Tengai - Sengoku Ace Episode II

The Arcade Video Game by Psikyo

Tengai - Sengoku Ace Episode II screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Tengai - Sengoku Ace Episode II © 1996 Psikyo.

Nice horizontal shoot'em up with 5 selectable characters who have their own storyline and ending.


Main CPU : Motorola 68EC020 (@ 16 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : YMF278B (@ 33.8688 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-Way Joystick
Buttons : 2
=> Fire, Special


Tengai was released in April 1996.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Beyond The Heavens'.

This game is known in Japan as "Sengoku Blade - Sengoku Ace Episode II", which literally means 'Civil War Blade - Civil War Ace Episode II'.

The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 3 smileys, and 'THAT all IS all WRONG' appears.

Soundtrack releases (for limited edition) :
Sengoku Blade / Psikyo [Pony Canyon / Scitron - PCCB-00216 - May 17, 1996]


• Extra Features : if you hold Test Button + PL1 Button 1 during boot, you get extra options in the test menu. A level skip, BG test usually etc...

• Play As Ayin : at the character selection screen, highlight the [?] and press Up(X3), Down(X3), Up(X7) and Ayin will appear.


1. Samurai Aces (1993)
2. Tengai - Sengoku Ace Episode II (1996)
3. Sengoku Cannon - Sengoku Ace Episode III (2005, Sony PSP)


Music Composed by : Masaki Izutani



Sega Saturn japan (nov.22, 1996; "Sengoku Blade - Sengoku Ace Episode II [Model T-14410G]")
Sony PlayStation 2 japan (dec.02, 2004; "Sengoku Ace & Sengoku Blade [Psikyo Shooting Collection Vol.2] [Model SLPM-62563]")
Sony PlayStation 2 japan (dec.01, 2005; "Sengoku Ace & Sengoku Blade [Psikyo Shooting Collection Vol.2] [Taito Best] [Model SLPM-62563]")
Sony PlayStation 2 europe (dec.02, 2006; "Samurai Aces [Model SLES-53872]")

Game's ROM.
Game's screenshots.
Official website: http://www.x-nauts.com/psikyo/product/bre/index.html

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