Chinese Hero

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The [Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game by Taiyo System Co., Ltd.

 
DESCRIPTION
 
[Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game

Chinese Hero © 1984 Taiyo System Company, Limited.


Chinese Hero is a cute kung-fu action game with an overhead view. Lee and Loo must save the princess from 24 evil villains (only 12 in an 1-player game).
TECHNICAL
 
Main CPU : (2x) Zilog Z80 (@ 3 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3 Mhz)
Sound Chips : DAC, AY8910 (@ 2 Mhz)

Players: 2
Control: 4-way joystick
Buttons: 4
TRIVIA
 
Chinese Hero was released in October 1984.

This is the first game in the Super Chinese (Ninja Boy in the United States) series of console video games. The series evolved into an RPG/beat 'em up hybrid.

Alberto Zanetti holds the official record for this game with 2,828,000 points on July 5, 1985.
SERIES
 
1. Chinese Hero (1984)
2. Super Chinese (1986, Nintendo Famicom)
3. Super Chinese 2 (1989, Nintendo Famicom)
4. Super Chinese Land (1990, Nintendo Game Boy)
5. Super Chinese 3 (1991, Nintendo Famicom)
6. Super Chinese Land 2 (1991, Nintendo Game Boy)
7. Super Chinese World (1991, Nintendo Super Famicom)
8. Super Chinese World 2 (1993, Nintendo Super Famicom)
9. Super Chinese Fighter (1995, Nintendo Super Famicom)
10. Super Chinese Land 3 (1995, Nintendo Game Boy)
11. Super Chinese World 3 (1995, Nintendo Super Famicom)
12. Super Chinese Land 1-2-3 (1996, Nintendo Game Boy)
13. Super Chinese Fighter GB (1996, Nintendo Game Boy)
14. Super Chinese Fighter EX (1999, Nintendo Game Boy Color)
15. Super Chinese I+II Advance (2004, Nintendo Game Boy Advance)
16. Twin Series Vol. 3 - Konchuu Monster/Super Chinese Labyrinth (2004, Nintendo Game Boy Advance)
SOURCES
 
Game's ROM.
Game's screenshots.

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