Senkyu

The Arcade PCB by Seibu Kaihatsu, Inc.

Senkyu screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Senkyu © 1995 Seibu Kaihatsu.


In this puzzle game, 3 rotatable balls consisting of 4 basic colors, yellow, pink, green, blue, fall from the top to the lowest part of the screen. When groups of like-colored spheres collect together, they disappear and the space is filled in with surrounding spheres. Bonuses are awarded for completing combos and the game ends when the entire screen has been filled up. The game has many modes of play : Single, Puzzle, Vs. Computer and Vs. Player. In Puzzle mode there is continuous, changing backgrounds and additional colors. In the Vs. play modes, the spheres only appear in the four basic colors.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Seibu SPI Hardware

Main CPU : I386 (@ 25 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 7.15909 Mhz)
Sound Chips : YMF271 (@ 7.15909 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3

TRIVIA

Released in October 1995.

This game is known outside Japan as "Battle Balls".

PORTS

Consoles:


Sony PlayStation (1997, as bonus game in "Raiden DX")

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on February 13, 2012