Space Gun

The Arcade PCB by Taito Corp.

Space Gun screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Space Gun © 1990 Taito Corp.


As a member of a special Search And Rescue unit. you (and an optional friend) are told to investigate an S.O.S. distress signal that was sent from a space station. what you don't know is that a group of vicious aliens have taken the colonists hostage. luckily for you, you're armed with a plasma pulse gun and four sets of grenades that are quite special (aside from the common grenade that explodes, some will freeze, incinerate, and even slice and dice the aliens).

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Space Gun the  Arcade PCB
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(members only)
Taito Z System hardware
Prom Stickers : C57

Main CPU : (2x) Motorola 68000
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2610

Players : 2
Control : lightgun
Buttons : 3

TRIVIA

Space Gun was released in October 1990

Zuntata Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Zuntata History L'ab-normal 1st - ZTTL-0038) on April 1, 1999.

A Space Gun unit appears in the 1994 French movie 'La Vengeance d'une Blonde'.

TIPS AND TRICKS

• Using Bombs, each Bomb has a specific effect.
1) Fire: Aliens will burn.
2) Bomb: Aliens will explode.
3) Sword: Aliens will be cut.
4) Freeze: Aliens will be frozen.

• Harder mode: If you stay at as low health as possible, the difficulty will be harder. And if you reach the time out, a powerful Alien will appear.

• Good Ending: Your cockpit should not be destroyed in last stage.

PORTS

Consoles:


Sega Master System europe (1992) "Space Gun [Model 9010]"
Microsoft XBOX europe (oct.14, 2005) "Taito Legends"
Sony PlayStation 2 europe (oct.14, 2005) "Taito Legends [Model SLES-53438]"
Microsoft XBOX usa (oct.25, 2005) "Taito Legends"
Sony PlayStation 2 usa (oct.25, 2005) "Taito Legends [Model SLUS-21122]"
Sony PlayStation 2 korea (jul.18, 2006) "Taito Legends [Model SLKA-15056]"
Sony PlayStation 2 japan (jan.25, 2007) "Taito Memories II Joukan [Model SLPM-66649]"

Computers:


Sinclair ZX Spectrum europe (1992)
Commodore C64 europe (1992)
Amstrad CPC europe (1992)
Commodore Amiga europe (1992)
Atari ST europe (1992)
PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] europe (oct.14, 2005) "Taito Legends"
PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] usa (nov.10, 2005) "Taito Legends"

SOURCES
Game's picture.
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.

Page last modified on January 14, 2016