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Ready 2 Rumble Boxing (Nintendo 64)

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Title Screen

Ready 2 Rumble Boxing

Developer: Midway Games
Publisher: Midway Games
Platform: Nintendo 64
Released in US: October 31, 1999
Released in EU: 1999

DevTextIcon.png This game has hidden development-related text.
Carts.png This game has revisional differences.

Build Dates

Version ROM Address Build Date
U 0x83E4C
Compiled Sep 26 1999 at 19:33:27
E 0x87E2C
Compiled Sep 28 1999 at 19:49:53

(Source: Ferrox)

Development Text

Various development related text can be found throughout the ROM.


Audio Test
Sound Number: %d
Anim Number: 0
Morph Frame: 0
Swell Value: 0.0000
Unable to find %s RAT
Bad file read size
Out of file read requests


Female swing
Female miss
Female breath
Swing swing
Male miss
Male breath
Block impact
Body impact
Gutt impact
Ribs impact
Chest impact
Face impact
Head impact
Michael Buffer is missing character list
Franz The Ref is missing character list
Unable to allocate tween data for player %d
Unable to allocate last frame data for player %d


Unable to load Ref
freeTexMem = %d


Too many attacks in move list to evaluate by AI
Unable to load boxer
Unable to load boxer sounds
Unable to load boxer textures
Couldn't find SPEEDBAG rat
Couldn't find %s rat
Unable to start theme task
Unable to start anim task
Unable to start anim task
Unable to start fade task
Unable to start fade sound task
Unable to start bevel task


Frame Buffers
RSP Buffers
Vertex Buffers
Matrix Buffers
Viewport Buffers
DRAM Stack
Yield Buffer
TEXTWIN: Unable to allocate TEXT_WIN struct!
TEXTWIN: Unable to allocate character buffer!
PFS: No Pack installed in controller %d
PFS: Unknown Error %d
PFS: Read buffer too small
PFS: Error %d read file
PFS: Unable to allocate file
PFS: Error %d writing file
Model Viewer
%s %0.3f

Present at 0x89DC4 in the ROM is text for a possible debug menu along with another build date. In the European ROM, the build date is

Sep 28 1999 at 19:48:10


Ready To Rumble Boxing N64
Last Compiled
Sep 26 1999 at 19:32:55
View Model
View Boxer Anim
Play Game
Attract Mode
Audio Test
(Source: Ferrox)

Platform Differences

In Ready 2 Rumble, each console version has one exclusive character on the roster that can't be found in other versions. J.R. Flurry serves as the Nintendo 64's exclusive boxer, while the PlayStation and Dreamcast got Gino Stiletto and Jimmy Blood, respectively.