Buster Bros.

The Arcade PCB by Capcom USA, Inc.

Buster Bros. screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Buster Bros. © 1989 Capcom USA.


1 or 2 players cooperatively destroy bouncing balls with a variety of weapons. The players may only fire up, but may move right and left, or up and down ladders. The large balls that have been shot split in two, creating smaller balls.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Buster Bros. the  Arcade PCB
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Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)
Sound Chips : OKI6295 (@ 7.5 Khz), YM2413 (@ 4 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2

TRIVIA

Developed by Mitchell, Buster Bros was released in December 1989 in North America by Capcom USA.

This game is known outside North America as "Pang" and in Japan as "Pomping World".

Jarred Endres holds the official record for this game with 2403280 points on October 20, 2008.

A Buster Bros. unit appears in the 1995 movie 'Welcome to the Dollhouse'.

SERIES

1. Buster Bros. (1989)
2. Super Buster Bros. (1990)
3. Buster Buddies (1995)
4. Mighty! Pang (2000)

STAFF

Planning : NDA
Programmers : Hospitel Masa, Mamichan Otona
Music compose : Tamayo Kawamoto
Character designers : Hiramattyo, Oyuu
Direction : Yoshiki Okamoto (Kihaji Okamoto)

PORTS

Consoles:


NES [Unreleased Prototype]
NEC TurboGrafx-CD usa (1993) "Buster Bros. [Model TXCD1031]"
Sony PlayStation usa (mar.31, 1997) "Buster Bros. Collection [Model SLUS-00208]"

Handhelds:


Nintendo Game Boy usa (oct.1993) "Buster Bros. [Model DMG-AG-USA]"
Sony PSP usa (feb.6, 2007) "Capcom Puzzle World [Model ULUS-10217]"

Computers:


Commodore C64 usa (1991) "Pang"

Others:


iPhone/iPod usa (mar.4, 2010) "Pang [Model 359106962]"
Mobile Phones usa (may.28, 2005) "Pang"

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

Page last modified on May 01, 2015