation Vs. Z.A.F.T. II (Banpresto, 2006)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam Vs. Gundam (Banpresto, 2008)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam Vs. Gundam Next (Banpresto, 2009)
  • Quiz and Variety Sukusuku Inufuku 2 (Namco / AMI / Hamster, 2007)
  • Sengoku Basara X Cross (Capcom / ARC System Works, 2008)
  • Soul Calibur III Arcade Edition (Namco, 2006)
  • Taiko No Tatsujin 7 (Namco, 2005)
  • Taiko No Tatsujin 8 (Namco, 2006)
  • Taiko No Tatsujin 9 (Namco, 2006)
  • Taiko No Tatsujin 10 (Namco, 2007)
  • Taiko No Tatsujin 11 (Namco, 2008)
  • Taiko No Tatsujin 12 (Namco, 2008)
  • Taiko No Tatsujin 12 Don! (Namco, 2009)
  • Taiko No Tatsujin 13 (Namco, 2009)
  • Taiko No Tatsujin 14 (Namco, 2010)
  • Tekken 5 (Namco, 2004)
  • Tekken 5.1 (Namco, 2005)
  • Tekken 5 Dark Resurrection (Namco, 2005)
  • The Battle of YuYu Hakusho (Banpresto, 2006)

List of System Super 256 games[]

fr:System 246

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