Dataeast's Ghostlop

The Arcade PCB by Data East Corp.

Dataeast's Ghostlop screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Dataeast's Ghostlop © 1996 Data East Corp.


Bruce and McCoy are 2 ghost hunters who have to eradicate all the Great King of Terror's minions to save the world from his threat.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Runs on the SNK "Neo-Geo MVS" hardware.
Game ID : 0228

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

[SNK MVS Neo-Geo Controls]
2 players - 4 buttons per player (2 usables).
[JOYSTICK] 8-way, [A] Release red ball/Change ball color to red, [B] Release blue ball/Change ball color to blue

TRIVIA

This game is known in Japan as "Ghostlop".

This is a very rare prototype, never officially released.

TIPS AND TRICKS

Here are the list of all the enemies you will have to fight...
1 : Mc Coy, your associate
2 : Friday, a ghost dog
3A : Under the Bed, a monster. It unlocks the two following missions...
-4A : The Eater, a ferocious thrash
-4B : Roaming Horses, as the name says
3B : Poltergeist, a spirit. It unlocks the two following missions...
-4A : Tin Tank, a toy.
-4B : Dancing Doll, a possessed doll.
5 : Lulu, the Exorcist.
6A : Cursed Guitar, the rock'n roll demon.
6B : Depends on what you've done on the fourth level. If you haven't already fight nor the Tin Tank nor The Eater, you will encounter the Roaming Horses. Else, you will fight the one you haven't already fight between the Tin Tank and The Eater.
7 : Pumpkin Head, a Jack'o Lantern.
8 : Great King of Terror, the final boss.

Sometimes, a secret level appears when reaching a certain score. In this secret level, you fight Gray, a Roswell's Alien!

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on August 01, 2012