Official Title  Super Robot Wars Alpha
Common Title  Super Robot Wars Alpha
Serial Number(s)  SLPS-02636
Region  NTSC-J
Genre / Style  Tactical RPG

Developer  Banpresoft / Mechanic Arms.
Publisher  Banpresto.
Date Released  25 May 2000
Disc Number &
Printed Serial Number

Serial Number In Disc SLPS-02636
Media Disc ID N / A
Number Of Tracks 1
( 1 Data Track )
Approx. Image Size
( Image Format Used )
616 MB
( .bin / .cue )
Approx.Size On Disc MB
Approx. Archive Size
( Archive Type Used )
336 MB
( 1 RAR File with
2% Recovery )
Barcode Number(s)
( UPC / EAN )

From the back cover.
  •  4983164734522  - 


Menus and gameplay are in Japanese.

Super Robot Wars Alpha, is part of the Super Robot Wars franchise, and was published for the PlayStation by Banpresto in 2000. Super Robot Wars Alpha is the initial game of the Alpha series, which spans the PlayStation and the PlayStation 2 platforms.

Chronologically, Super Robot Wars Alpha is directly followed by Super Robot Wars Alpha Gaiden. The series continues on the PlayStation 2 with the 2nd Super Robot Wars Alpha and concludes with the 3rd Super Robot Wars Alpha. Super Robot Wars Alpha is the first Super Robot Wars to feature fully animated attacks. Super Robot Wars Alpha introduces the "Skill Point" (localized as "Battle Mastery") system, where decisions made in and out of battle can affect the game's difficulty and the player's chances of receiving and unlocking more powerful units and items.

In the year 179 of the New Western Calendar, the One Year War breaks out between the Earth Federation and the Principality of Zeon, but is halted when an object crashes to Earth, landing on South Atalia Island. An investigative team from the Extra-Over Technological Investigative Institute discovers the object is an alien battleship with highly-advanced technology. Despite the warnings of Dr. Bian Zoldark, the Federation hides the evidence of intelligent, extraterrestrial life, and uses the time to increase their military power. Bian founds the Divine Crusaders to utilize the Extra-Over Technology found on the ship to devise weapons capable of protecting the Earth from alien forces, should the planet become embroiled in a conflict.

During this time, economic troubles caused by the Federation's buildup sees the rise of many anti-Federation movements, such as the Neo-Zeon, who had retreated to the asteroid Axis. In response, the Federation establishes special forces units, such as the Titans and OZ. Other forces, such as the Demon Empire (from Brave Raideen) and Dr. Hell also threaten the Earth, but are pushed back by the teams of Mazinger Z, Getter Robo, and Raideen.

In the year 186, the Excelion battleship (from Gunbuster) battle a force of STMCs (Space Terrible Monster Crowd) when they are suddenly attacked by another alien fleet, known as the Aerogaters...

From this point on, the player can select from either a super robot or a real robot storyline, putting the player in command of the Grungust Type-2 or the Huckebein MK II, respectively.

Super Robot Wars Alpha allows the player to create their own character, giving them a name and birthdate, and selecting from 8 characters: four male and four female, The player then chooses another template and name for the character's significant other, as well as one of four personalities: "cool and nihilistic", "shy", "weird" or "hot-blooded", to apply a voice during combat. In the Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation series, these templates for the protagonist and his or her significant other becomes the basis for the following characters:

- Kusuha Mizuha: Considered the canonical pilot of the Grungust Type-2 and RyuKoOh. Adopts the "shy" female archetype in Original Generation.

- Brooklyn Luckfield: Considered the canonical pilot of the Huckebein MK II and KoRyuOh. The "hot-blooded" male archetype in Original Generation.

- Ryoto Hikawa: Considered the canonical pilot of the Huckebein MK III. Takes the "shy" male archetype in Original Generation.

- Rio Mei Long: Considered the canonical pilot of the AM Gunner. Carries the "hot-blooded" female archetype in Original Generation.

- Tasuku Shinguji: Adopts the "weird" male archetype in Original Generation.

- Leona Garstein: The "cool and nihilistic" female archetype in Original Generation.

- Yuuki Jaggar: Takes the "cool and nihilistic" male archetype in Original Generation.

- Ricarla Borgnine: Carries the "weird" female archetype in Original Generation.

  Manufacturer's description:

The completely new fully animated fight scenes. Graphic capacity 10 times larger than its predecessor.

