Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors [Blue Board]

The Capcom CPS-II Cart. by Capcom Co., Ltd. (EXPORT VERSION)

Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors [Blue Board] screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Capcom CPS-II Cart.

Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors © 1994 Capcom.


North American & European release. Game developed in Japan. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese release entry; "Vampire - The Night Warriors [Green Board]".

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

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Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors [Blue Board] the  Capcom CPS-II Cart.
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(members only)
Runs on the "CP System II" hardware.
Blue Board [USA & Europe]

TRIVIA

Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors was released in July 1994 outside Japan. It is known in Japan as "Vampire - The Night Warriors".

In these export versions:
- Gallon is named Jon Talbain.
- Zabel Zarock is named Lord Raptor.
- Aulbath is named Rikuo.
- Phobos is named Huitzil.

Huitzil is the diminutive of 'Huitzilopochtli' (which means 'Blue Hummingbird on the Left'). He was the chief god of the great Aztec city Tenochtitlan and after his death became the Aztec god of the Sun and War.

Justin Wong holds the official record for this game with 687800 points on May 30, 2008.

A Darkstalkers unit appears in the 1995 movie 'The Net'.

Michael Jackson used to own this game (Serial number: 305260). It was sold at the official Michael Jackson Auction on Apr. 24th, 2009.

UPDATES

Blue Board releases :

REVISION 1
• Build date: 940705
• US and EUROPE releases.

REVISION 2
• Build date: 940818
• US release.

SERIES

1. Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors [Blue Board] (1994)
2. Night Warriors - Darkstalkers' Revenge [Blue Board] (1995)
3. Vampire Savior - The Lord of Vampire [CP-S II No. 22] (1997)
4. Vampire Savior 2 - The Lord of Vampire [CP-S II No. 26] (1997)
5. Vampire Hunter 2 - Darkstalkers' Revenge [CP-S II No. 27] (1997)
6. Darkstalkers 3 - Vampire Savior (1999, Sony PlayStation)
7. Darkstalkers Chronicles - The Chaos Tower (2005, Sony PSP)

PORTS

Here is a list of ports released in North America and Europe.

Consoles:


Sega 32X [Unreleased Prototype]
Sony PlayStation usa (mar.28, 1996) "Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors [Model SLUS-00036]"
Sony PlayStation europe (nov.1996) "Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors [Model SLES-00251]"

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's picture.

Page last modified on July 08, 2015