Time Crisis 3 (TST2 Ver. A)

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Romset name: timecrs3e.zip
Production year: 2003
Manufacturer: Namco

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / Gun

This machine is a clone of:
 • Time Crisis 3 (TST1)

This machine needs a BIOS file:
 • System 246 BIOS (sys246.zip)

This machine is NOT working in MAME This machine works in MAME

Overall emulation: Preliminary
Color emulation: Good
Sound emulation: Preliminary
Graphics emulation: Good
Save states: Not supported

In MAME since version: .146u3

The MAME driver of this machine is: namcops2.cpp - Read the code

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

    R5000 (little) ("maincpu")cpu 294000000 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Horizontal
      Resolution 640 x 480 @ 60.000000 Hz

  • Number of players: 1P
  • ROMs (1 of the BIOS set, 0 of the parent set, 2 of the clone set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    r27v1602f.7d20971522b2e41a2 f0a74bbcaf801f3fd0b7002ebd0118564aae3528 good sys246
    tst2vera.ic00283886085e0d136f a0a7ca028518cb7399c96fc03b2a0815d5b805a7 good timecrs3e
    tst2vera_spr.ic0022621446dcee22f 1b395250cf99b5228d02c06efd639f7d39adc27d good timecrs3e

    :  PARENT Machine
    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device

  • CHDs [Show details]

    Support information
    Size: 0 bytes/0 Mb
    Disc SHA1:f8a447d9a4224282516bea590f5217c751bdc4ae
    CHD Information
    Size: 0 bytes/0 Mb
    CHD MD5:
    CHD SHA1:f8a447d9a4224282516bea590f5217c751bdc4ae


Time Crisis 3 (c) 2003 Namco.

A 1 to 2-player cooperative game, featuring Namco's innovative 'Hit and Hide' system.

In the third installment of the Time Crisis series, the island of Lukano is threatened by the Zagorias Federation Army who is planning to use tactical missiles which will not only threaten Lukano, but the nations surrounding Lukano. In response to the hostile takeover, VSSE deploys agents Alan Dunaway and Wesley Lambert to the leader of the Federation Army behind the hostile takeover named Giorgio Zott.


Standard cabinet dimensions : 87'' x 62'' x 66''.

Deluxe cabinet dimensions : 91'' x 92'' x 70''.

Namco System 246 hardware.


Released in April 2003.

This game is rated Animated Violence Strong.

Time Crisis 3 is the first game in the series which allows players to switch weapons while hiding from the enemy's gunfire. while hiding, the player can pull the trigger to switch their standard handgun with submachine guns (which allows rapid fire capabilities while the player is not hiding), a Shotgun (which provides a wider range of firing), and a grenade launcher (which inflicts massive damage to enemies).


1. Time Crisis (1995)

2. Time Crisis II (1997)

3. Time Crisis - Crisis Zone (1999)

4. Time Crisis - Project Titan (2001, Sony Playstation)

5. Time Crisis 3 (2003)

6. Time Crisis 4 (2006)


* Consoles :

Sony Playstation 2 (2003)


Machine's picture.

Game's ROM.

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 timecrs3

0.137u4 [Guru]

DVD required


- 0.146u3: Tormod, Smitdogg and The Dumping Union added clone Time Crisis 3 (TST2 Ver. A).

- 0.137u4: Guru added 'Time Crisis 3 (TST1)' (Namco 2003).

- 3rd April 2009: Guru - Another one of the wanted System 246 games arrived today..... Time Crisis 3. DVD, security cart and I/O board. Big thanks to DevoDave for loaning this out from his working cab.

Romset: 8448 kb / 2 files / 1.59 zip

DVD: 2.96 GB (Compressed: 2.25)

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