sengoku3 Sengoku 3 / Sengoku Densho 2001

Immagine gioco: Sengoku 3 / Sengoku Densho 2001
Available images:

Romset name:
Production year: 2001
Manufacturer: Noise Factory / SNK

Game genre: Fighter
Category: Fighter / 2.5D

This machine needs a BIOS file:
 • Neo-Geo (

This machine works in MAME This machine works in MAME

Overall emulation: Good
Color emulation: Good
Sound emulation: Good
Graphics emulation: Good
Save states: Supported

In MAME since version: .084u5

The MAME driver of this machine is: neodriv.hxx - Read the code

 Tech info 
 Hardware of this machine:
  • CHIPs [Show details]

    M68000 ("maincpu")cpu 12000000 Hz
    Z80 ("audiocpu")cpu 4000000 Hz
    Speaker ("lspeaker")audio
    Speaker ("rspeaker")audio
    YM2610 ("ymsnd")audio 8000000 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Horizontal
      Resolution 320 x 224 @ 59.185606 Hz

  • Number of players: 2P Simultaneous
  • Controllers [Show details]

      Joystick [8 ways]
      Joystick [8 ways]
    Number of buttons: 4

  • Media switches [Show details]

    Media deviceSwitchExtensions
    memcard ("memcard") memcard / memc neo

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Setting ModeOff
     VS Mode
     Mahjong Panel
    COMM Setting (Cabinet No.)1
    COMM Setting (Link Enable)Off
    Free PlayOff

  • BIOS Options [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    euro Europe MVS (Ver. 2)
    euro-s1 Europe MVS (Ver. 1)
    us US MVS (Ver. 2?)
    us-e US MVS (Ver. 1)
    us-v2 US MVS (4 slot, Ver 2)
    asia Asia MVS (Ver. 3)
    japan Japan MVS (Ver. 3)
    japan-s2 Japan MVS (Ver. 2)
    japan-s1 Japan MVS (Ver. 1)
    mv1c NEO-MVH MV1C
    japan-j3 Japan MVS (J3)
    japan-hotel Custom Japanese Hotel
    unibios32 Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 3.2)
    unibios31 Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 3.1)
    unibios30 Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 3.0)
    unibios23 Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.3)
    unibios23o Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.3, older?)
    unibios22 Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.2)
    unibios21 Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.1)
    unibios20 Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.0)
    unibios13 Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.3)
    unibios12 Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.2)
    unibios12o Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.2, older)
    unibios11 Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.1)
    unibios10 Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.0)

  • ROMs (10 of the machine set, 28 of the BIOS set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    sp-s2.sp11310729036d879 4f5ed7105b7128794654ce82b51723e16e389543 good neogeo
    sp-s.sp1131072c7f2fa45 09576ff20b4d6b365e78e6a5698ea450262697cd good neogeo
    sp-u2.sp1131072e72943de 5c6bba07d2ec8ac95776aa3511109f5e1e2e92eb good neogeo
    sp-e.sp11310722723a5b5 5dbff7531cf04886cde3ef022fb5ca687573dcb8 good neogeo
    v2.bin13107262f021f4 62d372269e1b3161c64ae21123655a0a22ffd1bb good neogeo
    asia-s3.rom13107291b64be3 720a3e20d26818632aedf2c2fd16c54f213543e1 good neogeo
    vs-bios.rom131072f0e8f27d ecf01eda815909f1facec62abf3594eaa8d11075 good neogeo
    sp-j2.sp1131072acede59c b6f97acd282fd7e94d9426078a90f059b5e9dd91 good neogeo
    sp1.jipan.10241310729fb0abe4 18a987ce2229df79a8cf6a84f968f0e42ce4e59d good neogeo
    sp-45.sp152428803cc9f6a cdf1f49e3ff2bac528c21ed28449cf35b7957dc1 good neogeo
    japan-j3.bin131072dff6d41f e92910e20092577a4523a6b39d578a71d4de7085 good neogeo
    sp-1v1_3db8c.bin131072162f0ebe fe1c6dd3dfcf97d960065b1bb46c1e11cb7bf271 good neogeo
    uni-bios_3_2.rom131072a4e8b9b3 c92f18c3f1edda543d264ecd0ea915240e7c8258 good neogeo
    uni-bios_3_1.rom1310720c58093f 29329a3448c2505e1ff45ffa75e61e9693165153 good neogeo
    uni-bios_3_0.rom131072a97c89a9 97a5eff3b119062f10e31ad6f04fe4b90d366e7f good neogeo
    uni-bios_2_3.rom13107227664eb5 5b02900a3ccf3df168bdcfc98458136fd2b92ac0 good neogeo
    uni-bios_2_3o.rom131072601720ae 1b8a72c720cdb5ee3f1d735bbcf447b09204b8d9 good neogeo
    uni-bios_2_2.rom1310722d50996a 5241a4fb0c63b1a23fd1da8efa9c9a9bd3b4279c good neogeo
    uni-bios_2_1.rom1310728dabf76b c23732c4491d966cf0373c65c83c7a4e88f0082c good neogeo
    uni-bios_2_0.rom1310720c12c2ad 37bcd4d30f3892078b46841d895a6eff16dc921e good neogeo
    uni-bios_1_3.rom131072b24b44a0 eca8851d30557b97c309a0d9f4a9d20e5b14af4e good neogeo
    uni-bios_1_2.rom1310724fa698e9 682e13ec1c42beaa2d04473967840c88fd52c75a good neogeo
    uni-bios_1_2o.rom131072e19d3ce9 af88ef837f44a3af2d7144bb46a37c8512b67770 good neogeo
    uni-bios_1_1.rom1310725dda0d84 4153d533c02926a2577e49c32657214781ff29b7 good neogeo
    uni-bios_1_0.rom1310720ce453a0 3b4c0cd26c176fc6b26c3a2f95143dd478f6abf9 good neogeo
    261-ph1.p12097152e0d4bc0a 8df366097f224771ca6d1aa5c1691cd46776cd12 good sengoku3
    000-lo.lo1310725a86cff2 5992277debadeb64d1c1c64b0a92d9293eaf7e4a good neogeo
    sfix.sfix131072c2ea0cfd fd4a618cdcdbf849374f0a50dd8efe9dbab706c3 good neogeo
    sm1.sm113107294416d67 42f9d7ddd6c0931fd64226a60dc73602b2819dcf good neogeo
    261-m1.m15242887d501c39 8e6bcc428f5ac7532d9c9be7e07ad0821461a080 good sengoku3
    261-v1.v1419430464c30081 f9ebd20cf59b72e864b7274c1bdb6d99ecaf4595 good sengoku3
    261-v2.v24194304392a9c47 7ab90a54089236ca6c3ef1af8e566a8025d38159 good sengoku3
    261-v3.v34194304c1a7ebe3 1d7bb481451f5ee0457e954bb5210300182c3c9c good sengoku3
    261-v4.v420971529000d085 11157b355ab4eb6627e9f322ed875332d3d77349 good sengoku3
    261-c1.c18388608ded84d9c d960523b813d4fae06d716298d4e431a5c77a0c5 good sengoku3
    261-c2.c28388608b8eb4348 619d24312549932959481fa58f43f11c048e1ca5 good sengoku3
    261-c3.c3838860884e2034a 38ec4ae4b86933a25c9a03799b8cade4b1346401 good sengoku3
    261-c4.c483886080b45ae53 a19fb21408ab633aee8bbf38bf43b5e26766b355 good sengoku3

