Cyvern - The Dragon Weapons

The Arcade Video Game by Kaneko Co., Ltd. See Timeline

Cyvern - The Dragon Weapons screenshot

DESCRIPTION

Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Cyvern - The Dragon Weapons © 1998 Kaneko Company, Limited.


Take control of 3 artificially enhanced elemental dragons and battle against tons of enemy airships and hulking bosses in this excellent overhead shooter. Features awesome graphics & sound effects as well as responsive controls and a high level of challenge.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Kaneko Super Nova System Hardware

Main CPU : SH-2 (@ 28.638 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YMZ280B (@ 16.66 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-Way Joystick
Buttons : 2
=> [A] Shoot / Banish, [B] Bomb

TRIVIA

This game was shown at the 1998 AOU Amusement Expo show, in Japan. It was then released in April 1998 in Japan.

There is a 'Plus' upgrade for this game :
• You can modify each dragon with special abilities.
• There is a gauge during boss fights showing how much energy the boss has left now.
• Multiple endings
• If you have certain items, some bosses will change into their 'true boss form'.

SOURCES
Game's manual.
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.

Page last modified on January 30, 2016