Marvel Land

The Arcade PCB by NAMCO, Ltd.

Marvel Land screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Marvel Land © 1989 Namco.


Great horizontal platform game that takes place in a fantasy amusement park. You play as Prince Paco, who is on a quest to save Princess Luxy from the evil Mole King.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Namco System 2 hardware
Game ID : MV

Main CPU : (2x) Motorola 68000 (@ 12.288 Mhz), M6809 (@ 3.072 Mhz), HD63705 (@ 2.048 Mhz)
Sound Chips : C140 (@ 21.39 Khz), YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 288 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz
Palette colors : 8192

Players : 2
Control : 4-way joystick
Buttons : 3

TRIVIA

Even if titlescreen says 1989, Marvel Land was released in January 1990 in Japan.

Some bonus level parade floats and rides featured in levels contain popular Namco characters such as "Pac-Man", Pooka from "Dig Dug", Solvalou from "Xevious", "Mappy", "Grobda", Paccet from "Baraduke", Dragon from "Dragon Spirit" and "Berabow Man".

The pink female robot that appears in the game later appears in the Namco Museum series behind the museum's information desk.

Default highscore table (TOP 5) :
RANK SCORE NAME ROUND
1ST 80000 AAA 2-2
2ND 40000 BBB 2-1
3RD 20000 CCC 1-4
4TH 10000 DDD 1-4
5TH 5000 EEE 1-3

UPDATES

• World and Japanese versions have different gameplay, bonuses and bosses.
• In the Japanese version you can choose between easy and normal course.

PORTS

Consoles:


Sega Mega Drive (1991)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on August 16, 2009