Kabuki-Z

The Video Game PCB by Taito Corp.

Kabuki-Z screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Kabuki-Z © 1988 Taito Corporation.


Control a samurai on 5 levels of slashing bloody action featuring a 'fatality' on each level's boss.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Prom Stickers: B50

Main CPU: (3x) Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)
Sound Chips: YM2203 (@ 3 Mhz), DAC

Screen Orientation: Horizontal
Video Resolution: 256 x 224 Pixels
Screen Refresh: 59.15 Hz
Palette Colors: 512

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

TRIVIA

Kabuki-Z was released in August 1988.

STAFF

Developed by: Kaneko

Main Designer: Hiroshi Kaneko
Character Designers: Ayako Funatsu, Tokuhisa Tagima, Keisuke Matsuoka, Akiko Kuratan, Toshiko Okimoto, Junko Yazaki, Yuuko Mabuchi, Chiharu Takekoshi, Sadam Fuzihira, Hidefumi Ichikawa
Music & Effects: Tatsuya Watanabe
Sound Enginnier: Seiichi Aizu
Main Programmer: Nobuyuki Narita
Sub Programmer: Hidemi Hamada
Special Thanks: Hiroshi Kikuchi

PORTS

This game was supposed to be ported on Megadrive under the name "Tenkuu Retsuden Musashi" (translates from Japanese as 'Tales of heaven'), by Kaneko. 'Musashi' is the name of a legendary samurai, it then means a great warrior. The port was cancelled.

SOURCES
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.
See goodies section.

Page last modified on November 17, 2014