Demon's World [TP-016]

The Video Game PCB by Toaplan Co., Ltd.

Demon's World [TP-016] screenshot

DESCRIPTION

Emulated in MAME ! [ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Demon's World © 1990 Toaplan.


A side-scrolling shoot'em up / platform game.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Game ID : TP-016

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 10 Mhz), Zilog Z80 (@ 3.5 Mhz), TMS32010 (@ 3.5 Mhz)
Sound Chips : YM3812 (@ 3.5 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 320 x 240 pixels
Screen refresh : 55.16 Hz
Palette colors : 2048

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3

TRIVIA

Released in January 1990.

Licensed to Taito for Japanese distribution.

Demon's World was originally known as "Hora Story" rather than horror story as listed. For US distribution, it was licensed to World Games who later became Catalina Games for the release of their only inhouse designed game "Cool Pool".

UPDATES

There are 2 versions of this game, which effect the order of the levels. One starts in the Far East and features Asian-style ghosts, while the other starts the game in the spooky Old West with Western-style ghosts.

TIPS AND TRICKS

• Hidden Functions : If the 'Invulnerability dip switch' is enabled, you are invulnerable but you may also 'Pause' the game with P2 Start and restart with P1 Start.

STAFF

Sound composer : Toshiaki Tomizawa, Osamu Oota

PORTS

Consoles:


NEC PC-Engine Super CD-ROM (1993, "Horror Story")

SOURCES
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.

Page last modified on October 29, 2016