Air Duel

The Video Game PCB by Irem Corp.

Air Duel screenshot

DESCRIPTION

Emulated in MAME ! [ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Air Duel © 1990 Irem Corp.


A vertically scrolling shoot-em up game.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Irem M-72 system hardware

Main CPU : V30 (@ 8 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), DAC (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2
=> [A] Gun, [B] Guided bomb

TRIVIA

Air Duel was released in June 1990.

Several music pieces from this game were recycled for others games from the same musicians:
The mission 1 music was recycled and remixed in "Gun Force II" (Stage 2 part 1).
The mission 2 music contains a synth solo (after 32 seconds) which was performed with a sax in "Metal Slug 2 - Super Vehicle-001/II" (mission 3).
The mission 3 music was recycled and remixed with electric guitar in "Metal Slug 3" (mission 1, underwater way).
The mission 3 music was also recycled and remixed in "Gun Force II" (Stage 2 part 2).
The mission 4 music was recycled and remixed in "Gun Force II" (stage 1).

SERIES

1. Air Duel (1990)
2. Air Assault (1993)

PORTS

Computers:


PC [MS Windows, Online] europe (dec.9, 2011) "IREM Arcade Hits" by DotEmu
Apple MacIntosh [Online] usa (aug.21, 2011) "Irem Arcade Hits" by DotEmu
PC [Desura] usa (nov.2, 2013) "IREM Arcade Hits" by Plug In Digital

SOURCES
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.
See goodies section.

Page last modified on January 14, 2016