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MSM6295 - On Board.jpg
Developer: OKI
Released: 1987-??-?? c.
Type: Chip

The MSM6295, also called an OKI6295 or M6295, is an audio chip designed by OKI. It has 4-channels and uses ADPCM voice synthesis to mimic human speech. The chip was first used around 1987, and it quickly became widely popular in arcade games and continued to be used for decades after.


The MSM6295 was used in hundreds of arcade machines especially by Capcom and Data East. This list is far from complete.

Release Game
1987-??-?? Heavy Barrel (ARC)
1988-??-?? Bad Dudes vs. Dragonninja (ARC)
1988-??-?? Ghouls'n Ghosts (ARC)
1988-??-?? Robocop (ARC)
1988-??-?? Shadow Warriors (ARC)
1989-??-?? Block Out (ARC)
1989-??-?? Dynamite Duke (ARC)
1989-??-?? Dynasty Wars (ARC)
1989-??-?? Final Fight (ARC)
1989-??-?? Klax (ARC)
1989-??-?? Midnight Resistance (ARC)
1989-??-?? Pang (ARC)
1989-??-?? S.T.U.N. Runner (ARC)
1989-??-?? Skull & Crossbones (ARC)
1989-??-?? Strider (ARC)
1989-??-?? Toki (ARC)
1989-??-?? WWF Superstars(ARC)
1990-??-?? 1941: Counter Attack (ARC)
1990-??-?? Boulder Dash (ARC)
1990-??-?? Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone (ARC)
1990-??-?? Gals Panic (ARC)
1990-??-?? Golden Tee Golf (ARC)
1990-??-?? Mercs (ARC)
1990-??-?? Nemo (ARC)
1990-??-?? Pit Fighter (ARC)
1990-??-?? Raiden (ARC)
1990-??-?? Rampart (ARC)
1990-??-?? Super Pang (ARC)
1991-??-?? Captain America and The Avengers (ARC)
1991-??-?? Captain Commando (ARC)
1991-??-?? Caveman Ninja (ARC)
1991-??-?? The King of Dragons (ARC)
1991-??-?? Lemmings (ARC)
1991-??-?? Robocop 2 (ARC)
1991-??-?? Street Fighter II: The World Warrior (ARC)
1991-??-?? Terminator 2: Judgment Day (ARC)
1991-??-?? Three Wonders (ARC)
1991-??-?? Thunder Dragon (ARC)
1997-??-?? Red Hawk (ARC)

Picture Gallery


Document Download
Manual Download - (info)

Emulation Status

The MSM6295 has been emulated by MAME where it is referred to as OKI6295. It is also supported in the VGM format.