Hippodrome

The Arcade PCB by Data East USA, Inc.

Hippodrome screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Hippodrome © 1989 Data East USA.


The brave knight takes on a slew of medieval opponents. Money won during fights can be used to purchase fighter upgrades.

The game has 9 different selectable colosseums, each with a different opponent to face:
Pandemonium: Cawnus the Lamia Noble
Gehenna: Gran the Gargoyle
Tarterus: Norfolk the Lizard Man
Gadsheim: Sharon the Armor Dragon
Archeron: Daldnoa the Scorpion Man
Elysium: Solomon the Wizard
Twin Paradises: Charry Steve The Assassins
Abyss: Pon the Giant

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Hippodrome the  Arcade PCB
Click to enlarge
(members only)
Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 10 Mhz), HuC6280 (@ 1.342325 Mhz)
Sound CPU : MOS Technology M6502 (@ 1.5 Mhz)
Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 1.5 Mhz), YM3812 (@ 3 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 7.757 Khz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-Way Joystick
Buttons : 2
=> Slash, Jump

TRIVIA

Hippodrome was released in March 1989.

This game is known in Japan as "Fighting Fantasy".

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (G.S.M. Data East 1 - D25B1002) on June 21, 1989.

PORTS

Consoles:


NEC TurboGrafx-16 usa (1993)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

Page last modified on November 01, 2013