JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken

The Video Game PCB by Capcom Co., Ltd.

JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Video Game PCB

JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken © 1998 Capcom Company, Limited.


A one-on-one 2-D fighter with excellent animation and sound.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Capcom Play System III Hardware (CPS III)
CD Number : CAP-JJK000
CD Label : CAP-JJK-140

Main CPU : Hitachi SH2 (possibly 2)
Storage : SCSI CD Rom, RAM and Flash ROM.
RAM : SIMMs on the left w/ 16M of data each (each has 8x 16M Flash ROMs, there's 4 SIMMs plugged in on this board). SIMMs on the right w/ 8M each (there's 4 Flash ROMs on each board and there are 2 SIMMs plugged in)
OSC : 60MHz. 42.9545MHz, XTAL 3.6864MHz.

Players : 2
Control : 8-Way Joystick

TRIVIA

JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken was released in December 1998 in Japan. It is known outside Japan as "JoJo's Venture".

The game is based on the 3rd story of the manga from Araki Hirohiko.

TIPS AND TRICKS

• Play as Dio : At the character select screen do the following to make Dio appear...
highlight Alessy and press START
highlight D'Bo and press START
highlight Chaca and press START
highlight Milder and press START (x3)

• Play as Shadow Dio : At the character select screen do the following to make Shadow Dio appear...
highlight Alessy and press START
highlight D'Bo and press START
highlight Chaca and press START
highlight Milder and press START (x3)
highlight Dio and press START (x10)

• Play as Young Joseph : Enter the following at the character select for Young Joseph...
highlight Jotaro and press START
highlight Polnareff and press START
highlight Joseph and press START
highlight Kakyoin and press START
highlight Iggi and press START
highlight Avdol and press START
highlight joseph and press & hold START until Young Joseph appears.

• Unlock time release characters : To unlock the time release characters all at once, you need access to the machine's test menu. From there, go to Configuration, then Game, and enter the following code. A sound will confirm it. P1 Up, Down, Right, Left, Button 1, Button 2, Button 3, Button 4

PORTS

Consoles:


Sony PlayStation japan (oct.14, 1999, "JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken [Model SLPS-02236]")
Sony PlayStation japan (jan.25, 2001, "JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken [CapKore] [Model SLPS-86721] ")

For ports released outside Japan, please see the Export version entry; "JoJo's Venture".

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's screenshots.
Official website: http://www.capcom.co.jp/newproducts/arcade/jojo/index.html

Page last modified on January 27, 2013