Ibara

The Video Game PCB by Cave Co., Ltd.

Ibara screenshot

DESCRIPTION

Emulated in MAME ! [ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Ibara © 2005 Cave Company, Limited.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Cave 3rd Generation Hardware

Main CPU : Hitachi SH-3 CPU, 133 Mhz Clock
Sound Chips : Yamaha YMZ770C-F

Players : 2
Control : 8-way Joystick
Buttons : 2
=> [A] Shot, [B] Bomb

TRIVIA

Ibara was released in June 2005.

Developed by Cave and distributed by AMI (Amusement Marketing International).

Cave released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Ibara Original Soundtrack - CVST-0003) on 30/01/2006.

Shinji Hosoe, a famous video game music composer, participed on this game, even if he left Namco seven years before, in 1998 (He joined a music label called 'Super Sweep').

TIPS AND TRICKS

• Special Formations
Wide : Get 6 option items back-to-back.
Search : Get 5 bomb-chips back-to-back then get option item
Rolling : Get 5 symbols back-to-back then get option item
Back : Get 5 small shot items back-to-back then get option item

• Secret Modes :
Harder Mode (with very hard) : Hold Up on the title screen then start the game
Extended Mode (with two laps) : Hold Down on the title screen then start the game

• Secret Bonus : Use bomb when first stage starts and "Stage 1" is displayed

SERIES

STAFF

Producer : Kenichi Takano
Director/Programmer : Shinobu Yagawa
Chief Designer : Akira Wakabayashi
Designers : TNK, Hideki Nomura, Tamajo
Character Designer : Tomoyuki Kotani
Voicer Actors :
(Rose Garden) Teresa - Chiharu Komine, Lace - Nami Aoki, Shasta - Maiko Mori, Kasumi - Kumiko Ishihara, Midi - Mao Shimura, Meidi - Asako Naito
(Negotiator) Bond - Daisuke Matsumoto, Dyne - Akira Wakabayashi,
Music Composer : Shinji Hosoe (Super Sweep)
Sound Creators : Ayako Saso (Super Sweep), Daisuke Matsumoto
Supervisor : Sanae Ikeda
Special Assistants : Toshiaki Tomizawa, Takatsugu Furuhata, Atsushi Niitama, Yuji Inoue, Asuka Mochida, Junko Ueki, Kaori Itamura, Junji Seki, Yui Yoshii, Shunsuke Nakata, Tyap, Ikumi Fujiwara, Shimarisu Okoshi

PORTS

Consoles:


Sony PlayStation 2 (Feb.21, 2006; "Ibara [Model SLPM-66301]")

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's screenshots.
Official website: http://www.cave.co.jp/gameonline/ibara/

Page last modified on January 17, 2013