Gunbird

The Video Game PCB by Psikyo

Gunbird screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Gunbird © 1994 Psikyo.


In this vertical shoot-'em-up, you have 5 selectable characters who fight the big army of pirates but this time to restore a magic mirror.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Gunbird the  Video Game PCB
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(members only)
Main CPU : Motorola 68EC020 (@ 16 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-Way Joystick
Buttons : 3
=> Shot, Bomb, Auto-Shot

TRIVIA

Gunbird was released in September 1994.

Marion also appears as a selectable character in another Psikyo's game : "Gunbarich".

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Gunbird 2, Gunbird - SGCD-0003) on 04/12/1998.

Note : There are 20 different endings!

TIPS AND TRICKS

• Extra Features : If you hold Test Button + PL1 Button 1 during boot, you get extra options in the test menu. A level skip, BG test usually etc...

SERIES

1. Gunbird (1994)
2. Gunbird 2 (1998)

PORTS

Consoles:


Sega Saturn japan (dec.15, 1995; "Gunbird [Model T-14402G]")
Sony PlayStation japan (dec.15, 1995; "Gunbird [Model SLPS-00157]")
Sony PlayStation 2 japan (feb.19, 2004; "Gunbird 1&2 [Model SLPM-62469]")
Sony PlayStation 2 europe (mar.18, 2005; "Gunbird 1&2 [Model SLPM-62469]")

SOURCES
Game's manual.
Game's picture.
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.
Official website; http://www.x-nauts.com/psikyo/product/gun/index.html

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