- "Macross," "The day the earth stood still Giant Robot" and other new character race!
- Double Branch System, Quarter view maps, many new systems such as adopting a hero point system.
- Contains many scenes of full-poly new robots
- Complete demonstration.

  • Third person perspective.
  • 2D graphics
  • Cartoon graphics
  • SCI-FI, Futuristic & Anime themes.
Number Of Players  1 Player
Number Of Memory Card Blocks  4-15 Blocks
Compatible Controllers Tested
( Official Gamepads Only )
 Standard Controller / Analog Controller ( Dual Shock Controller compatible )
Compatible Light Guns
( Official Light Guns Only )
Other Compatible Controllers
( Official Controllers Only )
Special Controllers Included Or
Supported ( Official Only )
 PocketStation (+2 Blocks)
Vibration Function Compatible  Yes
Multi-Tap Function Compatible  No
Link Cable Function Compatibile  No
Emulator  ePSXe v.2.0.5
Video Plugin  Pete's OpenGL2 GPU Core 2.0.0 ( internal X & Internal Y= Very High, Stretching mode: Stretch to full window size, render Mode: 2 (Use framebuffer object) text filt = 2 FPS limit= 63, Compatibility=2,3,2; Shader effects= 5 (GLSlang Files (gpuPeteOGL2-slv/slf))
Audio Plugin  ePSXe SPU Core v.2.0.0
CD-ROM Plugin  ePSXe CDRom Plugin
Game Pad Plugin  N / A
Vibration Compatible  Yes.
Console Bios Used  SCPH7502

  NOTE:   This is not the only possible combination of plugins. There are others that will work (better or worse) for your particular hardware. We provide you with one working set-up so that you may get the game up and running, hassle-free. Testing other emulators/plugins is up to you.

  Move character:  D-Pad or Left Analog Stick
  Character stats / Cancel action -  X Button
  Select action -  Circle Button
  Next unit -  L1 or R1 Button
  Next enemy unit -  L2 or R2 Button
  To end turn -  Press in a Circle button in a empty square to bring that menu
  Teams stats -  Start Button


  Cecily Fairchild -   After stage 41 take the Gran Garan route. On stage 43 have Seabrook convince Cecily 
  Elpeo Puru -   On stage 41, go with the Lean Horse. Convince her with Judau on stage 43. She will join automatically on the other paths 
  Giant Max -   Defeat Millia with Max on stage 40. Attack but do not kill her with Max on stage 61 
  Giant Millia -   Defeat Millia with Max on stage 40. Attack but do not kill her with Max on stage 61 
  Ingram Plisken -   Convince him with Ryusei on the last stage 
  Millia Faryna Jenius -   Defeat Millia with Max on stage 40. Do the same on stage 61 
  Puru Two -   Get Puru. Go on the Ra Cailum path on stage 50. Convince her with Judau and then Puru on stage 52. Convince and then her with Judau on stage 56 
  Quess Paraya -   During stage 50, choose to go on the Ra Cailum path, then choose to answer as Char in stage 51. On stage 52, convince Quess with Quattro 
  Sara Zabiarof -   When she first appears, attack her with Katsu. On stage 54, convince her with Katsu 
  Touji Suzuhara -   Choose to fight Bardiel and get its HP below 50% 
  Zechs Merquise -   On stage 13, agree with Zechs. At stage 57, go on the Angel Halo route and defeat Zechs when he appears 

  Infinite HP Mazinger Z -  
8013A3EE 270F
8013A698 270F
  Infinite HP Aphrodite A -  
801384FC 270F
80138252 270F
  Infinite & Max HP Kouji Kabuto -  
80139B64 270F
801398BA 270F
  Infinite HP GaoGaiGar -  
80139C76 270F
80139F20 270F
  Infinite HP Boss Borot -  
8013860E 270F
801388B8 270F

 - Jewel Case Covers
Dim. - 1000 x 1010 pix.
Res. - 300 dpi
File Size - 513 KB
Dim. - 1200 x 897 pix.
Res. - 300 dpi
File Size - 472 KB
 - Disc Cover
Dim. - 1475 x 1462 pix.
Res. - 300 dpi
File Size - 324 KB

  • Super Robot Wars Alpha [Limited Edition] [SLPS-02528]   
  • Super Robot Wars Alpha [PSOne Books] [SLPS-91408]   
  • Super Robot Wars Alpha [SCPS-45476]   

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