Crazy Climber 2

The Video Game PCB by Nichibutsu

Crazy Climber 2 screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Crazy Climber 2 © 1988 Nichibutsu.


Using 2 joysticks, the player climbs up the face of high-rise buildings, avoiding closing windows, falling objects, cranes, birds, laundry, gorillas, etc. Reach the top of the building and catch a ride on a helicopter over to next building.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 8 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
Sound Chips : YM3812 (@ 4 Mhz), (2x) DAC

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 288 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 2048

Players : 2
Control : Double 8-way joysticks

TRIVIA

Crazy Climber 2 was released in December 1988. It was released in arcades in Japan only. Its only appearance outside of Japan was as part of the Arcade Archives series for the Sony PlayStation 4.

This game wasn't as good as the first Crazy Climber and Nihon Bussan didn't got the success they expected.

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Armed F, Crazy Climber 2 - PCCB-00020) on February 21, 1990.

SERIES

1. Crazy Climber (1980)
2. Crazy Climber 2 (1988)
3. Hyper Crazy Climber (1996, Sony PlayStation)
4. Crazy Climber 2000 (2000, Sony PlayStation)

STAFF

Sound composer : Takeshi Yoshida

PORTS

Consoles:


Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] japan (feb.26, 2015) "Arcade Archives - Crazy Climber 2 [Model CUSA-01822]"
Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] [AS] (jul.30, 2015) "Arcade Archives - Crazy Climber 2"
Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] usa (oct.15, 2015) "Arcade Archives - Crazy Climber 2 [Model CUSA-00989]"
Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] europe australia (jan.19, 2016) "Arcade Archives - Crazy Climber 2 [Model CUSA-02971]"

Computers:


Sharp X68000 japan (aug.27, 1993) "Crazy Climber I & II"

SOURCES
Game's manuals.
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.

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