Knuckle Heads

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The [Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game by Namco, Ltd. [Tokyo, Japan]

 
DESCRIPTION
[Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game

Knuckle Heads © 1992 Namco.


Weapon based arcade fighting game released in 1993 by Namco during the fighting game boom started by Capcom's Street Fighter II. Notable for having a jump button and multi-player matches allowing up to four players to play simultaneously.
TECHNICAL
PICTURE :
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Knuckle Heads machine
Click to enlarge (members only)
Namco System NA-2 hardware
Game ID : KH

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 12.52825 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Namco (@ 32 Khz)

Control per player: 8-way joystick
Buttons per player: 3
TRIVIA
Even if the title screen says '1992', Knuckle Heads was released in March 1993 in Japan.

The names of the female fighters (Claudia Silva and Christine Myao) appear on a 'Soul Edge Tour' shirt worn by a female character in the 1996 game "Dancing Eyes".

Soundtrack releases :
Namco Game Sound Express Vol.9 / Knuckle Heads - Victor Entertainment - VICL-15019 - May 21, 1993
STAFF
Planners : O. Sugi, Captain Gan
Programmers : SAM. Uruyama, Furin-Yanagi-Kazan-CD
Chief of visual designers : H. Kikuchi, KIM
Visual designers : M. FukuChan, Tsuchidarya-, N. Kumagari, G-NAS.Y, H-DAIO
Logo and graphic designer : Cho-Itoh
Illustration : Mr. Shigeri
Sound composer : Takayuki Aihara (John Aihara)

* CAST :
Vincent, Darell : N. Tobita
Fujioka : T. Morikawa
Chris : M. Hayashibara
Silva : K. Misuishi
Vaike : T. Yanagihara
SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's picture.

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