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Energy PCE JP SStitle.png
Publisher: Masaya
System(s): PC Engine
Genre: Action

Release Date RRP Code
PC Engine
¥5,200 NCS89005


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Energy (エナジー) is a vaguely Metroidvania style action game. While it does require the player to go back and forth across the map to go to places they couldn't before with new items, there's very little that can be done out of order. The many amateurish flaws of this game, such as the fact that bosses can keep firing at you for several seconds after you killed them, that locked doors pop up long after they should have and disappear in a similarly delayed time, and that the screen by screen, Zelda like scrolling is bizarrely slow have caused this game to have a reputation of one of the worst games on the PC Engine platform. An English fan translation patch exists that also speeds up the scrolling to a tolerable speed, though one has to wonder why they'd try to improve a game that's mostly notable for being bad.

Magazine articles

Main article: Energy/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

PC Engine, JP

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
PC Engine
CRC32 CA68FF21
MD5 B928568FD7258F90B5AC410C7F65C48C
SHA-1 8A43AC4F92CF6715E95B607C75E5C9E43B1C7575
262,144 Card (JP)