    :  PARENT Machine
    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


Sengoku 3 (c) 2001 SNK.

Taking quite a different approach than the previous 2 Sengoku games, the 3rd in the series introduces 4 characters and a new chain combo system. 2 bosses, when defeated, can also be selected for battle for the final 2 stages.


SNK Neo-Geo MVS hardware

Game ID : 0261

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 59.19 Hz

Palette Colors : 4096

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 4

=> [A] Weapon attack/Special attack 1, [B] Barehanded blast/Special attack 2, [C] Jump, [D] Projectile toss


Released in October 2001.

Developed by Noise Factory (their first game) for the original SNK Corp. (SNK's last official title).

This game is also known as "Sengoku Legends 2001".

Sony Music Entertainment / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Sengoku Denshou 2001 Original Soundtrack - SCDC-00102) on 18/07/2001.


* Play as Okuni and Byakki : Finish China (Easy), Italy (Hard), and Japan (Hard) - This tip was given on the original game flyer.


1. Sengoku [Model NGM-017] (1991)

2. Sengoku 2 [Model NGM-040] (1993)

3. Sengoku 3 (2001)


Producer, planner : Keiko Ijuu

Sub planners : Masahiro Maeda, Hidenari Mamoto

Main programmer : Hidenari Mamoto

Sub programmer : Kazuaki Ezato

Character designers : Masahiro Maeda, Yosikazu Nisikawa, Nana Isiguro

Background designers : Masafumi Fuji, Miyuki Okazaki

Sound producer -Studio Aqua- : Toshikazu Tanaka

Voice artists -Character Land- : Koreya Nannda, Yukihiro Fujimoto, Syuusuke Sada, Takahiro Araki, Sayuri Koizumi, Runnna Wasio, Tika Iwami


Game's rom.

Giochi Simili

Warning: information in history.dat can differ from the ones present in the rest of the page (taken from MAME) as they come from a different source

Information on sengoku3

0.63 [?]

0.56 [?]

Neo-Geo (Artwork available)


- 0.139u2: Johnboy added correct m1 rom (512k) to Sengoku 3.

- 0.138u3: Johnboy renamed P1 in Sengoku 3 to correct chip label.

- 0.131u1: Changed description to 'Sengoku 3 / Sengoku Densho 2001'.

- 0.128u7: hap changed manufacturer to "Noise Factory / SNK".

- 0.84u5: Re-added Sengoku 3.

- 0.74: Removed Sengoku 3.

- 0.63: Added Sengoku 3 (SNK 2001).

- 0.56: Added Sengoku 3 (Testdriver).


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