Back Fire

The Arcade Video Game by Tecmo, Ltd.

Back Fire screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Back Fire © 1988 Tecmo.

A standard horizontal shoot'em up. The main weapon can be powered-up to provide faster and more powerful shots. Weapons such as lightning or three-way shots appear as power-ups. There are 18 levels to complete the game. If you use a credit to continue in levels 14 through 18, you will start back at level 13.


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This game is a prototype or had a limited release.

The background graphics were re-used in "Silkworm". For the little story, Tecmo showed its games at the AM Show in 1987 and Back Fire wasn't a success. So, they changed to "Silkworm".

Game's ROM.

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