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Policenauts
ポリスノーツ

(1994)


 
Policenauts
ポリスノーツ
NEC PC-9821
DETAILS
Format PC-9821 Series
Released 29 July 1994
Publisher Konami
Product ID RA710
Size (cm) ?
Weight (kg) ?
PRICE
STATUS
The very first release of Konami's Policenauts - for the NEC PC-9821.

Very very difficult to find in good condition at a reasonable price!

Policenauts
ポリスノーツ
SOUNDTRACK CD
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 3 Feb 1995
Publisher Konami
Product ID KICA-7653
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Official soundtrack CD featuring the complete original score to the PC-9821 version, spread over 38 tracks.
A very rare item!

Standard CD case, 38-track audio CD, booklet, spine card.

Policenauts Pilot Disk
ポリスノーツ パイロットディスク
3DO
DETAILS
Format 3DO
Released 21 Apr 1995
Publisher Konami
Product ID VZ001
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Following the game's relative success on PC-9821, Konami hyped the upcoming 3DO version with this pre-release 'Pilot Disc'.
Features promotional movies, a small game preview, staff interviews, features, music test, target practice, etc.

CD case, 3DO CD-ROM disc, 4-page colour booklet, spine card.

Policenauts
ポリスノーツ
3DO
DETAILS
Format 3DO
Released 29 Sep 1995
Publisher Konami
Product ID VZ002
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 2.4
Weight (kg) 0.22
PRICE
STATUS
3DO version of Hideo Kojima's epic space opera; and Konami's only release on the machine.
3DO Mouse compatible.

Double CD case, 3DO CD-ROM x 2, 16-page colour manual, spine card.

Policenauts Mouse Set
ポリスノーツ・マウスセット
3DO
DETAILS
Format 3DO
Released 29 Sep 1995
Publisher Konami
Product ID FZ-JJ1PK001
Size (cm) ?
Weight (kg) ?
PRICE
STATUS
Box set presentation of the 3DO version, featuring the same game package (VZ002) and the official Panasonic 3DO mouse (FZ-JM1).

Very hard to find complete in good condition!

Policenauts
ポリスノーツ
PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 19 Jan 1996
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPS-00215~6
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 2.4
Weight (kg) 0.22
PRICE
STATUS
Three quick months after the 3DO release comes the excellent PlayStation port.
The definitive version!

Double-CD case, PlayStation CD-ROM x 2, 22-page colour manual, memory card sticker sheet, spine card.

Policenauts Official Visual Data Book
ポリスノーツ オフィシャルビジュアルデータブック
HAOH GAME SPECIAL 45
DETAILS
Format Art Book
Released 6 Mar 1996
Publisher Kodansha
Product ID ISBN4-06-329246-0
Size (cm) 25.7 x 21 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.42
PRICE
STATUS
Superb Policenauts tribute book, choke full of info on the design, cast, story and 'making of' the game.
Features hundreds of character sketches, designs and drawings; an illustrated 'Visual Story' guide, interviews with Kojima and staff and a glossary.

114 pages, 50 in colour.

Policenauts Private Collection
ポリスノーツ プライベートコレクション
PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 2 Sep 1996
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPS-00228
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Complimentary 'Bonus Disc' for the PlayStation.
Features tons of movies, trailers, production featurettes, staff interviews, design sketches, and more.

CD case, PlayStation CD-ROM disc, 3x3 fold-out booklet w/ poster on verso, spine card.

Policenauts
ポリスノーツ
SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 13 Sep 1996
Publisher Konami
Product ID T-9510G
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.29
PRICE
STATUS
The Sega Saturn version is a superbly produced & presented package. Rumour has it that a US/Eur translation of this version was in the works, but never released...

Black outside plastic slipcase houses a double CD case 3-CD set with 30-page colour manual, alongside a bonus 40-page hardback 'Pictures' book with 2 sticker sheets.

Policenauts Kōshiki Guide
ポリスノーツ 公式ガイド
KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - KŌSHIKI GUIDE SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 20 Sep 1996
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN4-87188-835-5
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 0.8 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.26
PRICE
STATUS
Konami's first 'Official Guide Book', released one week after the Sega Saturn version and perfectly suited to either the SS or PS.
Features a complete and generously illustrated walkthrough of all 7 acts, 'Characters' & 'Mechanics' files, and a brief 'Special Talk' with the staff.

128 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Policenauts Kōshiki Kōryaku Guide Book
ポリスノーツ 公式完全ガイドブック
KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - KONAMI KANPEKI KŌRYAKU SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 27 Sep 1996
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN4-575-28640-0
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 0.8 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.25
PRICE
STATUS
Second Konami 'Official Guide Book' - a similar, but even bigger book featuring 'Characters', 'Scenario', and 'Library' sections, an interview with the producers, a glossary and 'Duel' analysis.

145 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Policenauts F/N
ポリスノーツ F/N
ARRANGE SOUNDTRACK CD
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 31 Oct 1996
Publisher Konami
Product ID KICA 7724
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
2nd Policenauts soundtrack CD, featuing 10 remixed 'Arrange' tracks from F/A (Motoaki Furukawa & Koichi Namiki).
Again, a very sought after item indeed: it always sells out the second it goes up for sale!

CD case, 10-track audio CD, booklet, spine card.

MIDI Power Pro 3 - Policenauts
ミディパワープロ3 ~ポリスノーツ~
SOUNDTRACK CD + MIDI FLOPPY
DETAILS
Format Audio CD + Disk
Released 21 Nov 1996
Publisher Konami
Product ID KICA 7729
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1.3
Weight (kg) 0.15
PRICE
STATUS
3rd soundtrack release, an 11-track music CD that includes a 3.5" floppy disc with 5 MIDI music files.
Like the other two CDs, this has become a class A collectible, usually seen on sale for over $100.

Large CD case, 11-track audio CD, booklet, 3.5" floppy in paper eveloppe, spine card.

Policenauts [Best]
ポリスノーツ
[ベスト]
PLAYSTATION THE BEST
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 18 Sep 1997
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM 86048~9
Size (cm) 14.2 x 13 x 1.7
Weight (kg) 0.18
PRICE
STATUS
1997 reprint of the PS version for the budget 'PlayStation the Best' label.
Game content remains identical to the original release.

Twin PlayStation case, PS CD-ROM x 2, 20-page colour booklet, spine card.

Policenauts [PSone Books]
ポリスノーツ
[PSoneBooks]
PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 8 July 2003
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM 87290~1
Size (cm) 14.2 x 13 x 1.2
Weight (kg) 0.17
PRICE
STATUS
Policenauts endures in 2003, with no less than a third printing of the game - this time for the 'PSone Books' re-issue series.

Twin CD case, PS CD-ROM x 2, colour manual, spine card.

 

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